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21 Oct 2018
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has listed 22 witnesses including a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, in the criminal prosecution of Ayodele Fayose. The anti-graft agency filed an 11-count charge of conspiracy and money laundering against Fayose, the immediate past governor of Ekiti State, accusing him of benefitting from…
8 Oct 2018
The governor of Ekiti State Ayodele Fayose has threatened to quit the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) a little over 24 hours after the party elected its presidential candidate. Before Fayose's surprising announcement, there have been rumours that the Ekiti governor was planning to defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress. But he said that…
28 Sep 2018
Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose on Friday alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Police and other security agencies were compromised in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at the recently-concluded Osun state governorship election. Fayose, a member of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) said the result of the election…
19 Sep 2018
A lawyer based in Ado-Ekiti, capital of Ekiti state, Owoseni Ajayi, has written to the state governor Ayodele Fayose to pay him outstanding legal fee amounting to N600 million. Ajayi, who was Fayose’s lawyer before he was appointed attorney general and commissioner for justice, listed 13 high-profile cases he handled for the governor which have…
6 Aug 2018
Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose has denied the rumours that he is set to defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Rumour has it that Fayose visited the APC national leader, Bola Tinubu in Lagos to finalise talks about his defections. However, the governor while dismissing the rumour, stressed that he is still very much a…
6 Dec 2017
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose yesterday presented a budget estimate of N98.6 billion to the state House of Assembly for consideration and passage. Presenting the proposal at plenary session, which was presided over by the Speaker, Kola Oluwawole, he said the appropriation bill named: Budget of Accomplishment consists of N66.4 billion recurrent and N32 billion…
17 Aug 2016
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1 Jul 2016
Sir: If Nigeria must survive as a sovereign entity governed by internationally acceptable best practices, Nigerians from all walks of life must agree to certain irreducible minimum ...
28 Jun 2016
An Ilorin based legal practitioner, Adebayo Adelodun (SAN) said the final arbiter on the arguments on whether or not the EFCC has acted in accordance with the dictate ...
26 Jun 2016
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), an NGO, says the freezing of Gov. Ayodele Fayose’s account by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) ...
25 Jun 2016
That Nigeria requires restructuring is not in doubt, but can that be achieved is another question. I do not see the political will to make it happen now. Every President sees himself as the custodian ...
23 Jun 2016
Sir: Ekiti State epitomises bad leadership and crisis that bedevil Nigeria, generally speaking. The people became fed-up with Ifakayode Ifayemi, surreptitiously imposed on them by Tinubu.

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