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Killer herdsmen and counter narratives

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It was Thomas Hobbes, the 17th century English philosopher, who in his seminal work, Leviathan, put a magnifying lens on what he termed “the natural condition of mankind.” Herdsmen on...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

PDP commends Wike, Fayose over visit, gesture to Benue massacre victims 

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended the Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike and his Ekiti State counterpart, Ayo Fayose, for visiting Benue...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

I am a member of APC, I cannot keep quiet when my people are being annihilated, Ortom tells Fayose

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BY PETER DURU MAKURDI – Governor Samuel Ortom has promised to comply and obey the agitation of the people of the state if they ask him to leave the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, for...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Fayose visits Benue, Says “God will visit blood of victims of herdsmen killings on their killers, sponsors”

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Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has said that God will visit the blood of the innocent people of Benue State and other States killed by suspected herdsmen on the killers and their...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

House wife, 35, seeks dissolution of marriage over alleged battery

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Ikole-Ekiti, (Ekiti State) – A house wife, Mrs Odunayo Agbetuyi on Thursday sought an order of the Customary Court in Ikole-Ekiti for the dissolution of her 10 year-old marriage to her...

Thu Feb 8th, 2018     Read More →

Ekiti, Osun guber election outcomes will shock PDP, APC – Accord Party

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As the gubernatorial elections in Ekiti and Osun States draw nearer, the Accord Party in the southwest has said that its candidates would emerge winners of the two polls. Mr Dokun Babarinde, the...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →

Foundation adopts entertainment to tackle FGM

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The Dorothy Njemanze Foundation says it has adopted the use of entertainment to tackle Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the country. Ms Dorothy Njemanze, the President of the foundation, said...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →

Court remands three for gang-raping minor

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti—An Ado-Ekiti Magistrate’s Court, on Tuesday, ordered the remand of the three men in prison custody, for allegedly gang-raping a 14-year-old girl. The...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Senate, Reps agree on order of elections

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…As NASS fixes Presidential election last …Override of Presidential Veto looms …As Saraki Knocks Buhari on Anti- Corruption War By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate yesterday...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →

Why FG continues to send nominees to Senate —Presidency

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By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor ABUJA—The Presidency, yesterday, clarified its position on why it has continued to send names of officials for appointment into key Federal Government...

Wed Feb 7th, 2018     Read More →

Fayose chides police for calling Benue Governor a “drowning man”

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Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the comment made on Channels Television Sunrise Daily today, by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO); Mr. Jimoh Moshood, describing the...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

Justice Abang acting as persecutor against Metuh – Fayose

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Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has accused Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court, Abuja of acting more like a persecutor in the case of former National Publicity Secretary of the...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

Court remands 3 men over alleged defilement of 14-year-old girl

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An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Tuesday, ordered the remand of three men- Samuel Farotimi, Sunday Ajimoko and Tayo Ilugbo, for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl. Rape The...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

ATTACKS: Tackle herdsmen menace, Afenifere tells S’West govs

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By Dapo Akinrefon LAGOS — THE pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has called on South West governors to set aside party affiliation and tackle the menace of herdsmen in the...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →

Anisulowo Fayose’s chief of staff quits

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Chief Dipo Anisulowo, the Chief of Staff to Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has quit with immediate effect. Fayose Anisulowo made his resignation known in a letter addressed to Fayose, a...

Tue Feb 6th, 2018     Read More →