Tags : Ekiti State

Ekiti Farmers Accuse Monarchs, Elite Of Aiding Herdsmen’s Atrocities

Farmers in Ekiti State have accused monarchs and political elites in the State of aiding criminal herdsmen on the incessant attacks, abduction of farmers and the destruction of their farmlands and crops. The Chairman of the State chapter of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Mr Adeniran Alagbada, while presenting a paper at the […]

Heavy Security As Yoruba Nation Agitators Storm Ekiti

Yoruba Nation Activists thronged the popular Fajuyi Park in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, for a rally organised by Socio-Political Group, Ilana Omo Oodua. There was heavy presence of security operatives including Police, Department of State Services and Amotekun Corps at the venue. The Security Operatives said they were at the venue to prevent the breakdown […]

PDP South/W Congress: Fayose Accepts Makinde As Zonal Leader

There’s strong indication that leadership tussle rocking the PDP in the South-West will be a thing of the past as former Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Ayodele Fayose acknowledged Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde as the leader of the Party in the South-West. Former Governor Fayose made the remarks while addressing delegates at the […]

Gunmen Abduct Fuel Station Manager In Ekiti

Gunmen numbering about eight struck at a Petrol Station at Isan Ekiti in the Oye Local Government area of Ekiti State and abducted its Manager, Mr Itakorodo Adebayo. The Gunmen who rode on Motorcycles invaded the Petrol Station on Thursday Evening, April 8, 2021, shooting sporadically and forcibly took away their victim. The Ekiti State […]

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South West PDP Leadership: Ondo PDP Declares Support For Makinde

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West have been urged to allow peace to reign, as that remains the only way the Party could regain its lost grounds in the politics of the country. The Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde made this plea on Sunday, January 31, 2021, while hosting the […]

Governors Meet With Miyetti Allah, Condemn Criminality

Some Governors have met with the national leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) in Akure, Ondo State capital, and condemned criminal activities by bandits, kidnappers, rapists among others who hide in forests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.   The Governors include Engr Seyi Makinde of Oyo State; Mr Gboyega Oyetola of Osun […]

“We Will Continue With Efforts To Unite PDP In South-West”

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has said the South-West chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will continue with efforts aimed at uniting its members to ensure a stronger party in the zone. Governor Makinde, who addressed Newsmen after a meeting with members of the Zonal Working Committee of the Party, on Thursday, December […]

PDP South-West Leaders Call For Unity Among Members

It is imperative for leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the South West to ensure unity and cohesion in the Party as the zone remain strategic to PDP if it must win election at the National level. These were the submisions of some PDP Leaders at the South-West meeting of the Party. The […]

Veteran Yoruba, Actor Jimoh Aliu, ‘Aworo’ Dies At 86

Veteran theatre practitioner, Chief Jimoh Aliu, popularly known as Aworo, is dead. Chief Aliu died on Thursday, September 17, 2020, during a brief illness at the Ekiti State Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, at the aged of 86. A source and close associate of the late theatre practitioner said, “The corpse of the deceased […]

Governor Fayemi Tests Positive For COVID-19

Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi has tested positive for COVID-19. The governor confirmed this via his Twitter handle, on Wednesday morning, July 22, 2020. In his tweet, he revealed that the took his third COVID-19 test yesterday which came back positive. The Governor said he is generally doing well and self isolating at home with […]