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RELIGION

"I lied, I am not a Muslim cleric, please forgive me"- nabbed fake cleric begs (video)

Watching the video, I nearly cried because no one would ever believe the man is not an Islamic cleric until he was asked to recite the smallest chapter in the holy Quran!I was speechless to know that he is just a scammer moving around to perpetrate and concort lies in order to make people fall easily!

  3 days ago

EDUCATION

Meet the 'youngest PhD holder' in Africa, he earned his PhD at age 24

The youngest PhD holder in Africa is Olaoluwa Hallowed Oluwadara, he got his Doctoral degree at age 24.He got his Doctoral degree in Mathematics in the year 2013 at the University of Lagos after he has emerged as the best PhD student of his time.The youngest PhD holder is a native of Ekiti state who was born and raised in the Central Africa Republic.

  4 days ago
Meet the 'youngest PhD holder' in Africa, he earned his PhD at age 24

JUSTICE

Today's Headlines:Secessionists Stage Another Heavy Protest In Ekiti, "Why I Am A Sad Man" -Jonathan

IDPs aid Boko Haram as Sect Kills 30 Civilians, JTF Operatives, Soldiers The Boko Haram attack on Ajiri in Mafa Local Government Area was carried out with the aid of some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).According to PRNigeria, the terrorists stole five vehicles after killing 15 Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) members, 10 civilians and 5 soldiers.

  7 days ago
Today's Headlines:Secessionists Stage Another Heavy Protest In Ekiti,

POLITICS

Ekiti 2022: Prof Eleka's Ambition Receives Major Boost As Ikere II PDP Delegates Formally Adopt Him

Peoples Democratic Party leaders from Ikere constituency 2 of Ekiti state have unanimously adopted a former deputy governor, Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka, as their candidate for the 2022 governorship election.The leaders took this decision at their monthly meeting on Sunday; which was attended by the 6 Ward Chairmen and other statutory delegates of Consistency 2, including the chairman of Agbado/Oyo ward, Mr.Owolabi Kehinde, chairman of Atiba/Aafin ward Mr. Amire Babade, chairman of Okeosun ward chairman, Adeyemi Gbayi, amongst others.

  3 days ago
Ekiti 2022: Prof Eleka's Ambition Receives Major Boost As Ikere II PDP Delegates Formally Adopt Him

JUSTICE

Today's Headlines: "Kanu Is Causing Attacks In The Name Of Biafra"- Anti-secession group leader Adeshina says, "This Democracy Must Not Fail"- Femi Gbajabiamila warns

1.)"Kanu Is Causing Attacks In The Name Of Biafra"-Adeshina.Anti-secession groups under the umbrella of "Yoruba Appraisal Forum" on Thursday took over Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital to protest against agitators calling for secession.The protesters converged on the Fajuyi Park at around 9am and marched through the fly-over bridge in Okesa to some major streets in Ado-metropolis.

  6 days ago
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ENTERTAINMENT

8 Famous Nollywood Actors That Are Originally From Ekiti State (Photos)

1.Kunle Remi Kunle Remi whose real name is Oyekunle Oluwaremi Opeyemi is an award winning Nigerian actor, model and tv host born on October 18, 1988.Kunle Remi was born in Benue state but originally hails from Ekiti State.He is the second son of six children.

  11 days ago
8 Famous Nollywood Actors That Are Originally From Ekiti State (Photos)

JUSTICE

Governor Fayemi Pardons 12 Prisoners: What He Told The 12 Inmates Before Granting Them Clemency

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State on Tuesday granted clemency to twelve prisoners of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Ado Ekiti Custodian Center.According to the Ekiti Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Olawale Fapohunda, the inmates who were granted freedom by the Governor were serving various terms for criminal offences such as stealing and housebreaking.

  1 days ago
Governor Fayemi Pardons 12 Prisoners: What He Told The 12 Inmates Before Granting Them Clemency

POLITICS

Ekiti 2022: Meet The Top 5 Politicians Likely to Emerge as the APC Governorship Candidate

It's no longer news that Governor Kayode Fayemi's Second tenure tenure would elapse in 2022 when another Governorship Election will be held to elect a New Governor.Already, Bigwigs of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have intesified scheming for the party's Governorship Ticket.

  7 days ago
Ekiti 2022: Meet The Top 5 Politicians Likely to Emerge as the APC Governorship Candidate

POLITICS

Opinion: One Costly Mistake Gov. Fayemi Should Be Careful Of In Recent Times

The political terrain of the country is presently buzzing just as politicians from different political parties are making diverse statements and comments as different events are unfolding.It is not a gainsaying that insecurity among other social vices are threatening the political and social life in the country.Nevertheless, it is expected of leaders in different fields of life especially politicians not to be fueling the tensed atmosphere politically.

  6 days ago
Opinion: One Costly Mistake Gov. Fayemi Should Be Careful Of In Recent Times

JUSTICE

We Call On Nigerian Army To Stop Yoruba Nation Agitators- Says Yoruba Group in Ekiti

A Yoruba group in Ekiti has called on the Nigerian Army, the Federal Government, the Police and all other security agencies to take urgent steps to stop the Yoruba independence agitators and freedom fighters.The Yoruba group whose name is Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF), made the call during the protest they staged at Ado-Ekiti.

  7 days ago
We Call On Nigerian Army To Stop Yoruba Nation Agitators- Says Yoruba Group in Ekiti

POLITICS

OPINION: Why Former Governor Of Ekiti State, Adeniyi Adebayo Should Be Elected As Governor In 2022

Ekiti state of Nigeria, an agrarian community in the South West region of Nigeria is known as the fountain of Knowledge due to the abundance of knowledgeable and intelligent people.The state will be having her governorship election next year and preparations are on ground by various political parties in the state to control the Oke Ayoba Government House comes next year.

  11 days ago
OPINION: Why Former Governor Of Ekiti State, Adeniyi Adebayo Should Be Elected As Governor In 2022

RELIGION

Dare Bankole Begins Distribution of Welfare Packages to Muslim Faithfuls ahead of Sallah

...Doles out Hundreds of JAMB Forms to Prospective Students..* Sholyments The People's Democractic Party, PDP House-of-Rep candidate in 2019 general elections, Engr Bankole Dare , on Tuesday, commenced distribution of cash gifts to Muslims faithfuls in Irepodun, Isin ,Ekiti and Oke Ero , the 4 local government areas which made up his constituency ahead of Sallah ( Eid El Fitri) day celebration .

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Dare Bankole Begins Distribution of Welfare Packages to Muslim Faithfuls ahead of Sallah

SOCIETY

Photo News: See Images From The Wedding of The Son of Prof Eleka, Former Ekiti Deputy Governor

On Saturday, a former deputy governor of Ekiti state and 2022 governorship aspirant of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka and his lovely wife, were elated as their son, Mr Joseph Ayobami, tied the knot with his lovely wife in Ilorin, Kwara state.

  11 days ago
Photo News: See Images From The Wedding of The Son of Prof Eleka, Former Ekiti Deputy Governor

POLITICS

Opinion: One Possible Mistake Tinubu May Make Before 2023

Bola Ahmed Tinubu needs to avoid making some mistakes ahead of the most anticipated 2023 general polls.The former Lagos State governor would be anxious to have the day around and he will be eager in what he does.Surely, it will be an interesting election to witness.

  10 days ago
Opinion: One Possible Mistake Tinubu May Make Before 2023

POLITICS

Gov. Fayemi Met With The Finance Minister Today To Discuss Ways To Improve Nigeria's Finances(Photo)

Ekiti state Governor and Chairman of Nigeria Governors' Forum, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi today met with the Minister of Finance,Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed.The People's Democratic Party chieftain took to his verified facebook account today to share the photos and the outcome of the meeting with the Finance Minister.

  7 days ago
Gov. Fayemi Met With The Finance Minister Today To Discuss Ways To Improve Nigeria's Finances(Photo)

ENTERTAINMENT

Reactions As Nollywood Actress, Nkechi Blessing Greets Her Fans In Ekiti Dialect (Video)

Reactions has trailed the video shared by Nollywood actress and award-winning producer, Nkechi Blessing Sunday.Nkechi Sunday Blessing who is from Igbo extraction was seen greeting her fans and numerous followers o different Instagram in Ekiti dialect.Her fans and numerous followers were suprised to see the Abia state-born movie star speaking Ekiti dialect.

  10 days ago
Reactions As Nollywood Actress, Nkechi Blessing Greets Her Fans In Ekiti Dialect (Video)

JUSTICE

Groups berate Nnamdi Kanu and Igboho as they protest against secession from agitators in Ekiti state

On the Thursday, 6th of May, 2021, protesters took to the streets of Ekiti state to protest against secession from agitators.Recall that we have about three groups agitating for autonomy- Biafra, Oodua and Arewa.But the Biafrans and Oodua had been media sensation for some weeks now.

  6 days ago
Groups berate Nnamdi Kanu and Igboho as they protest against secession from agitators in Ekiti state

JUSTICE

"We believe in One Nigeria" Protest Hits Ekiti as Anti-secessionists Tackle Igboho, Kanu

Youths in Ekiti flagged off a campaign disagreeing in dividing Nigeria, adding that there is no way we can survive without unity.The group under the aegis of Yoruba Appraisal Forum on Thursday were seen riding motorcycles carrying placards with different inscriptions such as 'stand together and love one another, 'we believe in one Nigeria', and others.

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POLITICS

Stop Attacking Govt Officials On Social Media, Go Your Wards To Demand Accountability - Gov Fayemi

Owing to the recent state of the nation, it is almost becoming a norm for many Nigerians to voice their frustrations on political office holders through the different social media platforms.Personal assistants, ministers, lawmakers and governors have suffered at the hands of these new trend and the governor of Ekiti state, Fayemi has asked Nigerians to focus more on what is happening in the civil service and not on politicians.

  10 days ago
Stop Attacking Govt Officials On Social Media, Go Your Wards To Demand Accountability - Gov Fayemi

POLITICS

Ekiti 2022: 4 Things To Know About PDP Stalwart Who Has Begun Campaign

The Nigerian Tribune reports that Mr. Segun Oni has openly declared his ambition to rule Ekiti State come 2022 when the electorate in the state will once again troop out en masse to elect their governor who will rule them till at least 2026 barring all unforseen circumstances.The incumbent, Kayode Fayemi, won't be up for reelection as he is on his second, though not consecutive, term.

  11 days ago
Ekiti 2022: 4 Things To Know About PDP Stalwart Who Has Begun Campaign