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    ‘My best friend at all times’ — Fayemi eulogises wife on their 30th wedding anniversary

‘My best friend at all times’ — Fayemi eulogises wife on their 30th wedding anniversary

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    Fayemi asks the youth to build good character by delaying gratification

Fayemi asks the youth to build good character by delaying gratification

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says teenagers should build good character by delaying gratification. Fayemi said this on Saturday while speaking at the Teens Career Conference organised by  Everlasting Arms Parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Abuja. The theme of the conference was, 'nurturing your talent, developing your character'. The governor said character is one of the greatest [...]

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    EXTRA: Fayemi steps aside for primary school pupil

EXTRA: Fayemi steps aside for primary school pupil

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, stepped aside briefly on Wednesday for Daniel Olutope, a 7-year-old pupil whom he met two months ago. Accompanied by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, the governor had visited St. Michael's African Primary School, Ado-Ekiti, for the launch of the national homegrown school feeding programme in the state. Olutope was said to have chatted intelligently with Fayemi, which made [...]

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    FG to recruit corps members, N-Power cadets for community policing

FG to recruit corps members, N-Power cadets for community policing

Community policing focuses on building strong ties between the police and members of the community through interactions with local agencies and members of the public — creating partnerships and strategies for reducing crime and disorder. “The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has directed me to immediately implement community policing strategy across the country; this is a structure, which will enable traditional [...]

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    Outsiders won’t take our land, says Fayemi amid Ruga controversy

Outsiders won’t take our land, says Fayemi amid Ruga controversy

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says outsiders will not take over lands in Ekiti as long as he is in charge of the state. Speaking during a condolence visit to Orin-Ekiti where Emmanuel Ilori, a 65-year-old hunter, was shot dead during the weekend, the governor vowed to tackle the incessant killings in the state. He said efforts were in place to [...]

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    EXTRA: Fayemi’s aide appoints ‘62 personal assistants’

EXTRA: Fayemi’s aide appoints ‘62 personal assistants’

Makinde Araoye, special adviser on federal matters to Kayode Fayemi,  governor of Ekiti state, has announced the appointment of 62 personal assistants. While announcing the appointment on Sunday, Araoye said he took the decision to support Fayemi's administration. TheCable gathered that the 62 persons, who were selected across all the wards in Ekiti south federal constituency, have been paid their first salary. “The [...]

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    Fayemi: Governors yet to take a position on state police

Fayemi: Governors yet to take a position on state police

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says his colleagues are yet to take a stand on the issue of state police. The governor, who is chairman of the Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF), disclosed this at the end of a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja on Friday. He said the meeting was convened to address the security [...]

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    Adeosun, Jibrin, Ocholi…. ministers who didn’t last the distance with Buhari

Adeosun, Jibrin, Ocholi…. ministers who didn’t last the distance with Buhari

Each of you in this room has a unique skill and strength... it's this quality that made me retain my cabinet for the full term. Those were the words of  President Muhammadu Buhari to members of his cabinet in the valedictory federal executive council (FEC) meeting which held on May 22. Despite complaints from the public and suggestions from experts, Buhari [...]

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    Olusola-Eleka accepts supreme court judgment, congratulates Fayemi

Olusola-Eleka accepts supreme court judgment, congratulates Fayemi

Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in last year’s election, has congratulated Kayode Fayemi, the state governor, on his election victory at the supreme court. The supreme court had upheld the victory of Fayemi in last year’s governorship election. This was after Olusola-Eleka had challenged his victory at the court, alleging that the election was fraught with [...]

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    Supreme court upholds Fayemi’s election

Supreme court upholds Fayemi’s election

The supreme court has upheld the victory of Kayode Fayemi in last year's governorship election.  At its sitting on Friday, the court dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Kolapo Olusola, its governorship candidate, challenging Fayemi's victory. The Independent National Electoral Commission had declared Fayemi winner of the election. But Olusola challenged his victory at the tribunal, alleging that [...]

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    Fayose congratulates Fayemi on election as NGF chairman

Fayose congratulates Fayemi on election as NGF chairman

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has congratulated Kayode Fayemi, his successor, for his election as chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF). Fayemi emerged at a meeting of the forum on Wednesday. In a tweet on Thursday, Fayose who has been critical of Faymei’s government, said Fayemi’s appointment is well deserved. “I congratulate Gov Kayode Fayemi on his appointment and elevation [...]

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    Fayemi: We warned sacked workers not to accept Fayose’s appointment

Fayemi: We warned sacked workers not to accept Fayose’s appointment

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says those affected by the disengagement of 2000 workers in the state, were warned not to accept the appointments Ayodele Fayose, former governor of the state, offered during the end of his tenure. The administration of Fayemi terminated the appointment of the workers on Thursday. In reaction, some of the people affected stormed the state secretariat complex with their appointment [...]

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    Fayose kicks as Fayemi sacks 2,000 workers

Fayose kicks as Fayemi sacks 2,000 workers

Ayo Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has described the revocation by Kayode Fayemi, his successor, of appointment of 2,000 workers by him shortly before leaving office, as “height of wickedness and political vendetta.” Fayose also called on all the affected civil servants not to be disillusioned, but to approach the court to challenge the state government’s decision. In a statement by [...]

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    Politics of cohesion: The Ekiti state example

Politics of cohesion: The Ekiti state example

When it dawned on him that he was on his way to losing his bid for re-election as governor of Ekiti State in 2014 before the official pronouncement by the electoral umpire, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi delivered his concession speech to the people of Ekiti State--and the world at large--precisely on Sunday, June 22, 2014. In the speech, the then [...]

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    Drama as Fayemi embraces Fayose in public

Drama as Fayemi embraces Fayose in public

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state and Ayodele Fayose, his predecessor, were the cynosure of eyes at a ceremony in honour of Afe Babalola, a revered lawyer and senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN). Babalola was honoured with the 2018 Obafemi Awolowo Prize for Leadership at an event, which took place at Harbour Point, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Wednesday. It was attended by [...]

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    I inherited N155bn debt from Fayose, says Fayemi

I inherited N155bn debt from Fayose, says Fayemi

Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti governor, says his predecessor, Ayodele Fayose, left a debt profile of N155.79 billion for the state. He made the remark on Thursday while signing the N129.9 billion state budget for 2019. He gave the breakdown of the debts as; loans, N57.694 billion; unpaid salary arrears, N16.777 billion; outstanding leave bonus to workers, N4.402 billion; pension and gratuity arrears, 39.775 [...]

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