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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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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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