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Ekiti in diaspora beg Oni to withdraw suit against Fayemi

A group, Ekiti Coalition for Change in the diaspora has appealed to former Governor Segun Oni to discontinue the suit filed by former Governor Segun Oni against the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress(APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi over his eligibility to partake in the May 12 primary of the party. …

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Why and how we caged Fayose – Adeyeye

Prince Dayo Adeyeye, until last December was the spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP on whose platform he made a failed attempt to be the party’s candidate in the recent governorship election in Ekiti State. Following his failed bid he defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC and was …

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Arise unfolds senatorial ambition in Ekiti North

An All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Ekiti State, Senator Ayo Arise, has unfolded his senatorial ambition in Ekiti North District. Arise represented Ekiti North in the sixth Senate between 2007 and 2011 where he served as the Chaiman of Committee on Privatisation. The politician inaugurated his ward and local …

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Why Saraki Is Afraid Of Reconvening – APC

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the Senate President Bukola Saraki has refused to reconvene National Assembly because he is afraid of impeachment. The APC Acting National Publicity Secretary, Mr Yekini Nabena, in a phone interview with Daily Trust yesterday, said the Senator knew that the party had …

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Ekiti governorship poll faulty, A-Ibom gov insists

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has again faulted the recent governorship election in Ekiti State won by the candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Kayode Fayemi. He recalled that even international observers faulted the outcome of the election and therefore, advised the electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral …

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‘Fayose impacted negatively on Ekiti’

All Progressive Congress (APC) chieftain Femi Odere, in this interview with EMMANUEL OLADESU and MUSA ODOshIMOKHE, explains the challenges before Ekiti State Governor-elect Kayode Fayemi and why voters in the Fountain of Knowledge need re-orientation. What is your assessment of the Ekiti State governorship election? It was a referendum on …

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Fayose, Fani-Kayode React As Tambuwal Dumps APC For PDP

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose and Former Aviation Minister, Femi fani Kayode have reacted to the defection of Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State from APC to PDP. Fayose, writing on his verified Twitter page today, said more defections are on the way. He wrote; My friend and brother, Governor …

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2019: Ekiti N-Power beneficiaries declare for Buhari

Over 11,000 beneficiaries of the Federal Government intervention programme, N-Power, have declared support for the second term bid of President Muhammadu Buhari. They made the declaration in Ado Ekiti when letters of enlistment were presented to another 8,000 beneficiaries in the second phase of the intervention scheme in the state. …

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PDP To Oshiomhole: Stop Acting Like An Attack Dog

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned the factional National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, to stop behaving like an attack dog. PDP notes with utter dismay that Oshiomhole, since assuming office as chairman of the factional APC, had abandoned the path of wisdom expected …

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Why Tambuwal Will Dump APC – Amaechi

ROTIMI Amaechi, Transportation Minister, has revealed why Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, will dump the All Progressive Congress, (APC). Mr Amaechi and the governor where among bigwigs of the then ruling party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who left to the APC prior to 2015 general election. Tambuwal who was then …

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APC’s Victory and the Political Nicety of Dr. Orji Kalu

The contentious election which became the center-point of the nation’s political discuss was held on July 14th and it was a straight contest between the APC candidate former minister for Solid Minerals Dr. kayode Fayemi and the PDP’s out-going Deputy Governor of the State cum Academician Dr. Olushola Eleka. The …

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Ekiti made right choice in Fayemi, says Rep

A member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Stephen Olemija, has said the people of Ekiti State made the right choice in electing Dr. Kayode Fayemi as the governor-elect. Olemija, who is a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Campaign Council for the Ekiti governorship election, said the …

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Fayemi: Ekiti situation has worsened in four years

The governor-elect sought the cooperation of residents to get the state out of the woods. Fayemi advised the outgoing Ayo Fayose administration to use 80 per cent of allocations expected from the Federation Account to pay the backlog of salary owed workers before the October 16 handover. The governor-elect spoke …

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Ripple effect: How Ekiti poll is stirring storm in Rivers

The outcome of the Ekiti governorship election has kindled passion in Rivers State with both sides of the political divide drawing permutations on the consequences of the election on the aspiration of the various political tendencies in the state. WHICHEVER way the pendulum had swung, the outcome of the just …

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Ekiti Gov Election

Ekiti PDP

Ekiti State governorship election has come and gone but is it indeed a new dawn for the Ekiti people ? The pattern of voting showed the people are grossly dissatisfied with the system of governance of the incumbent , Governor Ayo Fayose . A continuity of such poverty – ridden …

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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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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

Ekiti PDP

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

Ekiti PDP

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 election : How APC, PDP stand in 16 LGAs

Ekiti PDP

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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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 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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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

Ekiti PDP

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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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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‘Why Fayose is afraid PDP will lose to APC in Ekiti’

The National chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC ), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has faulted claim by Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State that the APC has perfected the strategy to rig Saturday’ s governorship poll . Speaking to reporters at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja …

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Why I will not welcome Buhari to Ekiti, by Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has disclosed that he will not welcome President Muhammadu Buhari and his entourage to Ekiti on June 10 , as requested in a letter to him . He explained that the Federal Government under Buhari did not deem it fit to construct even a …

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