Monday, 29th May 2023
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21 May
Gunmen in Ecuador opened fire in a restaurant in a beach town popular with tourists, killing at least six people and wounding six more, prosecutors said Sunday.
11 May
China and Ecuador inked a free trade agreement on Wednesday that the South American country hopes will boost its non-oil exports by up to $4 billion over the next decade. The agreement covers 99.6 percent of Ecuador's exports and "opens the door to the largest market in the world: 1.4 billion consumers", trade minister Julio…
2 Apr
Ecuador on Saturday declared a state of emergency in the nation's major port and other areas reeling from drug-related crime.
26 Dec
Three people, including two young children, died in central Ecuador on Sunday when a tourist boat capsized, local authorities reported. Authorities said they were investigating what caused the capsizing of the boat on the Colta Lagoon, in the Andean province of Chimborazo around 200 kilometers (120 miles) south of Quito. Among the deceased were "a…
29 Nov 2022
Senegal’s hope of qualifying for the round of 16 is hanging on their ability to secure a win against Ecuador in their final group stage game showing on DStv and GOtv.
28 Nov 2022
Senegal coach Aliou Cisse on Monday urged his players "not to overthink" their World Cup showdown with Ecuador, knowing they likely must win their final group game to reach the last 16.
21 Nov 2022
One of the most awaited moments of any World Cup finally arrived, yesterday, at the Al Bayt Stadium in the city of Jor. But in an Arabian Night themed opening day, Qatar created an unwanted history ...
21 Nov 2022
Ecuador were denied an early goal in the opening game of the World Cup against Qatar as fans were left baffled by a tight offside call.
20 Nov 2022
Qatar became the first home team to lose their opening World Cup match as Ecuador cruised to a 2-0 victory over the hosts, with Enner Valencia scoring twice in the tournament curtain-raiser on Sunday.
2 Nov 2022
Ecuador's President Guillermo Lasso declared a state of exception in two provinces Tuesday, after at least five police officers were killed and prison guards taken hostage in the latest wave of attacks in the deadly gang war consuming the country.
26 Jul 2022
The Ecuadoran public prosecutor's office said Monday it is investigating former president Lenin Moreno over the disappearance of priceless artifacts from the presidential palace.
26 Jun 2022
Pope Francis on Sunday called on all sides to refrain from violence in Ecuador, which has been rocked by nationwide protests against rising fuel and living costs. "I am following with concern what is happening in Ecuador," the Argentine pontiff said after his weekly Sunday Angelus prayer at the Vatican. "I encourage all parties to…


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Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has urged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to avoid paying attention to frivolities as he prepares for the work ahead. Akeredolu, in a statement on Monday, said attending to frivolities could distract Tinubu's administration and added that all new leaders must reject all tendencies that hindered the previous administration. “The task…
51 mins ago
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appointed Kunle Adeleke as the President's State Chief of Protocol (SCOP) following his inauguration in Eagle Square on Monday Tinubu also appointed Dele Alake, a former commissioner of information and strategy in Lagos State, as his official spokesperson. The president also appointed Olusegun Dada as Special Assistant to the President…
2 hours ago
Founder of DAAR Communications and African Independent Television (AIT) Raymond Dokpesi is dead. Dokpesi died on Monday, May 29 2023, his son Raymond Dokpesi jnr said in a statement. "High Chief Dokpesi was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend to many. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him," Dokpesi said. "High…
3 hours ago
Nigeria’s new President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said the era of subsidy payment on fuel has ended. Tinubu said this in his inaugural speech at the Eagle Square on Monday after he was sworn in as Nigeria’s 16th President. According to him the 2023 Budget made no provision for fuel subsidy and more so, subsidy…
3 hours ago
Peter Mbah has been sworn in as the Governor of Enugu State. The Chief Judge of the State, Raymond Ozoemena, administered the oath of office to Mbah on Monday at Enugu's Michael Okpara Square. Mbah's deputy governor, Barr. Ifeanyi Ossai also took the oath of office. The former governor of the state, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, was…