Tag: Ekiti

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April 27, 2013

On lockdown: Governor Amaechi stranded at Akure airport

by Isi Esene Governor Rotimi Amaechi was on Friday stranded at the Akure Airport after attending the burial of the ...

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April 25, 2013

Akintunde Oyebode: A weekend at Ikogosi (Y! FrontPage)

As Maya Angelou said, “a bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.” ...

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April 13, 2013

How Osun deputy governor disguised to pray with Ekiti’s Funmi Olayinka few hours before her death

Reports say the Osun state deputy governor, Grace Titi Laoye-Tomori visited and prayed with the late Ekiti state deputy governor, ...

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April 13, 2013

Young and emerging leaders have dinner with Gov. Fayemi at The Future Awards Symposium (PHOTOS)

    Participants visit the Ekiti State House for a dinner withy the governor, Kayode Fayemi.

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April 12, 2013

Abubakar Usman: Governor Amaechi and his false impression of a revolution

by Abubakar Usman If we are pushed to the wall, we shall revolt and that revolution shall consume them all. ...

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April 11, 2013

Michael Orodare: #TFASymposium – Time for change is now (Y! Politico)

by Michael Orodare To prove that we are not cowards like Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers state has described us, ...

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April 10, 2013

SEE Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Cheta Nwanze, Gbenga Sesan, more at The Future Awards Symposium (PHOTOS)

What: The Future Awards Symposium. Where: Ikogosi Warm Springs Resort, Ekiti. When: April 7, 2013. Photos by Hycinth Iyereosa

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April 10, 2013

Ife Adebayo: Nigeria – 2015 and youth participation (Y! Politico)

by Ife Adebayo Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who ...

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April 10, 2013

Japheth Omojuwa: #TFASymposium thoughts – Our common debt and Nigeria (Y! FrontPage)

I believe without an iota of doubt that the young people present at The Future Awards Symposium are enough to ...

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April 8, 2013

Photo of the Day: Are all Nigerian businessmen corrupt? Govs. Amaechi and Fayemi answer Tonye Cole

by Isi Esene No, the question wasn’t, “Who wants Ice-cream.” This photo shows what happened at The Future Awards Symposium ...

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April 8, 2013

“Wrong information sounds more sexy” – Ngozi Okonjo-Iwela speaks at The Future Awards Symposium

by Isi Esene The second day of the Future Awards Symposium which took place on April 7 at the Ikogosi ...

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April 8, 2013

You are all cowards, me too – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze Rewriting the history books is what #DSPAlams is doing now, and getting people to believe his side ...

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April 8, 2013

Forget it! “Nigerians are not ready for a revolution” – Rotimi Amaechi

by Isi Esene The Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi has expressed his doubts that a bloody revolution can happen in ...

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April 8, 2013

“Kayode, where is Funmi… your deputy?” – Olayinka’s mother asks Fayemi

by Isi Esene The governor of Ekiti state, Dr. Kayode Fayemi could not control his emotions yesterday when he and ...

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April 6, 2013

Ekiti deputy governor, Funmilayo Olayinka dies of cancer at 52

There are reports that the Ekiti state deputy governor, Funmilayo Olayinka has died in a Lagos medical facility. Olayinka who ...

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March 28, 2013

Michael Orodare: Between Alamieyeseigha and NANS president (Y! Politico)

by Michael Orodare It’s so unfortunate that NANS today has degenerated to a state where its annual convention can pass ...

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March 16, 2013

Just terrible: Policemen tied my son’s hands to his back, tortured, and shot him dead – Grieving mother

From when he cried into the world about 28 years ago, till he took his final breath just two weeks ...

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March 4, 2013

N2.02 billion: Ekiti awards contract for 2nd phase of new governor’s office

The Ekiti State Government has awarded the construction of the second phase of the new Governor’s Office for N2.02bn. The ...

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March 1, 2013

Opinion: The progress in West Africa is visible, but uneven

From The Economist The day that Nigeria works properly, the battle for Africa’s future will have been won. Leaving the ...

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March 1, 2013

N5 million largesse: “He has no right…” – Church members threaten to sue bishop

by Isi Esene Some members of the St. Paul Millennium Church, Odo Owa Ekiti, yesterday threatened to sue Bishop of ...

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February 10, 2013

Cold: Ekiti hospital detains woman and her twins for 45 days over N100,000

An indigent mother of a newly born set of twins, Mrs. Toyin Adebayo, was detained by the management of a ...

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January 17, 2013

Michael Orodare: Why Fayemi will surely lose an Ekiti re-election (Y! Politico)

by Michael Orodare Fayemi has failed the teachers, the entire state workforce, the students and even the artisans, so who ...

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January 17, 2013

Justice: Man sentenced to death by hanging for raping and killing grandma

A High Court in Ekiti State has condemned a 27-year-old man to death by hanging for raping and killing a ...

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December 30, 2012

Tunde Fagbenle: Setting the record straight on Ekiti

by Tunde Fagbenle Last week’s column on my visit to Ekiti State and the good job Governor Kayode Fayemi is ...

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December 23, 2012

Tunde Fagbenle: Something is happening in Ekiti – for real!

by Tunde Fagbenle I think what stands Fayemi in good stead are his frugality, integrity, intellectual base, and his vast ...

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December 20, 2012

15 polytechnic students arrested for armed robbery

by Akan Ido The Ekiti State police command have announced the arrest of 15 students of a polytechnic in Kwara ...

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December 11, 2012

My husband is coming back as governor in 2014 – Fayose’s wife

Wife of a former governor of Ekiti State, Mrs. Feyisetan Fayose, on Monday predicted that her husband, Ayo, would  return ...

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December 10, 2012

Police arrest couple for dumping day-old-baby in the bush

by Isi Esene A couple in Ekiti State, Dada Ojo, and his wife, Adejoke, were on Friday arrested for allegedly ...

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November 29, 2012

Dirty old man: 85-year-old grandpa arrested for raping 12-year-old says, ‘she seduced me’

An 85-year old man, Pa  Samuel Oladipupo, was nabbed by the men of Ekiti State Police Command for allegedly defiling ...

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