Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Tag "Ayodele Fayose"

    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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    Fayose: I don’t wish Buhari dead

Fayose: I don’t wish Buhari dead

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says his recent criticism of Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is borne out of his interest in the country's well-being of Nigeria.Fayose said that since Buhari is one of the major contenders of the presidency, his state of health should be seen as a priority in light of the [...]

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Fayose trailing Buhari in London, APC alleges

The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign organisation wants Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, to be held responsible if any danger befalls Muhammadu Buhari, who is currently in the United Kingdom.After Buhari travelled out of the country on Thursday, Fayose has alleged on two occasions that the APC presidential candidate is abroad to seek medical attention.“I am happy that [...]

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APC accuses Fayose of plotting to disrupt presidential rally

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti state governor, against disrupting its presidential campaign rally in Ado-Ekiti on Saturday, saying the governor's plan to hold a parallel rally on the same day is a recipe for chaos.Speaking on Friday through its spokesman, Lai Mohammed, the party wondered why Fayose would schedule a rally for Saturday at Fajuyi [...]

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    Buhari has health problems, Fayose alleges

Buhari has health problems, Fayose alleges

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has health problems and may soon return Nigeria to the Yar'Adau scenario if he becomes president.President Umaru Musa Yar'Adau collapsed during his campaign in 2011 and fell terminally ill two years after being sworn in.In a statement he issued on Thursday, Fayose [...]

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