Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Tag "Ayodele Fayose"

    Fayose planning to set me up, says Fayemi

Fayose planning to set me up, says Fayemi

The Kayode Fayemi Campaign Office says it has uncovered a plan by Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti, to carry out attacks on supporters of Segun Oni, using thugs pretending to work for the minister of mines and steel development.In a statement on Saturday, Yinka Oyebode, spokesman of Fayemi, said the plan was hatched by Fayose in the bid to cause [...]

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    Fayose: APC turning Ekiti into a war zone

Fayose: APC turning Ekiti into a war zone

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti of turning the state into a war zone.He said this on Sunday while reacting to the violence which marred the APC governorship primary election.The election ended on a rancorous note. There were cases of ballot box snatching.In a statement on Sunday, Fayose said the incident is [...]

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    Fayose: Only thugs with presidential backing can break into senate

Fayose: Only thugs with presidential backing can break into senate

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has alleged that the suspected thugs who stole the mace of the senate had "presidential backing".The mace – which is the symbol of authority at the senate – was taken away by "hoodlums" who came with Ovie Omo-Agege, senator from Delta state.The senator of the All Progressives Congress (APC) committed the act about a week after [...]

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    Fayose accuses Buhari of rewarding looters who decamped from PDP

Fayose accuses Buhari of rewarding looters who decamped from PDP

Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti state governor, says President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over the most corrupt government in Nigeria’s history.Fayose said in a statement issued on Monday by Lere Olayinka, his special assistant on public communications and new media.He alleged that Buhari’s fight against corruption is selective as it "protects and rewards" looters who decamped from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).He said [...]

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    Fayose asks FG: How can you discuss ceasefire with ‘defeated’ Boko Haram?

Fayose asks FG: How can you discuss ceasefire with ‘defeated’ Boko Haram?

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, is against a ceasefire agreement with Boko Haram insurgents.On Sunday, Lai Mohammed, minister of information, said the federal government had been in “wider cessation-of-hostility” talks with the insurgents.He said the ceasefire talks secured the release of the 113 students and pupils kidnapped from Dapchi, Borno state, as well as the police officers’ wives and [...]

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    ‘In a saner clime, you should be in jail’ — Fayose, Ojudu lock horns on Twitter

‘In a saner clime, you should be in jail’ — Fayose, Ojudu lock horns on Twitter

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, on Tuesday, clashed with Babafemi Ojudu, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on political matters, on Twitter.Ojudu is seeking to be elected the next governor of Ekiti.Fayose had called for the arrest of Ojudu over his campaign billboards. He accused Ojudu of erecting the billboards illegally, by not paying the required fees for it.“In [...]

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    Fayose: What manner of president gives order in Jan and only realises in March it was disobeyed?

Fayose: What manner of president gives order in Jan and only realises in March it was disobeyed?

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says he wonders if President Muhammadu Buhari “really knows anything” about happenings in the country.Fayose said this while reacting to Buhari's comment on Monday that he was not aware Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, disobeyed his orders.Shortly after 73 persons were killed in January following clashes between farmers and herdsmen, Buhari asked Idris to [...]

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    Fayose: Buhari told govs to ensure people don’t build houses to block cattle routes

Fayose: Buhari told govs to ensure people don’t build houses to block cattle routes

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has quoted President Muhammadu Buhari as giving governors a directive to ensure people do not block “cattle routes” in their states.According to him, the president said: “People are building houses to block cattle routes.”Fayose, who was speaking during a programme on Ekiti State Television (EKTV), said Buhari made the comments during the federal executive [...]

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    Fayose says Taraba people ‘won’t be hoodwinked by Buhari’s crocodile tears’

Fayose says Taraba people ‘won’t be hoodwinked by Buhari’s crocodile tears’

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Taraba and planned visit to Benue, Zamfara, Yobe and Rivers states, as an after-thought.In a statement issued on his behalf by Lere Olayinka, his special assistant on public communications and new media, Lere Olayinka, Fayose wondered why the president "refused" to visit the people immediately after the killings and abduction.He [...]

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    ‘TI has placed a question mark on your integrity’ – Fayose blasts Buhari despite Aso Rock handshake

‘TI has placed a question mark on your integrity’ – Fayose blasts Buhari despite Aso Rock handshake

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of presiding over the “worst form of corruption” in Nigeria’s history.Fayose said this some hours after the picture of him and Buhari shaking hands at the council of state meeting went viral.Some might have interpreted the encounter with the president as a sign of truce but the fierce critic of [...]

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    The era of ‘baba has said’ is gone — Fayose demands list of looters before sale of property

The era of ‘baba has said’ is gone — Fayose demands list of looters before sale of property

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has asked the federal government to publish the list of all stolen properties recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).In a statement on Wednesday, Fayose also asked the government to publish the names of owners of the properties before its purported plan to sell them.He said the federal government cannot continue to [...]

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    Drama as cows prevent aircraft from landing at Akure airport

Drama as cows prevent aircraft from landing at Akure airport

Some cows invaded the premises of the Akure Airport, Ondo state, on Saturday, preventing an Air Peace flight from landing.The incident, which occurred around 12pm, took those at the airport by surprise.TheCable learnt that it took the intervention of officials of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and other security operatives to clear the runway for safe landing.One of the [...]

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    VIDEO: Fayose relaxes as cobbler works on his shoe

VIDEO: Fayose relaxes as cobbler works on his shoe

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, is at it again. The governor, who is known for being streetwise, recently visited a roadside cobbler to repair his shoe which got bad while he was on project inspection.According to Lere Olayinka, spokesman of the governor, who shared the video on social media, Fayose parted with N25,000 after his shoe had been put in [...]

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    Fayose: Nigeria’s constitution no longer working

Fayose: Nigeria’s constitution no longer working

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says the constitution of Nigeria is no longer working.Idowu Adelusi, Fayose's chief press secretary, quoted him as saying this during a broadcast on a television station.“The constitution of Nigeria is no longer working,” he said.“The constitution was not even drafted to make the governor have control over the security apparatus that could be used to [...]

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    PHOTOS: Fayose lands in Benue

PHOTOS: Fayose lands in Benue

Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, on Thursday visited Benue state to commiserate with the people over the clashes between farmers and herdsmen.Over 80 persons have been killed in the state this year alone.Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue, was on ground to receive Fayose, who is chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum.Fayose offered prayers at the gravesite [...]

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    EXTRA: Ekiti sets up its own ‘EFCC’

EXTRA: Ekiti sets up its own ‘EFCC’

A bill for the establishment of Ekiti Economic Crimes Commission (EECC) has scaled second reading at the state's house of assembly.The executive bill was sent to the house by Ayodele Fayose, governor of the state.If passed, Ekiti will be the first state in the country to have an independent body charged with the responsibility of investigating economic crimes.Writing via his Twitter [...]

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