News - Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti: APC Must Unravel Fayemi's Mystery Loss - Wole Soyinka

5 years ago /
Politics 

Prof. Wole Soyinka, has described the loss of the outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, in the governorship election as a mystery which the All Progressives Congress must unravel. He said with the various programmes and legacy projects put in place by him, his successor must continue on the...

Ekiti Courts Ordered To Be Closed Until After Fayose's Inauguration By Presidency

5 years ago /
Politics 

The presidency has directed that military and police force to keep the courts in Ekiti state shut until the inauguration of the state governor-elect, Ayo Fayose on October 16. This order goes against the order of the National Judicial Council (NJC) to the courts to resume operations on Wednesday. The...

PDP Accuses APC For Sponsoring New Suit To Stall Fayose's Inauguration

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has berated the Governor Kayode Fayemi-led All Progressives Congress for allegedly sponsoring another suit in an Abuja High Court by proxy, seeking an injunction to stop the swearing-in of the state Governor-elect, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on October 16. The party was referring to...

Ekiti: Code Of Conduct Bureau Ask Fayemi To Declare Assets

5 years ago /
Nation 

Akinfolarin Feyisola, the Director in charge of the Code of Conduct Bureau, Ekiti State, has directed Governor Kayode Fayemi to declare his “end of tenure assets” unfailingly before the expiration of his tenure. Mr. Feyisola said in Ado-Ekiti yesterday that the directive also affected the outgoing deputy governor and other political...

Ekiti Crisis: Fayose Calls On NJC To Expose The Cans Of Worms

5 years ago /
Politics 

Mr. Ayodele Fayose, the Ekiti Sate Governor-elect has asked for the National Judicial Council (NJC) to conduct an investigation into the beating of a judge that he was accused of and also other occurrences in the state judiciary of recent, saying it would only make the truth known and expose...

Fayemi Shuns National Award Ceremony

5 years ago /
Politics 

Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the Ekiti State Governor on Monday shunned the national award ceremony, which was held in Abuja. The governor, who was awarded Commander of the Order of the Niger alongside more than 300 other recipients, refused to attend the ceremony where President Goodluck Jonathan decorated others. Koyede Fayemi whose tenure...

The Peace Of Our Land Is Not Not Negotiable, Says Fayemi On Curfew Imposition

5 years ago /
Nation 

It has become expedient that I address you today on account of dire happenings in the land of honour, Ekiti State. With tension mounting across the state, Ekiti has been the subject of alarming headlines in the news, following the tragic assault on the judiciary.On Monday, September 22, thugs acting...

 

Ekiti State Governor Declares Curfew As Tension Heats Up

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Kayode Fayemi, has declared a 7pm to 7am curfew in the state after thugs on Friday took to the streets burning houses and looting shops. Friday’s violence followed the assassination of a former Ekiti State chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, Omolafe Aderiye, who...

Ekiti Debt Profile Worrisome — Fayose

5 years ago /
Politics 

Ekiti State Governor-elect, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, and the state Commissioner for Information, Mr. Tayo Ekundayo, yesterday locked horns over the debt profile of the state.

SouthWest Governors Meet Over Ebola

5 years ago /
Health 

Governors from the Southwest zone of the country had on Wednesday rose from a meeting in Lagos and called on the Federal Government to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

Governor Fayemi Signs Bill Establishing Creation Of Nineteen LCDAs

5 years ago /
Politics 

Governor of Ekiti state, Dr Kayode Fayemi has signed into law a bill for the creation of nineteen local council development areas stating that it is not a political trap contrary to insinuations from the Peoples Democratic Party that it is an attempt to destabilize the successive administration.  

INEC Has No Plans For Elections In Adamawa Before 2015 - Jega

5 years ago /
Politics 

The chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Attahiru Jega says the commission has no plan yet for a fresh governorship election in Adamawa state because it is yet to be informed officially about the impeachment of governor Murtala Nyako.  

Ekiti Assembly Approves 19 New LCDAs

5 years ago /
Politics 

Ekiti State House of Assembly on Wednesday approved the creation of 19 additional councils in the state.

2015 Election: APC Threatened By Recent Political Development

5 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The aspiration of the All Progressives’ Congress, APC, to dominate the Nigeria political landscape after the 2015 general elections is being threatened by recent political development in the country.      

Ekiti LCDA Creation: Indigenes Protest

5 years ago /
Politics 

The recent announcement by the Ekiti state government to create eighteen Local Council Development Areas in the state has continued to generate protest in some communities in the state. 

I Will Chase APC Out Of South West - Fayose

5 years ago /
Politics 

Ekiti Governor-elect, Mr. Ayo Fayose, has promised to chase the All Progressives Congress out of the South West.Fayose, who spoke after receiving his Certificate of Return at the Independent National Electoral Commission’s office in Ado Ekiti on Thursday, said he would use his position as the new leader of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South West to achieve this aim.

Ekiti Poll: APC Heads To Court

5 years ago /
Politics 

APC said: “Voting in Ekiti may have been free of the usual violence or manipulation at the collation centres, but the entire electoral process in the state was neither free, fair nor credible. “Therefore, in order to prevent a recurrence of what happened in Ekiti, especially the militarization of the process, the harassment and intimidation of citizens, especially those in opposition, my party has decided to challenge in court the role of the military in policing elections.

Labour Party Concedes Defeat In Ekiti Election

5 years ago /
Politics 

National Chairman of the Labour Party, Dan Nwuayanwu says late commencement of electioneering campaigns was among the factors that undermined the party’s chances in the just concluded governorship election in Ekiti state.    

Fayose And Fayemi Agree On Transition Committee

5 years ago /
Oddities 

After last Saturday’s election that returned former Governor, Ayo Fayose, to power, the Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, and his successor, Monday met and agreed to set up a committee to draw a plan for a smooth transition of power on October 16.

Ekiti Decides 2014, As Eighteen Political Parties Jostle For Votes

5 years ago /
Politics 

Eighteen political parties set to jostle for votes in today’s governorship election in Ekiti State.