Posts Tagged ‘Ado-Ekiti’

PDP Did Not Suspend Or Expel Any Member in Ekiti

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) states that the party did not suspend or expel any of its members in Ekiti State, neither has it received any correspondence from its Ekiti State Chapter to such effect. The NWC further states that no PDP member in Ekiti state House of Assembly […]

Tension in Ado Ekiti as Government moves to pull down mosques

There was unmistakable tension in Ado Ekiti, capital of Ekiti State, yesterday, as Muslims challenged proposed destruction of mosques built inside the premises of petroleum stations over the state. The administration’s activity is beginning with an oil station built by one Alhaji Suleman Akinbami, the Secretary of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, at Adebayo territory […]

Driver Bags Seven Years Jail For Rape

45- year old driver, Lawrence Adedapo has been sentenced by an Ado Ekiti High Court for raping an 80- Year old woman, Madam Grace Asaolu. Delivering his judgement on Monday, Justice Dele Omotoso, convicted Adedapo based on evidence before the court which showed that the driver forcefully had a carnal knowledge of the old woman […]

Fulani Herdsmen remanded in Court for grazing in Cassava farm

The police on Thursday arraigned a 30-year-old herdsman, Abubakar Usman, in a Chief Magistrate Court in Ado-Ekiti, the capital of the state of Governor Fayose-led government for grazing on a cassava farmland. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Bankole Olasunkanmi, told the court that the accused and others at large, committed the offence sometimes in December at Iyemero […]

PHOTO STORY| Ayo Fayose Begins Construction of First Flyover in Ekiti

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State on Tuesday flagged off the construction of the first flyover in Ekiti State. Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Fayose explained that the flyover, which is going to be about two kilometers, would cost the State Government over 7 billion Naira. The 1.2km bridge will cover Fajuyi-Okesa-Ojumose, Ado Ekiti.   […]

Fulani Herdsmen Strike Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti

Fulani Herdsmen have destroyed farmlands belonging to the Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti. Rector of the institution, Dr.Taiwo Akande, said “This menace of Fulani cattle rearers has been most destructive to many of our demonstration farms and pilot plantations,” she said. “It is most painful to also disclose that some of the pilot farmv projects,academic, research […]