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Obaship Tussle: Fayose Imposes Dusk-To-Dawn Curfew On Community

Leadership (Monday, January 16, 2017):  Published by Leadership


In a bid to douse the raging tension and prevent breakdown of law and order occasioned by obaship tussle in Awo Ekiti in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government, Governor Ayodele Fayose, has imposed dusk-to-dawncurfew on the communityWith the order, human and vehicular movements, are not allowed between 6pm to 6am daily.The community had been in crisis since over a year ago after Prince Azees Olaleye Aladejuyigbe was presented with the staff of office by the state government and enthroned as the new Alawo of Awo Ekiti.   More....

Fayose imposes curfew on Ekiti town over kingship crisis

Punch (Monday, January 16, 2017):  Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Awo Ekiti, a town in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state.

The 6 p.m to 6 a.m curfew is to douse the raging tension over the Obaship tussle in the town.


The community had been embroiled in crisis in the last one year following the enthronement of Prince Azeez Olaleye Aladejuyigbe as the new Alawo of Awo Ekiti.

The crisis was said to be assuming a religious dimension, with princes, who are Christians claiming that some external forces were allegedly planning to Islamise the throne.   More....

APC intolerant of opposition -Oluwawole, Ekiti Speaker

www.nigeriatoday.ng (Monday, January 16, 2017):  From Wole Balogun, Ado-Ekiti

Speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Kola Oluwawole has blamed the current economic woes and other unwholesome policies on the National Assembly. He said that had members of the National Assembly performed their constitutional duty well, things wouldn’t have been this worse. He speaks on various issues including the intolerance of the APC for the opposition parties.
Governor Fayose recently wrote to the Nigeria Judicial Commission, (NJC), alleging that members of the opposition in the state were planning to use the judiciary to push for his impeachment by the National Assembly, what do you say about the development?
It is very obvious that the APC led government in power is very intolerant of the opposition.   More....

Why we work hands-in-glove with Fayose – Ekiti Assembly

theeagleonline.com.ng (Sunday, January 15, 2017):  POSTED BY SEGUN ADEBOWALE

According to a statement by his Special Assistant (Media), Stephen Gbadamosi, Oluwawole made the disclosure during a press interview at the weekend, shortly after he arrived from a vigil of the Redeemed Christians Church of God organized by the Life Gate Parish Provincial Headquarters,

The Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Kola Oluwawole, has disclosed that there is peace in the government in that apart from the fact that all members of the state House of Assembly are members of the Peoples Democratic Party that produced the State Governor, Ayo Fayose, they are all in agreement that whatever will derail the executive from making life better for the people will not emanate from the legislature.   More....

Ekiti civil servant commits suicide over unpaid debt

dailypost.ng (Sunday, January 15, 2017):  By Emmanuel Ani
Tragedy has struck the Ekiti State Civil Service as a Level 12 officer, Tope Afolayan, has committed suicide.

Afolayan, a native of Oye Ekiti, worked in the office of the Accountant General of the State until the incident happened last Thursday.


He is survived by a wife, who is a teacher at a public school in Ado Ekiti and three children. Afolayan was also a final year Law student at the Ekiti State University (EKSU).

The deceased was also said to be an interpreter at a Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) branch in Ekute area of Ado Ekiti.   More....
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