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Fayose fires all Ekiti local government chairmen

Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has announced the dissolution of the 35 local government areas, including local council development areas under caretaker administrations in the state.Idowu Adelusi, the chief press secretary to the governor, disclosed this in a statement made available to NAN in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, on Saturday.Fayose directed all the affected caretaker chairmen, their secretaries and other [...]

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    Fayemi: Fayose’s noise on debt profile needless

Fayemi: Fayose’s noise on debt profile needless

Kayode Fayemi, the immediate past governor of Ekiti state, has urged Ayodele Fayose, the new governor, to study the handover notes on his four-year stewardship before making unfavourable comments about his administration.Fayemi described the statement made by the new governor in his inaugural speech, insinuating that the state is indebted to the tune of N84 billion, as reckless and irresponsible.Speaking [...]

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Fayose appoints aides, striking workers resume work

Few hours after his inauguration into office as governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose has announced his first set of appointments.The civil servants in the state, who have been on strike for two months strike, also called off their strike in solidarity with the governor.During the inauguration ceremony, Fayose disclosed that he would appoint an aide on stomach infrastructure to [...]

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    Buhari: 2015 elections ‘a watershed’ for Nigeria

Buhari: 2015 elections ‘a watershed’ for Nigeria

All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, General Muhammadu Buhari, has said that the 2015 general elections will determine if the country is prepared for progress or not.The three-time presidential aspirant, who on Tuesday, declared the interest to give the highest office in the land another trial, made the statement in Ado-Ekiti, capital of Ekiti, while commissioning  Ekiti Parapo Square, a 12,000-seater project [...]

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    Ekiti residents beg Fayemi to relax curfew   

Ekiti residents beg Fayemi to relax curfew

Some residents of Ado-Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti state, have appealed to Governor Kayode Fayemi to relax the dusk -to-dawn curfew imposed on the state last week following the violent activities of some thugs.The residents, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ado-Ekiti on Monday, lamented the adverse effect of the curfew on their businesses.Following the violence, [...]

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    Suspected Fayose loyalists harass judge in Ekiti

Suspected Fayose loyalists harass judge in Ekiti

The violence that broke out at the state high court in Ekiti on Monday was replicated on Thursday, as suspected thugs loyal to governor-elect of the state, Ayodele Fayose, harassed Justice John Adeyeye and disrupted the sitting of the governorship election petition tribunal.Following Monday’s incident, the police arrested six of the suspected thugs and arraigned them in court the following day.Fayose [...]

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    I know nothing about attacks in Ekiti, says Fayose

I know nothing about attacks in Ekiti, says Fayose

Ekiti state governor-elect,  Mr Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday denied any involvement with the miscreants that allegedly attacked an Ado-Ekiti court where his case was being heard on September 22.Fayose was accused by an Ekiti socio-political group known as the E 11, which instituted a suit against his candidature in the June 20 Ekiti governorship elections, of being responsible for the [...]

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    PDP faults Fayemi’s ‘illegal’ labour recruitment

PDP faults Fayemi’s ‘illegal’ labour recruitment

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in EKiti state has accused the outgoing administration of Governor Kayode Fayemi of illegal recruitment into the civil service, threatening that the incoming workers would be laid off when Governor-Elect Ayodele Fayose assumes office on October 20, 2014.Describing the action of the current government as irresponsible, PDP claimed to have the actual record of the genuine work force [...]

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    Ekiti governorship election tribunal begins sitting

Ekiti governorship election tribunal begins sitting

The governorship election petitions tribunal set up to hear grievances arising from the conduct of the June 21 governorship election in Ekiti state held its inaugural sitting on Wednesday.Chairman of the tribunal and judge of the federal high court, Jos, Justice Muhammad Siraj (pictured), was the only judge who appeared at the sitting.The presiding judge struck out a motion ex-parte [...]

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    PDP postpones Ekiti campaign for victims of Jos blasts

PDP postpones Ekiti campaign for victims of Jos blasts

The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has postponed its governorship campaign slated for Thursday in Ekiti State.National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr. Olisa Metuh, said the campaign, meant to be a presidential/state governorship flag-off, has been postponed by one week in order to mourn the victims of  the bomb blast in Jos.About  118 persons lost [...]

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