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Breaking: Ekiti Assembly Impeaches Deputy Speaker, Chief Whip

The Deputy Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Hon. Adesegun Adewumi has been impeached. The House, at its plenary on Thursday, also removed the Chef Whip, Hon. Akinniyi Sunday. Hon. Animasaun Adesina, representing Ekiti west Constituency 11 was elected as deputy speaker to replace Him. The Member representing …

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Ekiti Guber: Fayose Reacts to Adeyeye’s Exit From PDP

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has reacted to the decision of a governorship aspirant, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, to dump the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Adeyeye had lost the chance to become PDP’s governorship flag bearer to Fayose’s deputy, Kolapo Olusola during the party’s primary election. Against this backdrop, the …

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Ekiti 2018: I’m Prepared For Governance Challenge —Olusola

THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in Ekiti State, Professor Kolapo Olusola has expressed his readiness to tackle the challenges of governance if elected in the July 14 governorship election. The governorship candidate stated this, yesterday, at the PDP national secretariat while receiving his Certificate of Return from the …

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Ekiti APC suspends governorship primary indefinitely

The All Progressives Congress has suspended its governorship primary , following an outbreak of violence. This was made known via a Facebook post by the Special Assistnat Public Communications & New Media at Ekiti State Government of Nigeria , Mr . Lere Olayinka. Our correspondent had reported earlier that some …

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APC No Match For PDP in Ekiti, 2019 Elections – Fayose

The Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) is no match for his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the coming Ekiti state governorship poll and the 2019 general elections in the country. He stated this on Saturday in Osogbo, Osun State during the …

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Abductors Demand N30m for Ekiti PDP Chief

Ekiti PDP

Suspected gunmen have kidnapped the Financial Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State, Mr. Kayode Oni. He was reportedly abducted at the weekend at a location between Efon and Erio, about 4:30 pm, while heading for Aramoko, the headquarters of Ekiti West Local Government. The PDP chieftain was …

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Ekiti Poll: Gov. Fayose’s Brother Quits PDP For ADP

Gov. Ayo Fayose’s half brother, Mr Olanipekun Oluwayose, on Tuesday defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the Action Democratic Party (ADP). He said he was quitting the PDP due to the alleged failure of his brother during his tenure, adding that the state was now poorer. Oluwayose, who …

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Ekiti Guber: Obas Warn Political Parties, Insist on South Agenda

Traditional rulers in Ekiti state have warned political parties against fielding a candidate outside Ekiti South for the July 14 governorship election in the state. They advised political parties to ensure they produced a candidate from the south in their primaries ahead of the main gubernatorial election. Warning political parties …

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We Want Free Primary —Adeyeye

Ekiti PDP

One of the aspirants for Ekiti election Prince Adeyeye said he believe that the meeting held by the national chairman of PDP, stakeholders of PDP and aspirants for the forthcoming election is to assure everyone in Ekiti that there will be free and fair primary. “We want it to be …

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I Won’t Undermine the Party — Fayose

“When I contested in 2014, I won in 158 wards. No matter how mad a dog is, anytime it sees its owner, it will wag its tail. I am the landlord to APC in Ekiti. I am their master and I will defeat them any time, any day. “Though I …

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No Imposition In Ekiti —Mark

Ekiti PDP

Senator Mark said the Ekiti primary will be used to convince Nigerians and the global community that internal democracy has improved in the PDP. Mark said: “Let me assure you that nobody will be allowed to unilaterally write the names of the delegates, you will go to the wards to …

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APC Will Unseat PDP in Ekiti by 2018 – Segun Oni

A former governor of Ekiti State, Engineer Segun Oni, yesterday, said that All Progressives Congress (APC) has “tremendous’’ goodwill in Ekiti to win the July 14 governorship election in the state. He said this in Abuja while speaking with journalists at the APC National Headquarters after picking the Expression of …

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Secondus, Mark Meet Fayose, Others Over Ekiti PDP Poll

Ekiti PDP

Stakeholders in the Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party have resolved to work together to ensure the victory of the party in the July 14 governorship election in the state . This came on the heels of assurances by the Prince Uche Secondus – led National Working Committee …

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Ekiti Gov Poll: No Imposition, Impunity, PDP Pledges

Ekiti PDP

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has pledged that there will be no imposition of candidate or impunity in its conduct of the Ekiti State governorship primary scheduled for May 8 . The National Organising Secretary of the party , Col . Austin Akobundu (retd . ), made …

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Ekiti 2018: What Does Fayemi Want?

fayemi

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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Ekiti Lawmaker Arrested, Whisked to Abuja

Ekiti PDP

A suspended member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Gboyega Aribisogan was arrested by some security operatives at his house in Ado-Ekiti and whisked to Abuja,at about 6.30am on Wednesday. Aribisogan, the Minority Leader of the House of Assembly, defected from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressives Congress …

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Another Former Deputy Governor Dumps PDP in Ekiti

Ekiti PDP

A former deputy governor of Ekiti State and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr Sikiru Tae-Lawal, has announced his resignation from the party. This came few days after another former deputy governor of the state, Mr Bisi Omoyeni, formally left the PDP for the Social Democratic Party (SDP). Dr …

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Not All PDP Defectors Are Looters – Lai Mohammed Says

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called on members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who allegedly looted the country blind to return their loot if they want the party’s apology to Nigerians to make any impact. Was it panic that caused you to release the list …

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200 APC Members Defect to PDP in Ekiti

Ekiti PDP

Barely four months to Ekiti governorship election slated for July 14, about 200 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have dumped the party for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State. Speaking at the ceremony in Ayetoro Ekiti on Wednesday, the defectors led …

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Ekiti is no Go Area For APC, PDP Replies Oyegun

Ekiti PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has told the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie Oyegun, to perish the thought of his party making any appreciable impact in the July 14, 2018 governorship election not to talk of winning, saying; “Ekiti is a …

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I’m Ready to Dislodge PDP From Ekiti — Ojudu

Babafemi Ojudu

Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu has said he is ready to lead the battle to dislodge the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, led by Governor Ayodele Fayose from Ekiti State. He made the disclosure, weekend, while declaring to contest for the governorship ticket of …

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2019 Poll: Obasanjo’s Camp In Dilemma Over Choice Of Party

With 341 days to the commencement of the 2019 general elections the Obasanjo-inspired Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) remains undecided on which party to pitch its tent with. While some loyalists of the former President are in favour of working with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), some prefer the Social …

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