Sunday, February 17, 2019

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    I inherited N155bn debt from Fayose, says Fayemi

I inherited N155bn debt from Fayose, says Fayemi

Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti governor, says his predecessor, Ayodele Fayose, left a debt profile of N155.79 billion for the state.He made the remark on Thursday while signing the N129.9 billion state budget for 2019.He gave the breakdown of the debts as; loans, N57.694 billion; unpaid salary arrears, N16.777 billion; outstanding leave bonus to workers, N4.402 billion; pension and gratuity arrears, 39.775 [...]

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    Fayose asks Osinbajo to go get a haircut in Baga or Zamfara — after VP’s visit to Abuja salon

Fayose asks Osinbajo to go get a haircut in Baga or Zamfara — after VP’s visit to Abuja salon

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has called on Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to go get a haircut in Baga, Borno state, which was recently attacked by Boko Haram.On Thursday, Osinbajo had visited Luxor Salon and Spa, Wuse II, where he had a haircut, after interacting with different artisans and families within the neighbourhood.But reacting to Osinbajo's family chats ahead [...]

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    ‘Failure in Imo synonymous with failure in Abuja’ — Fayose hits APC over primaries fallout

‘Failure in Imo synonymous with failure in Abuja’ — Fayose hits APC over primaries fallout

Ayodele Fayose, ex-governor of Ekiti, has taken a swipe at the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the rift between Adams Oshiomhole, the party's chairman, and Rochas Okorocha, Imo state governor.The former governor made the comment in reaction to the recent criticism of Okorocha by the APC chairman.Oshiomhole on Friday accused the governor of frustrating Hope Uzodinma, the party's anointed governorship [...]

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    Ekiti govt reverses last-minute appointments made by Fayose

Ekiti govt reverses last-minute appointments made by Fayose

The Ekiti state executive council on Wednesday approved the cancellation of some key appointments made by former governor Ayo Fayose towards the end of his tenure.NAN reports that the review also affects all other appointments made into the state’s public service.Olayinka Oyebode, the chief press secretary to the governor, who briefed journalists at the end of the meeting, said all [...]

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    Fayemi: Why I won’t abandon Fayose’s projects

Fayemi: Why I won’t abandon Fayose’s projects

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says his administration will not abandon projects inherited from the previous government.Fayemi said although he may not agree with Ayodele Fayose, his predecessor, on the rationale behind the establishment of some projects, abandoning them would amount to wasting the resources of the state.The governor spoke in Afao Ekiti on Wednesday during his tour of [...]

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    Lere Olayinka: Fayose has thrown a challenge… Buhari’s men should follow suit

Lere Olayinka: Fayose has thrown a challenge… Buhari’s men should follow suit

Lere Olayinka, spokesman of Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, says his principal has thrown a challenge to President Muhammadu Buhari’s men by submitting himself for investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Olayinka made the remark at the federal high court, Ikoyi, where Fayose is facing trial for alleged money laundering and charges bordering on financial misappropriation.The [...]

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    ‘I’m here’ — Fayose storms EFCC office with his bag of clothes

‘I’m here’ — Fayose storms EFCC office with his bag of clothes

Ayodele Fayose, immediate past governor of Ekiti, has arrived at the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja.Fayose had earlier notified the EFCC that he will make himself available immediately his tenure expires.He was on Tuesday accompanied to the anti-graft agency's office by Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, and Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation.Wearing [...]

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    Fayose heads to Abuja for showdown with EFCC

Fayose heads to Abuja for showdown with EFCC

Ayodele Fayose, outgoing governor of Ekiti, has left for the nation's capital, Abuja, to honour the invitation of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Fayose had earlier written a letter to the EFCC saying he will turn himself in immediately his tenure as governor expires on October 16.Idowu Adelusi, chief press secretary to Fayose, said "the governor is on his [...]

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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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