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Governor Fayose right to oppose $1 billion ECA to fight Boko Haram‎ – Femi...

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.

Governor Fayose borrowed N56bn in 3 years, applies for another N25bn – DMO

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.

Why I chose my deputy as my successor – Governor Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State says he got divine revelation to choose his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, as his sucessor.

National Assemby lacks powers to query withdrawals from ECA – Femi Gbajabiamila

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).

‎Fuel scarcity meant to prepare Nigerians for N185 pump price – Governor Fayose

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 govt restates commitment to non-interference in local council elections

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.

Group challenges INEC over electoral reform

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.

Governor Fayose advises President Buhari not to seek a second term

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek a second term in office.

Outcome of Ekiti guber poll will shock Governor Fayose – APC

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.

APC can accommodate all political heavyweights – Senator Tinubu

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.

Governor Fayose greets President Buhari at 75, asks him not re-contest

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his 75th birthday.

President Buhari will never divert public funds for election – Governor Abdulaziz Yari

Abdulaziz Yari, chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), says Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti, “is on his own”.

Kidnapping: Catholic priests ask federal govt to declare emergency

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.

Apologise to Nigerians on the war against Boko Haram – PDP tells APC

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.”


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