Monday, November 19, 2018

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    Court dismisses suit against Fayemi, declares him fit to contest

Court dismisses suit against Fayemi, declares him fit to contest

A federal high court in Abuja has dismissed a suit challenging the eligibility of Kayode Fayemi to contest the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti state.Fayemi is the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).The Action People’s Party (APP) had lodged a suit following the report by a judicial commission of inquiry set up by the state government to [...]

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    Bamidele: Ghost of 2014 poll haunting us till now… reject PDP during Ekiti poll

Bamidele: Ghost of 2014 poll haunting us till now… reject PDP during Ekiti poll

Opeyemi Bamidele, director-general of the campaign for Kayode Fayemi, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti state, says policies Fayemi brought to state when he was governor have been jettisoned for "stomach infrastructure".Fayemi who served a term was defeated in 2014 by Ayodele Fayose, the incumbent governor.In a statement on Tuesday, Bamidele urged the electorate not to [...]

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    Ekiti poll: ‘Fayemi’s campaign organisation has ostracised us’ — Segun Oni’s group cries out

Ekiti poll: ‘Fayemi’s campaign organisation has ostracised us’ — Segun Oni’s group cries out

Segun Oni's campaign organisation says its members have been ostracised since their principal lost to Kayode Fayemi in the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in Ekiti.Oni who came second in the primary had directed his supporters to back Fayemi and ensure victory for the party in the July 14 poll.But his supporters have accused the Fayemi campaign of non-inclusiveness, [...]

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    Ekiti APC crisis: Tinubu, Akande ‘solidly behind’ Fayemi ahead of guber poll

Ekiti APC crisis: Tinubu, Akande ‘solidly behind’ Fayemi ahead of guber poll

Bola Tinubu, Bisi Akande, chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC), have expressed support for Kayode Fayemi, the party’s candidate for the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti state.Ahead of the election, Segun Oni, a former Ekiti governor, allegedly filed a suit to challenge the legality of Fayemi’s candidacy partly on the ground that he was still a minister when [...]

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    Bamidele: Ekiti APC not immune to crisis — but Fayemi’s campaign ready to work with everyone

Bamidele: Ekiti APC not immune to crisis — but Fayemi’s campaign ready to work with everyone

Opeyemi Bamidele, a former member of the house of representatives, says Kayode Fayemi is ready to work with everybody ahead of the Ekiti state governorship election.Bamidele was named the director of the Fayemi governorship campaign after the latter emerged candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the July 14 poll.Segun Oni, a former governor of Ekiti who lost the primary [...]

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    THE INSIDER: How Oni’s supporters plotted disqualification suit against Fayemi

THE INSIDER: How Oni’s supporters plotted disqualification suit against Fayemi

Segun Oni, the runner-up in the All Progressives Congress (APC) Ekiti state governorship primary, may, indeed, still be heading to court to challenge Kayode Fayemi’s candidacy.TheCable had on Monday night reported that a suit was filed by Oni's lawyer at the federal high court in Abuja to challenge the legality of Fayemi, former minister of mines and steel, as the [...]

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    Fayemi making us irrelevant, says group loyal to Oni

Fayemi making us irrelevant, says group loyal to Oni

Less than 20 days to the governorship election in Ekiti state, a group loyal to Segun Oni, a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused Kayode Fayemi, flagbearer of the party, of infraction.In a rescheduled primary election in May, Fayemi defeated 32 other aspirants including Oni who came second in the contest supervised by Tanko Al-Makura, governor [...]

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    Tinubu, Akande ask Oni to publicly dissociate himself from ‘court action against Fayemi’

Tinubu, Akande ask Oni to publicly dissociate himself from ‘court action against Fayemi’

Bola Tinubu and Bisi Akande, chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Tuesday called on Segun Oni, runner up of the party’s governorship primary election in Ekiti state, to come out publicly to dissociate himself from a suit allegedly filed—asking the court to revoke the candidacy of Kayode Fayemi.On Monday, it was alleged that Oni filed a case at [...]

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    Fake news booming in Ekiti — six false reports around guber poll

Fake news booming in Ekiti — six false reports around guber poll

Election periods are known to be exploited as avenues to peddle fake news—usually aimed at discrediting opponents and discouraging the electorate from voting for them.In the buildup to the July 14 gubernatorial election in Ekiti state, a lot of false campaigns have surfaced on social media, with Kayode Fayemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), often being the subject [...]

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    Fayemi: I increased teachers’ pay when I was governor but Fayose is owing them

Fayemi: I increased teachers’ pay when I was governor but Fayose is owing them

Kayode Fayemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti state, says he increased teachers' salaries when he was in power but Ayodele Fayose, his successor, has not paid them in 10 months.Fayemi, who was governor of the state between 2010 and 2014, and now flying with the mantra “reclaiming our land, restoring [...]

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    Ekiti 2018: Fayose and his continuity agenda

Ekiti 2018: Fayose and his continuity agenda

“The forest was shrinking, but the trees kept voting for the axe because its handle was made of wood and they thought it was one of them.” - AnonymousI have been waiting for the auspicious time to comprehensively interrogate Governor Ayodele Fayose’s “Continuity Agenda” which----for all practical purposes----the only pillar upon which his support for Prof. Kolapo Olusola (his deputy) [...]

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    Fayemi picks Bamidele as campaign DG

Fayemi picks Bamidele as campaign DG

Kayode Fayemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC)  in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti state, has named Opeyemi Bamidele, former member of the house of representatives, director-general of his campaign.Fayemi made this announcement on Sunday at the inauguration of his mobilisation and campaign committees in Ado-Ekiti.Fayemi  said the former lawmaker, who was recently shot during a rally, [...]

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    Akeredolu denies involvement in Ekiti shooting, tags Fayose’s spokesman a liar

Akeredolu denies involvement in Ekiti shooting, tags Fayose’s spokesman a liar

Rotimi Akeredolu, Ondo governor, has denied the allegation of being behind the shooting which occurred during Friday’s rally for Kayode Fayemi, the Ekiti All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate.Akeredolu's denial is contained in a statement issued in Akure on Saturday by Segun Ajiboye, his chief press secretary.The statement said the attention of the governor was drawn to a "malicious" report by [...]

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    APC suspends guber campaign, insists Fayemi was target of Ekiti shooting

APC suspends guber campaign, insists Fayemi was target of Ekiti shooting

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti says it has suspended its gubernatorial campaign earlier scheduled to kick off on Monday.The suspension came as the state police command released the report of Friday’s shooting incident at the APC reception organised for Kayode Fayemi, its flagbearer in the July 14 governorship election.Jide Awe, chairman of the party in the state, told [...]

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    Fayose’s spokesman: Blame Fayemi, Akeredolu for Ekiti shooting

Fayose’s spokesman: Blame Fayemi, Akeredolu for Ekiti shooting

Lere Olayinka, spokesman of governor Ayodele Fayose, says Kayode Fayemi, All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, and governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo are to blame for the shooting incident in Ekiti.At the APC secretariat on Friday, a policeman shot sporadically during a reception to kick off Fayemi’s campaign.Bamidele, a former member of the house of representatives member, and another party [...]

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    Police ‘arrest politician behind Ekiti shooting’ as APC points finger at Fayose’s govt

Police ‘arrest politician behind Ekiti shooting’ as APC points finger at Fayose’s govt

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti says the state government is responsible for the shooting of Opeyemi Bamidele, a former member of the house of representatives.Bamidele was shot on Friday at the party's secretariat during a reception organised for Kayode Fayemi, the governorship candidate for the July 14 election in Ekiti.Fayemi who resigned his ministerial appointment on Wednesday had returned to the state [...]

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