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Rainstorm Destroys Palace, Properties in Ekiti

Properties worth about 100million naira were destroyed by rainstorm in Aisegba and Agbado Ekiti in Gbonyin Local Government Area of Ekiti State recently. The damaged properties include the old palace of the traditional ruler of Aisegba and almost 60 other buildings in the community while about 40houses also had their …

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Ekiti 2018: I Have Not Joined APC – Adeyeye

Former People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, has denied news on the social media that he has joined the All Progressives Congress (APC). Adeyeye, former Minister of State for Works, quit the PDP two weeks ago on the heels of the governorship primary won …

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Special Adviser Quits Fayose’s Govt

Special Adviser to Governor Ayo Fayose on Cultural Matters, Alhaji Ademola Bello, on Monday tendered his resignation from office. Bello in his resignation letter dated 21st May, 2018 said he was quitting Fayose’s government “on personal grounds.” Our reporter sighted a copy of Bello’s resignation letter which was acknowledged by …

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Buhari Reconciles Aggrieved Ekiti Governorship Aspirants

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday night told leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti state to bury their hatctets and do everything possible to win Ekiti state governorship election come July 14. This is as the pioneer Chairman of the APC, Chief Bisi Akande has said that a minor …

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Ekiti 2018: Crisis Brews in ADC

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Ekiti State is heading for a major crisis, as its candidate, Ayodele Adesua, has vowed to resist any attempt by the national leaders of the party to withdraw the party’s participation in the coming governorship election. Mr Adesua has also vowed not to step …

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Ekiti Primary: Oni Threatens to dump APC

The first runner – up in the Saturday All Progressives Congress primary in Ekiti State , Segun Oni , has threatened to leave the party if he is not treated with respect . He also demanded that his supporters must be respected and not victimised by the winner of the …

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Two feared dead in robbery attack on Ekiti Bank

Two persons are feared dead in a robbery attack on an old generation bank in Ilawe Ekiti , headquarters of Ekiti Southwest Local Government Area of Ekiti State . In the operation that lasted for over one hour , it was learnt that armed robbers killed a policeman and a …

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Fayemi Begs Ekiti People for Forgiveness

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Dr. John Kayode Fayemi, winner of the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti state has apologised to the people for all the errors of omission or commission he made during his first term as governor, between 2010 and 2014. He made the plea in his speech after …

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Ekiti APC primary: Segun Oni Speaks on Defeat to Fayemi

Former Ekiti Governor, Segun Oni, has congratulated Minister of Solid Minerals, Kayode Fayemi, on his victory in Saturday’s All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary. Fayemi polled 941 votes to beat Oni, who polled 481 votes . Kayode Ojo scored 245 votes; Femi Bamisile, 171 votes; Oluyede Oluwole 110 votes. Oni …

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Fayemi Beats Oni, Emerges Ekiti APC Gov Candidate

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A former Governor of Ekiti State , Dr Kayode Fayemi, has won the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress in the state He polled 941 to defeat other aspirants including a former governor of the state , Segun Oni , in the primary conducted under a tight security . …

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Ekiti 2018: Fayose’s Wife Calls for Prayers

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Wife of Ekiti State governor, Mrs Feyisetan Fayose, on Friday urged the people of the state to pray for the success of the July 14 governorship election in the state. She spoke on Friday during a courtesy visit of the management of Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH ) to …

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Ekiti 2018: Ajayi Denies Withdrawing for Fayemi

An All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Mr. Debo Ranti Ajayi, has denied stepping down for former governor and fellow aspirant, Dr. Kayode Fayemi. Ajayi described the insinuations in some quarters that he was working for Fayemi as “grossly unfair, incongruous and libelous falsehood and fabrication of …

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SDP Primary: Ex-Ekiti Deputy Gov Boycotts, Wants Poll Annulled

Crisis is now brewing in the Social Democratic Party (SDP), as former Deputy Governor, Mr. Bisi Omoyeni has indicated his intention to boycott the party’s governorship primary election holding today (Thursday) over allegations of fraud and manipulations by party top hierarchy. The former Deputy governor alleged the State Working Committee …

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Ekiti 2018: I Will Not Defect to SDP Even If — Oni

Engr. Segun Oni has dismissed claims that he would defect to the Social Democratic Party, SDP if he loses out in the forthcoming party primary. In an interview with Vanguard, Oni the penultimate governor of the state said:“That is not true. That is the story they have been carrying about. …

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Ekiti Guber: Fayose Reacts to Adeyeye’s Exit From PDP

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has reacted to the decision of a governorship aspirant, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, to dump the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Adeyeye had lost the chance to become PDP’s governorship flag bearer to Fayose’s deputy, Kolapo Olusola during the party’s primary election. Against this backdrop, the …

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Ojudu Withdraws from Ekiti Governorship Race

The Special Adviser on Politics to President Muhammadu Buhari , Senator Babafemi Ojudu , has withdrawn from the Ekiti governorship race . He announced his withdrawal at a press briefing in Ado Ekiti on Thursday . Ojudu said he withdrew from the race in the interest of the party due …

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Ekiti Guber: Tinubu Reveals Details of Meeting with APC Aspirants

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Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has revealed what leaders of the party discussed with Ekiti governorship aspirants in Abuja. Tinubu said the governorship aspirants demanded for direct primaries for the conduct of the rescheduled primaries, as provided for in Article 20 of the party’s constitution. …

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Ekiti 2018: I’m Prepared For Governance Challenge —Olusola

THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in Ekiti State, Professor Kolapo Olusola has expressed his readiness to tackle the challenges of governance if elected in the July 14 governorship election. The governorship candidate stated this, yesterday, at the PDP national secretariat while receiving his Certificate of Return from the …

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Ekiti APC: Party Elders Propose Direct Primary

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Southwest yesterday intervened in the controversial shadow election to pick the party’s candidate for the July 14 Ekiti State governorship election. Last Saturday’s election was disrupted. After reviewing the report of the Electoral Committee led by Nasarawa State Governor Tanko Al-Makura, …

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