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Why I Dressed and attended Muslim Prayer – Fayose

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has given reasons why he appeared in Muslim attire to mark the Eid-el-Kabir with Muslim faithful in the state. The governor, a Christian, dressed in full Islamic regalia, showed up at the prayer ground sitting among Muslims on Friday. When reporters demanded his …

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Unpaid Salaries:- Hope Dims For Workers

HOPE of millions of workers in most of the 36 states of the federation that the state will overcome their inability to meet workers’ welfare and other statutory obligations appears forlorn, Sunday Tribune investigation has revealed. The conundrum of mounting salary and pension arrears is deep-rooted in four main factors, …

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FG Must Stop Use of Brute Force Against Agitators ―Fayose

Ekiti State governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has charged the Federal Government to look into political solution for the agitations by ethnic-based groups in the country rather than the employment of what he described as “brute force”. Governor Fayose, in a statement in Thursday, also …

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Ekiti Lawmaker Bags 101 Days Suspension

Ekiti lawmaker bags 101 days suspension The Ekiti State House of Assembly has suspended the legislator representing Ekiti-East Constituency 1, Fajana Ojo-Ade, for 101 legislative days without pay. During the period, which was in the first instance, his colleagues had barred him from within one kilometre radius of the assembly …

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Fulani Herdsmen To Drag Fayose To Court Over Comments About Buhari

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Fulani Herdsmen, under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, on Monday threatened to institute legal action against the Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, for making disparaging and uncomplimentary statements on President Mohammed Buhari’s health. The National Coordinator of the body, Alhaji Garus Gololo, who disclosed this at a …

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MUST READ! 2 Ekiti Lawmakers in Trouble

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Two members of the Ekiti state House of Assembly are reportedly under investigation for allegedly supporting a political enemy of Governor Ayo Fayose. The Point reports that the two lawmakers, both in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), are in trouble and are being probed by their colleagues for supporting the …

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Ekiti Deputy Governor Becomes a Professor

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The Ekiti State House of Assembly on Sunday congratulated the state’s deputy governor, Kolapo Olusola, on his elevation to the rank of a professor. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the deputy governor was last week appointed a professor in Building Technology by the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife. …

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Fayose wrong to announce presidential ambition – Ekiti PDP factional chair

Factional Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman in Ekiti State, Chief Williams Ajayi, has faulted Governor Ayo Fayose for announcing his presidential ambition at the non-elective National Convention held on Saturday in Abuja. Ajayi said Fayose’s declaration of a presidential ambition was at variance with the party’s position that the presidential …

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Photos! Fayose Begins 2019 Presidential Campaign

With about a year to go as governor of Ekiti state, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on Saturday stormed the non-elective convention of PDP with his presidential election campaign team. Although he had earlier indicated his desire to contest the presidential election in 2019, he confirmed his intention when he and his …

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Fayose is Treating Workers Like Slaves – Bamidele Faparusi

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State and governorship aspirant, Bamidele Faparusi has accused Governor Ayodele Fayose of treating Ekiti workers like slaves. Faparusi claimed that local government workers through their President, Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees, Ekiti chapter, Bunmi Ajimoko ‎had to prostrate and roll …

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Kashamu Is A Blackleg In PDP – Fayose

“A blind man cannot lead us with money that has no source. How can a PDP member be praising President Muhammadu Buhari and condemning Fayose? I cannot blame him because his family has never produced a governor. Since he went to the Senate, he has not spoken a word. I …

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I will Declare my Intention by October 1 – Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has revealed when he will officially declare his intention to run for the 2019 presidential election. The Governor has not hidden his intention to run for the position of Nigeria’s number citizen. Fielding questions from journalists at an all-inclusive meeting of the Peoples Democratic …

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Ekiti 2018: Ojudu Attacks Fayose Over Stomach Infrastructure

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari has lashed out at the Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, saying his much-advertised “stomach infrastructure” was merely an avenue to glamourise poverty for political gains. Babafemi Ojudu, a former senator, who spoke with journalists over the weekend, said Ekiti State had experienced a …

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Fayose Appoints New Commissioners (Full List)

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Friday named new members of the State Executive Council. Fayose had about a month ago dissolved the Ekiti State Executive Council. The appointment of the new commissioners was contained in a statement by Fayose’s Special Adviser on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka. …

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Fayose: US, Transparency International Reports Confirm FG’s Deceit on Boko Haram, Alleges Plot to “Release” Fresh Chibok Girls

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the United States “Country Report on Terrorism 2016” and the Transparency International Report revealing corruption in the military as confirmation of his earlier position that the federal government lied to Nigerians that Boko Haram was technically defeated. He said; “With over 120 …

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“President Buhari Was On Life Support” – Fayose Insists

Following backlash from Nigerians after photos of President Buhari in a meeting with PDP governors surfaced online, Governor Fayose has finally spoken. Recall, the Ekiti state governor in a statement released in June on Buhari’s health had claimed the president was on life support and his health had deteriorated. He …

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Gov Fayose Supports Not too Young to Run

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has commended the National Assembly for its passage of the bill to reduce the age limits for elective positions, calling for total removal of age barrier from eligibility to contest elections in the country. He said; “If a Nigerian who is 18 years can …

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Dele Momodu Attacks Gov Fayose Over President Buhari

Ovation Magazine Publisher, Dele Momodu, has slammed Ayodele Fayose, the Ekiti state governor for ridiculing President Muhammadu Buhari because of the current condition of his health. According to Momodu, in his weekly column” Pendulum” Fayose’s attitude towards Buhari and his health status was terrible, Daily post reports. NAIJ.com gathered that …

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How NSCDC Arrest Suspected Human Traffickers in Ekiti

The Ekiti State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has intercepted an 18-passenger bus along Ado-Ekiti-Ikere Road for alleged human trafficking. The bus said to be conveying 33 passengers – including women and children – was intercepted on Friday by the Counter-Terrorism Unit of …

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Journalist Joins Ekiti 2018 Governorship Race

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Mr Atoye Ariyo-Dare, a former Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) and Pro-Democracy Activist, has declared his intention to contest the governorship election in Ekiti in 2018. Ariyo-Dare, who claimed to be member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), made his intention known on Saturday at an interactive …

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Crisis in Ekiti PDP

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The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State has remained unabated despite the July 12 decision of the Supreme Court affirming Ahmed Makarfi as the national leader of the party. Instead of dissolving into a single group, the Ali Sheriff faction in the state said it is awaiting …

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Ibadan Is A Dead City- Fayose’s Brother

Isaac who is the younger brother of Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose, this afternoon took to his Facebook page to berate the state of Ibadan city in Oyo state, asking if they still have a governor. He wrote: The dead city of IBADAN: Ancient city with no life…. Shoprite with …

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