Appeal Court reserves ruling on EFCC’s case against Fayose

The Court of Appeal sitting in Ado-Ekiti on Thursday reserved ruling on the application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), urging the court to restrain the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, from using his account. The Counsel to EFCC, Rotimi Oyedepo, told the court that application was supported by a seven- paragraph […]

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Fayose slams Police for battering woman at checkpoint

Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose has slammed the Police in Ekiti State for the brutalization of a woman, Mrs. Toyin Adeyeye by some policemen on Friday for allegedly refusing to give them bribe at a checkpoint. Mrs. Adeyeye, her two-month-old baby, Heritage and younger brother, Adeniyi Dada, were detained at New Iyin Road Police Station but […]

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I don’t need Police, DSS protection again – Fayose

    Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose on Wednesday declared that he does not need the officers of the Nigeria Police and the Department of State Services (DSS) to give him protection again. He called on the Federal Government to withdraw the police and DSS men accusing the two security agencies of working for the All Progressives […]

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Man jailed in Ekiti for possession of Indian hemp

A Federal High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday slammed a one-year prison sentence on one Michael Joel for illegal possession of Cannabis sativa otherwise known as Indian hemp. Joel, 25, was arraigned by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) after he was arrested on September 15 at Atikankan area of Ado Ekiti, a […]

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Two remanded in prison for beheading herdsman in Ekiti

An Ado Ekiti Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday remanded Sunday Philip (18) and Terlumun Jar (17) in prison for allegedly beheading a herdsman, Ahmed Usman. Police prosecutor, Insp. Bayo Ajiboye, told the court that the accused persons committed the offence on February 7 in  Omu-Ekiti, Oye local government area of Ekiti State. ‎Ajiboye said the duo […]

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Man nabbed with fresh human head on Valentine’s Day

Police in Ekiti on Tuesday arrested a man simply called Tosin Oluwatosin with a fresh human head in Ifaki-Ekiti, Ido/Osi local government area of the state. Oluwatosin was said to have committed the crime with his brother, David Oluwatosin, who is still at large. The suspect is presently being grilled by homicide detectives at the […]

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