Thursday, February 21, 2019

Tag "Ayodele Fayose"

    Fayose: I won’t publish mud houses as assets

Fayose: I won’t publish mud houses as assets

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says he will not deceive Nigerians by publishing cattle herds and mud houses as assets.He was making the statement in reference to President Muhammadu Buhari's published assets, which include "mud houses, 270 heads of cattle, 25 sheep, five horses, a variety of birds and a number of economic trees".“Those regarding President Buhari as a saint should know [...]

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    Fayose wants Daura’s sack over ‘raid on A’Ibom’

Fayose wants Daura’s sack over ‘raid on A’Ibom’

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to caution Lawal Daura, the director-general of the department of state services (DSS), who he described as taking Nigeria to 1984’s dictatorial era.Fayose, who was speaking through his special adviser on new media, Lere Olayinka, at a press conference in Ekiti on Friday, condemned the DSS invasion of [...]

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    Fayose: No hungry man will appreciate a tarred road

Fayose: No hungry man will appreciate a tarred road

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, say his administration will always favour stomach infrastructure over social infrastructure, saying an hungry man will not appreciate a tarred road.Fayose said this following his personal supervision of food distribution in Ikere Ekiti.In a statement by his chief press secretary, Idowu Adelusi, Fayose said the welfare of the citizens is his primary concern.“We are all [...]

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    I was once a bus driver, says Fayose

I was once a bus driver, says Fayose

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, went down memory lane on Thursday during the swearing-in ceremony of the new Osun state executives of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN).At the ceremony, which took place in Ado Ekiti, capital of the state, the governor said he raised money for his education at the Ibadan Polytechnic in Oyo state, from [...]

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    Fayose: Buhari not involved in plans to oust me

Fayose: Buhari not involved in plans to oust me

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has exonerated President Muhammadu Buhari in the attempt of lawmakers of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the fourth assembly of the state parliament to oust him from office.Speaking on Friday during the inauguration of the fifth assembly, Fayose described the development as a distraction, saying he was able to survive the plot through [...]

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    Finally, Fayose survives impeachment plot

Finally, Fayose survives impeachment plot

After months of tension and disturbing developments in Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, governor of the state, has survived the move by 19 lawmakers of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state house of assembly to oust him.Fayose would be inaugurating a new assembly on Friday.Detailing eight impeachable offences against him, the APC lawmakers had served Fayose an impeachment notice titled: [...]

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    Fayose wants to nominate minister for Buhari

Fayose wants to nominate minister for Buhari

Ayodele Fayose, the governor of Ekiti state has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to grant him the opportunity to nominate a minister for his yet-to-be announced cabinet.In a letter to the president, Fayose hinged his request around the provisions of the 1999 constitution as amended, adding that he would nominate a competent professional if his request is granted.“I shall be happy to nominate [...]

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    Fayose meets pro-impeachment APC lawmakers in Akure

Fayose meets pro-impeachment APC lawmakers in Akure

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has held a meeting with lawmakers of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Ekiti state house of assembly in Akure, capital of Ondo state.The state director of the Department of State Security (DSS) and commissioner of police were also at the meeting.Prior to Monday’s meeting, both parties had tried to meet in order [...]

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    Fayose lifts curfew on Ado-Ekiti

Fayose lifts curfew on Ado-Ekiti

Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has lifted the dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed on Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, on May 21, following the tension that emanated in the town after a clash erupted between Hausa traders and drivers.Fayose said that the state government lifted the curfew after security agents had restored peace in the state.He described the crisis that led to the [...]

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    Fayose declares curfew in Ekiti after post-rape violence

Fayose declares curfew in Ekiti after post-rape violence

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has declared a dusk-to-dawn curfew on Ado-Ekiti, capital of the state, following the tension that emanated in the town after a clash erupted between Hausa traders and drivers.A resident of the town said the crisis started after a wife of a top member of the road transport workers was allegedly raped around the Ijigbo-Old [...]

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    Fayose: APC lawmakers were with me and ‘I did the needful’

Fayose: APC lawmakers were with me and ‘I did the needful’

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has alleged that the lawmakers of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state house of assembly, who are currently plotting to oust him, previously pledged loyalty to him after he won the June 21, 2014 election in the state.Fayose said he even reached a deal with them to remove Adewale Omirin, the speaker [...]

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    Supreme court confirms Fayose Ekiti governor

Supreme court confirms Fayose Ekiti governor

The supreme court has affirmed Ayo Fayose as the duly elected governor of Ekiti state.Fayose, who ran on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had polled 203,090 votes to defeat Kayode Fayemi, the then incumbent governor, who polled 120,433 votes.Fayemi contested under‎ the All Progressives Congress (APC).The APC had alleged that the the June 21, 2014 poll was fraught [...]

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    Fayose’s PDP wins ‘all seats’ in Ekiti assembly

Fayose’s PDP wins ‘all seats’ in Ekiti assembly

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti state has won all the seats in the state’s house of assembly, just as Ayodele Fayose, the governor of the state had earlier promised.Of the 26 constituencies, the PDP won 25 seats, while the last, which was Ilejemeje, was cancelled by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) due to violence in the constituency.Earlier, [...]

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    Fayose: You’d impeach God before removing me

Fayose: You’d impeach God before removing me

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says he is an Israelite in the midst of enemies, but God would see him through his travails.Fayose, who was "served an impeachment notice last week" by 19 lawmakers of the All Progressives Congress (APC) of the Ekiti state house of assembly, said those behind his undignified exit from office in 2006 are the [...]

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    Jonathan will beat Buhari silly, says Fayose

Jonathan will beat Buhari silly, says Fayose

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, believes that Goodluck Jonathan, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), would beat Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate “silly” at Saturday;s election.In a statement by Idowu Adelusi, Fayose’s chief press secretary, the governor said APC would fail woefully in its bid to clinch presidency.“The reason APC will fail woefully [...]

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    PDP using Fayose, Mimiko for mayhem, says APC

PDP using Fayose, Mimiko for mayhem, says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of "working through" Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti state governor, and Olusegun Mimiko, Ondo state governor, "to cause mayhem in the south-west before, during and after the general election in a bid to rig it".The main opposition party also accused the PDP of planning to disrupt its road show in [...]

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