Ekiti State News Today

Ekiti is a state of Nigeria, placed in the western part of the country. It is on the 32 place by the area and on the 29 by the population number. The number of citizens is almost 3 million people.

The state is among the youngest ones, as it was founded in 1996 during the military dictatorship. Until the British colonization the Ekiti state was an independent country. According to Ekiti state news, the local citizens of the states are supposed to be Yoruba tribe, one of the most ancient and widespread in Nigeria. The population of the state is quite undifferentiated, as most people belong to one tribe and speak one dialect, except official English language.

Ado-Ekiti is a municipal centre of the state. The number of population is more than 360 thousand people, and this number is fastly growing nowadays.

As this city is a capital, it is very developed and a really modern one.

The economics of the city is thriving, there is very prosperous agricultural and farming sector, and also a very high industry level. Different kinds of crops and plants are cultivated in the region and, moreover, are one of the main sources of profit for the whole state.

The city, as Ekiti latest news say, is a centre of trade and education for the whole state. There is a big number of schools and universities successfully working in the city.

Ekiti news today inform that the history of the city is very old and rich and eventful. People live in the region for a very long time, first references were fixed about eleven thousand years ago. There is no precise information about those ancient people, and no one knows exactly who those people were and from where they arrived, and what is more interesting where they were gone. There is no exact information about whether those people could be the ancestors of modern representatives of the state or no.

The city faces a problem of religion as there are Islam and Christianity widespread in there. Those religions are spreading very actively, many churches and different mosques are being built very actively. Religious groups are competing for the control in the Ado-Ekiti. Edo newspapers claim that this often causes serious and even bloody clashes, which lead to different unpleasant consequences, and even deaths of innocent people.

Also, there is the high level of sports development in the capital, as there are many famous sportsmen and sportswomen who are being trained in the state and its main city.

Police shoot dead commercial bus driver over N50 bribe

Police shoot dead commercial bus driver over N50 bribe

Police shoot dead commercial bus driver over N50 bribe
2018: We are determined to win the coming election - APC vows to dislodge Fayose

2018: We are determined to win the coming election - APC vows to dislodge Fayose

The Ekiti state chapter of the All Progerssives Congress is determined to defeat the ruling Peoples Democratic Party in the coming 2018 governorship election.

2018: We are determined to win the coming election - APC vows to dislodge Fayose
Breaking: EFCC comes for Governor Fayose over comment involving Falana

Breaking: EFCC comes for Governor Fayose over comment involving Falana

The EFCC said Governor Fayose claimed that Falana was one of many highly placed Nigerians who, allegedly, were compensated by the EFCC and Ibrahim Magu.

Breaking: EFCC comes for Governor Fayose over comment involving Falana
APC may eventually crash in 2019 - Okupe declares

APC may eventually crash in 2019 - Okupe declares

Former presidential spokesman Doyin Okupe called for a coalition of political parties to defeat the All Progressives Congress in the 2019 presidential election.

APC may eventually crash in 2019 - Okupe declares
Ekiti state government prescribes death penalty for cultists, terrorists

Ekiti state government prescribes death penalty for cultists, terrorists

A bill which prescribes death sentence on anyone found guilty of cultism and terrorism has been signed into law by Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state.

Ekiti state government prescribes death penalty for cultists, terrorists
Former Ekiti governor explains why he rejected Fayose's car gift

Former Ekiti governor explains why he rejected Fayose's car gift

Chief Olusegun Oni’s political campaign organisation says Oni’s rejection of a car gift from Ekiti state governor, was done in the interest of all Ekiti people.

Former Ekiti governor explains why he rejected Fayose's car gift
Why PDP may lose Ekiti in 2018 - Ajayi

Why PDP may lose Ekiti in 2018 - Ajayi

Former attorney general and commissioner for justice in Ekiti state and a governorship aspirant, Owoseni Ajayi has warned that the PDP may lose the state.

Why PDP may lose Ekiti in 2018 - Ajayi
Trouble for Fayose as court orders him to pay N234 million compensation to disengaged state officials

Trouble for Fayose as court orders him to pay N234 million compensation to disengaged state officials

The industrial court said the removal of the official is an act of executive recklessness, rascality and a grave disregard to the Governor’s Oath of Office

Trouble for Fayose as court orders him to pay N234 million compensation to disengaged state officials
Bill to provide for death sentence for cultists has been sent to the House of Assembly - Fayose

Bill to provide for death sentence for cultists has been sent to the House of Assembly - Fayose

Governor Fayose of Ekiti announced that the state may soon provide death sentence for cultists as a bill to that effect has been sent to the House of Assembly.

Bill to provide for death sentence for cultists has been sent to the House of Assembly - Fayose
Governor Ayo Fayose plotting sack of 3,500 civil servants in Ekiti state - CEP alleges

Governor Ayo Fayose plotting sack of 3,500 civil servants in Ekiti state - CEP alleges

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state is allegedly planning to retrench a total of 3,500 workers from the state’s civil service, the Concerned Ekiti Patriots.

Governor Ayo Fayose plotting sack of 3,500 civil servants in Ekiti state - CEP alleges
Tears as 7 Ekiti state retirees allegedly die due to unpaid benefits

Tears as 7 Ekiti state retirees allegedly die due to unpaid benefits

Seven local government pensioners have died in Ekiti state in the last two weeks following the hardship faced with non-payment of their pensions and gratuities.

Tears as 7 Ekiti state retirees allegedly die due to unpaid benefits
Fayose reacts after Buhari sacks Babachir and Oke, reveals why president finally gave in to pressure after months of silence

Fayose reacts after Buhari sacks Babachir and Oke, reveals why president finally gave in to pressure after months of silence

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has reacted to the sack of suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and Oke.

Fayose reacts after Buhari sacks Babachir and Oke, reveals why president finally gave in to pressure after months of silence
No comments please! - Fayose surprisingly refuses to discuss ‘burnt car’ incident

No comments please! - Fayose surprisingly refuses to discuss ‘burnt car’ incident

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state has surprisingly refused to discuss the issue of how his white Mercedes Benz G-Wagon got burnt down recently in Lagos.

No comments please! - Fayose surprisingly refuses to discuss ‘burnt car’ incident
Every evil plan against you will not succeed - Nigerians jubilate as Fayose escapes death after governor's G-Wagon mysteriously catches fire

Every evil plan against you will not succeed - Nigerians jubilate as Fayose escapes death after governor's G-Wagon mysteriously catches fire

Nigerians have reacted to the news of Fayose's burnt G-Wagon on the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway.They expressed joy that the Ekiti state governor was not harmed.

Every evil plan against you will not succeed - Nigerians jubilate as Fayose escapes death after governor's G-Wagon mysteriously catches fire
UPDATED: Governor Fayose escapes death, allegedly inside G Wagon when SUV mysteriously catches fire

UPDATED: Governor Fayose escapes death, allegedly inside G Wagon when SUV mysteriously catches fire

Ekiti state governor, Fayose has lost one of his choice cars as his white Mercedes Benz G-Wagon was completely burnt down in Lagos on Wednesday, October 25.

UPDATED: Governor Fayose escapes death, allegedly inside G Wagon when SUV mysteriously catches fire
Ekiti state honors its first governor, gives him brand new N12million car gift (photos)

Ekiti state honors its first governor, gives him brand new N12million car gift (photos)

The Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, has decided to honour the first democratic-elected governor of the state, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo with a new car.

Ekiti state honors its first governor, gives him brand new N12million car gift (photos)
It is like satan calling Judas Iscariot a sinner - Governor Fayose tongue-lashes Buhari over embattled Maina

It is like satan calling Judas Iscariot a sinner - Governor Fayose tongue-lashes Buhari over embattled Maina

Governor Fayose of Ekiti state urged that Maina should be arrested and tried just as he further called for the sack of those who perpetrated his reinstatement.

It is like satan calling Judas Iscariot a sinner - Governor Fayose tongue-lashes Buhari over embattled Maina
How I crawled in the forest to escape from suspected Fulani herdsmen who killed my chaplain - Bishop narrates scary ordeal

How I crawled in the forest to escape from suspected Fulani herdsmen who killed my chaplain - Bishop narrates scary ordeal

The bishop of the African Church, Revd Samuel Ojo, has narrated how he managed to escape from suspected Fulani herdsmen who kidnapped and killed his chaplain.

How I crawled in the forest to escape from suspected Fulani herdsmen who killed my chaplain - Bishop narrates scary ordeal
Sad! Gunmen kill priest after church involved the police and failed to bring N100m ransom

Sad! Gunmen kill priest after church involved the police and failed to bring N100m ransom

NAIJ.com earlier reported that a Chaplain to the Bishop of the African church in Ondo, was abducted by some unknown gunmen who asked for N100m ransom.

Sad! Gunmen kill priest after church involved the police and failed to bring N100m ransom
Gunmen allegedly kidnap chaplain, ask for N100m ransom

Gunmen allegedly kidnap chaplain, ask for N100m ransom

NAIJ.com gathered that a Chaplain to the Bishop of the African church in Ondo state, has been abducted by some unknown gunmen who asked for N100m ransom.

Gunmen allegedly kidnap chaplain, ask for N100m ransom
Beautiful lady celebrates as she graduates from the University (photos)

Beautiful lady celebrates as she graduates from the University (photos)

A Beautiful Nigerian lady identified as Oluwapamilerin Lucia has taken to social media to celebrate after she graduated from the Ekiti State University.

Beautiful lady celebrates as she graduates from the University (photos)
One person allegedly shot as commercial drivers protest against Fayose in Ekiti

One person allegedly shot as commercial drivers protest against Fayose in Ekiti

Some members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) protested in Ekiti.

One person allegedly shot as commercial drivers protest against Fayose in Ekiti
Governor Fayose gives INEC conditions for a successful 2018 gubernatorial election in Ekiti state

Governor Fayose gives INEC conditions for a successful 2018 gubernatorial election in Ekiti state

Fayose further boasted that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would win the election but urged INEC and government agencies not to provide help for candidates.

Governor Fayose gives INEC conditions for a successful 2018 gubernatorial election in Ekiti state
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