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Community petitions Fayemi over imposition of Oba by Commissioner

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela – Ado-Ekiti The people of Iloro Ekiti in Ijero Local Government Area of Ekiti State have accused the Finance Commissioner, Mr Dapo Kolawole of allegedly imposing a...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

2020 Budget: Only 4 States are viable in Nigeria —report

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…says 92% depends on federal allocation By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja A new report released Wednesday, by a budget tracking Civil Society Organisation, Budget, indicated that only four...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

INEC decries low number of women occupying elective office

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….It has nothing to with the law, religion—former Minister By Chris Ochayi The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Wednesday, decried the low number of women seeking for...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Odo-Oro Ekiti installs lawyer as 13th Onise

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By Adesina Wahab The sprawling community of Odo-Oro Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State, on Monday went agog as a new traditional ruler for the town ascended the throne. The new...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Rochas Foundation earmarks N1bn to tackle out of school children challenge

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The Rochas Foundation says it is budgeting N1 billion to help tackle the out of school children challenge in the country. Rochas Foundation earmarks N1bn to tackle out of school children...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Court nullifies Ekiti govt’s relocation of LG headquarters

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela – Ado-Ekiti An Ado-Ekiti High Court has declared as illegal the proclamation made by the state government to relocate the headquarters of Ilejemeje local government area...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

NUTAF: participants’ hopes high in first off-campus host event

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Participants at the National Universities Theatre Arts Festival (NUTAF), which kicked off on Monday say they came with high expectations. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

175 people apprehended for violation of environmental laws in Ekiti —Commissioner

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The Ekiti Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Mr. Gbenga Agbeyo, said that 175 people were arrested and prosecuted for allegedly violating environmental laws in the state between...

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019     Read More →

First-class traditional ruler in Ekiti, Oore of Mobaland joins ancestors

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela – Ado-Ekiti A first-class traditional ruler in Ekiti State the Oore of Moba, Oba Adedapo Popoola has reportedly joined his ancestors. Oba Popoola who was a one-time...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Traditional ruler in Ekiti, Oore of Mobaland joins ancestors

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela – Ado-Ekiti A first-class traditional ruler in Ekiti State the Oore of Moba, Oba Adedapo Popoola has reportedly joined his ancestors. Oba Popoola who was a one-time...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

UEFA Champions League matchday 3 preview

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The UEFA Champions League is back for matchday 3. Europe’s premier club competition resumes after a 19-day break, with early kickoffs in Ukraine and Spain. It promises to be an exciting...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Ogun CJ charges legal practitioners to take care of their health

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James Ogunnaike – Abeokuta The Chief Judge of Ogun State, Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu, has charged legal practitioners in the State to uplift the standard of legal practice and equip their...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Housewife seeks dissolution of 12-yr-old marriage over lack of care

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A 40-year-old housewife, Motunrayo Ajayi, on Tuesday asked an Ado-Ekiti Customary Court to dissolve her 12-year-old marriage to her husband, Taiwo Ajayi, over lack of care. The News Agency of...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

From Afe to ABUAD: A Legacy of Leadership

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BY M. OPEYEMI BAMIDELE AN age-long adage acknowledges the fact that some men are born great, many achieved greatness while some had greatness trusted on them. Interestingly, any keen reader of his...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →

BEDC to inject 572,392 meters under MAP scheme in franchise areas

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BEDC Electricity Plc. (BEDC) has announced a total rollout plan of 572,392 meters within the next two years across its franchise areas covering Edo, Delta, Ondo and Ekiti state under the Meter...

Tue Oct 22nd, 2019     Read More →