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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 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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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 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 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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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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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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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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PDP, APC Bicker over Ekiti Governorship Poll

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Ahead of the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have accused each other of plans to rig the election. The main opposition party has also accused the APC-led federal government of planning to shut down the Akure airport …

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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 2018: PPN, LP ask Ekiti voters to reject PDP, APC

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The governorship candidates of the People’s Party of Nigeria (PPN) and the Labour Party (LP), Dare Bejide and Sikiru Lawal respectively, have called on voters in Ekiti State to reject the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress, saying they are undemocratic and oppressive. The candidates who spoke at …

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Ekiti PDP berates Fayemi

The Kolapo Olusola Campaign Organisation has berated the All Progressives Congress and its governorship candidate , Dr . Kayode Fayemi, for shunning the palace of the Ewi of Ado Ekiti , Oba Rufus Adejugbe , during the mega rally held on Tuesday . The campaign organisation of the Deputy Governor …

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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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Ekiti Assembly PDP member defects to APC

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A member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly , and Deputy Leader , Mr . Ebenezer Alagbada, has defected to the All Progressives Congress from the Peoples Democratic Party . He joined another member, Gboyega Aribisogan , who had earlier defected to the APC after he was suspended for …

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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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Stop spreading falsehood, Ekiti PDP tells APC

The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has accused the All Progressives Congress of trying to cause disaffection within its fold by spreading falsehood . The party described as laughable claims by the opposition that some prominent PDP members , including the Chief of Staff to Governor Ayodele …

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APC condemns killing of member in Ekiti

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti State has condemned Wednesday killing of its member, Willy Ayegoro, by suspected assassins at Igbehin area of Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. A statement by the Publicity Secretary of the party, Taiwo Olatunbosun, said it was sad that Ekiti State was sliding into murderous …

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Fayose’s continuity agenda will fail in Ekiti – Kolawole

A Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress in Ekiti State, Akinlayo Kolawole has expressed sadness over the way the obnoxious policies and despotic actions of Governor Ayodele Fayose had stifled and chased away most private companies operating in Ekiti. He said by this singular action several Ekiti indigenes were render …

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Ekiti Assembly suspends Deputy Chief Whip

Ekiti State House of Assembly on Wednesday suspended indefinitely its recently impeached Chief Whip, Mr Akinniyi Sunday of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who represents Ikere Constituency II in the Assembly. The suspension was sequel to the submission of the report of an Ad hoc Disciplinary Committee of the House, …

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Fayemi alleges plot by PDP to cause violence across Ekiti

Fayemi appoints ailing Bamidele as Campaign Director General By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti -The Governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress in the July 14 election in Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi on Sunday denied the report that Opeyemi Bamidele has been flown abroad for further treatment, describing the story as …

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Ekiti guber: Fayose’s ex-commissioner dumps PDP for APC

The immediate past Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General in Ekiti State, Mr. Owoseni Ajayi, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC), ahead of the July 14 gubernatorial election in the state. Ajayi, while announcing his defection, told newsmen on Monday that he is quitting the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) …

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Ekiti Guber: Hold PDP responsible for safety of observers – Group

An election monitoring and observer group, Independent Service Delivery Monitoring Group (ISDMG) has urged Nigerians to hold the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) responsible should any harm befall independent election observers deployed to monitor the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the state. The group in a statement by its director, contact and …

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Account for N165bn allocations, Ekiti PDP challenges Fayemi

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THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ekiti State yesterday, challenged the former governor of the state, Dr. Kayode Fayemi to explain how he spent statutory allocations and other funds that accrued to his administration between 2010 and 2014. The PDP Chairman, Mr. Gboyega Oguntuase, who made the request said documents …

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Ekiti guber: Fayemi, APC jittery – PDP candidate, Olusola

Kolapo Olusola Campaign Organisation (KOCO), the campaign team of the Ekiti State Deputy Governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Prof Kolapo Olusola has described the statement by the All Progressives Congress (APC), criticizing Olusola’s visit to public schools in the State as function of “Acquired Political Laziness and …

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Ekiti guber: Failed governor from Ondo can’t sell failed candidate to Ekiti voters – PDP tells Gov. Akeredolu

The Kolapo Olusola Campaign Organisation (KOCO) the campaign organization of the Ekiti state deputy governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Prof Kolapo Olusola has told the governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, to face governance in his state instead of “wasting public funds” on the Ekiti State governorship …

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