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Ekiti Gov Poll: No Imposition, Impunity, PDP Pledges

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The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has pledged that there will be no imposition of candidate or impunity in its conduct of the Ekiti State governorship primary scheduled for May 8 . The National Organising Secretary of the party , Col . Austin Akobundu (retd . ), made …

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Fayose’s ex-Deputy Joins Ekiti Gov Race

A former deputy to Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State in his first term , Chief Abiodun Aluko , has formally joined the July 14 governorship race on the platform of the Mega Party of Nigeria . Aluko was joined by a mammoth crowd of the MPN supporters from his …

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Why Fayose Cannot Rule Nigeria – Kalu’s Ally, Iloh

Ndukwe Ikoh, a former guber candidate on the platform of the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA) in Abia, has stated that Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, cannot rule Nigeria because of his temperament. The associate of former governor of Abia, Orji Uzor Kalu, said this in response to Fayose’s warning that …

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Ekiti 2018 : Faparusi Advises APC

A member of the seventh House of Representatives , Bamidele Faparusi , has urged the All Progressives Congress to field a candidate , who has never occupied the governorship seat , for the July 14 governorship poll to avoid protest votes. Former governors of the state , Segun Oni and …

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Ekiti 2018 : PDP Accuses APC, INEC of Plans to Rig

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The PDP national chairman levied the allegation while receiving the German Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Bernhard Schlagheck, who paid him a courtesy call at the party’s national secretariat, Abuja. Secondus said: “The July Ekiti State governorship election will be the first test for this administration. We know that the APC …

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Ado Ekiti Monarch Denies Reports on Shrine Demolition

The Ewi of Ado-Ekiti and the Ewi-in-Council have denied reports that a shrine in front of the palace was destroyed. They said the reports that Governor Ayo Fayose demolished the Ewi’e shrine were “absolutely false”. A statement by the Secretary to the Ewi-in-Council and Odole of Ado-Ekiti, Chief E. B. …

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2019: Fayose Slams Buhari Over Declaration

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration of reelection bid is an ambition that is dead on arrival. The governor stated that if Buhari is re-elected, he would kill the country. He called on Nigerians to show Buhari the exit door in 2019 by voting him …

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Ekiti Doesn’t Need a ‘CEO Governor,’ Says Fapohunda

All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Ekiti State Mr. Isola Fapohunda has said his motive is not primitive accumulation. He said he joined the race to make an impact through diligent service. Fapohunda said those seeking to enrich themselves have no business in politics. He said Ekiti would need …

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Why My Deputy Should Succeed Me – Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose at the weekend said that he is supporting his Deputy, Professor Kolapo Olusola because he has been instrumental to the unprecedented achievement recorded by his administration in education, saying that such a feat must be sustain after the end of his tenure. According …

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Planned Visit: Don’t Vome to Ekiti, Fayose Warns Kalu

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has urged former Abia State governor, Orji Kalu, to take his advocacy for peace visit to other states where lives and properties are under threat. The APC chieftain, who has, since he left office, been having a perennial battle with the Economic and Financial …

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Fayemi’s Ambition Alters Ekiti’s Political Equation

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Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi’s, recent declaration of interest for governorship of Ekiti State, writes Victor Ogunje, has changed the political equation in the state. After several months of guessing and political permutations, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, recently hinted at …

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Ekiti 2018: What Does Fayemi Want?

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After months of dithering procrastination erstwhile governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi last Saturday entered the Ekiti 2018 governorship battle. Against the background of the sound defeat of four years ago, the question on many lips is ‘what magic wand has he found to charm the people of Ekiti? …

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Ekiti 2018: PDP Senator says Defection may cost Party win

The Senate’s Deputy Minority Whip, Biodun Olujimi, has expressed concerns over the continued exit of prominent members of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Ekiti State to other parties, saying it may affect the performance of the party at the July 14 polls. Ms. Olujimi, a governorship aspirant of the …

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Ekiti Residents Welcome, Declare ADP Party of Hope

Thousands of Ekiti residents have welcomed and declared the Action Democratic Party (ADP) Ekiti State Chapter as the only party of hope. The people made the declaration when the party opened its chapter in the state. Speaking to newsmen in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, Mr Eniola Olufemi, the State …

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Ekiti Lawmaker Arrested, Whisked to Abuja

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A suspended member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Gboyega Aribisogan was arrested by some security operatives at his house in Ado-Ekiti and whisked to Abuja,at about 6.30am on Wednesday. Aribisogan, the Minority Leader of the House of Assembly, defected from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressives Congress …

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Another Former Deputy Governor Dumps PDP in Ekiti

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A former deputy governor of Ekiti State and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr Sikiru Tae-Lawal, has announced his resignation from the party. This came few days after another former deputy governor of the state, Mr Bisi Omoyeni, formally left the PDP for the Social Democratic Party (SDP). Dr …

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INEC Issues Notice For 2018 Elections in Ekiti

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti on Wednesday, April 4, said that 218,000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) were yet to be collected in the state. The commission said this just as it formally issued a “Notice of Election”, which stated that the governorship election would hold in the …

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Obasanjo’s Verdict on Buhari Has Vindicated Me, says Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has described call by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that President Muhammadu Buhari should stop giving Nigerians excuses and that “Nigerians should not re-elect a failed government who always gave one excuse or another for its failure to meet up with Nigerians’ expectations,” as vindication …

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INEC Begins Ekiti Guber Election Process

Ahead of the July 14, 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State and the 2019 elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday resuscitated the State Implementation Committee on Voters Education and Publicity (SICVEP). The committee is made up of representatives of the Federal Ministry of Information, State Ministry of …

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Fayose’s Deputy Gets Campaign Council

Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose has set up a campaign council for the his candidate in the July 14 election, Prof. Kolapo Olusola. Peoples Democratic Party PDP) has fixed May 8 as its primaries, the All Progressives Congress (APC) will hold its primary three days earlier, on May 5. Environment …

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Ikpeazu, Man of Destiny —Fayose

State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose has described the Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu as a man of destiny, and urged Abia electorate to vote him for second term in 2019. Governor Fayose spoke yesterday in Abia while commissioning the 1.2kilometer Umuatako street in Osisioma area of Aba, the commercial …

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Fayemi Declares Interest in Ekiti Guber Race

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The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr kayode Fayemi has declared interest in contesting the july 14, governorship election in the Ekiti State. Dr Fayemi who was Governor of Ekiti State between 2010 and 2014, told journalists in an interview at his Ishan Ekiti country home on Saturday that …

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Ekiti Govt. Disburses N400m to Owners of Demolished Houses

The Ekiti Government says it has paid N400 million as compensation to those affected by the ongoing demolition exercise in the state. The State Commissioner for Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Mr. Tayelolu Otitoju disclosed this during a press conference in Ado-Ekiti on Friday. Otitoju explained that government’s action on …

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Martin Luther King Award: Fayose Digs up Buhari’s ‘Lies’

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has weighed in on the controversy surrounding a ‘fake’ Martin Luther King award President Muhammadu Buhari received some days back. Fayose, writing on his verified Twitter page, claimed that it is not the first time Buhari has deceived Nigerians. The Governor alleged that the interview …

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