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FAYOSE LOSES CROSS APPEAL AT COURT OF APPEAL IN EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT LEVY CASE

By |July 13th, 2017|

Reported by Kehinde Deji-Idowu

13th July, 2017

The last is yet to be heard in respect of the suit instituted by the Catholic Diocese of Ekiti against Ekiti State Government in respect of Education Development Levy of N1,000 (One Thousand Naira) imposed on every pupil and student in Kindergarten, Nursery and Primary, and Secondary of Private Schools […]

HURRAY! PEACE HAS RETURNED TO IKUN-EKITI

By |June 22nd, 2017|

The news that peace has finally returned to Ikun – Ekiti was received with all glee from His Royal Majesty, Oba David Olatunde Olusola, the Onikun of Ikun – Ekiti, on Monday, 19th June, 2017 at about 16:36hr through a phone call he made to our office, Justice, Development and Peace Initiative (JDPI), Ekiti Diocese.

Following […]

ESSAY COMPETITION AWARDS

By |May 31st, 2017|

As part of the activities to commemorate the World Human Rights Day 2016, the Human Rights Department of the Justice Development and Peace Initiative, Catholic Diocese of Ekiti State, Ekiti State, organised an essay competition within Secondary Schools in Ekiti State South Senatorial District. The following five schools participated in the competition: Obada High School […]

THE PEOPLE OF WARD 3 OF IKOLE LGA HOLD TOWN HALL MEETING WITH THEIR COUNCILLOR

By |April 24th, 2017|

Friday, 21st of April, 2017 was a special and memorable day for the people of Ward 3 of Ikole Local Government Area comprising of Oke – Ijebu, Ikunri, Odo – Oro, and Temidire Communities. His Royal Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Fatile, the Eleri Of Ikunri, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ezekiel Idowu Awe, the Oloojebu of Oke – […]

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE CELEBRATION OF THE FIFTIETH WORLD DAY OF PEACE 1 JANUARY 2017

By |January 1st, 2017|

 
 Nonviolence: a Style of Politics for Peace
1. At the beginning of this New Year, I offer heartfelt wishes of peace to the world’s peoples and nations, to heads of state and government, and to religious, civic and community leaders. I wish peace to every man, woman and child, and I pray that the image and […]

YOUTHS CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY IN IDO-EKITI

By |December 24th, 2016|

Kehinde Fabunmi reports

Over 50 youths across the towns of the Ido-Osi Local Government Area converged at the Oba’s Palace at Ido Town, led by the Human Right Advocate for the Local Government Area for the rally. The participants were welcomed by Barr. Stanley C. Okonkwo and sensitized them briefly on human rights. The participants received […]

A Local Government Staff Murdered in Ekiti

By |December 21st, 2016|

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Mr. Kunle Enisan, a father of two, was killed in the wee hours of Monday at Housing Estate area, along Afao Road, Ado-Ekiti.

Sources told NAN that he was  in his early 40s and was an employee of Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti, and

Relaying how the incident happened, […]

Customs intercepts 102 bags of plastic rice

By |December 21st, 2016|

Customs intercepts 102 bags of plastic rice
Posted By: The Nation’s Reporter on: December 21, 2016

The Federal Operations Unit, Ikeja of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has seized 102 bags of plastic rice branded “Beat Tomato Rice’’ with no date of manufacture.

The Customs Area Controller of  F.O.U. Comptroller Mohammed Haruna,stated this in an interview with the News Agency […]

NO TO GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN EKITI STATE

By |December 9th, 2016|

REPORT OF THE SENSITIZATION WORKSHOP AND RALLY ORGANIZED BY JUSTICE DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE INITIATIVE, EKITI DIOCESE IN IKERE – EKITI, EKITI SOUTH WEST SENATORIAL DISTRICT, EKITI STATE  ON THE 7TH  DAY OF DECEMBER, 2016

Reported by Mrs. Kehinde Deji Idowu
December 7, 2016 was a special day in Ikere – Ekiti, Ekiti South West Senatorial District of […]

JDPI holds a one-day sensitization human rights program for youths in Ado – Ekiti

By |October 14th, 2016|

REPORTS OF A ONE-DAY SENSITIZATION HUMAN RIGHTS PROGRAM FOR YOUTHS IN ADO – EKITI by Kehinde Fabunmi

It was an eventful day on the 8th of October 2016 as the Human Rights/Good Governance Department of the JDPI, Ado Ekiti, of the Catholic Diocese of Ekiti held a One-day sensitization Program for Youths in Ekiti on human […]