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Fayose, Falana trade words over Abuja N1bn Property

The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has criticised human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), over the allegation by the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), linking the lawyer to a N1bn property on Gana Street, Maitama, Abuja. Fayose said it was embarrassing, shameful, disgraceful that …

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Ekiti 2018 : Dare Bejide Criticized Fayose

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant, Ambassador Dare Bejide, has warned governor Ayo Fayose against imposing his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola as the next governor of Eikti State. Speaking during his visit to Ekiti West and Efon Local Government Areas, Bejide urged agitated PDP leaders and members to disregard …

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Governor Fayose to Celebrate Children at Christmas

Over ten thousand Ekiti children are to benefit from the State government free wears to celebrate Christmas and New Year. Governor Ayodele Fayose gave the information during a meeting with members of the Tailors Association from the 16 Local Government Areas at the government House in Ado. He said that …

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Ekiti PDP leaders accuse Fayose of imposing delegates

A section of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in Ekiti State is on a warpath with the state governor, Ayo Fayose, over allegations of imposition of delegates at the ward congress conducted on Saturday. Some of the party leaders said Mr. Fayose violated the party’s guidelines and constitution by allegedly compiling …

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Fayose Celebrates Jonathan at 60, Mourns Ekwueme

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has described former President Goodluck Jonathan as the pillar that has held the nation’s democracy from falling, saying Jonathan’s political tolerance is second to none in the nation’s history. The governor said this in a statement to mark the former president’s 60th birthday. In …

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Photos! Fayose Signs Anti-cultism Bill Into Law

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has signed into law, the bill prohibiting secret cults, terrorism and prescribing death sentence on any one caught in the act. While appending his signature to the bill at the Government House in Ado-Ekiti, on Monday, Fayose said the signing was a confirmation of …

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Ekiti 2018 : I will Defeat PDP – Dare Bejide

A former Nigerian High Commissioner to Canada, Chief Dare Bejide, has described himself as the aspirant to beat at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), primary in Ekiti State. He described himself as the most senior and experienced PDP aspirant in Ekiti today. “Well, as far as I am concern, PDP …

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Why Ekiti People Love Fayose – Olojudo

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, is loved by his people because they find him accessible, accommodating and someone who understands their situations and is ready to help. This was stated by the traditional ruler of Ido Ile Ekiti, Oba Aderemi Obaleye, in Ado-Ekiti on Thursday during the presentation of …

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Over 5000 Graduates are Okada Riders in Ekiti – ORTAN

No fewer than 5,000 out of the 10,000 members of the Okada Riders Tricycles’ Association of Nigeria (ORTAN), Ekiti chapter, possessed between National Certificate of Education and‎ Bachelor Degrees. The Association’s State Deputy Chairman, Olusola Isola and Public Relations Officer Sikirulahi Akindipe, said the body has been able to overcome …

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I will Miss Ekiti People after my Tenure – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on Tuesday declared that the only thing he would miss after relinquishing power is Ekiti people, who gave him immense support while in office. The governor also declined comment on his car, Mercedes Benz Jeep, G Wagon, which got burnt at Apapa-Osodi expressway in …

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Senator Olujimi Reports Fayose to PDP NEC

Abiodun-Olujimi

The National Executive Committee meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party has expressed worry over the way the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, is conducting the affairs of the party in his state. The worry was said to have followed the motion raised by Senator Abiodun Olujimi, who represents …

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There is Need for Ekiti Airport – Afe Babalola

The founder and Chancellor of Afe Babalola University in Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), Aare Afe Babalola, has urged the Federal Government to revisit the airport project it planned to establish in Ekiti State. Babalola, who spoke at the weekend at ABUAD’s fifth convocation, regretted the state of the federal road to the …

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Segun Oni has no Case to Answer – Ekiti Assembly

Segun-Oni

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has said the former Ekiti State Governor, Segun Oni, is not being probed over any allegation of mismanagement of public funds while he presided over the state. The lawmakers added that the query about Oni, submitted by its Public Accounts Committee as part of …

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Ekiti SMEs Gets 1bn Loan Facility

The Ekiti State government will commence the disbursement of N1billion Central Bank (CBN) facility it guaranteed, to small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) in the state from tomorrow (Thursday). The state Commissioner for Commerce, Industries and Cooperatives, Mr Ayodele Michael, announced this on Tuesday at a one-day seminar organised by …

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6 Men arrested for Cultism in Ekiti

Six men on Tuesday appeared before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate’s Court for alleged involvement in cultism. Police Prosecutor Caleb Leranmo told the court that the defendants committed the offence at about 10am in Omuo-Ekiti in Ekiti East Local Government Area of Ekiti State. He gave the names of the defendants …

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Ekiti 2018 : Prophet Kasali Reveals What will Happen

Politicians in Ekiti State have been called upon to watch out for many surprises, as the 2018 governorship election draws nearer, revealing that the “mighty men will fall flat,” before God would bring a man after his heart to succeed the incumbent, Mr. Ayodele Fayose. The General Overseer, Hour of …

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Ekiti 2018: Segun Oni Begins Campaign

Oni campaign train visits Elders forum, says he owes PDP nothing to pay back The Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Ekiti State governorship aspirant, Chief Segun Oni, has said that he was not owning the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) anything to pay back, to …

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Fayose Commissions Projects In Ikere Ekiti

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has promised to continue to deliver the true dividends of democracy to the people of the state through provision of quality infrastructure and social amenities. The governor made the promise during the commissioning of projects in Ikere Ekiti to mark his 3rd anniversary …

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EFCC Releases Arrested Ekiti Commissioner

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released Toyin Ojo, Ekiti State Finance Commissioner and the Accountant-General, Mrs Yemisi Owolabi. This was confirmed in a statement by Lere Olayinka, the media aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose. “Today, God gave Ekiti State and its people another victory over the EFCC …

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Fayose Declares Thursday Half Working Day

The Ekiti state Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has declared tomorrow, Thursday 12th October, 2017 a half-working day for civil servant following the release of the detained state’s Commissioner for Finance, Chief Toyin Ojo and the Accountant General, Mrs. Yemisi Owolabi by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Fayose Recall …

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NURTW and RTEAN Protest in Ekiti

Members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) protested in Ekiti. The protest started on Monday morning after the group accused the governor, Ayodele Fayose, of high handedness and the arrest of one of its members. The driver who …

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MUST READ! Ekiti Assembly to Sue EFCC

The Ekiti State House of Assembly said it had instructed its lawyer to sue the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for arresting the Commissioner for Finance, Toyin Ojo, and the Accountant General, Mrs. Yemisi Owolabi. They were arrested over mismanagement of funds belonging to the state. He accused the EFCC …

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How Ekiti Best Farmer wins N1 Million in Ekiti

A 73-year old farmer, Alhaji Olayinka Adeyemi, has emerged the Overall Best Farmer of the year in Ekiti state, winning N1 million prize. Alhaji Olayinka has been in farming since 1965. Chief Afe Babalola, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), the organiser of Afe Babalola Agricultural Exhibition code named “ABA-EX 2017” …

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Federal Polytechnic Ado Ekiti shut indefinitely

The Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, was on Sunday shut indefinitely following violent protest by students over the death of two of them. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that trouble began on the institution’s campus late Friday, when two of the students reportedly complained of malaria. They were said to …

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Ekiti 2018: Gov Fayose Urged INEC to be Fair

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to be fair to all parties contesting the 2018 governorship election in the state. The governor spoke on Friday in his reaction to INEC’s release of the timetable for the election. He admonished INEC to conduct …

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INEC Releases Dates for Ekiti and Osun Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the dates for Ekiti and Osun 2018 Governorship elections. The Ekiti State Governorship election will hold on July 14, 2018, while Osun State Governorship election will hold September 22, 2018. Commencement date of Campaigns for Ekiti Governorship election is April 15, 2018, …

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Makarfi Speaks on Fayose’s presidential ambition

PDP

According to DailyPost, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has said that the present campaign mounted by Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State to vie for the 2019 Presidency is contrary to the decision of the party’s convention that zoned presidency to …

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Dayo Adeyeye and Fayose Trade Words on Ekiti LG Election

PDP

A Peoples Democratic Party governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Dayo Adeyeye, has accused Governor Ayodele Fayose and the PDP in the state of attempting to derail the electoral process by conducting the local government election primaries at the Government House. The party had also adopted Option A4 for selecting the …

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Ekiti 2018 : Ekiti Youths Rejects PDP and APC

Ekiti PDP

Some youths in Ekiti on Monday staged what they tagged, “Revolution Rally,” asking the people to reject the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress in the 2018 governorship poll. Specifically, they urged the people to resist former governors wanting to return to office either in person or through …

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2019 : Let no one Dismiss Fayose – Dele Momodu

The publisher of the Ovation Magazine, Dele Momodu has highlighted what Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose’s declaration to run for Presidency come 2019 means for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and other aspirants. Momodu, in a post he shared on social media, noted that the move had set the …

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Why I Support Fayose for 2019 President – Fanikayode

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has explained why he is backing the presidential bid of the governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose. Mr. Fayose had on Thursday in Abuja formally declared his intention to run for president in 2019 on the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. …

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Why Ekiti Becomes First in NECO Results

Once can be a mistake but two or more cannot be happenstance. This is the way I received the positive news of Ekiti coming tops of NECO results again in 2017. The state had achieved the same feat in 2016. In popular football lexicon, Ekiti has scored a brace; another …

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Arrest of Ekiti Commissioner : Fayose and Adeyeye Trade Words

PDP

The arrest of the two officials serving in the administration of Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has created a rift between the governor and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye. Toyin Ojo The EFCC on Thursday arrested …

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Fayose is Owing us 8 Months Salaries – Ekiti NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress in Ekiti State has disagreed with Governor Ayodele Fayose that workers in are owed only four months’ salaries. The State Chairman of the NLC, Ade Adesanmi, said state workers were owed about eight months’ salaries. Fayose had, while appearing on a television station interview programme in …

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Ekiti Youth Protest Against Illegal Suspension of Lawmaker

Commercial activities and vehicular movements were paralysed at the weekend in Omuo Ekiti, when Ekiti East Local Government youths staged protest against alleged illegal suspension of Mr Ojo-Ade Fajana, representing the area in the state House of Assembly. The Assembly had recently suspended the legislator for a period of 101 …

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Former Ekiti First Lady Joins Nigeria Stock Exchange

Former first lady of Ekiti State, Erelu Angela Adebayo, was Monday elected into the council of the Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) during the 56th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the body. This is the first time two women will be elected into the council. The other woman elected yesterday is …

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