19 Jul 2018
Ekiti state governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday presented his certificate of return to President Muhammadu Buhari. Fayemi, former Minister of Mines and Steel Development, was the candidate of the national ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election. Prof. Idowu Olayinka, the Chief Returning Officer for the election and Vice Chancellor…
17 Jul 2018
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has disowned a recent gloating tweet that announced the imminent revival of a criminal case against outgoing Governor of Ekiti, Ayo Fayose.
16 Jul 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State has described as unfounded an allegation by the All Progressive Congress [APC] that governor Udom Emmanuel spent a whopping N5billion in Ekiti state in the just concluded governorship elections in the state. The chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Ini Okopido, had in…
16 Jul 2018
Last week, Nigeria’s killing fields expanded North Westwards. Indeed the entire North seems to have been partitioned by three non-state actors into three fiefdoms. On the North East, we have the Boko Haram insurgents bombing and snuffing out lives and occasionally making territorial forays into the Borno, Yobe and Adamawa areas.
15 Jul 2018
Contrary to forecasts in the build up to Ekiti State governorship election, voters, yesterday, trooped out to elect a new governor, in an election adjudged to be largely violence, hitch-free.
13 Jul 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday staged a protest at the National Assembly against what it described as excesses by the Federal Government and assault on democracy in connivance with security agencies.The demonstration came on the heels of Wednesday’s encounter between PDP supporters and policemen in Ekiti State.
13 Jul 2018
The Nigeria Intervention Movement, (NIM) has faulted the Police for manhandling Governor Ayo Fayose in the process of preventing the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from organising a peaceful rally in Ekiti State ahead of the governorship election scheduled to hold tomorrow.
11 Jul 2018
Going by the readjusted election timeline released recently by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigerians have seven clear months to the 2019 Presidential poll.
8 Jul 2018
Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State has condemned the alleged inhuman treatment meted out to a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) supporter, Mr. Aborisade Sunday, who was detained by the Department of State Services (DSS).
24 Jun 2018
Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of colluding to preload card readers meant for the July 14 governorship election in the state, with a view to manipulating the poll in favour of the APC candidate, Dr Kayode Fayemi. The governor also said…
11 Jun 2018
The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Monday accused the administration of Gov. Ayo Fayose of inflicting untold hardship on the people in the last four years.
11 Jun 2018
Desperation for electoral victories is not a new phenomenon in Nigeria, and has on many occasions led to a significant loss of life. As Ekiti prepares for elections next month...