Saturday, September 22, 2018

Tag "Ayodele Fayose"

    ‘In a saner clime, you should be in jail’ — Fayose, Ojudu lock horns on Twitter

‘In a saner clime, you should be in jail’ — Fayose, Ojudu lock horns on Twitter

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, on Tuesday, clashed with Babafemi Ojudu, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on political matters, on Twitter.Ojudu is seeking to be elected the next governor of Ekiti.Fayose had called for the arrest of Ojudu over his campaign billboards. He accused Ojudu of erecting the billboards illegally, by not paying the required fees for it.“In [...]

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    Fayose: What manner of president gives order in Jan and only realises in March it was disobeyed?

Fayose: What manner of president gives order in Jan and only realises in March it was disobeyed?

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says he wonders if President Muhammadu Buhari “really knows anything” about happenings in the country.Fayose said this while reacting to Buhari's comment on Monday that he was not aware Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, disobeyed his orders.Shortly after 73 persons were killed in January following clashes between farmers and herdsmen, Buhari asked Idris to [...]

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    Fayose: Buhari told govs to ensure people don’t build houses to block cattle routes

Fayose: Buhari told govs to ensure people don’t build houses to block cattle routes

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has quoted President Muhammadu Buhari as giving governors a directive to ensure people do not block “cattle routes” in their states.According to him, the president said: “People are building houses to block cattle routes.”Fayose, who was speaking during a programme on Ekiti State Television (EKTV), said Buhari made the comments during the federal executive [...]

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    Fayose says Taraba people ‘won’t be hoodwinked by Buhari’s crocodile tears’

Fayose says Taraba people ‘won’t be hoodwinked by Buhari’s crocodile tears’

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Taraba and planned visit to Benue, Zamfara, Yobe and Rivers states, as an after-thought.In a statement issued on his behalf by Lere Olayinka, his special assistant on public communications and new media, Lere Olayinka, Fayose wondered why the president "refused" to visit the people immediately after the killings and abduction.He [...]

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    ‘TI has placed a question mark on your integrity’ – Fayose blasts Buhari despite Aso Rock handshake

‘TI has placed a question mark on your integrity’ – Fayose blasts Buhari despite Aso Rock handshake

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of presiding over the “worst form of corruption” in Nigeria’s history.Fayose said this some hours after the picture of him and Buhari shaking hands at the council of state meeting went viral.Some might have interpreted the encounter with the president as a sign of truce but the fierce critic of [...]

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    The era of ‘baba has said’ is gone — Fayose demands list of looters before sale of property

The era of ‘baba has said’ is gone — Fayose demands list of looters before sale of property

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has asked the federal government to publish the list of all stolen properties recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).In a statement on Wednesday, Fayose also asked the government to publish the names of owners of the properties before its purported plan to sell them.He said the federal government cannot continue to [...]

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    Drama as cows prevent aircraft from landing at Akure airport

Drama as cows prevent aircraft from landing at Akure airport

Some cows invaded the premises of the Akure Airport, Ondo state, on Saturday, preventing an Air Peace flight from landing.The incident, which occurred around 12pm, took those at the airport by surprise.TheCable learnt that it took the intervention of officials of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and other security operatives to clear the runway for safe landing.One of the [...]

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    VIDEO: Fayose relaxes as cobbler works on his shoe

VIDEO: Fayose relaxes as cobbler works on his shoe

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, is at it again. The governor, who is known for being streetwise, recently visited a roadside cobbler to repair his shoe which got bad while he was on project inspection.According to Lere Olayinka, spokesman of the governor, who shared the video on social media, Fayose parted with N25,000 after his shoe had been put in [...]

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    Fayose: Nigeria’s constitution no longer working

Fayose: Nigeria’s constitution no longer working

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says the constitution of Nigeria is no longer working.Idowu Adelusi, Fayose's chief press secretary, quoted him as saying this during a broadcast on a television station.“The constitution of Nigeria is no longer working,” he said.“The constitution was not even drafted to make the governor have control over the security apparatus that could be used to [...]

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    PHOTOS: Fayose lands in Benue

PHOTOS: Fayose lands in Benue

Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, on Thursday visited Benue state to commiserate with the people over the clashes between farmers and herdsmen.Over 80 persons have been killed in the state this year alone.Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue, was on ground to receive Fayose, who is chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum.Fayose offered prayers at the gravesite [...]

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    EXTRA: Ekiti sets up its own ‘EFCC’

EXTRA: Ekiti sets up its own ‘EFCC’

A bill for the establishment of Ekiti Economic Crimes Commission (EECC) has scaled second reading at the state's house of assembly.The executive bill was sent to the house by Ayodele Fayose, governor of the state.If passed, Ekiti will be the first state in the country to have an independent body charged with the responsibility of investigating economic crimes.Writing via his Twitter [...]

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    ‘Wickedness taken too far’ — Fayose blames Fayemi for non-payment of N11bn to Ekiti

‘Wickedness taken too far’ — Fayose blames Fayemi for non-payment of N11bn to Ekiti

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti, says the non-payment of N11 billion to the state by federal government is the "wickedness" of Kayode Fayemi, minister of mines and steel development.Fayemi is the predecessor of Fayose.Speaking with journalists on Wednesday, Fayose said Fayemi instituted a case against the state at a court in Abeokuta, seeking an order to stop the payment of [...]

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    Fayose describes Buhari, Obasanjo as ‘expired’ leaders

Fayose describes Buhari, Obasanjo as ‘expired’ leaders

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo and President Muhammadu Buhari as “expired” leaders.Fayose said though he agrees with Obasanjo's letter to Buhari earlier on Tuesday, the duo “do not represent Nigeria of today”.In the said letter, Obasanjo asked Buhari to retire from public office and forget about seeking re-electionHe also accused the president of [...]

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    Fayose asks herdsmen in Ekiti to register with N5000

Fayose asks herdsmen in Ekiti to register with N5000

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has asked herdsmen based in his state to register with N5,000.The governor said the move is to help identify the herders “in the event of any further attacks in the state”.There was tension in Ekiti after a herdsman was murdered.In one of his meetings with the leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of [...]

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    Ekiti APC: Fayose’s ignorance has reached a ridiculous level… only court can bar Fayemi

Ekiti APC: Fayose’s ignorance has reached a ridiculous level… only court can bar Fayemi

The Ekiti state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti, has taken ignorance to a ridiculous level.On Monday, Ekiti barred Kayode Fayemi, minister of mines and steel development, from holding public office in the state for 10 years.The government based its action on the report of the judicial commission of inquiry, which indicted the [...]

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    Ekiti bars Fayemi from public office

Ekiti bars Fayemi from public office

The Ekiti state government has barred Kayode Fayemi, a former governor of the state, from holding public office for at least 10 years.Fayemi is the current minister of solid minerals.Dapo Kolawole, who served Fayemi as commissioner for finance, has also been barred for the same number of years.The government based its action on the report of the judicial commission of [...]

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