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Why and how we caged Fayose – Adeyeye

Prince Dayo Adeyeye, until last December was the spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP on whose platform he made a failed attempt to be the party’s candidate in the recent governorship election in Ekiti State. Following his failed bid he defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC and was …

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NBC gives reasons for shutting down Ekiti broadcast stations

The National Broadcasting Corporation has listed the infractions committed by the Ekiti State Radio and Television stations which led to their closure during the just concluded governorship election in the state. The Director General of the commission, Ishaq Modibo-Kawu, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Ilorin, the Kwara State …

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Ekiti governorship poll faulty, A-Ibom gov insists

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has again faulted the recent governorship election in Ekiti State won by the candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Kayode Fayemi. He recalled that even international observers faulted the outcome of the election and therefore, advised the electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral …

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Fayose, Fani-Kayode React As Tambuwal Dumps APC For PDP

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose and Former Aviation Minister, Femi fani Kayode have reacted to the defection of Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State from APC to PDP. Fayose, writing on his verified Twitter page today, said more defections are on the way. He wrote; My friend and brother, Governor …

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PDP To Oshiomhole: Stop Acting Like An Attack Dog

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned the factional National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, to stop behaving like an attack dog. PDP notes with utter dismay that Oshiomhole, since assuming office as chairman of the factional APC, had abandoned the path of wisdom expected …

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APC’s Victory and the Political Nicety of Dr. Orji Kalu

The contentious election which became the center-point of the nation’s political discuss was held on July 14th and it was a straight contest between the APC candidate former minister for Solid Minerals Dr. kayode Fayemi and the PDP’s out-going Deputy Governor of the State cum Academician Dr. Olushola Eleka. 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 Gov Election

Ekiti PDP

Ekiti State governorship election has come and gone but is it indeed a new dawn for the Ekiti people ? The pattern of voting showed the people are grossly dissatisfied with the system of governance of the incumbent , Governor Ayo Fayose . A continuity of such poverty – ridden …

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Ekiti election result should be nullified if… —Udeogaranya

Ekiti PDP

A chieftain and presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Charles Udeogaranya has asked the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, to nullify the just conducted Ekiti gubernatorial election where Dr Kayode Fayemi emerged winner. According to him, “I am appalled that with thousands of law- upholding agencies of government, ranging …

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Observer groups reject Ekiti election results

Ekiti PDP

A coalition of observer groups and civil society organisations have rejected the outcome of Saturday’ s Ekiti State governorship election . In a statement by spokespersons Comrade Haruna Farouk and Nze Adachi Okoro, they said the exercise did not reflect their findings , promising a full disclosure tomorrow. “ Other …

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BREAKING: Fayemi wins Ekiti gubernatorial election

Fayemi

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

Ekiti PDP

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

Ekiti PDP

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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