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Rotimi Akeredolu: I’ll tackle Akure airport challenges

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Thursday assured the National Airspace Management Authority (NAMA) that he would tackle some of the challenges confronting the Akure airport.
Ayodele Fayose

EFCC files criminal charges against Ayodele Fayose

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has filed fresh charges of fraud against the immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose.

2019: Ayodele Fayose reaches out to Labour Party for presidential ticket

Indication has emerged that the outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, may dump the Peoples Democratic Party for the Labour Party, reportedly owing to the failure of his Sokoto State counterpart, Governor Aminu Tambuwal, to emerge as the presidential candidate of the main opposition party.

Ayodele Fayose weeps as he leaves Ekiti for Abuja for EFCC’s interrogation

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, on Sunday wept as he left the state for Abuja to honour his date with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
Muhammadu Buhari and Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti guber: Nigerians have spoken about President Buhari-led APC government – Lai Mohammed

“With the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the just-concluded Ekiti governorship election, Nigeria people have spoken, and they have spoken loudly, about their perception of the APC-led Buhari Administration,” Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s minister of information and culture said in a statement on Sunday.

Kolapo Olusola: Fedral government spending $321 million Abacha’s loot to fund election

As Ekiti electorate go to the poll Saturday to elect another governor that will succeed Governor Ayodele Fayose, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, has accused the federal government of moving part of the $321m recovered from the late Abacha family to fund the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Abacha loot: House of Reps reject planned sharing of $322 million to poor citizens

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, overwhelmingly rejected the decision by the Federal Government to share the sum of $322 million, being the last tranche of the Abacha loot, to poor Nigerians.

APC governors move to avert parallel convention, draw ‘unity list’

A mid fears that disgruntled groups may stage a walk-out and hold parallel convention on Saturday, the Progressives Governors’ Forum (PGF) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has concluded plans to come out with a ‘unity list’ ahead of the convention of the party on June 23.

Kayode Fayemi: We are determined to end poverty in Ekiti

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has assured that his administration would transform the lives of the people and put an end to poverty in the state. Fayemi, who resigned as a minister on Wednesday stated this while addressing journalists at the Akure Airport on Friday.

Ekiti guber: Shooting at APC rally, assassination attempt on Kayode Fayemi – party

The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has alleged that the shooting of the former member of the House of Representatives, Hon Opeyemi Bamidele, and others at a rally on Friday was an alleged plan to assassinate the party’s candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi.

Trigger-happy policeman shoots ex-Rep Bamidele, three others at Kayode Fayemi’s rally

There was confusion at the Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) secretariat on Friday when a trigger-happy Mobile Policeman (MOPOL) opened fire as the party’s flag bearer, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, arrived to a tumultuous welcome.

Uche Secondus: Senate invasion, sign that President Buhari’s government is broken

Following the invasion of the Senate by some suspected political thugs, the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Uche Secondus, on Wednesday declared that the development was a result of the insensitivity of the All Progressives Congress to the security issue in the country.

Arik Air flight makes emergency landing in Ghana after smoke oozes from cabin

An aircraft operated by Nigeria’s largest airline, Arik Air, made an emergency landing on Tuesday when the pilot detected smoke in the cabin.

FAAN sanctions airport officials over cow invasion of runway

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says it has suspended the head of security at the Akure Airport, Ondo State, after cows strayed onto the airport runway, disrupting flight operations.

FAAN apologises as cows stray onto Akure airport runway

A herd of cattle strayed onto the runway of Akure Airport this morning, preventing an Air Peace flight from Lagos from landing.

Cows prevent Air Peace flight from landing at Akure airport

An Air Peace flight was prevented from landing Saturday as cows strayed into the runway of the Akure airport in Ondo state.

2019: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar begins consultations with Governor Fayose

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday, hinted that he might reach a pact with Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, ahead of the presidential elections in 2019.

2019: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar visits Governor Fayose in Ado-Ekiti

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is just being received by Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State at the Akure Airport in Akure, Ondo State, for a visit.

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The Zone `B’ of Nigeria Customs Federal Operation Unit, has seized a truck and four cars conveying 720 bags of smuggled rice, with Duty Paid Value of over N22 million.

Cancer: Expert calls for inclusion of human papillomavirus, hepatitis in routine immunisation

The Chairperson, African Cancer Initiative (ACAI), Dr Obasohan Efe, has called for the inclusion of human papillomavirus (HPV) and hepatitis in a routine immunisation, saying that they were the major cause of cancers in the world.
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Muhammadu Buhari in closed meeting with governors

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently holding a closed meeting with the country’s 36 state governors.

CBN: TSA transaction value hits 13.53 trillion in 2017

The Central Bank of Nigeria says the migration of the Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies to the Treasury Single Account has led to positive growth in the value and volume of transactions recorded in end to end payments in 2017.
Everton midfielder Andre Gomes has admitted he is enjoying his football again at Goodison Park after a few disappointing years with Barcelona.

Andre Gomes: I’m happy to be at Everton

Andre Gomes says his difficult experience at Barcelona has made him “more of a man” and that he is enjoying his football again at Everton.