Politics

INEC Declares Fayemi Winner Of Ekiti Gov Election

Four years after he was defeated by Ayodele Fayose of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr John Kayode Fayemi will return to the Ekiti State Government House in October, to continue his job, where he left off, reports the News Agency of Nigeria. The former minister of mines and steel, was declared winner of the hotly contested July 14 election by ...

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Ekiti Poll: Fayemi Coasts Home To Victory

Dr Kayode Fayemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, in the Ekiti governorship election, is coasting home to victory, according to the results declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission in the majority of the 16 local councils in the state. Fayemi, who was governor of the state between 2010 and 2014, has won no fewer than 12 of the ...

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Ekiti Election: PDP Candidate Eleka Cries Foul, Alleges Manipulation Of Result

Professor Kolapo Olusola Eleka, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party is already crying foul about Saturday election outcome, alleging manipulation of results. In a statement, a spokesman of the candidate Lere Olayinka said, “We contested against security agencies” and alleged that plans were afoot to tinker with the results of the election. Olayinka said results in most of ...

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Ekiti Poll Result May Come Earlier Than Expected, Voting Seamless

Impressive turn-out of voters on Saturday was the hallmark of the governorship election in Ekiti state on Saturday and results may be announced earlier than expected as voting has been seamless in many polling units. Many voters turned out at most polling centres across the 16 Local Governments and 177 Electoral wards in the state, despite initial apprehension few days ...

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Ekiti Electorate Decide Fate Of 35 Candidates

The people of Ekiti state will on Saturday queue behind their candidates for the governorship election scheduled to replace the incumbent Ayose Fayose whose tenure would end in November. Electorate are going to the polls to decide the fate of the state for the next four years through the selection of one person out of the 35 candidates vying for ...

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Ekiti Gov Election: Fayose Allegedly Bribes Voters With N4000

Some voters in Ekiti state on Friday trooped to Government House in Okesa area Ado Ekiti, the capital to collect N4000 bribe with the presentation of their voter cards. The News Agency of Nigeria quoted a report by The Nation newspaper alleging that the bribe was being doled out to the people by Governor Ayo Fayose to make them vote ...

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Ekiti Gov Pre-Election Poll: Eleka In Strong Lead Over Fayemi

Ahead of the July 14th 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State, a new public opinion poll by NOIPolls has again tipped Professor Kolapo Olusola (Eleka), candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP) to win the governorship race over Dr. John Kayode Fayemi (JKF), candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC). This 2nd poll conducted in the first four days of the election ...

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Ekiti Governorship Election: APC Faults PDP Over Claim On Police Deployment

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected the claim by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that policemen were drafted to Ekiti State to harass PDP supporters in Saturday’s governorship election in favour of the APC Governorship candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi. In a statement, the National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, said, “As usual with elections, extra security ...

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Fayose Cries At PDP Rally, Says Policemen Slapped And Shot At Him

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, broke down on Wednesday while accusing a policeman of beating and shooting at him. Channels Television reports that Fayose made the allegation in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital at a rally organised by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). “They (the police) are beating anybody who has any sign of PDP on them. They are ...

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Breaking: Security Operatives Brutalize Gov Fayose

Security operatives attached to Ekiti Government House have allegedly brutalized Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose. NewsProbe gathered that Fayose was tear-gassed and pulled on the floor by the operatives. The Governor had earlier raised the alarm over heavy shooting in front of the government house, saying, “We will remain undeterred. Power of God and the people will prevail over federal power.” ...

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