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2019: Prince Adeyeye joins Ekiti central senatorial race

A former Minister of State for Works, Prince Adedayo Adeyeye, has declared his interest to contest for the Senate in 2019 on the platform of his new party, the All Progressives Congress, APC.

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.
There was a massive turnout of voters in Ekiti as the accreditation and voting process got underway in Saturday’s governorship election

Ekiti poll may end earlier than expected as voting goes on peacefully across most...

Impressive turn-out of voters on Saturday was the hallmark of the governorship election in Ekiti state on Saturday and results may be announced earlier than expected as voting has been seamless in many polling units.

Governor Fayose: Nigerian youths best in the world

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, has described Nigerian youths as the best in the world, lamenting that the under-privileged among them have had to struggle hard to make it in an environment without viable and equal opportunities.

Residents protest demolition of shrines, sacred trees in Ekiti

Hundreds of custodians and worshippers of deities and shrines in Ado-Ekiti on Friday protested against the ongoing demolition of some sacred places in the Ekiti capital.

Ekiti government disburses N400 million as compensation to owners of demolished houses

The Ekiti State Government said it had paid N400 million as compensation to people whose houses were demolished so far in the ongoing demolition exercise in the state.

2018: Choice of my deputy will prevent Ekiti from returning to slavery – Governor...

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State has said that the choice of his deputy as sole candidate of People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2018 poll remains sacrosanct.

Increase corps members monthly allowance to N50,000 – Fayose tells fed govt

The governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has asked the Federal Government to increase the monthly allowance of Corps members in the country from N19,800 to N50,000.

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INEC reaffirms commitment to deliver credible elections in 2019

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has reaffirmed the Commission’s commitment and determination to deliver credible elections in Nigeria in 2019, which will embody the concepts of inclusiveness, transparency and accountability, by also ensuring that established rules are fully, fairly and impartially enforced.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

Group accuses Atiku Abubakar of tax evasion, asks FIRS to release his record

The Committee for the Protection of Peoples Mandate (CPPM), an activist group, has demanded that the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) produce tax receipts belonging to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
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Court throws out contempt application against Lai Mohammed

Justice Mohammed Aikawa of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday dismissed a contempt application filed by a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, against Minister of Information Lai Mohammed over inclusion of her name in the ‘looters’ list.
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World Bank grants Tanzania $300 million to support education sector

The World Bank on Friday said that it had granted $300 million to Tanzania to support its education sector, a statement from the country’s Directorate of Presidential Communication said.