DETAILS: Explosion rocks Ekiti Govt House

By Rotimi Ojomoyela There was palpable fear in Ado-Ekiti on Saturday, as a loud bang suspected to be bomb explosion rocked Ekiti state old government Secretariat. It was gathered that the explosion, which occurred around 7.05 am, ripped some of the buildings at the old government secretariat located at the Oke-Oriomi area of Ado-Ekiti, where […]

FG, South-West Govs Agree On Amotekun

The Federal Government and Governors of the South West States yesterday agreed that necessary legal instruments will be put in place by each of the States to give legal backing to the initiative and address all issues concerning the regulation of the security structure on the establishment of the regional security outfit, Amotekun. Vice President […]

Despite naysayers, Operation Amotekun takes off in flying colours

The controversy about the launch of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) codenamed Operation Amotekun by the six governors of the South West was not unexpected. The initiative is novel and has attracted different interpretations from different tendencies and cultures. Reason: No geo-political zone has had such security arrangement, where local security initiatives would complement […]

Nigerians blast Fayemi, El-rufai, Sanusi for attending South Africa event

Nigerians have been reacting to the presence of Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II in South Africa, in light of the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other foreign nationals in the country. The Federal Government had on Wednesday announced its withdrawal from […]

Keyamo on photo with suspect on FBI list: ‘We are childhood friends’

By Emmanuel Okogba he Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo (SAN) has refuted allegations of being involved in fraudulent activities with a suspected internet scammer, Jerry Elo Ikogho, one of the 78 Nigerians indicted in the massive financial fraud case uncovered by the American agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI. A photo […]

South-West Govs flay call on Fulani herdsmen to leave region

By Dayo Johnson, Akure OUTH West governors yesterday described the statement credited to the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), asking all Fulani residing in Southern parts of the country to return to the north as most unfortunate, divisive and retrogressive. The governors in a statement personally signed by their Chairman and Ondo state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu […]

Ekiti Govt. reviews Fayose’s last minute recruitment of 2,000 workers

Supreme Court dismisses suit seeking Gov. Fayemi’s disqualification

Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by former Ekiti State Governor Segun Oni challenging the eligibility of Governor Kayode Fayemi to stand as a candidate in the July 14, 2018 governorship poll. In a unanimous judgment by the apex court, Justice Amirul Sanusi dismissed the case on the grounds that it […]

Campaign: Buhari, Osinbajo arrive Ondo, Ekiti amidst tight security

President Muhammdu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday arrived in Akure, the Ondo State capital, amidst heavy security on a campaign visit to Ondo and Ekiti states for the 2019 general elections. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Buhari and Vice President started their campaign from Ekiti to seek   re-election to […]

2019: Buhari seeks support of Ekiti Obas

Wole Balogun, Ado Ekiti President Muhammadu Buhari has pleaded with Ekiti Obas to support his re-election bid for sustainable peace in Ekiti State and Nigeria at large. President Buhari said  he has not betrayed the  country on the promises he made in 2015 to secure the nation, fight corruption and boost the economy with diversification […]

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