5 Jan 2018
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said after his foray into politics, he could end up as a pastor who would win souls for God. The governor, who stated this at a private event in Lagos during the week, said he had the premonition of becoming a great evangelist with a big ministry. A statement…
2 Jan 2018
Governor Ayodele Fayose has pleaded with the people of Ekiti State to allow him pick his successor as done in Lagos to achieve continuity in governance and political stability. “We have lots of lessons to learn from Lagos State which has put its economic endowment in the hands of competent and stable managers over time,…
30 Dec 2017
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…
24 Dec 2017
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,…
21 Dec 2017
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…
19 Sep 2016
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.
25 Aug 2016
Ekiti State House of Assembly on Thursday passed the bill to ban free grazing in the state.
25 Aug 2016
Four World Bank officials had been reportedly drowned at Egbe Dam in Egbe Ekiti, Gbonyin Local Government Area of Ekiti State.
8 Jul 2016
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.”
27 May 2016
Last week Friday, May 20, suspected herdsmen attacked a village in Ikole Ekiti, Ekiti State, killing two and severely injuring three others.
22 May 2016
Gov. Ayo Fayose of Ekiti on Sunday urged the people of Oke-Ako to remain calm as security agents try to fish out those who killed two persons in the community on Friday.
21 May 2016
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.