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Ekiti 2018: Fayose can’t intimidate me — Fayemi

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Ekiti governorship candidate, Kayode Fayemi, has said Governor Ayo Fayose cannot ‘intimidate’ him on the day of election. Mr Fayemi, a former governor of the state, emerged the candidate of the APC for the elections billed for July 14. On May 30, Mr Fayemi stepped …

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Ekiti 2018: INEC disqualifies governorship candidate

The Providence People’s Congress (PPC), has threatened to sue the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) for disqualifying and expunging the name of its governorship candidate, Stephen Obasola, from the list of candidates for the July 14 Ekiti State election. Mr Obasola emerged through a primary supervised by INEC at the party’s …

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We‘ll announce July 14 election results in Ado-Ekiti — RECi

The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Professor Abdulganiyu Raji on Thursday dismissed the allegation that result of the Ekiti State gubernatorial election would be declared in Abuja. Speaking during a Voters’ Education Implementation Committee meeting in Ado Ekiti, Professor Raji maintained that the result of the July 14 gubernatorial election in the …

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Bamidele: Confusion as Ekiti CP says Mopol is dismissed

There was confusion on Monday about the news of the dismissal of the policeman that released the shots that injured a former member of the House of Representatives , Opeyemi Bamidele . Bamidele and five others were shot at a reception rally organised for the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate …

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Ekiti election: Fayemi allegedly resigns as minister

Kayode Fayemi has resigned his appointment as minister of mines and steel – The minister allegedy resigned from office to focus on the Ekiti governorship election Ahead of the 2018 gubernatorial election in Ekiti state, governorship aspirant, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has reportedly resigned from his position as the minister of …

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Ekiti 2018: Crisis Brews in ADC

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Ekiti State is heading for a major crisis, as its candidate, Ayodele Adesua, has vowed to resist any attempt by the national leaders of the party to withdraw the party’s participation in the coming governorship election. Mr Adesua has also vowed not to step …

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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: Fayose’s Wife Calls for Prayers

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Wife of Ekiti State governor, Mrs Feyisetan Fayose, on Friday urged the people of the state to pray for the success of the July 14 governorship election in the state. She spoke on Friday during a courtesy visit of the management of Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH ) to …

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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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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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‘INEC Will Transmit Ekiti, Osun Polls Results Electronically’

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday unfolded plans to transmit the results of the governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states electronically. INEC Commissioner Muhammed Mustafa Lecky said the agency will employ the innovative electronic transmission of results. He said: “ INEC has come to the conclusion that this …

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Ekiti Could Be Pointer to 2019 — AU

The forthcoming election in Ekiti State could point a way as to what the 2019 General Election would turn out, the African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (AU-ECOSOCC) has said. AU-ECOSOCC, which is a group representing Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in 55 countries of Africa affirmed during a briefing …

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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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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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Ekiti Guber: Obas Warn Political Parties, Insist on South Agenda

Traditional rulers in Ekiti state have warned political parties against fielding a candidate outside Ekiti South for the July 14 governorship election in the state. They advised political parties to ensure they produced a candidate from the south in their primaries ahead of the main gubernatorial election. Warning political parties …

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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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We Want Free Primary —Adeyeye

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One of the aspirants for Ekiti election Prince Adeyeye said he believe that the meeting held by the national chairman of PDP, stakeholders of PDP and aspirants for the forthcoming election is to assure everyone in Ekiti that there will be free and fair primary. “We want it to be …

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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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Fayose’s ex-Deputy Joins Ekiti Gov Race

A former deputy to Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State in his first term , Chief Abiodun Aluko , has formally joined the July 14 governorship race on the platform of the Mega Party of Nigeria . Aluko was joined by a mammoth crowd of the MPN supporters from his …

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Ekiti 2018 : PDP Accuses APC, INEC of Plans to Rig

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The PDP national chairman levied the allegation while receiving the German Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Bernhard Schlagheck, who paid him a courtesy call at the party’s national secretariat, Abuja. Secondus said: “The July Ekiti State governorship election will be the first test for this administration. We know that the APC …

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