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    If I win, I’ll tackle poor revenue generating capacity of Ekiti, says Omoyeni, governorship aspirant

If I win, I’ll tackle poor revenue generating capacity of Ekiti, says Omoyeni, governorship aspirant

Adebisi Omoyeni, a former group managing director of Wema Bank Plc, has promised to tackle the poor revenue generating capacity of Ekiti if he wins the July 14 governorship election.Omoyeni, who announced that he would contest the election on the platform of the People Alliance for National Development & Liberty Party (PANDEL), blamed government's inability to pay the salary of workers [...]

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    Ekiti assembly removes chief whip, deputy speaker

Ekiti assembly removes chief whip, deputy speaker

The Ekiti house of assembly on Thursday removed Adesegun Adewumi, deputy speaker for alleged gross misconduct.The house also removed Akinniyi Sunday, its chef whip.Adewumi was removed after a motion moved by Akinyele Olatunji, house leader, and seconded by Olayanju Olanrewaju.Akinyele alleged that Adewumi was found to have indulged in activities capable of bringing the dignity and integrity of the house [...]

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    I may be forced to quit APC, says Segun Oni

I may be forced to quit APC, says Segun Oni

Segun Oni, former governor of Ekiti and an aspirant in the recent governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has threatened to leave the party.Addressing journalists in Ifaki-Ekiti, Ekiti, on Tuesday, he said his supporters in the party are being harassed.Oni came second in the primary which was won by Kayode Fayemi, minister of solid minerals development.He said although [...]

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    FUOYE shut down after students protest ‘no tuition, no exam’ rule

FUOYE shut down after students protest ‘no tuition, no exam’ rule

The management of Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) has closed down the institution following Monday’s protest by students rejecting its "no school fees, no examination" directive. [...]

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    Ekiti poll: Expect a defeat worse than 2014, Fayose tells Fayemi

Ekiti poll: Expect a defeat worse than 2014, Fayose tells Fayemi

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti, has thanked the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state for electing Kayode Fayemi as its candidate for the upcoming governorship election.He described Fayemi as the candidate Ekiti people "love to vote against at all times".On Saturday, Fayemi, minister of solid minerals development, emerged the party's flag bearer in the July 14 poll.With 941 votes, he [...]

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    Fayemi: I’m not on vengeance mission… Ekiti in critical need of rescue

Fayemi: I’m not on vengeance mission… Ekiti in critical need of rescue

Kayode Fayemi, minister of solid minerals, says he is not on a vengeance mission as he seeks to return as governor of Ekiti state.Fayemi on Saturday won the Ekiti All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election.Speaking during his acceptance speech after being announced as the APC flagbearer, Fayemi said Ekiti is in dire need of rescue.The former governor said "good [...]

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    Fayemi wins Ekiti APC governorship primary

Fayemi wins Ekiti APC governorship primary

Kayode Fayemi, minister of solid minerals, has won the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election in Ekiti.The former governor of the state secured the most votes in the rescheduled exercise held on Saturday.Fayemi took a total of 941 votes, which put him a mile ahead of other aspirants.Tanko Al-Makura, governor of Nasarawa state and chairman of the committee overseeing [...]

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    Police arrest fake delegates at Ekiti APC primary venue

Police arrest fake delegates at Ekiti APC primary venue

The police on Saturday arrested some fake delegates and suspected thugs at the ongoing All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election in Ekiti state.They were arrested while trying to forcefully gain entry into the venue where the election is holding.The fake delegates did not have the necessary requirements and the sum of N158,000 was found on them.One of the arrested [...]

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    How Fayemi won Ekiti APC governorship ticket

How Fayemi won Ekiti APC governorship ticket

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    Ex-LG chairman named running mate of PDP governorship candidate in Ekiti

Ex-LG chairman named running mate of PDP governorship candidate in Ekiti

Deji Ogunsakin has been announced as the running mate of Kolapo Olusola, governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the forthcoming Ekiti election.Lere Olayinka, media aide of Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti, made the announcement in a Facebook post on Friday.Ogunsakin is the past chairman of Ado local government area of Ekiti.On Tuesday, Olusola, deputy governor of Ekiti [...]

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    Ojudu has announced his withdrawal from Ekiti guber race but Al-Makura says he’s still an aspirant

Ojudu has announced his withdrawal from Ekiti guber race but Al-Makura says he’s still an aspirant

Tanko Al-Makura, governor of Nasarawa state and chairman of the committee overseeing the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in Ekiti state, says Babafemi Ojudu, one of the aspirants who announced his withdrawal on Thursday  would still be on the list for tomorrow’s exercise.Announcing his withdrawal on Thursday, Ojudu said he did not want to be associated with a mess.“From [...]

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    Adeyeye exits PDP after losing Ekiti guber primary

Adeyeye exits PDP after losing Ekiti guber primary

Dayo Adeyeye, a governorship aspirant in the just concluded Ekiti Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary, says he is defecting to another party.Adeyeye, who polled 771 votes out of the 1,986 cast during the primary, made this known on Thursday in Ado-Ekiti.The former minister of state for works said he would announce his new platform in the next 40 hours, saying [...]

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    Tinubu’s son-in-law disqualified as agent in Ekiti APC guber primary

Tinubu’s son-in-law disqualified as agent in Ekiti APC guber primary

Oyetunde Ojo, son-in-law to Bola Tinubu, chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is among those barred from serving as agents in the rescheduled governorship primary election in Ekiti.Ojo is a former member of the house of representatives.The primary election was disrupted when it first held on Saturday. Some delegates and agents of aspirants had alleged that the exercise was fraudulent.Ojo [...]

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    APC reschedules Ekiti guber primary

APC reschedules Ekiti guber primary

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rescheduled its governorship primary election in Ekiti to Saturday.The party had earlier fixed the election for Friday after the last exercise ended on an inconclusive note.In a statement on Thursday, Bolaji Abdullahi, spokesman of the APC, said the new date was fixed after consultation between the party's national working committee (NWC), aspirants and [...]

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    Al-Makura under pressure to shift Ekiti APC guber primary

Al-Makura under pressure to shift Ekiti APC guber primary

Tanko Al-Makura, governor of Nasarawa, is under pressure to shift the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election in Ekiti state to Sunday, TheCable can report.The primary election was disrupted when it first held on Saturday. Some delegates and representatives of aspirants had alleged that the exercise was fraudulent.Subsequently, Friday was fixed by the national body of the party for a [...]

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    PDP has won… other parties just making noise, says Ekiti governorship candidate

PDP has won… other parties just making noise, says Ekiti governorship candidate

Kolapo Olusola, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in the July 14 election Ekiti state, has expressed readiness to take up the challenge in ensuring his victory.Olusola, who is the deputy governor of the state, said this when he received the party's certificate of return at PDP national secretariat in Abuja on Wednesday.He said he was privileged to be [...]

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