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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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Fayemi Faults Jide Awe’s Removal as Ekiti APC Chair

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Minister of Mines and Steel Development and Governorship Aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, has described the purported removal of the Ekiti State Chairman of the party, Chief Jide Awe, by a section of the party, as anti democratic and flagrant violation of the rule of …

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Ekiti APC Aspirants, NWC Disagree Over Shadow Poll

Unless either of the parties backs down, a showdown is imminent between the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and 27 governorship aspirants in Ekiti State. The aspirants are demanding the sacking of the Tanko Al-Makura-led primary election panel, claiming that it was “compromised”. They are …

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Ekiti 2018: Ojudu Condemns Disruption of APC Primaries, blames Fayemi

Ekiti Rebirth Organization (ERO), the campaign outfit of All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, has condemned the disruption of Saturday’s APC governorship primaries by thugs allegedly loyal to one of the aspirants. Spokesman of Ojudu’s campaign, Gboyega Adeoye described the invasion of thugs as the highest level …

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Fayose Reacts to APC’s Inconclusive Primaries in Ekiti

Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has mocked the disruption of Saturday’s All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primaries by thugs allegedly loyal to one of the aspirants. The voting exercise in the governorship primaries of the APC in Ekiti was disrupted on Saturday by some protesters at the Oluyemi Kayode …

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Ekiti APC suspends governorship primary indefinitely

The All Progressives Congress has suspended its governorship primary , following an outbreak of violence. This was made known via a Facebook post by the Special Assistnat Public Communications & New Media at Ekiti State Government of Nigeria , Mr . Lere Olayinka. Our correspondent had reported earlier that some …

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APC No Match For PDP in Ekiti, 2019 Elections – Fayose

The Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) is no match for his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the coming Ekiti state governorship poll and the 2019 general elections in the country. He stated this on Saturday in Osogbo, Osun State during the …

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Ekiti: Why APC upturned my disqualification — Muyiwa Coker

An APC governorship aspirant for Ekiti State, Mr Muyiwa Coker, has declared that the screening committee of the party made a mistake in disqualifying him from participating in Saturday’s governorship primary of the party. He expressed displeasure at how he was wrongly disqualified despite giving the party the best support …

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Ekiti : APC Aspirant Accuses Fayose of Cash Influx

An aspirant on the platform of the APC, Dr Bayo Orire, has accused Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State of pumping huge sums of money to prosecute the 2014 election that produced him. Fayose had decried alleged heavy influx of money into Ekiti by top APC aspirants, wondering why some …

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Ekiti Guber: Al-Makura to Oversee APC Primary Election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday appointed the Governor of Nasarawa State, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura as chairman of the Party’s five-member primary election committee for the 2018 Ekiti governorship election. The APC National Organising Secretary, Sen. Osita Izunaso on behalf of the Party’s National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun also …

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Ekiti 2018: Aluko, Oluloye Flay De-marketing Campaign

A day after Mr. Opeyemi Bamidele denied quitting the race for the APC ticket, two other aspirants in the same party, Senator Gbenga Aluko and Dr. Oluwole Oluleye, have also denied strong rumours to that effect concerning them. Aluko described the information being circulated on the social media that he …

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‘INEC Will Transmit Ekiti, Osun Polls Results Electronically’

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday unfolded plans to transmit the results of the governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states electronically. INEC Commissioner Muhammed Mustafa Lecky said the agency will employ the innovative electronic transmission of results. He said: “ INEC has come to the conclusion that this …

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Ekiti Could Be Pointer to 2019 — AU

The forthcoming election in Ekiti State could point a way as to what the 2019 General Election would turn out, the African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC) has said. AU-ECOSOCC, which is a group representing Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in 55 countries of Africa affirmed during a briefing …

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Ekiti 2019: Can Tinubu, Leaders, Save APC?

Nearly four years after Dr. Kayode Fayemi was defeated in the 2014 governorship election he is back on the turf and has become the aspirant to beat in the APC governorship primaries due this weekend. He entered into the last election with a divided house after a significant proportion of …

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FG Is Spending Money That Belongs To Three Tiers Of Govt – Fayose

Speaking on Channels Television programme, Sunday Politics, the governor accused President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration of involving in ‘executive rascality’ noting that even the National Assembly cannot curb the excesses of the executives. “Every accrual in this country is supposed to go into a Federal account that is supposed to be …

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Abductors Demand N30m for Ekiti PDP Chief

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Suspected gunmen have kidnapped the Financial Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State, Mr. Kayode Oni. He was reportedly abducted at the weekend at a location between Efon and Erio, about 4:30 pm, while heading for Aramoko, the headquarters of Ekiti West Local Government. The PDP chieftain was …

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May Day: Oni Laments Salary Arrears Owed Ekiti Workers

A leading governorship aspirant in the May 5 primary of the All Progressives Congress,APC, in Ekiti State, Chief Olusegun Oni, has said that he is not happy about the huge arrears of salaries, gratuities and pensions being piled up monthly in the state. Oni, in a statement on Sunday signed …

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Ekiti APC Primary: Oni Asks Delegates to Shun Money Bags

As the All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Ekiti State prepares for next Saturday’s primary for its governorship election, a former governor, Chief Olusegun Oni, yesterday, appealed to delegates to shun monetary inducement but rather cast their votes according to their personal conviction. Oni, who is the immediate past Deputy National …

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