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Kayode Fayemi warns NYSC members against indiscriminate sex, cultism

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti on Monday warned members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) against indiscriminate sex, cultism and other acts that could jeopardise the objectives of the scheme.
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Ayodele Fayose tells Anglican bishop to stop parading self as man of God

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has said his tenure immensely benefitted the people of the state just as he advised the Anglican Bishop of Ekiti Diocese, Rt Reverend Christopher Omotunde, to remove the cassock and mount the soap box so that the whole world would know that he has joined politics.

Ekiti APC primaries: Aspirant calls for NWC intervention

A House of Representatives aspirant in Ekiti, Chief Kayode Babade, on Tuesday, urged the All Progressive Congress (APC) National Working Committee to intervene in the state’s upcoming primaries.

APC presents consensus candidates for Ekiti Assembly election

In the run up to the 2019 general elections, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates for the 26 Seats of the Ekiti State House of Assembly emerged on Tuesday through consensus.

2019: Muyiwa Olumilua withdraws from Ekiti APC House of Rep race

An APC House of Representatives aspirant in Ekiti, Mr Muyiwa Olumilua, on Friday announced his withdrawal from the race fews days before the party primaries.

NYSC places ban on unauthorized journeys

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-Gen. Zakari Kazaure, said on Tuesday that travelling out of camp or places of primary assignment without obtaining permission remained an offence.

Aare Adams, monarch seek better security in Akoko communities

Alahuga of Ahuga Akokoland, Oba Samuel Agunloye, at the weekend, led leaders and representatives of the six communities in the town, on a courtesy visit to the Omole home of the Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba land, Gani Adams.

Ekiti local council official found dead in a well

The Director of Finance, Ise/Orun Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Michael Bamisaye, has been found dead in a well at his residence in Ado-Ekiti.

Panic as Ekiti local council officer commits suicide

There was panic in Ado Ekiti on Monday as the Director of Finance in Ise/Orun Local Government, Mr. Michael Kayode Bamisaye, allegedly committed suicide at his residence in the state capital.

PDP lost Ekiti because Governor Fayose took people for granted – ex-commissioner

Former Ekiti State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Owoseni Ajayi, has revealed that the PDP house started crumbling under Governor Ayodele Fayose because of his refusal to listen to advice and give room for reconciliation in the party.

Ekiti guber: APC lawmakers reject long adjournment, vow to resume sitting

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State House of Assembly have vowed to challenge the long adjournment imposed on the entire House by the Speaker, Right Honourable Kola Oluwawole.
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APC’s Kayode Fayemi wins Ekiti guber poll

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Saturday July 14, 2018 governorship poll, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has won the keenly contested exercise with close margin.

Another Ekiti Assembly PDP member defects to APC

A former Chief Whip of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Sunday Akinniyi, on Tuesday defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress.

Ekiti Assembly’s ex-chief whip defects to APC

A former Chief Whip of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Sunday Akinniyi, on Tuesday defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress.

Ekiti guber: APC exco regains custody of secretariat, vows to sanction ‘dissidents’

The Chief Jide Awe-led State Executive Committee (SWC) of the Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Wednesday, regained custody of the State secretariat from the caretaker committee, said vowing to set up a disciplinary committee to sanction the ‘dissidents’.

Man exhumes bones of sister buried 50 years ago

An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday granted bail of N100,000 to a 75-year-old man, Mr. Daramola Luiz, accused of exhuming the bones of his sister, Mrs. Folawewo Luiz, buried 50 years ago.

Ekiti council chiefs sue AGF, 36 governors over $1bn ECA fund to fight Boko...

The chairmen of the 16 Local Government Areas in Ekiti State have sued the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice as well as governors of the 36 states of the federation for approving the withdrawal of $1bn from the Excess Crude Account for the fight against insurgency.

Governor Fayose’s wife urges corps members to be useful tools for Nigeria

Wife of the Governor of Ekiti, Mrs. Feyisetan Fayose, has urged the Batch B, Stream 1 Corps Members recently deployed to Ekiti State to ensure that they end up becoming useful tools during and after their one year mandatory service to the nation in the state.

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Personnel stand at the site where a commuter train derailed in the town of Vacarisses, about 35 kilometres (20 miles) northeast of Barcelona, on November 20, 2018. - At least one person was killed and six injured in the accident caused by a landslide following heavy rains, emergency services and Spain's rail operator said. (Photo by Pau BARRENA / AFP)

One dead, 44 hurt as landslide derails train in Spain

One person was killed and 44 others were injured, three seriously, on Tuesday when a commuter train derailed near Barcelona due to a landslide caused by heavy rains, emergency services and Spain's rail operator said.
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Plateau IDPs: We are starving, degraded

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at Riyom Town Hall camp in Plateau are complaining of starvation, degradation and in inhuman condition.

Police arrest 24-year-old cop killer in Yenagoa

The Nigeria Police Force, Bayelsa State Command says it has arrested the killer of a Police Constable, Sammy Saturday, attached to the Counter Terrorism Unit (CPU) at Tombia Roundabout in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

25 countries to participate in Kano trade fair

Kano State government has been commended for the promoting business activities in the state and supporting state chamber of commerce to organize forthcoming 39th edition of the Kano International trade fair, which is schedule to take place from 22 November to December 8, 2019.
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Nissan shares plunge as Ghosn faces ouster after arrest

Nissan and Mitsubishi shares plunged Tuesday after chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested for alleged financial misconduct, that reportedly included exorbitantly priced houses and diverted compensation.