Ekiti APC Crisis : El-Rufai heads committee to reconcile Fayemi, Ojudu, others

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday constituted a reconciliation committee headed by the Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, to resolve the crisis in the Ekiti State chapter of the party which has been embroiled in accusations and counter accusations leading to suspension galore in the party. The state chapter of the party had suspended 10 chieftains including Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Mr Babafemi Ojudu; Mr. Oyetunde Ojo and nine others following what it described as ‘anti-party activities.’ Ojudu and the other party chieftains, in a swift reaction, also announced the suspension of Governor Kayode

By |September 29th, 2020|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |0 Comments

Why I’m always away from Ekiti, by Fayemi

Ekiti Governor Dr. Kayode Fayemi has explained the needs to make the state epicentre of development are behind his frequent absence. The People’s Democratic Party(PDP) had said the state was on autopilot, alleging Fayemi’s absence was negatively affecting governance and development. The opposition party described Fayemi as a ‘Diaspora governor’, noting germane issues affecting the people and hampering developments have not been given adequate attention. But Fayemi said he has been traversing the globe to search and explore every available opportunity to source for technical and financial assistance needed to finance people-oriented projects. He said his efforts have been yielding

By |October 10th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Ekiti Tribunal Sacks Senate Spokesman, Adeyeye of APC, Declares Olujimi of PDP Winner

The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State has nullified the election of Senator Dayo Adeyeye as the winner of the National Assembly election in Ekiti South Senatorial District Subsequently, the tribunal in a unanimous verdict, declared former Minority Leader and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Biodun Olujimi, winner of the senatorial poll. Following the declaration of Adeyeye, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the February 23, 2019 senatorial election in Ekiti South senatorial district, the candidate of the PDP, Senator

By |September 10th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Fayose’s Aide, Lere Olayinka Poses With Governor Fayemi In Fresh Photo

Lere Olayinka, the media aide to former governor Ayodele Fayose was spotted with Governor Kayode Fayemi this morning at Akure airport. According to a statement spotted online by Starnews, Lere was on the same flight from Abuja with the Governor. Lere even took a selfie with the Governor Fayemi. “Now, that's a civil,decent and accomodating leader”, Lere said.. “'Imagine yourself in the same flight with two Next Lefu Govs... “Na so the thing take happen to me today on my way to Akure from Abuja. “Just like that, myself, Fayemi, his wife that is called Erelu Bam Bam, Aketi, Senator

By |May 30th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Olusola-Eleka vs Fayemi: Supreme Court Delivers Judgement May 24

The Supreme Court on Thursday heard and fixed May 24 for judgment on the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its governorship candidate in Ekiti State, Kolapo Olusola-Eleka challenging the election of Governor Kayode Fayemi. A five-man panel of the apex court which heard the appeal was led the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad. The appeal sought to overturn the concurrent judgments of the Ekiti State Election Petition Tribunal and the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal which had both upheld Fayemi’s election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress. The Independent National

By |May 16th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Fayemi sacks 2000 workers recruited by Fayose

Ekiti State Government has declared as null and void, the appointment of over 2000 workers employed into the state workforce by former Governor Ayodele Fayose after the July 2018 Ekiti Governorship Election. Commissioner for Information, Muyiwa Olumilua, who said the state government decision which sacked the workers followed submission of the Report of the Committee set up by the state government to review the irregular appointments made into the Public Service between 2014 and 2018. The over 2000 workers were employed after Fayose’s Peoples Democratic Party lost the governorship election to the All Progressives Congress. Olumilua, who addressed journalists on

By |May 16th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Insecurity: Ekiti set to begin registration of herdsmen

The Ekiti State Government has said it is now ready to conduct the registration of herdsmen in its territory to ensure the safety of farmers and their produce, as well as other residents. The Coordinator of the State Anti Grazing Task Force Marshals, Sola Durodola, who spoke to journalists on Saturday in Ado Ekiti, said the move became necessary to prevent herdsmen-farmers’ clashes in the state. Mr Durodola explained that the registration of the herdsmen would assist the government to know their number and be able to trace any act of criminality carried out by any of them in any

By |May 12th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

PDP Vs APC In Ekiti: Kolapo, Fayemi Shift Battle To Supreme Court

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the July 14, 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State, Professor Kolapo Olusola, has served Governor Kayode Fayemi the Notice of Appeal, Records of Appeal and the Appellate brief of argument through substituted means at the state Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Daily Post reports that the service followed the Interim Order of service granted the appellant by the Supreme Court on Monday, May 6, a copy of which was obtained by GISTOK in Ado Ekiti. The order granted by Justice Olabode Rhodes – Vivour was that the processes could

By |May 8th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Herdsmen Kill Two Farmers, Injure 3 In Ekiti State

SUSPECTED herdsmen early yesterday attacked Eda, one of the communities under Iyemero town in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State. The gory incident claimed two lives and three persons were inflicted with injuries. Sources identified one of the dead as Mr. Danjuma Ali, a farmer. The identity of the second person, whose body has been deposited in the morgue of the General Hospital, Ikole-Ekiti, is yet to be known as at the time of going to the press. The Nation reports that those undergoing treatment at the emergency section of the Federal Teaching Hospital (FETHI), Ido-Ekiti include: Mrs. Jennifer Akoko,

By |April 17th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

We’ll Replicate Feat Recorded In Osun, Ekiti During 2019 Election — IGP

The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris said, yesterday, that the Nigerian police is prepared to replicate the feat it recorded at the Ekiti and Osun States Governorship elections in the forthcoming 2019 general elections. The Vanguard reported that the IGP made this known at a two-day train the trainers’ workshop for senior police officers on election security management for the 2019 general elections in Abuja. Represented by the Commissioner of the Police Training College, Maiduguri, Reuben Akpan, the IGP said: ‘‘This workshop is coming at the right time, it came at the right time. With the inputs from

By |December 19th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment
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