News - Ekiti State Governor

Makarfi, Ekweremadu, Others Laud Supreme Court Judgement

2 years ago /
Nation 

It was jubilation at the headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as supporters of Senator Ahmed Makarfi celebrate their victory at the Supreme Court. The PDP Caretaker Committee, led by Senator Makarfi, has been embroiled in a legal tussle in the last 13 months with Senator Ali Modu Sheriff over...

Hyenas, Jackals Will Soon Be Sent Out Of My Husband’s Kingdom – Aisha Buhari

2 years ago /
Politics 

Aisha Buhari, the wife of the President, has given an insight into the power play at the Nigerian seat of power in the wake of a sickness that has kept her husband out of the country for over two months. President Muhammadu Buhari had flown to London 63 days ago to...

Ekiti Govt Warns Residents Against Building Houses On Waterways

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Ekiti State Governor,  Ayodele Fayose, has warned that any building found on the waterways would be destroyed. This is following the death of a middle aged man on Monday during the rainfall in Ado-Ekiti, the stat's capital. Eyewitnesses said that the deceased, who was simply identified as a commercial motorcyclist operator,...

Why Aisha Buhari Hurried To UK – Fayose

2 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose has maintained that he president is incapacitated and is surving on life support. The state governor while speaking on the First Lady’s trip to UK noted that Aisha Buhari who was allegedly denied access to the president during her first trip to UK has made...

Buhari Is Not On Life Support, Recovering Strong – APC

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is recovering strong and not on life support. According to John Oyegun,“The reports we have from the doctors are very good, his recovering very strongly,” he added. This is following the statement by the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele...

Fayose Holds Rally, Attacks APC

2 years ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will again be roundly defeated in 2018, even as thousands of his supporters trooped out on Wednesday, to celebrate three years of his electoral victory. Governor Fayose made this known while addressing the crowd after declaring open the...

Court Of Appeal Dismisses EFCC Motion To Freeze Ekiti Gov. Fayose's Account

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal, Ado Ekiti, has dismissed a motion filed by the EFCC seeking to stop Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, from operating his Zenith Bank accounts. The court said the motion was lacking in merit and speculative because the anti-graft agency suppressed material facts in the matter....

Ex-Gov Oni Joins Ekiti Governorship Race

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress and former Ekiti State Governor, Segun Oni, has joined the Ekiti governorship race. He would make an open declaration in July, the Director-General of the Segun Oni Campaign, Dr. Ife Arowosoge, said on Thursday at the maiden meeting of APC leaders...

Ekiti Probe: Ex-Governor Moves To Restrain Judicial Commission Of Enquiry

2 years ago /
Nation 

Immediate past governor of ekiti state and minister of mines and steel development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has challenged the competence of the judicial commission of enquiry set up by governor Ayodele Fayose to probe his administration, asking an Ado-ekiti high court for an injunction to restrain the state government and...

Ekiti State Governor Set To Approach The Supreme Court To Interprete Its 2014 Judgment

2 years ago /
Nation 

Ekiti state governor Ayodele Fayose says he his set to approach the Supreme Court to interprete its 2014 judgment nullifying his impeachment in 2006 that ousted him from office seven months to the end of his first term.  This comes on the heels of media reports credited to the governor that...

Fayose Raises 8 Man Commission To Look Into State Finances

2 years ago /
Nation 

Ekiti state governor Ayodele Fayose on Monday inaugurated an eight-man commission of inquiry to look into the finances of the state government under the administration of former governor kayode fayemi between 2010 and 2014. This is in compliance with the resolution passed by the state house of assembly on may 10...

Fayose Sets Up Panel To Probe Fayemi

2 years ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has inaugurated an eight-man commission of inquiry to look into the finances of the state government under the administration of his predecessor, Mr Kayode Fayemi, between 2010 and 2014. Governor Fayose set up the panel in compliance with the resolution passed by the State House...

Ikoyi Recovery Funds: Amaechi Writes Fani-Kayode, Fayose’s Aide

2 years ago /
Nation 

It appears the controversy over the recent recovery of 43 million Dollars, 27 million Naira and 23,000 pounds in a Lagos home may take a legal dimension soon. This is because the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has threatened to sue a former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode and an...

Recovered funds: Failure to find culprits mocks anti-graft campaign – Fayose

2 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said the failure to trace the owners of recovered sums of money makes a mockery of the anti-corruption war by the Federal Government. In a statement issued on Monday by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, Fayose accused the...

Fayose out to destroy PDP before decamping to another party – Sen Kashamu

2 years ago /
Politics 

Senator representing Ogun East, Buruji Kashamu, has described the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose as an “agent of destabilisation”, who is out to destroy the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, before defecting from the party.   Addressing newsmen on Sunday, Kashamu said he once alerted leaders of the party of Fayose’s inordinate ambition...

EFCC Appeals Unfreezing Of Ozekhome’s Account

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed an appeal against the court ruling that unfroze the Guaranty Trust Bank account of a senior lawyer, Mr Mike Ozekhome, which contained 75 million Naira paid to him by Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose. In his ruling on Monday, Justice Abdulaziz Anka held...

Judge Unfreezes Ozekhome's Account

2 years ago /
Election 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had on February 7, 2017 obtained an interim order stopping Ozekhome from dissipating the N75m on the grounds that it formed part of proceeds of alleged criminal activities by Fayose.

Ayodele Fayose Unfit To Lead Governors – Kashamu

3 years ago /
Politics 

Senator Buruji Kashamu (PDP-Ogun East) has faulted the choice of Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose, as the Chairman of Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum. According to the Nation, Kashamu castigated his party governor Fayose in a statement released in Ijebu-Igbo on Sunday. He said: “It was a misnormer that the governors of...

Fayose Blames INEC For PDP’s Loss In Ondo Election

3 years ago /
Politics 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has lamented the outcome of the Ondo State Governorship election won by Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He believes the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) connived with the APC and its collaborators in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to rig the election before...

Fayose Flags Off Road Projects In Ekiti

3 years ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has flagged off the rehabilitation of a federal road linking Efon Alaaye to Ado Ekiti. The Governor flagged off the road on Thursday in Aramoko Ekiti. Governor Fayose, however, urged the Federal Government to stop blaming past administration for the nation’s challenges and take up its responsibilities...


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