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Adeleke: I Gained Admission Into US University Without WAEC

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has said he gained admission into the university he attended in the United States without presenting his West African School Certificate Examination result. Adeleke said this in Ede on Thursday while reacting to the dismissal of …

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Ekiti governorship poll faulty, A-Ibom gov insists

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has again faulted the recent governorship election in Ekiti State won by the candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Kayode Fayemi. He recalled that even international observers faulted the outcome of the election and therefore, advised the electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral …

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INEC, tribunal frustrating my petitions –Olusola

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State , Prof Kolapo Olusola , has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission of frustrating his efforts to duly file a petition at the election petitions tribunal . Olusola is challenging the victory of the …

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Ekiti : We’ll reclaim our mandate in court – Secondus

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Prince Uche Secondus has expressed optimism that the party would reclaim power in Ekiti state in court. He stated this at the 80th National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the party which held at the party’s headquarters, Abuja on Monday. Briefing NEC …

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Fayemi, Fayose bicker over mass employment at Ekiti agencies

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The Ekiti State Governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi, has warned the management of the College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, to stop working with the incumbent governor, Ayodele Fayose, to embark on “illegal mass employment” at the college in favour of supporters of the state government. The Director, Media and Publicity, Fayemi Campaign Council, …

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Ekiti Gov Election

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Ekiti State governorship election has come and gone but is it indeed a new dawn for the Ekiti people ? The pattern of voting showed the people are grossly dissatisfied with the system of governance of the incumbent , Governor Ayo Fayose . A continuity of such poverty – ridden …

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Apostle Sulaiman Under Attack …Over Failed Prophesy On Ekiti Election

With the turn of events during the Ekiti governorship election, where the All Progressives’ Congress (APC) standard bearer, Dr. Kayode Fayemi trounced PDP’s candidate, Prof. Olusola Eleka, garnering 197,459 votes as against Olusola’s 178,114 to emerge as governor-elect, Sulaiman attempted to rationalise his blunder in a Twitter message/video he posted …

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Ekiti: Police intimidation worrisome – Fayose cries out

Gov. Ayo Fayose has again raised the alarm that police intimidation of himself, his family, and Ekiti workers has continued unabated days after the Saturday, July 14th governorship election. According to a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Idowu Adelusi, the Governor said that the police had kept …

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Ekiti Assembly rejects election results, adjourns till October

Members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly have condemned and rejected the result of last Saturday governorship election as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The assembly also adjourned sitting till October 8 , 2018 , due to alleged harassment of members by security agents. The adjournment followed …

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Ekiti election result should be nullified if… —Udeogaranya

Ekiti PDP

A chieftain and presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Charles Udeogaranya has asked the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, to nullify the just conducted Ekiti gubernatorial election where Dr Kayode Fayemi emerged winner. According to him, “I am appalled that with thousands of law- upholding agencies of government, ranging …

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Observer groups reject Ekiti election results

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A coalition of observer groups and civil society organisations have rejected the outcome of Saturday’ s Ekiti State governorship election . In a statement by spokespersons Comrade Haruna Farouk and Nze Adachi Okoro, they said the exercise did not reflect their findings , promising a full disclosure tomorrow. “ Other …

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BREAKING: Fayemi wins Ekiti gubernatorial election

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With victory in 12 out of the 16 local government areas of Ekiti State, the candidate of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) Kayode Fayemi, has effectively won the Ekiti governorship election. His closest challenger is the Peoples Democratic Party’s Kolapo Olushola who won in four local governments. Mr Olusola …

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Ekiti election : How APC, PDP stand in 16 LGAs

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ALTHOUGH today’s governorship election will be contested by 35 political parties, the ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and main opposition, All Progressives Congress, APC, are obviously the front runners. This is despite the presence of influential candidates such as Bisi Omoyeni of Mega Party of Nigeria, MPN, Sikiru Lawal of …

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Arewa youths talk tough on Ekiti guber poll

In a release issued by Yerima shettima, National chairman of the group, he said”We have been following with keen interest the brazen abuse of democratic ethics and principles in Ekiti State, through the use force against Governor Ayodele Fayose and we wish to declare that: “It is a smear on …

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EKITI: PDP takes protest to NASS, INEC

DISTURBED by the rumpus in Ekiti State with the police tear-gassing Governor Ayodele Fayose and supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP during a victory march at the Government House Pavilion, on Wednesday, leaders and members of the party, yesterday marched to the National Assembly and Independent National Electoral Commission, …

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Ekiti incident appalling – Atiku

A former Vice President of Nigeria , Atiku Abubakar , says he is appalled at the images coming out of Ekiti State in the last few hours . Atiku said in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday that behaviours such as experienced in Ekiti were an uncivil assault on democracy …

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Ekiti: Police storm printing press, arrest two

The police in Lagos have invaded a printing press, O’Naphtali Limited, where alleged fake electoral materials were being printed ahead of the July 14 governorship elections in Ekiti State. Located at 13A and 13B Oguntano Street, Gbagada, the press was alleged to be owned by one Eniola Fayose, a native …

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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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Southwest PDP wants Ondo Govt. out of Ekiti polls

THE South West Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP weekend decried what it termed as the interloping activities of the Ondo State government in the Ekiti elections and its determination to prosecute criminal actions towards rigging the election. It also asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to “succumb to the …

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Immigration debunks arrest of Ekiti-bound foreigners

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has debunked rumours that its officers in Kogi had arrested about 200 foreigners heading for Ekiti. Spokesman of the agency, Mr Sunday James, dismissed the speculation in a statement in Abuja on Thursday. James said although some travelers were intercepted by men of the Kogi …

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Ekiti 2018: I remain Accord candidate, says Aluko

Former Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Abiodun Aluko, has declared that he remains the candidate of Accord Party for the July 14 governorship election. Aluko said the party structures are still intact despite the exit of some of its members who have entered into an alliance with the People’s Democratic …

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Ekiti poll: Vote wisely, Mrs Fayose urges residents

The wife of Ekiti governor, Mrs Feyisetan Fayose, on Wednesday called on residents of the state to collect their Permanent Voters Cards and vote wisely in the July 14 governorship election. Fayose gave the advice on Wednesday when she visited the Ekiti University Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti, and the State Specialist …

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Foreigners heading to Ekiti arrested in Kogi

Three trailers load of illegal immigrants allegedly travelling to Ekiti State have been intercepted in Lokoja, Kogi State capital by the Nigeria Immigration Service. Vanguard reliably gathered that the officers of Nigerian Navy intercepted the trailers at the Naval post in Banda (a surburb of Lokoja) who later handed them …

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DSS storms Ekiti school, arrests teachers

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Operatives of the Department of State Services on Tuesday swooped on a popular secondary school in Ado – Ekiti, Ola Oluwa Muslim Grammar School , and arrested some members of staff. Those arrested are the Secretary to the Principal , one Mrs . Olagbemi , and an Office Assistant , …

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EKITI ELECTION: Fayose’s White Paper is useless – Fayemi

Immediate past Minister of Mines and Steel Development and governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, in the July election in Ekiti State, speaks, in this interview, on why his aspiration will succeed. Following the rancour that characterised the APC primary, where you emerged as candidate, …

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