Monday, November 12, 2018

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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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    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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    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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    Naira rain, federal might, ‘Pastor’ Fayose and other highlights of Ekiti poll

Naira rain, federal might, ‘Pastor’ Fayose and other highlights of Ekiti poll

Four years ago, there was jubilation in Aso Rock over the outcome of the governorship election in Ekiti state. Four years after, there is jubilation in Aso Rock over the outcome of another governorship election. It was PDP that celebrated in 2014; it is now the turn of APC.The victory of Kayode Fayemi couldn't have come at a better time [...]

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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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    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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    Fayose: When I saw ‘old man’ Buhari beside the president of France, I said ‘Oh my God’

Fayose: When I saw ‘old man’ Buhari beside the president of France, I said ‘Oh my God’

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has fired yet another shot at President Muhammadu Buhari whom he believes is too old to lead the country.At a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rally in Ado Ekiti on Thursday, the governor commented on the visit of President Emmanuel Macron of France to Nigeria.Aged 40 years, Macron is one of the youngest leaders in the [...]

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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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    PDP has won… other parties just making noise, says Ekiti governorship candidate

PDP has won… other parties just making noise, says Ekiti governorship candidate

Kolapo Olusola, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in the July 14 election Ekiti state, has expressed readiness to take up the challenge in ensuring his victory.Olusola, who is the deputy governor of the state, said this when he received the party's certificate of return at PDP national secretariat in Abuja on Wednesday.He said he was privileged to be [...]

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    Ekiti PDP adopts Fayose’s deputy as 2018 governorship candidate

Ekiti PDP adopts Fayose’s deputy as 2018 governorship candidate

Kolapo Olusola, deputy governor of Ekiti, has been adopted as the candidate for the state's governorship election scheduled to take place in 2018.Some stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state which cuts across local government chairmen and ward chairman on Wednesday endorsed Olusola after a meeting held at governor Ayo Fayose's house.A communique released after the meeting [...]

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