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Observer Group Presents Report On Ekiti Guber Poll

Accredited independent observer of the just concluded Ekiti State governorship election , Election Monitor, supported by French Embassy has presented its report on the activities that transpired in the keenly contested election . The group reported that the 2018 Ekiti State Governorship Election was very well conducted and administered in …

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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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Ripple effect: How Ekiti poll is stirring storm in Rivers

The outcome of the Ekiti governorship election has kindled passion in Rivers State with both sides of the political divide drawing permutations on the consequences of the election on the aspiration of the various political tendencies in the state. WHICHEVER way the pendulum had swung, the outcome of the just …

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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 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 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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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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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: 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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Ekiti 2018: Uproar As Party Supporters Disrupt INEC Stakeholders’ Meeting

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Governorship candidates, party leaders, traditional rulers and other dignitaries left the venue amidst a charged atmosphere as party faithful, mainly People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) members shouted at one another. A stakeholders’ meeting convened by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead of the governorship election …

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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 2018: INEC disqualifies governorship candidate

The Providence People’s Congress (PPC), has threatened to sue the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) for disqualifying and expunging the name of its governorship candidate, Stephen Obasola, from the list of candidates for the July 14 Ekiti State election. Mr Obasola emerged through a primary supervised by INEC at the party’s …

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2018: Ekiti election can’t be rigged – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has given assurances that the Ekiti State governorship election slated for July 14 cannot be rigged, with the quality ICT infrastructure in place. The commission said the notion peddled in some quarters that the election will be rigged runs contrary to the reality on …

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Ekiti 2018: Arewa youths warn INEC

Northern youths under the aegis of the Arewa Youth Federation, AYF, have called on Ekiti people to rise against any form of rigging in the coming governorship election in the state. The group also said that the July 14th election will be a litmus test for the Independent National Electoral …

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‘INEC Will Transmit Ekiti, Osun Polls Results Electronically’

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday unfolded plans to transmit the results of the governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states electronically. INEC Commissioner Muhammed Mustafa Lecky said the agency will employ the innovative electronic transmission of results. He said: “ INEC has come to the conclusion that this …

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Ekiti 2019: Segun Adewale Picks ADP Nomination Form

The leading aspirant in the Ekiti gubernatorial election under the platform of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) has said that he will end continuity of ravaging poverty, political hegemony and under development in Ekiti State. Adewale made this disclosure at the National Headquarters of ADP in Abuja on Wednesday while …

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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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INEC Issues Notice For 2018 Elections in Ekiti

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti on Wednesday, April 4, said that 218,000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) were yet to be collected in the state. The commission said this just as it formally issued a “Notice of Election”, which stated that the governorship election would hold in the …

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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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