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Ex-PDP spokesperson wins senatorial poll with APC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ikere Ekiti Sunday declared the All Progressives Congress, Adedayo Clement Adeyeye, winner of the Ekiti south senatorial district poll.
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 monarchs seek resolution to 76-year old boundary dispute

Some traditional rulers in Ekiti State have sought an end to the 7-year old boundary dispute among three communities in Ekiti South Senatorial District.
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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.
Ayodele Fayose

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.
Kayode Fayemi

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.

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This handout picture taken and released on March 18, 2019 by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) shows damages in Beira, Mozambique, in the aftermath of the passage of the cyclone Idai. – A cyclone that ripped across Mozambique and Zimbabwe has killed at least 162 people with scores more missing and caused “massive and horrifying” destruction in the Mozambican city of Beira, authorities and the Red Cross said on March 18, 2019. (Photo by Déborah NGUYEN / WFP / AFP) /

Mozambique city of Beira ‘90% damaged or destroyed’ by cyclone

A cyclone that slammed into Mozambique last week has damaged or destroyed 90 percent of the city of Beira, the Red Cross said Monday, as the death toll in the country and neighbouring Zimbabwe rose to 157.
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Court sacks Delta APC factional chairman

A Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State has sacked the Delta State All Progressives Congress (APC) factional chairman, Jones Erue-led state executive committee.

Facebook to offer grants to bring more to ‘news deserts’

Facebook said Monday it would begin directing some of its funds to support US journalism efforts to so-called “news deserts” with little or no media coverage.

Zenith Bank shareholders approve N2.50k per share dividend for 2018 financial year

Shareholders of Zenith Bank on Monday approved the proposal of the board to pay final dividend of N2.50k per share as dividends for the 2018 financial year.

Governor Obiano: Anambra GDP increases to N4.2 trillion in five years

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra, says the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the state increased from N3 trillion to N4.2 trillion in the last five years.