Wednesday, September 26, 2018

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    Ekiti APC ‘gathering evidence’ for tribunal

Ekiti APC ‘gathering evidence’ for tribunal

Despite Governor Kayode Fayemi's acceptance of defeat in the June 21 Ekiti gubernatorial poll, TheCable understands that the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is pushing for Ayo Fayose's victory to be challenged in court.Fayemi lost the election to Fayose, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), by a wide margin and promptly made a concession speech [...]

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    Fayemi accepts defeat, set to meet with Fayose

Fayemi accepts defeat, set to meet with Fayose

Ekiti Governor Kayode Fayemi has congratulated Mr. Ayo Fayose for his victory in the June 21 governorship election in the state.Fayose defeated Fayemi by 203,090 to 120,433 votes, winning in all the 16 local government areas of the state.While Fayemi ran on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Fayose flew the flag of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).In a [...]

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    Fayose: The man Obasanjo called ‘bastard’

Fayose: The man Obasanjo called ‘bastard’

Not many people insult former President Olusegun Obasanjo and get away with him ─ but Peter Ayodele Fayose, the former governor and now governor-elect of Ekiti State, successfully did that.It was in December 2010 in Okuku, Osun State. Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola had been deposed as governor of the state by the Appeal Court and his community decided to welcome him [...]

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    It’s official: Fayose is governor-elect of Ekiti

It’s official: Fayose is governor-elect of Ekiti

The PDP candidate in Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti, Mr Ayo Fayose, recorded a resounding victory with a total vote haul of  203,090 out of the 350,256 votes cast.The returning officer for the election, Prof. Isaac Asuzu, announced the result at the INEC office in Ado-Ekiti in the early hours of Sunday.Asuzu said: "Ayodele Peter Fayose of the PDP, having [...]

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    Ekiti results to be announced Sunday morning

Ekiti results to be announced Sunday morning

The winner of the June 21 governorship election in Ekiti State will not be announced until early Sunday morning.A senior official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) told TheCable on Saturday night that the collation of results will be done all through the night.Election was conducted in 177 wards and 2,195 polling units across the 16 local governments of [...]

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    Fayose ‘in clear lead’ in Ekiti governorship poll

Fayose ‘in clear lead’ in Ekiti governorship poll

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Ekiti State governorship election, Ayodele Fayose, is clearly ahead of others in the results so far collated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).This has sparked wild jubilation in Ado-Ekiti — where votes constitute approximately one-third of total votes cast — as well as several other parts of the state.Although INEC is yet [...]

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    Ekiti State governorship election in figures

Ekiti State governorship election in figures

Hundreds of thousands of voters in Ekiti State will troop out on Saturday, June 21, 2014, to elect the next chief executive of the state for the next four years. Below, in figures, are some interesting facts about the election. 3The number of candidates believed to be truly in the running for the post, although there are 15 others. These three are [...]

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    2015: Tinubu ‘drops interest’ in VP slot

2015: Tinubu ‘drops interest’ in VP slot

Former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has dropped his interest in the vice-presidential slot of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 presidential election, TheCable understands.Tinubu is making that "personal sacrifice" in the interest of opposition politics in Nigeria, one of his associates said at the weekend.There had been strong speculations that Tinubu was planning to [...]

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    PDP’ll win Ekiti, says Jonathan at campaign rally

PDP’ll win Ekiti, says Jonathan at campaign rally

President Goodluck Jonathan says his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), will win the June 21 governorship election in Ekiti State.Jonathan spoke on Saturday at the formal presentation of the party's flag to its governorship candidate, Mr Ayo Fayose, in Ado-Ekiti.He said that his optimism was based on the tumultuous crowd that trooped out to welcome his entourage right from [...]

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