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How Fayose Was ‘Teargassed’ As Security Operatives Storm PDP Rally Venue

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  Headlines  /  No Comments

Security operatives have dispersed supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the venue of the party’s rally ahead of the governorship election in the state. Party members had converged on the popular Fajuyi Park in Ado Ekiti, the state capital on Wednesday before gunshots were reportedly fired into the air. Afterwards, Governor Ayodele Fayose […]

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Police Dismiss Officer Who Shot Bamidele, Others In Ekiti

By   /  June 5, 2018  /  News  /  No Comments

The Police Officer who reportedly shot a former member of the House of Representatives, Opeyemi Bamidele and two others at the Ekiti APC Governorship candidate’s campaign, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has been sacked by the Nigerian Police Force. Speaking on Monday on Channels Television’s breakfast programmed, Sunrise Daily, the Ekiti State Police Commissioner, Mr. Bello Ahmed, […]

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Breaking News: Ekiti APC Primary Suspended Indefinitely

By   /  May 5, 2018  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The Ekiti State All Progressives Congress, APC, gubernatorial primary has been suspended indefinitely after voting was initially stalled due to outbreak of violence among the aspirants, according to news monitored on TVC News Television. It would be recalled that the voting, which commenced peacefully was later disrupted by heavy rainfall before the process recommenced under […]

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Probe Panel Indictment: Ekiti Govt Slams 19-Count Charge Of Stealing N4.9 Billion, Others On Fayemi, Ex-Finance Commissioner

By   /  January 29, 2018  /  Headlines  /  No Comments

Less than two weeks after releasing a white paper on the report of the Justice Silas Oyewole Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the Finances  of Ekiti State during the administration of the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi as governor of Ekiti State, the State government has filed criminal charges of corruption […]

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INEC Fixes Dates For Ekiti, Osun Governorship Elections

By   /  October 5, 2017  /  Politics  /  No Comments

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced dates for the governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun States. According to the Commission, Ekiti State Governorship election will hold on July 14, 2018. In the same vein, Osun State Governorship election will hold September 22, 2018. Ahead of the election, INEC has also fixed April 15, […]

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Adeyeye Rejects Fayose’s Sole PDP Guber Candidate

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  South-West  /  No Comments

Prince Adedayo Adeyeye,one of the gubernatorial  aspirants  has rejected the adoption of a sole candidate for the PDP gubernatorial race in Ekiti state. A statement by Niyi Ojo,Prince Adedayo Adeyeye Movement, said “PAMM rejects the purported adoption of a sole candidate in its entirety as there are many other aspirants for the governorship race in […]

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Former Nigerian Minister, Prof Babalola Borishade Dies At 71

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  South-West  /  No Comments

Former Nigerian minister of education, Prof Babalola Borishade, dies at the age of 71. He died in London on Wednesday after a brief illness. He was initially rushed to Reddington Hospital in Lagos, last week from where he was taken to London. The cause of death was lung and heart –related. Borishade was born in […]

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Federal High Court orders EFCC to immediately defreeze Fayose’s bank accounts

By   /  December 13, 2016  /  General News  /  No Comments

Federal High Court in Ado Ekiti has ordered that Governor Ayodele Fayose’s accounts in Zenith Bank be defrozen with immediate effect. The accounts were frozen by the EFCC in June, this year. However, in his landmark judgment today, Justice Taiwo Taiwo described the EFCC action as illegal, wrongful, unlawful and unconstitutional. The judge said the […]

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DSS Gestapo Invasion Of Judges’ Residences, Threat To Democracy – Fayose

By   /  October 8, 2016  /  General News  /  No Comments

Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the invasion of residences of five judges, including those of two Justices of the Supreme Court – Justice Walter Onnoghen (who is in line to succeed the outgoing Chief Justice of Nigeria) and Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, by armed men of the Department of State Service (DSS) and […]

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SSS Presents ‘Dead’ Ekiti Lawmaker Alive

By   /  March 17, 2016  /  Headlines  /  No Comments

Department of State Service, DSS on Thursday in a move to debunk a fast spreading rumours as it presented  Hon. Akanni Afolabi a member of Ekiti State House of Assembly to journalists alive in Abuja. It would be recalled that the Ekiti State Government has alleged that the lawmaker who was under detention had died. […]

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