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    Ekiti State

    Tension in Ekiti As Police Kills Two

    Two young men were mistakenly killed by a bullet from a policeman’s gun in Ekiti State. Witnesses report that the incident occurred around 10 pm...

    Governor Biodun Oyebanji Has Not Returned To Ekiti Two Weeks After Leaving For Four-Day US Conference That Cost State Over $500,000.

    It is exactly two weeks since Ekiti State Governor Biodun Oyebanji left Nigeria for the United States for a four-day conference and has yet...

    PDP Scribe, APC Clash Over Ekiti Gov’s Performance

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) State Secretary and former Commissioner for Works in Ekiti State, Mrs Funmi Ogun, and the All Progressives Congress have...

    BREAKING: Ekiti APC Chairman, Omotoso Is Dead

    The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Paul Omotoso, is dead. Sources said Omotoso died in the early hours of Wednesday following...

    Insecurity: Pastor Adeboye Rains Fire On Killers Of Traditional Rulers

    Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has declared that those responsible for the abduction and murder...

    “Don’t Store Dollars Here” – Isaac Fayose Advises President Tinubu To Close Domiciliary Accounts With More Than $1500

    Isaac Fayose, the brother to a former governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose has asked President Bola Tinubu to shut the domiciliary accounts of...

    Multi-Billion-Naira Ekiti Airport Inaugurated By Fayemi Yet To Commence Operation Due To Absence Of Air Control System.

    The Ekiti Cargo Airport is yet to commence operation, a year after it was inaugurated by former Governor Kayode Fayemi with much fanfare in...

    Governor Oyebanji Urges Police To Unravel Mysteries Surrounding Mohbad’s Death

    Governor Biodun Oyebanji of Ekiti State has urged police authorities to unravel the mysteries surrounding the death of fast-rising music star, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba...

    Despite NLC Directive, Ekiti Workers Return To Work

    There was low compliance on Tuesday, September 5, with the nationwide strike directive of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) in Ekiti state as workers resumed their...

    I Never Knew Tinubu Will Be President – Fayose

    Erstwhile governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has said he never expected President Bola Tinubu to become Nigeria’s president. Fayose recalled celebrating Tinubu on his...

    Just In: Gunmen Kidnap Ekiti APC Chairman, Omotosho

    The Ekiti State chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Paul Omotosho has been kidnapped. It was gathered that Omotosho was kidnapped along the Agbado-Imesi-Ekiti...

    Tension In Ado Ekiti As Okada Riders Revolt Against Union Leaders

    There was pandemonium on Thursday in Ado Ekiti when some commercial motorcyclists, okada riders, staged a protest against leaders of their association. The aggrieved riders...

    PDP Dissolves Ebonyi, Ekiti States Executive

    The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approved the dissolution of Executive Committees of its Ebonyi and Ekiti States...

    500-Level Student Slumps, Dies After Final Year Exam

    A 500-Level Mechanical Engineering student of the Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Ayomide Oduntan, last Thursday, slumped and died on campus after his...

    Police Arraign Man, 32, Over Stolen Cattle In Ekiti

    The police arraigned a 32-year-old man, Bello Ismaila, before an Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly receiving stolen cattle. The police prosecutor, Insp Johnson...

    Return To APC, Oyebanji Urges Ex-Gov Segun Oni

    The Governor of Ekiti State, Biodun Oyebanji, on Tuesday, visited a former governor of the state, Segun Oni, urging him to return to the...

    Man Bags Death By Hanging For Murder In Ekiti

    A man, Ismaila Mohammed Ojo has been sentenced to death by hanging for killing a Kareem Adu by the Ekiti High Court over the...

    Men Arrested For Stripping Lady In Ekiti

    The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ekiti Command has arrested 13 suspected criminals. NSCDC Ekiti State Public Relations Officer, Tolulope Afolabi, said six...

    Oyebanji Tasks LG Chairmen On Security

    Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji has urged local government chairmen and Council Development Areas in the state to ensure the security of lives and...

    Easter: Oyebanji Felicitates With Christians In Ekiti

    Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji has congratulated Christians in the state and Nigeria in general for witnessing another Easter season. The governor in an Easter...

    Woman Stabs Husband To Death Claims Insanity In Ekiti

    An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, on Thursday, ordered that a 36-year-old woman, Janet Jegede, be remanded as a...

    Ekiti Set To Punish Filling Stations Rejecting POS Transactions

    The Ekiti State Government have issued a warning to filling stations rejecting Point-of-Sale (POS) mode of payments due to the cash crunch across the...

    Enforce Anti-Grazing Law, Ekiti Farmers to Oyebanji

    Farmers in Ido-Ekiti in Ido-Osi Local Government Area (LGA) have appealed to the governor of Ekiti State, Biodun Oyebanji, to enforce the anti-grazing law...

    Doctors Praise Oyebanji Over Hazard Allowance In Ekiti

    The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria, Ekiti University Teaching Hospital Chapter has commended Governor Biodun Oyebanji for the payment of harzard allowance...

    We Won’t Forget Owo Attack Victims — Akeredolu

    Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, yesterday, said that his administration would not forget the 41 persons murdered during the June 5 horrific attack...

    Nollywood Actor, Fadeyi Oloro is Dead

    Veteran Nollywood actor, Ojo Arowosafe popularly known as Fadeyi Oloro is dead. He died Tuesday after a protracted illness. The details of Fadeyi’s death were...

    Nigeria Ranks 150, Scores 24 On Corruption Index

    Nigeria has once again scored 24 out of 100 points while ranking 150 among 180 countries on the 2022 Corruption Perception Index released by...

    BREAKING: Tension, Panic As Police Stop Tinubu’s Grand Rally, Turn Back Journalists

    Police in Niger state has stopped a grand lockdown rally for the All Progressives Congress (APC) standard bearer, Bola Tinubu, and his running mate,...

    Two Die, Four Rescued In Lagos Tanker Accident

    A fatal accident involving a tanker and four tricycles aka Keke claimed the lives of two persons on Tuesday at the Ikotun area of...

    Ex-Convict Arrested With Guns, Charms At Kwara APC Rally

    The Kwara State Police Command has said a 44-year-old man was on Sunday arrested at the All Progressives Congress, APC campaign rally in Ilorin,...

    Fuel Scarcity May Hamper Movement Of Materials, Personnel – INEC

    With less than 25 days to the general election, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has said that the scarcity of the Premium Motor...

    Elon Musk’s Starlink Now Active In Nigeria

    Starlink, a satellite internet service owned by Elon Musk, is now available for customers in Nigeria. The development is coming weeks after preorder sales were announced. The company...

    6 Nigerian Men Arrested For Luring 12-Year-Old Girl With Money And Defiling Her

    Six Nigerian men have been arrested by the Bauchi State police command for raping a 12-year-old girl in the state. According to a statement by...

    Kenyan Court Convicts Venezuelan Ambassador Of Murder

    A Kenyan court on Wednesday found a Venezuelan diplomat, Dwight Sagaray guilty of killing the Latin American country’s acting ambassador 10 years ago at...

    Romania Court Extends Andrew Tate Detention

    Influencer Andrew Tate and his brother Tristan are to stay in custody until 27 February after a Romanian court extended their detention by police. The...

    Peter Obi: How I Plan To Use Showbiz To Reduce Poverty In Nigeria

    Peter Obi,the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), says he plans to invest in the entertainment industry “because it will help pull Nigerians...

    MKO Abiola Was Denied Presidency Because Of ‘Bad Belle’ – Obasanjo

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo in a statement said the late philanthropist, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola was denied presidency in Nigeria because of “bad...

    JUST IN: Explosion Rocks Port Harcourt APC Rally, As Buhari Receives Emefiele

    No fewer than three persons were injured, on Thursday, when a twin explosion rocked a rally of the All Progressives Congress, APC at the...

    One killed As Storey Building Collapses In Lagos

    One person has been confirmed dead after a storey building located at number 12 Aromire Avenue, opposite Dominos Pizza, Ikeja, Lagos suddenly collapsed on...

    OAU, Sowore Clash Over Venue ‘Denial’

    The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, has denied not approving the Amphitheatre venue of the university for a programme in which...

    The Inspector General Of Police Is Not Retiring At 60 – Minister

    The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, will not be retiring when he turns 60 years on March 1, 2023, the Minister of Police Affairs,...

    We Will Show Drug Dealers No Mercy In 2023- Marwa

    Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has warned that unrepentant drug barons and...

    Dino Melaye Threatens To Sue Blogger For Implying He Had Affair With Female Influencers

    Dino Melaye,the former senator representing Kogi west, has threatened to sue a blogger for implying he had an affair with two popular female skit...

    Igbos Have Over 30 Million Votes Ready For Peter Obi – Kanoyo O. Kanayo

    Veteran Nollywood actor Kanayo O. kanayo has urged Igbos in other parts of the country to stay put where they are so that they...

    2023: Voters These Days Are Obsessed With Social Media- Yemi Osinbajo

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday, in Monrovia, the Liberian capital, described social media as a blessing to the electorate and not politicians alone. This...

    Electrician Bags Life Jail For Raping Customer’s Daughter

    Justice Abiola Soladoye of an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court, on Tuesday, convicted and sentenced a 27-year-old electrician, Olamide Ayodele, to life...

    Fayose, Other PDP Bigwigs Shun Atiku’s Rally In Ekiti

    Members of the Peoples Democratic Party trooped out to receive the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, for...

    Police Invades Emefiele’s Home In Abuja

    Controversy has surrounded the presence of a team of policemen at the Federal Capital Territory home of the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin...

    Court Sentences Lagos Vulcaniser To Death For Robbing Nurse Of N57,000

    An Ikeja Special Offences Court presided over by Justice Mojisola Dada sentenced a 32-year-old vulcaniser, Chidozie Onyinchiz to death by hanging on Tuesday for...

    No Cause For Alarm Over Akeredolu’s Health – Aide

    The Ondo State Government has said there is no cause for alarm over the health of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN. According to the state government,...

    Benue Assembly Approves Ortom’s Loan Requests Of N2.2bn

    Benue House of Assembly on Tuesday approved requests by Gov. Samuel Ortom to access two loans totalling N2.2 billion to pay the state’s counterpart...

    2023 Elections Belong To Young People – INEC Chair

    The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has said that the 2023 general election will be held in spite...

    Saraki Explains Why Peter Obi Administration Will Be Disastrous

    Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki has expressed fear that if the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi is elected president in 2023, his administration...

    We’ll Hold Elections Despite Attacks On Facilities – INEC

    The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has said that the 2023 general election will be held in spite of...

    JUST IN: ECOWAS Gets Six New Ambassadors

    The President of the Economic Community of West African States Commission, Dr. Omar Touray, has accredited new ambassadors to ECOWAS. Touray named the new ambassadors...

    NDLEA To Go After Drug Peddlers In Niger Before Elections – Commander

    The Niger Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it will go after peddlers of illicit drugs to sanitize the political...

    Uber Driver Shot During Altercation Is Alive – FCT Police

    The FCT Police Command has denied reports making the rounds that an Uber driver who had an altercation with another colleague over parking space...

    25 Million Nigerians Might Go Hungry In 2023 – UNICEF

    Nearly 25 million Nigerians are at risk of facing hunger between June and August 2023 (lean season) if urgent action is not taken, according...

    CBN Governor, DSS War Halted As Rumour Lingers

    The battle between the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, and the Department of State Services over a plan to arrest...

    We Did Not Invade CBN- DSS

    The Department of State Services denied invading the premises of the Central Bank of Nigeria on Monday. The DSS described reports making the rounds that...

    Why I Refused Life Threatening Brain Surgery Abroad – Aproko Doctor

    Popular Nigeria health influencer, Dr. Chinonso Egemba better known as Aproko Doctor, has revealed why he had his brain tumour surgery in Nigeria and...

    How Vandi Brutally Murdered Raheem On Christmas Day – Witness

    An Inspector of Police, Matthew Ahmen, who is a colleague of Drambi Vandi, who allegedly killed female lawyer Bolanle Raheem, told a Lagos State...

    National Assembly Will Support Me If Elected – Peter Obi

    The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has laid to rest the fears from some quarters that he may not get the...

    Polls: Why We Can’t Allow Use Of Temporary Voters Card, INEC Tells Court

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Monday, explained before the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, why it will not allow registered voters...

    Era Of Election Rigging Over, Peter Obi, Rhodes-Vivour ‘ll win Lagos, Says Moris Monye

    Convener, Super Volunteers for Peter Obi, Morris Monye has expressed confidence that the party’s presidential flagbearer, Peter Obi and its gubernatorial candidate in Lagos...

    POS Operator Working For Bandits Arrested In Zamfara

    The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Zamfara State has arrested a POS operator, simply identified as Mustapha, for allegedly being hired by...

    ASP Vandi pleads not guilty for alleged murder of Lagos lawyer

    The Lagos State Government has arraigned Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Mr. Drambi Vandi, for the alleged killing of a Lagos-based lawyer, Mrs. Omobolanle...

    Labour Party Kicks As Anambra Govt Destroys Peter Obi’s Billboards

    Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi has kicked against the destruction of his party's billboard in Anambra state. Obi’s billboard located at the...

    Osinbajo Departs To Liberia For Young Leaders’ Forum

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Monday depart Abuja for Monrovia, the Liberian capital, to attend the ‘Emerging Young Leaders Forum’, where he is...

    Buhari Jets Off To Mauritania To Receive Peace Award

    President Buhari will depart for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania on Monday, January 16, to receive the ‘Africa Award for Strengthening Peace’. A statement released...

    Governor Soludo Appointed National Leader Of APGA

    Chukwuma Soludo, governor of Anambra state, has been named the national leader of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). Soludo was appointed national leader during...

    Fire Guts Kano Police Headquarters

    The Kano State Police Command headquarters at Bompai, Nasarawa Local Government Area, was gutted by fire on Saturday, with many offices and files razed. The...

    Release Nnamdi Kanu To Me- Soludo Begs FG

    The Anambra State Governor, Chukwuma Soludo, has called for the immediate and unconditional release of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi...

    Lovers Beat Up Banker, After Refusing To Pay Loan Debt

    A 38-year-old man, Ifeanyi Chidubem and his girlfriend, Angela Israel, 24, were on Friday brought before an Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly assaulting a...

    Woman who got N185,000 wanted baby sold for N3m – Police

    The Lagos State Police Command has said that a woman, Fortune Obhafuoso, who claimed that a policeman allegedly connived with some yet-to-be-identified persons to...

    JAMB Unveils Measures To Ease UTME Process For Visually Impaired Candidates

    The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board ( JAMB) has unveiled plans to ease participation for visually impaired candidates ahead of the 2023 UTME/DE. Ishaq Oloyede,...

    Tinubu’ll Do Better Than Obi, Atiku – APC

    A support group, Likeminds Initiative for Tinubu, says Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of All Progressives Congress(APC) is better qualified to lead Nigeria than any other...

    I’m sorry, Brymo Apologises For Igbo Presidency Tweets

    Singer, Olawale Brymo, has apologised over his tweets on the possibility of south-easterners producing a Nigerian president. This comes after thousands of Nigerians signed a...

    Police Gun Down Bandits Trying To Collect Ransom In Niger State

    Three bandits were gunned down by police while trying to collect ransom demanded before the release of a driver kidnapped in Borgu Local Government...

    Auto-Crash Claims 10 Lives On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

    No fewer than 10 people were confirmed dead in an auto crash involving a Mack Truck and a Toyota Hiace bus at the Oniworo...

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