Ekiti State

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Aug 13th, 2013
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By GBENGA ARIYIBI ADO EKITI—Ado-Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti State, stood still for several hours yesterday, as party faithful, interest groups and members of the public welcomed the newly registered mega- party, the All Progressives Congress, APC. The flag of the new party was launched and hoisted am...
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Aug 8th, 2013
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BY HENRY UMORU …As committee disqualifies Tony Nwoye, 3 others ABUJA—AHEAD of the August 24 Anambra State primary election of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, the leadership of the party, Wednesday, cleared the following aspirants to contest the election. They are: Senators Andy Uba and Emmanuel Anosik...
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Aug 3rd, 2013
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By Eze chukwuemeka Eze, Having written several articles on the current macabre dance and political crisis rocking Rivers State and x-raying its effects on the future political developments of Nigeria if not checked, I do not see further need to come up with another piece on this subject despite new c...
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Jul 30th, 2013
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By GBENGA ARIYIBI ADO EKITI — The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ekiti State yesterday deepened, as the  chairman of the party in the state, Mr Makanjuola Ogundipe insisted that the former governor of the state, Mr Ayo Fayose and four others  remained suspended over their allege...
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Jul 29th, 2013
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AN Ado Ekiti High Court has sentenced Mr Innocent Eze to eight years in jail for raping a 12-year-old pupil in Ijan-Ekiti community in Gboyin Local Government Area of Ekiti State. Eze could not prove his innocence before the court, following an incident for which he was arrested and charged to court ...
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Jul 29th, 2013
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A governorship aspirant in the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State, Mr. Dayo Adeyeye, has described the rejection of the consensus arrangement proposed by President Goodluck Jonathan to select the party’s governorship candidate in 2014 election as gross indiscipline. Adeyeye said this in a statem...
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Jul 29th, 2013
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LAGOS — Governor of Bayelsa State and Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party ad-hoc committee on reconciliation, Mr. Seriake Dickson, yesterday, said he was ready to reconcile all aggrieved members of the party with a view to ensuring the success of the party in the next election. Dickson, who has come u...
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Jul 27th, 2013
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By dailytimes.com.ng The PDP national leadership has described as an affront the suspension of Ayo Fayose, a former governor of Ekiti State by the state chairman of the party. This is contained in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja, by Oliver Okpala, the Special Assistant on Media to the party’s N...
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Jul 22nd, 2013
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Nigerians are not happy. They are furious, enraged and mad at those representing them at the upper chamber of the nation’s sacred shrine. Ask an average indigene and he tells you ‘my eyes are very red, all in protest against underage marriage. The senate had reached a resolution to alter Section 29 (...
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Apr 6th, 2013
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Reports reaching Dailypost indicate that the Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Mrs Funmilayo Olayinka is dead. It was gathered through a family source that Mrs. Funmilayo lost the battle to cancer few hours ago. She was 52 years old. Until her demise, Funmilayo has been deputy to Dr. John kayode Fayemi...