Tag: Ekiti

November 27, 2013

“I did not even finish…”: Man, 45, arrested for raping 75-year-old woman in Ekiti

by Akintomiwa Agbaje Lawrence Adedapo, 45-year-old farmer, has been arrested for alledgely having sex with a 75-year-old woman, Grace Asaolu. The incident ...

November 19, 2013

Monster: Man arrested for raping 75-year-old woman in Ekiti

by Adeola Balogun A man in Ekiti has been arrested and arraigned for allegedly having forceful sexual intercourse with an ...

November 10, 2013

Michael Orodare: Between Gov. Fayemi and MOB – Stop the killings (Y! Politico)

by Michael Orodare I’m still finding it difficult to see any difference between the number of political violence and politically ...

October 28, 2013

Opinion: A letter to my friend, Gov. Kayode Fayemi

by Dapo Thomas I can imagine how devastated ‘Oga’ (Tinubu) was when he was confronted with the reality of Bamidele’s ...

October 20, 2013

Pres. Jonathan’s convoy rescues accident victims on Lokoja-Abuja highway

by Isi Esene President Goodluck Jonathan’s entourage which was returning from Ado-Ekito earlier today took part in the rescue of ...

October 13, 2013

Tunde Fagbenle: Bisi Fayemi at 50 – First lady, one of a kind

by Tunde Fagbenle Just because she is the wife of the governor Bisi is not ready to confine herself, as ...

October 3, 2013

Demola Rewaju: The truth about the Yorubas

by Demola Rewaju There is a Sango grove in Ile-Ife where the fiery god entered the earth. There is a ...

September 30, 2013

Mina Ogbanga: Nigeria is 53 but the taps are still dry (Y! FrontPage)

by Mina Ogbanga It is sad that what many developed countries take for granted, provide with all due urgency and maintain ...

September 27, 2013

The land is green: NDLEA discovers 600 acres of hemp farm in Ekiti

by Oge Okonkwo Reports say a  600-acre Indian hemp farm located at Ode-Ekiti in Gbonyin LGA   in Ekiti state has been discovered ...

September 10, 2013

SHOCKER: Man, 27, arraigned in court for raping his 60-year-old mother in Ekiti

by ‘Jola Sotubo A man in Ekiti State has been remanded in prison for allegedly raping his 60-year-old mother. Akintunde ...

September 6, 2013

ASUU strike: NANS blasts FG, threaten to shut down private universities

University students under the umbrella of National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, yesterday, took to the streets in Ado Ekiti, ...

August 9, 2013

Opinion: Ekiti – A transformation never witnessed

Odunayo Ogunmola In a bid to secure the trust of the people he leads before fully settling down to the ...

August 8, 2013

Opinion: Domestic appendage – Wole Soyinka should recede from frontline politics

by Corlenius Segun-Ojo Culturally, it is indisputable that our society does not condone assault of any kind on womanhood. When ...

August 5, 2013

A rejoinder: On the Igbos – Of Femi Fani-Kayode’s ignorance and a proud display of it

by Ayokunle Odekunle What really have my fellow Yorubas contributed to Lagos State? What have they contributed to Lagos State ...

August 1, 2013

Opinion: Osun, Ekiti and the PDP comeback bid

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo Aregbesola has also been alleged to be putting the state on a financial precipice with his continual ...

July 28, 2013

Ekiti has the largest cannabis plantations in the country – NDLEA

by Chi Ibe About 1,404.27 hectares of cannabis farmland was destroyed in 2012 in  Nigeria’s South-West geopolitical zone alone making it ...

July 21, 2013

Tonnie Iredia: Behold, the PDP of violence and anarchy

by Tonnie Iredia No one has faulted its claims of being the largest political party in Africa. It accommodates everybody ...

July 10, 2013

Sam Omatseye: Brigands in the Rivers temple of law

by Sam Omatseye  We have seen this before. During the Obasanjo era, we witnessed the impeachment of Governor Joshua Dariye ...

July 8, 2013

Modupe Adefeso-Olateju: Much ado about low-fee private schools in Nigeria (Y! Policy Hub)

by Modupe Adefeso-Olateju  Not all unapproved schools are wholly illegal entities. Some are simply embroiled in the lengthy process of ...

July 7, 2013

Pius Adesanmi: Tinubu, Buhari, and their social media supporters

by Pius Adesanmi If Buhari’s or Tinubu’s loyalists insult you for asking questions, shrug your shoulders and tell them that ...

July 3, 2013

Terrible: Man, 45, beats wife to death in Ekiti

by Lucas Togan Some bizarre news reaching us from Ekiti State suggest that a 45-yearold man, Mr. Daramola, is now in ...

July 2, 2013

Opinion: Tambuwal’s tortuous path to the Presidency

by Azuka Onwuka It is an open secret that the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, ...

June 25, 2013

Sam Omatseye: Nigeria’s growing artificial class

by Sam Omatseye I refer to the children of the very rich among us. They are disconnected from the soul ...

June 5, 2013

NGF crisis: We won’t allow anyone to annul the election – Gov. Fayemi insists

by Akan Ido The Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi recently spoke with the Punch Newspapers on his victory at ...

May 31, 2013

Supreme Court verdict: “Oni and his jesters merely sought to distract us” – Gov. Fayemi

by Isi Esene The governor of Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi has lauded the judiciary for dismissing the petition of former ...

May 4, 2013

Meet Modupe Adelabu, Ekiti Deputy Governor nominee

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has forwarded the name of Chairperson of the State’s Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), ...

May 4, 2013

Temie Giwa: Nigeria – The rampaging cancer scourge and how we can fight it (Y! FrontPage)

There are some viral infections such as HBV/HCV and HPV that are responsible for up to 20% of cancer deaths ...

April 28, 2013

This must move you to tears: Ekiti’s first lady, Bisi Fayemi pays touching tribute to Funmilayo Olayinka

by Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi Watching her take treatments in Lagos every three weeks and head back to Ekiti immediately after, broke ...

April 28, 2013

It gets worse: FG bans Amaechi’s aircraft from flying in Nigeria

by Isi Esene The Federal Government is certainly not taking the airplane grounding saga lightly as reports indicate that the ...

April 27, 2013

Amaechi, NAMA bicker over aircraft grounding

by Isi Esene There are conflicting reports regarding the grounding of Governor Rotimi Amaechi’s Bombardier aircraft at the Akure Airport ...

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