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Nursing Mother Joins Two Others to Break Into Shops and Steal Items in Ekiti

www.247nigerianewsupdate.co (Monday, November 06, 2017):  A nursing mother as well two other persons have been nabbed after they were found out to have teamed up to break into shops and steal in Ekiti.

Funke Arowolo, a nursing mother, and two others were on Monday arraigned before an Ado-Ekiti Magistrate’s Court over alleged burglary and stealing.

According to The Nation, Arowolo (18) was docked alongside Seun Adedayo (19) and Sunday Ojo (31) whose addresses are unknown allegedly broke into a shop and stole variety of items and cash.   More....

Newspaper awards best English students of Christ’s School, Ado-Ekiti

dailypost.ng (Monday, November 06, 2017):  By Emmanuel Ani

Top Nigerian online newspaper, DAILY POST, has instituted scholarship awards to best students in English Language in Christ’s School, Ado-Ekiti.

The corporate annual scholarship award sponsored by the publisher of the newspaper, James Bamisaye was given to the best English Students in JSS 2 to SS3.

The event was part of the programme marking the 5th annual scholarship award powered by the 1988-1993 Alumni set of the school.

Bamisaye, also an alumnus of the school also donated dictionaries and N10,000 each to the recipients

Speaking at the event, a former Principal of Christ’s School, Ado-Ekiti, Chief Olusola Bayode urged academics in the country to make good works and positive instruction their watchword while relating with their students in and outside the classrooms.   More....

Court orders Governor Fayose to pay N234m to Fayemi’s appointees

www.today.ng (Monday, November 06, 2017):  For allegedly disengaging them without following due process, the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) has ordered Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose to pay over N234 million to chairmen and members of statutory commissions appointed by former Governor Kayode Fayemi.

Fayose had sacked members of the State Independent National Electoral Commission (SIEC), Civil Service Commission (CSC), House of Assembly Service Commission (HASC) and Local Government Service Commission (LGSC) on assumption of office in October 2014 when their tenures were still subsisting.   More....

Man arraigned for allegedly stealing cocoa trees

The Nation (Monday, November 06, 2017):  Posted By: Odunayo Ogunmola

A 37-year-old man, Kunle Omotosho, has been arraigned at an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court in Ekiti State for allegedly stealing cocoa trees.

The defendant, of no fixed address, is standing trial on a two-count charge of malicious damage and theft of cocoa trees.

The prosecutor, Caleb Leranmo, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on October 25, about 10 am, at Igbo Aso Farm, Ado-Ekiti.

He alleged that Omotosho damaged the cocoa trees, valued at N100,000, belonging to Chief Sunday Ogunleye.   More....

SON destroys expired goods in Ekiti

The Nation (Monday, November 06, 2017):  Posted By: Odunayo Ogunmola

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) in Ekiti State raided about 100 shops at the weekend and destroyed fake and expired products, estimated at over N4.5 million.

Operatives of the agency burnt fake and substandard tyres, expired breakfast cereals, packed snacks, detergent, soap, wine and fruit juices.

Others include television sets and cables as well as substandard LPG cylinders.

SON State Coordinator Oyebola Ayeni said the raid was conducted in conjunction with security agencies following a tip-off and sustained surveillance by agency workers.   More....
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