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Falae Laments Incessant Attack, Praises Fayose’s Bold Moves

Former Presidential candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Olu Falae yesterday praised the courage and efforts of Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayo Fayose at stopping the activities of herdsmen in the state. Describing the herdsmen menace in the nation …

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Couple in Court over N1.6m Fraud in Ado Ekiti

A 43-year-old man, Sunday Babatunde and his wife, Sola, 38, yesterday appeared at an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ekiti State for alleged fraud. Prosecutor Caleb Leranmo alleged that the defendants and another at large committed the offence last month in Ado-Ekiti. He said the couple and one other fraudulently …

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Man in Court Over Assault in Ekiti

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 21-year-old man, Ajayi Oluwatosin, in an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate’s’ Court for assault occasioning harm. Oluwatosin, of no fixed address, is standing trial on a charge of assault. The Prosecutor, Insp Caleb Leranmo, told the court that the accused and others at large, committed the …

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Why I Dressed and attended Muslim Prayer – Fayose

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has given reasons why he appeared in Muslim attire to mark the Eid-el-Kabir with Muslim faithful in the state. The governor, a Christian, dressed in full Islamic regalia, showed up at the prayer ground sitting among Muslims on Friday. When reporters demanded his …

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Unpaid Salaries:- Hope Dims For Workers

HOPE of millions of workers in most of the 36 states of the federation that the state will overcome their inability to meet workers’ welfare and other statutory obligations appears forlorn, Sunday Tribune investigation has revealed. The conundrum of mounting salary and pension arrears is deep-rooted in four main factors, …

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FG Must Stop Use of Brute Force Against Agitators ―Fayose

Ekiti State governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has charged the Federal Government to look into political solution for the agitations by ethnic-based groups in the country rather than the employment of what he described as “brute force”. Governor Fayose, in a statement in Thursday, also …

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Ekiti Lawmaker Bags 101 Days Suspension

Ekiti lawmaker bags 101 days suspension The Ekiti State House of Assembly has suspended the legislator representing Ekiti-East Constituency 1, Fajana Ojo-Ade, for 101 legislative days without pay. During the period, which was in the first instance, his colleagues had barred him from within one kilometre radius of the assembly …

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Fulani Herdsmen To Drag Fayose To Court Over Comments About Buhari

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Fulani Herdsmen, under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, on Monday threatened to institute legal action against the Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, for making disparaging and uncomplimentary statements on President Mohammed Buhari’s health. The National Coordinator of the body, Alhaji Garus Gololo, who disclosed this at a …

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MUST READ! 2 Ekiti Lawmakers in Trouble

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Two members of the Ekiti state House of Assembly are reportedly under investigation for allegedly supporting a political enemy of Governor Ayo Fayose. The Point reports that the two lawmakers, both in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), are in trouble and are being probed by their colleagues for supporting the …

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Ekiti Deputy Governor Becomes a Professor

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The Ekiti State House of Assembly on Sunday congratulated the state’s deputy governor, Kolapo Olusola, on his elevation to the rank of a professor. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the deputy governor was last week appointed a professor in Building Technology by the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife. …

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Fayose wrong to announce presidential ambition – Ekiti PDP factional chair

Factional Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman in Ekiti State, Chief Williams Ajayi, has faulted Governor Ayo Fayose for announcing his presidential ambition at the non-elective National Convention held on Saturday in Abuja. Ajayi said Fayose’s declaration of a presidential ambition was at variance with the party’s position that the presidential …

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Photos! Fayose Begins 2019 Presidential Campaign

With about a year to go as governor of Ekiti state, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on Saturday stormed the non-elective convention of PDP with his presidential election campaign team. Although he had earlier indicated his desire to contest the presidential election in 2019, he confirmed his intention when he and his …

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Fayose is Treating Workers Like Slaves – Bamidele Faparusi

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State and governorship aspirant, Bamidele Faparusi has accused Governor Ayodele Fayose of treating Ekiti workers like slaves. Faparusi claimed that local government workers through their President, Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees, Ekiti chapter, Bunmi Ajimoko ‎had to prostrate and roll …

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Kashamu Is A Blackleg In PDP – Fayose

“A blind man cannot lead us with money that has no source. How can a PDP member be praising President Muhammadu Buhari and condemning Fayose? I cannot blame him because his family has never produced a governor. Since he went to the Senate, he has not spoken a word. I …

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I will Declare my Intention by October 1 – Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has revealed when he will officially declare his intention to run for the 2019 presidential election. The Governor has not hidden his intention to run for the position of Nigeria’s number citizen. Fielding questions from journalists at an all-inclusive meeting of the Peoples Democratic …

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Ekiti 2018: Ojudu Attacks Fayose Over Stomach Infrastructure

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari has lashed out at the Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, saying his much-advertised “stomach infrastructure” was merely an avenue to glamourise poverty for political gains. Babafemi Ojudu, a former senator, who spoke with journalists over the weekend, said Ekiti State had experienced a …

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Fayose Appoints New Commissioners (Full List)

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Friday named new members of the State Executive Council. Fayose had about a month ago dissolved the Ekiti State Executive Council. The appointment of the new commissioners was contained in a statement by Fayose’s Special Adviser on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka. …

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Fayose: US, Transparency International Reports Confirm FG’s Deceit on Boko Haram, Alleges Plot to “Release” Fresh Chibok Girls

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the United States “Country Report on Terrorism 2016” and the Transparency International Report revealing corruption in the military as confirmation of his earlier position that the federal government lied to Nigerians that Boko Haram was technically defeated. He said; “With over 120 …

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