Saturday, 9th December 2023

Ekiti State

3 Dec
Candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) won all the 38 chairmanship and 177 councillorship seats in Saturday’s council elections in Ekiti.
30 Nov
Former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, has informed a Federal High Court, Abuja how the inability of a defunct commercial bank (Diamond Bank) to handle huge amount of money prompted airlifting of about N1.219 billion cash to erstwhile governor, Ayodele Fayose, for Ekiti State gubernatorial polls.
23 Nov
In the heart of serene and secure Ekiti State, Nigeria, lies unassailable evidence of the power of vision, dedication, and selflessness. Afe Babalola University (ABUAD), founded by the great legal icon, Chief Afe Babalola, stands as a symbol of renewed hope and excellence in the world of education.
22 Nov
The Ekiti Police Command says it has commenced investigation into the circumstances surrounding the alleged killing of a farmer by a deaf and dumb in the deceased farm. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the incident occurred at Ipole Farm Settlement, Agbado Ekiti, in Ayekire Local Council Development Area on Tuesday evening. It…
22 Nov
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has been confronted with several crises that has left the party’s umbrella in tatters .
20 Nov
Stakeholders in the informal sector have lamented imposition of multiple taxes by Ekiti State Government, saying that the negative effect of the taxes is not only affecting the masses in the state, but also causing poor patronage for business owners. The tax-payers, under the auspices of the 'Tax for Service Group,' gave the lamentation, at…
14 Nov
The Police Command in Eketi has declared a 30-year-old man, Mr. Joseph Anifowose missing. This is contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abutu Sunday and on Tuesday in Ado-Ekiti. He said Anifowose of Lane 6, Wonder City College Ado-Ekiti, left home on Nov. 6, at about 08:00hrs to an…
10 Nov
No fewer than 800 participants, including the Minister for Health, Ali Pate, Minister of State for Health and the 36 state commissioners for health will converge on Ekiti to discuss critical issues affecting the country's health system.
7 Nov
Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Biodun Oyebanji, has again called on the Federal Government to immortalise a former Military Governor of Old Western Nigeria, the Late Lt Col. Adekunle Fajuyi, for paying the supreme sacrifice for the unity of the country.
1 Nov
A 13-year-old girl, yesterday, died while others were injured in a building collapse that occurred in Igede-Ekiti, headquarters of Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Council, Ekiti State. 
26 Oct
United Nations-Habitat Organisation has visited Ekiti State, as a follow up to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) officials of the state signed with the organisation in Kenya to partner and fund its major projects. 
15 Oct
To further deepen the history of Ahun-Ekiti town in Efon Council of Ekiti State, Omoba Emmanuel Ajewole has come up with a book titled, The History of Ahun- Ekiti, The Cradle of Efon.


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Iran warned Saturday of the threat of an "uncontrollable explosion" of the situation in the Middle East, after the United States vetoed a UN Security Council resolution calling for a ceasefire in the Gaza war.
1 hour ago
In the seaside haven of Nahariya, the shock still lingers on Daniel Bussidan's face. A recent rocket attack killed his friend's father, and now this Israeli beach town, the closest to Lebanon, stands on edge.
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The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has promoted 5,004 senior officers who participated in the 2023 exercise conducted by the Civil Defence, Corrections, Fire and Immigration Services Board.
2 hours ago
French Energy Minister Agnes Pannier-Runacher said Saturday she was "stunned" after the oil cartel OPEC urged its members to thwart any deal targeting fossil fuels at the COP28 conference.
2 hours ago
The House of Representatives say it will monitor the investigation into the military drone attack that killed over 80 Nigerians in Kaduna State on Nov. 3.
2 hours ago
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Shiroro region, says it is overhauling all its equipment for improved power supply across the region.
3 hours ago
A member of a pro-Islamic State militant group has been arrested over the bombing of a Catholic mass in the southern Philippines, a military commander said Saturday.
3 hours ago
Two rocket salvos were fired at the U.S. embassy in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Friday, according to a U.S. embassy spokesman.
3 hours ago
A confident Umar Sadiq will have his mind set towards netting his third straight La Liga goal when Real Sociedad visit Villarreal at the Estadio de la Ceramica on Saturday.
4 hours ago
The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Emmanuel Ogalla, on Friday, said that the Nigerian Navy had acquired 12 Comstrac System Ovation Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to improve the fight against maritime crime.