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Robbers Storm Ekiti Town on Motorbikes, Attack Police Station

This Day (Saturday, November 01, 2014):  By Olakiitan Victor

A heavily armed 30-man gang yesterday attacked Ifaki Ekiti Police Station, indiscriminately shooting before robbing an old generation bank in the town .
The robbers, according to the Public Relations Officer of the Ekiti State Police Command, Mr Victor Babayemi, came into town via motorbikes and shot into the air in a manner that created panic, where a bank official was said to have been wounded and taken to the hospital for treatment

An eyewitness revealed to newsmen that the bandits had riddled the Station with bullets, gained entry into the bank hall and carted away undisclosed amount of money in the operation.   More....

Robbers attack bank, police station in Ekiti

Nigerian Tribune (Saturday, November 01, 2014):  Sam Nwaoko -Ado-Ekiti

A first generation bank and a police station in Ifaki-Ekiti, Ekiti State, were, on Friday, attacked by suspected armed robbers.

Sources in the community claimed that the robbers, about 30, were armed with sophisticated weapons.

They were said to have shot indiscriminately before they robbed the bank which is not far from the police station.

Witnesses said the bandits riddled the station with bullets, created confusion, gained entry into the bank hall and carted away undisclosed amount of money in the operation.   More....

Robbers attack bank, police station in Ekiti

National Mirror (Saturday, November 01, 2014):  by ABIODUN NEJO

A 30-man armed robbery gang yesterday invaded a first generation bank in Ifaki Ekiti in Ekiti State and reportedly carted away large, but undisclosed amount of money.

It was gathered that before the bank robbery operation, the armed robbers also attacked a nearby police station, where they were able to dislodge the policemen around and prevented the law enforcement agents from launching a counter attack and foil their operation.

A source said the armed robbers, who riddled the bank with bullets and left a bank official injured.   More....

Fayose’s government is temporary – Rep

National Mirror (Saturday, November 01, 2014):  by ABIODUN NEJO

The people of Ekiti State have been told that the election of Governor Ayodele Fayose was a fluke and would not affect the fortunes of the party in the 2015 general elections in the state.

This was the view of a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Bamidele Faparusi, who represents Ekiti South II Federal Constituency in the National Assembly.

Hon. Faparusi said this at Emure- Ekiti during a meeting with APC leaders and members in the Emure Council area where he disclosed his intention to seek re-election into the lower chamber of the National Assembly.   More....

Crisis Hits Ekiti PDP as Arise Accuses Fayose of Imposition

This Day (Friday, October 31, 2014):  Olakiitan Victor in Ado Ekiti

As the preparations for the 2015 general election gathers momentum, a former Senator and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State, Senator Ayo Arise, has warned Governor Ayodele Fayose against destroying the party by his alleged resolve to impose candidates indiscriminately.


Arise, who is gunning for the senatorial position in Ekiti North senatorial district, accused Fayose of already compiling the list of delegates that would emerge in Satueday’s PDP congress, who would thereafter elect candidates to fly the party’s flags for the national and state assemblies’ election at the primaries.   More....
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