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Photojournalist reveals he was attacked by Ekiti #EndSARS protesters, leaving him with a head injury

A photojournalist said he was brutally attacked by Ekiti End SARS protesters yesterday, October 16. Olawale Adekola said he was covering the protest when the protesters turned on him. He was beaten until he started bleeding from a hole in the centre of his head. His equipment were also stolen. His scalp had to be […]

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Crime

Armed robbers attack bank in Ekiti and cart away millions of Naira

A six-man robbery gang attacked a bank in Iyin-Ekiti in Irepodun/Ifelodun local government area of Ekiti state today Friday, October 2, carting away millions of Naira. According to reports, the robbers who were armed with sophisticated weapons stormed the bank around 3.30pm and blasted the security doors with an explosive device suspected to be dynamite. The robbers reportedly operated for […]

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Crime News

Ekiti Court sentences notorious cultist to death by hanging for murder

An Ekiti State High court sitting in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday, September 29, sentenced 29-year-old Gbenga Aluko, to death by hanging for involving in cultism and killings of three residents in the state. While delivering his judgment, Justice Abiodun Adesodun said the prosecutor was able to prove the case beyond reasonable doubt against the accused. “The penalty […]

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Culture

Gunmen abduct retired U.S. Army Major in Ekiti, kill his worker

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Tuesday September 15, killed one person and abducted two, including a retired United States of America army general, Major Jide Ijadare, along Ijan Ekiti –Ise Ekiti Road in Ijan Ekiti , Gbonyin Council area of Ekiti State. It was gathered that the gunmen invaded Ijadare’ s palm oil -producing […]

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17-year-old girl gang-raped by three street urchins in Ekiti

A 17-year-old girl was ambushed and gang-raped by three armed boys suspected to be street urchins, in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital on Monday, June 1. According to reports, the victim sells sachet water and soft drinks at the popular Oja’ba market in Ado-Ekiti. At about 7pm on Monday, three young men wielding broken bottles […]

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Health & Fitness News

29-year-old pregnant Health worker dies of COVID-19 in Ekiti

Ekiti state has recorded its first COVID-19 death. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, who disclosed this at a press conference this afternoon, said the deceased died on Wednesday April 22, around 6:58 am at the Intensive Care Unit of Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido EkitI. According to Yaya-Kolade, the deceased was a Community […]

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Man caught raping a goat in Ekiti (Video) .

A middle-aged man, identified as Peter David, has been caught having sex with a goat in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State In a video of the incident, the culprit confessed to the crime and also disclosed that was not his first time, has he was actively engaging in it in Akure, Ondo State. According to Peter: […]