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How Ekiti governor’s wife was attacked by hoodlums

Persons suspected to be hoodlums, on Tuesday afternoon, hijacked a protest by students of the Federal University of Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) and attacked the convoy of the wife of the Ekiti governor, Mrs Bisi Fayemi.
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World Bank engages 5000 youths in community service in Ekiti

No fewer than 5,000 Ekiti youths have been engaged by World Bank in partnership with Ekiti State Government for Community Service.

Ekiti APC: Ex-Governor Segun Oni remains suspended

All Progressives Congress (APC), Ekiti State chapter, has reaffirmed that former governor Segun Oni remains suspended in spite of protest against the move by his loyalists.

APC elders reject Segun Oni’s suspension from party

Some elders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ifaki Ekiti Ward, have rejected the recent suspension of former governor of the state, Mr Segun Oni, from the party by ward officers over alleged anti-party activities.

Ekiti APC divided over ex-Governor Segun Oni’s suspension

Mixed feelings have greeted the indefinite suspension of the former Deputy National Chairman of the All Progressive Party, APC, Mr Segun Oni, as some leaders of the party on Saturday dissociated themselves from the suspension, saying it was an act of disrespect.

Ekiti APC suspends ex-Governor Segun Oni for anti-party activities

For allegedly getting involved in anti-party activities, the Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has suspended the former state Governor Segun Oni from the party.

Police arrest four over alleged murder, cultism

The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested four persons for alleged cultism and murder.

Community protests killing of farmer by suspected herdsmen

The people of Ayegbaju Ekiti in the Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State staged a violent protest over alleged killing of a farmer, Elijah Ogor, by suspected herdsmen.
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Federal government worried over indiscriminate erection of speed breakers on highways

The Federal Ministry of Works has expressed worry at the indiscriminate erection of speed breakers on federal highways in the country without due authorisation.

Ekiti monarch dies five days after losing 15 residents in accident

The traditional ruler of Iworoko Ekiti in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti, Oluwafemi Adejana, is dead.

Traditional chiefs want official recognition to curb crime in Ekiti

Traditional chiefs in Ekiti State have urged the state government to officially recognise and involve them in its efforts to maintain peace and security in the communities.
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Kayode Fayemi flags off $55 million World Bank-funded Ero rehabilitation project

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has flagged off the rehabilitation of Ero dam and replacement of transmission main pipelines with an expectation that the project would address water shortage and curb open defecation.

Federal government approves N185 billion for rehabilitation, reconstruction of 14 roads

The federal executive council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja approved N185.2billion for the rehabilitation, repairs and reconstruction of 14 road projects across the country.

Ekiti govt restates commitment to non-interference in local council elections

Ekiti State Government has restated its commitment to ensuring non-interference in the affairs of the state Independent Electoral Commission (EKSIEC) poised to organise a free, fair and credible local government elections scheduled for Saturday in the state.

Ex-NBA chief Wole Olanipekun knocks Nigerian leaders over Libya slavery

Renowned lawyer and philanthropist, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) has blamed leaders in the country for the alleged slavery many Nigerians in Libya have been subjected to, saying failure to provide responsive and responsible leadership on the part of our leader was largely responsible for the debasing treatment Nigerians are receiving overseas.

Obasanjo did not make me Ekiti gov – Oni

National Deputy Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), and former governor of Ekiti State, Segun Oni, has dismissed claims that he was imposed on the people of the state in 2007 by former President, Olusegun Obasanjo.

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NBS: Inflation rate now 11.24 per cent

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation with the index rising to 11.24 per cent in September.
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Charly Boy set to perform at 2019 ‘Felabration’ Festival

Maverick entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as ‘Charly Boy’, is set to perform at the 2019 annual Felabration fiesta, a week-long celebration of the life and times Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.
The Kebbi State border operations of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized over 379 gallons of smuggled oil, four bags of Moringa snuff, 59 bags of fertilizer and other prohibited items smuggled into Nigeria through illegal routes from neighboring countries.

Joint Customs-Miltary patrol kill alleged smuggler in Babura

A joint border patrol team of Customs and Military officers gunned down a suspected rice smuggler yesterday in the Babura Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
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Absence of three defendants stalls ‘UNILAG gang-rape’ trial

The absence on Tuesday of three of the five students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), facing trial for allegedly gang-raping a student of the institution has stalled their criminal trial.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 8

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Nigeria better with equal representation of women in politics

Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has attributed the poor socio-economic and political situation in Nigeria to the inadequate participation of women in active politics.