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Court stops Fayose from ejecting tenants

The Nation (Wednesday, December 02, 2015):  Posted By: Odunayo Ogunmola

An Ado-Ekiti High Court has restrained the Ekiti State government and its Housing Corporation from ejecting the embattled residents of Irewolede Estate, pending its ruling on December 9.

Governor Ayo Fayose served a notice to eject those who fail to complete their mortgages by November 30. The defaulters were to be ejected from yesterday.

Those ejected on August 5 were reinstated, following intervention of monarchs and prominent citizens of the state.   More....

Ekiti murder case: Lawyers disagree on new application

The Nation (Wednesday, December 02, 2015):  Posted By: Odunayo Ogunmola

•Court to rule on Dec 15

Hearing in the murder case of ex-Ekiti State National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Omolafe Aderiye took a dramatic turn yesterday.

Lawyers could not agree about a fresh application by the prosecution to reopen the case against the accused.

The defence lawyers opposed the application as the prosecution told the court at the last sitting that it had no more witnesses to call.

Aderiye was murdered on September 25, last year, at Ijigbo, Ado-Ekiti.   More....

Olujimi derides APC’s change mantra

Vanguard (Tuesday, December 01, 2015):  By Rotimi Ojomoyela

Ado Ekiti—Senate Deputy Minority Whip and ex- Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Senator Biodun Olujimi, has described the All Progressives Congress, APC’s change mantra as empty and without substance, saying that no meaningful change has occurred in the country in the last six months of President Muhammadu Buhari’s government .

Olujimi, who is representing Ekiti South senatorial district, added that Nigerians have not witnessed any relief since Buhari came on board, describing the much touted change mantra of the APC as mere political gimmick targeted at garnering votes during the 2015 general elections.   More....

One held for Ekiti Assembly burglary

The Nation (Tuesday, December 01, 2015):  Posted By: Odunayo Ogunmola

A suspect has been detained in connection with the burglary at the Ekiti State House of Assembly last Thursday. Two plasma television sets were stolen.

The burglary was said to have shocked the Speaker, Kola Oluwawole, and other lawmakers, who reportedly called in the police to investigate the matter.

It was gathered yesterday that the police arrested four persons and later released three.

The burglary, which is the third in recent times, was reported at the New Iyin Road Police Station.   More....

Buhari’s six months is of deceitful change–Fayose

Daily Sun (Sunday, November 29, 2015):  By Our Reporter

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the last six months of President Mohammadu Buhari’s administration as that of “deceitful change,” lamenting that the president was destroying the image of Nigeria and its people for cheap international recognition.

The governor, who also described the claim by the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun that the ministry did not have details of any fund recovered from officials of the immediate past government of Dr Goodluck Jonathan as a vindication of his position that President Buhari was not speaking the truth.   More....
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