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FRSC raises alarm over deadly potholes in Ekiti

The Federal Road Safety Corps in Ekiti State has raised the alarm over rising accident rate along Ifaki-Ado Ekiti Road due to potholes on the road.

Group cautions Governor Tambuwal over unguarded statement against President Buhari

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has faulted the recent comments by Sokoto State Gov. Aminu Tambuwal against President Muhammadu Buhari, describing such as unfortunate, ill-conceived and a total assault on African cultural values.

Ibadan DisCo invests over N1.5bn in metering, infrastructure

The Management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has said that over N11. 5 billion has had been invested in metering, network upgrading and rehabilitation of it’s network operations in the last six months.
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Murdered APC chieftain buried in Ido-Ekiti

The remains of Bunmi Ojo, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, were on Friday laid to rest in his hometown, Ido Ekiti, in Ido-Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

PDP replies APC, insists on dismantling ruling party’s rigging machinery

The Peoples Democratic Party says no threats or smear campaign will make it buckle on its resolve to contend with the All Progressives Congress and dismantle its rigging machinery in all future elections.
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Governor Fayose: Nigeria must be saved from APC’s recklessness

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said Nigerians, especially the youths. must rise and save the country from the All Progressives Congress government of recklessness, saying: “Events in the last few weeks are pointers to the fact that for Nigeria to be rescued from this impending anarchy, the people must rise to ensure that their votes count and rule of law is sustained.”

Killings: Police raid black spots in Ekiti

Ekiti State Police Command, yesterday, said they had commenced mass raid of black spots and flash points across the 16 local government areas of the state to rid the state of criminal elements.

Church urges federal government to intensify efforts for the release of Leah Sheribu

The NKST Church has urged the Federal Government to intensify efforts to secure the release of 15-year-old Leah Sharibu, one of the girls kidnapped at the Government Secondary School, Dapchi, Yobe State.

Asiwaju Tinubu: Ex-President Obasanjo can’t tell us who to vote for

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday, lambasted former President Olusegun Obasanjo over the recent letter of criticism he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the ex-President had no right to dictate who the people should vote for in the 2019 presidential election.
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PDP vows to match APC’s rigging machinery in Osun

Beginning with the Osun governorship election next month, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it would not allow itself to be outsmarted by the rigging machinery of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Governor Fayose: APC has eroded democratic gains

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of allegedly eroding the democratic gains Nigeria has made when it came to power in 2015.

Panic as another man is shot dead in Ado Ekiti

There was panic in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, on Monday evening as another man was killed by unidentified gunmen.

2019: Bye-elections results represent vote of confidence on Buhari/Osinbajo ticket – Presidency

The Presidency has described the outcomes of last Saturday’s polls in Bauchi, Katsina and Kogi states, where candidates of All Progressives Congress emerged winners of the bye-elections, as signs of electoral victory for Buhari/Osinbajo ticket in 2019.
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Police vow to arrest killers of ex-Governor Oni’s aide

The police in Ekiti said on Monday that they would leave no stone unturned in their efforts at tracking the killers of Mr Bunmi Ojo, a former Personal Assistant to former Gov. Segun Oni.
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REC: INEC to reposition polling booths to check vote-buying

Polling booths are henceforth to be position in a way to make it difficult for people to see how voters cast their votes during elections, a Resident Electoral Commissioner announced in Awka on Monday.

Ekiti guber tribunal: We’ll reclaim our mandate – Governor Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has assured his supporters and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that the mandate which he said Ekiti people gave to his deputy, Kolapo Olusola Eleka, would be reclaimed through the Tribunal.
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PDP: Senate leadership positions belong to no political party

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday said Senate leadership positions did not belong to political parties but to Nigerians.

PDP rejects Katsina bye-election outcome, vows to petition election tribunal

The Katsina State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party has vowed to challenge the results of Saturday’s Katsina North Senatorial zone bye-election.

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Eid-el Kabir: Sokoto government disburses N14.68 million to feed orphans

The Sokoto State Government on Saturday disbursed N14.68 million to 86 District Heads to purchase cows for orphans as Sallah meat in the state.

Governor Ortom restates call for Intelligence gathering

Governor Samuel Ortom has restated his call on the people of the state to assist the security agencies to fight crime through intelligence gathering.

INEC suspends Rivers by-election citing widespread violence

The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the by-election for the Port Harcourt Constituency lll State Assembly seat held Aug. 18 in the State.
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NAHCON cautions pilgrims not to play politics in Saudi Arabia

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), on Saturday in Makkah, warned Nigerian pilgrims and their officials against displaying political symbols during the Hajj in Saudi Arabia.
People buy groceries at the municipal market of Coche, a neighbourhood of Caracas, on August 18, 2018 ahead of Monday, when Venezuela will start issuing new banknotes after slashing five zeroes off the crippled bolivar.Uncertainty reigned in Venezuela on Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro unveiled a major economic reform plan aimed at halting the spiraling hyperinflation that has thrown the oil-rich, cash-poor South American country into chaos. / AFP PHOTO / Federico PARRA

Venezuela on edge as President Maduro unveils raft of economic reforms

Uncertainty reigned in Venezuela on Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro unveiled a major economic reform plan aimed at halting the spiraling hyperinflation that has thrown the oil-rich, cash-poor South American country into chaos.