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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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New Chief Imam Set For Ibadan

New Chief Imam Set For Ibadan. A few days after late Sheikh Busari Haruna III was laid to rest, another chief Imam for the Ibadan Muslim Community has been named. He is Shelkh AbdulGaniyy Abubakar. Until his appointment, Sheikh Abubakar was the most senior Alfa (Alfa Agba of Ibadan-land). Abubakar, …

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Buhari Didn’t Snub NSCDC Boss : See What Happen

Buhari Didn’t Snub NSCDC Boss : See What Happen. Nigeria’s President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed as fictional and uncharitable report by an online medium that had walked some government officials out of his residence in Daura, Katsina State. A statement issued by the Director of Media and Publicity of …

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Stephen Keshi To Renew Contract on Friday (Details)

Stephen Keshi To Renew Contract on Friday (Details). Stephen Keshi, the out of job Super Eagles Head Coach, is expected to sign a two-year contract extension with the Nigeria Football Association (NFA) on April 17. The contract when signed, will see Keshi return as Super Eagles handler after his initial …

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Jega urged to sack Taraba Returning Officer

The Senator representing Taraba South at the National Assembly Senator Emmanuel Bwacha call on the national chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Atahiru Jega to sack the Taraba state Governorship Election Returning Officer and bring another run the run off in the state. He said the returning …

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APC Reacts To Ekiti Judgement

APC Reacts To Ekiti Judgement. The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has reacted to the Supreme Court Judgment affirming the victory of Mr. Ayo Fayose in June 21, 2014 governorship election, saying the verdict left moral questions unanswered. The Publicity Secretary, Taiwo Olatubosun, in a statement, said even though …

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Ekiti People Begs Buhari Over Security

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Ekiti People Begs Buhari Over Security. Residents of Ekiti have urged the President-elect, retired Gen. General Muhammadu Buhari, to make security his major priority The residents stated this in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday. Mr Sunday Daramola said that the president-elect should ensure the rescue of the Chibok, Borno, school girls, who …

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MUST READ: Governor Fayose Begs APC Lawmakers

MUST READ: Governor Fayose Begs APC Lawmakers. The governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose has welcomed Tuesday’s Supreme Court verdict upholding his election, using the occasion to appeal to opponents bent on removing him to “sheath swords”. The Supreme Court dismissed a suit by the All Progressives Congress, challenging Mr. …

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