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Governor Fayose Will Spend Many Years In Jail After Leaving Office – Fayemi

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Governor Ayodele Fayose will spend many years in jail after leaving office in October, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, his predecessor said. Fayemi who is now Minister of Mines and Steel Development, and wants to seek re-election made the vow during his declaration of intent to contest for Ekiti State governorship seat ...

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Fayemi Shuts Ekiti, Says I’ve Unfinished Business In Govt House

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A former Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has explained why he is seeking a return to the Gvernment House on the platform of the All Progressives Congress. At a declaration ceremony attended by a mammoth crowd on Saturday in Ado Ekiti, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development said ...

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Protesters in Ekiti demand Ayo Fayose’s resignation (Photos)

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Thousands of protesters on Thursday stormed the major streets of Ado-Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti State, calling for the immediate resignation of Governor Ayodele Fayose on account of his involvement in a N4.7 billion fraud and corruption case under investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Tweet

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Zenith Bank Staff Storm Fayose’s Home In Ekiti, kneels before him

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A management team from Zenith Bank Plc visited Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, over the involvement of the bank in the funding of the June 21, 2014 governorship election of the governor. Their visit to the governor followed a reported denial by the bank that it was not part ...

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�31 Workers In Trouble Over Lateness To Work” : Governor Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has said a critical look at President Muhammadu Buhari’s operation since his emergence on May 29 portrays him as a president of Northern Nigeria only. Also, no fewer than 31 civil servants, who cut across various ministries and departments in Ekiti State, were yesterday, ...

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Governor Ayo Fayose spotted on Okada this morning [Photo]

Ekiti governor pictured on Okada this morning heading to the State House of Assembly to inaugurate new members. Tweet

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Let me nominate one minister – Gov. Fayose writes Buhari

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti has urged President Buhari to let him nominate a minister. His request was contained in a letter sent to the President. Part of the letter reads �I shall be happy to nominate a worthy and competent professional who can always oblige your Excellency and your ...

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APC loses bid to sack Fayose at Supreme Court

The move by the 19 All Progressive Congress (APC) lawmakers in Ekiti State House of Assembly to impeach the state governor,Mr Ayodele Fayose and his Deputy,Dr Kolapo Olubunmi Olusola may have suffered a temporary setback The lawmakers through the embattled speaker,Hon Adewale Omirin had announced through a letter sent to ...

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‘I’m not ready to feed my husband in prison’ – Patience Jonathan

According to a report by Punch, during a women’s wing rally in Ado Ekiti yesterday Monday March 16th, the first lady said she’s not ready to feed her husband in prison as that was what APC will do if they get into power. Talking about APC, Mrs Jonathan said; “What ...

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Fayose attacks Buhari in another advert

He is clearly unapologetic for his first advert and has gone ahead to do another one. Tweet

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I have no apology over my Punch advertorial – Ayo Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Peter Ayodele Fayose have reacted to certain negative comments that trailed the advertorial he caused to be published on the front pages of Punch and Sun newspapers of last Monday, saying that he has no apology over the advertorial as it contained facts. Fayose who stated ...

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Very Funny!! Police Arrest Rams For Attacking 65-Year-Old Woman In Ado-Ekiti

Two rams have been arrested by the Police in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, for attacking and injuring a 65-year-old woman popularly called ‘Iya Oyo’. Narrating her ordeal, Iya Oyo said she was on her way to a commercial bank in Okesa area with her son on Monday to withdraw ...

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Gov Fayose shares Christmas chickens to Police officers in Ekiti state | Photos

Governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose, pictured sharing chickens to Police officers in the state for the yuletide celebrations. Tweet

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20-year-old graduate receives N1million, employment offer from Gov. Fayose

Oluwatosin Ogunbusola, 20, was the cynosure at the second convocation ceremony of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD) on Tuesday as she emerged the Best Graduating Student of the 334 students at the 2014 convocation of the institution. The Economics graduate led the pack of 46 other First Class graduates; 158 ...

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Fayemi explains why he ‘bought two beds for N50m’

Past governor of Ekiti State, Kayode John Fayemi has explained why he built the multi-mullion naira controversial Government House in the state. The governor has been under attack lately for lavishing the state funds on the government lodge. His predecessor, Ayo Fayose had claimed that the governor bought two beds ...

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Photos from the mayhem yesterday at Ekiti

There was choas yesterday in Ekiti after a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, Chief Omolafe Aderiye, was shot dead by unknown gunmen . The governor has also imposed a 7am to 7 pm curfew. Hoodlums went on a rampage destroying property in the state, including the ...

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Riot in Ekiti over assassination of NURTW chairman | Photo

A fracas has broken out in Ekiti state after a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, Chief Omolafe Aderiye, was shot dead by unknown gunmen last night. The late Aderiye had accompanied Fayose to the High Court complex in Ado-Ekiti when the governor-elect attended the sitting of ...

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Ekiti, after Fayose was declared winner |Photos

    After Fayose was declared winner of the Ekiti state election, PUNCH reporters went round town to see how the ‘happy’ the residents were! Photos courtesy of Punch Tweet

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Gunmen storm Ekiti hospital at mid-night, demand new born babies

Five gunmen, suspected to be ritualists on Sunday invaded the government hospital in Ado-Ekiti, demanding for new born babies. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the gunmen who were said to be numbering about five, arrived at the hospital at about 1:00 a.m. demanding for a day old ...

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Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Mrs Funmilayo Olayinka Is Dead

Reports indicates that the Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Mrs Funmilayo Olayinka is dead. It was gathered through a family source that Mrs. Funmilayo lost battle to cancer few hours ago. She was 52 years old. Until her demise, Funmilayo has been deputy to Dr. John kayode Fayemi since October ...

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