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Ekiti guber: Five arrested for distributing money to voters during election

No fewer than five persons have been arrested by police in Ado Ekiti for allegedly distributing money to voters during the governorship election .

Ekiti guber: I received N3000 alert from government to vote PDP candidate – Accord...

The Governorship Candidate of the Accord Party, Mr. Abiodun Aluko, has accused the Ekiti State Government of pre-election day vote buying for the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prof. Kolapo Olusola.
There was large early turnout of voters in Ado-Ekiti capital city, as electorate already trooped out enmasse as early as 6.00am trekking long distances to get to their polling units.

Ekiti goes to poll as electorate decide fate of 35 candidates

The people of Ekiti State will on Saturday queue behind their candidates for the governorship election scheduled to replace the incumbent Ayodele Fayose, whose tenure will end in November.

Ekiti guber: Accord suspends state exco for backing PDP

The members of the executive committee of the Ekiti State branch of Accord Party have been suspended for openly declaring support for the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Kolapo Olusola.

Ekiti guber: INEC, Mega Party sued over substitution of candidate

The controversy surrounding the governorship candidate of Mega Party of Nigeria (MPN) is yet to abate as one of the claimants, Dr. Sunday Balogun, has dragged the party to court.

Ekiti guber: Abiodun Aluko emerges Accord Party candidate

A former deputy governor of Ekiti State, Abiodun Aluko, has emerged the candidate of Accord Party for the July 14 governorship election in the state.

Mega Party elects Ekiti guber candidate

The Mega Party of Nigeria in Ekiti State has elected Sunday Balogun as its candidate for the July 14 governorship election.

APC, PDP bad options for Ekiti – Abiodun Aluko

A former Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Abiodun Aluko, has said the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party are bad options for the state in the 2018 governorship election.

Ekiti guber: God will choose my successor – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose said on Monday he has been having private discussion with potential governorship aspirants in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), telling them “to allow him seek God’s consent” on the choice of a successor.

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There was a massive turnout of voters in Ekiti as the accreditation and voting process got underway in Saturday’s governorship election

Ekiti guber: CSOs call for urgent legislation against vote-buying

Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, a coalition of no fewer than 70 civil society organisations (CSOs), has called for urgent legislation to tackle the challenge of vote buying in Nigeria’s elections.
Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed walk together at Asmara International Airport, Eritrea, July 9, 2018 - Reuters

Eritrean, Ethiopian leaders call new peace example to Africa

Official rivals just weeks ago, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea embraced warmly to the roar of a crowd of thousands on Sunday at a concert celebrating the end of a long state of war.

‘Future Eagles’ off to Algiers for African Youth Games

Players and officials of the U15 National Team, nicknamed Future Eagles, will arrive in Algiers on Monday, 16th July for the football event of the 3rd African Youth Games taking place in the Algerian capital 19th – 28th July 2018.
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Jubilation, protest as APC’s Kayode Fayemi wins Ekiti election

Jubilation and knocks have trailed the result of the governorship election in Ekiti, in which Mr. Kayode Fayemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and immediate past minister of Mines and Steel Development, polled 197,459 votes to defeat Prof. Olusola Eleka of the Peoples Democratic Party who got 178,121 votes.
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World Cup: Luka Modric, Kylian Mbappe, Harry Kane, Antoine Griezmann scoop FIFA-Adidas awards

The French team were not the only winners of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia as the curtains were drawn on Sunday in Moscow. Other winners included Luka Modric, the magical midfielder for runners up, Croatia.