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Herdsman to die by hanging for killing colleague in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court, Ado Ekiti Division, on Thursday sentenced a 25 years old herdsman, Mohamodu Haruna, to death by hanging for killing a fellow herder, one Mohamadu Usman.
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Supreme Court set to hear case on constitutionality of virtual court hearings

The Supreme Court has fixed Tuesday, July 14, for the hearing of the suit brought by the Attorney-General of Ekiti State, Olawale Fapohunda, against the Attorney-General of the Federation and Attorneys-General of Lagos and Ogun States respectively.
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Ekiti denies flouting court order on monarch’s installation

Ekiti State Government said on Thursday that it did not flout court order on the coronation and presentation of the staff of office on Wednesday to the Oore of Otun Ekiti, Oba Adekunle Adeagbo.
An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced two septuagenarians and four others to death by hanging for the murder of one Sola Adeniyi.

Two septuagenarians, four others to die by hanging in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced two septuagenarians and four others to death by hanging for the murder of one Sola Adeniyi.

Man sentenced to death for armed robbery in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti, on Monday, sentenced a 21-year-old man, Isa Abdulkareem, to death by hanging.

Two to die by hanging for car robbery in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced two middle-aged men to death by hanging for armed robbery.

Two sentenced to death for murder in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti, on Monday, sentenced two persons, Tosin Oluwafemi, 21, and Tajudeen Ogunleye, 18, to death by hanging for murder, conspiracy and unlawful possession of human skull.

Former banker jailed 10 years for stealing bank’s, depositors’ money

Justice Abiodun Adesodun of the Ekiti State High Court, has convicted a former cashier officer with Fidelity Bank, Ado branch of Ado Ekiti, Michael Adedayo Ihinolurinjon, and sentenced him to ten years in prison for stealing money from the bank’s vault and diverting customers’ deposits to personal use.
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Ekiti government sets up committee to implement Supreme Court judgement on Ilejemeje local council

The Ekiti State Government has begun the process of implementing the December 15 judgment of the Supreme Court on the relocation of the headquarters of Ilejemeje local government area.

Supreme Court orders Ekiti government to relocate local council headquarters

The Supreme Court on Friday ended the 19-year legal dispute over the right location of the headquarters of Ilejemeje Local Government Area of Ekiti State.

Court refuses restraining Kayode Fayemi from sacking council chiefs

An Ekiti State High Court on Friday refused to grant an order seeking to restrain the governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, from sacking the 16 local government councils when he assumes office.

Ekiti deputy governor-elect sues Ayodele Fayose, seeks N500 million compensation

Following the alleged damage to his property by Ekiti State Government and Hajaig Construction Company, the Deputy Governor-elect of the state, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has sued Governor Ayodele Fayose and the contractor, seeking a compensation of N500 million for the havoc wreaked on his private property.

Ekiti guber: PDP gets order to serve petition on APC, Governor-elect Fayemi by pasting,...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate for the July 14 poll, Kolapo Olusola, on Wednesday, got approval from the election Tribunal sitting in Ado-Ekiti, state capital, to serve notice of Petition, and other accompanying processes it filed to challenge the declaration of All Progressives Congress (APC)’s John Kayode Fayemi as winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), by conspicuous pasting and courier services.

Ekiti guber: Kolapo Olusola urges tribunal to annul Kayode Fayemi’s victory

The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) candidate in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State, Prof Kolapo Olusola, yesterday filed a petition at the governorship election tribunal against the results declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), insisting that he was the actual winner of the election.

21-year-old to die by hanging for armed robbery in Ekiti

A 21-year-old man, Abdulateef Babatunde, is to die by hanging for robbing two men including a policeman of their motorcycles at gunpoint.

Man sentenced to death for armed robbery in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court has sentenced a man, Kingsley Okorowande, to death by hanging after being found guilty of armed robbery.

Ekiti APC chair resumes, warns delegates against money for vote

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Chief Jide Awe, resumed office on Monday after over three years in exile, thanking the State Working Committee for not impeaching him while away.

Governor Fayose withdraws murder case against APC chair, others

An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has discharged and acquitted the state chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Jide Awe, and two others of murder charge.

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