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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…

Police Apprehend Eight Suspects Ekiti varsity cultist

According to Sunday Abutu, the Police Public Relations Officer for the Ekiti State Command, the arrest occurred following a distress call received by the Rapid Response Squad. Abutu, speaking on behalf of the state police commissioner, Mr. Adeniran Akinwale, stated…

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…

Four men jailed 84 years for robbery in Ekiti

Six men have been handed varying sentences by the Ekiti State High Court, Ado Ekiti Division, for their involvement in crimes including conspiracy, robbery, and receiving stolen property. Lateef Bamisile (31), Omodara Sanya (32), Lasisi Talabi (27), Omojola Damilare (30),…

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…

Politics

BREAKING: Ekiti APC Chairman, Paul Omotoso Is Dead

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Paul Omotoso, is dead. SaharaReporters learnt that the politician died early Wednesday morning. The state publicity secretary of the party, Mr Segun Dipe, confirmed the death but did not…

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Court remands suspected killer of Ekiti traditional rulers

An Ekiti State Magistrate’s Court has remanded a 25-year-old man, Babuga Lede, in the correctional centre for allegedly killing two traditional rulers in the state. The traditional rulers, the Elesun of Esun Ekiti, Oba David Babatunde Ogunsakin and the Olumojo…

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Driver Killed As Abducted Ekiti Pupils, Teachers Regain Freedom

The pupils and teachers of the Apostolic Faith Montessori School in Emure Ekiti kidnapped on January 29 have regained their freedom. The schoolchildren were released earlier on Sunday. However, the driver, who was also among the abductees, was killed and…

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BREAKING: Kidnappers Gun Down Ekiti Monarchs

Two traditional rulers in Ekiti State have been killed by kidnappers who abducted them along Oke-ako road in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State. One monarch luckily escaped from the scene of the killing. It was gathered that while…