Ekiti State

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Fayose still in EFCC’s custody

Former Governor of Ekiti state, Mr Ayodele Fayose, who reported to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja on Tuesday, on the commission’s invitation, is still in its custody. But, the commission has declined comment on the issue, preferring the media await developments on it. Head of Media […]

Lawyer demands N600 million unpaid legal fee from Fayose
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Lawyer demands N600 million unpaid legal fee from Fayose

[File] Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose 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, […]

Ekiti State Jide Egunjobi Metro News Nigeria

Ekiti State Government extends long term holidays for primary, secondary schools

Ekiti State Government on Saturday announced extention of the current long term holidays for students in public and private primary and secondary schools. This is contained in a statement by the state Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Mr. Jide Egunjobi, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria, […]

Ekiti governorship poll: PDP candidate Eleka files 700-page petition
Ekiti State Kayode Fayemi Kolapo Olusola-Eleka National News Nigeria PDP Yusuf Alli

Ekiti governorship poll: PDP candidate Eleka files 700-page petition

Kolapo Olusola The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) in the July 14 election in Ekiti, Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka late on Friday filed a 700-page petition before the Election Tribunal sitting in Ado Ekiti. The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that the candidate along with his running […]

Between Ekiti PDP gubernatorial candidate and INEC’s frustration
Editorial Ekiti State INEC Opinion Prof. Kolapo Olusola

Between Ekiti PDP gubernatorial candidate and INEC’s frustration

Kolapo Olusola The Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, who was the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in the recently held governorship election in Ekiti State, has voiced out his frustration about the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC’s) inability to oblige him with the Certified True Copies […]

PDP accuses APC of plotting to Impeach Fayose
APC Ayo Fayose Ekiti State Kayode Fayemi National News PDP

PDP accuses APC of plotting to Impeach Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose (left), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s Deputy Governorship Candidate, Deji Ogunsakin, wife of the Governorship Candidate, Deaconess Janet Olusola, Governorship Candidate, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, and PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, during the presentation of party’s flag to Olusola, at a […]

NLC urges Fayemi to prioritise payment of workers’ salaries
Ayuba Wabba Ekiti State Kayode Fayemi Metro News Nigeria NLC

NLC urges Fayemi to prioritise payment of workers’ salaries

President of Congress, Ayuba Wabba,. PHOTO: YOUTUBE The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the newly elected governor of Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi to prioritise the payment of workers salaries in his second tenure. Congress President, Ayuba Wabba, who gave the charge in Abuja yesterday in a letter of congratulation […]

Fayemi meets Buhari at presidential villa, denies vote buying
Ekiti State Kayode Fayemi Muhammadu Buhari‎ National News Nigeria

Fayemi meets Buhari at presidential villa, denies vote buying

Ekiti State Governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi (left), presenting his Certificate of Return to President Muhammadu Buhari, Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu, and Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, at the state House in Abuja…yesterday • Hints on probing Fayose • Vendetta mission of governor-elect will consume him, Ekiti govt replies • PDP […]

TMG alleges massive votes buying at polling units
Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi Ekiti State INEC National News Nigeria

TMG alleges massive votes buying at polling units

Ekiti Poll. Photo: Twitter/OfficialPDPNig The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has disclosed that there were massive votes buying during the election. The Chairperson of TMG, Dr. Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi, expressed concern about the growing trend by political parties and contestants to induce voters during elections. He said: “This practice is becoming the […]

Buhari congratulates Fayemi, governor-elect of Ekiti
Ekiti State Kayode Fayemi Muhammadu Buhari‎ National News Nigeria

Buhari congratulates Fayemi, governor-elect of Ekiti

Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Dr Kayode Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on his victory in Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti state. The president, in a message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Sunday, commended the governor-elect and […]

PDP, APC hold counter rallies in Ekiti State
Adams Oshiomhole APC Bola Ahmed Tinubu Ekiti State National News Nigeria PDP

PDP, APC hold counter rallies in Ekiti State

Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun; All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu; Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN); President Muhammadu Buhari; APC Governorship Candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi and APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole at the party’s mega rally in Ado-Ekiti…yesterday. • Buhari flays Fayose’s ‘stomach infrastructure’ […]