Police Promote Ibrahim Magu And 17 Othersi

The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Friday announced the promotion of 18 senior officers. Amongst them was Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. He was promoted to the rank of a full commissioner from deputy commissioner. Mr Magu was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari in …

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EFCC Recovers 6 Houses Worth N1.7bn Linked To Fayose

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered four houses in Lagos and two in Abuja allegedly owned by Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose. The Lagos houses, worth N1billion, and the two Abuja houses, worth N700 million, were alleged to have been bought from proceeds of N4.685 billion public …

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Ekiti Guber: Aspirant Reveals Who Tinubu Will Support

Tinubu

An aspirant for the Ekiti governorship election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Ayo Arise, has revealed who Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the party will support to emerge APC flag bearer. Arise, who represented Ekiti North senatorial district in the 6th Assembly said Tinubu …

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Appeal court freezes Fayose’s accounts

The Court of Appeal sitting in Ado-Ekiti on Thursday upturned the judgment of the Federal High Court which unfrozen Governor Ayo Fayose’s two accounts at Zenith Bank. The three-man panel led by Justice Joseph Ikyegh allowed the appeal filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Fayose’s victory …

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Robbers Raid Ekiti Bank, Kill Policeman

Daredevil robbers, yesterday evening, attacked a first generation bank in Ifaki-Ekiti, Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State, killing a policeman, just as another police sergeant was killed in an invasion of a police station in Kutigi, Niger State. An eyewitness in the bank attack in Ekiti disclosed that the …

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Ekiti APC Primary: When Old Foes Spar

THIS is not the first time Engineer Segun Oni and Dr Kayode Fayemi would be sparring on the same turf. This time, though with a little difference, both are not operating from opposing camps. The governorship election in Ekiti State between the two, which promises to be another epic battle, …

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Ekiti 2018 Poll : Only 21 Political Parties are Qualified

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) on Thursday said 21 out of the 42 political parties existing in Ekiti State are qualified to participate in the July 14 governorship poll. The Resident Electoral Commissioner(REC) in Ekiti, Prof Abduganiy Raji, said though, INEC had received correspondences affirming existence of 42 parties in …

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Appeal Court Freezes Gov Fayose’s Accounts

The Appeal court sitting in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, on Thursday gave a nod to a continued investigation of Governor Ayo Fayose’s accounts by upholding the appeal filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against the earlier judgement of the Federal High Court, Ado Ekiti, which …

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Armed Robers Attacked Bank in Ekiti, Kill Police Officer

Armed robbers on Thursday attacked a commercial bank in Ifaki Ekiti in Ido Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti state. A police officer was killed during the robbery attack. The State Police Commissioner, Abdullahi Chafe confirmed the attack. He said efforts are on to track the perpetrators. The Ekiti robbery …

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We Want Free Primary —Adeyeye

Ekiti PDP

One of the aspirants for Ekiti election Prince Adeyeye said he believe that the meeting held by the national chairman of PDP, stakeholders of PDP and aspirants for the forthcoming election is to assure everyone in Ekiti that there will be free and fair primary. “We want it to be …

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I Won’t Undermine the Party — Fayose

“When I contested in 2014, I won in 158 wards. No matter how mad a dog is, anytime it sees its owner, it will wag its tail. I am the landlord to APC in Ekiti. I am their master and I will defeat them any time, any day. “Though I …

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No Imposition In Ekiti —Mark

Ekiti PDP

Senator Mark said the Ekiti primary will be used to convince Nigerians and the global community that internal democracy has improved in the PDP. Mark said: “Let me assure you that nobody will be allowed to unilaterally write the names of the delegates, you will go to the wards to …

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Irate Youths Chase Away Ekiti Monarch, Shutdown Palace

THERE was palpable tension in Agbado-Ekiti, Gbonyin Local Government of Ekiti State, yesterday, as irate youths kicked against the alleged imposition of a Regent. Eyewitness account revealed that the protest was spearheaded by the youths, who were joined by other indigenes, to protest the alleged imposition of Bolaji Okunbobade, who …

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APC Will Unseat PDP in Ekiti by 2018 – Segun Oni

A former governor of Ekiti State, Engineer Segun Oni, yesterday, said that All Progressives Congress (APC) has “tremendous’’ goodwill in Ekiti to win the July 14 governorship election in the state. He said this in Abuja while speaking with journalists at the APC National Headquarters after picking the Expression of …

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Ekiti APC Chairman Returns From Self Exile

CHAIRMAN of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti State, Chief Jide Awe, yesterday, lauded Governor Ayodele Fayose over the withdrawal of murder charges against him, saying this has made his stay in the ‘wilderness’ to be cut short. Awe, who resumed office after over three years in exile, also …

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Secondus, Mark Meet Fayose, Others Over Ekiti PDP Poll

Ekiti PDP

Stakeholders in the Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party have resolved to work together to ensure the victory of the party in the July 14 governorship election in the state . This came on the heels of assurances by the Prince Uche Secondus – led National Working Committee …

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Fayose Will Go to Jail After Tenure – Fayemi

Fayemi

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, yesterday vowed to jail Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose, if reelected. He spoke during the declaration of intent to contest for Ekiti State governorship seat on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Fayose, he stated, will be made to …

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Ekiti Gov Poll: No Imposition, Impunity, PDP Pledges

Ekiti PDP

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has pledged that there will be no imposition of candidate or impunity in its conduct of the Ekiti State governorship primary scheduled for May 8 . The National Organising Secretary of the party , Col . Austin Akobundu (retd . ), made …

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Fayose’s ex-Deputy Joins Ekiti Gov Race

A former deputy to Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State in his first term , Chief Abiodun Aluko , has formally joined the July 14 governorship race on the platform of the Mega Party of Nigeria . Aluko was joined by a mammoth crowd of the MPN supporters from his …

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Why Fayose Cannot Rule Nigeria – Kalu’s Ally, Iloh

Ndukwe Ikoh, a former guber candidate on the platform of the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA) in Abia, has stated that Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, cannot rule Nigeria because of his temperament. The associate of former governor of Abia, Orji Uzor Kalu, said this in response to Fayose’s warning that …

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Ekiti 2018 : Faparusi Advises APC

A member of the seventh House of Representatives , Bamidele Faparusi , has urged the All Progressives Congress to field a candidate , who has never occupied the governorship seat , for the July 14 governorship poll to avoid protest votes. Former governors of the state , Segun Oni and …

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Ekiti 2018 : PDP Accuses APC, INEC of Plans to Rig

Ekiti PDP

The PDP national chairman levied the allegation while receiving the German Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Bernhard Schlagheck, who paid him a courtesy call at the party’s national secretariat, Abuja. Secondus said: “The July Ekiti State governorship election will be the first test for this administration. We know that the APC …

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Ado Ekiti Monarch Denies Reports on Shrine Demolition

The Ewi of Ado-Ekiti and the Ewi-in-Council have denied reports that a shrine in front of the palace was destroyed. They said the reports that Governor Ayo Fayose demolished the Ewi’e shrine were “absolutely false”. A statement by the Secretary to the Ewi-in-Council and Odole of Ado-Ekiti, Chief E. B. …

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