Tag: ekiti

Fayose’s worst fear coming true

Fayose’s worst fear coming true Azu

By Azu Ishiekwene Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has been on been on the rooftop and won’t come down till long after Saturday. He has been screaming, for all the world to hear, that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) plans to rig this weekend’s governorship election for his arch foe, Kayode Fayemi. From Fayose’s […]

Ekiti APC guber primary: No petition against Fayemi – Appeal panel

Ekiti APC guber primary: No petition against Fayemi – Appeal panel

The appeal panel raised by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to handle possible grievances against the party’s governorship primary election in Ekiti State at the weekend has concluded its assignment without receiving any petition against the emergence of Kayode Fayemi, former governor of the state and incumbent minister of solid minerals, in the exercise. The […]

Ekiti 2018: Don’t vote for money, Ex Speaker charges APC delegates

Ekiti 2018: Don’t vote for money, Ex Speaker charges APC delegates

A former Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assemblies, Olufemi Bamisile, has urged the delegates billed to vote in the All Progressives Congress’s (APC) forthcoming primary election in the state to resist the temptation to be influenced by monetary inducement while casting their votes. Bamisile, also a governorship aspirant under the platform of the […]

Fayemi declares interest in Ekiti guber race

Fayemi declares interest in Ekiti guber race

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has declared his intention to contest in the forthcoming governorship race in Ekiti State. Fayemi, a former governor of the state between 2010 and 2014, made the declaration while speaking with journalists at his Isan-Ekiti country home on Sunday. So far, he is the 36th […]

Journalists disrupt own election in Ekiti

Journalists disrupt own election in Ekiti Journalists

An attempt to appoint a new set of leadership for the Ekiti State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) ended in fiasco on Thursday as some aggrieved members of the union disrupted the process and caused its abrupt end over alleged fraud. NUJ elections are often controversial owing to attempts by contestants to […]