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Two Men Sentenced to Death by Hanging for Armed Robbery in Ekiti State

An Ekiti State High Court in the Ado Ekiti Division has sentenced Benjamin Joseph (32) and Stephen Orban (25) to death by hanging for robbing two individuals of cash and valuable items. The convicts were arraigned on December 30, 2022,…

Oba-Elect of Araromi-Ekiti Arraigned for Certificate Forgery

Babalola Adebomi, the Oba-Elect of Araromi-Ekiti in Ekiti State, was arraigned on Monday at the Federal High Court in Akure, Ondo State, for certificate forgery. The 48-year-old monarch from Ijero Local Government Area faced two charges related to forging certificates….

Ekiti Court Orders Remand of Man for Alleged Abduction, Rape of Teenager

On Thursday, an Ekiti State Chief Magistrate Court in Ado Ekiti ordered the remand of 25-year-old Olamide Oni in correctional custody for allegedly abducting and raping a 15-year-old girl. Police prosecutor Inspector Raymond Osas told the court that Oni was…

Ekiti man arrested for raping four-year-old girl

The Ekiti State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has apprehended one Afolabi Ojo for allegedly raping a four-year-old pupil. Leadership reports that the mother of the young girl reported the incident at the NSCDC Command in…

Ekiti NUJ expresses concern over fuel scarcity, calls for Oyebanji’s intervention

The Nigeria Union of Journalist, NUJ, Ekiti State council, under the chairmanship of Kayode Babatuyi, has condemned the increasing fuel scarcity in the state, adding that the situation is affecting economic and social activities. In a communique released after its…

PDP, APP flay Oyebanji over fresh appointment

The appointment of 115 new aides by Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji, has sparked criticism from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the governorship candidate of the Action Peoples Party in the 2022 election, Prince Adeyinka Alli. Oyebanji’s decision to…