Protest over Ekiti varsity relocation turns bloody

•Five killed in Ikole  •Fayemi appeals for calm AT least five people were killed yesterday and several others wounded during a demonstration staged by the people of Ikole-Ekiti, Ekiti State, to protest the siting of a federal university in Oye-Ekiti. The protest, which crippled commercial activities for hours, saw the Idi-Ose police station in the town,  two vehicles and  three motorcycles parked within the premises of the station, burnt down by youths who were protesting the killing of their colleague ...
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Added February 10, 2011
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