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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 tribunal: Witness disowns petitioner’s exhibit

A witness to the petitioners at the Ekiti Election Tribunal on Wednesday disowned an exhibit tendered and urged the tribunal not to use it.
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.
The Ekiti state governorship petition tribunal has been moved out of the state to a yet to be named place.

Ekiti election: Tribunal admits electoral materials as exhibits

The Ekiti Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Thursday in Abuja admitted as exhibits, electoral materials used in Efon Local Government Area for the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti.
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Kayode Fayemi pledges to review abandoned projects in Ekiti

The newly-sworn in Governor of Ekiti, Dr Kayode Fayemi, says he will promote and ensure sustainable development and review the commercial advantage of abandoned projects in the state with a view to reviving them.
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APC tackles CAN over calls for cancellation of Osun, Ekiti elections

Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Tuesday, took on the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) over its calls for the cancellation of Ekiti and Osun State governorship elections, alleging that such position was portraying the religious body as being partisan.
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Ekiti Central: Opeyemi Bamidele wins APC senatorial ticket

Former Lagos State Information Commissioner, Hon. Opeyemi Bamidele, has emerged the senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State for Ekiti Central Senatorial District.
The Ekiti state governorship petition tribunal has been moved out of the state to a yet to be named place.

Ekiti election: Tribunal dismisses PDP application to recount ballot

The Ekiti Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed an application by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the recount of ballot papers used in the July 14 poll.
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Ayodele Fayose: Democracy dead in Nigeria

“With the show of shame that happened in last Saturday’s Osun state governorship election in general and the Thursday rerun in particular, there is no other conclusion to draw than that democracy is now dead in our beloved country”, he said.

Osun election: Democracy is dead in Nigeria – Ayodele Fayose

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State has condemned the conduct of the Osun State governorship rerun election, describing it as a ‘show of shame.’
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Ayodele Fayose: INEC, Police compromised in Osun election

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose on Friday alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Police and other security agencies were compromised in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at the recently-concluded Osun state governorship election.

Osun election: PDP accuses APC, INEC of rigging rerun

The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of rigging the Osun supplementary election.

CSJ: Weak electoral laws responsible for vote buying in Nigeria

The poser now is whether there’s a monitoring mechanism in place between INEC and the political parties to verify if they do not receive funds from outside Nigeria and if they are under obligation to submit their detailed bank accounts for INEC’s scrutiny”.
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Ekiti APC leaders endorse Opeyemi Bamidele for Senate

Chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, on Monday, endorsed the former member of the House of Representatives, Opeyemi Bamidele, for Senate in Ekiti Central Senatorial District for the 2019 elections.

Osun election: Uche Secondus asks INEC to declare Ademola Adeleke winner

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to declare his party and Senator Ademola Adeleke winner in Osun governorship election to avert national crisis.
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Opeyemi Bamidele: Eligibility suit against Governor-elect Fayemi will be amicably resolved

A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti state, Hon Opeyemi Bamidele has allayed the fears of party members and supporters over eligibility suit filed by former Governor, Segun Oni against the candidacy of the Governor-elect , Dr Kayode Fayemi in the July 14 governorship poll, saying the matter will be amicably resolved.

Osun guber: INEC’s ban on phones will reduce vote buying, selling – CSO

YIAGA Africa, a Civil Society Organisation, said the Independent National Electoral Commission’s ban on phones in voting booths during the Osun governorship election would reduce vote buying and selling.

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