News - Ekiti State Governor

Court Orders Fayose To Pay N234m To Sacked Appointees

2 years ago /
Nation 

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) has ordered the Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, to pay over N234 million to chairmen and members of statutory commissions appointed and sworn into office by former Governor Kayode Fayemi. Fayose sacked members of the State Independent National Electoral Commission (SIEC), Civil Service Commission...

Fayose Can Give Nigerians The Leadership We Deserve - CAN

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Christian Association Of Nigeria (CAN) has commended the courage and the boldness with which Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose, openly declared his intention to contest the 2019 presidential election. The body also advised the governor not to be distracted by people who have nothing good to offer the country. This was...

Fayose Wants Judiciary To Sack Corrupt Judges

2 years ago /
Nation 

A call has gone out to the Nigerian Judiciary to sanitize its system by flushing out corrupt judges capable of destroying its integrity. The call was made by the Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose on Wednesday in Ado Ekiti, the state capital while reacting to the call by the former national...

Jubilation In Ekiti, As EFCC Releases Finance Commissioner And Accountant General After 14 Days Of Detention

2 years ago /
Politics  Security 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released Toyin Ojo, Ekiti State Finance Commissioner and the Accountant-General, Mrs Yemisi Owolabi. This was confirmed in a statement by Lere Olayinka, the media aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose. “Today, God gave Ekiti State and its people another victory over the EFCC and its...

Fayose Commissions Projects, Assures Citizens Of More Dividends Of Democracy

2 years ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has commissioned a number of projects spread across various communities in the state, as part of activities marking his 3rd year anniversary in office. Among projects commissioned by the governor are the newly completed two and half kilometer Ori-Apata-Nata Nova Road Ado Ekiti, rural electrification of Irasa...

Ekiti Govt Calls For Calm As Monkeypox Hits State

2 years ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has asked residents of the state not to panic over the outbreak of monkeypox, saying efforts are on to prevent the disease from further spread. The governor said this in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday while reacting to the two suspected cases of monkeypox in Okemesi Ekiti...

Fayose Seeks Fair Conduct Of Ekiti Election

2 years ago /
Nation 

Following the July 14, 2018 date announced for the conduct of the Ekiti state governorship election by the independent national electoral commission (INEC), governor Ayodele Fayose wants the commission to conduct a free, fair and acceptable poll devoid of manipulations.  The governor told newsmen in Ado Ekiti, on Friday that...

INEC Releases Dates For Ekiti, Osun Governorship Election

2 years ago /
Nation 

The independent national electoral commission INEC, has fixed 14 July 20-18 for the conduct of Ekiti state governorship election. Addressing newsmen at the headquarters of INEC in Abuja, the national commissioner in charge of voter education and election monitoring, Solomon Soyebi said campaigns by political parties and candidates will begin on...

Ekiti: Elections will be free, fair and transparent – Ayodele Fayose

2 years ago /
Nation 

Ekiti state Governor Ayodele Fayose has assured the people of the state that his administration will do everything within its powers to ensure that the December 23rd local government election in the state is free, fair and transparent. The governor gave the assurance in Ado Ekiti, the state capital on Tuesday...

Alleged Arrest‬: EFCC Arrest In Ekiti A Hoax

2 years ago /
Nation  Security 

Following an alarm raised by the personal assistant to the Ekiti state governor on public communications and new media Lere Olayinka that the state commissioner for finance, Toyin Ojo and the accountant general, Ojoowolabi have been arrested by the economic and financial crime commission, a source close to the accountant...

Fayose’s Presidential Declaration: An Exercise In Futility-PDP

2 years ago /
Politics 

The spokesperson of the national caretaker committee of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Dayo Adeyeye has described the presidential declaration of Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose as a clear violation of the rules and regulation’s of the party. Adeyeye stated this in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital on Thursday while...

I Will Defeat President Buhari In Fair Election – Fayose

2 years ago /
Politics 

It is still a full year and five months to the 2019 elections, but some politicians eyeing the highest office in the land are already positioning themselves to run. One of such is the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose who has not hidden his desire to contest the presidency, on the...

Fayose Open's Up On His Presidential Ambition

2 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

Ekiti Sate Governor and Chairman PDP governors’ forum, Ayodele Fayose, has opened up on his intention to contest the 2019 presidential election. Governor Fayose in an interview with AIT said though the PDP zoned the presidential ticket to the north, the constitution of the party did not bar any aspirant from contesting...

Fayose Condemns Alleged Attack On Nnamdi Kanu’s Residence

2 years ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has condemned the alleged military attack on the residence of the leader of indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, saying dialogue remains the only solution to attaining peace. The governor while speaking to newsmen at the government house  in Ado Ekiti, the state capital on...

Governor Fayose Wants President Buhari To Resign

2 years ago /
Nation 

Speaking for the first time since the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from medical trip in London after one hundred and three days, Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose is still insisting that the president should resign to enable him take good care of his health. At a parley with political office...

Police: Why We Did Not Arrest Attackers Of Charlie Boy’s Group

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Police wednesday gave reasons why they did not arrest those who attacked members of ‘OurMumuDonDo’ movement asking for the return or resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari from office. The group, led by popular musician and entertainer, Charlie Boy, had gone to Wuse Market last Tuesday to protest, but were...

Ayodele Fayose Condemns Attack On The “Resume Or Resign” Protesters

2 years ago /
Nation 

Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose has condemned the attack on the “resume or resign” protesters in Abuja by a group of supporters loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari. Fayose while addressing newsmen in ado ekiti, the state capital on Wednesday said the attack on the protesters led by Charles Oputa popularly known...

Fayose Asks FG To Increase Corpers’ ‘Allowee’ To 50,000

2 years ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has asked the Federal Government to increase the monthly allowance of Corps members in the country from 19,800 to 50,000 thousand Naira. The governor stated this in Ise Ekiti at the closing ceremony of the orientation course of the 2017 batch “A” stream 2 Represented by his...

In Second Tranche, Bayelsa, Delta, Kano Get Highest Paris Club Refunds

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Federal Ministry of Finance on Tuesday evening released the details of the second tranche of Paris Club refunds to the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory with five states receiving N10bn each. The funds were released on the premise that a minimum of 75 per cent of the funds...

Senate President Swears In Ademola Adeleke

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki on Wednesday, swore in Ademola Adeleke as the senator representing Osun West federal constituency. Adeleke’s swearing in took place at the Upper House of the National Assembly in Abuja, following his victory in last weekend’s bye-election. The lawmaker replaces Senator Isiaka Adeleke who died in April...