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Fayemi, who was Governor of Ekiti State between 2010 and 2014, told journalists in an interview at his Ishan Ekiti country home on Saturday that he would follow due process, starting a formal notification of his intention to the leadership of the APC and the state secretariat of the party. This, he said, would ...
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State called on Nigerians to use the period to reflect and meditate on national affairs and the way the country is being ... His Chief Press Secretary, Segun Ajiboye, in a statement in Akure, said Nigerians should continue to “have hope in Nigeria that the country will be great ...

Fayose reacting to the ugly incident called on President Muhammadu Buhari to address the killings immediately, adding that securing lives of Nigerians should be his primary responsibility. The Ekiti governor wrote on his Twitter page: “So much killings going on in Zamfara State by armed bandits and it is ...
Former Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Mr. Olufemi Bamisile, has assured that the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary will not be rigged in favour of any aspirant. Bamisile, who is among the aspirants, spoke on Thursday while hosting delegates and party members from all ...
The Ekiti Government said it had paid N400 million as compensation to people whose houses were demolished so far in the ongoing demolition exercise in the state. The State Commissioner for Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Mr. Tayelolu Otitoju disclosed this during a press conference in ...
Scores of students from Ekiti State under the umbrella of Nigeria Youths Coalition (NYC) on Wednesday stormed the Ibadan regional Head office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to protest what they described as “financial misappropriation” at Federal University, Oye Ekiti ...

The Ekiti State police command has arrested 12 crime suspects and recovered about 15 local and assorted rifles from them. ... proliferation of arms in line with the directive of the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris that all the 37 commands should commence arms mop up in their respective states.
The battle line appears drawn between Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose and the Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Adeyemo Adejugbe, over the latest demolition of houses in the town. Residents have been trooping to the palace of the monarch to register their displeasure over the way their properties were demolished ...
Lawyer, politician and former activist, Bamidele had served as a commissioner for information in Lagos State before stirring the political currents in his native Ekiti State with his 2011 aspiration to the Senate. He opted out despite his momentum after Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN elders prevailed on him ...
Residents of Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, led by their monarch, Oba Rufus Adeyemo Adejugbe, are angry with Governor Ayodele Fayose for demolishing houses in the city. The residents have been trooping to the palace of the monarch to register their displeasure about how their properties were ...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has told the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie Oyegun, to perish the ... “The international community and CSOs in Nigeria should therefore begin to focus their attention on the election from now and beam their ...
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie Oyegun, on Monday declared that the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti state is a must win for the party. Oyegun, who was in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital on Monday on a membership drive stated this while addressing ...
Reconciliation in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State secured by the David Mark-led committee may have broken down, as a fresh crossfire ... “One is embarrassed that a Governor of a State did not know the rudimentary provisions of Nigerian Constitution and the PDP constitution in respect of ...
The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress(APC), John Odigie Oyegun, has said the party will deploy all it has to win the July 14 Ekiti State governorship election. Mr. Oyegun, who was in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, to flag off the party's Continuous Registration Exercise, which took place at the ...
Ekiti State Government has established Water Regulatory Unit in the state as part of initiatives to ensure efficient and sustainable potable water supply, Chief Tunde Ogunleye, the Commissioner for Public Utilities, said. Ogunleye said while inaugurating the unit in Ado Ekiti on Monday that it was aimed at ...
The forthcoming July 14 governorship poll in Ekiti State has taken an interesting dimension as many beneficiaries of the Federal Government ... loyal to the president, another beneficiary, Adeosun Tayo Peter, said: “I want the people of Nigeria to know that we are not campaigning for Fayose or Eleka.
“I have no doubt that Bamidele would offer Ekiti people credible leadership and quality governance if voted the next governor of Ekiti State. ... during the third Republic politics and an ardent member of the Alliance for Democracy which later metamorphosed to Action Congress of Nigeria and now APC.

As more aspirants declare their intent to seek the ticket of the All Progressives Congress(APC) for the Ekiti State governorship election, the party has indicated that some will have to shelve their ambitions in the interest of the party. About 33 persons have so far indicated their interest to run on the platform of ...
He should be patient because he is not yet a traditional ruler, and he should wait for the outcome of his application before the council.” He added: “Calling him a monarch is against the state's Chieftaincy Law. The council states without equivocation that the recognised monarch for Ikere-Ekiti is the Ogoga of ...
The contest to replace Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has gone into full swing with intrigues and calculations almost comparable to the wit and ... former banker, Chief Adebisi Omoyeni; former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Owoseeni Ajayi; and former Nigerian Ambassador to ...
Ojudu, in a radio programme monitored yesterday on Adaba FM, Akure, stressed that he would moved against any plans to rig the election in favour of any aspirant in the state.He maintained that only free and fair primary election would guaranteed victory for the party in the July 14, 2018 governorship poll, ...
February 23, was a day that will continue to linger in the memory of the Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Ayodele Obasoyin. It was the day he breathed ... Each day he appeared in court, his subjects and supporters had shown solidarity by thronging the State High Court Complex in Ado-Ekiti. But the court ...
Speaking in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday while declaring his governorship intention at the party's secretariat in Ado Ekiti, Bamidele said the pact between him and Fayemi was not for personal ... It is also legitimate for every district of the state to aspire in line with the constitution of the federal Republic of Nigeria.
Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose has alleged that the continued insulgents' activities in the country is a manifestation of internal aggression and not ... Fayose urged Nigerians to challenge the President to act decisively, saying, “steps must be taken, Nigeria must realise that if we fail to challenge the ...
The Ekiti state Governor said that the party will only be worried, if those he described as real members of the party decided to leave. He noted that, “as long as the real grassroots politicians remain with us, we are not worried.” He added that “I don't want to mention names here but if you are referring to those ...
Popular independent broadcaster in Ekiti State, Dele Alagbon, has escaped death after attacks by unknown individuals who considered his ... rere' on Radio Nigeria Progress 100.5 FM between 11am and 12 noon during which many listeners called in to condemn the state government's alleged failure to ...
Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant Debo Ajayi spoke with some reporters in Lagos on the party's primary and why progressives ... So, I am interested in the position of the governor because I see the potential of using Ekiti to showcase to the rest of Nigeria good leadership.
Ado-Ekiti — Rainstorm has destroyed over 200 houses within the first two months in Ekiti State this year. The General Manager of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Jide Borode in a statement in Ado Ekiti on Monday lamented that about four local government areas were seriously affected ...
Ado-Ekiti — Rainstorm has destroyed over 200 houses within the first two months in Ekiti State this year. The General Manager of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Jide Borode in a statement in Ado Ekiti on Monday lamented that about four local government areas were seriously affected ...
“To further demonstrate his lack of compassion for Nigerians, while the entire nation, especially parents of the 110 abducted school girls in Dapchi, Yobe State are still in anguish, President Buhari went to Kano last Saturday to attend a social function, thus sparking negative reactions from Nigerians.
The PMC, which is a gathering of retired and serving teachers in Ekiti State, also called for the immediate sack of Dr Fayemi, who is a former governor of ... a vote of no confidence on Dr Fayemi, who has never hidden his hatred for teachers in Ekiti State and Nigeria in general, the All Progressives Congress ...
Barely four months to Ekiti governorship election slated for July 14, about 200 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have dumped the party for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State. Speaking at the ceremony in Ayetoro Ekiti on Wednesday, the ...
States in the Southwest geopolitical zone are to conduct a study of Ekiti State's successes in education for peer learning and adoption. ... be conducted by the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission, the agency spearheading regional integration and cooperation among the states.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed the elections of new governors in Ekiti and Osun states for July 14 and September 22 ... “I want to also extend my warm thanks to my colleagues, chairmen/leaders of the party in the state for being too supportive all these many months ...
The Ekiti State chapter of Afenifere has backed President Muhammadu Buhari's move to reconcile the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the 2019 general elections. The pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group expressed delight with the President's directive that there should be no imposition of ...
Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant Debo Ajayi spoke with some reporters in Lagos on the party's primary and why progressives ... So, I am interested in the position of the governor because I see the potential of using Ekiti to showcase to the rest of Nigeria good leadership.
Over 200 houses have been reportedly destroyed by rainstorm in Ekiti State, in the first two months of the year. The General Manager, State Emergency Management Agency, Mr. Jide Borode, who spoke in Ado Ekiti, said the disaster mainly affected four local government areas of the state. He expressed ...
A governorship hopeful in Ekiti State, Babafemi Ojudu, has released his manifesto titled: 'My Agenda for Life More Meaningful for Ekiti People', saying he envisions a prosperous state where life would be more meaningful for the people. This is coming ahead of his March 9, 2018 formal declaration as a ...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti State has expressed concern that over 215,000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) are yet to be collected less than five months to the governorship election. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Prof. AbdulGaniy Raji, disclosed this in ...
Some students of Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, have appealed to the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) and the university authorities ... The Non Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU), Senior Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), National Association of Technologies and ...
Oni, who was the governor of Ekiti state between 2007 and 2010, is seeking re-election to govern the state on the banner of the APC. The DG recalled that in the ... Today, in Nigeria, people are calling for signing of the budget, but only very few Nigerians know what is in the budget. Whether the schools their ...
Justice Abiodun Adesodun, in his ruling on the bail application filed by the Olukere, admitted the monarch to bail in the sum of N5 million and two sureties in like sum. He also ruled that the two sureties must swear to affidavits and produce tax clearance certificate showing evidence of tax payment for three ...
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state says the ranking of Nigeria on the recent corruption index released by Transparency International, TI, is a ... “In the last few months, Nigerians have been confronted with messy revelations like the fraudulent reinstatement of Abdullahi Maina, alleged award of $25 ...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has said no amount of allegedly stolen money deployed by the Minister of Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, will buy the votes of the people in the July 14 governorship election in the state. State Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr Jackson Adebayo, ...
All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Ekiti State Chief Dele Okeya has promised to restore the lost glory of the state, if elected at the poll. Okeya, who accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration of impoverishing the people, promised to promote public welfare. He spoke ...
Its indefinite strike until the salaries of its members are paid by the state government. The union and the state governor, Ayo Fayose, had been engaged in series of dialogue since the start of the week, but no concrete resolution had been reached. The strike action commenced on Wednesday, January 16, ...
Lecturers of the College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, have embarked on an indefinite strike for being owned salary arrears and pensions allegedly worth N900 million. They also chided the Ekiti State Government for paying them what they termed “amputated salaries.” They condemned what they said was an ...
Herdsmen in Ekiti State have taken a traditional oath binding on them to assure the host communities in Ekiti and the South West, that they would no longer behave unruly, kill or allow their cows to stray into farms. This was as Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State ordered the arrest and prosecution of ...
Motorists and commuters in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, are lamenting diversion of traffic in some major roads brought about by demolition of more structures. The diversion of traffic was carried out to pave the way for dualization of some inner roads by the Governor Ayo Fayose administration.
A governorship hopeful in Ekiti State and a stalwart of Accord Party, Akogun Bamiji Ojo has debunked the alleged adoption of Otunba Segun Adewale, as the preferred candidate to fly the party's flag in the 2018 gubernatorial poll in Ekiti state. The aspirant made this declaration while speaking with ...


 

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