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Ekiti By-election violence, antithetical to democratic rules of credible elections — Yiaga Africa

A prominent election monitoring and assessment organization, Yiaga Africa has described the violence that erupted during the Ekiti State bye-election last Saturday as “despicable and antithetical to the democratic rules of credible elections.”

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Farmers, herders must register or get expelled ― Ekiti govt

Ekiti State government has given farmers and herders another two-week window to register with the state government or be ready to leave the state. The two-week grace begins on Sunday, March 22. In February, the state conducted a two-week registration of farmers and herders, but not all those involved seized the opportunity. Commissioner for Agriculture
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Ekiti By-Election: NYSC member hit by bullet, as police confirm gunshots

By Rotimi Ojomoyela – Ado-Ekiti Ekiti state police command on Saturday confirmed the mayhem unleashed on hapless voters and security agents by political thugs at Omuo-Ekiti, during the House of Assembly by-election in Ekiti East Constituency 1 conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The sad situation led to the killing of three persons,
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NDLEA, Ekiti agree on drug-free certificate before marriage

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency and the Ekiti State Government have agreed that the issuance of drug-free certificates for intending couples should be a condition for the solemnisation of marriages in the state. They also agreed to collaborate with stakeholders on how to tackle the scourge of drug abuse. These were some of the...

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Ekiti United team involved in minor accident

Ekiti United team involved in minor accidentBy Idowu Gabriel A group of members of the Ado-Ekiti Ekiti United Football Club team were involved in a minor accident on Tuesday. Club media official Quozeem Oladapo, in a statement Tuesday night to Ado-Ekiti, revealed that the crash occurred as the players returned to Ado-Ekiti from Ikere-Ekiti. They were coming back from their evening workout. According to the statement, there were no injuries as all occupants of the vehicle were safe. “But some of them were injured to varying degrees,” he said. Oladapo added that the vehicle had been on the road for several hours in recent days with two away matches in Lagos and Ilorin. “After traveling to Lagos on 8 March for the midweek clash with Vandrezzer FC on Wednesday, the team returned to Ado-Ekiti on Thursday evening. “The team also started the trip to Ilorin on Friday morning for Saturday’s clash with Osun United. “The vehicle […]

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Gunmen kill family of 6 in Osun, one other in Ekiti

Police launch manhunt for killers As Amotekun boss demands sophisticated weapons to tackle criminalities in S’West By Dayo Johnson & Shina Abubakar No fewer than seven persons were killed, weekend, in Osun and Ekiti states by gunmen suspected to be bandits. Among the victims was a family of six reportedly killed when the gunmen stormed
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Gunmen Abduct Another Foreigner In Ekiti

  Gunmen have kidnapped another foreigner along Igbemo Ekiti in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti State. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Sunday Abutu, confirmed the kidnap to Channels Television, noting that the incident took place on Tuesday. The police spokesman asked residents not to get tensed as security operatives, noting that … Continue reading Gunmen Abduct Another Foreigner In Ekiti Read Full Story