Friday, September 21, 2018

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    Fayose: I sympathise with Nigerians… fuel price would go up by at least N40 per litre

Fayose: I sympathise with Nigerians… fuel price would go up by at least N40 per litre

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says the price of fuel would be increased by "at least" N40 per litre.Fayose said this on Friday in reaction to the persistent scarcity of fuel in the country.He said the federal government monopolised the importation of petroleum products to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in order to hike fuel price.The fierce critic [...]

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    Fayose: FG planning to increase fuel price to N185… scarcity is deliberate

Fayose: FG planning to increase fuel price to N185… scarcity is deliberate

Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti state governor, has alleged that the federal government is deliberately hoarding premium motor spirit (PMS) popularly called fuel, in a plot to increase pump price from N145 to N185 per litre.In a statement by Lere Olayinka, his spokesman, Fayose accused the government of insensitivity to the plight of Nigerians.He asked why the government chose the yuletide season to [...]

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    EFCC arrests Ekiti finance commissioner, accountant general

EFCC arrests Ekiti finance commissioner, accountant general

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Toyin Ojo, Ekiti state commissioner for finance, and the accountant general of the state.Operatives of the anti-graft agency picked them up in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, on Thursday.Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman of the agency, said the government officials were arrested following their refusal to honour the commission's invitation."They are currently in the [...]

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    EXTRA: IPOB names Fayose governor of Biafra

EXTRA: IPOB names Fayose governor of Biafra

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has bestowed Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, with the title of honorary governor of Biafra Republic.IPOB announced this in a statement made available to PUNCH and signed by Emma Powerful, its media and publicity secretary.It said the honour was in recognition of his solidarity with Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the group, and also [...]

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    Muslim group: Fayose wants Nigeria to burn… we are ready

Muslim group: Fayose wants Nigeria to burn… we are ready

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has accused Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, of plotting to set the country ablaze.In a statement by Ishaq Akintola, director of the group, MURIC said its members had sighted "the governor’s bulldozers" around some mosques in the state.The group had earlier raised the alarm that Fayose was plotting to demolish some mosque. Back then, it threatened [...]

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    Fayose to Obasanjo: Your govt is the most corrupt in Nigeria’s history

Fayose to Obasanjo: Your govt is the most corrupt in Nigeria’s history

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says former President Olusegun Obasanjo presided over the most corrupt government in the history of Nigeria.Accusing the elder statesman of "eating and sleeping" with corruption, Fayose said Obasanjo had no moral rights to accuse anyone of corruption.He said this in a statement issued on his behalf by Lere Olayinka, his special assistant on public [...]

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    Muslim body to Fayose: We shall visit you in Kirikiri after your tenure

Muslim body to Fayose: We shall visit you in Kirikiri after your tenure

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) says its members in Ekiti state will visit Ayodele Fayose, the governor, in Kirikiri prison, Lagos, at the end of his tenure.Reacting to the decision of the state government to demolish some mosques, the group said Fayose must account for his "abuse of power while in office".Government had said the mosques were not in right locations, [...]

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    Fayose is biting the fingers that fed him, says Lagos PDP chairman

Fayose is biting the fingers that fed him, says Lagos PDP chairman

Segun Adewale, factional chairman of the Lagos state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has accused Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti state governor, of biting the fingers that fed him.In a statement released on Thursday, Adewale said Fayose had been causing distractions in the party.He also refuted the claim that he was plotting to unseat Fayose and replace him with Kayode Fayemi, [...]

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    Fayose: The thick and thin of a maverick actor

Fayose: The thick and thin of a maverick actor

BY  ADEWALE ADEOYE Like an epic battle between a lion and a tiger, Nigerians are anxious for the 2018 elections in Ekiti, a small but significant ancestral state. Since 2003, Ekiti has seen a star actor on the national stage. Sitting like an incubus is Ayo Fayose, 49. His opponent know this: elections with Fayose is like the fight between a [...]

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    Fayose to Fashola: Because of you, I’ll tone down my criticism of Buhari

Fayose to Fashola: Because of you, I’ll tone down my criticism of Buhari

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has promised to tone down his criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari "due to the intervention" of Babatunde Fashola.Fashola, who is the minister of power, works and housing, visited Ekiti on Thursday to inspect some projects.Promising to exercise patience with Buhari's government, Fayose said he does not expect all developmental projects in Ekiti to be fixed [...]

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    Fayose: Obasanjo talks to remain relevant — I don’t take him seriously

Fayose: Obasanjo talks to remain relevant — I don’t take him seriously

Ayo Fayose, Ekiti state governor, has advised Nigerians to disregard the utterances of former President Olusegun Obasanjo regarding the emergence of an Igbo president in 2019.The governor was reacting to a statement by Obasanjo that the Igbo should be considered for the presidency in 2019.In an interview with The Sun, Fayose said that the former military head of state, simply “runs [...]

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    Fayose describes Sheriff as a general without soldiers

Fayose describes Sheriff as a general without soldiers

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has described Ali-Modu Sheriff, factional leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as a general without soldiers.He said this in reaction to the court of appeal judgment that favoured Sheriff in the leadership tussle between him and Ahmed Markafi.In a statement by Idowu Adelusi, his chief press secretary, Fayose said influential people in the [...]

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    I’m a professor of politics, says Fayose

I’m a professor of politics, says Fayose

Ayodele Fayose, the governor of Ekiti state, has referred to himself as an "authority" in politics, based on his years of active participation in Nigerian politics.Speaking in an interview with PUNCH, the governor said he owes no apologies for his actions and decisions because they are always in good faith.Fayose said he would continue his objective criticism of the government [...]

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    Fayose: The God of Adeboye, Kumuyi will bring down the enemies in this government

Fayose: The God of Adeboye, Kumuyi will bring down the enemies in this government

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    Don’t fall into the trap of change, Fayose warns Ghanaian voters

Don’t fall into the trap of change, Fayose warns Ghanaian voters

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has warned Ghanaians not to vote for "change" else they will suffer an economic recession like Nigeria.Fayose said this in a statement issued by Lere Olayinka, his special assistant of public communication and new media.He advised Ghanaians to stick to President John Mahama because "he has done well". He said doing otherwise would be succumbing to [...]

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    Ekiti APC: We are shocked over Aregbesola’s visit to Buhari’s enemy

Ekiti APC: We are shocked over Aregbesola’s visit to Buhari’s enemy

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed shock over the visit of Rauf Aregbesola, governor of Osun state, to Ayodele Fayose, his Ekiti state counterpart.Aregbesola was in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, to partake in activities meant to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the state.At a public forum broadcast live on the state media, Aregbesola described Fayose as a hardworking governor [...]

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