Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tag "Lere Olayinka"

    Fayose writes Chinese leader to stop $2bn loan

Fayose writes Chinese leader to stop $2bn loan

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has written a letter to President Xi Jinping of China, seeking the stoppage of the $2 billion loan sought by the federal government.In the letter dated April 12, Fayose said Nigerians were "totally opposed to increment of the country’s debt burden, which is already being serviced with 25 per cent of the government's annual budget”.He alleged that some [...]

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    EXTRA: Fayose ‘joins’ Buhari in China

EXTRA: Fayose ‘joins’ Buhari in China

Three days after President Muhammadu Buhari left the country on a week-long visit to China, Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has travelled to the Asian country.According to Lere Olayinka, spokesman of the governor, Fayose went to China to attend the 119th China Import and Export Fair, otherwise known as the Canton Fair holding between April 14 and 19.Olayinka said [...]

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    With Sheriff, APC is on its way out, says Fayose

With Sheriff, APC is on its way out, says Fayose

Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti state governor, has hailed the emergence of Ali Modu Sheriff as the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is afraid of the new chairman who will soon end their “regime of lies”.Fayose appealed to members of his party to rally round Sheriff and give him the required support to [...]

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    Fayose: The naira fared better under Jonathan

Fayose: The naira fared better under Jonathan

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state governor, has again criticised President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the nation's currency was stronger during the regime of Goodluck Jonathan, the immediate past president.  Noting that the "dollar has gone double since Dr Goodluck Jonathan left office, with US Dollar exchanging for N350 as at today", he accused the president of lacking the mental capacity to proffer solutions [...]

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    Fayose blames Buhari for sacking budget DG

Fayose blames Buhari for sacking budget DG

Ayodele Fayose, the Ekiti state governor, says the removal of Yahaya Gusau, director-general of budget, over the controversy surrounding the 2016 budget is not enough.In a statement issued by Lere Olayinka, his special assistant on public communications and new media, Fayose said President Muhammadu Buhari ought to adopt a holistic approach than “just making one person scapegoat”.Insisting the president withdraws [...]

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    Fayose: Buhari’s ‘sudden’ vacation is suspicious

Fayose: Buhari’s ‘sudden’ vacation is suspicious

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says the “sudden vacation” of President Muhammadu Buhari is suspicious, wondering why the president decided to reveal his five-day absence after already departing the country.Fayose said it was around this period in 2015 that Buhari “disappeared from the country” and “lies” were told that he was granting interviews in London.He commended Buhari for handing over [...]

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    Fayose tells Buhari to stay home and govern

Fayose tells Buhari to stay home and govern

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says the foreign trips of President Muhammadu Buhari have become a drain on the resources of the country.In a statement issued on his behalf by Lere Olayinka, his special assistant on public communications and new media, Fayose said foreign countries cannot solve the problems of Nigeria , and therefore urged him to "stay at home [...]

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    Fayose wants Daura’s sack over ‘raid on A’Ibom’

Fayose wants Daura’s sack over ‘raid on A’Ibom’

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to caution Lawal Daura, the director-general of the department of state services (DSS), who he described as taking Nigeria to 1984’s dictatorial era.Fayose, who was speaking through his special adviser on new media, Lere Olayinka, at a press conference in Ekiti on Friday, condemned the DSS invasion of [...]

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    Omirin: Fayose cannot escape impeachment

Omirin: Fayose cannot escape impeachment

Nineteen lawmakers of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in  the Ekiti state house of assembly say Ayodele Fayose, governor of the state, cannot escape being impeached.The lawmakers, who vowed not to relent until Fayose is ejected from office, advised the governor to accept the reality that the rule of law has come to stay in the country.The lawmakers served Fayose with [...]

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    Fayose to probe Fayemi for ‘ruining Ekiti’

Fayose to probe Fayemi for ‘ruining Ekiti’

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has described the administration of Kayode Fayemi, his predecessor, as a disaster to the state, accusing him of massive corruption.Fayose alleged that the immediate past governor of the state not only left behind a debt of N86bn but left Ekiti indebted till 2020.Addressing journalists on Tuesday, Fayose, who spoke through Lere Olayinka, his special assistant [...]

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