Monarch Kidnapped By Gunmen In Ekiti State

The Obadu of Ilemeso-Ekiti in Oye Local Government of Ekiti State, Oba David Oyewumi, has been abducted by unknown gunmen. The latest abduction came barely a week after the Elewu of Ewu, in Ilemeje Local Government of the state, Oba Adetutu Ajayi, was attacked by the gunmen. Oba Oyewumi was said to have been abducted […]

200 Houses Shattered By Rainstorm in Ekiti State

Rainstorm has destroyed two hundred houses, and left over 1000 occupants homeless in Erimope Ekiti, Mopa Local Government Area of Ekiti states. The torrential downpour, which started at about 6:pm on Friday, destroyed residential buildings with the displaced, now taking refuge in a neighbouring community. The rainstorm accompanied by heavy wind, also destroyed two public […]

Herders Clash With Farmers In Ekiti, 2 Confirmed Dead

Two farmers have lost their lives, while fighting with herdsmn in Isaba, Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti state.   The police spokesman in the State, Mr. Sunday Abutu, who confirmed the incident, said the clash was preceded by a disagreement. Mr. Abutu noted that police operatives have been deployed to the area to maintain […]

Police Defend Decision To sacking Female Officer who Got Pregnant

The Ekiti State Police Command has defended its decision to fire Olajide Omolola, a policewoman, for getting pregnant when she was unmarried. The corporal serving at the state’s Iye Divisional Police Headquarters in Ilejemeje LGA was discharged from the force last week for violating section 127 of the Police Act and Regulation banning the pregnancy […]

WAEC Issues Apology To Ekiti State Over Result

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has issued an apology to the government of of Ekiti State following the delay in the release of students in the state. Rumours had suggested that the results were delayed due to the the state government owing debts but now the body has rebuffed the news that it has […]

Council Director Shot Dead By Unknown Gunmen

Intense anxiety has gripped citizens of Odo Ado Area of Ado-Ekiti, the state capital following the killing of a Director within the Ekiti State Local Government Service Commission, Mr David Jejelowo by a few unknown gunmen. The Nation amassed that the incident befell on the wee hours of Monday at his house positioned at Umesi […]

Ado Ekiti Residents Dread Nose Mask Fine

Resident of Ado Ekiti in Nigeria have disclosed that the N20,000 fined imposition by the State Government has given high level of compliance over the issue of nose mask wearing by residents. The residents who spoke to GistonGist at the State capital revealed that the imposition has helped protect residents and citizens of the state […]

Ekiti Announces New School Resumption Date

The Government of Ekiti State has announced the new resumption date for graduating students in private and public schools as August 3 rather than July 20 which was earlier announced. Ekiti State Commissioner for Education, Foluso Daramola revealed this while briefing the press on Wednesday in Ado-Ekiti, NAN reports. Daramola said, ‚ÄúPupils in primary six […]

Amazing Tourist Sites in Nigeria

Over the last couple of weeks, Nigeria has been in the news for the wrong reasons, from Hushpuppy getting arrested for fraud, to the discovery that one of the officers in the George Floyd killing, is a Nigerian. Inspite all the bad news, Nigeria still remains a wonderful place to visit. Nigerians are nice and […]