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Miyetti Allah denies hoisting red flag to ‘annex’ Ekiti community

Herders under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), has denied claim that its members were behind the red flag hoisted at Orin Ekiti, in Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the family, management and staff of the Nation Newspaper over the death of Mr. Dele Agekamah who passed on Friday night at the age of 60.

Governor Abiodun: I won’t destroy people’s properties for road construction

Abiodun who made this known on Monday while on an assessment tour of the Ikola-Navy-Osi and AIT road, in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the State, said his administration had to prioritize the completion of the roads connecting the area with Lagos, adding that Lagos State government had already done its own portion.
The residents of Orin Ekiti, Ido-Osi local government area of Ekiti State on Wednesday protested an alleged attempt by suspected herdsmen to forcefully take over their lands.

Ekiti community protests as herdsmen ‘hoist flag’

The residents of Orin Ekiti, Ido/Osi local government area of Ekiti State on Wednesday protested an alleged attempt by suspected herdsmen to forcefully take over their lands.
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APC sweeps Ekiti council polls as PDP rejects result

The Ekiti State Independent Electoral Commission (EKSIEC) has declared the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winners of the Saturday’s Local Government Council election in the state.

Two sentenced to death for murder in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti, on Monday, sentenced two persons, Tosin Oluwafemi, 21, and Tajudeen Ogunleye, 18, to death by hanging for murder, conspiracy and unlawful possession of human skull.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun government rehabilitates roads

Ogun State Government has begun the rehabilitation of over 30 kilometres of intra-city roads across the state through its Public Works Agency (OPWA).

Nigerian Army deploys drone to fight kidnapping, banditry in Ondo, Ekiti tick forests

The 32 Artillery Brigade, Nigeria Army (NA) Owena Barracks, Akure, has deployed the use of technology to fight the scourges of kidnapping and banditry within the Ondo and Ekiti States axis.

Gani Adams threatens to attack violent herdsmen, lists hideouts

The Aare Onakakanfo in Council chaired by Iba Gani Adams, on Sunday appealed to the federal government to increase security in the South West.

Police arrest one as suspected herders attempt to kidnap Ondo monarch

The Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday arrested a Fulani herdsman, who was allegedly among a team of kidnappers that attempted to kidnap the monarch of Osi town in the Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba David Olajide.

Woman, son kidnapped in Ondo

Armed persons, on Sunday evening, kidnapped a woman and her step-son in Osi community, Akure North Local Government Area.

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.
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Seven dead, scores injured in Kwara auto crash

An auto crash on Tuesday claimed seven persons in Oke-Oyi, Ilorin East local government area of Kwara state.

Bauchi elections: They’re after my life – returning officer

Mrs. Dominion Anosike, the returning officer for Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State, in the gubernatorial election, has written to Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), requesting to appear before the electoral body at its headquarters in Abuja.
national assembly abuja

Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti to spend N40 billion on infrastructure, industrial development

The Ekiti State Government said it had earmarked N40 billion to address underdevelopment in industry and infrastructure of the state, under the current fiscal year.
INEC Election Nigeria

Low voter turnout as Kwara holds by-election

The Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero by-election in Kwara State on Saturday witnessed low voter turnout with few cases of card reader malfunction, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Thugs invade Kwara communities ahead of bye-election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted security agencies over the influx of thugs into some Kwara communities ahead of Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-ero Federal Constituency bye-election slated for Saturday Nov. 17.

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NBC: Federal government not out to gag Nigerians

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has said the new broadcasting regulations were not intended to gag Nigerians from expressing their views.

141 hospital staff investigated for giving free medicals to friends

Some 141 doctors and paramedics at a public hospital in Rome have been charged with fraud for giving free medical tests to friends and family evading regional taxes, police said on Friday.

Forex: Central bank injects $292.34 million, CNY 22.8 million into Retail SMIS

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday, February 21, 2020, continued its intervention in the inter-bank foreign exchange market by injecting the sum of $292.34million into the retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS).
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Kwara state-owned newspaper gets acting general manager

A new acting General Manager has been appointed for the Kwara State Printing and Publishing Corporation (The Herald Newspapers).

Imo renames college after late Senator Uwajumogu

The Imo State government has renamed the Imo State College of Education, Ihitte Uboma after the late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu as a way to mortalizing him for his service to the state.