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Senate begins investigation into Edo Assembly crisis

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The Senate on Thursday commenced investigation into the crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly. Senate The Senate Ad hoc committee investigating the crisis led by Sen. Abdullahi Sabi (APC...

Thu Jul 18th, 2019     Read More →

Justice Karatu’s treatment, example of assault on independence of judiciary

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By Joseph Otteh On June 14, 2019, Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Abubakar Bagudu removed Justice Elizabeth Karatu, from office as acting Chief Judge of the State and appointed Justice Sulaiman...

Thu Jul 18th, 2019     Read More →

Journalists escape death as Ekiti Deputy Gov’s press bus crashes

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela ADO-EKITI—SOME journalists working with Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, yesterday, escaped death by the whiskers, as the press bus conveying them rammed...

Thu Jul 18th, 2019     Read More →

CJN Muhammad wants better welfare for judicial officers

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The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Tanko Muhammad has urged the Legislative and the Executive arms of government to fully provide the Judiciary arm with what was due, to enable it discharge its...

Wed Jul 17th, 2019     Read More →

‘No fraudulent person will make 2019 Hajj’

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Ekiti state government has declared that no person whose integrity cannot be guaranteed will be allowed to partake in the 2019 Hajj. File: 2018 Hajj The Secretary, State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare...

Wed Jul 17th, 2019     Read More →

2023 polls: How media can ensure effective coverage — Arogundade, Olorunyomi

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By Odera Ebeze LAGOS—NOTABLE media practitioners and civil society activists, have called on the Nigerian media to commence early preparations to ensure effective coverage of the 2023...

Wed Jul 17th, 2019     Read More →

The Ekiti knowledge city project: Nigeria’s Stanford/Silicon Valley

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By Aare Afe Babalola I HAD the advantage of reading the write-up by Nseobong Okon-Ekong from the interface Dr John Kayode Fayemi, the Executive Governor of Ekiti State, had with some Journalists...

Wed Jul 17th, 2019     Read More →

Alleged Sex-for-Marks: I was set up by female student – EKSU lecturer

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela ADO-EKITI – A lecturer at the Ekiti State University, EKSU, Ado Ekiti, Dr. Olaleye Aduwo, who was alleged to have been involved in “sex for mark” scandal,...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Killings, Banditry, Others: 17 Months after, Senate again holds national security summit

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*** Condemns Fasoranti daughter’s murder *** As Senators Condemn the rate of killings in the country. By Henry Umoru The Senate today, said it would hold what it described as an...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

‘Average price of cooking gas decreases in June’

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the average price for refilling of a five-kilogramme (kg) cylinder of cooking gas decreased to N1,995.38 in June from N2,028.04 in May. Cooking...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

7 cows die, 4 passengers injured as bus crashes into herd in Ekiti

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti—Four passengers, yesterday, reportedly sustained severe injuries, when a commercial bus they were in rammed into a herd of cattle. Fulani herdsmen Tension in...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

2020/2023: Tinubu, Akeredolu in marriage of convenience

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By Dayo Johnson POLITICS of 2020 and 2023 played out, last week, in Akure, the Ondo State capital between two gladiators of the All Progressive Congress, APC. Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Chief Segun...

Tue Jul 16th, 2019     Read More →

Analysis: Boosting development in Africa via AfDB’s Investment Forum

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The African Development Bank (AfDB), put the financial outlay to finance Africa’s development needs at between 600 to 700 billion US dollars annually. AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina Of this...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

Man, 20, remanded in prison over alleged rape of minor

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An Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court in Ekiti on Monday remanded a 20-year-old man, Ilesanmi Ajayi, in police custody over alleged rape of a seven-year-old girl. The Magistrate, Mr Timothy Abe,...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →

Killing of Fasoranti’s Daughter: Herdsmen’ve declared war against S’West — Yoruba leaders

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By Dayo Johnson, Dapo Akinrefon, Ola Ajayi, Daud Olatunji, Rotimi Ojomoyela, Luminous Jannamike & Shina Abubakar FOLLOWING the killing of Mrs. Funke Olakunri, daughter of the leader of...

Mon Jul 15th, 2019     Read More →