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    Fayose explains closure of Ekiti speaker’s filling station

Fayose explains closure of Ekiti speaker’s filling station

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has dismissed allegations levelled against him by Adewale Omirin, speaker of the state house of assembly.The speaker, whose T5 Petrol Station was among the four filling stations sealed by the state government on Tuesday, had alleged that the governor ordered the closure of his station because he refused to join the Peoples Democratic Party [...]

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    Fayose continues mass sack

Fayose continues mass sack

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has fired all the local government education secretaries in the state.He directed them to hand over government property in their care to the most senior officers.According to a press state‎ment issued on Tuesday in Ado Ekiti by Idowu Adelusi, the chief press secretary to the governor, the dismissal “takes immediate effect”.The governor had said [...]

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    Fayemi replies Fayose: Ekiti debt is N36bn, not N86bn

Fayemi replies Fayose: Ekiti debt is N36bn, not N86bn

Ayodele Fayose’s hasty approach to governance exposes his incapability to govern Ekiti state, Olayinka Oyebode,  chief press secretary to Kayode Fayemi, former governor of the state, has said.Reacting to Fayose’s claims that Fayemi left the state in the throes of debt, Oyebode described the allegations as puerile and orchestrated lies.“Fayose had, in his inaugural speech, put the state’s debt profile [...]

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    Fayemi: Fayose’s noise on debt profile needless

Fayemi: Fayose’s noise on debt profile needless

Kayode Fayemi, the immediate past governor of Ekiti state, has urged Ayodele Fayose, the new governor, to study the handover notes on his four-year stewardship before making unfavourable comments about his administration.Fayemi described the statement made by the new governor in his inaugural speech, insinuating that the state is indebted to the tune of N84 billion, as reckless and irresponsible.Speaking [...]

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    Ekiti handover: PDP, APC on a collision course

Ekiti handover: PDP, APC on a collision course

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti state are accusing each other of actions capable of derailing peace ahead of the October 16 swearing-in of Ayodele Fayose as governor of the state.While PDP petitioned Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN)), Justice Mariam Aloma Mukhtar, "over alleged plots of the state chief judge, Justice Ayodeji Daramola, to [...]

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    APC wants Fayose arrested for Ekiti violence

APC wants Fayose arrested for Ekiti violence

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called for the arrest and prosecution of Ekiti state governor-elect Ayodele Fayose for allegedly leading a band of thugs to beat up a judge and inciting his supporters to attack and burn down the opposition’s secretariat in the state.On behalf of APC, its national publicity secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, argued that since Fayose did not [...]

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    Tension rises in Ekiti, as Fayemi declares curfew

Tension rises in Ekiti, as Fayemi declares curfew

Governor of Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi has declared a 7:00 pm to 7:00 am curfew to restore peace to the state, following Thursday's violence at the governorship election petition tribunal.On Monday, suspected thugs of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) disrupted the court during hearing of a case filed by E11, a group challenging the eligibility of Ayodele Fayose,  the governor-elect of [...]

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    I know nothing about attacks in Ekiti, says Fayose

I know nothing about attacks in Ekiti, says Fayose

Ekiti state governor-elect,  Mr Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday denied any involvement with the miscreants that allegedly attacked an Ado-Ekiti court where his case was being heard on September 22.Fayose was accused by an Ekiti socio-political group known as the E 11, which instituted a suit against his candidature in the June 20 Ekiti governorship elections, of being responsible for the [...]

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    PDP faults Fayemi’s ‘illegal’ labour recruitment

PDP faults Fayemi’s ‘illegal’ labour recruitment

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in EKiti state has accused the outgoing administration of Governor Kayode Fayemi of illegal recruitment into the civil service, threatening that the incoming workers would be laid off when Governor-Elect Ayodele Fayose assumes office on October 20, 2014.Describing the action of the current government as irresponsible, PDP claimed to have the actual record of the genuine work force [...]

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    Beware, beloved country!

Beware, beloved country!

Let me begin with a declaration that I’m always suspicious of generous politicians just as much as I am of marked sycophants. For I find as ironic the acts of using up one's hard-earned resources just for a chance to manage a people's funds.But I quite understand why, and for what, they do what they do and in whose [...]

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    PDP: Fayemi is a ‘true democrat’

PDP: Fayemi is a ‘true democrat’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described outgoing governor of Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi as a “true democrat” for conceding defeat and congratulating Ayo Fayose, the winner of Saturday's gubernatorial election.In a statement signed by its spokesman, Olisa Metuh, PDP commended Governor Kayode Fayemi for his "rare show of patriotism and sportsmanship" in conceding defeat and congratulating the PDP candidate and Ekiti [...]

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    Fayose ‘in clear lead’ in Ekiti governorship poll

Fayose ‘in clear lead’ in Ekiti governorship poll

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Ekiti State governorship election, Ayodele Fayose, is clearly ahead of others in the results so far collated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).This has sparked wild jubilation in Ado-Ekiti — where votes constitute approximately one-third of total votes cast — as well as several other parts of the state.Although INEC is yet [...]

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    Ekiti State governorship election in figures

Ekiti State governorship election in figures

Hundreds of thousands of voters in Ekiti State will troop out on Saturday, June 21, 2014, to elect the next chief executive of the state for the next four years. Below, in figures, are some interesting facts about the election. 3The number of candidates believed to be truly in the running for the post, although there are 15 others. These three are [...]

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    Fayose dumps 80-year-old governorship running mate

Fayose dumps 80-year-old governorship running mate

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti State and flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in next month's governorship election in the state, has named a new running mate.Fayose, who was governor between 2003 and 2007, has picked a new running mate for the election slated for June 21, replacing Pa Joshua Ojo, an 80-year-old retired teacher, with Dr. Olubunmi [...]

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