APC Candidate Says Ekiti Gov Abused Bible Verse, Insulted Muslims as Buhari Attacks Punch, SUN newspapers Over Fayose’s Frontpage Adverts

Governor Ayodele Fayose has come under fire from the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), over a front page advert the Ekiti State governor paid for in The Punch and Daily Sun newspapers on Monday morning. Buhari, in a Facebook post, accused Mr. Fayose of abusing a Bible verse … Continue reading APC Candidate Says Ekiti Gov Abused Bible Verse, Insulted Muslims as Buhari Attacks Punch, SUN newspapers Over Fayose’s Frontpage Adverts

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How Fayose Won Ekiti Governorship Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Ayodele Fayose as the winner of the June 21 governorship election in Ekiti State.Mr Fayose, according to the electoral body scored 203, 090 number of votes to beat the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Kayode … Continue reading How Fayose Won Ekiti Governorship Election

Gov Fayemi congratulates Governor-elect Fayose

Defeated Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has congratulated the State Governor-Elect, Dr Ayodele Fayose on his victory in Saturday’s governorship election in the state. The out-going governor in a statement on Sunday said: “If indeed this is the will of the Ekiti People, I stand in deference to your will. If the result of … Continue reading Gov Fayemi congratulates Governor-elect Fayose

Ekiti Gubernatorial Election: Fayose Emerges PDP Candidate

Former Governor, Ayodele Fayose has emerged as the Ekiti State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the Governorship election which comes up in June 21. Fayose, who ruled the state between 2003 and 2006 before he was impeached scored 400 votes, defeating former Minister of Police Affairs, Caleb Olubolade who got seven votes. Recall that … Continue reading Ekiti Gubernatorial Election: Fayose Emerges PDP Candidate

Ekiti Guber Tussle: Supreme Court Upholds Fayemi’s Victory

Nigeria's apex court, the Supreme Court, has dismissed a case by former Governor of Ekiti, Segun Oni, challenging the victory of Governor Kayode Fayemi as the Governor of the state. Oni, who had earlier been booted out of office by the Appeal Tribunal, upholding the victory of Fayemi in the 2007 governorship election, had again … Continue reading Ekiti Guber Tussle: Supreme Court Upholds Fayemi’s Victory