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Fayemi Begs Ekiti People for Forgiveness

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Dr. John Kayode Fayemi, winner of the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti state has apologised to the people for all the errors of omission or commission he made during his first term as governor, between 2010 and 2014. He made the plea in his speech after …

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Ekiti APC primary: Segun Oni Speaks on Defeat to Fayemi

Former Ekiti Governor, Segun Oni, has congratulated Minister of Solid Minerals, Kayode Fayemi, on his victory in Saturday’s All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary. Fayemi polled 941 votes to beat Oni, who polled 481 votes . Kayode Ojo scored 245 votes; Femi Bamisile, 171 votes; Oluyede Oluwole 110 votes. Oni …

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Fayemi Beats Oni, Emerges Ekiti APC Gov Candidate

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A former Governor of Ekiti State , Dr Kayode Fayemi, has won the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress in the state He polled 941 to defeat other aspirants including a former governor of the state , Segun Oni , in the primary conducted under a tight security . …

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Ekiti 2018: Ajayi Denies Withdrawing for Fayemi

An All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Mr. Debo Ranti Ajayi, has denied stepping down for former governor and fellow aspirant, Dr. Kayode Fayemi. Ajayi described the insinuations in some quarters that he was working for Fayemi as “grossly unfair, incongruous and libelous falsehood and fabrication of …

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Ekiti 2018: I Will Not Defect to SDP Even If — Oni

Engr. Segun Oni has dismissed claims that he would defect to the Social Democratic Party, SDP if he loses out in the forthcoming party primary. In an interview with Vanguard, Oni the penultimate governor of the state said:“That is not true. That is the story they have been carrying about. …

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Ojudu Withdraws from Ekiti Governorship Race

The Special Adviser on Politics to President Muhammadu Buhari , Senator Babafemi Ojudu , has withdrawn from the Ekiti governorship race . He announced his withdrawal at a press briefing in Ado Ekiti on Thursday . Ojudu said he withdrew from the race in the interest of the party due …

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Ekiti Guber: Tinubu Reveals Details of Meeting with APC Aspirants

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Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has revealed what leaders of the party discussed with Ekiti governorship aspirants in Abuja. Tinubu said the governorship aspirants demanded for direct primaries for the conduct of the rescheduled primaries, as provided for in Article 20 of the party’s constitution. …

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Ekiti APC: Party Elders Propose Direct Primary

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Southwest yesterday intervened in the controversial shadow election to pick the party’s candidate for the July 14 Ekiti State governorship election. Last Saturday’s election was disrupted. After reviewing the report of the Electoral Committee led by Nasarawa State Governor Tanko Al-Makura, …

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Fayemi Faults Jide Awe’s Removal as Ekiti APC Chair

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Minister of Mines and Steel Development and Governorship Aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, has described the purported removal of the Ekiti State Chairman of the party, Chief Jide Awe, by a section of the party, as anti democratic and flagrant violation of the rule of …

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Ekiti APC Aspirants, NWC Disagree Over Shadow Poll

Unless either of the parties backs down, a showdown is imminent between the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and 27 governorship aspirants in Ekiti State. The aspirants are demanding the sacking of the Tanko Al-Makura-led primary election panel, claiming that it was “compromised”. They are …

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Ekiti 2018 : Fayemi Threatened to Sue APC

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The Kayode Fayemi Campaign Organisation, has threatened to sue the All Progressives Congress if the results of the inconclusive Ekiti governorship primary is outrightly annulled by party top hierarchy. The campaign outfit is that of the Minister of Mines and Steel Development and APC governorship aspirant in the state, Dr …

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Ekiti 2018: Ojudu Condemns Disruption of APC Primaries, blames Fayemi

Ekiti Rebirth Organization (ERO), the campaign outfit of All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, has condemned the disruption of Saturday’s APC governorship primaries by thugs allegedly loyal to one of the aspirants. Spokesman of Ojudu’s campaign, Gboyega Adeoye described the invasion of thugs as the highest level …

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Fayose Reacts to APC’s Inconclusive Primaries in Ekiti

Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has mocked the disruption of Saturday’s All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primaries by thugs allegedly loyal to one of the aspirants. The voting exercise in the governorship primaries of the APC in Ekiti was disrupted on Saturday by some protesters at the Oluyemi Kayode …

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Ekiti APC suspends governorship primary indefinitely

The All Progressives Congress has suspended its governorship primary , following an outbreak of violence. This was made known via a Facebook post by the Special Assistnat Public Communications & New Media at Ekiti State Government of Nigeria , Mr . Lere Olayinka. Our correspondent had reported earlier that some …

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APC No Match For PDP in Ekiti, 2019 Elections – Fayose

The Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) is no match for his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the coming Ekiti state governorship poll and the 2019 general elections in the country. He stated this on Saturday in Osogbo, Osun State during the …

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Ekiti: Why APC upturned my disqualification — Muyiwa Coker

An APC governorship aspirant for Ekiti State, Mr Muyiwa Coker, has declared that the screening committee of the party made a mistake in disqualifying him from participating in Saturday’s governorship primary of the party. He expressed displeasure at how he was wrongly disqualified despite giving the party the best support …

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Ekiti : APC Aspirant Accuses Fayose of Cash Influx

An aspirant on the platform of the APC, Dr Bayo Orire, has accused Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State of pumping huge sums of money to prosecute the 2014 election that produced him. Fayose had decried alleged heavy influx of money into Ekiti by top APC aspirants, wondering why some …

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Ekiti Guber: Al-Makura to Oversee APC Primary Election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday appointed the Governor of Nasarawa State, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura as chairman of the Party’s five-member primary election committee for the 2018 Ekiti governorship election. The APC National Organising Secretary, Sen. Osita Izunaso on behalf of the Party’s National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun also …

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Ekiti 2018: Aluko, Oluloye Flay De-marketing Campaign

A day after Mr. Opeyemi Bamidele denied quitting the race for the APC ticket, two other aspirants in the same party, Senator Gbenga Aluko and Dr. Oluwole Oluleye, have also denied strong rumours to that effect concerning them. Aluko described the information being circulated on the social media that he …

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Ekiti 2019: Can Tinubu, Leaders, Save APC?

Nearly four years after Dr. Kayode Fayemi was defeated in the 2014 governorship election he is back on the turf and has become the aspirant to beat in the APC governorship primaries due this weekend. He entered into the last election with a divided house after a significant proportion of …

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May Day: Oni Laments Salary Arrears Owed Ekiti Workers

A leading governorship aspirant in the May 5 primary of the All Progressives Congress,APC, in Ekiti State, Chief Olusegun Oni, has said that he is not happy about the huge arrears of salaries, gratuities and pensions being piled up monthly in the state. Oni, in a statement on Sunday signed …

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Ekiti APC Primary: Oni Asks Delegates to Shun Money Bags

As the All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Ekiti State prepares for next Saturday’s primary for its governorship election, a former governor, Chief Olusegun Oni, yesterday, appealed to delegates to shun monetary inducement but rather cast their votes according to their personal conviction. Oni, who is the immediate past Deputy National …

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APC Group Threatens to Sue Fayemi Over Primary

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A group within the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State , the Concerned APC Patriots , has threatened to challenge the eligibility of former governor Kayode Fayemi in court , if cleared for the May 5 governorship primary . The group cited the state government’ s White Paper indicting Fayemi …

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Ekiti Election: APC Inaugurates Screening, Appeal Committees

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has inaugurated its screening and appeal committees for the upcoming Ekiti governorship election. Former Bayelsa State governor, Timipre Silva, is the chairman of the screening committee, while the appeal committee is chaired by Abuzarri Ribadu. The National Organising Secretary of the party, Ositta Izunaso, on …

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Ekiti 2018: Buhari Grants Fayemi Leave For Guber Race

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a leave of absence requested by Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi. The leave granted was to allow him, former governor of Ekiti State, to seek the nomination of his party, the All Progressives Congress ( APC ) to stand as a …

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Group Backs Bamidele’s Ekiti Gov Ambition

A group , Ekiti Professionals in Politics , has endorsed the aspiration of Opeyemi Bamidele to fly the flag of the All Progressives Congress in the July 14 governorship election. The group in a statement on Sunday called on the party delegates to give the former Lagos State Commissioner for …

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Ekiti Guber: Aspirant Reveals Who Tinubu Will Support

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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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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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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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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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