Fear grips Ekiti community over alleged ‘secret’ selection of new monarch

Fear grips Ekiti community over alleged ‘secret’ selection of new monarch By Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado-Ekiti Palpable fear on Saturday gripped residents of Otun-Ekiti, the headquarters of Moba Local Government Area of Ekiti State over who occupies the vacant royal stool of the ancient community. Some ruling houses had raised alarm that the that the kingmakers …

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BREAKING: Heavy security at Benin Airport over Oshiomhole’s arrival

BREAKING: Heavy security at Benin Airport over Oshiomhole’s arrival By Osagie Otabor, Benin   There is heavy security at the Benin Airport over fears of possible booing of National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. At the Airport entrance gate, there are soldiers and two police vehicles while others comprising officials of …

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Landlord beats up tenant’s wife for allegedly turning down love advances

Landlord beats up tenant’s wife for allegedly turning down love advances By Kunle Akinrinade   A woman, Mrs Comfort Giwa, said she got the beating of her life when her landlord, Mr Adisa Lukman openly brutalised her for allegedly turning down his love advances. The incident, according to Comfort, the incident happened on February 9, …

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Kogi, Bayelsa polls: Supreme Court dismisses ACPN’s, FJP’s appeal against INEC

Kogi, Bayelsa polls: Supreme Court dismisses ACPN’s, FJP’s appeal against INEC Our Reporter The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed two separate appeals filled by the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) and Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The ACPN and FJP had instituted separate actions over what they …

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14,000 elderly citizens get N20,000 monthly stipend in Ekiti

14,000 elderly citizens get N20,000 monthly stipend in Ekiti Our Reporter Fourteen thousand elderly persons in Ekiti State have been paid N20,000 each under the Social Security Scheme re-introduced by Governor Kayode Fayemi. This was made known yesterday at Ode-Ekiti by the Director-General of the Bureau for Employment, Labour and Productivity, Mr. Lanre Ogunjobi. The …

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