Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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    Fayose: Buhari’s re-election bid dead on arrival… he’s old and tired

Fayose: Buhari’s re-election bid dead on arrival… he’s old and tired

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari is dead on arrival.Fayose was one of the people who advised Buhari against contesting for the presidency in 2019.However, during a meeting with the national executive council (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday, Buhari announced his interest in the presidential race.Referring to Buhari [...]

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    Fayose: I expect my colleagues to act… police spokesman has insulted all governors

Fayose: I expect my colleagues to act… police spokesman has insulted all governors

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, insulted all the state governors by calling Samuel Ortom, his Benue counterpart, "a drowning man".Moshood made the comment in response to the demand of Ortom that Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, should resign.In a statement by Lere Olayinka, Fayose's spokesman, the governor said it was “unfortunate, regrettable and a height [...]

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    ‘Unrepentant ethnic champion’ — Fayose blasts Buhari over new NIA DG

‘Unrepentant ethnic champion’ — Fayose blasts Buhari over new NIA DG

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of Ahmed Abubakar as the new director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA).Abubakar was appointed as a replacement for Ayo Oke, former head of the intelligence agency, who was sacked on 30 October 2017, following the controversies trailing $43.5m found in an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos.According to Fayose, [...]

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    PHOTOS: Fayose summons Ekiti hunters over herdsmen killings

PHOTOS: Fayose summons Ekiti hunters over herdsmen killings

One day after Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, described the killings by herdsmen as terrorism, the governor summoned local hunters in his state to a meeting.Although details of the meeting were not available as of the time this report was filed, Lere Olayinka, spokesman of the governor, posted some pictures on Facebook.Olayinka also wrote: “The message is simple: Don't [...]

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    Fayose’s wife: If you want to be disgraced, hunt for my husband’s downfall

Fayose’s wife: If you want to be disgraced, hunt for my husband’s downfall

Feyisetan Fayose, wife of Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti state governor, has advised those around her husband against hunting for the downfall of his government.Speaking during a thanksgiving service organised by the state government, the first lady of Ekiti said those working against Fayose would be exposed.“Every enemy pretending to be a friend close to the government of Ayo Fayose and working [...]

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    Fayose: Buhari and his men carrying on like all is well with Nigeria

Fayose: Buhari and his men carrying on like all is well with Nigeria

Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti state governor, says it is worrisome that President Muhammadu Buhari and other members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are "acting like all is well with Nigeria".Speaking on the scarcity of fuel in the country, Fayose said it should be clear to Nigerians that Buhari lacks "the required capacity to perform".The governor wondered why Nigerians "cannot celebrate" [...]

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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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