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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.
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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.
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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.
Prophet Sam Olu Alo

Cleric: Look beyond 2019 for nation’s messiah

The founder of Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Adamimogo Outreach, Prophet Sam Olu Alo, has charged Nigerians to look beyond 2019 for the nation’s much desired messiah.

2019: APC’ll lose Ekiti if… – Olusegun Osinkolu

All Progressives Congress (APC) Senatorial aspirant in Ekiti State, Dr. Olusegun Osinkolu, has, again, warned that the party risks losing Ekiti to the opposition in the 2019 elections, if it fails in its duty to address all manners of infractions that dogged the just concluded primaries in the state.
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APC: Muhammadu Buhari averse to rigging, poll manipulations

The State Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, on Monday said the direct primary option adopted by the party has helped the party in recording successful national assembly shadow election, saying President Muhammadu Buhari abhors poll rigging and manipulations.
Gboyega Oyetola

INEC declare APC’s Gboyega Oyetola winner of Osun governorship election

The Independent National Electoral Commission declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Gboyega Oyetola, as the Governor-elect of Osun State.

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.

APC chieftain, two others killed by unknown gunmen in Ekiti

Former Personal Assistant to ex-Governor Segun Oni, Mr. Bunmi Ojo and two others were on Friday’s night killed by unknown gunmen in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

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Woman arrested for ‘stealing two-month-old baby’

A 39-yr-old lady, Mercy Momoh, has been arrested by the operatives of Ekiti Police Command for allegedly stealing a two-month-old baby in Ado-Ekiti.
The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said that it had impounded 4,500 motorcycles (Okada) from riders who had defaulted the states traffic law.

4,500 impounded ‘okadas’ awaiting governor’s directives – Lagos task force

The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said that it had impounded 4,500 motorcycles (Okada) from riders who had defaulted the states traffic law.
The management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has set machinery in motion to supply Eko Atlantic City, Lagos, 1,000 megawatts of power from the grid under its Eligible Customers arrangement.

TCN set to supply Eko Atlantic City 1,000mw from national grid

The management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has set machinery in motion to supply Eko Atlantic City, Lagos, 1,000 megawatts of power from the grid under its Eligible Customers arrangement.
Prof. Charles Dokubo, Coordinator Presidential Amnesty Programme

Ex-militant leaders urge President Buhari to replace Amnesty chief

Aggrieved ex-militant leaders at the weekend appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the management of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), coordinated by Prof. Charles Dokubo, following alleged incompetence.
Justice John Terhemba Tsoho

FHC: No attempt to subvert Justice Tsoho’s emergence as substantive Chief Judge

The Federal High Court Abuja on Sunday said that there was no plot to undermine its acting Chief Judge (CJ), Justice John Tsoho, from becoming the substantive CJ.