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Ekiti guber: We are ready for Kayode Fayemi – Governor Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has said he and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are ready for the Minister of Solid Minerals, Dr Kayode Fayemi and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election in the state.

I’m still in race for presidency – Governor Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said that he is still in the race for the 2019 presidential election despite the Peoples Democratic Party zoning the ticket to the North.

2019: I have not withdrawn from presidential race – Governor Fayose

The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, yesterday insisted that he has not withdrawn from the 2019 presidential race in spite of the fact that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had zoned the ticket to the North.

Ekiti guber: PDP aspirants move against Governor Fayose

Ahead of the scheduled Ekiti governorship primaries in April, some aspirants in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have warned that the party stands to lose the coming governorship election if the governor, Ayo Fayose, is allowed to impose his candidate on the party.

Ekiti 2018: Ex-Governors Kayode Fayemi, Segun Oni not threats to my ambition – Senator...

A former Senate Deputy Chief Whip, Gbenga Aluko, has indicated that the aspirations of former Ekiti State governors, Segun Oni and Kayode Fayemi, for the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress, APC, will not jeopardise his chance of becoming the party’s candidate for the governorship election.

Why APC may lose Ekiti governorship election – Segun Oni

A Former Governor of Ekiti State and Deputy Chairman, South of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Segun Oni, yesterday cautioned that the party may lose the 2018 governorship election if it fails to present a popular candidate.

PDP clears chairmanship, councillorship seats in Ekiti election

The Peoples Democratic Party won all the 16 local government chairmanship and 177 Councillorship seats in the local polls conducted in Ekiti State on Saturday.

APC withdraws from Ekiti local council polls

The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has said it will not participate in this Saturday’s local government election across the state.

Ekiti needs home-bred governor to succeed – Ambassador Dare Bejide

A former Nigerian High Commissioner to Canada, Dare Bejide, has said Ekiti State has not witnessed commensurate progress because it has not produced a home-bred governor since its creation in 1996.

Ekiti guber: Segun Oni promises to consolidate previous achievements

Chief Olusegun Oni, the Deputy National Chairman (South), All Progressives Congress (APC) and Ekiti governorship aspirant, has promised to consolidate his previous achievements if elected governor.

Ex-Governor Segun Oni gives scholarship to 63 Ekiti indigenes to study in Brazil

Chief Segun Oni, the Deputy National Chairman (South), All Progressives Congress (APC) and Ekiti State governorship aspirant has given scholarship to 63 Ekiti indigenes to study in Brazil.

Osun guber: Deji Adeleke dismisses alleged governorship ambition

Business mogul, Deji Adeleke, has debunked rumours that he is nursing an ambition to run for the 2018 Osun governorship on the APC platform.

Ekiti guber: I owe PDP nothing to pay back – Segun Oni

The Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Ekiti State governorship aspirant, Chief Segun Oni, has said that he is not owning the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) anything to warrant a payback

INEC yet to release timetable, schedule of activities for 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it is yet to officially release the timetable and schedule of activities for the 2019 General Elections.

INEC to release timetable for Ekiti, Osun guber polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would on Thursday release the timetable for Ekiti and Osun gubernatorial elections coming up in 2018.

Oni decries rising cases of social vices in Nigeria

Chief Segun Oni, the Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Ekiti State Governorship Aspirant, has condemned the rising cases of human trafficking, ritual killing and rape in Nigeria.

Ekiti guber: Fayose, others announce preferred candidate

Less than twelve months to the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State, critical stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the State have adopted the Deputy Governor, Prof Kolapo Olusola, from Ekiti South Senatorial District, as the preferred candidate of the party.

Fayose seeks more support from Ado Ekiti people

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, on Saturday, sought for more support if the people of Ado Ekiti, the state capital, when the 2018 governorship election takes place, saying he wants 101,000 votes from the town.

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