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The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has the moral right to kick against the governors’ decision to approve $1 billion from Excess Crude Account to fight Boko Haram.
The Debt Management Office (DMO) has come out with the debt profile of Ekiti State within the three years of Governor Ayo Fayose in power.
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State says he got divine revelation to choose his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, as his sucessor.
Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday said the National Assembly currently lacks the powers to query spending from the Excess Crude Account (ECA).
The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has accused the Federal Government of deliberately causing the current scarcity of fuel in the country so as to be able to justify “a planned” increment in petrol pump price from N145 to N185 per litre.
Ekiti State Government has restated its commitment to ensuring non-interference in the affairs of the state Independent Electoral Commission (EKSIEC) poised to organise a free, fair and credible local government elections scheduled for Saturday in the state.
A pro-democracy group, the Justice Initiative for the Disadvantaged and Oppressed People (JIDOP) has tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reconstruct the electoral laws of the commission through the legislature and return it to the path of constitutional democracy for stable polity.
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek a second term in office.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Chairman (South), Chief Segun Oni, and a Chieftain of the party, Dr. Olusegun Osinkolu, have predicted that the outcome of the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State will take Governor Ayo Fayose by surprise.
Former governor of Lagos State and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed the insinuation that implosion is imminent in the party due to the way political heavyweights have been deflecting to the party ahead of 2019 general elections.
Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his 75th birthday.
Abdulaziz Yari, chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), says Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti, “is on his own”.
Catholic priests in Nigeria have expressed concern over the rampant cases of insecurity in the country and demanded that the Federal Government should declare emergency on kidnapping.
Following the approval of $1 billion for the war against Boko Haram, to be taken from the Excess Crude Account (ECA), the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday demanded that an apology be tendered to Nigerians by the All Progressives Congress-led federal government “for deceiving Nigerians on the state of war against Boko Haram.”
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Monday, said lack of education and proper orientation were key factors responsible for the myriad of crises current plaguing Nigeria.
The Super Eagles B have moved camp to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja for the next phase of preparations for the 2018 African Nations Championship taking place in Morocco from 13th January 2018.
The Nigerian Army on Monday denied the killings of civilians in an attack coordinated by the Boko Haram insurgents against the World Food Programme (WFP’s) trucks on Saturday.
Armed persons on Sunday attacked the residence of the chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ebonyi State chapter, Leonard Nkah.
Police in Gabon arrested dozens of people Sunday over a knife attack that wounded two Danish nationals working for National Geographic, apparently in retribution for "US attacks against Muslims," officials said.
The Inspector–General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris Kpotum, has approved the appointment of Mr. Ahmed Bello as new Commissioner of Police in Nasarawa State.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kano State Command, on Thursday, inaugurated a Task Force Committee to monitor distribution and sales of fuel in the state.
The Flamingoes on Saturday ended their return leg match against Ethiopia in the African qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup in a goalless draw.
The Federal Government said it had released N3bn to the contractors handling the East-West Road dualisation project in Niger Delta to enable them return to the project sites and continue with their job.
A member of the Organizing Committee of the Kogi West Solidarity Rally, Mr Kingsley Fanwo, has told journalists in Lokoja that those opposed to President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Yahaya Bello are already crying foul over plans by Kogi West APC Stakeholders to organize a solidarity rally in support of the President and the Governor.