The police have arrested a 24-year-old man, Ebenezer Olorunleke, who allegedly killed his brother and stole his motorbike alongside other items. Addressing newsmen in Ado Ekiti yesterday, the Commissioner of Police, Asuquo Amba, said the suspect, who hails from Jege in Kogi State, killed his brother with a knife and long screwdriver on August 29 and fled.
The Constitution of Nigeria (as amended) in Section 129 (1)(c) gives the State House of Assembly power to “summon any person in Nigeria to give evidence at any place or produce any document or other thing in his possession or under his control, and examine him as a witness and require him to produce any document or other thing in his possession or under his control, subject to all just exceptions.... “
When the Nigerian Meteorological Agencies (NiMET) predicted that over 20 states would be overrun by a massive flood in September, some of the latest victims in Ekiti State did not expect to be named among the victims. They had their reasons- Ekiti State has not been witnessing such magnitude of flood in the past.
Ordinarily, royal fathers are known for their peace advocacy in their domains. They are expected to halt any insurrection or protect the interest of constituted authority. But how would one describe a scenario where royal fathers and traditional rulers are up in arms against constituted authority?
An Ado Ekiti High Court has sentenced two persons to death by hanging for robbery and illegal possession of firearms. The condemned persons, Adewa Sunday and Adedayo Amos, were said to have robbed one Mrs. Abosede Oyeyemi Malomo at Ilogbo Ekiti in Ido-Osi Local Government Area of the state on June 4, 2015, during a robbery at night.