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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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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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Ekiti Residents Welcome, Declare ADP Party of Hope

Thousands of Ekiti residents have welcomed and declared the Action Democratic Party (ADP) Ekiti State Chapter as the only party of hope. The people made the declaration when the party opened its chapter in the state. Speaking to newsmen in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, Mr Eniola Olufemi, the State …

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INEC Begins Ekiti Guber Election Process

Ahead of the July 14, 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State and the 2019 elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday resuscitated the State Implementation Committee on Voters Education and Publicity (SICVEP). The committee is made up of representatives of the Federal Ministry of Information, State Ministry of …

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Fayose’s Deputy Gets Campaign Council

Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose has set up a campaign council for the his candidate in the July 14 election, Prof. Kolapo Olusola. Peoples Democratic Party PDP) has fixed May 8 as its primaries, the All Progressives Congress (APC) will hold its primary three days earlier, on May 5. Environment …

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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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INEC Begins Testing Of Card Readers Ahead Of Elections

The leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC is preparing massively for the 2019 general election which is expected to be competitive. PoliticsNGR has gotten photographs of INEC officials testing Card readers ahead of the Osun state Gubernatorial Elections. The Osun elections are scheduled to hold on September 24, …

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I Will Not Fail Ekiti People – Segun Oni

The Director-General of Segun Oni Campaign Organisation (SOCO), Dr. Ifeoluwa Arowosoge has assured the Ekiti electorate that former Governor, Chief Segun Oni would deliver all his campaign promises to the people if given the opportunity to serve again. This is contained in a statement signed by the media aide to …

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Ekiti 2018: Why Ikere Must Produce Next Governor – Afuye

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Former Majority Leader of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Hon. Funminiyi Afuye, has advised stakeholders in the south senatorial district of the state to plead with contestants from other zones to concede the governorship slot to the zone during the 2018 poll . Afuye, who had indicated interest in …

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Ekiti 2018: APC Leaders Advocate Consensus Candidate

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Some chieftains of the All Progressives Congress(APC) in Ekiti State have advised the party to adopt a consensus candidate for the July 14 governorship election in order to forestall a crisis during the party’s primaries. About 32 persons have indicated interest the party’s ticket for the election, with others making …

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Ekiti needs home-based Governor- Orire

A medical practitioner, Dr. Adebayo Orire, on Thursday formally declared his intent to contest for the governorship of Ekiti State on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Orire, who visited the APC state secretariat in Ajilosun area of Ado-Ekiti, with his supporters to inform the State Executive Committee …

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Ekiti 2018: I have settled rift with Fayemi – Bamidele

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A member of the seventh House of Representatives, Hon. Opeyemi Bamidele, yesterday said he has settled differences with former Governor Kayode Fayemi for the All Progressives Congress(APC) to be able to triumph in the July 14, 2018 governorship poll. Bamidele admonished the APC leaders to field an experienced person to …

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