Saturday, November 17, 2018

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    PHOTOS: INEC moves election materials from CBN to Ekiti LGAs

PHOTOS: INEC moves election materials from CBN to Ekiti LGAs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday distributed sensitive materials to all 16 local government areas in Ekiti state ahead of the governorship election.The  materials were moved from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) branch in Ado Ekiti under supervision by security personnel.The governorship election is slated for Saturday.Below are photos from the distribution.[...]

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    The battle for Ekiti

The battle for Ekiti

Ekiti, that homogenous state in our country, is literally at war. For a group of people famed for wars, at least we all remember the Ekiti Parapo war, that internecine war between Ibadan and combined forces of Ekiti/Ijesa, which lasted 16 years; they’re no strangers to wars. But this war is for the votes of Ekiti citizens come Saturday, July [...]

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    Fashola cries foul over Fayemi’s defeat

Fashola cries foul over Fayemi’s defeat

Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola has faulted those saying All Progressives Congress (APC) should learn lessons from its loss in the June 21 Ekiti State governorship election.The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Ayo Fayose, won the election by a wide margin, defeating the incumbent, APC's Dr. Kayode Fayemi.But in an interview on Wednesday, Fashola said it would [...]

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    Ekiti APC ‘gathering evidence’ for tribunal

Ekiti APC ‘gathering evidence’ for tribunal

Despite Governor Kayode Fayemi's acceptance of defeat in the June 21 Ekiti gubernatorial poll, TheCable understands that the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is pushing for Ayo Fayose's victory to be challenged in court.Fayemi lost the election to Fayose, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), by a wide margin and promptly made a concession speech [...]

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What’s happening at the airports?

Sometime in 2000, I travelled to South Africa for a week. It was the first time I was spending more than three days at a stretch outside Nigeria. I spent time looking closely at the country. As I saw more of it closely, I was inevitably depressed. I saw a country that was running well, compared to Nigeria. Good roads, [...]

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    APC celebrating terrorism, says PDP

APC celebrating terrorism, says PDP

The tit-for-tat between Nigeria's two biggest parties has continued to escalate, with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) accusing the All Progressives Congress (APC) of being beneficiaries of terrorism.After the PDP National Working Committee's meeting on Wednesday, Mr Olisa Metuh, National Publicity Secretary of the party, told the media that APC was celebrating terrorism, which has been unleashed on the country by [...]

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