Sunday, February 17, 2019

Tag "ayo fayose"

    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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    Dickson says there’s a lot unnecessary controversy over $1bn insurgency fund

Dickson says there’s a lot unnecessary controversy over $1bn insurgency fund

Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa state, says there is a lot of unnecessary controversy over the $1 billion approved to fight  insurgency.Governors of the 36 states were said to have endorsed the plan but Ayo Fayose of Ekiti has denied any involvement in the approval.He even filed a suit before a federal high court in Abuja, challenging the decision of his colleagues [...]

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    Fayose heads to court, says Ekiti share of $1bn should be released for fight against ‘Hunger Haram’

Fayose heads to court, says Ekiti share of $1bn should be released for fight against ‘Hunger Haram’

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has filed a suit before a federal high court in Abuja, challenging the decision of his colleagues to approve $1 billion for the fight against insurgency.Last week when governors announced that they had agreed that the federal government should withdraw the amount from the excess crude account, Fayose kicked against it.He said the money would be used for the reelection of [...]

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    ‘Jonathan got $2bn’ — Yari defends $1bn insurgency fund

‘Jonathan got $2bn’ — Yari defends $1bn insurgency fund

Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara state and chairman of Nigeria governors' forum, says there is nothing wrong with the approval of $1 billion for the fight against insurgency.Addressing reporters after a meeting at the presidential villa in Abuja, Yari said the government of former President Goodluck Jonathan got twice the amount approved for the current administration.He said his colleagues decided [...]

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    Govs, speakers of state assemblies holding emergency meeting at Aso Rock

Govs, speakers of state assemblies holding emergency meeting at Aso Rock

Governors and speakers of state assemblies are currently meeting at the old banquet hall of the presidential villa in Abuja.Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara state and chairman of the Nigerian governors' forum (NGF), is presiding over the meeting.It is coming amid the criticisms which trailed governors' approval of $1 billion from the excess crude account for the fight against insurgency.Ayo [...]

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    Fayose accused of robbing Ekiti delegates at PDP convention

Fayose accused of robbing Ekiti delegates at PDP convention

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti state has accused Ayodele Fayose, governor of the state, of shortchanging those who represented Ekiti at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national convention in Abuja.There were reports that delegates received bribes to vote for some candidates.In a statement on Monday, Taiwo Olatubosun, spokesman of the APC in Ekiti, alleged that while the governor collected $10,000 on [...]

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    Fayose: $1bn is for Buhari’s reelection… I’m not among govs who approved it

Fayose: $1bn is for Buhari’s reelection… I’m not among govs who approved it

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has opposed the decision of the national economic council (NEC) to approve $1 billion for the fight against insurgency.At the end of the NEC meeting on Thursday, Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, said all the governors had agreed that the money should be taken from the excess crude account (ECA).But in a statement [...]

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    Adeniran, south-west consensus candidate, storms out of convention venue in anger

Adeniran, south-west consensus candidate, storms out of convention venue in anger

Tunde Adeniran, a chairmanship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has walked out of Eagle Square, venue of the ongoing convention in anger.Four aspirants had stepped down to endorse him as the consensus candidate in the south-west region.Speaking through Taiwo Keju, his publicity director, Adeniran called for the cancellation of the exercise.Adeniran said he was against the use of [...]

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    EXTRA: My birthday wish is to receive a call from Buhari, says Fayose

EXTRA: My birthday wish is to receive a call from Buhari, says Fayose

One of the birthday wishes of Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, is to be woken with a call from President Muhammadu Buhari — but it never happened.Although the governor who clocked 57 on Wednesday is disappointed, he "takes no offence".Speaking with journalists in Ado Ekiti, he said: "My wishes on my 57th birthday as Ayo Fayose are many but [...]

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