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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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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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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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Make Ekiti your starting point, group tells Oshiomhole

A socio-political group within the APC yesterday said that the July 14 Ekiti State governorship election will be a litmus test for its new National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. The Director General of the Buhari/Osinbajo Continuity Group (BOCOG) Diran lyantan has therefore called on Oshiomhole and his team to work …

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You lied on Paris Club refund denial, Fayemi tells Fayose

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Kayode Fayemi Campaign Organisation has said there was no truth in the claims by Governor Ayodele Fayose that the Federal Government is deliberately delaying disbursement of Paris Club cash to the states of the federation to hurt Ekiti State’s bid to pay workers salary. Fayose had said that the alleged …

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MKO Abiola: Ekiti declares June 12 public holiday

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has declared Tuesday, June 12, work free day in honour of late M.K.O Abiola, winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election in the state. The governor disclosed this on his official Twitter page. Fayose said the declaration was to celebrate late Chief MKO …

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Fayemi, Fayose in fresh war of words over July 14 election

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has described former Governor Kayode Fayemi and a former governorship aspirant, Dayo Adeyeye, as politically spent forces who cannot contest and win any credible election in the state. Fayemi and Adeyeye had on Tuesday, at a reception for Fayemi by Prince Adedayo Adeyeye Movement (PAAM), …

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President to Fayemi: Get Ekiti back for APC

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President Muhammadu Buhari has urged former Minister of Mines and Steel Kayode Fayemi to get Ekiti State back for All Progressives Congress (APC). Buhari spoke yesterday at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where a valedictory session was held in Fayemi’s honour Fayemi resigned his …

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Ekiti 2018 – Jonathan Warns Buhari – SEE WHY

Former President of Nigeria, Dr Goodluck Jonathan , has warned President Muhammadu Buhari against deploying Federal might to subvert the will of the people in the July 14 governorship election in favour of his party, the All Progressives Congress(APC). Jonathan said the will of the people must be allowed to …

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Buhari Reconciles Aggrieved Ekiti Governorship Aspirants

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday night told leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti state to bury their hatctets and do everything possible to win Ekiti state governorship election come July 14. This is as the pioneer Chairman of the APC, Chief Bisi Akande has said that a minor …

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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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FG Is Spending Money That Belongs To Three Tiers Of Govt – Fayose

Speaking on Channels Television programme, Sunday Politics, the governor accused President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration of involving in ‘executive rascality’ noting that even the National Assembly cannot curb the excesses of the executives. “Every accrual in this country is supposed to go into a Federal account that is supposed to be …

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I Have Experience Far Above President Buhari – Fayose

Governor of Ekiti Ayodele Fayose has said that he is far more experience than the President of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari. Fayose in an interview with Osasu Igbinedion said “My presidential ambition is still alive, so much alive but one step at a time. I want to lead this country. …

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Our Youths Best in the World, Fayose Tells Buhari

Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, yesterday, described Nigerian youths as the best in the world, lamenting that the underprivileged among them have had to struggle hard to make it in an environment without viable and equal opportunities. This is just as the Okada riders association across the state endorsed the …

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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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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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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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2019: Fayose Slams Buhari Over Declaration

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration of reelection bid is an ambition that is dead on arrival. The governor stated that if Buhari is re-elected, he would kill the country. He called on Nigerians to show Buhari the exit door in 2019 by voting him …

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APC: Oyegun Surrenders

Opponents of tenure elongation have carried the day in the All Progressives Congress (APC). Its National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, last night bowed to pressure from governors and party leaders to forego tenure extension. He has summoned an emergency meeting of the National Working Committee (NWC) for 8am today to …

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Planned Visit: Don’t Vome to Ekiti, Fayose Warns Kalu

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has urged former Abia State governor, Orji Kalu, to take his advocacy for peace visit to other states where lives and properties are under threat. The APC chieftain, who has, since he left office, been having a perennial battle with the Economic and Financial …

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