The Ekiti State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has granted leave to the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate in the July 14 governorship poll, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, to serve the All Progressives Congress and its candidate, Kayode Fayemi, its notice of petition through substituted means.

A man identified to be mentally deranged, Lekan Adediran, has reportedly stabbed his octogenarian father, Pa Lawrence Adediran, to death in Efon Alaye in Efon Local government Area of Ekiti State.

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-Gen. Zakaria Kazaure, said on Tuesday that to travelling out of camp or places of primary assignment without obtaining permission remained remained an offence.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned the Nigeria Police Force and other security agencies against moves to use its men to harass and intimidate PDP leaders, especially the governorship candidate of the party in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke.

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has described today’s invasion of the National Assembly (NASS) by armed security men as a coup against democracy as well as Nigeria and its people, saying those with history of collapsing democracy in the country must not be allowed to truncate it now.