Kayode Fayemi

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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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 23rd, 2014
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How did the PDP governorship candidate, Mr Ayo Fayose defeat an incumbent governor and get elected as the Governor of Ekiti State over the weekend. Ross Alabo George said what happened in Ekiti state was not a vote against Governor JK Fayemi per se. “He is a suave and very likeable intellectual...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 19th, 2014
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By S. Yusuf Ahead of the June 21st 2014 Gubernatorial elections in Ekiti State, the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), with support of United Nations Development Program (UNDP), held a high-level stakeholders meeting of political parties, Gubernatorial Candidates, Traditional and Religious l...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 18th, 2014
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By Bayo Oluwasanmi This piece is addressed to the people of Ekiti State before the gubernatorial election Saturday, June 21. The gubernatorial candidates are the incumbent Governor John Kayode Fayemi (APC), Mr. Ayo Fayose (PDP), and Mr. Michael Opeyemi Bamidele (Labor). But the contest is really betw...
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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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 ...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...