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Senator Arise: I am in governorship race to win Ekiti for APC

A governorship aspirant on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Senator Ayodele Arise, has said that he was in the race to win the July 14 poll for the party and serve the people of the state.

Ekiti monarch pleads not guilty to murder charge

The Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin, has pleaded not guilty to the murder charge filed against him by the State Government.

Ekiti guber: Tope Aluko returns to PDP, says he has apologised to Governor Fayose

The former Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State, Dr. Tope Aluko, has said he has apologized to the State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, for all that he did in the past, vowing to remain committed and loyal to the governor and all that he represents.

Governor Fayose backs Wole Soyinka’s call for organized resistance against killer herdsmen

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has thrown his weight behind the call by Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, for an organized resistance against the incursion of herdsmen.

Two teenagers remanded over gang-rape of 14-year-old

An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that two teenagers, Olajire Ayomide, 18, and Tope Owoeye, 19, be remanded in prison over alleged gang rape of a 14-year-old.

Court dissolves 12-year-old marriage over lack of care for children

An Ado-Ekiti Customary Court has dissolved the 12-year-old marriage between Mrs Toyin Adaraloye, and her husband, Ifeoluwa Adaraloye, over lack of adequate care for their children and ‎constant fighting.

PDP members accuse Governor Fayose of persecution over Ekiti guber race

The crisis rocking the Ekiti State chapter if the Peoples Democratic Party over who flies the party’s banner in the 2018 gubernatorial election is yet to abate, as some party members have accused Governor Ayodele Fayose of persecuting them over their political inclination.

2019: SDP can offer Nigeria a better change – ex-SGF Olu Falae

A former Finance Minister and also a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae, has said that his party, the Social Democratic Party (SDP), would provide a much better change positively for the nation if given a chance to lead.

2019: It is time for Nigerians to take action – Tunde Afe

The founder and General overseer of House of Faith Christian Centre, Reverend Tunde Age, has said the time has come for Ekiti people and Nigerians in general to put in place the government they deserve as citizenry.

Ekiti PDP leaders alleged victimisation by Governor Fayose

Some leaders of Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State have alleged that Governor Ayodele Fayose is yet to forgive them over their fraternity with Ali Modu Sheriff during the recent leadership crisis.

‎Pastor joins governorship race in Ekiti

The founder of House of Faith Christian Centre, Ado Ekiti, Tunde Afe, has joined the governorship race in Ekiti State.

2019: SDP can offer Nigerians desired change – Olu Falae

Former Finance Minister and ex-Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae, has said that his party, Social Democratic Party (SDP), is the only Progressive platform that can provide the masses the desire change they have been yearning for.

Ranching solution to herdsmen-farmers clashes – Governor Aregbesola

Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has appealed to Nigerians to stop reading ethnic sentiment into the killings by suspected herdsmen in the country, saying herdsmen must embrace cattle ranching with a view to ending their conflict with farmers.

NiMet predicts cloudy, sunny weather on Saturday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted partly cloudy weather conditions over the central States of the county on Saturday.


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Wheat farmers count losses in Kaduna

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Lagos abolishes cash payment in revenue collection

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday paid his Land Use Charge, with an announcement that the State Government will no longer accept cash payment in revenue collection effective from March 1, 2018.

Federal govt queries EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu, Festus Keyamo over corruption charges against CCT...

The Federal Government has issued a query to the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Festus Keyamo, over the corruption charges filed against the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Yakubu Umar, in the name of government.

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NAHCON allocates 6, 632 hajj seats to Kaduna

Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, on Thursday, said that 6,632 Hajj seats have been allocated to the state by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).

Oil exploration in Bauchi at advanced stage – NNPC

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru, on Tuesday, said preparations are at the highest level for the commencement of exploration of five oil wells in Alkaleri Local Government Area of Bauchi state.

Why politicians don’t keep promises – CAN chief Samson Ayokunle

Many political leaders are not delivering on their electoral promises or living up to expectations because they are not humble, the President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Samson Ayokunle, said yesterday.

We’ll implement amended Electoral Act if President Buhari gives assent – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said it will implement the amended Electoral Act, if it gets the President’s accent.

PDP supports new law on Yoruba Language – Moshood Salvador

Contrary to insinuation that it is against the new Yoruba Language Preservation and Preservation Law, the Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the party is in support of the law but would not want it to be made compulsory for non-natives.