Ekiti Assembly approves N10bn Supplementary Budget for Fayose

Ekiti Assembly approves N10bn Supplementary Budget for Fayose

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has on Thursday approved the N10 billion supplementary appropriation which was presented by the Governor Ayodele Fayose. Fayose had submitted the supplementary budgetary bill which he titled “2018 Revised Budget” on September 11. The governor is expected to round up his 8 years tenure next month and the Governor-elect […]

Fayose writes EFCC to request invitation regarding his administration

The executive governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose revealed on Wednesday that he had sent a letter to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission requesting an invitation to answer questions regarding his government.

Fayose writes EFCC to request invitation regarding his administration

The executive governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose revealed on Wednesday that he had sent a letter to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission requesting an invitation to answer questions regarding his government. This is probably the first time a governor is submitting himself to anti-graft agency in Nigeria to investigate his own government. The […]

2019: Fayose withdraws Presidential Ambition

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has announced the withdrawal of his ambition to contest for the office of the President in 2019.

2019: Fayose withdraws Presidential Ambition

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has announced the withdrawal of his ambition to contest for the office of the President in 2019. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the governor had indicated his intention to contest for the nation’s number one position early in the year. Fayose made this known on Saturday while receiving two presidential aspirants; […]

SERAP drags INEC to court over ‘failure to put Ekiti vote buyers on trial’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to court over the commission’s “failure to put Ekiti vote buyers on trial and do something about the allegations of vote buying by both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during recent governorship election in Ekiti State.”

SERAP drags INEC to court over ‘failure to put Ekiti vote buyers on trial’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to court over the commission’s “failure to put Ekiti vote buyers on trial and do something about the allegations of vote buying by both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during recent governorship election in Ekiti State.” In the suit […]

‘We can prosecute Ekiti vote buying but can’t arrest suspects’, INEC tells SERAP

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it has powers to prosecute allegations of vote buying by both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the recently concluded governorship election in Ekiti State but lacks the powers to arrest and investigate suspects.

‘We can prosecute Ekiti vote buying but can’t arrest suspects’, INEC tells SERAP

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it has powers to prosecute allegations of vote buying by both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the recently concluded governorship election in Ekiti State but lacks the powers to arrest and investigate suspects. INEC said this in response to […]

PDP Raises Alarm over Plots to Impeach Fayose

The Peoples Democratic Party has warned the All Progressives Congress (APC) to stop its nefarious plot to impeach Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayo Fayose or attract dire consequences.

PDP Raises Alarm over Plots to Impeach Fayose

The Peoples Democratic Party has warned the All Progressives Congress (APC) to stop its nefarious plot to impeach Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayo Fayose or attract dire consequences. In a statement on Thursday by the National Publicity Secretary Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP says the impeachment plot, which is being arranged in connivance with the Police, is […]

Ekiti Guber: PDP NWC Gets Hard Facts, Reconfirms That INEC Doctored Results

The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in a crucial meeting Tuesday night received and reviewed all facts relating to the July 14, 2018, Ekiti state governorship election.

Ekiti Guber: PDP NWC Gets Hard Facts, Reconfirms That INEC Doctored Results

The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in a crucial meeting Tuesday night received and reviewed all facts relating to the July 14, 2018, Ekiti state governorship election. After a thorough examination of all hard facts, the NWC reconfirms that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) doctored the result of the election […]

Ekiti State: Prosecute Vote buyers or Face Legal Action – SERAP to INEC

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) urging him to “promptly, thoroughly and effectively investigate allegations of vote buying by both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during last Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, and to collaborate with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in any such investigation.

Ekiti State: Prosecute Vote buyers or Face Legal Action – SERAP to INEC

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) urging him to “promptly, thoroughly and effectively investigate allegations of vote buying by both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during last Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, […]

EFCC disowns tweet on Fayose

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has disowned a recent gloating tweet that announced the imminent revival of a criminal case against outgoing Governor of Ekiti, Ayo Fayose.

EFCC disowns tweet on Fayose

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has disowned a recent gloating tweet that announced the imminent revival of a criminal case against outgoing Governor of Ekiti, Ayo Fayose. In a statement on Monday night, spokesman of the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, said the “purported tweet does not represent the views of the EFCC”. The tweet, […]

Ekiti Election: Weep Not For Fayose, Weep For Nigeria – Fani-Kayode

"When Fayose won in 2014, the whole of Ekiti erupted with joy. In 2018 the APC "won" and all the streets of Ekiti are looking so gloomy. The people are sad because their will has been truncated"- Adeolu Daramola. 

Ekiti Election: Weep Not For Fayose, Weep For Nigeria – Fani-Kayode

By Fani-Kayode “When Fayose won in 2014, the whole of Ekiti erupted with joy. In 2018 the APC “won” and all the streets of Ekiti are looking so gloomy. The people are sad because their will has been truncated”- Adeolu Daramola. My friend and brother, Governor Peter Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state, is not infallible. […]

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