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    Eight SANs among 35 lawyers defending Fayemi at Ekiti election tribunal

Eight SANs among 35 lawyers defending Fayemi at Ekiti election tribunal

Kayode Fayemi, governor-elect of Ekiti, has filed his defense against the petition challenging his victory in the state's governorship election.Kolapo Olusola, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, had asked the election tribunal to declare him winner of the July 14 poll.Olusola, incumbent deputy governor of the state, alleged that the figures announced in favour of Fayemi and his party [...]

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    The coming Fayemi government

The coming Fayemi government

Since what one thinks about himself and/or his activity either in general terms or in any given circumstance can be misleading, diametrically opposed, if not worlds apart from what others think also either in general terms or in a given situation, I did not realise that what I honestly think has been my modest involvement in articulating and interrogating not [...]

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    Fayose’s deputy asks tribunal to declare him winner of Ekiti election

Fayose’s deputy asks tribunal to declare him winner of Ekiti election

Kolapo Olusola, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the recent governorship election in Ekiti, has challenged the result of the poll won by Kayode Fayemi.Olusola, current deputy governor of the state, filed a petition at the Ekiti election petition tribunal on Friday, kicking against the result as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).Addressing journalists alongside his running [...]

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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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    Garba Shehu: Fayose is finally down — after all the noise and drama

Garba Shehu: Fayose is finally down — after all the noise and drama

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, says Ayodele Fayose, governor of the state, is down at the moment.He said this while commenting on the defeat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Ekiti governorship poll.Kayode Fayemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), defeated Kolapo Olusola, his PDP counterpart.In a statement on [...]

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    God has delivered my people from bondage, says Fayemi

God has delivered my people from bondage, says Fayemi

Kayode Fayemi, winner of Saturday governorship election in Ekiti state, says God has delivered the people of Ekiti from bondage.The election was closely contested between Fayemi and Kolapo Olusola, incumbent deputy governor of the state and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Fayemi had polled 197, 459 votes, defeating Olusola who had 178, 121 votes.Addressing party supporters at the APC [...]

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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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    APC thanks Ekiti people for rejecting ‘crude politics’

APC thanks Ekiti people for rejecting ‘crude politics’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the ruling party is the best to move the country forward.The party said this in a statement while congratulating Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti governor-elect, on Sunday.Fayemi defeated Kolapo Olusola, the incumbent deputy governor of the state, who ran on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the election that held on Saturday.The party [...]

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    PHOTOS: Bike riders celebrate Fayemi’s victory

PHOTOS: Bike riders celebrate Fayemi’s victory

Supporters of Kayode Fayemi, governor-elect of Ekiti state, on Sunday rode motorcycles on the streets of Ado-Ekiti, capital of the state, to celebrate his victory.Fayemi defeated Kolapo Olusola, the incumbent deputy governor of the state, who ran under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The APC candidate polled 197,459 votes while his closest rival had 178,121 votes, a margin of 19,338.Below are [...]

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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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    Fayemi, Olusola battle for votes but these factors may determine the winner

Fayemi, Olusola battle for votes but these factors may determine the winner

On one side, the shout is for continuity. On the other, it is a battle to reclaim the land.Although, there are at least 30 candidates across many political parties, the Ekiti governorship election holding this Saturday is clearly between the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).PDP’s Kolapo Olusola wants to succeed Ayodele Fayose, [...]

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    Ekiti 2018: I nominate Fayemi

Ekiti 2018: I nominate Fayemi

BY MICHAEL OPEYEMI BAMIDELEThis is a short message to the people of Ekiti State.To begin with, I want to express my utmost gratitude to all of you for your support and prayers since the unfortunate incidentof Friday, 1st of June 2018 when I suffered multiple gunshot injuries.The massive show of support by well-meaning Ekiti sons and daughters which has cut [...]

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    ‘Learn governance from Fayose’ — PDP taunts Buhari

‘Learn governance from Fayose’ — PDP taunts Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to learn the art of governance from Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state.In a statement on Tuesday, Kola Ologbondiyan spokesman of PDP, said Buhari's attendance at the Ekiti All Progressives Congress (APC) rally worsened the woes of Kayode Fayemi, his party's candidate for the governorship election.He said Buhari could [...]

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    EXTRA: Ngige ‘campaigns’ for Fayose at APC rally

EXTRA: Ngige ‘campaigns’ for Fayose at APC rally

Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment and a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), “campaigned” for Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti state governor during the mega rally of the party in Ado-Ekiti, on Tuesday.The rally held ahead of the state’s governorship election slated for July 14.Ngigie metaphorically referred to Kayode Fayemi, the APC governorship candidate and the opposition parties as [...]

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