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 Fayose’s provide stomach infrastructure for Ekiti citizens  (photos)

​Ekiti residents applauded the governor’s good gesture when Governor Fayose’s food train arrived, Food items and money were distributed. There was jubilation in Emure, Ise/Orun and some parts of Ikere local government areas in Ekiti state after Governor Ayo Fayose’s stomach infrastructure train distributed food items. It was reported that members of the community especially old trooped out to receive the food items ...

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Ekiti residents line up in thousands to receive ex-governor Fayemi’s food items

Thousands of residents of Ado-Ekiti and other communities in Ekiti State yesterday lined up for food items distributed by Minister of Solid Minerals Development Dr. Kayode Fayemi, through the John Kayode Fayemi Leadership Centre.Among those who stormed the centre on Ajilosun Road in the state capital as early as 8.30 am for an event scheduled to start at 10 am, ...

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Stop harassing Fayose”; “Fayose remains blameless” – PDP members protest in Ekiti

​ Street protests continued in Ekiti State yesterday, as Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders and members trooped out in Ido-Ekiti, headquarters of Ido/Osi Local Government, in support of Governor Ayo Fayose. They condemned alleged plot by the Federal Government to “hide under the pretext of an investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to remove the governor.The protesters ...

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Ekiti Assembly ‘highway sitting’ shameful – APC

​ The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has described Wednesday’s sitting on the highway by members of the House of Assembly as shameful. It said it was the worst form of mediocrity that assaulted the people’s sensibilities.The party, which described the lawmakers as lacking integrity and accomplices in the promotion of the alleged financial crime over which they ...

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Ekiti Assembly members protest, condemn freezing of Fayose’s accounts

  Ado-Ekiti—There was a mild drama in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital yesterday, when lawmakers of state House of Assembly hold a plenary session right in the middle of highway, in protest against the freezing of the account of Governor Ayodele Fayose at the Zenith by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC). The EFCC had on June 21 frozen ...

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How Gov. Fayose Begged Zenith Bank To Cover Up The Source of His Election Slush Funds From Dasuki

Embattled Ekiti State governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose,  begged Zenith Bank Plc to save him when he discovered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was closing in on him. The EFCC, on Monday, froze two personal accounts of the governor and one belonging to his company, Spotless Investments, in the course of its investigations into N4.7billion Fayose allegedly received from the ...

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Hon Opeyemi Bamidele

PDP Wins 25 Assembly Seats in Ekiti as INEC Orders Fresh Elections in Ilejemeje

LP, APC reject results, head for tribunal Olakiitan Victor in Ado Ekiti The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has cleared all the 25 out of the 26 seats in the state House of Assembly officially declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The results of the Ilejemeje constituency was cancelled due to pervasive violence in the area ...

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Fayose’s Impeachment: Ekiti House of Assembly Directs Chief Judge To Set up Panel

The impeachment proceedings against Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State moved one step forward today with a resolution by the House of Assembly, under the leadership of Speaker Wale Omirin to authorize the Chief Judge to set up an impeachment panel to look into the allegations of gross misconduct against the governor.               The ...

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CP Taiwo Lakanu

Ekiti Commissioner Of Police Redeployed Over Fayose’s Impeachment Drama

    Taiwo Lakanu, the commissioner of police in Ekiti state, has been redeployed after he reportedly connived with thugs affiliated with Governor Ayodele Fayose to attack 19 state legislators who were on their way to the legislative assembly to begin impeachment proceedings against the governor.   Our police source disclosed that Mr. Lakanu personally selected some rogue policemen led ...

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Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose

Court refuses to stop Fayose’s impeachment

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose and his deputy, Kolapo Olusola, have raced to a Federal High Court in Abuja to stop the 19 All Progressives Congress members of the state House of Assembly from impeaching them. But they met a brick wall as the judge, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, turned down their request and granted only the prayers contained in their ...

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One killed, journalists escape death in Ekiti

    One person was reportedly killed in Efon Alaaye, Ekiti State on Tuesday, as the crisis rocking the state over the planned impeachment of Governor Ayo Fayose took a dangerous dimension. Daily Independent gathered that the deceased, simply identified as Modupe Olaiya was gunned down at Efon – Alaaye boundary where some pro-Fayose supporters had laid siege. In Ado-Ekiti, ...

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PDP supporters blocking an entrance to the Ekiti State House of Assembly in Ado Ekiti ... on Monday

Impeachment: Deputy gov, others block Ekiti Assembly entrances

      Members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State   on Monday blocked the TWO major roads leading to the   state House of Assembly following   rumours that 19 All Progressives Congress lawmakers were planning to hold a sitting to impeach Governor Ayodele Fayose. The party loyalists were led by the Deputy Governor,   Kolapo Olusola; a former Speaker,   Tunji ...

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Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba

Police shut Ekiti Assembly as APC lawmakers resume

  There was tension in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday as the 19 All Progressives Congress lawmakers stormed the Ekiti State House of Assembly to resume legislative duties. Their return caught workers and the seven Peoples Democratic Party lawmakers loyal to Governor Ayodele Fayose unawares and created tension as officials of the Assembly hurriedly vacated their offices. The return of the ...

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