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Ayodele Fayose’s former appointees dump PDP, join APC

No fewer than 500 political appointees and elected officials under the first and second term of the immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on Tuesday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ado Ekiti.

Afe Babalola backs agitations for restructuring

An eminent lawyer and founder of Afe Babalola University (ABUAD), Chief Afe Babalola, has restated that restructuring of the lopsidedness of Nigerian structures remain the panacea to solving the hydra-headed problems confronting the nation.
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Kayode Fayemi: Segun Oni’s suit part of beauty of democracy

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has appealed to his supporters and entire members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State to see the eligibility suit instituted by ex-Governor Segun Oni and Monday’s court ruling as part of the beauty of democracy.

Court dismisses Segun Oni’s suit challenging Kayode Fayemi’s eligibility to contest Ekiti election

A Federal High Court in Ado-Ekiti on Monday dismissed the suit filed by a former governor of Ekiti State, Chief Segun Oni, challenging the eligibility of Governor Kayode Fayemi to contest the July 14 governorship election in the state.
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Ekiti government lifts embargo on Ecobank, GTBank, Zenith Bank

Ekiti Governor Kayode Fayemi lifts embargo placed on Ecobank, GTbank and Zenith Bank by Ayodele Fayose's administration which forbade MDAs as well as civil servants from transacting business with them

Beggars fight over space for begging in Ado Ekiti

There was a mild drama in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti capital, on Friday morning, as two destitute begging for alms at the popular Fajuyi round about, engaged in free-for-all apparently for space.
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Council pensioners in Ekiti protest exclusion from November payment

Local government retirees in Ekiti State have asked Governor Kayode Fayemi to investigate why they were left out in the November payment of salary and pensions while core civil servants and other pensioners in the state were paid.
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Kayode Fayemi: I won’t ban Okada riding in Ekiti

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said he has no intention to proscribe commercial motorcycle operation, popularly known as Okada riders, in the state.
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Ekiti government reverses last-minute appointments made by Ayodele Fayose

The Ekiti state executive council on Wednesday approved the cancellation of some key appointments made by former governor Ayo Fayose towards the end of his tenure.
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Ekiti retirees urges Kayode Fayemi to investigate delay in pension

Pensioners in Ekiti State have urged the state Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, to investigate the reason behind the delay in the payment of pension to members despite introducing centralised payment for all pensioners in the state.
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Ekiti government summons school principal over illegal fees

The Ekiti State government warned the principal of Ado Grammar School, Ado Ekiti, Ebenezer Faluyi, on Monday after he was summoned for collecting unauthorised fees and other levies from students.
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Kayode Fayemi: Fredrick Fasheun is pillar of Democratic struggles in Nigeria

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has mourned the passing of the founder of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Dr. Fredrick Fasehun, saying that the country has lost a major pillar of her democratic struggles.
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Kayode Fayemi retires Ekiti head of service, two permanent secretaries

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has wielded the big stick as he approved the retirement of the Head of Service, Dr. Gbenga Faseluka, from the state’s service.
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Ekiti election: Kayode Fayemi closes defence, as tribunal adjourns till January

The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday closed his defence at the Ekiti State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, which sits at the premises of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Apo, Abuja.
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Kayode Fayemi closes defence before Ekiti governorship tribunal

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, on Thursday closed his defence before the state’s governorship election petition tribunal sitting at the federal high court in Abuja.

Ayodele Fayose’s government abandoned us for four years – Ekiti communities

Some communities in Ekiti North Senatorial District of Ekiti State are sad and angry. They have accused the immediate past administration of former Governor Ayodele Fayose of neglecting them by not extending developmental and infrastructural projects to them during his tenure.
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Muhammadu Buhari: Don’t see 2019 elections as declaration of war

President Muhamadu Buhari has urged politicians not to see the 2019 general election as a declaration of war.
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Kayode Fayemi: I never said I will probe Ayodele Fayose

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has clarified his stance on the fate of the immediate past governor of the state, Ayodele Fayose.

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NLC: N30,000 minimum wage must be paid before 2019 elections

Waheed Olojede, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo state chapter, has assured workers of the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage before the 2019 general election.
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Atiku Abubakar: Why I shunned the 2019 elections peace pact signing

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said he did not attend the signing of a peace pact for 2019 presidential elections in Abuja because he “did not receive any formal invitation.”
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EFCC detains ex-Skye Bank chief Tunde Ayeni for alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (Now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for fraud.

VON chief, others call on mainstream media to counter fake news

The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.

Plateau PDP accuses APC of buying voters cards

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of buying voters cards especially in the PDP strongholds as part of its plan to win 2019 election at all levels even as the governor stated that PDP was merely playing to the gallery and engaging in diversionary tactics to misinform and mislead the public.