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Ekiti Bye-election: Police arrest three over election violence

Nigeria, March 21 -- The police in Ekiti on Sunday said three persons have been taken into custody over the killing of two persons and the disruption of Saturday's House of Assembly bye-election in th... Read More


Ekiti Assembly bye-election: Five parties vie to fill vacant seat

Nigeria, March 17 -- Five parties have been cleared to contest in Saturday's bye-election for the Ekiti East Constituency (1) of the State House of Assembly. INEC's Electoral Commissioner in Ekiti, A... Read More


Rainstorms, wild fire destroy homes, farm plantations in Ekiti

Nigeria, March 14 -- The first set of rains in the new season has come with heavy rainstorms, destroying over 200 houses in Ekiti in the last one week. It is estimated that over 1,000 persons have be... Read More


Herdsmen: Farmers, Miyetti Allah dialogue on crisis resolution

Nigeria, March 11 -- The All Farmers Association of Nigeria and Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association in Ekiti State on Thursday met in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, to try to resolve the lingering cris... Read More


One shot dead in Ondo NURTW clash

Nigeria, March 9 -- One person has been shot dead in Akure, the Ondo State capital, in a lingering fight between two factions of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW). The victim, well... Read More


PDP warns Fayemi against using state funds for ranching

Nigeria, March 9 -- The Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State has warned against the use of public funds by the Ekiti State Government to fund the provision of "enclosed grazing/ranching" for herdsm... Read More


Suspected herders kill farmers in Ekiti

Nigeria, March 6 -- Two farmers were killed in Isaba Ekiti, in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State on Friday by suspected herders. This is coming as two herdsmen were sent to prison in Ondo St... Read More


Akeredolu reappoints Ojogo, Akinteriwa as commissioners

Nigeria, March 4 -- The Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reappointed his former Commissioner for Finance, Wale Akinteriwa, and the Information counterpart, Donald Ojogo, into his cabinet. T... Read More


Gunmen kidnap Chinese contractor in Ekiti

Nigeria, March 3 -- Some yet to be identified gunmen have kidnapped a Chinese contractor at Igbemo Ekiti, in Irepodun Ifelodun LGA, Ekiti State. The incident, according to police sources, occurred on... Read More


Amidst COVID-19, Lassa fever death toll rises in Nigeria

Nigeria, Feb. 27 -- Reported cases of Lassa fever are on a steady rise as the nation grapples with the challenges of stemming the spread of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic across the country.... Read More