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Suspected Herdsmen kill Ekiti farmer

Armed persons on Sunday killed a farmer in Ekiti State with residents saying they believe the victim was killed by armed herdsmen. The victim, Olayemi Tunde, was murdered on Sunday in Ipao Ekiti, Ikole Local Government Area. The incident occurred on Sunday afternoon, when the victim was returning home from …

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Election: Fayose’s chief of staff Anisulowo resigns

The Chief of Staff to Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, Chief Dipo Anisulowo, has quit with immediate effect. Anisulowo made his resignation known in a letter released to newsmen on Monday. He blamed Governor Fayose’s mission to destroy the PDP as reason for resigning. ”I am at dismay on the …

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Gunmen abduct former senator Arise

Unidentified gunmen have abducted former senator and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State, Ayo Arise while on his way to Abuja this morning Monday 4, according to Premium Times. The online newspaper reported that the kidnappers have contacted the family of the politician and had made a …

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Monkeypox outbreak affecting sale of bush meat – Official

The outbreak of monkeypox has affected the sale of ‘bush meat’ in the country, a farmer has said. The President of Grass Cutters Farmers Association of Nigeria, GRAFAN, Chinedu Eluwa, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Sunday that people have become cautious of what they eat, especially …

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Monkeypox: No confirmed case in Nigeria yet, Minister explains

The Nigerian government has said that it is yet to confirm if the ailment spreading across some states is monkeypox. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, who briefed journalists after a meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, said the Centre for Disease Control has taken samples for laboratory analysis …

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