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Fayemi Constitutes Ekiti Committee On Constitution Review



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The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has constituted a nine- person committee to harmonize the views of the government and people of Ekiti State on the review of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended).

This is in furtherance to the 7th May 2021 announcement of the Deputy Senate President, Chairmen Senate and House Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution.

The committee which is to be Chaired by the State’s Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Olawale Fapohunda has the following members:

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1: Hon. Adeoye Aribasoye, Member, Ekiti State House of Assembly;
2 :Hon. Tajudeen Akingbolu, Member, Ekiti State House of Assembly;
3 :Alhaji Jinadu Ayodele, Honourable Commissioner Regional Development and Special Duties ;
4 :Adeyemi Adewunmi, Chairman Nigerian Bar Association Ado-Ekiti Branch;
5 :Catherine Oduluyi, Chairperson, Young Lawyers Forum, N.B.A. Ikere-Ekiti Branch;
6: Professor Kunle Ajayi of the Ekiti State University;
7: Rita Ilevbare of the Ekiti State Gender-Based Violence Management Committee;
8: Ayo Daramola, Senior Special Assistant on Legal Matters to the Governor will serve as secretary to the committee.

The committee is expected to participate actively at the zonal and national meetings of the National Assembly on Constitutional Review and ensure that as far as practicable the proposals suggested by the government and people of Ekiti State are included in the final outcome of the review process.


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BREAKING: Abacha’s Ex-chief Of Staff Oladipo Diya Dies




Retired Lt.General Donaldson Oladipo Oyeyinka Diya, the former Chief of Staff in General Sani Abacha’s military government, is dead.

His death was confirmed by Prince Oyesinmilola Diya. He said the former military administrator of Ogun State passed on to glory in the early hours of 26th March 2023.

Born on the 3rd of April, 1944, Diya was military Governor of Ogun State after the Buhari-Idiagbon coup of December 31st, 1983.

Diya joined the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna and fought during the Nigerian Civil War.

He later attended the US Army School of Infantry, the Command and Staff College, Jaji (1980–1981) and the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru.

While serving in the military, Diya studied law at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, where he obtained an LLB degree, and then at the Nigerian Law School, where he was called to bar as Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

He held other top military posts like GOC, 82 Division and finally the Chief of General Staff (military Vice President) to Gen Sani Abacha

The statement read: “On behalf of the entire Diya family home and abroad; we announce the passing on to Glory of our dear Husband,Father, Grandfather,brother, Lt- General Donaldson Oladipo Oyeyinka Diya (Rtd) GCON, LLB, BL, PSC, FSS, mni.

“Our dear Daddy passed onto glory in the early hours of 26th March 2023. Please keep us in your prayers as we mourn his demise in this period. Further announcements will be made public in due course.

“Barrister Prince Oyesinmilola Diya, on behalf of the family.”

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Breaking: Appeal Court Retains Adeleke As Osun Governor



BREAKING: Adeleke Freezes Osun Accounts , Reverses Appointments After Swearing In As Governor
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The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has vacated the tribunal judgement that nullified the election of Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State.

The appellate court, in a unanimous decision by a three-member panel of Justices, on Friday held that the appeal Adeleke lodged to challenge his sack by the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, was meritorious.

Aside from setting aside the judgement of the tribunal, the court, in its lead judgement that was delivered by Justice Mohammed Lawal, awarded N500, 000 cost against the All Progressive Congress, APC, and its candidate, Gboyega Oyetola

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BREAKING: PDP Suspends Anyim, Fayose



Anyim and Fayose

Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose; former president of the Senate, Pius Anyim; Prof Dennis Ityavyar and Aslam Aliyu were on Thursday suspended from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).

The PDP made the suspension on Thursday after an extensive review of the affairs of the party, pursuant to the provisions of the PDP Constitution (as amended in 2017).

The PDP also referred the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, to the National Disciplinary Committee over his reported involvement in anti-party activities.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba.

“The PDP urges all leaders, critical stakeholders and teeming members of our party across the country to remain united and focused at this critical time,” the statement added.


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