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Tag "Ayodele Fayose"

    Fayose: Buhari should hand over to Osinbajo

Fayose: Buhari should hand over to Osinbajo

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari “to hand over to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo” if he cannot find solutions to the economic woes of the country.Fayose accused the president of giving flimsy excuses for not being able to give Nigerians the change they deserve.He challenged him to fulfill his campaign promises, opposing the likely increase in [...]

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    Fayose on Dasuki: Why should DSS probe fraud?

Fayose on Dasuki: Why should DSS probe fraud?

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has faulted the arrest of Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser, by the Department of State Services (DSS).Accusing the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari of seeking "vengeance", Fayose wondered why the DSS is the one investigating Dasuki.“Is it the duty of the DSS to investigate fraud? If Dasuki committed fraud as being alleged, why [...]

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    FG to ’empty’ excess crude account

FG to ’empty’ excess crude account

The balance in the excess crude account (ECA) will soon be shared by the three tiers of government to enable them fund capital projects, Ayo Fayose, Ekiti state governor, has said.The ECA, which currently has over $2 billion, was established during the tenure of former president, Olusegun Obasanjo.The difference between the budget benchmark and the actual crude oil price [...]

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    Fayose: Taraba verdict can’t stand before God

Fayose: Taraba verdict can’t stand before God

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has described the judgment of the tribunal which sacked Darius Ishaku as governor of Taraba state as “ridiculous”, saying the verdict “must not be allowed to stand”.Alleging that there was a conspiracy between the federal government and a section of the judiciary against the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Fayose called on the supreme court [...]

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    Fayose rates Buhari ‘more sectional’ than Abacha

Fayose rates Buhari ‘more sectional’ than Abacha

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, who clamoured for the removal of Amina Zakari as the head of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), is still not satisfied with her successor.Mahmood Yakubu was named chairman of the electoral body on Wednesday, but Fayose believes that the president should have looked anywhere else but the north.“During the Ibrahim Babangida and Sani [...]

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    My N2.5 billion Ekiti residence the cheapest government house in Nigeria, says Fayemi

My N2.5 billion Ekiti residence the cheapest government house in Nigeria, says Fayemi

Kayode Fayemi, former governor of Ekiti state, has revealed that the N2.5 billion residence he built during his tenure is the cheapest government house in the country.He said he had to build a new government house for the state because the one he met was a "two-bedroom apartment".Fayemi was responding to a question from Olusola Adeyeye, chief whip of the senate, who said [...]

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    Fayose, Jonathan meet in Bayelsa

Fayose, Jonathan meet in Bayelsa

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, and former president, Goodluck Jonathan, reunited in Yenagoa, capital of Bayelsa state, on Thursday.The last time both men were seen in public was in the build-up to the 2015 election.In a bid to apparently pave way for the return of Jonathan, Fayose was very critical of President Muhammadu Buhari, who was the opposition candidate, [...]

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    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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