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Don’t liquidate Gossy Water, APC Warns Fayose

Gossy Water is one of the few surviving business enterprises of Ekiti State. In a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Mr. Taiwo Olatunbosun, APC also blamed the governor for creating unfriendly atmosphere for businesses, regretting that instead of building on the initiatives of his predecessors to sustain job-creating businesses, the …

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Why Ekiti Airport Project Failed – Afe Babalola, Fayose

Renowned lawyer, Aare Afe Babalola (SAN), has said the much-expected airport project in Ekiti State failed because the Kayode Fayemi administration said the state did not need such a facility and did not follow up the Federal Government’s intention to set up one in the state. He disclosed this in …

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Buhari Knocked As Atiku And Fayose Meet in Ekiti

A former Vice – President , Atiku Abubakar , and Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose , met behind closed doors in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday . The two are eyeing the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 elections. They went into a private meeting after addressing …

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Atiku Visits Ekiti, Speaks On Obasanjo’s Statement

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday visited the governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, as part of his efforts to actualise his ambition to be president. Although Atiku met with Mr. Fayose behind closed-doors, he hinted that he discussed his ambition with the governor whom he described as a …

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How Fayose Reacts To Obasanjo’s Statement on Buhari

Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose has reacted to former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s statement advising President Muhammadu Buhari not to contest the 2019 election. Fayose said the former president contributed to failure of Buhari’s government. He stressed that Obasanjo has outlived his usefulness in Nigeria and should leave the scene. “I …

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Fayemi Accuses Ekiti Govt of Hiding Panel Indicting Him

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The Minister of Solid Mineral Development, Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday accused the Ekiti state government to blocking him from having access to the report of the panel which indicted him of corruption. Mr. Fayemi, who is a former governor of the state, said he plans to challenge the report of …

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Herdsmen Attack: Fayose Speaks on Burning Of Falae’s Farm

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has reacted to the setting ablaze of a farm belonging to the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Olu Falae by Fulani herdsmen. DAILY POST reported yesterday that Fulani herdsmen invaded Falae’s farm, setting it on fire. Reacting, Fayose said Chief Falae …

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Fayose Asks Herdsmen in Ekiti to Register With N5000

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has asked herdsmen based in his state to register with N5,000. The governor said the move is to help identify the herders “in the event of any further attacks in the state”. There was tension in Ekiti after a herdsman was murdered. In one …

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No Plan to Close Adeyeye’s Radio Station – Ekiti Govt

Ekiti State Government has debunked claim by the campaign organization of Prince Dayo Adeyeye that the State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose was out to close down his radio station because of his interest in the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying “Rather than opting for outright falsehood …

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Fayose Ordered Arrest of Fulani Herdsman’s Killer

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Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State on Wednesday ordered the arrest and prosecution of a Tiv man who allegedly killed a Fulani herdsman in his state. The governor in a tweet said he would not accept the killing of anyone in Ekiti whether he is Yoruba, Fulani, Tiv or Igbo. …

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How a Fulani Herdsman was Killed in Ekiti

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There is tension in Oke Ako and Irele communities in Ikole local government area of Ekiti State following the alleged killing of a Fulani herdsman on Monday. The herdsman, whose name was given as Babuba Dengi, was killed in a bush between the two communities by settlers suspected to be …

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How Ekiti Lawyers React to Fayose’s Report on Fayemi

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Legal practitioners in Ekiti State have condemned the action of Ayo Fayose, Ekiti State governor, for barring Dr. Kayode Fayemi, his predecessor in office, from holding public office for 10 years through a White Paper. The lawyers, who commented on the matter at different fora, said the Governor had become …

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Ekiti 2018 : Fayose Looking For Successor He Can Manipulate – Adeyeye

Prince Dayo  Adeyeye, former Minister  of State for Works, is a chieftain  of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State. In this Interview with select  journalists, Adeyeye, the immediate past National Publicity Secretary of the party, spoke about his governorship ambition and challenges before the party. YAQOUB POPOOLA brings the excerpts. …

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Ekiti Govt Bans Fayemi From Holding Public Office

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The Ekiti State Government has banned the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, from holding public office in the state for 10 years. The ban followed the indictment of Mr. Fayemi by a judicial commission of inquiry which probed his tenure as governor of Ekiti State between 2010 …

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No Land for Cattle Colonies – Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has ruled out the possibility of releasing the State’s lands for the proposed cattle colonies. Fayose declared that his state will not surrender its lands for the proposed cattle colonies as a panacea to Fulani herdsmen and farmers’ crisis. The governor’s stance was contained …

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Ekiti 2018: We are ready for Fayemi, APC – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has said he and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are ready for the Minister of Solid Minerals, Dr Kayode Fayemi and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election in the state. Recall that Fayemi’s posters had flooded Ekiti …

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Fayose Attack Buhari Over New NIA DG

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of Ahmed Abubakar as the new director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). Abubakar was appointed as a replacement for Ayo Oke, former head of the intelligence agency, who was sacked on 30 October 2017 , following the …

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Herdsmen Killings: Fayose, Wike Should be Applauded – Omokri

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has applauded Governor Ayodele Fayose and Nyesom Wike over their actions against activities of Fulani herdsmen Omokri on Monday said Fayose deserved an apology from anyone who mocked him for putting a stop to herdsmen attack without seeking help from President Muhammadu …

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Fayose Became Governor by Accident – Niyi Adebayo

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A former Governor of Ekiti State, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, has stated that Ayodele Fayose became Governor again by accident. Otunba Adebayo said this yesterday in Abuja while fielding questions from journalists, after the inauguration of a four-member strategic committee. He led the committee to do a forensic analysis of the …

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I May Become an Evangelist – Fayose

Ayo Fayose on Thursday said he might become a cleric after serving two terms as governor of Ekiti State . The governor, in a statement issued in Ado Ekiti by his Chief Press Secretary , Idowu Adelusi , said he had the premonition of becoming a great evangelist with a …

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MUST READ! Report of the Panel Setup to Probe Fayemi

The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose to probe the management of finances during the administration of his predecessor and Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has submitted its report. The report is already causing ripples among political gladiators in the …

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I will Complete all Ongoing Projects – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has vowed not to leave any uncompleted projects behind by the time his tenure expires on October 15. Addressing the people of the state in a broadcast to mark the New Year on Monday, Fayose said he is working assiduously to complete the projects and …

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Everything is Wrong Under Buhari Govt -Fayose

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The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has carpeted President Muhammadu Buhari over claim that some Nigerians were deliberately inflicting hardship on Nigerians by creating the current fuel scarcity and that he was determined to get to the root of what he described as “collective blackmail”, telling the President to …

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Fayose is Pharaoh in Ekiti -Prince Adeyeye

A former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, has accused the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose of trying to muscle the party in the state. He, therefore, called on the national leadership of the party to call Fayose to order. Adeyeye accused the …

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Fayose Cannot Be a Free Man After his Tenure – Fayemi

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Kayode Fayemi, minister of mines and steel development, says Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, cannot be a free man after losing immunity. Fayemi said this after hosting Ekiti state leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at Isan-Ekiti, Ekiti state on Thursday. He said Fayose, who took over from …

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Fayose Inaugurates New Local Government Chairmen

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has inaugurated 16 newly-elected local government chairmen with a charge to them not to distance themselves from their people, even as he blamed the FG for turning yuletide to a period of gloom. According to a press statement by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary …

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Fuel Scarcity: Fayose Counsels Osinbajo

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has expressed disappointment over Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo’s comment that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) was bearing the cost of fuel subsidy and not the federal government, asking; “What is the difference between NNPC and the federal government? Who is NNPC and …

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