‘Friendship and understanding key to sustainable marriage’
Alaani Eleju of Iyin-Ekiti in Ekiti State and Baa-Loro of Oke-Aro in Ogun State, Chief Joseph Adeyemi Olalusi, and his wife, Lydia Adedoyin, recently marked their 60th wedding anniversary amidst pomp and pageantry. The couple spoke to Debo Oladimeji on their Diamond anniversary amongst other issues. Chief Joseph Adeyemi Olalusi, a native of Iyin-Ekiti, living in Oke-Aro…
Ekiti conducts orderly LG poll amid fuel scarcity
Ekiti State, yesterday, held its local council election in all the 16 local government councils and 177 wards, with the chairman of the state Electoral Commission (EKSIEC), Justice Kayode Bamisile, describing the exercise as free, fair and peaceful. The poll witnessed impressive turnout of voters, despite the debilitating effect of the current fuel scarcity. However,…
Court sentences man to death for robbery in Ekiti
An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti has sentenced a man, Waliu Abifarin, to death by hanging for armed robbery. The Presiding Judge, Justice Ayodeji Daramola, yesterday found the convict guilty on the strength of evidence against him. He said the prosecution has proved the case beyond reasonable doubt. The judge held that Abifarin…
Ekiti court jails herdsman for grazing
A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti has sentenced one Ali Haruna to two years imprisonment for taking his cows for grazing in a farmland in Ado-Ekiti and destroying crops.
EKiti Assembly passes bill to ban free grazing
Ekiti State House of Assembly on Thursday passed the bill to ban free grazing in the state.
APC, CNPP, others protest alleged ‘kleptocracy’ in Ekiti
The protesters, who called for judicial interpretation of immunity and impunity, said: “Immunity has become impunity in Ekiti State where kleptocracy is the order of the day.”
Nigeria, a ticking time bomb
Last week Friday, May 20, suspected herdsmen attacked a village in Ikole Ekiti, Ekiti State, killing two and severely injuring three others.
Labour threatens to shut market, private offices in Ekiti
The NLC expressed dismay at the attitude of some private outlets which have refused to join the protest against the hike in the pump price of petroleum.
The accident report on ‘Ekiti 7’
This last point is very important because I am aware that there is budgetary allocation for FRSC operations. The question is who feeds on the money meant for the fuelling of FRSC vehicles?