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Buhari Reconciles Aggrieved Ekiti Governorship Aspirants

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday night told leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti state to bury their hatctets and do everything possible to win Ekiti state governorship election come July 14. This is as the pioneer Chairman of the APC, Chief Bisi Akande has said that a minor …

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Ekiti Primary: Oni Threatens to dump APC

The first runner – up in the Saturday All Progressives Congress primary in Ekiti State , Segun Oni , has threatened to leave the party if he is not treated with respect . He also demanded that his supporters must be respected and not victimised by the winner of the …

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Fayemi Begs Ekiti People for Forgiveness

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Dr. John Kayode Fayemi, winner of the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti state has apologised to the people for all the errors of omission or commission he made during his first term as governor, between 2010 and 2014. He made the plea in his speech after …

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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: Ajayi Denies Withdrawing for Fayemi

An All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Mr. Debo Ranti Ajayi, has denied stepping down for former governor and fellow aspirant, Dr. Kayode Fayemi. Ajayi described the insinuations in some quarters that he was working for Fayemi as “grossly unfair, incongruous and libelous falsehood and fabrication of …

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Ekiti APC: Party Elders Propose Direct Primary

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Southwest yesterday intervened in the controversial shadow election to pick the party’s candidate for the July 14 Ekiti State governorship election. Last Saturday’s election was disrupted. After reviewing the report of the Electoral Committee led by Nasarawa State Governor Tanko Al-Makura, …

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Fayemi Faults Jide Awe’s Removal as Ekiti APC Chair

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Minister of Mines and Steel Development and Governorship Aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, has described the purported removal of the Ekiti State Chairman of the party, Chief Jide Awe, by a section of the party, as anti democratic and flagrant violation of the rule of …

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Ekiti APC Aspirants, NWC Disagree Over Shadow Poll

Unless either of the parties backs down, a showdown is imminent between the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and 27 governorship aspirants in Ekiti State. The aspirants are demanding the sacking of the Tanko Al-Makura-led primary election panel, claiming that it was “compromised”. They are …

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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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Ekiti 2018: Ojudu Condemns Disruption of APC Primaries, blames Fayemi

Ekiti Rebirth Organization (ERO), the campaign outfit of All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, has condemned the disruption of Saturday’s APC governorship primaries by thugs allegedly loyal to one of the aspirants. Spokesman of Ojudu’s campaign, Gboyega Adeoye described the invasion of thugs as the highest level …

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Ekiti 2019: Can Tinubu, Leaders, Save APC?

Nearly four years after Dr. Kayode Fayemi was defeated in the 2014 governorship election he is back on the turf and has become the aspirant to beat in the APC governorship primaries due this weekend. He entered into the last election with a divided house after a significant proportion of …

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APC Group Threatens to Sue Fayemi Over Primary

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A group within the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State , the Concerned APC Patriots , has threatened to challenge the eligibility of former governor Kayode Fayemi in court , if cleared for the May 5 governorship primary . The group cited the state government’ s White Paper indicting Fayemi …

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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 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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Fayose Will Go to Jail After Tenure – Fayemi

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Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, yesterday vowed to jail Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose, if reelected. He spoke during the declaration of intent to contest for Ekiti State governorship seat on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Fayose, he stated, will be made to …

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Ekiti 2018 : Faparusi Advises APC

A member of the seventh House of Representatives , Bamidele Faparusi , has urged the All Progressives Congress to field a candidate , who has never occupied the governorship seat , for the July 14 governorship poll to avoid protest votes. Former governors of the state , Segun Oni and …

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Ekiti 2018: What Does Fayemi Want?

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After months of dithering procrastination erstwhile governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi last Saturday entered the Ekiti 2018 governorship battle. Against the background of the sound defeat of four years ago, the question on many lips is ‘what magic wand has he found to charm the people of Ekiti? …

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Fayemi Declares Interest in Ekiti Guber Race

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The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr kayode Fayemi has declared interest in contesting the july 14, governorship election in the Ekiti State. Dr Fayemi who was Governor of Ekiti State between 2010 and 2014, told journalists in an interview at his Ishan Ekiti country home on Saturday that …

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We Won’t Address Fayemi As ‘honorable Minister,’ Reps

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The House of Representatives resolved on Thursday that having passed a vote of no confidence in the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, it would no longer accord him the recognition of addressing him as ‘honorable minister.” The lawmakers also noted that in other climes, passing a …

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APC Will Restore Awolowo’s Legacies In Ekiti – Fayemi

The Minister of Solid Minerals and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday said the All Progressives Congress (APC) would restore the legacies of the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, in Ekiti. He spoke in Ado-Ekiti at the 109 th posthumous birthday of Awolowo organised by the Ekiti chapter of …

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Oni, Fayemi Can’t Win Ekiti For APC, Says Oluyede

An All Progressives Congress governorship aspirant in Ekiti State , Dr Wole Oluyede , has advised former governors Segun Oni and Kayode Fayemi not to contest in the 2018 governorship primary . Oluyede , an Australian – based medical practitioner , warned that the aspiration of the two men could …

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