Tuesday, August 7, 2018

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    Dasuki’s bail and the attorney-general

Dasuki’s bail and the attorney-general

It is more than two weeks now since His Lordship Justice Ijeoma L. Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja, gave clear, positive and unambiguous orders in the matter between Col Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (rtd) as applicant and three persons - the Director General, State Security Services, the State Security Services and the Attorney General of the Federation as respondents. [...]

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    INEC: We won’t allow vote-buying in Osun

INEC: We won’t allow vote-buying in Osun

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed concern over vote-buying during elections in Nigeria.The two major parties - All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) - in the Ekiti state gubernatorial election which held on Saturday induced voters with money.Mohammed Haruna, a national commissioner of INEC, said the commission was working on preventing a repeat of the [...]

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    Ekiti: The triumph of stomach infrastructure

Ekiti: The triumph of stomach infrastructure

If history is classified as truly the prerogative of the victor, then one concept likely to be revisited in the times ahead will be the vexatious “stomach infrastructure”. Ordinarily, the imagery evoked would perhaps not be more than the entrails of oesophagus, kidneys, intestines down to the rectum in human skeleton commonly displayed in the biology lab.But not until after [...]

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    Lere Olayinka demands apology as EFCC disowns controversial tweet on Fayose

Lere Olayinka demands apology as EFCC disowns controversial tweet on Fayose

Lere Olayinka, spokesperson of Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) owes his principal an apology.Olayinka said this in reaction to the commission's denial of a tweet posted on its verified Twitter handle on Sunday."The parri is over, the cloak of immunity torn apart, and the staff broken. #Ekiti Integrated Poultry Project Biological [...]

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    PDP on Ekiti poll: The entire nation is standing with us

PDP on Ekiti poll: The entire nation is standing with us

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described its defeat in Ekiti state governorship election as a temporary setback, saying the “entire nation is standing with us”.Kayode Fayemi, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), polled 197,459 votes to defeat Kolapo Olusola, the PDP candidate, who had 178,121 votes.The party as well as Olusola had earlier rejected the result.Speaking with journalists [...]

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    Obasanjo to Fayemi: Your success shows Ekiti people value you

Obasanjo to Fayemi: Your success shows Ekiti people value you

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo has congratulated Kayode Fayemi, a former minister of mines and steel development, for emerging governor-elect of Ekiti state.Fayemi, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), defeated Kolapo Olusola, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the election.The APC candidate polled 197,459 votes while the PDP candidate polled 178,121 votes.In a letter dated July 15, Obasanjo said [...]

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    PDP rejects Ekiti election result

PDP rejects Ekiti election result

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the results of the Ekiti governorship election.Kayode Fayemi, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), defeated Kolapo Olusola, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The APC candidate polled 197,459 votes while the PDP candidate had 178,121 votes.Speaking with journalists on Sunday, Kola Ologbondiyan, spokesman of the PDP, said it was clear [...]

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    Naira rain, federal might, ‘Pastor’ Fayose and other highlights of Ekiti poll

Naira rain, federal might, ‘Pastor’ Fayose and other highlights of Ekiti poll

Four years ago, there was jubilation in Aso Rock over the outcome of the governorship election in Ekiti state. Four years after, there is jubilation in Aso Rock over the outcome of another governorship election. It was PDP that celebrated in 2014; it is now the turn of APC.The victory of Kayode Fayemi couldn't have come at a better time [...]

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    Losers shouldn’t resort to self-help, says Buhari as he congratulates Fayemi

Losers shouldn’t resort to self-help, says Buhari as he congratulates Fayemi

President Muhammadu Buhari says the emergence of Kayode Fayemi as the winner of the Ekiti state gubernatorial election is another instance of democracy winning in Nigeria.Fayemi defeated Kolapo Olusola, the incumbent deputy governor of the state, who ran on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).In his congratulatory message issued by Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, Buhari said the people [...]

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    CLOSE-UP: Kayode Fayemi, the comeback kid who lost gracefully in 2014

CLOSE-UP: Kayode Fayemi, the comeback kid who lost gracefully in 2014

On Sunday, Kayode Fayemi was declared winner of the Ekiti  state governorship election, defeating Kolapo Olusola, the incumbent deputy governor of the state, who ran under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Call it the second coming of the former governor of the state and you are not far from the truth.His victory came as a surprise to [...]

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    PHOTO: Fayose, Fayemi share bottle of wine — but not on election eve

PHOTO: Fayose, Fayemi share bottle of wine — but not on election eve

Looking at the current situation in Ekiti, those not conversant with the past would think Ayodele Fayose, the state governor, and Kayode Fayemi, his predecessor, have always been on warring path.Long before the state governorship election slated for Saturday, the political rivalry of the duo could easily pass as one of the most popular in the country. It could even [...]

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    No officer slapped Fayose, says police spokesman in Ekiti

No officer slapped Fayose, says police spokesman in Ekiti

The Ekiti state police command says no policeman slapped Ayodele Fayose, governor of the state.Fayose had said security operatives invaded the governor’s office on Wednesday and later assaulted him.But speaking with TheCable on Friday, Caleb Ikechukwu, police spokesman in Ekiti, said the police respect the office of the governor and no policeman could have slapped him.“No policeman can and will [...]

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    VIDEO: ‘I must not be put to shame’ – Fayose goes on his knees in prayer

VIDEO: ‘I must not be put to shame’ – Fayose goes on his knees in prayer

You have seen Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, on the altar of a church; you might have seen him at eid praying ground during Islamic festive period; you might have heard him make reference to the scripture but you probably have not heard him praying.At a rally of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, the governor waxed spiritual.But [...]

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    EXTRA: ‘Nobody has monopoly of stupidity’—Yahaya Bello goofs at APC rally

EXTRA: ‘Nobody has monopoly of stupidity’—Yahaya Bello goofs at APC rally

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, on Tuesday goofed while addressing the gathering at the All Progressives Congress (APC) mega rally in Ekiti state.The state gubernatorial election is scheduled for July 14.Addressing the crowd, Bello said he would be in Ekiti during the election. He assured the people that they will not be intimidated.He said Ayodele Fayose, the state governor, is [...]

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    Fayose to Oshiomhole: Fraudulent Edo template won’t work in Ekiti

Fayose to Oshiomhole: Fraudulent Edo template won’t work in Ekiti

Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti state governor, has accused Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), of trying to rig next week's governorship election in the state, using “Edo template”.Fayose spoke in response to a remark from the APC national chairman who said the governor is “hunted by ghosts of forces he used to capture power".Idowu Adelusi, chief press [...]

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    Omoyeni: Why I chose WEMA Bank over my deputy governorship job

Omoyeni: Why I chose WEMA Bank over my deputy governorship job

Adebisi Omoyeni, a former deputy governor of Ekiti, says he resigned his position as the number two man in the state because his expertise was needed in the banking sector.In 2005, Ayodele Fayose, governor of the state, picked Omoyeni as his deputy.But Omoyeni, who is a candidate in the July 14 gubernatorial election in Ekiti, relinquished his position three months [...]

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