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National Assembly member, Senator Biodun Olujimi, on Sunday alleged that the camp of former Governor Ayodele Fayose was trying to take advantage of her gender to sideline her from the management team of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State.

Senator Olujimi: PDP can’t win in Ekiti without justice, unity

The senator representing Ekiti North in the National Assembly, Biodun Olujimi, has said the Peoples Democratic Party stood the risk of losing the Ekiti State governorship election in 2022 if its leaders fail to unify the party.
The Emir of Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara State, Alhaji Mohammed Ahmad Asha, has passed away in the early hours of Sunday.

Zamfara emir dies in isolation

The Emir of Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara State, Alhaji Mohammed Ahmad Asha, has passed away in the early hours of Sunday.
An FCT High Court, Jabi on Monday fixed Feb. 25 to hear a suit challenging the qualification of Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker, House of Representatives, to contest for election.

House of Reps suspends bill over plagiarism claim

The House of Representatives has suspended the consideration of a bill after a member accused the Senate of plagiarism.
Senator Abiodun Olujimi, former senate minority leader, on Thursday, said her victory at the appeal court over Dayo Adeyeye, former spokesman of the senate, is a product of God’s grace.

Senator Olujimi lauds judiciary for upholding justice

Sen. Biodun Olujimi, (PDP-Ekiti South), who was newly sworn in, has lauded Nigeria’s judiciary for upholding the course of justice in the country.

PDP hails Senator Olujimi’s victory at appeal court

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti has hailed Wednesday’s Appeal Court judgment which upheld the Tribunal verdict that sacked Sen. Dayo Adeyeye of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in favour of Mrs Abiodun Olujimi.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Tribunal: Ekiti APC rejects Senator Adeyeye’s sack, relies on appeal

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has rejected the Tribunal verdict that sacked the Senator representing Ekiti South Senatorial district, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, and declared his predecessor, Senator Biodun Olujimi, winner.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti government reiterates commitment to adult literacy

Mr Foluso Daramola, the Ekiti Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, on Thursday gave an assurance that government would promote adult literacy.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Benin DisCo begins enumeration of customers

The Management of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) said on Wednesday that it had begun enumeration of its customers in its franchise areas of Edo, Delta, Ekiti and Ondo.
Nigeria Police

Police deploy more personnel in CBN in Ekiti, warn against security lapses

The Ekiti State Police Command has said it has increased security around the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Ado Ekiti branch, where election materials retrieved following the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections Saturday are deposited.
The Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has urged Ekitis to vote en masse for President Muhammadu Buhari in next week’s presidential election in order to save the state from needless sufferings.

Bisi Fayemi holds road show, mobilises women for President Buhari, VP Osinbajo

The Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has urged Ekitis to vote en masse for President Muhammadu Buhari in next week’s presidential election in order to save the state from needless sufferings.
Yemi Osinbajo in Ekiti

VP Osinbajo tasks Ekiti people to focus on ‘Next Level’

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has told the people of Ekiti State that re-electing president Muhammadu Buhari means benefitting from `Next Level’ projects.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo urges Nigerans not to allow treasury looters return to power

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has advised Nigerians to resist the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from returning to power in 2019 election, saying the motive behind the party’s desperation is to allegedly loot the nation.

Senate approves N338.925 billion refund to two states, contractors, others

The Senate, on Wednesday, approved the payment of N338.925 billion as refund to two states, six contractors and 269 companies for projects executed for federal government as well as claims from Export Expansion Grant (EEG) scheme.

Senate passes six federal institutions’ establishment bills

The Senate on Wednesday passed six bills seeking the establishment of federal tertiary educational institutions in different parts of the country.
The Ekiti state governorship petition tribunal has been moved out of the state to a yet to be named place.

Witness alleges inducement of voters during Ekiti election

A petitioner’s witness on Saturday told the Ekiti Governorship Election Petition Tribunal that voters were induced with money in Unit 008, Ward 4 of Ekiti East Local Government Area, during the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti.

Ekiti guber: Kayode Fayemi begins campaign, calls on electorate to reject PDP

Former Minister of Mines and Steel Development and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, Monday commenced his local government campaign in Ekiti East Local Government with a call on the people to reject the continuity agenda of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Segun Adewale: Governor Fayose treating Ekiti people as destitute

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) governorship flag bearer Otunba Segun Adewale, has condemned the Governor Ayodele Fayose’s led People’s Democratic Party (PDP) government for allegedly treating Ekiti people as destitute.

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.

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Seventy-five members of the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups have been killed by the military across the North East in the last six weeks.

Troops ambush Boko Haram terrorists, kill six in Borno

Terrorists operating around Shyadawe/Nagasino villages in Borno State, Northeast Nigeria have suffered a heavy casualty blow following an ambush staged against them by troops of 192 and 202 Battalions of Operation Fire Ball (OPFB).
Briefing State House Correspondents on Wednesday after the virtual FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja, the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fasola, and Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, gave breakdowns of the approvals.

President Buhari urges Nigerians to pray for peace, unity

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to continue to pray for peace, unity and stability in the country.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

Military air strikes knock out more terrorists’ hideouts in Borno

Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has knocked out more hideouts of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists, killing scores in Borno, Defence Headquarters says.
A member of the Amhara Special Forces looks on as he holds his rifle at the 5th Battalion of the Northern Command of the Ethiopian Army in Dansha, Ethiopia. EDUARDO SOTERAS - AFP

Ethiopian military has taken ‘full control’ of Tigray capital – government

Ethiopian federal forces have taken "full control" of the Tigray region's capital Mekelle, the prime minister and the military's chief of staff said on Saturday evening.
Rivers United lost 2-1 to Futuro Kings of Equatorial Guinea in their CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round first leg tie at the Estadio de Mongomo on Saturday afternoon.

CAFCC: Rivers United fall to 2-1 defeat vs Futuro Kings

Rivers United lost 2-1 to Futuro Kings of Equatorial Guinea in their CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round first leg tie at the Estadio de Mongomo on Saturday afternoon.