Ekiti Amotekun arrests suspects over alleged N2.5m fraud

The Ekiti state Security Network popularly known as Amotekun corps has arrested five suspects for allegedly defrauding an Abeokuta-based man of N2.5 million. The Ekiti commandant of Amotekun, Brigadier General Joe Komolafe(retd) while parading the suspects in Ado-Ekiti, the state…

Ibadan youngster becomes homeowner thanks to Glo Festival of Joy promo

Loyal customers of telecommunications and digital services provider, Globacom, Tuesday witnessed the fulfillment of the brand’s promise as a 19-year-old undergraduate was presented a three-bedroom house in its unprecedented promo, Festival of Joy. Ibrahim Akindele, the winner of the three-bedroom…

Ekiti landlord bags life sentence for raping 9-year-old

An Ekiti State High Court, Ado Ekiti division, has sentenced a 62-year-old man, Daudu Jimoh, to life imprisonment for raping a nine-year-old girl. He committed the offence in 2019 following which he was arrested and arraigned before the court on…

How Police nabbed 33-year-old man for stealing church offerings in Ekiti

Ado-Ekiti – A 33-year-old man, Akindele Olufemi, was on Tuesday, paraded by Ekiti State Police command for allegedly stealing a sum of N620,115 offering belonging to a Church in Osun State. Also paraded were three persons for alleged fake kidnapping…

2023: Our support for Tinubu is total, says OPC

A Pan-Yoruba Socio-cultural group, Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) , has declared support for the presidential ambition of the All Progressives Congress (APC)Presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the 2023 election. The group expressed readiness to defend the Yoruba race against aggressions…

Ekiti hunters arrest suspected killers of NSCDC operatives

Four kidnappers who allegedly killed an operative of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Segun Ayebulu last week have been arrested by local hunters. The abductors, who shot the operative along Oke-Ako/Irele road, also abducted three members of…

NSCDC officer killed, 3 family members kidnapped in Ekiti

An officer of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Ekiti State, Segun Ayebulu, has been killed by gunmen along Oke-Ako/Ajowa Road in the Ikole Local Government Area of the state. The NSCDC Public Relations Officer in Ekiti,…

Ekiti Tribunal grants Oni’s request to inspect electoral materials

The Ekiti State Election Petitions Tribunal, yesterday, granted two prayers of the candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, Mr. Segun Oni, who is challenging the victory of the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Mr. Biodun Oyebanji, at the just…

Covid-19 is back: Nigeria records 1,332 cases in 1 week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has again warned of a possible fifth wave of the Covid-19 virus in the country, given the resurgence in the number of confirmed cases. It disclosed that about 1,332 cases were recorded in one…

3 burnt, 2 rescued in Ekiti auto crash

Three persons were burnt to death and two were rescued when an 18-seater commercial bus plunged into a ditch and burst into flame at Ilawe-Ekiti, headquarters of Ekiti South-West Local government area of the state. Daily Independent gathered that the…

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