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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 : APC Chairman Speaks on Choice of Candidate

APC Chairman

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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How Ekiti Lawyers React to Fayose’s Report on Fayemi


Legal practitioners in Ekiti State have condemned the action of Ayo Fayose, Ekiti State governor, for barring Dr. Kayode Fayemi, his predecessor in office, from holding public office for 10 years through a White Paper. The lawyers, who commented on the matter at different fora, said the Governor had become …

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Ekiti 2018 : Ado Ekiti Indigenes Endorses Ojudu

The aspiration of Senator Babafemi Ojudu, to fly the flag of the All Progressives Congress, APC, received a boost recently as indigenes of Ado Ekiti, his home town, trooped out to endorse to his bid to govern the state in 2018. The event which started as a meeting with family …

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Fayose Cannot Be a Free Man After his Tenure – Fayemi


Kayode Fayemi, minister of mines and steel development, says Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, cannot be a free man after losing immunity. Fayemi said this after hosting Ekiti state leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at Isan-Ekiti, Ekiti state on Thursday. He said Fayose, who took over from …

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APC Withdraws from Ekiti Local Govt Election

The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has said it will not participate in this Saturday’s local government election across the state. The party’s Publicity Secretary, Taiwo Olatunbosun, said on Thursday that his party was boycotting the election because it had been compromised from the beginning. “The compromised State Independent …

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Ekiti 2018 : Dare Bejide Criticized Fayose

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant, Ambassador Dare Bejide, has warned governor Ayo Fayose against imposing his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola as the next governor of Eikti State. Speaking during his visit to Ekiti West and Efon Local Government Areas, Bejide urged agitated PDP leaders and members to disregard …

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Ekiti 2018 : Prophet Kasali Reveals What will Happen

Politicians in Ekiti State have been called upon to watch out for many surprises, as the 2018 governorship election draws nearer, revealing that the “mighty men will fall flat,” before God would bring a man after his heart to succeed the incumbent, Mr. Ayodele Fayose. The General Overseer, Hour of …

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Ekiti 2018: Segun Oni Begins Campaign

Oni campaign train visits Elders forum, says he owes PDP nothing to pay back The Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Ekiti State governorship aspirant, Chief Segun Oni, has said that he was not owning the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) anything to pay back, to …

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MUST READ! Ekiti Assembly to Sue EFCC

The Ekiti State House of Assembly said it had instructed its lawyer to sue the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for arresting the Commissioner for Finance, Toyin Ojo, and the Accountant General, Mrs. Yemisi Owolabi. They were arrested over mismanagement of funds belonging to the state. He accused the EFCC …

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APC to Participate in Ekiti Local Govt Election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has decided to participate in the local government election of the state scheduled for December. In a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Taiwo Olatunbosun, on Monday, the party said its decision to field candidates was reached at the party’s state executive meeting …

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Ekiti 2018: INEC Commissioner Warns Candidate against Open Campaigns

The new Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Ekiti State, Professor Abdul-Ganiy Raji has warned politicians against subtle or overt campaigns ahead of the 2018 governorship poll. Raji made this warning after stakeholders’ meeting with politicians in Ado Ekiti, on Wednesday. He said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) won’t …

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Crisis in Ekiti PDP


The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State has remained unabated despite the July 12 decision of the Supreme Court affirming Ahmed Makarfi as the national leader of the party. Instead of dissolving into a single group, the Ali Sheriff faction in the state said it is awaiting …

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APC is Plotting Violence -Ekiti PDP

Ekiti PDP

In a statement by its state Publicity Secretary, Mr. Jackson Adebayo, the PDP alleged that the plot was hatched at a meeting held in Lagos on Monday. Adebayo stated that the meeting mandated one of the Special Advisers to President Muhammadu Buhari to...

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Fayose Cannot Escape Justice – Ekiti APC

The party accused the governor of blackmail, saying his fraudulent and preemptive tactics will not stop justice from taking its course in the resolution of the biggest electoral fraud in the history of Nigeria. Publicity Secretary of APC, Taiwo Olatunbosun, said in a statement that.....

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