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2019: 259 declare interests in 35 seats in Ekiti

No fewer than 259 aspirants have so far declared their interests in Senatorial, House of Representatives and State House of Assembly seats, in the forthcoming 2019 general elections in Ekiti.

N-Power: Segun Oni commends FG for recruiting over 8,000 Ekiti indigenes

The immediate past Deputy Chairman, (South) of APC, Chief Segun Oni, has commended the Federal Government for recruiting more than 8,000 unemployed graduates of Ado-Ekiti state into the second batch of the N-Power programme.

Ekiti guber: EU wants continued consolidation of democracy in Nigeria – envoy

The European Union Ambassador to Nigeria and Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Mr. Ketil Karlsen, who is leading a group of international observers in monitoring the governorship election in Ekiti State, has described the exercise as a stepping stone on the road to the general elections in 2019.
There has been a large turnout of voters at Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital as they trooped out in great numbers to the polling units

Voting commences in Ekiti as EU hails process

In places monitored in Ado Ekiti, Ifaki Ekiti, Ayegbaju, Oye and Iworoko, voting had started in those places.

APC chieftain: Ekiti doesn’t deserve weakling as governor

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Dr. Olusegun Osinkolu, has declared that Ekiti will not make a mistake of electing a governor that would be controlled underground by a godfather during the July 14 governorship election.

Ekiti guber: Segun Oni urges supporters to vote for Kayode Fayemi

A former governor of Ekiti state and also a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), ‎Engr. Olusegun Oni, on Tuesday told his supporters to work for the success of the party’s candidate, Dr Kayode Fayemi, in the July 14 gubernatorial election.

Bank robbery claims two in Ekiti

Armed robbers struck again at Ilawe-Ekiti in Ekiti South West Local Government Area of Ekiti, killing a policeman and a bank staff in the attack.

Ekiti guber: Segun Oni threatens to quit APC if supporters are victimised

A former governor of Ekiti State and runner-up in the just concluded All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in the state, Mr. Segun Oni, has threatened that he would leave the party if members of his political family are intimidated by any caucus.

Ekiti guber: Kayode Fayemi visits fellow APC contestants, initiates reconciliation

Minister of Mines and Steel Development and Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Sunday began reconciliatory moves with his fellow contestants barely 24 hours after he emerged the party’s flag bearer for the July 14 governorship election.

Ekiti guber: Your integrity at stake – Segun Oni tells APC national leadership

Former Governor Segun Oni on Sunday advised the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, and the National Working Committee(NWC) to look into what led to the inconclusive Ekiti Governorship primary as their integrity was at stake.

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.

Governor Fayose’s call for President Buhari’s resignation a joke – Segun Oni

A former Governor of Ekiti State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Segun Oni, has said Governor Ayodele Fayose was only joking with his call for President Muhammadu Buhari’s resignation over the ongoing fuel scarcity across the nation.

Oni hails Yoruba leaders over summit on restructuring

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Engr Segun Oni, has saluted the courage of Yoruba leaders for conveying Ibadan summit to drum support for regional government and other issues, saying this would help in sensitizing the people on what the southwest people really wanted.

We deserve better services – Bank customers tell central bank

Bank customers in the country have called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to ensure commercial banks live up to their mandate of satisfying customers.

Ekiti guber: Nothing will make me defect to PDP – Oni

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Chairman (South), Mr Olusegun Oni, has denied holding secret meetings with leaders of the opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) to achieve his 2018 gubernatorial ambition in Ekiti.

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