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8 May 2019
Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, (ABUAD) will on Monday, May 13, begin a one-month training for unemployed graduates and school-leavers to be entrepreneurs in agriculture, known as agripreneur. According to the Head of Corporate Affairs, Mr. Tunde Olofintila, the training, which will take place at the expansive ABUAD Enterprise Farm, is in collaboration with the United…
19 Apr 2019
The immediate past governor of Ekiti, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on Friday urged Nigerians not to give up on the country in the spirit of Easter. Rather, he asked them to keep hope alive on whatever challenges were presently facing the nation. In his Easter message released in Ado-Ekiti by his media aide, Lere Olayinka, the…
14 Apr 2019
Oluwatunmise Idowu is a 14-year-old student of Scholars Universal Secondary School, Ota, Ogun State. She became famous in 2016, when she broke the record in the Cowbellpedia Mathematics Television.
20 Mar 2019
No fewer than 21 inmates were on Wednesday set free at the Ado Ekiti Prison, in Ekiti. The inmates were among the 327 interacted with by the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Ayodeji Daramola. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Chief Judge made the release as part of his first quarter…
1 Jan 2019
Foremost legal luminary, Afe Babalola (SAN), has called for convocation of a National Conference “with a mandate to explore means of restructuring the country.” He made the call in a New Year message tagged: “Seek the immediate restructuring of the country first and other things will fall in place.” According to him, 2019 should be…
16 Oct 2018
Management of the Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD), has awarded first class degrees and automatic employment to no fewer than 72 graduating students of the institution. They are among 1,042 students that obtained various degrees at the university’s sixth convocation ceremonies to be concluded on Saturday, October 20, 2018. At a pre-convocation press conference…
16 Oct 2018
Today in Ado-Ekiti, capital of Ekiti State, history would be remade. The exchange of baton between the outgoing governor, Peter Ayodele Fayose and John Kayode Fayemi, is a repeat of history in a sense. Four years ago, Fayemi, like Fayose four years before then, had his dream of a second term shattered by the man…
9 Sep 2018
He was more famous in Akure, that madman of Ado Ekiti. How else did we hear so many of his exploits on the streets of Akure than they did in his home town of Ado? And how come he was considered a madman in Akure but respected as the pride of sanity in Ado Ekiti?…
18 Jul 2018
Governor Ayodele Fayose yesterday made his first public appearance, seventy-two hours after the governorship election. Fayose visited the palace of the Ado Ekiti paramount ruler, the Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Rufus Adeyemo Adejugbe Aladesanmi 111. He narrated how he and his supporters were still being hounded after the election had come and gone. He said:…
18 Mar 2018
As countdown to the July 14 Ekiti State governorship poll continues, many beneficiaries of the Federal Government’s N-Power scheme in the state, yesterday, took to the streets to campaign for the Deputy Governor, Prof. Olusola Kolapo Eleka.
22 Feb 2018
The management of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, has disclosed that the former Rector, Dr. Taiwo Akande, is being probed for alleged financial misappropriation. A statement by the institution’s Deputy Registrar, Information, Ade Adeyemi-Adejolu, announced the suspension of the Registrar, Mrs. Sade Adediran and Bursar, Mr. E.A. Oni olabode for three months. The statement said their…
21 Dec 2017
The outgoing rector of the Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, Dr. Theresa Akande, has advised the Federal Government (FG) to as a matter of urgency, declare emergency in the polytechnic sector of the country, if it is desirous of technological advancement. Speaking during a press conference held at the institution as part of activities to mark…


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