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Former Governor Fayose kicks as Ekiti government seals off radio station

A new private radio station, ‘Our People’s FM’, allegedly owned by former Governor Ayo Fayose has been sealed off by the Ekiti State government.

APC, PDP bicker over alleged plan to buy votes with Abacha loot

The All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State yesterday exchanged verbal invectives over PDP’s allegations that the ruling party reserved recovered loot for vote-buying.

Ex-Governor Fayose: Judiciary captured under President Buhari

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti, says he’s not surprised by the verdict of the state’s governorship election tribunal on the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Kolapo Olusola.

Ex-Governor Fayose reacts to Ekiti election tribunal judgement

Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has declared that he is not surprised by a tribunal verdict on the petition filed by the PDP and its candidate, Prof Kolapo Olusola, saying that “the judgment was already in the public domain and celebrated by the APC more than a week before today.”
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Governor Fayemi gives breakdown of N155bn debts inherited from Ayodele Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday said former governor Ayodele Fayose left a total debt profile of over N155.79 billion for the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC to clampdown on heads of Ekiti public institutions over alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to invite heads of public institutions in Ekiti State as part of state recommendations over their alleged involvement in fraud.

Justice Onnoghen: VP Osinbajo has confirmed President Buhari not in charge – Ex-Governor Fayose

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari is not in charge of his administration.

Ekiti speaker expresses shock over accident at Iworoko

The speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Adeniran Alagbada, on Monday expressed shock and sadness over last Saturday’s accident that occurred at Iworoko-Ekiti market and claimed several lives.

Atiku Abubakar takes campaign to Ekiti, Ondo Monday

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, will on Monday move to Ekiti State with other leaders of the party in continuation of his campaign tour across the country.

Elections: Crisis rocks Atiku Abubakar’s campaign in Ekiti

The Senate Minority Leader, Biodun Olujimi, has petitioned the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, over the faulty constitution of the Atiku campaign council by former governor, Ayo Fayose.
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PDP: All corrupt politicians seeking presidential cover now on President Buhari campaign list

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council in Ekiti State has challenged the All Progressives Congress (APC) to tell Nigerians the political history of those President Muhammadu Buhari will inaugurate on Monday to lead his re-election campaign, saying “the corrupt people who were looking for presidential cover are now the ones to tell Nigerians to re-elect President Buhari. Where lies his integrity?”

Ex-Governor Fayose: Amina Zakari saga a moral burden on Presidency, INEC

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has described the outcry over the appointment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s alleged niece, Amina Zakari, as head of the Independent National Electoral Commission collation centre for the 2019 general election as a moral burden on the President; his party, the All Progressives Congress; and the electoral commission in particular.

Ex-Governor Fayose: TraderMoni is direct ‘relooting of Abacha loots’

Fayose said if the Federal Government was sincere about the TraderMoni, the fund should have been paid into bank accounts of beneficiaries so that the disbursement can be traced and properly audited.
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Kayode Fayemi: Ayodele Fayose wasted Ekiti’s N18 billion Paris Club refund

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, yesterday, accused his predecessor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, of plundering the N18 billion Paris Club refund to the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked the Nigeria customs service to place Ayodele Fayose, outgoing governor of Ekiti, on its watch list.

Ayodele Fayose involved in accident on third mainland bridge

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, was involved in an accident on third mainland bridge in Lagos on Wednesday.
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 tells community accusing Ayodele Fayose of imposing monarch to seek redress in...

The people of Orin Odo-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area have been told to seek redress in court over an alleged imposition of a monarch on them by the former governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose.

House linked by EFCC to Ayodele Fayose is mine – Ekiti lawmaker

A member of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Dr. Samuel Omotoso, has said that a two-storey commercial building located at Okesa Market and sealed by the EFCC, belongs to him.
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Ayodele Fayose accuses EFCC of sealing off innocent people’s houses

The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of sealing off houses belonging to innocent people in the state under the guise that they are linked to him.

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