Nigerians, AI caution against gagging media ahead of 2019 polls
Eminent Nigerians, including Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, have cautioned governments at all levels and their agencies against actions or decisions capable of impeding effective performance of the media.
Fayose, Atiku accuse Federal Government of recklessness, failure
The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has said that Nigerians, especially the youths, must rise and save the country from the All Progressives Congress (APC) government of recklessness.The governor, who spoke while addressing some stakeholders from Gbonyin and Ekiti East local councils yesterday.....
Of migrant politicians and political prostitution
Quite a number of Nigerians are politically aware, even if their level of political participation hardly goes beyond voting in an election.
Houses of Assembly as governors’ political umbilicus
What happened in some state Houses of Assembly in recent times underline why Nigeria’s democracy remains stunted after 20 years’ experience and five cycles of general elections.
Don't sell your votes, INEC urge Nigerians
As the 2019 general elections draw near, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called on Nigerians to resist the lure of selling their votes. National Electoral Commissioner in charge of southwest, Adedeji Soyebi made the call in Abuja at the high-level post-election roundtable on the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti state. “We need to…
I’m still governor of Ekiti State, Fayose replies Fayemi
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, yesterday told the governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi that he remains the governor of the state until October 16, 2018. He was responding to Fayemi’s statement, warning the management of College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti against alleged recruitment. Fayemi had asked the school authority to stop conniving with Fayose to embark on illegal…
Ekiti and the drama of power
At least Kayode Fayemi knows how to be a governor. Yes, we have had governors in Ekiti; the dignified Niyi Adebayo, the competent Segun Oni and the intellectual Kayode Fayemi, but none like the populist Peter Ayodele Fayose (He loves to call himself Peter the Rock).
Buhari not a democrat, says Ayodele Fayose
Governor Ayodele Fayose has said President Muhammadu Buhari has shown that he lacks democratic credentials by applauding and approving what he described...
How ‘see and buy’ strategy outsmarted ‘stomach infrastructure’ in Ekiti
Although last Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Ekiti State might have been won and lost, it has added another dimension to the country’s electoral process.No doubt, it will have a direct or indirect influence in the conduct of next year’s general election.