Government uncovers 1,759 illegal mining sites
The Federal Government says it has uncovered a total of 1,759 artisanal and small-scale mining sites across the country. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite, who disclosed this yesterday
Management shuts Ado-Ekiti federal poly, proscribes students’ union
A statement by Director, Protocol, Information and Public Relations, Mr. Adeyemi Adejoju, at the weekend, said the joint emergency meeting of the academic board and management committee held on Saturday, November 2, 2019, also proscribed the students’ union.
Tinubu canvasses sound education as lever for progress, greatness, others
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, yesterday canvassed internalisation of 21st Century scientific and technological skills to tackle underdevelopment and expand economic, intellectual and moral growth in Nigeria.
Court remands landlord for allegedly defiling 9-year-old tenant’s daughter
An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday remanded that a 59-year-old landlord, Dauda Jimoh, who allegedly defiled his tenant’s nine-year-old daughter...
One dead, two rescued as Ureje Bridge collapses in Ado-Ekiti
The bridge, linking Afe Babalola University (ABUAD) and Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti with several towns and villages in Ekiti and Ondo states, was yesterday washed off by the flood.
Fulani ‘crimes against peace’ in Ekiti and Ondo states
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Man rapes, strangles mother of three to death in Ekiti
The Ekiti State Police Command yesterday confirmed that a middle-aged woman, Mrs Bukola Olarewaju, who was murdered in Ado Ekiti on Thursday, was raped and strangulated by her killer.
Don wants FG to replace oil with tourism
A Professor of Geography at the Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, Funso Isolaowa Afolabi, has cautioned the Federal Government against over-reliance on oil, saying that it may dry up someday.
Kidnappers release victim after payment of N5m ransom, twins yet to regain freedom
The general secretary of Christ’s School alumni association, Ado Ekiti, Mr. Rufus Oladele, who was kidnapped on Friday along Aramoko-Efon Road in Ekiti State, regained freedom on Tuesday night after allegedly parting with N5 million. But the twins, Taiwo and Kehinde Olowoafara seni, who was abducted on the same route on Saturday are still in…
2,000 sacked workers stage protest in Ado-Ekiti
The 2,000 workers recruited by former Gov. Ayo Fayose into the public service in Ekiti on Friday staged a peaceful protest in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, over the recent cancellation of their recruitment. Gov. Kayode Fayemi on Thursday cancelled their appointments over alleged irregularities. The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that the workers,…