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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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Fayemi to Fayose: Be ready to account for Ekiti funds

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Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said his decision to probe how the state’s finances were managed when he takes office on October 16 is not a vendetta mission. Fayemi said there is need to know why the state government still owes several arrears of workers’ salaries and pensioners’ …

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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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Why PDP’s loss in Ekiti is bad news for the APC and Nigeria

WITH the declaration that Kayode Fayemi has won the gubernatorial election in Ekiti, APC spin-doctors went into overdrive. Lai Mohammed, well-loved by all and sundry for his vacuous bombasts, came out shouting on the rooftops that the Ekiti election is a referendum on the Buhari administration. However, the honourable minister …

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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 TV, radio shut after Fayose announced poll results

The Nigeria Broadcasting Commission has shut the Ekiti State Broadcasting Corporation because Governor Ayodele Fayose went on air to declare the PDP candidate as the winner of the governorship election that was held in the state on Saturday. The INEC was still collating results of the election , awaiting electronic …

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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: Why Policemen tear-gassed Fayose, PDP supporters

The campaign for Saturday’s governorship elections in Ekiti State took a dramatic turn yesterday as security operatives who blocked the entrance to Government House, Ado-Ekiti, also fired tear-gas at the governor and his supporters. But the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Habila Joshak, in a swift reaction, told newsmen that …

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Ekiti: PDP to embark on peaceful protest nationwide today

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has directed its state executive committee members, leaders and stakeholders to march peacefully along the streets in protest to the police commands in all states of the federation. The peaceful protest according to the party is to make clear its misgivings …

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Ekiti APC rally, a charade – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described Tuesday’s rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti as a charade and a mockery of its governorship candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi. The party accused the APC of renting a crowd from neighbouring states to attend the rally, stating that come July …

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Ekiti youth leader seeks support for Eleka

Founder, Ekiti Youth Movement, Lanre Ajegbomogun has urged the people of the state to vote for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the July 14 governorship poll, Professor Olushola Ojo-Eleka due to his impeccable credentials and to enable him build on the achievements of his boss, Governor Ayodele Fayose. …

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‘Why Fayose is afraid PDP will lose to APC in Ekiti’

The National chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC ), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has faulted claim by Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State that the APC has perfected the strategy to rig Saturday’ s governorship poll . Speaking to reporters at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja …

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Why I will not welcome Buhari to Ekiti, by Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has disclosed that he will not welcome President Muhammadu Buhari and his entourage to Ekiti on June 10 , as requested in a letter to him . He explained that the Federal Government under Buhari did not deem it fit to construct even a …

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Ekiti college workers declare support for Fayemi

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Workers at College of Education , Ikere- Ekiti have pledged support for the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate , Dr . Kayode Fayemi, ahead of the July 14 election . They lamented that they were owed seven months salaries by the Governor Ayodele Fayose – led administration . They also …

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PDP campaign rally shuts down Ado

The campaign rally of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of next Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State on Thursday shut-down Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. Traders were seen locking their shops to attend the rally which was crowded with thousands of people. The PDP used the occasion to market its …

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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: Your allegations are baseless, INEC tells Fayose

The Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) has rebuffed allegations by Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State that the commission has conspired with some others to rig the forthcoming governorship election in Ekiti State describing the assertions as untrue and baseless. The commission in a statement issued Tuesday night said that …

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Ekiti: Why I am confident – Prof Olusola, PDP candidate

PROFESSOR Kolapo Olubunmi Olusola is the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Ekiti State, who will be slugging it out with other contestants during the July 14 elections. Prof. Olusola, popularly referred to as Eleka, spoke with some select journalists in Ado-Ekiti, perhaps the first major interview …

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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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Ekiti polls: Fayose, Fayemi overheating polity — SDP

The candidate of the Social Democratic Party in Ekiti State, Akinloye Ayegbusi, has accused the state governor, Ayodele Fayose, and the All Progressives Congress’ candidate, Kayode Fayemi, of heating up the polity and causing an atmosphere of confusion ahead of the July 14 elections. The candidate said the two parties …

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You lied on Paris Club refund denial, Fayemi tells Fayose

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Kayode Fayemi Campaign Organisation has said there was no truth in the claims by Governor Ayodele Fayose that the Federal Government is deliberately delaying disbursement of Paris Club cash to the states of the federation to hurt Ekiti State’s bid to pay workers salary. Fayose had said that the alleged …

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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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APC, PDP trade words on Ekiti employment forms

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A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Dayo Adeyeye, has described the employment forms being distributed to unemployed youths by the Ekiti State Government as a scam. Adeyeye alleged in a statement issued on Wednesday in Ado-Ekiti by his Director of Media and Publicity, Mr Niyi Ojo, that …

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‘My removal by Fayose was Injustice’

The immediate past Chairman of the Governing Council of the College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, Prof. Babatope Alo, has described the announcement of his sack on air as an “act of injustice.” Alo revealed that he has not been officially communicated through a letter or electronically since his sack was announced …

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Ekiti poll: Prepare to accept defeat, Atiku tells APC

Former Vice President Abubakar Atiku has called on the All Progressives Congress to prepare to accept defeat by the Peoples Democratic Party in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State . He advised the party to be ready to follow PDP’ s footsteps as it also conceded defeat in …

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I don’t trust police, says Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has said he does not trust the police and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to restructure the country so as to end insecurity . Fayose said this at this at an interactive conference convened a Pan Yoruba Socio-cultural group , Yoruba Ko’ ya , …

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