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Fayose Accused PDP Chairman of Supporting APC

Fayose Accused PDP Chairman of Supporting APC Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose said the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu sold the party to the opposition. Governor Fayose said his call for the dissolution of Alhaji Mu’azu-led National Working Committee (NWC) of the PDP was …

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Situation of Fajuyi Park -Ado Ekiti

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Situation of Fajuyi Park -Ado Ekiti It was Tuesday, and time was 11: 03am. The sun baked the earth so intensely that body and soul. It was a hot day. The reporter was at the front gate of the popular Adekunle Fajuyi Memorial Park, at the centre of Ado-Ekiti metropolis, …

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APC Promise To take Over Ekiti in 2018

APC Promise To take Over Ekiti in 2018 A body in Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, the Ekiti Restoration Group, has pledged to mobilise resources to ensure that the party reclaims the State from the Peoples Democratic Party during the 2018 governorship poll. The group in a …

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Thugs Attack Doctors and Nurses in Ekiti

Thugs Attack Doctors and Nurses in Ekiti Worried by“incessant harassment and attacks on doctors and health worker,” the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Ekiti state chapter has called on security agencies to save their lives. Dr. John Akinbote the state’s NMA Chairman, , who raised the alarm in a chat with …

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Governor Fayose Fires Permanent Secretary

Governor Fayose Fires Permanent Secretary A Permanent Secretary in the Ekiti State Civil Service, Mr. Tunde Alokan, has been sacked by Governor Ayodele Fayose, it was learnt on Monday. Alokan until his removal was the Permanent Secretary in charge of the Office of Establishment. A source said Alokan was relieved …

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Court Stops Impeachment Process in Ekiti

Court Stops Impeachment Process in Ekiti. A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday fixed May 21 for hearing in the suit filed by seven Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers in Ekiti House of Assembly seeking to set aside all the actions of their 19 All Progressives Congress (APC) colleagues, …

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Ekiti Closes 5 Stations Due To Fuel Scarcity (Details)

Ekiti Closes 5 Stations Due To Fuel Scarcity (Details) Ekiti State has meted out punishment to owners of stations suspected to be hoarding fuel, thereby causing the scarcity of fuel that has engulfed the state. No fewer than five petrol stations have been shut down indefinitely by the state government. …

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Situation Report of Fuel Scarcity in Ekiti

Situation Report of Fuel Scarcity in Ekiti As the fuel scarcity in Nigeria lingers with biting effects across parts of the coungtry, marketers of the product in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State Capital has resorted to rationing among motorists to ensure that a greater number of buyers get something to move …

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We Won’t Compromised -Ekiti Lawmakers Promised

We Won’t Compromised -Ekiti Lawmakers Promised The lawmakers-elect who will constitute the next Ekiti State House of Assembly have promised to serve the people of the state without fear or favour. They were reacting to fears being expressed in some quar­ters that they may turn out to be mere rubber-stamps …

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Ministry of Health To Survey Ekiti Soil (Details)

Ministry of Health To Survey Ekiti Soil (Details) The Federal Ministry of Health in Nigeria is set to conduct a survey in Ekiti State to tackle Soil Transmitted Helminthes (SHT) among children in the south-west state. Soil Transmitted Helminthes (STH), is a health condition caused by a group of worms …

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Ekiti APC Blast Omirin and Other Lawmakers

Ekiti APC Blast Omirin and Other Lawmakers For refusing to attend the peace meeting organised by elders in Ekiti State led by Aare Afe Babalola (SAN), to find political solution to the crisis between the two factions in the state House of Assembly, youths in the All Progressives Congress in …

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APC would bring all Corrupt Government Officials to Book

APC would bring all Corrupt Government Officials to Book The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, may consider granting amnesty to corrupt politicians who are ready to return stolen funds. He, however, said Buhari’s promise to extend hands of friendship across …

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Security Men Scares Ekiti Voters Away

Security Men Scares Ekiti Voters Away Heavy deployment of security forces scared many voters from the supplementary House of Assembly election in Ilejemeje local government area of Ekiti State yesterday. Security men drafted to monitor election included soldiers, riot policemen, officials of the Department of State Services (DSS) and men …

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Traditional Rulers in Ekiti Worried Over Fayose’s Impeachment

Traditional Rulers in Ekiti Worried Over Fayose’s Impeachment Some traditional leaders in Ekiti State have expressed worry over the lingering impeachment move against Governor Ayodele Fayose. The outgoing 19 lawmakers who are members All Progressives Congress (APC) are behind the move to impeach the premier. The elders’ concerns are contained …

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Fayose, NLC Boss: Ekiti Crisis is Being Exaggerated

Fayose, NLC Boss: Ekiti Crisis is Being Exaggerated The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose and the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, on Thursday stated that the crisis created by the impeachment plot against the governor was being blown beyond proportion by members of the opposition. …

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Ekiti Women Give APC 7 Days Ultimatum

Ekiti Women Give Fayose & Days Ultimatum Women in Ekiti state have issued a seven-day ultimatum to All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers to back down from the impeachment moves against the governor of the state, Ayodele Fayose, or they would invoke the gods against them. The women in Ikere-Ekiti on …

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Ekiti Group Happy With IG Being Fired

Ekiti Democratic Coalition, EDC, has hailed the removal of Suleiman Abba as Inspector-General of Police. The EDC accused Abba of collaborating with the All Progressives Congress, APC, to subvert the mandate Ekiti people freely gave to Governor Ayodele Fayose. EDC, in a statement signed by its Convener, Comrade Boladale Adeniyi, …

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Ekiti Residents Defend Governor Fayose (Details)

Ekiti Residents Defend Governor Fayose (Details) There was pandemonium in Ekiti State as some residents obeyed Governor Ayodele Fayose‘s call to rise up and protect him from the Ekiti Assembly’s attempts to impeach him. According to Punch, Fayose had announced during a statewide broadcast on Sunday that lawmakers were planning …

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School Resumption on Hold in Ekiti (Details)

School Resumption on Hold in Ekiti (Details) The alarm raised by Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, that the 19 All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers planned to invade the Assembly stalled the resumption of public and private institutions operating in the state yesterday. Fayose, had in a statewide broadcast on …

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Am Ready For Dialogue -Gov Fayose

Am Ready For Dialogue -Gov Fayose Signs that the political battle between Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State and the 19 lawmakers on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, would soon come to an end, came to the fore Saturday as the governor declared his readiness to dialogue …

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(PHOTOS): Governor Fayose Buying Bed At Roadside

(PHOTOS): Governor Fayose Buying Bed At Roadside Despite the pressure of impeachment on him, Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose seems to be unmindful of the threat. The governor who is loved by Ekiti people for him acts of socializing with common man, stopped at a roadside furniture maker’s shop yesterday. …

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IMPEACHMENT SAGA: Fayose Begs For Forgiveness.

IMPEACHMENT SAGA: Fayose Begs For Forgiveness. We don’t know exactly who Governor Ayo Fayose is directing his plea to, may be the APC lawmakers who are ever ready to impeach him, or his numerous enemies in the political world. But the Governor yesterday at a special prayer session organised for …

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MUST READ: Ekiti Chief Judge Receives Letter From Ekiti Group

MUST READ: Ekiti Chief Judge Receives Letter From Ekiti Group. The Ekiti Justice Group (EJG), an association of elite of Ekiti State origin comprising professionals and non-professionals alike who are apolitical, has written to the National Judicial Council (NJC) over the letter purportedly written by some All Progressives Congress (APC) …

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Afe Babalola Urges Ekiti Speaker To Embrace Peace.

Afe Babalola Urges Ekiti Speaker To Embrace Peace. Legal luminary, Aare Afe Babalola, has implored factional Speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Dr. Adewale Omirin, and his group to let peace reign in the state. The president of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti made the appeal in an April …

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Labour Unions Pray For Peace In Ekiti

Labour Unions Pray For Peace In Ekiti. Ekiti State has declared Friday as work-free day for workers in the State Civil Service to pray for peace in the state. The declaration was made by Organised labour unions comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress, Trade Union Congress and Joint Negotiating Council also …

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INEC Present Certificate To Elected Ekiti National Assembly Members

INEC Present Certificate To Elected Ekiti National Assembly Members The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday presented Certificate of Return to National Assembly members elected in the just-concluded polls in Ekiti and Ondo states. In Ekiti state, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Sam Olumekun, handed the certificates to the newly-elected …

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