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Kashamu: Your end will also come – Fayose tells Obasanjo

Former Governor of Ekiti State Ayodele Fayose, has condemned former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his official statement on the death of ex-Senator Buruji Kashamu. Kashamu, a governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 election in Ogun State, died of COVID-19 complications on Saturday at the age of 62. Kashamu had faced extradition to the United States over alleged drug trafficking which was evaded until his death But in a message titled, ‘Letter of condolence,’ addressed to Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun, Obasanjo, who condoled with the family…

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See The Six States That Have Agreed To Reopen Schools Next Month for WASSCE

Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Ondo, Osun and Ekiti have agreed to reopen schools next month to enable Senior Secondary School 3 pupils to sit for the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), TheNation has reported. This comes after the Federal Government on Wednesday reiterated its advisory that schools should remain shut and not take part in the examination conducted by the West African Examination Council (WAEC). At a virtual meeting organised by the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission yesterday, commissioners for Education in the six states, special…

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COVID-19 : Ekiti state reopens schools and religious centers

Ekiti state government has directed religious centres in the state to resume services from Friday July 17, 2020, while schools are set to reopen July 20. The religious centres in the state are to re-open in line with the agreement reached by the state government and leaders of religious organisations in the state. Ekiti state government urged worshippers and religious leaders to ensure “full compliance with the regulations regarding worship centres, which includes social distancing of 6-feet between worshippers, hand washing and face masks.” Governor o Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi…

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Any Male worker found guilty of sexual assault will face dismissal – Ekiti govt

To curb the act of assaulting and raping in Ekiti State, the state’s head of service, Mrs Peju Babafemi has issued a stern warning to all male workers that any anyone found guilty of assaulting his female counterpart will be dismissed. Babafemi stated this while receiving the wife of the state governor, Mrs Bisi Fayemi, who paid her an advocacy visit in her office, in Ado-Ekiti. “Any officer found culpable of sexual harassment in the civil service will be made to face immediate dismissal,” she said. According to the head…

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Ekiti Names And Shames Another Convicted Rapist (Photo)

Ajewole Dad Filani A convicted rapist, Ajewole Filani, has been named and shamed by the Ekiti State Government, on Friday. His name and photograph was posted in public places as a way of deterring people from engaging in rape. Filani, a young man formerly living in Ikere Ekiti, is at present serving life imprisonment at the Nigerian Correctional Centre, Ado Ekiti, for raping a 23-year-old lady. Under the name and shame initiative, the names and photographs of convicted rapists are pasted on billboards in prominent public spaces in their communities…

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Carpenter mistaken for an armed robber killed by mob in Ekiti

Tragedy struck in the Olujoda area of Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital on Wednesday after a 45-year-old carpenter was killed by a mob who mistook him for an armed robber. According to reports, Olujoda has witnessed a series of robbery attacks in recent times and this has caused residents to be suspicious of every move. Eyewitnesses say the youths in the area saw the deceased roaming the street and this made them become suspicious of him. They mistook him for one of the robbers who might have attacked them in…

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PDP Accuses Gov Fayemi Of Selling Abuja Governor’s Lodge

Governor Fayemi The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, on Wednesday, alleged that the Dr. Kayode Fayemi-led administration had sold the State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja. The state PDP Caretaker Committee Secretary, Diran Odeyemi, asked the governor to explain to Ekiti people the status of the property located at T.Y Danjuma, Asokoro, Abuja. Odeyemi, said this in a statement in Ado Ekiti. He claimed there was credible evidence to show that the property had been sold, adding that “Governor Fayemi must explain to Ekiti people why the building…

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