Apostle Sulaiman Under Attack …Over Failed Prophesy On Ekiti Election

With the turn of events during the Ekiti governorship election, where the All Progressives’ Congress (APC) standard bearer, Dr. Kayode Fayemi trounced PDP’s candidate, Prof. Olusola Eleka, garnering 197,459 votes as against Olusola’s 178,114 to emerge as governor-elect, Sulaiman attempted to rationalise his blunder in a Twitter message/video he posted …

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Fayemi to Fayose: Be ready to account for Ekiti funds

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Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said his decision to probe how the state’s finances were managed when he takes office on October 16 is not a vendetta mission. Fayemi said there is need to know why the state government still owes several arrears of workers’ salaries and pensioners’ …

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How we got 125 votes after spending N50 million in Ekiti

A gubernatorial aspirant under the platform of Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP), Mr. Olalekan Dotun Ayorinde has narrated how his party, ANRP, got a total number of 125 votes after spending the sum of N50 million for the just concluded Ekiti state gubernatorial election. The United States of America-based Bio-Pharmacist …

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Ekiti: Police intimidation worrisome – Fayose cries out

Gov. Ayo Fayose has again raised the alarm that police intimidation of himself, his family, and Ekiti workers has continued unabated days after the Saturday, July 14th governorship election. According to a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Idowu Adelusi, the Governor said that the police had kept …

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Ekiti Assembly rejects election results, adjourns till October

Members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly have condemned and rejected the result of last Saturday governorship election as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The assembly also adjourned sitting till October 8 , 2018 , due to alleged harassment of members by security agents. The adjournment followed …

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Why PDP’s loss in Ekiti is bad news for the APC and Nigeria

WITH the declaration that Kayode Fayemi has won the gubernatorial election in Ekiti, APC spin-doctors went into overdrive. Lai Mohammed, well-loved by all and sundry for his vacuous bombasts, came out shouting on the rooftops that the Ekiti election is a referendum on the Buhari administration. However, the honourable minister …

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Ekiti election result should be nullified if… —Udeogaranya

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A chieftain and presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Charles Udeogaranya has asked the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, to nullify the just conducted Ekiti gubernatorial election where Dr Kayode Fayemi emerged winner. According to him, “I am appalled that with thousands of law- upholding agencies of government, ranging …

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Observer groups reject Ekiti election results

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A coalition of observer groups and civil society organisations have rejected the outcome of Saturday’ s Ekiti State governorship election . In a statement by spokespersons Comrade Haruna Farouk and Nze Adachi Okoro, they said the exercise did not reflect their findings , promising a full disclosure tomorrow. “ Other …

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BREAKING: Fayemi wins Ekiti gubernatorial election

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With victory in 12 out of the 16 local government areas of Ekiti State, the candidate of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) Kayode Fayemi, has effectively won the Ekiti governorship election. His closest challenger is the Peoples Democratic Party’s Kolapo Olushola who won in four local governments. Mr Olusola …

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Ekiti TV, radio shut after Fayose announced poll results

The Nigeria Broadcasting Commission has shut the Ekiti State Broadcasting Corporation because Governor Ayodele Fayose went on air to declare the PDP candidate as the winner of the governorship election that was held in the state on Saturday. The INEC was still collating results of the election , awaiting electronic …

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Ekiti election : How APC, PDP stand in 16 LGAs

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ALTHOUGH today’s governorship election will be contested by 35 political parties, the ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and main opposition, All Progressives Congress, APC, are obviously the front runners. This is despite the presence of influential candidates such as Bisi Omoyeni of Mega Party of Nigeria, MPN, Sikiru Lawal of …

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Arewa youths talk tough on Ekiti guber poll

In a release issued by Yerima shettima, National chairman of the group, he said”We have been following with keen interest the brazen abuse of democratic ethics and principles in Ekiti State, through the use force against Governor Ayodele Fayose and we wish to declare that: “It is a smear on …

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EKITI: PDP takes protest to NASS, INEC

DISTURBED by the rumpus in Ekiti State with the police tear-gassing Governor Ayodele Fayose and supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP during a victory march at the Government House Pavilion, on Wednesday, leaders and members of the party, yesterday marched to the National Assembly and Independent National Electoral Commission, …

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Ekiti: Why Policemen tear-gassed Fayose, PDP supporters

The campaign for Saturday’s governorship elections in Ekiti State took a dramatic turn yesterday as security operatives who blocked the entrance to Government House, Ado-Ekiti, also fired tear-gas at the governor and his supporters. But the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Habila Joshak, in a swift reaction, told newsmen that …

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Ekiti: PDP to embark on peaceful protest nationwide today

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has directed its state executive committee members, leaders and stakeholders to march peacefully along the streets in protest to the police commands in all states of the federation. The peaceful protest according to the party is to make clear its misgivings …

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Ekiti 2018: Why I want to rule Ekiti again – Fayemi

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Dr Kayode Fayemi, All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Saturday election in Ekiti, on Tuesday said he wanted to rule the state again to reduce poverty among the people. He stated this at APC’s final rally ahead of the election at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday. …

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Ekiti incident appalling – Atiku

A former Vice President of Nigeria , Atiku Abubakar , says he is appalled at the images coming out of Ekiti State in the last few hours . Atiku said in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday that behaviours such as experienced in Ekiti were an uncivil assault on democracy …

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Ekiti APC rally, a charade – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described Tuesday’s rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti as a charade and a mockery of its governorship candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi. The party accused the APC of renting a crowd from neighbouring states to attend the rally, stating that come July …

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Ekiti youth leader seeks support for Eleka

Founder, Ekiti Youth Movement, Lanre Ajegbomogun has urged the people of the state to vote for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the July 14 governorship poll, Professor Olushola Ojo-Eleka due to his impeccable credentials and to enable him build on the achievements of his boss, Governor Ayodele Fayose. …

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Ekiti: Police storm printing press, arrest two

The police in Lagos have invaded a printing press, O’Naphtali Limited, where alleged fake electoral materials were being printed ahead of the July 14 governorship elections in Ekiti State. Located at 13A and 13B Oguntano Street, Gbagada, the press was alleged to be owned by one Eniola Fayose, a native …

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APC solution to 4 years of frustration in Ekiti – Tinubu

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National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has appealed to the people of Ekiti to vote for the party in Saturday’s governorship election. According to him, the APC is the solution to four years of frustration, disappointment and poverty that has enveloped the state since …

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Ekiti 2018: Uproar As Party Supporters Disrupt INEC Stakeholders’ Meeting

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Governorship candidates, party leaders, traditional rulers and other dignitaries left the venue amidst a charged atmosphere as party faithful, mainly People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) members shouted at one another. A stakeholders’ meeting convened by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead of the governorship election …

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Keep military away, Ekiti elders tell Buhari

The Igbimo Ure Ekiti , a consultative body of eminent elders and leaders of Ekiti State from within and outside Nigeria , have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to keep the military away from the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State . This was just as the elders condemned …

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Southwest PDP wants Ondo Govt. out of Ekiti polls

THE South West Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP weekend decried what it termed as the interloping activities of the Ondo State government in the Ekiti elections and its determination to prosecute criminal actions towards rigging the election. It also asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to “succumb to the …

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Ekiti Teachers deny working for Fayemi

Teachers in Ekiti State, under the auspices of Academic Staff Union of Secondary schools, ASUS, Ekiti State chapter has denied what it yesterday described as the ‘sinister’ report that the teachers in the state were sympathetic to the candidate of the All Progressives Congress(APC), Dr. Kayode Fayemi. This is just …

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