APC debunks Fayose’s claim of plan to rig poll
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has chided Governor Ayodele Fayose over his allegation that the party had colluded with the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Professor Kayode Soremekun, to recruit the students of the university to act as presiding officers to rig the July 14...
US reiterate interest in Ekiti election as envoy visits Fayose again
The American government has again said it expects nothing less than credible and fair exercise in the July 14 governorship poll in Ekiti State, saying it will closely monitor events, before, during and after the poll.
APC plotting to rig Ekiti governorship election with varsity students, Fayose alleges
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of connivance with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig the July 14 governorship election in the state. He alleged that part of the plot is to use students of the Federal University, Oye- Ekiti (FUOYE) as INEC ad-hoc staff for the…
U.S. pledges to monitor Ekiti guber poll as envoy visits Fayose
The U.S. government has pledged to monitor events before, during and after the upcoming governorship election in Ekiti State.
Why I supported 39 years old as deputy governor candidate - Fayose
The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose yesterday gave an insight into why he supported 39-year old Abdulkazeem Ayodeji Ogunsakin, as the Deputy Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party. The governor said he has been a supporter of the cause of the youths and "I have made this known by supporting a 39 year…
Buhari’s government has destroyed National Assembly, judiciary, says Fayose
Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC), led by President Muhammadu Buhari, has destroyed the legislative and judiciary arms of government. He lamented that democracy in Nigeria is under serious threat with the constitution appearing to have been suspended.
Twists and turns of Olusola’s emergence as Ekiti PDP guber candidate
The journey to the choice of the Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Prof Kolapo Olusola as the flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming July 14 gubernatorial election began in September 2017 when a section of the party, under the aegis of PDP critical stakeholders, adopted him as the sole candidate.
Adeyeye cursed me over Ekiti PDP governorship primaries, says Fayose
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has disclosed how a governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Prince Dayo Adeyeye cursed him over the outcome of the last primaries.Fayose revealed this in a radio and television programme in Ado Ekiti.
Weekly political notes
A Wuse Zone 2 Chief Magistrate’s bail of N90 million to Senator Dino Melaye.Melaye was arraigned by the Police on allegation that he escaped lawful custody. He was granted a bail for N90 million. But the senator was immediately rearrested by the police and taken to Force Headquarters in Abuja, according to his aides.
Fayose promotes 37,000 civil servants in Ekiti State
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, yesterday announced the promotion of 37,132 workers.Fayose, who spoke in Ado-Ekiti, said their promotion had been kept in view since 2015 due to the state’s poor finances.