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Suspected herdsmen attack travellers, kill Osun council worker

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, on Wednesday, attacked travellers on the Ife-Ibadan Expressway at Ikire and shot dead an employee of the Atakumosa West Local Government Area of Osun State, Samson Adenipekun.

Herdsman beheads girlfriend in Ekiti

There was panic in Ilasa Ekiti in Ekiti East Local Government Area of Ekiti State where a herdsman hacked his girlfriend to death.
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Ekiti Assembly pardons suspended ex-speaker, four others

More members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have been pardoned by the Ekiti State House of Assembly about seven months after they were suspended.

PDP stakeholders meet members in Ekiti, vow to sink APC at tribunal

Stakeholders in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State commenced the process of rebuilding after its controversial defeat in the last Governorship Election held in the state.
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APC wins Ekiti supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the Ekiti East Local Government Constituency 1 supplementary election.

Re-run: Police read riot act to politicians in Ekiti

The Ekiti State Police Command has issued a strong warning to politicians to refrain from acts that could destabilise the state during Saturday’s state assembly supplementary poll.
Staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) confirm ballot papers for house of representatives during the electoral preparation at a local office of INEC in Port Harcourt, southern Nigeria, on February 22, 2019, a day before postponed voting day.Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

REC: INEC won’t favour any party in Ekiti supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said the commission won’t derail from its foundational tradition of neutrality and fairness in the conduct of the supplementary election for Ekiti East constituency 1 of the state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the results of 16 constituencies and declared one inconclusive in the Bayelsa Assembly poll held on Saturday.

Ekiti elections: INEC pledges fairness, neutrality in supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has pledged neutrality and fairness in the conduct of the supplementary election for Ekiti East constituency 1.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Ekiti elections: Four women win assembly seats in APC clean sweep

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has cleared all the 26 House of Assembly seats in Ekiti State.

Ekiti elections: APC clears 25 of 26 assembly seats as INEC declares one constituency...

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti state has cleared 25 out of the 26 seats in the state House of Assembly.

Ex-PDP spokesperson wins senatorial poll with APC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ikere Ekiti Sunday declared the All Progressives Congress, Adedayo Clement Adeyeye, winner of the Ekiti south senatorial district poll.
Kayode Fayemi

100 Days: Ekiti Assembly passes vote-of-confidence on Governor Fayemi

The Ekiti House of Assembly has unanimously passed a vote of confidence on Gov. Kayode Fayemi, for his laudable achievements as he marks his first 100 days in office.
The Ekiti state governorship petition tribunal has been moved out of the state to a yet to be named place.

Witness alleges inducement of voters during Ekiti election

A petitioner’s witness on Saturday told the Ekiti Governorship Election Petition Tribunal that voters were induced with money in Unit 008, Ward 4 of Ekiti East Local Government Area, during the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti.

Witnesses allege irregularities in Ekiti election

The Ekiti State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal was told on Friday that the July 14 governorship election was full of irregularities, and the results did not reflect the votes.
The Ekiti state governorship petition tribunal has been moved out of the state to a yet to be named place.

Ekiti election: PDP submits materials for 11 LGAs to tribunal

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate in the Ekiti State governorship election, Professor Olusola Kolapo, on Friday tendered in evidence the certified true copies (CTCs) of all electoral materials used in the conduct of the disputed election for seven more local government areas before the state governorship election tribunal.

Ekiti South: Biodun Olujimi emerges PDP senatorial candidate

The Senate Minority Leader, Senator Biodun Olujimi, has secured the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) return ticket to contest the 2019 senatorial election in Ekiti State.

APC presents consensus candidates for Ekiti Assembly election

In the run up to the 2019 general elections, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates for the 26 Seats of the Ekiti State House of Assembly emerged on Tuesday through consensus.

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