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APC to Fayose: it’s too late to denounce your thugs

The Nation (Monday, August 03, 2015):  Posted By: Odunayo Ogunmola, Ado-Ekition

EKITI State All Progressives Congress (APC) has advised Governor Ayodele Fayose not to disown the “thugs he imported into the state to foment trouble”.

The party noted that denouncing them and their activities was tantamount to the “use and dump antics of the governor”.

The party’s spokesman, Taiwo Olatunbosun, in a statement yesterday, noted that the thugs, known as “Fayose’s Boys”, had been terrorising members of the opposition and innocent citizens since the governor assumed office.   More....

Rotary District Gov. Adebajo plans end-of-life-care facility for Ado-Ekiti

Vanguard (Sunday, August 02, 2015):  By Damilola Igbedion

Rotary District 404 B-2 Nigeria, under its new District Governor, the first female to be appointed to that office, is set to construct a hospice in Ado-Ekiti, where special care is to be provided for chronically, terminally ill patients and those in severe pains.

Lion (Dr) Christine Funke Adebajo disclosed this in Lagos at an occasion to herald the ‘New Lions Year’(2015- 2016 Lions Year).

The organisation’s second core project for the year, according to her, is a youth empowerment project through the construction and equipping of a water plant ‘to be housed at Ozanam House Complex, Lagos.   More....

WAEC debts: We’re not owing, Ekiti govt allays candidates’ fears

Nigerian Tribune (Sunday, August 02, 2015):  Written by:
Sam Nwaoko - Ado-Ekiti

FEARS being expressed by some candidates in Ekiti State, who sat for the last examinations by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), have been allayed by the state government, which said on Saturday, that it was not indebted to the examinations body.

Some candidates had expressed fears on Saturday when Sunday Tribune sought their opinion on the threat to withhold results of candidates of debtor-states, that they were unsure of what would happen “since WAEC did not name the affected states.   More....

DSS arrest 28 kidnap kingpins in Lagos, Ekiti, others

Punch (Sunday, August 02, 2015):  Adelani Adepegba

The Department of State Security has arrested 28 suspected kidnappers nationwide within six days.

The service stated that it apprehended the suspects across various states in the South-South, South-West and the North-West regions between July 20 and 26, 2015.

A statement by an official of the DSS, Tony Opuiyo, on Saturday in Abuja, said the DSS, initiated series of special tactical operations in states prone to the nefarious activities of criminal gangs.   More....

Rep seeks extension of Abuja-Lokoja dual carriage way to Ekiti

National Mirror (Sunday, August 02, 2015):  Posted By: ABIODUN NEJO

National Assembly member, Hon Kehinde Agboola, has expressed concern at the state of the roads linking Ekiti State to the Federal Capital City (FCT) and Lagos.

Agboola, a House of Representatives member representing Ekiti North Constituency I, appealed for extension of the dualisation of the Abuja-Lokoja road to Ekiti State and to the Lagos link road for the benefit of road users in Ekiti.

The lawmaker, who spoke at his Odo Oro hometown in the Ikole Council area of the state during a thanksgiving service and reception over his election, said rehabilitation of the road across the country was necessary for safety of lives, transportation of goods and services and overall development of the country.   More....
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