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How To participate in the 2015 Presidential Debate

The Nigeria Election Debate group has earlier this week release its time table for the presidential candidates debates. “The Nigeria Elections Debate Group on Monday in Abuja said the 2015 presidential debates would hold between January 28 and February 5. The Chairman of the Board of Trustees of NEDG, Mr …

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Jonathan Wants Elections Postponed for 6 Months

Plans by President Goodluck Jonathan and his team to scuttle the general elections scheduled for February have come to light, with National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki openly calling for postponement of the elections. Sambo spoke at a Chattam House lecture in London, offering the excuse that the Independent National Electoral …

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We are ready to protect Buhari in Ekiti -Police

The Ekiti State Police Command has said it is ready to ensure security of lives and property during the campaign rally of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.). The assurance followed an allegation by the opposition party that Governor Ayodele Fayose had hired …

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(Photos) Ali Baba Blast Gov. Fayose

Comedian Alibaba has taken to social media to blast the controversial PDP Ad by Ekiti State Governor, Fayose.According to him,people who surround Jonathan puts him in a mess. “The sad part is, they will do things that will put GEJ in bad light, and begin to call people who raise …

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Gunmen Attack Ekiti APC Lawmaker’s House

A member of House of Representatives, Hon Ife Arowosoge yesterday narrowly escaped being killed by a 6-man gang, who invaded his Ado Ekiti and traumatized his wife, Dr (Mrs) Oluwayemi Arowosoge and other occupants. Arowosoge, took journalists round the house at Ajowa Area of Dallimore yesterday and accused the opposition …

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Ekiti Speaker Escapes Assassination Attempt

The Speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Dr. Adewale Omirin narrowly escaped assassination in Ado-Ekiti on Monday night. According to reports reaching DAILY POST, there was a distress call in the neighbourhood where Omirin was visiting that some suspected thugs were laying siege to storm the house in a …

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Omirin asked me for Xmas gift —Fayose

The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayo Fayose yesterday said that the factional Speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Hon. Adewale Omirin recently called him on phone asking for Christmas gifts for himself and other All Progressives Congress, APC,members currently shut out of the Assembly by minority Peoples Democratic …

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2015: APC won’t get any seat, Ekiti PDP boasts

The Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State has expressed confidence that it would win all seats in the forthcoming National and State Assembly election as well as record overwhelming victory for President Goodluck Jonathan in the state. The party also passed a vote of confidence on Governor Ayo Fayose, saying …

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Ekiti : The State With Two House of Assembly

Ever heard of a state with two functional Houses of Assembly? Well, the crisis rocking the Ekiti State Assembly has now deepened to such a point where two houses now legislate for the state. The unusual development has two precedents: that of Rivers State’s failed coup against its Speaker by …

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Don’t Drag Us Into Politics, Ekiti NUT Warns Politicians

Public primary and secondary school teachers in Ekiti State have cautioned politicians in the state against dragging them into politics. Acting under the auspices of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), they said the body voted against Dr Kayode Fayemi in the June 21, 2014 governorship election for allegedly introducing anti-teachers …

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Fayose Promise Not To Probe Fayemi

Meantime, Governor Fayose has said that the call by some people to probe the former administration will not be heeded. According to him; “I am not going to run after anybody, the energy I will use in doing that will be used to do better things. I am taking the …

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No regrets voting against Fayemi – NUT

The Nigeria Union of Teachers in Ekiti State yesterday said teachers have no regrets voting massively against former governor Kayode Fayemi in the June 21, 2014 governorship election. The union said teachers had every reason to vote against the former governor for allegedly introducing anti-teacher policies during his four-year tenure. …

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Ekiti PDP Lawmakers Pass N80.94bn 2015 Budget

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus of the Ekiti State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed N80.94 billion budget for the 2015 fiscal year into law. The Speaker of the assembly, Hon Dele Olugbemi,who briefed journalists after the sitting, said the state Governor, Ayodele Fayose, proposed N80.77billion to the assembly, …

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Elders Condemn Attacks On Buhari

The Elders Forum of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has deplored attacks on the party’s presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, by the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). It warned the party to face issues instead of attacking personalities. The body said the morbid fear for …

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Fayose, Fayemi Trade accusations over state Money

The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi and the governor elect, Mr Ayodele Fayose has recently engaged in exchange of harsh words leading to various accusations over management of funds in the state. Ex-governor Fayemi has been described as a “shameless liar,” saying his admittance that Governor …

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My Criticism of OBJ is Not Personal -Fayose

Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayo Fayose, has said he has nothing personal against former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, and pointed out that his recent comments against him was meant to save the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Governor Fayose gave the explanation in Ado-Ekiti,while featuring on a live monthly radio and …

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28 Facts About Ekiti State -Dr. Kayode Fayemi

The immediate past governor of Ekiti State Dr. John Kayode Fayemi (JKF) was today interviewed on a live broadcast program at Adaba Fm in ondo state, where he explained how he run his administration. Below are the facts about Ekiti State as explained by him. 1. Deduction per month on …

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Ekiti people are not beggars,Opposition tells Fayose

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has berated Governor Ayodele Fayose for not fulfilling his electoral promises to the people, saying his “stomach infrastructure” slogan is meant to treat the electorate like beggars. The “stomach infrastructure” mantra has sparked a volley of verbal tirades between the opposition and …

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You Are Corrupt, Ekiti PDP Tells Speaker

The Ekiti state chapter of the People’s Democratic party has carpeted the former speaker of the Ekiti state house of Assembly, Dr Adewale Omirin on his admittance of collecting money from the state Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose. The party challenged him to explained the purpose of the money he confessed …

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Ekiti Lawmakers to have Sittings at EKSU

The Ekiti state house of assembly speaker Hon Adewale Omirin of the All Progressive Congress (APC) said yesterday together with 18 All progressive Congress Lawmakers that they will henceforth hold their sitting at the Ekiti State University (EKSU) due to insecurity in the State presently. The insecurity was due to …

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APC Lawmakers Suspend PDP Lawmakers in Ekiti

The 19 All Progressives Congress lawmakers of the Ekiti State House of Assembly on Friday made a surprise re-entry into the state and suspended the leader of the seven Peoples Democratic Party lawmakers, Dele Olugbemi and others. The lawmakers, who are members of the PDP, are Samuel Ajibola, Israel Olowo, …

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2015: Fayemi Commends Buhari For Choosing Osibanjo

Governor of Ekiti State and Chairman of the National Convention Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, has hailed the choice of legal luminary, Prof Yemi Osinbajo as the running mate to General Muhammadu Buhari, 2015 presidential election. Fayemi, whose committee conducted the APC convention and presidential …

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Fayose Urged APC Lawmakers To Return To the State

Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has counselled the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state to bring back the party’s runaway lawmakers to the state. Fayose said in a statement made available to newsmen in Ado Ekiti, on Monday, that “no individual, group or political party can hold the …

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Ekiti PDP raises the alarm over planned attack

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has raised the alarm, claiming that the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) was planning to cause trouble in the state, during the Yuletide. A statement by the secretary of the party in the state, Dr Tope Aluko, made available to newsmen in …

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