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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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I Wish Buhari Greeted Me On My Birthday, Says Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said one of his greatest wishes on his 57th birthday was to have woken up in the morning to receive a congratulatory message from President Muhammadu Buhari or read such message in the media. He said he expected the president as the father of …

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Fayose Chides Buhari for Supporting Sack of 22,000 Kaduna Teachers, say; “APC Govt Turning Workers Sack to Policy”

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s support for the Kaduna State Government’s planned sack of about 22,000 teachers that purportedly failed competency test conducted by the State Government. The governor said; “By openly supporting the sack of about 22,000 teachers in Kaduna State, President Buhari …

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Ekiti APC is Weak – Bimbo Daramola

“With the way things are going, it seems APC is treating issues with levity. They are underrating Governor Ayodele Fayose, whom I know has the mastery but not the mystery. But the fact that the APC looks weak makes him appears mysterious. “For us to win this election, we must connect …

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Ekiti Assembly Approves Death Penalty For Cultists

A bill seeking to prohibit the activities of secret cults scaled third reading at the Ekiti State House of Assembly on Tuesday. The substance of the bill is the prescription of the death penalty for those found guilty of breaching the law in that regard. Persons found guilty of aiding …

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RE: CAN Denies Endorsing Fayose for President

Our attention has been drawn to news report with the above title, and we wish to thank the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) President, Dr Samson Olasupo Ayokunle for acknowledging that there was indeed a letter written to the Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose by the CAN National General Secretary, Rev …

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CAN to Fayose: You Can Give Nigerians The Deserved Leadership

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has commended the courage and the boldness with which Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, openly declared his intention to contest the 2019 presidential election. The body also advised the governor not to be distracted by people who have nothing good to offer the …

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EKSU Cult Killings: Fayose Places N1m Bounty On Culprits

EKSU Cult Killings: Fayose places N1m ransom on culprits Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has offered to give N1 million to anyone with credible information that can lead to the arrest of the cultists responsible for the murder of two students of the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti. Anyone …

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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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Robbers Kill Man Returning From His Farm In Ekiti.

A young man identified as Ibikun Adelowo, was killed by armed robbers during an operation in Ekiti state. The youth was said to be coming back from hunting in his farm late in the night before encountering the rampaging men of the underworld while robbing. The sad incidence happened in …

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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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Segun Oni has no Case to Answer – Ekiti Assembly

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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: 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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Buhari A Sectional Leader, – Fayose

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Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has said that he was not surprised by the comment from the President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim that President Muhammadu Buhari directed specifically that the World Bank should shift its focus to the northern region of Nigeria, maintaining that “the …

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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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Ekiti Resident Doctors Embark On 3-Day Warning Strike

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The Ekiti State Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) yesterday embarked on a three-day warning strike in the state to press home their demand for six-month salary arears from the government. In a press release made available to journalists in Ado-Ekiti yesterday, President of the association in Ekiti, Comrade Tunji Olaoye …

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