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July, 2020

  • 10 July

    Ekiti Cargo Airport Ready In 18 Months – State Govt

    Ekiti Government has said the ongoing construction of the Cargo Airport at Ipogun in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area would be completed in 18 months. Bunmi Awotiku, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Airport Project, said this when Ekiti House of Assembly Committee on Works and Transport visited the site …

  • 10 July

    Police Arrest Robbery Gang Terrorising Banks In Ondo, Ekiti

    Police operatives attached to the Special Tactical Squad, have arrested a seven-man criminal gang, which attacked and robbed three commercial banks in Ondo and Ekiti States, between 2019 and 2020. Read Also: We’ve Developed Our Own COVID-19 Test Kit – FG The robbers killed customers, six policemen and also carted away …

June, 2020

  • 3 June

    Suspected Ritualists Kill Widow, Drain Blood, Harvest Organs 


    Some suspect ritualists have killed a 78-year-old widow, drained her blood and harvested her vital organs. Read Also: Suspect Linked To Murder Of UNIBEN Student Arrested Sabianah Aranilewa, the victim, was said to have been abducted from her home while she was washing in front of the house on Moshood road, …

May, 2020

  • 3 May

    Fayemi Approves Amotekun Board Members

    Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State

    Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has approved the appointment of members of the governing board of the Ekiti State Security Network Agency (Amotekun Corps). Read Also: COVID-19: Things Won’t Return To Normalcy Until 2021, Says NCDC DG Yinka Oyebode, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, sad this in a …

  • 1 May

    Ekiti Orders Compulsory COVID-19 Test On Corpses


    The Ekiti State COVID-19 Task Force has ordered that corpses brought into the state must be tested for COVID-19. Read Also: Video: Dangote Became Wealthy By Laundering Money For Corrupt Politicians – Nnamdi Kanu Prof. Bolaji Aluko, Coordinator of the State Task Force, said this in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, on …

April, 2020

  • 30 April

    Fayemi Appoints Man In Viral Video ‘COVID-19 Response Ambassador’

    Adeoye, the man whose son sneaked into Ekiti State from Lagos has been appointed COVID-19 Response Ambassador in the state by Governor Kayode Fayemi. Read Also: Zamfara Condemns Osun’s Plan To Deport Northern Youths A video of Adeoye refusing his son entrance into his house for flouting lockdown directives and traveling …

  • 27 April

    Gunmen Abduct Commissioner, Kill Councillor In Ekiti

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    Some unidentified gunmen have kidnapped Ekiti State Commissioner for Agriculture, Folorunso Olabode. Read Also: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Increases To 1273 As NCDC Confirms 91 New Cases Also, a councillor in Ilejemeje Local Government Area of the state, who was with the commissioner, was shot dead on the spot by the kidnappers. …

  • 18 April

    Pregnant Woman Who Sneaked Into Ekiti Gives Birth, Tests Positive For COVID-19

    A pregnant health worker, who sneaked into Ekiti State from Lagos, has been delivered of a child. Read Also: I Was Only Making ‘Nkwobi’, Says Barman Arrested For Defying Lockdown However, the woman tested positive for Coronavirus after giving birth, making her the third infected person in the state. The PUNCH …

  • 2 April

    Fayose Tests Negative For COVID-19


    A former governor of Ekiti, Ayo Fayose, said on Thursday that he had undergone voluntary testing for the coronavirus and had turned out negative. Read Also: Doctor Treating COVID-19 Patient In Edo Tests Positive Fayose, in a statement issued by his media aide, Lere Olayinka, said he was delighted to be …

March, 2020

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