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My children keep asking to speak to their dad killed in crashed NAF plane — Widow

Mrs Omolola Olawunmi is the widow of the late Flight Sergeant Olasunkanmi Olawunmi, who, alongside six other officers, died in the Nigerian Air Force aircraft that crashed in Abuja on Sunday, February 21, 2021. The widow tells ABIODUN NEJO that life without her husband has been uneasy How will you describe your late husband? My...

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Fayose tackles Fayemi govt as poll turns bloody, three feared dead

…INEC suspends bye-election A former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has described the alleged killing of three persons by suspected APC thugs during the Ekiti East Constituency I by-election in the Ekiti East Local Government Area of the state as “clear evidence of state sponsored terrorism against her own citizens, who have rejected the party...

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Three feared dead, others injured in Ekiti Assembly bye-election

Three persons were feared dead during the Ekiti East Constituency I bye-election in Ekiti East Council area of Ekiti State for a vacant House of Assembly seat on Saturday. No fewer than five others also sustained varying degrees of gunshot injuries with about three of them said to be in critical condition at the hospitals...

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It’s unimaginable Nigeria prints passport booklets abroad –Ex-Asst Comptroller of Immigration, Adefolaju

A retired Assistant Comptroller, Nigeria Immigration Service, Mrs Faramade Adefolaju, speaks to ABIODUN NEJO about her glowing up and life as a career woman, while also touching on public policies How would you describe your early years and growing up? I grew of as a child of teachers. Teachers were posted around and so, I...

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Life now harder after herders killed our breadwinners –Widows of slain Ekiti farmers

Thirty-year-old Mrs Tosin Akeju, widow of 45-year-old farmer, Mr Toyin Akeju, killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen on his farm in Ekiti State on Friday, March 5, 2021, has been inconsolable since the incident occurred. The mother of four was unable to hold back tears as sympathisers thronged her residence located at Isaba Ekiti in the...

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NULGE bemoans thugs’ attacks on Ekiti council, orders staff to resume

Abiodun Nejo, Ado Ekiti The Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees in Ekiti State on Friday bemoaned the incessant attacks by political thugs on the Ado Council Secretariat in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, calling on the council Chairman, Mrs Omotunde Fajuyi, to take proactive measures to prevent a repeat. NULGE State President, Oluseyi Olatunde,...

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Herders-farmers’ registration to ensure food security –Ekiti commissioner

The Ekiti State Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Olabode Adetoyi, on Thursday, hinged the diminishing food production in the state and indeed Nigeria on insecurity, which had kept many farmers away from the farms. Adetoyi said the registration of herders and farmers in the state, apart from being an opportunity to fish out criminal elements, would...

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Court remands Ekiti man for stealing cooked rice, phones

An Ekiti State Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday remanded a 28-year-old man, Ayomide Ajifolowo, for allegedly stealing a warmer filled with cooked rice. The defendant, who was also accused of stealing phones and money, was arraigned by the Ekiti State Police Command. The police prosecutor, Inspector Bamikole Olasunkanmi, said the defendant on February 1, 2021 around...

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NULGE orders stay-at-home as thugs invade Ekiti LG secretariat

HOODLUMS suspected to be political thugs on Tuesday invaded the Ado Local Government Secretariat in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, leaving workers scampering to safety in the compound. A worker at the secretariat resident in the neighbourhood, who preferred anonymity, expressed surprise at the development, which she said put the lives of council workers...

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