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  • Ovation as Fayose arrives for accreditation

    June 21, 2014 11:39 AM 10

    AT the Polling Unit 001A and 1B, Saint David Primary School, Afao-Ekiti, voters who had been accredited sat around waiting for the voting to begin. At 11.40 a.m., when the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Ayo Fayose, arrived the polling unit, the voters around rose in excitement shouting Osokomole! Osokomole! After his accreditation

  • FCTA Denies Reports Of Deaths Allegation On Demolition

    June 21, 2014 11:03 AM 19

    The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Friday refuted reports that a child and his mother were killed during last Thursday’s demolition illegal structures carried out by its officials at Lungu village located Plot 64 Kafe District near Gwarinpa Estate, Abuja stressing that no report had been obtained from the Police and health institutions

  • Large Turnout Of Voters Amidst Tight Security As Ekiti Goes To Poll

    June 21, 2014 8:50 AM 4

    There were large turn out of voters in most of the polling units visited this morning as Ekiti people go to poll to elect a new governor. As early as 8am, hundreds of people had assembled at the various polling units with INEC officials fully on ground. Security was also tight as soldiers, policemen and officials of the Nigeria security and civil defence

  • EFCC closes Ikuforiji money laundering case

    June 21, 2014 8:38 AM 4

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, closed its case at a Federal High Court in Lagos in the money laundering trial of Lagos State House of Assembly Speaker, Adeyemi Ikuforiji. Ikuforiji is standing trial alongside his aide, Oyebode Atoyebi, on an amended 56-count charge bordering on money laundering. The case, which was initially

  • EFCC Closes Case Against Lagos Speaker

    June 21, 2014 8:26 AM 3

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday closed its case against the speaker of the Lagos State house of assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, who is standing trial over alleged money laundering to the tune of N600 million before a federal high court in Lagos . Ikuforiji and one of his aides, Oyebode Atoyebi, were arraigned before the court

  • Wukari-Ibi Crisis: Police Apprehend 18 Suspects

    June 21, 2014 7:57 AM 17

    Following the communal crisis that erupted in Wukari and Ibi local government areas of the state on Sunday night, the state police command has arrested 18 suspected persons believed to be involved in crisis that claimed over 30 lives. Speaking to journalists while parading the suspects yesterday at the state command headquarters Jalingo, the command

  • Ekiti: Candidates In Last-Minute Campaign Battle, Raise Allegations Against Opposition

    June 21, 2014 7:07 AM 11

    Barely hours to the governorship election in Ekiti State, western Nigeria, the leading candidates are locked in a last minute media campaign to woo the electorate. With today being the final day campaigns could take place before the election on Saturday, 21 June, the candidates and their campaign organisations bought spaces in national newspapers to woo the electorate

  • Nigeria: Court Stops Reps' Probe of N10 Billion Chartered Aircraft

    June 21, 2014 7:02 AM 21

    By Joe Nwankwo, 20 June 2014 Abuja — A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Thursday, ordered the House of Representatives to stop its proposed probe of the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, over allegation that she spent N10 billion on a chartered private aircraft. The order stopping the probe would, however, subsist till July 3 when the substantive

  • Presidency Replies APC's Accusation Of Repression

    June 21, 2014 6:40 AM 14

    The Presidency has said it is wrong to accuse the current administration of repression as it remains committed to democracy and its principles. Speaking in reaction to accusations of repression by the All Progressive Congress (APC), ahead of Ekiti election Presidential Spokesman, Dr Reuben Abati, said rather than cry wolf the APC leaders should embark

  • Its Judgment Day In Ekiti

    June 21, 2014 6:12 AM 18

    Citizens of Ekiti State in the South West geo-political zone of the country will Today (Saturday), head to the polls to determine which political candidate will assume the office of Governor for the next four years. Even though 18 political parties have presented candidates for the election, candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Dr. Kayode