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Eleka withdraws from Ekiti senatorial race, accuses Fayose of betrayal

FORMER Ekiti State Deputy Governor Olusola Eleka has withdrawn from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senatorial primary election in the state. His withdrawal was disclosed...

Hoodlums kidnap pastor over land tussle in Ado Ekiti

HOODLUMS has kidnapped a man identified as Julius Tolani over a protracted land tussle in Ado Ekiti, capital of Ekiti State. The ICIR understands that the...

Bamise was not a wayward girl – Mother of tailor murdered in BRT bus

COMFORT Ayanwola, the mother of the fashion designer who went missing in transit on a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) trip on February 26 and...
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Ekiti APC governorship candidate picks running mate

CANDIDATE of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Biodun Oyebanji has picked Monisade Christianah Afuye as his running mate in the forthcoming governorship election in...

Ekiti monarch shot by gunmen in failed kidnap attempt

THE Atah of Ayede Ekiti Adeleye Orisagbemi, a first class monarch in Ekiti State, was shot by suspected gunmen in the late hours of...

Confusion as delegates protest strange names in ongoing Ekiti PDP primary

DELEGATES at the ongoing People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti have accused the National Organising Committee of bringing doctored list for the conduct of...
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INEC plans to spend N7bn on Ekiti, Osun governorship elections

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has budgeted sum of N7 billion to conduct the Ekiti and Osun states governorship elections in...

Herdsman handed life imprisonment for open grazing, attempted murder in Ekiti

A 32-year-old herder, Muhammadu Abubakar, has been sentenced to life imprisonment in Ekiti State. Abubakar was found guilty of two count charges of breaching the...

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How CBN’s new withdrawal policy threatens financial inclusion, SMEs

ECONOMIC and financial experts are apprehensive that the decision by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to limit cash...

Journalism awards created in honour of two veteran journalists

JOURNALISM awards have been created in honour of two distinguished journalists Ibanga Isine and late Nelson Etukudoh. Isine, a veteran...

Illegal abortions: Irabor denies Reuters report

THE Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Lucky Irabor has denied a report by Reuters which accused the Nigerian Army...

Buhari’s agriculture policy saved Nigerians from hunger — Lai Mohammed

MINISTER of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s policy on agriculture saved Nigerians from hunger. The...

More than half of world’s population lack access to health services – WHO

THE World Health Organization (WHO) has said more than half of the world's population lack access to essential health...
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Nigerian fintech companies shame, threaten customers for late payment of loans

Edited by Ajibola AMZAT YETUNDE Adewole lost her phone in...

Illegal loan apps ignore Nigeria’s cyber laws, continue to shame customers

RAUFU Kareem took a loan from AddMoney, an app...

Russia’s ‘Satan 2’ nuclear missile NOT capable of destroying the whole world

AMID the ongoing Russia – Ukraine crisis, a viral post...

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June 9 marks the end of the deadline given...

Why UAE refuses work permit applications from Nigerians

  THE on-going rift between the governments of Nigeria and...
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