Ekiti State

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital, has upheld the election of Governor Biodun Oyebanji of Ekiti State and his deputy, Mrs. Monisade Afuye. Reports from Ekiti claim that theĀ  Tribunal in its judgment this Thursday in Ado -Ekiti dismissed the petition of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) governorship candidate, […]

The Nigerian Army says it has put in place various strategies to checkmate the expected increase in cases of criminal activities in these last months of the year. Commander of 32 Artillery of the Nigerian Army, Brig-Gen Muktar Adamu gave the assurance during the launch of Exercise still Water II in Owo Local Government area […]

The Ekiti state police command has assured residents of the state of improved security while warning everyone with criminal intent to leave the state. The call was made on Tuesday in Ado Ekiti by the state police public relations officer Sunday Abutu while parading some suspected criminals arrested in different parts of the state. Among […]

Some Police Special Constabularies on Wednesday stormed the streets of Osogbo, Osun State capital, to protest the non-payment of their stipends for eighteen months. The police constabularies, numbering about 500, gathered at the Oke-Fia Roundabout in the morning and moved through Alekunwodo to Olaiya Junction to register their displeasure over the unpaid allowances. The protesters […]

The Christian Association of Nigeria, Ekiti state chapter has called on the government at all levels to find lasting solutions to insecurity in Nigeria and the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. The Christian body made the call in Aramoko Ekiti at a meeting of Christian leaders in the state capital Ado […]

The National Peace Committee is calling on the electorate in Ekiti State, South-West Nigeria to come out in their numbers without fear of the spike in insecurity to exercise their franchise to choose the next Governor on Saturday. Chairman of the Committee and former Head of State, Abdusalami Abubakar, in a statement, said the high […]

An Ekiti State Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has granted an ex-parte application brought before it to remand one Olukayode Adebayo (37) in the Nigerian Correctional Centre, Ado Ekiti. In her ruling, Magistrate Mojisola Salau said, remanding the defendant will allow the Police to complete their investigation while the Prosecutor, Inspector Sadiq Adeniyi […]

Police in Ekiti State have confirmed the safe release of a mechanized farmer, Isaac Agbanigo from his abductors. Agbanigo was kidnapped on Saturday, 3rd April, 2021 from his farm, located at Ajegbende Ise-road, in Ikere Ekiti, after the days work. He was said to have been accosted by seven masked armed men, who ordered him, […]

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