Ekiti State

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 23rd, 2014
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By Phillip Nwogu It is a shame that Reuben Abati has chosen to be on the side of a sinking navy instead of calling a May Day warning. He has chosen not to be on the side of historical positivism when the drums of history start beating. What shall we say of shameful and pitiable […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 21st, 2014
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By Abiodun Komolafe Omisore knows himself; he is temperamental and cannot withstand hot argument in debate. What do you expect of a man who slapped Senator Isiaka Adeleke over primary election and told him if he insists to participate in the PDP primary, blood will flow? What do you expect of a man w...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 16th, 2014
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By Ologun Ayodeji We are proud today that the world through the election in Ekiti perceives Nigeria as now a vibrant of democracies in the committee of Nations. It is a fact that our stature during the last decade has been bubbling up and down, not because of the strains of pressures that have come [...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 11th, 2014
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By Kehinde Sogunle The revelry and ecstasy about the recent elections in Ekiti State have thrown up many seemingly important issues that there would be a tendency to underplay the fundamental, given the characteristic surface analysis and group think of our society. There are several issues we need t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 2nd, 2014
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By Okoi Obono-Obla On the 16th March, 2005, the then Governor of Ekiti State, Peter Ayodele Fayose and his Deputy, Mrs. Biodun Olujimi, were overwhelmingly impeached by the Ekiti State House of Assembly after they were found guilty of charges of corruption. In an ironic twist on the 21st June, 2014, ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 2nd, 2014
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By Phillip Nwogu Femi Aribisala’s recent piece in the Vanguard about the beginning of the end of Bola Tinubu dynasty took his diatribe and obsession against Tinubu to a disturbing height. Aribisala ascribes to himself the power of prophecy he does not possess and reveals in that process the vacuity o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 28th, 2014
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By Ifeanyi Utondu Ekiti State Governorship Election 2014: Sober Reflections And Matters Arising To Save Our Nascent Democracy And Future Of Nigeria – The above Governorship election conducted on 21/6/14 has come and gone with INEC declaring the PDP candidate, Mr. Ayo Fayose the Governor-Elect. ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 27th, 2014
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By Lai Mohammed Communiqué issued at the end of the inaugural meeting of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja on Thursday, June 26th 2014 It is no longer news that the governorship election in Ekiti State has been won and lost, and that our candidate, G...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 24th, 2014
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By Nze Anizor The gubernatorial election conducted last weekend in Ekiti state has been won and lost. The winners are in jubilation, the losers are in mourning, while the bystanders are wondering what happened. We shall proceed to examine the conduct and the result of that election, and a few other m...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 23rd, 2014
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By Emeka Umeagbalasi A Case of Ekiti State Governorship Election (Onitsha Nigeria) – When federalism was introduced in Nigeria in 1954 by the former British colonial masters, elections including regional were conducted in 1954, 1957 and 1959. Under the pioneer civilian regimes, federal and regi...