Tag: Ado Ekiti

Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti Shut Indefinitely Over Protests

The Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, has been closed down indefinitely, following protests by students of the institution. Tribune reports that the students had taken to the streets on Tuesday morning, following a resolution by the institution’s striking lecturers, after a congress on Monday, to continue their strike. The Rector, Dr Taiwo Akande,[Read More…]

Stomach Infrastructure Activated As Fayose Distributes Rice, Fowls, Money To Ado-Ekiti Residents [Look]

Ekiti State Governor,Mr Ayo Fayose Saturday, commenced the implementation of his stomach infrastructure programme ,as he distributed no fewer than 80,000 birds, 100,000 bags of rice and cash gift to the less privileged, widows and aged ones in the state . According to a press statement by the Chief Press[Read More…]

Prison Break In Ekiti As Gunmen Invade Ado Detention, All Prisoners ‘Reportedly’ Freed

Reports say unknown gunmen in the wee hours of the morning today invaded Ado-Ekiti prisons along Afao road and freed all the inmates in the prison after killing one official. This is the first time such a security breach will be experienced in Ado-Ekiti prison. No statement has however been[Read More…]

@Eggheader Odewale: The End Of A Stint [Must Read Op-ED]

Today, as we take our final bow and depart from the Government House, Ado-Ekiti, I recall that date four years ago when the Court of Appeal, holden in Ilorin, gave a resounding ruling declaring Kayode Fayemi as the duly elected Governor of Ekiti State, after a grueling three and half[Read More…]

Akin Olukiran: Law Enforcement And Face Masks, A Dangerous Precedence

The recent gubernatorial elections in Ekiti and Osun States introduced a new level of notoriety to our law enforcement process, bordering on illegality. Some of the police officers deployed to these states to keep law and order, resorted to wearing masks. Why would law enforcement officers need to wear masks[Read More…]

#EkitiDecides I’ll Accept Outcome Of Ekiti Poll – Ayo Fayose

The governorship candidate of the PDP, Ayo Fayose, on Saturday said he would accept the out come of the election “whichever way it goes.” Fayose made the declaration after casting his vote at 2:10p.m. at Unit 001 Polling Unit, St. David Primary School, Afao-Ekiti, Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area. “I have[Read More…]

Ekiti Fayemi Promises To Start Teaching At State-Owned University

NAN Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said he will start teaching at the state-owned university in October this year . Fayemi disclosed this to reporters in Ado-Ekiti on Friday. He said his decision to return to class job in was borne out of his interest in mentoring the[Read More…]

Three To Die By Hanging For Rape & Murder In Ekiti

NAN An Ado-Ekiti High Court on Thursday in Ado-Ekiti sentenced three persons to death by hanging for robbery, murder and rape. The judge, Justice Olusegun Ogunyemi, gave the verdict at the conclusion of trial. The convicts are Kolade Fowosere, a medical student; Blessing Owhorisi, also a student and Ojo Ogundare,[Read More…]

Ekiti Bricklayer Abandons Wife With Triplets

NAN A bricklayer, Mr Adewale Omole has abandoned his wife in a `spiritual home’ after he heard that she was expecting triplets in Ado Ekiti. Narrating her story, Mrs Abosede Omole, who already had two children, told newsmen that her husband abandoned her and the babies. She said that her[Read More…]