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Ekiti 2018 : APC to Hold Fresh Primary Election on Friday

The National Working Committee NWC of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has cancelled the results of last Saturday’s botched gubernatorial primary election in Ekiti state, and has consequently fixed this Friday for the conduct of fresh primaries. The NWC which took the decision after a marathon session between Monday …

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Senator Abiodun Olujimi Stepped Down for Adeyeye

The Senator representing Ekiti south constituency, Abiodun Olujimi has reportedly stepped down for Prince Dayo Adeyeye for Ekiti state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries. Sen Abiodun Olujimi Reports have it that she urged her supporters to cast their votes for Adeyeye, noting that she sacrificed her ambition for peace, progress, …

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Ekiti 2018 : Fayemi Threatened to Sue APC

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The Kayode Fayemi Campaign Organisation, has threatened to sue the All Progressives Congress if the results of the inconclusive Ekiti governorship primary is outrightly annulled by party top hierarchy. The campaign outfit is that of the Minister of Mines and Steel Development and APC governorship aspirant in the state, Dr …

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We Regret Interrupting Primary Elections – Ekiti APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Monday expressed regrets over the issues that truncated the Ekiti governorship primaries of the Party during the weekend. It was recalls that last Saturday’s APC governorship primaries was disrupted by thugs allegedly loyal to one of the aspirants. Speaking to journalists in Abuja on the disrupted …

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Ekiti 2018 Poll : Only 21 Political Parties are Qualified

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) on Thursday said 21 out of the 42 political parties existing in Ekiti State are qualified to participate in the July 14 governorship poll. The Resident Electoral Commissioner(REC) in Ekiti, Prof Abduganiy Raji, said though, INEC had received correspondences affirming existence of 42 parties in …

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Appeal Court Freezes Gov Fayose’s Accounts

The Appeal court sitting in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, on Thursday gave a nod to a continued investigation of Governor Ayo Fayose’s accounts by upholding the appeal filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against the earlier judgement of the Federal High Court, Ado Ekiti, which …

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Armed Robers Attacked Bank in Ekiti, Kill Police Officer

Armed robbers on Thursday attacked a commercial bank in Ifaki Ekiti in Ido Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti state. A police officer was killed during the robbery attack. The State Police Commissioner, Abdullahi Chafe confirmed the attack. He said efforts are on to track the perpetrators. The Ekiti robbery …

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MarsOz Drops 8 Kingdom

After he dropped My Name Shall Survive and Glory, he wanted to do something quiet different from other rappers. He called a group of popular rappers from eight different hoods to record a rap Cypher tagged 8Kingdoms. The song features Samrex, Kingo, Izzy Prince, Geeppy, Trigger John, Olumide and Doyin(Honey’Dee) …

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I remain a Traditional Ruler in Ekiti – Olukere

Olukere of Ikere

The Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin, yesterday, dismissed the claim credited to the Ekiti State Council of Obas,  that he should not be addressed as an Oba,  insisting that he remains a traditional ruler in Ekiti State. Obasoyin said the Council acted prejudicial and unnecessary hasty by issuing a …

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Women That Should Rule Nigeria

Prof Remi Sonaiya Prof Oluremi Comfort Sonaiya was born on the 2nd of March 1955 in Ibadan where she had her primary and secondary education before going to the tertiary institution to study French and Linguistics. She is a politician, educationist and writer, some of her publications include “language matter: …

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Nigerians are Dying in Silence – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has said the corporate existence of Nigeria is being threatened by selective administration of justice, marginalisation, vendetta against perceived political opponents among others and called on well-meaning citizens to rise up and salvage the situation before it is too late. This is just as …

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Court Grants Olukere Bail

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An Ekiti State High Court on Friday granted bail to the Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin, who is standing trial for alleged murder. Ruling on the bail application filed by his counsel, Morakinyo Ogele, Justice Abiodun Adesodun admitted the monarch to N5m bail and two sureties in like sum. …

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No Work Until We are Paid – EKSU ASUU Tells Fayose

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti chapter has said it will not end Its indefinite strike until the salaries of its members are paid by the state government. The union and the state governor, Ayo Fayose, had been engaged in series of dialogue since …

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Ekiti 2018 : Fayose Visits INEC Office

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State on Wednesday held a close-door meeting with the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, together with the national commissioners on this year’s governorship poll in his State and the 2019 general elections. Governor Fayose, who fielded questions from journalists …

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Ekiti Youth Arise Set to Kick off in Ado Ekiti

SENSITIZATION OF YOUTHS/OFFICIAL FLAG OFF OF EKITI YOUTHS ARISE Tagged: Youths beware,Youths Arise We are pleased to inform you that the Ekiti Youths Arise, a non-governmental and no party oriented organization, which consist of Youths who are ready to take responsibility and make the society unanimously a better place through …

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Ekiti 2018 : My Deputy is the Next Governor – Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose yesterday said aggrieved Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirants in Ekiti State were free to leave the party and join the ‘camp of the enemy’ if they were not pleased with the choice of his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, as the preferred candidate. The aggrieved aspirants include …

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Ekiti 2018 : OMM Holds Solidarity Rally for Prof. Kolapo Olusola

The Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, on Monday rallied support for his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, as the countdown to the July 14 governorship election in the state gathers momentum. A socio-politIcal group, the Osokomole Mass Movement (OMM), which is a grassroots organisation mobilising support for the governor, organised …

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Ekiti 2018 : APC Chairman Speaks on Choice of Candidate

APC Chairman

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, John Odigie-Oyegun, says the party has not endorsed any candidate for the July governorship election in Ekiti state. Oyegun said this in a statement signed by his political aide, Soni Idahagbon. He dismissed speculations that a recent visit to President Buhari by Minister …

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Ekiti 2018 : Adeyeye Accused Ekiti Govt of Stopping Media Coverage of Declaration

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, has accused the state government of ordering some television stations not to cover his public declaration scheduled for today (Wednesday). The affected stations which are on government retainer-ship include Africa Independent Television (AIT), Channels Television, Silverbird Television (STV), …

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Former Commissioner Urges EFCC to Probe Fayose’s Project

A former Ekiti State Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, Mr. Dapo Kolawole, has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to probe some projects executed by Governor Ayo Fayose. Kolawole said the anti-graft agency should investigate the Ikere township road project, which he said was meant to be …

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FUOYE students debunk report on registrar’s removal

The Ekiti Student Union of the Federal University at Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) and the Coalition for the Advancement of Ekiti State (COAED) have denied a report that they kicked against the removal of the Registrar, Mr. Daniel Adeyemo. According to them, Adeyemo has not been removed from office, but is on …

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How Femi Falana Reacts to Fayemi’s Ban

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has reacted to the White Paper issued by Governor Ayodele Fayose barring a former governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, from holding public officesin the state. The White Paper barred the former governor from holding any public office for ten years.  Recall that Fayemi had reacted to …

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