Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Tag "Ayodele Fayose"

    EXCLUSIVE: EFCC begins investigation of Fayose, wife

EXCLUSIVE: EFCC begins investigation of Fayose, wife

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has begun the investigation of Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, his wife, Feyisetan, and his top aides, TheCable can report.Others being investigated are Lere Olayinka, spokesman to the governor; Toyin Ojo, the state's commissioner for finance; Oluyemisi Owolabi, the state's accountant general.Sources in the know of the investigation said the anti-graft agency is [...]

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    VIDEO: Fayose makes first public appearance after guber poll

VIDEO: Fayose makes first public appearance after guber poll

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has made his first public appearance since the defeat suffered by his party in the governorship election.While walking on a street surrounded by his aides, Fayose acknowledged cheers from the crowd.Shouts of "Oshoko", the name his political associates call him, rented the air.Watch the video below:[...]

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    CLOSE-UP: Kayode Fayemi, the comeback kid who lost gracefully in 2014

CLOSE-UP: Kayode Fayemi, the comeback kid who lost gracefully in 2014

On Sunday, Kayode Fayemi was declared winner of the Ekiti  state governorship election, defeating Kolapo Olusola, the incumbent deputy governor of the state, who ran under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Call it the second coming of the former governor of the state and you are not far from the truth.His victory came as a surprise to [...]

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    PHOTO: Fayose, Fayemi share bottle of wine — but not on election eve

PHOTO: Fayose, Fayemi share bottle of wine — but not on election eve

Looking at the current situation in Ekiti, those not conversant with the past would think Ayodele Fayose, the state governor, and Kayode Fayemi, his predecessor, have always been on warring path.Long before the state governorship election slated for Saturday, the political rivalry of the duo could easily pass as one of the most popular in the country. It could even [...]

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    No officer slapped Fayose, says police spokesman in Ekiti

No officer slapped Fayose, says police spokesman in Ekiti

The Ekiti state police command says no policeman slapped Ayodele Fayose, governor of the state.Fayose had said security operatives invaded the governor’s office on Wednesday and later assaulted him.But speaking with TheCable on Friday, Caleb Ikechukwu, police spokesman in Ekiti, said the police respect the office of the governor and no policeman could have slapped him.“No policeman can and will [...]

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    Fayemi, Olusola battle for votes but these factors may determine the winner

Fayemi, Olusola battle for votes but these factors may determine the winner

On one side, the shout is for continuity. On the other, it is a battle to reclaim the land.Although, there are at least 30 candidates across many political parties, the Ekiti governorship election holding this Saturday is clearly between the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).PDP’s Kolapo Olusola wants to succeed Ayodele Fayose, [...]

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    Fayose’s worst fear coming true

Fayose’s worst fear coming true

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has been on been on the rooftop and won’t come down till long after Saturday. He has been screaming, for all the world to hear, that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) plans to rig this weekend’s governorship election for his arch foe, Kayode Fayemi.From Fayose’s camp, it seems that the APC will not be content [...]

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    VIDEO: ‘I must not be put to shame’ – Fayose goes on his knees in prayer

VIDEO: ‘I must not be put to shame’ – Fayose goes on his knees in prayer

You have seen Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, on the altar of a church; you might have seen him at eid praying ground during Islamic festive period; you might have heard him make reference to the scripture but you probably have not heard him praying.At a rally of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, the governor waxed spiritual.But [...]

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    ‘Learn governance from Fayose’ — PDP taunts Buhari

‘Learn governance from Fayose’ — PDP taunts Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to learn the art of governance from Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state.In a statement on Tuesday, Kola Ologbondiyan spokesman of PDP, said Buhari's attendance at the Ekiti All Progressives Congress (APC) rally worsened the woes of Kayode Fayemi, his party's candidate for the governorship election.He said Buhari could [...]

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    EXTRA: Ngige ‘campaigns’ for Fayose at APC rally

EXTRA: Ngige ‘campaigns’ for Fayose at APC rally

Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment and a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), “campaigned” for Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti state governor during the mega rally of the party in Ado-Ekiti, on Tuesday.The rally held ahead of the state’s governorship election slated for July 14.Ngigie metaphorically referred to Kayode Fayemi, the APC governorship candidate and the opposition parties as [...]

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    FACT CHECK: Is Eniola Fayose, owner of company printing ballot papers, related to Ekiti governor?

FACT CHECK: Is Eniola Fayose, owner of company printing ballot papers, related to Ekiti governor?

On Monday, operatives of the Lagos state police command announced that it raided a printing press where election materials for Ekiti state governorship election were being printed.Two people were arrested in the premises of O’Naphtali Company Limited in the Gbagada area of the state. Imohimi Edgal, the state commissioner of police, identified the owner of the press as Eniola Fayose.The police commisioner, [...]

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    The battle for Ekiti

The battle for Ekiti

Ekiti, that homogenous state in our country, is literally at war. For a group of people famed for wars, at least we all remember the Ekiti Parapo war, that internecine war between Ibadan and combined forces of Ekiti/Ijesa, which lasted 16 years; they’re no strangers to wars. But this war is for the votes of Ekiti citizens come Saturday, July [...]

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    Fayose: When I saw ‘old man’ Buhari beside the president of France, I said ‘Oh my God’

Fayose: When I saw ‘old man’ Buhari beside the president of France, I said ‘Oh my God’

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has fired yet another shot at President Muhammadu Buhari whom he believes is too old to lead the country.At a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rally in Ado Ekiti on Thursday, the governor commented on the visit of President Emmanuel Macron of France to Nigeria.Aged 40 years, Macron is one of the youngest leaders in the [...]

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    Bamidele: Ghost of 2014 poll haunting us till now… reject PDP during Ekiti poll

Bamidele: Ghost of 2014 poll haunting us till now… reject PDP during Ekiti poll

Opeyemi Bamidele, director-general of the campaign for Kayode Fayemi, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti state, says policies Fayemi brought to state when he was governor have been jettisoned for "stomach infrastructure".Fayemi who served a term was defeated in 2014 by Ayodele Fayose, the incumbent governor.In a statement on Tuesday, Bamidele urged the electorate not to [...]

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    After meeting with Atiku, Kwankwaso visits Fayose — is defection on the horizon?

After meeting with Atiku, Kwankwaso visits Fayose — is defection on the horizon?

Rabiu Kwankwaso, former governor of Kano, met with Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti, in Ado Ekiti on Monday.A statement from Idowu Adelusi, Fayose's chief press secretary, quoted both men as advocating for a peaceful conduct of the July 14 governorship election in the state.Details of what was discussed during the meeting were not revealed but the development comes three days [...]

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    Fayemi: I increased teachers’ pay when I was governor but Fayose is owing them

Fayemi: I increased teachers’ pay when I was governor but Fayose is owing them

Kayode Fayemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti state, says he increased teachers' salaries when he was in power but Ayodele Fayose, his successor, has not paid them in 10 months.Fayemi, who was governor of the state between 2010 and 2014, and now flying with the mantra “reclaiming our land, restoring [...]

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