Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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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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    Fayose planning to set me up, says Fayemi

Fayose planning to set me up, says Fayemi

The Kayode Fayemi Campaign Office says it has uncovered a plan by Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti, to carry out attacks on supporters of Segun Oni, using thugs pretending to work for the minister of mines and steel development.In a statement on Saturday, Yinka Oyebode, spokesman of Fayemi, said the plan was hatched by Fayose in the bid to cause [...]

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    I may be forced to quit APC, says Segun Oni

I may be forced to quit APC, says Segun Oni

Segun Oni, former governor of Ekiti and an aspirant in the recent governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has threatened to leave the party.Addressing journalists in Ifaki-Ekiti, Ekiti, on Tuesday, he said his supporters in the party are being harassed.Oni came second in the primary which was won by Kayode Fayemi, minister of solid minerals development.He said although [...]

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    How they stand: Two ex-governors, three former lawmakers — the strong contenders in Ekiti APC primary election

How they stand: Two ex-governors, three former lawmakers — the strong contenders in Ekiti APC primary election

At the last count, 33 persons have shown interest in becoming the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July governorship election in Ekiti state. Despite being an opposition party in the state, pundits believe APC stands a chance of winning the election if the party picks the “right candidate”.The Oluyemi Kayode stadium in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, venue [...]

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    Shehu Sani: If el-Rufai is for war, we’re ready for a bigger war

Shehu Sani: If el-Rufai is for war, we’re ready for a bigger war

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says if Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, is for war, "we are also for war and a bigger war".He said this after meeting with the panel the All Progressives Congress (APC) set up to look into the crisis in the state.The senator and el-Rufai have disagreed on a number of issues. The faction [...]

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    Abdullahi, Patricia Etteh, Keyamo, Oni, Alaibe — meet Buhari’s latest appointees

Abdullahi, Patricia Etteh, Keyamo, Oni, Alaibe — meet Buhari’s latest appointees

On Friday, President Muhammadu Buhari appointed 1,467 persons to fill positions at parastatals and agencies — the highest number of appointments the president has made since May 2015.He also appointed 209 chairmen of boards.Of the long list of appointees are major executives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and other friends of the party.In October, Buhari hinted that he would [...]

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    APC silent over minister’s endorsement of Atiku

APC silent over minister’s endorsement of Atiku

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has kept mum over the endorsement of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar by Aisha Alhassan, minister of women affairs.In a video clip that surfaced on Wednesday, Alhassan called Atiku "Nigeria's president for 2019".Speaking with BBC Hausa after the incident, the minister said she would support the former vice-president if he decides to run for office in 2019.She [...]

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    Segun Oni: I was a PDP member but not among the looters

Segun Oni: I was a PDP member but not among the looters

Segun Oni, deputy national chairman (south) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he was not a party to the "looting of funds" under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration, where he served as governor.Oni, who governed Ekiti between 2007 and 2010, said the damage the PDP caused the economy is "horrendous and worst than one can imagine”.He added that the looting [...]

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    Ex-governor Oni joins Ekiti governorship race

Ex-governor Oni joins Ekiti governorship race

Segun Oni, a former governor of Ekiti and the deputy national chairman (south) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has joined the state's governorship race.Ife Arowosoge, director general of the Segun Oni Campaign Organisation, disclosed this on Thursday at the maiden meeting of APC leaders in the state.He said the former governor would make an open declaration of his intention [...]

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    You did well by honouring Adebayo, Oni tells Fayose

You did well by honouring Adebayo, Oni tells Fayose

Segun Oni, a former governor of Ekiti state, says Ayodele Fayose, the incumbent, has honoured himself with the way he celebrated Adeyinka Adebayo, former military governor of the old western region.He said this on Sunday during a visit to Fayose at the government house, in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.A statement issued on Sunday by Idowu Adelusi, Fayose’s spokesman, said Oni [...]

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