Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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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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    Court remands driver who ‘attempted to kill Fayose’

Court remands driver who ‘attempted to kill Fayose’

 An Ado Ekiti magistrates’ court has ordered the remand of a driver, Ahamed Kolo, over an alleged attempt to murder Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state.The police arraigned the commercial driver on Wednesday.Monica Ikebuilo, the prosecutor, told the court that the accused committed the offence on Sept. 24 at Ijigbo Street in Ado-Ekiti.Monica Ikebuilo, the prosecutor, told the court that [...]

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    EXTRA: From pulpit to eid ground… Fayose goes traditional with masquerade

EXTRA: From pulpit to eid ground… Fayose goes traditional with masquerade

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has been spotted posing with a masquerade.The governor would have circled the three major religions in Nigeria - Islam, Christianity and African traditional religion, with his latest meme.On September 1, "Alfa" Fayose joined Muslims at the eid ground to say the Eid-el-Kabir prayers.Two months before then, the governor mounted the pulpit to "preach the gospel".And [...]

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    Fayose: No one attacked Buhari when he led a protest against Yar’Adua

Fayose: No one attacked Buhari when he led a protest against Yar’Adua

Ayo Fayose, Ekiti state governor, has condemned the attacks on the 'resume or resign' protesters, saying President Muhammadu Buhari was not attacked when he led a protest against the late President Umaru Musa' Yar'Adua.In a statement on Wednesday, Fayose described the attacks on the group “as the height of dictatorship and demonstration of intolerance to opposing views by the All [...]

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    Fayose: If Buhari refuses to resign, he should be made minister of foreign affairs

Fayose: If Buhari refuses to resign, he should be made minister of foreign affairs

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says if President Muhammadu Buhari still wants to remain in office, he should be made the minister of foreign affairs.Speaking at a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) forum in Ibadan, Oyo state capital, Fayose criticised the presidency for shrouding Buhari’s health in secrecy.He said he was excluded from the delegation that visited Buhari in London [...]

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    OBJ, Fayose and the Libyan idol

OBJ, Fayose and the Libyan idol

A humour bag of arguably inexhaustible depth, former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, would make even the most consummate stand-up comic feel inadequate on a good day. From improvising the risqué to trafficking the folksy, his creativity, as he himself once famously put it in one such fit of self-deprecating humour, is fed by a certain native resourcefulness, being "Omo ma [...]

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    Fayose: How Obasanjo used me to wreck Atiku, Makarfi

Fayose: How Obasanjo used me to wreck Atiku, Makarfi

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo used him to wreck the presidential bids of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and Ahmed Makarfi, chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Speaking with ‘The Interview’, Fayose alleged that Obasanjo thwarted the chance of Makarfi becoming the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in 2007.He said Makarfi was sidelined in favour [...]

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    Fayose: I was prepared to burn my PDP membership card at supreme court

Fayose: I was prepared to burn my PDP membership card at supreme court

Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says he went to the supreme court with the mindset to set ablaze his membership card if Ali Modu Sheriff had been declared chairman of the party.The apex court had on Wednesday affirmed Ahmed Makarfi as the authentic chairman of the party, effectively ending the leadership tussle of the PDP.Fayose said he was armed [...]

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    Okorocha: Fayose trying to overheat the polity… Nigerians should ignore him

Okorocha: Fayose trying to overheat the polity… Nigerians should ignore him

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, has accused Ayo Fayose, his Ekiti state counterpart, of attempting to overheat the polity, appealing to Nigerians to disregard Fayose’s controversial statement.On Wednesday, Fayose addressed a press conference where he alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari had been on a life support machine for 20 days.Fayose called on Buhari to resign, saying the president was [...]

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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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