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    Ekiti PDP asks God to scatter APC

Ekiti PDP asks God to scatter APC

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti have asked God to “arise and scatter” the All Progressives Congress (APC).They said this at an event to mark the third anniversary of Ayo Fayose, governor of the state.At the programme, the governor reeled out his achievements in office and said he was in court to determine the possibility of contesting [...]

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    Fayose: ‎I’ll snatch power from Buhari… I’m the next president

Fayose: ‎I’ll snatch power from Buhari… I’m the next president

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says he has what it takes to wrestle power from President Muhammadu Buhari.Speaking during a meeting with political office holders at government’s house, Ado Ekiti, Fayose described himself as a man of the people.He also took a swipe at Segun Oni and Kayode Fayemi, former governors of the state, who are believed to be [...]

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    Residents kick against Fayose’s plan to uproot ‘sacred’ tree

Residents kick against Fayose’s plan to uproot ‘sacred’ tree

There was tension in Ikere-Ekiti, headquarters of Ikere local government area of Ekiti state, on Tuesday over the move to uproot a tree obstructing the dualisation of a road project awarded by Ayo Fayose, governor of the state.Residents consider the tree is located in a historical site in the heart of the community as sacred.An attempt on Monday by the [...]

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    Fayose seeks to stay in office beyond 2018

Fayose seeks to stay in office beyond 2018

Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti, says before a governorship election is conducted in the state in 2018, the supreme court would have to state if he is eligible to complete his first tenure or not.On May 3, the governor had said he would not run for elective office again.Fayose was impeached when he was first elected governor of Ekiti in [...]

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    Your ‘Kangaroo’ panel can’t probe me, Fayemi tells Fayose

Your ‘Kangaroo’ panel can’t probe me, Fayemi tells Fayose

Kayode Fayemi, minister of mines and steel development, has told Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, that the inauguration of a judicial commission to probe his administration in the state is an exercise in futility.Speaking through Yinka Oyebode, his media aide, Fayemi said the governor’s action is at variance with the laws of the land which makes it subjudice for anyone [...]

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    Fayose sets up panel to probe Fayemi

Fayose sets up panel to probe Fayemi

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has set up a panel to probe Kayode Fayemi, his predecessor and the current minister of solid minerals and development.The panel, which was inaugurated in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, at 10am on Monday, has three months to submit its report.It is headed by Bamidele Oyewole, a retired high court judge.The Ekiti state house of [...]

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    Adebayo truly never wanted civil war, says Fayose

Adebayo truly never wanted civil war, says Fayose

Ayo Fayose, Ekiti state governor, says former military governor Adeyinka Adebayo was always after Nigeria's unity and was fundamentally opposed to the civil war of 1967.The governor said this on Friday as the corpse of the late Adebayo arrived Ado Ekiti, the state capital, for his lying-in-state.Fayose, who paid glowing tributes to Adebayo, said: "We are celebrating General Adebayo today because [...]

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    VIDEO: Fayose turns drummer at party

VIDEO: Fayose turns drummer at party

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, is at it again, but this time he is not sharing cakes or eating roadside foods.In a video posted on Facebook by Isaac Fayose, younger brother of the governor, the number one citizen of Ekiti is seen hanging a drum.Dressed in a white native attire, Fayose moves to the tune of the drum.However, it [...]

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    Fayose: I will not contest again — not even for senate

Fayose: I will not contest again — not even for senate

Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti state governor, says he will not run for elective office again.The governor on Tuesday noted that he will not contest the senatorial seat in the 2019 elections.Speaking in Ado Ekiti while meeting with civil servants, Fayose said his main preoccupation, henceforth, is to advocate for a better Nigeria."I don’t want to contest again, not even for senatorial [...]

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    Fayose joins Nnamdi Kanu at Abuja court

Fayose joins Nnamdi Kanu at Abuja court

Ayo Fayose, Ekiti state governor, is currently at the federal high court Abuja to show solidarity for Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).Lere Olayinka, media aide to the governor, disclosed this on Facebook."Governor Fayose in court in solidarity with IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu whose trial comes up today before Justice Nyako," he wrote.TheCable also confirmed that [...]

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    Fayose: Those around Buhari buried their own loot in Aso Rock

Fayose: Those around Buhari buried their own loot in Aso Rock

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has alleged that some people close to President Muhammadu Buhari buried loot in the presidential villa in Abuja.Fayose made the claim in response to the statement of Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, that looters have resorted to burying stolen funds in their backyards, deep forests and burial grounds.Mohammed said this while saying [...]

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    Fayose to Fayemi: If you contest against me in 2018, I’ll give you another 16–0

Fayose to Fayemi: If you contest against me in 2018, I’ll give you another 16–0

Ekiti governor, Ayodele Fayose, says he will roundly defeat Kayode Fayemi, his predecessor, should he decide to contest against him in the 2018 governorship election in the state.Fayose also accused the minister of solid minerals development of boasting that the supreme court would be made to review its judgment of April 14, 2015, which validated his election.The governor said Fayemi and [...]

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    Sheriff to Fayose: Enough is enough, stop insulting me

Sheriff to Fayose: Enough is enough, stop insulting me

Ali Modu Sheriff, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has warned Ekiti governor Ayo Fayose to stop making derogatory comments about him, saying "enough is enough".Sheriff on Thursday said while he will not sink to Fayose's level of verbal altercation, he will discipline him through the constitution of the PDP.He said this while speaking with journalists in Abuja [...]

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    Call me to prove you are healthy, Fayose tells Buhari

Call me to prove you are healthy, Fayose tells Buhari

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to reach him on telephone to prove that he is hale and hearty.The presidency has released a list of the persons Buhari had telephone conversation with since he left the country for the UK on January 19.Among them are foreign leaders like President Donald Trump of US; King Mohammed [...]

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    Fayose:  I’m not dumping PDP… I attended Akeredolu’s inauguration for Yoruba unity

Fayose: I’m not dumping PDP… I attended Akeredolu’s inauguration for Yoruba unity

Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says he attended the inauguration of Rotimi Akeredolu, his Ondo state counterpart, for Yoruba unity.Fayose, the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said this in a statement issued by Idowu Adelusi, his chief press secretary.He said he could not have done otherwise because the unity of Yoruba people was too important for anybody [...]

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    Wike: Supporting Sheriff is one of my worst political decisions

Wike: Supporting Sheriff is one of my worst political decisions

Nyesom Wike, Rivers state governor, says assisting Ali-Modu Sheriff to the position of the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is one of the worst decisions he has made in his political career.Wike and Ayo Fayose, his Ekiti state counterpart, had backed Sheriff, but they soon fell out with him.This degenerated into a series of lawsuits that culminated in [...]

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