Saturday, February 23, 2019

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    Ekiti debt profile hits N120bn as Fayose bows out

Ekiti debt profile hits N120bn as Fayose bows out

The debt profile of Ekiti state which was N117 billion at the beginning of the year has risen to N120 billion.According to a document forwarded to the debt management office by the outgoing state government, the state incurred additional debt of N3 billion between March and June this year.In September, Kayode Fayemi, governor-elect of Ekiti state, had raised an alarm [...]

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    Osun rerun: Fayemi leads APC chieftains to Omisore’s residence

Osun rerun: Fayemi leads APC chieftains to Omisore’s residence

Kayode Fayemi, governor-elect of Ekiti state, on Thursday led some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the residence of Iyiola Omisore, Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate in Osun state governorship election.His visit comes 24 hours after that of Senate President Bukola Saraki.The PDP and APC are wooing Omisore ahead of the governorship rerun scheduled for Thursday.The rerun will hold [...]

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    Fayemi includes wife in inauguration committee

Fayemi includes wife in inauguration committee

Kayode Fayemi, governor-elect of Ekiti state, has set up a 37-member inauguration committee.The former minister of solid minerals development will be sworn in as executive governor of the state on October 16.The inauguration committee is expected to liaise with officials of the outgoing administration of Ayodele Fayose, relevant agencies and stakeholders for "proper coordination and execution" of a hitch-free ceremony.Yinka [...]

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    Ekiti governorship tribunal moved to Abuja

Ekiti governorship tribunal moved to Abuja

The Ekiti governorship election petition tribunal will continue its sitting in Abuja.The decision to relocate the tribunal from Ekiti state followed a request made by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the panel.When pre-hearing sitting commenced on Monday, Adebayo Adelodun, counsel to the PDP, had asked the panel to move the tribunal from the state high court to Abuja, citing [...]

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    Fayose’s N10bn supplementary budget is fraudulent, says Fayemi

Fayose’s N10bn supplementary budget is fraudulent, says Fayemi

Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti state governor-elect, has accused Ayodele Fayose, outgoing governor of the state, of being fraudulent.Fayemi said this in reaction to the report that Fayose forwarded an appropriation bill of N10 billion to the state house of assembly for approval, a month to the end of his administration.In a statement by Wole Olujujobi, media director of his campaign organisation, Fayemi said [...]

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    Fayose’s letter to EFCC is a decoy, says Fayemi’s spokesman

Fayose’s letter to EFCC is a decoy, says Fayemi’s spokesman

Wole Olujobi, spokesman of Ekiti governor-elect Kayode Fayemi, says Ayodele Fayose, outgoing governor of the state, is not sincere about his letter to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).In a letter addressed to Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the EFCC, Fayose said he would make himself available for questioning after handing over to Fayemi.TheCable had reported that the EFCC is [...]

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    Fayemi’s spokesman: Why we hired 35 lawyers to defend us at tribunal

Fayemi’s spokesman: Why we hired 35 lawyers to defend us at tribunal

BY TEMITOPE YAKUBUOluwole Olujobi, spokesman to Kayode Fayemi, governor-elect of Ekiti state, has explained why his principal hired 35 lawyers to defend him at the governorship tribunal.Fayemi, who ran on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), defeated Kolapo Olusola of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the election.Jackson Adebayo, spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the [...]

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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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