Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Tag "Ayodele Fayose"

    Fani-Kayode to Fayose: I’ll stand by you in this trying period

Fani-Kayode to Fayose: I’ll stand by you in this trying period

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, says the fate of Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, lies in the hands of God and the justice system.Fani-Kayode said this in an interview with journalists at the federal high court, Ikoyi, Lagos, on Monday.He was among the individuals who showed up in court to solidarise with the former governor who [...]

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    Court fails to grant Fayose bail, trial adjourned till Wednesday

Court fails to grant Fayose bail, trial adjourned till Wednesday

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has lost out in his bid to be granted bail by the federal high court in Lagos.On Monday, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned Fayose on an 11-count charge bordering on abuse of office.The charges against Fayose were stealing, receiving money from Musiliu Obanikoro, a former minister, criminal breach of trust, [...]

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    PHOTOS: EFCC operatives lead Fayose to court

PHOTOS: EFCC operatives lead Fayose to court

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived the federal high court, Ikoyi, Lagos.The ex-governor arrived around 8:30am, in a White Toyota Hiace bus with an Abuja number plate: BWR-630AT, in company of officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and officers of the Nigerian Police Force.Below are some pictures:[...]

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    Fayose arrives Abuja airport ahead of Lagos trip

Fayose arrives Abuja airport ahead of Lagos trip

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived at Nnamdi Azikiwe airport, Abuja, to board a flight to Lagos for his trial.He is expected to board MaxAir flight VM1643.The ex-governor, who spotted a black shirt and a jean, sat next to an unidentified individual.The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had handed over the flight ticket to him on [...]

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    EFCC hands Fayose his flight ticket to Lagos

EFCC hands Fayose his flight ticket to Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has handed over the flight ticket of Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, to him, according to Nation.Fayose, who is currently at the commission’s head office in Abuja, is expected to be arraigned at a federal high court in Lagos on Monday.The commission has listed 11 charges, published by TheCable, against the [...]

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    EFCC to move Fayose to Lagos for trial

EFCC to move Fayose to Lagos for trial

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will move Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, to Lagos for trial this weekend, according to The Nation.The newspaper said Fayose’s trial will most likely begin at a federal high court in Lagos.TheCable had reported that Fayose was served with his charges in Abuja on Friday evening and that he would be [...]

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    EFCC ready to charge Fayose to court

EFCC ready to charge Fayose to court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has served charges on Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state.An official of the commission, who disclosed this to TheCable, said Fayose was served with the charges on Friday evening.The official, who craved anonymity, said the ex-governor would be arraigned in court next week.Fayose has been in custody of the agency since he [...]

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    Fayose spends third day in custody as EFCC releases pictures of houses he ‘bought through Dasukigate’

Fayose spends third day in custody as EFCC releases pictures of houses he ‘bought through Dasukigate’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released pictures of some houses which Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, allegedly purchased through illegal means.Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman of the commission, released the pictures on Wednesday, saying the properties were uncovered while the anti-graft agency was investigating the allegations of corruption against the former governor.Uwujaren alleged that Fayose purchased the [...]

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    EFCC grills Fayose over ‘N4.7bn fraud, kickbacks’ from contractors

EFCC grills Fayose over ‘N4.7bn fraud, kickbacks’ from contractors

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is said to have interrogated Ayodele Fayose, ex-governor of Ekiti state, over allegations of N4.7 billion fraud.Vanguard is reporting that the commission accused Fayose of retaining a part of the money which he allegedly received from the office of the national security adviser (ONSA) during the past administration.He was alleged to have received [...]

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    VIDEO: Wike, Fani-Kayode tag along as Fayose submits himself to EFCC

VIDEO: Wike, Fani-Kayode tag along as Fayose submits himself to EFCC

Ayodele Fayose, immediate past governor of Ekiti, on Tuesday, submitted himself to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja.Wearing a black t-shirt with the inscription "EFCC, I’m here," the governor was accompanied to the anti-graft agency’s office by Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, and Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation.Below is a video of his arrival.[...]

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    Ekiti debt profile hits N120bn as Fayose bows out

Ekiti debt profile hits N120bn as Fayose bows out

The debt profile of Ekiti state which was N117 billion at the beginning of the year has risen to N120 billion.According to a document forwarded to the debt management office by the outgoing state government, the state incurred additional debt of N3 billion between March and June this year.In September, Kayode Fayemi, governor-elect of Ekiti state, had raised an alarm [...]

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    Watch list: Fayose slams N20bn suit on EFCC

Watch list: Fayose slams N20bn suit on EFCC

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has slammed a N20 billion suit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for placing him on watch list.The governor filed the suit at a federal high court in Abuja, following the commission's refusal to withdraw the notice placing him on watch list.The EFCC had in September written to the Nigerian customs service, [...]

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    Lawyer writes Fayose, demands ‘unpaid’ N600m legal fee

Lawyer writes Fayose, demands ‘unpaid’ N600m legal fee

Owoseni Ajayi, a lawyer based in Ado-Ekiti, capital of Ekiti state, has asked Ayodele Fayose, governor of the state, to pay him a professional fee amounting to N600 million for legal services he rendered.Ajayi, who was Fayose’s lawyer before he was appointed attorney general and commissioner for justice, listed 13 high-profile cases he handled for the governor which had not been [...]

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    EFCC asks customs to place Fayose on watch list, prevent him from leaving Nigeria

EFCC asks customs to place Fayose on watch list, prevent him from leaving Nigeria

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked the Nigeria customs service to place Ayodele Fayose, outgoing governor of Ekiti, on its watch list.Fayose, whose tenure ends on October 16, is being investigated by the EFCC for alleged abuse of office, money laundering, among others.In a letter dated September 12, and addressed to the comptroller-general of customs, the EFCC [...]

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    Ekiti assembly approves Fayose’s N10bn supplementary budget

Ekiti assembly approves Fayose’s N10bn supplementary budget

The Ekiti state house of assembly has approved the N10 billion supplementary budget presented by Ayodele Fayose, governor of the state.TheCable had reported how Fayose forwarded a supplementary bill titled “2018 Revised Budget” to the assembly on September 10, though it was backdated to August 30.After receiving the proposal, Kola Oluwole, the speaker, recalled lawmakers who had been on recess [...]

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    APC to EFCC: Fayose planning to run away… keep an eye on him

APC to EFCC: Fayose planning to run away… keep an eye on him

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti says Ayodele Fayose, outgoing governor of the state, is plotting to sneak out of the country when he leaves office.The party said Fayose's offer to voluntarily surrender himself to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for questioning is “suspicious” and “diversionary”.Fayose will leave office on October 16 and has expressed his readiness to "clarify [...]

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