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.

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

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

Beautiful lady celebrates as she graduates from the University (photos)
I stand with Fayose because he has fearlessly stood against the evil of the Buhari administration - FFK

I stand with Fayose because he has fearlessly stood against the evil of the Buhari administration - FFK

Fani-Kayode has revealed why he was at Abuja on Thursday, September 28, to witness Governor Ayo Fayose declared his ambition to run for presidency in 2019.

I stand with Fayose because he has fearlessly stood against the evil of the Buhari administration - FFK
Some politicians plan to burn down my radio station - PDP governorship aspirant in Ekiti alleges

Some politicians plan to burn down my radio station - PDP governorship aspirant in Ekiti alleges

The governorship aspirant in Ekiti state said a formal complaint have been forwarded to the police and State Security Services (SSS) over the alleged plan.

Some politicians plan to burn down my radio station - PDP governorship aspirant in Ekiti alleges
Setback as Nwodo disqualifies Fayose just hours after governor officially declared intention to contest 2019 presidential election

Setback as Nwodo disqualifies Fayose just hours after governor officially declared intention to contest 2019 presidential election

Nwodo said the party would soon ensure that all its decisions are obeyed by members adding that those who jettisoned the PDP’s instructions in the past failed.

Setback as Nwodo disqualifies Fayose just hours after governor officially declared intention to contest 2019 presidential election
Update: Tension in Ekiti as Fayose reacts to arrest of his finance commissioner, accountant-general by EFCC

Update: Tension in Ekiti as Fayose reacts to arrest of his finance commissioner, accountant-general by EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested the finance commissioner as well as the accountant-general in Ekiti state under Governor Fayose.

Update: Tension in Ekiti as Fayose reacts to arrest of his finance commissioner, accountant-general by EFCC
Fayose's commissioner of finance, accountant general arrested in Ekiti - Fani Kayode alleges

Fayose's commissioner of finance, accountant general arrested in Ekiti - Fani Kayode alleges

Former minister of Aviation, chief Femi Fani Kayode claims security operatives have arrested commissioner of finance and accountant general of the Ekiti state.

Fayose's commissioner of finance, accountant general arrested in Ekiti - Fani Kayode alleges
Fayose storms Abuja to declare his 2019 presidential ambition (video)

Fayose storms Abuja to declare his 2019 presidential ambition (video)

Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Thursday, September 28, at an event in Abuja, declared his intention to contest for the presidency seat in 2019.

Fayose storms Abuja to declare his 2019 presidential ambition (video)
Fayose storms Abuja streets with campaign buses (photo/video)

Fayose storms Abuja streets with campaign buses (photo/video)

Ayodele Fayose, the Ekiti state governor, has taken an inch further in his quest to become Nigeria’s next president in 2019 whis his posteters flooded Abuja.

Fayose storms Abuja streets with campaign buses (photo/video)
I am the only one that can take out President Buhari in 2019 - Fayose boasts

I am the only one that can take out President Buhari in 2019 - Fayose boasts

Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose during his Presidential declaration claims he is the only person capable of taking out President Buhari in the coming 2019.

I am the only one that can take out President Buhari in 2019 - Fayose boasts
Ekiti man allegedly sent to prison for attempting to kill Fayose

Ekiti man allegedly sent to prison for attempting to kill Fayose

A 35-year-old driver, Ahamed Kolo, was allegedly remanded in jail by a Magistrates’ Court in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti state, for attempting to murder Governor Fayose.

Ekiti man allegedly sent to prison for attempting to kill Fayose
Governor Fayose spotted dancing with a masquerade (photos)

Governor Fayose spotted dancing with a masquerade (photos)

NAIJ.com media came across the story of Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state dancing with a masquerade after photos of him surfaced on social media.

Governor Fayose spotted dancing with a masquerade (photos)
Report finally exposes 10 states in Nigeria still owing workers salaries after receiving Paris Club loan refund

Report finally exposes 10 states in Nigeria still owing workers salaries after receiving Paris Club loan refund

The threat came from Ayuba Wabba at the national executive council meeting of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions.

Report finally exposes 10 states in Nigeria still owing workers salaries after receiving Paris Club loan refund
Fayose insults Nigeria's minister, accuses him of manufacturing lies like pure water

Fayose insults Nigeria's minister, accuses him of manufacturing lies like pure water

Fayose challenged the minister to name treasury looters sponsoring IPOB and provide proof of the sponsorship as well as that of 55 people he accused of theft.

Fayose insults Nigeria's minister, accuses him of manufacturing lies like pure water
Gwamnan jihar Ekiti Ayo Fayose ya ce babu wanda ya isa ya ci mutunci sa game da al'amarin IPOB

Gwamnan jihar Ekiti Ayo Fayose ya ce babu wanda ya isa ya ci mutunci sa game da al'amarin IPOB

Gwamnan jihar Ekiti, Cif Ayodele Fayose yace babu wanda ya isa ya ci mutuncin sa saboda gaskiyar da ya fada ma gwamnatin tarayya game da matakan da ta dauka aka

Gwamnan jihar Ekiti Ayo Fayose ya ce babu wanda ya isa ya ci mutunci sa game da al'amarin IPOB
APC accuses Fayose of sponsoring Nnamdi Kanu, gives reasons

APC accuses Fayose of sponsoring Nnamdi Kanu, gives reasons

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose of sponsoring the Biafra agitation led by Nnamdi Kanu and the IPOB group.

APC accuses Fayose of sponsoring Nnamdi Kanu, gives reasons
I can’t be threatened over adoption of my deputy - Fayose

I can’t be threatened over adoption of my deputy - Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has said he could not be threatened or blackmailed by anybody over the recent adoption of his deputy, Prof. Kolapo..

I can’t be threatened over adoption of my deputy - Fayose
Politician doles out N5m to 500 indigent senior citizens in Ekiti

Politician doles out N5m to 500 indigent senior citizens in Ekiti

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti state, Mr. Makinde Araoye over the weekend empowered about 500 indigent senior citizens of the state.

Politician doles out N5m to 500 indigent senior citizens in Ekiti
More trouble for Buhari’s minister as probe panel hears how he allegedly spent N25b loan he took as governor

More trouble for Buhari’s minister as probe panel hears how he allegedly spent N25b loan he took as governor

Counsel to the commission, Mr Sunday Bamise, asked the witness, Abeeb, to read out the content of exhibit 15 and the statutory duty of his own commission.

More trouble for Buhari’s minister as probe panel hears how he allegedly spent N25b loan he took as governor
Fayose reveals why he selected his deputy as successor ahead of 2018 election

Fayose reveals why he selected his deputy as successor ahead of 2018 election

Ayo Fayose , the Ekiti state governor, has disclosed why he picked his deputy, Kolapo Olusola, as the man to succeed him in 2018 governorship election.

Fayose reveals why he selected his deputy as successor ahead of 2018 election
Ekiti 2018 election: PDP stakeholders back Fayose, endorse Prof Olusola Eleka as his successor

Ekiti 2018 election: PDP stakeholders back Fayose, endorse Prof Olusola Eleka as his successor

Fayose, the controversial Ekiti state governor endorsed Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka as his preferred candidate for next gubernatorial election in Ekiti.

Ekiti 2018 election: PDP stakeholders back Fayose, endorse Prof Olusola Eleka as his successor
Fayose under attacks for endorsing his deputy as Ekiti PDP’s consensus governorship candidate

Fayose under attacks for endorsing his deputy as Ekiti PDP’s consensus governorship candidate

Reactions have continued to greet the adoption of Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, as the consensus candidate of the Peoples Democratic...

Fayose under attacks for endorsing his deputy as Ekiti PDP’s consensus governorship candidate
I have no favorite candidate for 2018, I am waiting on God - Fayose

I have no favorite candidate for 2018, I am waiting on God - Fayose

The question of who will replace Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose in the 2018 gubernatorial elections has led to plenty of controversy in the state.

I have no favorite candidate for 2018, I am waiting on God - Fayose
Aliko Dangote spotted at the white wedding of Nigerian politician's son (photos)

Aliko Dangote spotted at the white wedding of Nigerian politician's son (photos)

Former Ekiti governor Niyi Adebayo’s son ties the knot with beautiful wife at a grand wedding ceremony at the Church of Transfiguration in the United States.

Aliko Dangote spotted at the white wedding of Nigerian politician's son (photos)
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