Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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    Fayose on ‘watch list’: I’m not afraid to face tomorrow… nobody is God

Fayose on ‘watch list’: I’m not afraid to face tomorrow… nobody is God

Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti state governor, says he is not afraid of being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).The anti-graft agency has asked the Nigeria customs service to place the outgoing governor on its watch list, saying he is likely to flee the country in a bid to evade investigation.Fayose said the action of the EFCC is "petty" [...]

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    PDP governors tackle Buhari for rejecting electoral act amendment

PDP governors tackle Buhari for rejecting electoral act amendment

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum has condemned the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the electoral act (amendment) bill.The forum made the condemnation in a communiqué signed by Ayodele Fayose, its chairman and governor of Ekiti state, after its meeting in in Abuja on Monday.The governors said the president’s decline of assent to the bill was indicative that [...]

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    Ekiti: The triumph of stomach infrastructure

Ekiti: The triumph of stomach infrastructure

If history is classified as truly the prerogative of the victor, then one concept likely to be revisited in the times ahead will be the vexatious “stomach infrastructure”. Ordinarily, the imagery evoked would perhaps not be more than the entrails of oesophagus, kidneys, intestines down to the rectum in human skeleton commonly displayed in the biology lab.But not until after [...]

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    ‘My security men have been withdrawn’ — Fayose says he is being harassed

‘My security men have been withdrawn’ — Fayose says he is being harassed

Ayo Fayose, Ekiti state governor, says he is being harassed and that his security aides have been withdrawn.The governor said the Ekiti government house was invaded after the gubernatorial election of Saturday, July 14.Fayose made the claim on Tuesday after a one-man roadshow which he ended at the palace of the Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, oba Adeyemo Adejugbe.According to NAN, the [...]

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    Fayose to Oshiomhole: Fraudulent Edo template won’t work in Ekiti

Fayose to Oshiomhole: Fraudulent Edo template won’t work in Ekiti

Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti state governor, has accused Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), of trying to rig next week's governorship election in the state, using “Edo template”.Fayose spoke in response to a remark from the APC national chairman who said the governor is “hunted by ghosts of forces he used to capture power".Idowu Adelusi, chief press [...]

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    Ekiti 2018: Fayose and his continuity agenda

Ekiti 2018: Fayose and his continuity agenda

“The forest was shrinking, but the trees kept voting for the axe because its handle was made of wood and they thought it was one of them.” - AnonymousI have been waiting for the auspicious time to comprehensively interrogate Governor Ayodele Fayose’s “Continuity Agenda” which----for all practical purposes----the only pillar upon which his support for Prof. Kolapo Olusola (his deputy) [...]

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    APC suspends guber campaign, insists Fayemi was target of Ekiti shooting

APC suspends guber campaign, insists Fayemi was target of Ekiti shooting

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti says it has suspended its gubernatorial campaign earlier scheduled to kick off on Monday.The suspension came as the state police command released the report of Friday’s shooting incident at the APC reception organised for Kayode Fayemi, its flagbearer in the July 14 governorship election.Jide Awe, chairman of the party in the state, told [...]

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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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    Fayose: Ask God for forgiveness if you voted Buhari in 2015

Fayose: Ask God for forgiveness if you voted Buhari in 2015

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says those who voted for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 general election ought to beg God for forgiveness.Alleging that Buhari has brought untold economic hardship and unprecedented level of insecurity upon Nigerians, Fayose said things would have been different if Buhari did not win.He appealed to people to vote out the All Progressives Congress [...]

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    Ojudu: If elected, I’ll probe the ‘useless’ government of Fayose

Ojudu: If elected, I’ll probe the ‘useless’ government of Fayose

Babafemi Ojudu, special adviser to the president on political matters, has promised to probe the “useless government” of Ayo Fayose, if he is elected governor of the state.Ojudu made his intention known while declaring his interest in the governorship race.Addressing the crowd at Ado Ekiti, the state capital, where his declaration rally held, Ojudu promised to touch many lives.“Today, I [...]

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    Fayose hits Buhari: Your cluelessness now glaring, take a bow and return home

Fayose hits Buhari: Your cluelessness now glaring, take a bow and return home

Ayo Fayose, Ekiti state governor, has yet again called on President Muhammadu Buhari to step aside.The governor said the insecurity and economic problems in the country were indications that the president lacks the know-how to be at the helm of the affairs.In a statement issued by Lere Olayinka, his spokesman, the governor said the abduction of 105 pupils of Government [...]

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    Atiku visits Fayose, says ‘I don’t want to comment on OBJ’s letter’

Atiku visits Fayose, says ‘I don’t want to comment on OBJ’s letter’

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar held a meeting with Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti state and leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti on Wednesday.Abubakar's plane touched down at Akure airport in Ondo state on Wednesday morning before heading to Ado-Ekiti, capital of Ekiti state.Fayose led some PDP leaders in Ekiti to welcome Abubakakar in Akure.The former number two [...]

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    ‘Kill and be killed’ — Fayose warns Benue indigenes over death of herdsman

‘Kill and be killed’ — Fayose warns Benue indigenes over death of herdsman

Babuga Dengi, a herdsman, has been killed in a bush between Irele and Oke Ako in Ikole local government area of Ekiti state.The killing suspected to be carried out by some indigenes of Benue state in Ekiti sparked tension.At a meeting with stakeholders from the Fulani and Benue communities, Ayo Fayose, governor of the state,  said there would be no unlawful killing under his [...]

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    ‘Big joke’ — Fayemi mocks 10-year restriction on seeking public office

‘Big joke’ — Fayemi mocks 10-year restriction on seeking public office

Kayode Fayemi, the minister of mines and steel development, has challenged the 10-year ban slammed on him from holding political office by an Ekiti state government white paper.In a statement issued on his behalf by Yinka Oyebode, his senior special assistant on media, Fayemi described the action as "a big joke".According to the statement, the contents of the white paper [...]

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    Fayose on ‘Fresh PDP’: Those ‘jobless miscreants’ should be thrown into prison

Fayose on ‘Fresh PDP’: Those ‘jobless miscreants’ should be thrown into prison

Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has described members of the splinter group of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as miscreants who should be "arrested and detained".Earlier on Wednesday, a group led by one Emmanuel Obi-Nwosu, opened its own national secretariat in the Asokoro area of Abuja.At its inaugural press briefing, the group described the PDP national convention as a [...]

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