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Fayemi reiterates commitment to repositioning Ekiti

Governor Kayode Fayemi Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has reiterated the commitment of his administration to repositioning the state. Fayemi stated this on Wednesday while campaigning at Odo-Ayedun in Ikole Local Government Area of the state. He said that the state government would not relent in its efforts ...

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Posted on May 15, 2014

Ekiti, Osun polls: Accept defeat, INEC advises politicians

The INEC National Commissioner in-charge of South West, Prof. Lai Olurode, has advised politicians to have a mindset to accept the outcome of the gubernatorial elections in Osun and Ekiti states. On Friday 2 May, Olurode told NAN in Lagos that contestants should have a positive mindset that would make way for...

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Posted on May 2, 2014

Ekiti Election: Olubolade supports Fayose

Former Minister of Police Affairs, retired Navy Capt. Caleb Olubolade, on Sunday declared support for the candidature of the PDP flag bearer in Ekiti, Ayo Fayose. Olubolade, who played host to Fayose at a campaign rally in Ipoti-Ekiti, Ijero Local Government Area of the state, said he was not a desperate poli...

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Posted on Apr 27, 2014

UPN will win seats in Ekiti and Osun – Faseun

Dr Fredrick Fasheun: UPN National Chairman Dr Frederick Faseun, the National Chairman, Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) on Saturday assured Nigerians that his party would win some seats in the forthcoming Ekiti and Osun elections. Faseun, who is also the leader of the Odua Peoples’ Congress (OPC), gave the assu...

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Posted on Apr 27, 2014

INEC prints, distributes 1, 108,495 permanent voter cards in Ekiti ,Osun

Prof. Attahiru Jega, INEC chairman. INEC has distributed 1, 108,495 permanent voter cards (PVCs) to people who registered in 2011 in Ekiti and Osun. A statement issued by Kayode Idowu, the Chief Press Secretary to INEC chairman, on Thursday 24 April in Abuja said the distributed cards were from 1,913,825 card...

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Posted on Apr 25, 2014

Why Ekiti Needs Fayose

By Bamidele Johnson More than before, Ekiti State needs Ayodele Fayose. It needs him like flowers need rain. For this, I was and remain happy that the alleged Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship primaries threw him up as the candidate for the election slated for 21 June. Of the 14 aspirants that desir...

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Posted on Apr 24, 2014

Abuja Cannot Impose Governor On Ekiti – Fayemi

Any political party that hopes to win the 21st June governorship election in Ekiti State through the imposition of Abuja will be shocked at the poll by the people of the state who are determined to speak with their votes, Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said. The All Progressives Congress (APC) c...

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Posted on Apr 23, 2014

PDP will win Ekiti, Osun – Sambo

Namadi Sambo, Vice President of Nigeria has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win the gubernatorial polls in Ekiti and Osun in the forthcoming governorship election slated for 21 June and 9 August, respectively. He said this at the inauguration of the National Campaign Committee for the two st...

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Posted on Apr 16, 2014

Fayemi wins APC governorship primary in Ekiti

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared incumbent governor, Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti winner of its primaries by 192,767 votes. Chairman of the six-man national electoral panel, Senator Osita Izunaso, who announced the results in Ado-Ekiti, said the figures were generated from votes cast at Saturday’s...

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Posted on Apr 13, 2014

Ekiti Will Not Accept Inconclusive Election, Fayemi Insists

Beneficiaries of the monthly stipends for the aged in Ekiti State have commended Governor of the state, Dr. Kayode Fayemi for rescuing them from old-age poverty. During the visit of the campaign train of the governor to Ekiti East Local Government Area, beneficiaries of the social security scheme for the elde...

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Posted on Apr 9, 2014

Caution As Ekiti Guber Election Nears

The race for the governorship election in Ekiti State is getting to the peak. All political parties contesting the elections have chosen their candidates and are now asking the electorate for their votes. The campaigns have also reached frenetic level as the date of the election fixed for 21 June this year ap...

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Posted on Apr 8, 2014

Ekiti state Government denies Pres.Jonathan use of stadium; Presidential visit postponed.

President Goodluck Jonathan’s one-day campaign visit to Ekiti State scheduled for April 8 has been postponed . The President was initially billed to inaugurate the campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party’s gubernatorial candidate, Mr Ayo Fayose. At a news conference on Sunday, Director-General, Ayo Fayos...

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Posted on Apr 7, 2014

Ekiti PDP disowns Aluko, affirms Fayose’s candidacy

Ekiti PDP disowns Aluko, affirms Fayose’s candidacy is a post from: P.M. NEWS Nigeria The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti state said on Sunday that Mr Ayo Fayose remained the party’s candidate for the June 21 governorship election in the state. The state executive of the party made the cla...

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Posted on Mar 31, 2014

8 Governors storm Ekiti for Fayemi’s 2nd term campaign flag-off.

Ekiti State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday, declared that the June governorship poll holding in the state is not for him alone but for the entire Ekiti people and should be an avenue for them to demonstrate to the whole world that they are not willing to return to an old order. Fayemi said […]...

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Posted on Mar 29, 2014

Ekiti NDLEA destroy 680 acres of cannabis farms in Ode Forest

by Citizens Platform The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Ekiti State has begun the destruction of 680 acres of cannabis farms in Ode Forest, Gboyin Local Government Area of the state. The agency did uncover a total of 1,889 acres of cannabis last year while 705 acres have, so far, been uncover...

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Posted on Nov 14, 2013

No hiding place for criminals in Ekiti – Gov. Fayemi

By Citizens Platform Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said that there is no hiding place for whoever commits crime in the state. The governor spoke during an interactive session with journalists at Jibowu Hall, Government’s House, Ado Ekiti, on Tuesday. Fayemi dismissed the insinuation that his adm...

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Posted on Nov 14, 2013

Ekiti State Puts An End To Gender Discrimination

The Ekiti State government has enacted an Act that provides equal opportunities for all persons and prohibits all forms of gender-based discrimination and inequalities. The bill seeking the enactment of the law was presented to the State House of Assembly few months ago by the state government. It was critica...

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Posted on Nov 9, 2013

Murder in Ekiti: Police arrest lawmaker, 3 others

The Nigerian Police in Ekiti State have arrested four persons, including a lawmaker, in connection with the bloody clash in Emure-Ekiti on Monday. The spokesman of the State Police Command, Mr Victor Babayemi, who stated this at a news briefing on Wednesday in Ado-Ekiti, did not disclose their identities. One...

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Posted on Nov 7, 2013

Ekiti, Lagos, Osun Partner To Create Jobs Through Agriculture

The first edition of Agbeloba Agribusiness Forum 2013 held  at Ikogosi Warm Spring Resort, in Ekiti State. The event was hosted by the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi but had in attendance his counterpart from Lagos and Osun states. It also had in attendance, representatives from the Federal Minist...

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Posted on Nov 1, 2013

5000 People To benefit From Ekiti Social Security Scheme

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state has announced the inclusion of 5,000 beneficiaries into the state’s social security scheme for the elderly. While speaking at the official flag off of the second batch of the programme which held at the Adetiloye hall in Ado Ekiti, the governor said the inclusion si...

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Posted on Oct 28, 2013

Jonathan promises to build an airport in Ekiti state

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan, on Saturday, said that the Federal Government would construct an airport and a secretariat in Ado-Ekiti. The President made the remark in Ado-Ekiti while reacting to the request by Gov. Kayode Fayemi during his one-day visit to the state. Fayemi, had in an address ...

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Posted on Oct 20, 2013

Ekiti gets N48b foreign investment

Governor Kayode Fayemi of the western Nigerian state of Ekiti said that the state got an inflow of investments worth 300 million U.S. dollars in the agricultural sector in the last three years. Fayemi disclosed this at an empowerment programme organised for farmers in the state as part of activities organised...

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Posted on Oct 18, 2013

Security: Ekiti State Inaugurates 800 Peace Corps Members

The Ekiti state governo,r Dr, Kayode Fayemi has inaugurated 800 peace corps to further strengthen the efforts of the police and other security agencies in ensuring adequate security, law and order in the state. This, according to the governor is “to further compliment the efforts of the various security age...

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Posted on Oct 13, 2013

Security: Ekiti State Inaugurates 800 PEace Corps

The Ekiti state governo,r Dr, Kayode Fayemi has inaugurated 800 peace corps to further strengthen the efforts of the police and other security agencies in ensuring adequate security, law and order in the state. This, according to the governor is “to further compliment the efforts of the various security age...

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Posted on Oct 13, 2013

Fayemi Recruits 1,800 Ekiti Indigenes As Peace Corps Members

The fight against poverty remains priority to the government of Ekiti state, as the governor Dr, Kayode Fayemi commenced the recruitment exercise of 1800 indigenes of the state. Speaking during the recruitment exercise in Ado Ekiti, the governor stated that his administration will continue to address issues r...

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Posted on Oct 6, 2013

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