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Fayose, Fani-Kayode React As Tambuwal Dumps APC For PDP

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose and Former Aviation Minister, Femi fani Kayode have reacted to the defection of Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State from APC to PDP. Fayose, writing on his verified Twitter page today, said more defections are on the way. He wrote; My friend and brother, Governor …

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EFCC Begins Investigation On Fayose, Wife And Aides

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has begun the investigation of Ayodele Fayose, the governor of Ekiti state, his wife, Feyisetan Fayose, and his top aides, TheCable can report. Others being investigated include Lere Olayinka, spokesperson to the governor; Toyin Ojo, the state’s commissioner for finance; Oluyemisi Owolabi, the …

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2019: Ekiti N-Power beneficiaries declare for Buhari

Over 11,000 beneficiaries of the Federal Government intervention programme, N-Power, have declared support for the second term bid of President Muhammadu Buhari. They made the declaration in Ado Ekiti when letters of enlistment were presented to another 8,000 beneficiaries in the second phase of the intervention scheme in the state. …

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Guru Maharaji to Fayose: You lost Ekiti because you disrespect elders

Maharaji stated this, Friday, at his worship centre, Satguru Maharaji village along Lagos-Ibadan expressway in Ibadan during a press conference, saying that Fayode had offended notable elders, including himself and President Muhammadu Buhari through his unguarded statements. His words: “A child that disrespects elders will suffer doom but I appealed …

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Ikere Ekiti: One shot as festivals turn violent

What would have been double joy of merriment from two traditional festivals in Ikere- Ekiti turned violent at the weekend , following the shooting of one person in a confrontation between celebrants of Odun Oba and Olosunta. The Odun Oba Festival celebrated by the Ogoga , Oba Adejimi Adu Alagbado …

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Why Tambuwal Will Dump APC – Amaechi

ROTIMI Amaechi, Transportation Minister, has revealed why Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, will dump the All Progressive Congress, (APC). Mr Amaechi and the governor where among bigwigs of the then ruling party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who left to the APC prior to 2015 general election. Tambuwal who was then …

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Why we deployed policemen to Ekiti Assembly –PPRO

The Ekiti Police Command on Thursday said it deployed its personnel to the state House of Assembly to prevent a breach of public peace . The Police Public Relations Officer in the state , ASP Caleb Ikechukwu , told newsmen in Ado Ekiti that the deployment was based on information …

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Observer Group Presents Report On Ekiti Guber Poll

Accredited independent observer of the just concluded Ekiti State governorship election , Election Monitor, supported by French Embassy has presented its report on the activities that transpired in the keenly contested election . The group reported that the 2018 Ekiti State Governorship Election was very well conducted and administered in …

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Ekiti made right choice in Fayemi, says Rep

A member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Stephen Olemija, has said the people of Ekiti State made the right choice in electing Dr. Kayode Fayemi as the governor-elect. Olemija, who is a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Campaign Council for the Ekiti governorship election, said the …

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Fayemi: Ekiti situation has worsened in four years

The governor-elect sought the cooperation of residents to get the state out of the woods. Fayemi advised the outgoing Ayo Fayose administration to use 80 per cent of allocations expected from the Federation Account to pay the backlog of salary owed workers before the October 16 handover. The governor-elect spoke …

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I’ll not disappoint Ekiti people — FAYEMI

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THE Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, yesterday, promised that his government would not fail the people of the state. He said that his administration, has no reason to fail the people of the state considering the experience he had garnered as a former Governor of the State, which he …

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Aftermath of Ekiti poll: Fayemi unveils transition c’ttee

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THE Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has released a list of eminent citizens of the state that will serve in the Governorship Transition Committee. The 32-member committee is headed by a former member of the National Assembly, Senator Olubunmi Adetunmbi as chairman, while a former Chairman of Ijero Local …

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INEC, tribunal frustrating my petitions –Olusola

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State , Prof Kolapo Olusola , has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission of frustrating his efforts to duly file a petition at the election petitions tribunal . Olusola is challenging the victory of the …

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Calm down, I’m still in charge of Ekiti – Fayose tells Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, yesterday reminded the governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi that he is still in charge of the state until October 16, 2018. He was responding to Fayemi’s statement, warning the management of College of Education, Ikere- Ekiti against alleged recruitment. Fayemi had asked the school authority to stop …

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Ripple effect: How Ekiti poll is stirring storm in Rivers

The outcome of the Ekiti governorship election has kindled passion in Rivers State with both sides of the political divide drawing permutations on the consequences of the election on the aspiration of the various political tendencies in the state. WHICHEVER way the pendulum had swung, the outcome of the just …

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Ekiti : We’ll reclaim our mandate in court – Secondus

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Prince Uche Secondus has expressed optimism that the party would reclaim power in Ekiti state in court. He stated this at the 80th National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the party which held at the party’s headquarters, Abuja on Monday. Briefing NEC …

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Fayemi, Fayose bicker over mass employment at Ekiti agencies

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The Ekiti State Governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi, has warned the management of the College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, to stop working with the incumbent governor, Ayodele Fayose, to embark on “illegal mass employment” at the college in favour of supporters of the state government. The Director, Media and Publicity, Fayemi Campaign Council, …

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Ekiti Gov Election

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Ekiti State governorship election has come and gone but is it indeed a new dawn for the Ekiti people ? The pattern of voting showed the people are grossly dissatisfied with the system of governance of the incumbent , Governor Ayo Fayose . A continuity of such poverty – ridden …

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Apostle Sulaiman Under Attack …Over Failed Prophesy On Ekiti Election

With the turn of events during the Ekiti governorship election, where the All Progressives’ Congress (APC) standard bearer, Dr. Kayode Fayemi trounced PDP’s candidate, Prof. Olusola Eleka, garnering 197,459 votes as against Olusola’s 178,114 to emerge as governor-elect, Sulaiman attempted to rationalise his blunder in a Twitter message/video he posted …

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Fayemi to Fayose: Be ready to account for Ekiti funds

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Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said his decision to probe how the state’s finances were managed when he takes office on October 16 is not a vendetta mission. Fayemi said there is need to know why the state government still owes several arrears of workers’ salaries and pensioners’ …

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How we got 125 votes after spending N50 million in Ekiti

A gubernatorial aspirant under the platform of Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP), Mr. Olalekan Dotun Ayorinde has narrated how his party, ANRP, got a total number of 125 votes after spending the sum of N50 million for the just concluded Ekiti state gubernatorial election. The United States of America-based Bio-Pharmacist …

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Ekiti: Police intimidation worrisome – Fayose cries out

Gov. Ayo Fayose has again raised the alarm that police intimidation of himself, his family, and Ekiti workers has continued unabated days after the Saturday, July 14th governorship election. According to a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Idowu Adelusi, the Governor said that the police had kept …

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Ekiti Assembly rejects election results, adjourns till October

Members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly have condemned and rejected the result of last Saturday governorship election as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The assembly also adjourned sitting till October 8 , 2018 , due to alleged harassment of members by security agents. The adjournment followed …

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Why PDP’s loss in Ekiti is bad news for the APC and Nigeria

WITH the declaration that Kayode Fayemi has won the gubernatorial election in Ekiti, APC spin-doctors went into overdrive. Lai Mohammed, well-loved by all and sundry for his vacuous bombasts, came out shouting on the rooftops that the Ekiti election is a referendum on the Buhari administration. However, the honourable minister …

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Ekiti election result should be nullified if… —Udeogaranya

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A chieftain and presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Charles Udeogaranya has asked the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, to nullify the just conducted Ekiti gubernatorial election where Dr Kayode Fayemi emerged winner. According to him, “I am appalled that with thousands of law- upholding agencies of government, ranging …

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