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Ekiti 2018 : We’ll reclaim our mandate – Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Peter Ayodele Fayose, yesterday, assured members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state that the mandate given to his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola Eleka will be reclaimed through the Tribunal. Fayose, who accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, of stealing the people’s mandate from …

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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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Ekiti 2018 – REC Appoints Tu Face as Campaign Peace Ambassador

The Ekiti State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Prof. Abdul Ganiyu Raji, has warned youths in the state against violence and vote buying during the forthcoming election. Raji spoke on Tuesday at a Voter Education Retreat where music superstar, Innocent Idibia, a.k.a. 2Face was commissioned as ‘Campaign Peace Ambassador’. The parley …

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Ekiti 2018 : APC to Hold Fresh Primary Election on Friday

The National Working Committee NWC of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has cancelled the results of last Saturday’s botched gubernatorial primary election in Ekiti state, and has consequently fixed this Friday for the conduct of fresh primaries. The NWC which took the decision after a marathon session between Monday …

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Senator Abiodun Olujimi Stepped Down for Adeyeye

The Senator representing Ekiti south constituency, Abiodun Olujimi has reportedly stepped down for Prince Dayo Adeyeye for Ekiti state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries. Sen Abiodun Olujimi Reports have it that she urged her supporters to cast their votes for Adeyeye, noting that she sacrificed her ambition for peace, progress, …

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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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We Regret Interrupting Primary Elections – Ekiti APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Monday expressed regrets over the issues that truncated the Ekiti governorship primaries of the Party during the weekend. It was recalls that last Saturday’s APC governorship primaries was disrupted by thugs allegedly loyal to one of the aspirants. Speaking to journalists in Abuja on the disrupted …

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Ekiti 2018 Poll : Only 21 Political Parties are Qualified

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) on Thursday said 21 out of the 42 political parties existing in Ekiti State are qualified to participate in the July 14 governorship poll. The Resident Electoral Commissioner(REC) in Ekiti, Prof Abduganiy Raji, said though, INEC had received correspondences affirming existence of 42 parties in …

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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 2018 : Ekiti Will Regain Lost Glory – MOB

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Michael Opeyemi Bamidele became a household name in Nigeria as the National President of the National Association of Nigeria (NANS). Having placed his hand on the political plough, he has not looked back. He has served as Senior Special Assistant to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National Publicity Secretary of the Alliance …

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Ekiti 2018 : Ojudu Formally Joins Ekiti Governorship Race

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu has likened his governorship aspiration in Ekiti State to continuation of his community service and commitment to humanity. Ojudu, who will formally declare his aspiration on Friday, in his home town Ado-Ekiti, said the motivation for his …

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Ekiti 2018 : Fayose Visits INEC Office

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State on Wednesday held a close-door meeting with the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, together with the national commissioners on this year’s governorship poll in his State and the 2019 general elections. Governor Fayose, who fielded questions from journalists …

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Ekiti 2018 : My Deputy is the Next Governor – Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose yesterday said aggrieved Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirants in Ekiti State were free to leave the party and join the ‘camp of the enemy’ if they were not pleased with the choice of his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, as the preferred candidate. The aggrieved aspirants include …

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Ekiti 2018 : OMM Holds Solidarity Rally for Prof. Kolapo Olusola

The Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, on Monday rallied support for his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, as the countdown to the July 14 governorship election in the state gathers momentum. A socio-politIcal group, the Osokomole Mass Movement (OMM), which is a grassroots organisation mobilising support for the governor, organised …

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Ekiti 2018 : APC Chairman Speaks on Choice of Candidate

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National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, John Odigie-Oyegun, says the party has not endorsed any candidate for the July governorship election in Ekiti state. Oyegun said this in a statement signed by his political aide, Soni Idahagbon. He dismissed speculations that a recent visit to President Buhari by Minister …

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Ekiti 2018 : Adeyeye Accused Ekiti Govt of Stopping Media Coverage of Declaration

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, has accused the state government of ordering some television stations not to cover his public declaration scheduled for today (Wednesday). The affected stations which are on government retainer-ship include Africa Independent Television (AIT), Channels Television, Silverbird Television (STV), …

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Ekiti 2018 : Fayose Looking For Successor He Can Manipulate – Adeyeye

Prince Dayo  Adeyeye, former Minister  of State for Works, is a chieftain  of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State. In this Interview with select  journalists, Adeyeye, the immediate past National Publicity Secretary of the party, spoke about his governorship ambition and challenges before the party. YAQOUB POPOOLA brings the excerpts. …

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Ekiti 2018: We are ready for Fayemi, APC – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has said he and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are ready for the Minister of Solid Minerals, Dr Kayode Fayemi and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election in the state. Recall that Fayemi’s posters had flooded Ekiti …

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