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Ekiti State elections 2014

Nigeria's Ekiti State Governor - Ayodele Fayose who had earlier denied the existence of the Ekiti rigging tape, inadvertently confirms the tape does exist. more

16 Feb 2015 00:00 Ekiti

Shortly after he was sworn-in as governor last month, Fayose ordered the closure of a petrol station in Ado Ekiti giving a standard made-in-Nigeria excuse. That filing station belongs to one Adewale Omirin. Omirin also happens to be the Speaker of more

22 Nov 2014 00:00 Ekiti

The total glory of these unusual dynamics of history, which are too precise to be taken away from divinity, goes to the Almighty God, the Alpha and the Omega. more

16 Oct 2014 00:00 Ekiti

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Woke Soyinka has said that outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has placed the State on an honourable footing by the various programmes and legacy projects he has put in place more

14 Oct 2014 00:00 Ekiti

Outgoing Governor of Nigeria's Ekiti State - Dr Kayode Fayemi speaks about the attack of judicial officers in the State emphasising that the peace of the land is non-negotiable. more

28 Sep 2014 00:00 Ekiti

The results of the Ekiti election are a cause of consolidated grief and reason to ask – when will the people stand up? more

30 Jun 2014 00:00 Ekiti

The June 21, 2014, governorship election in Ekiti State offers some useful lessons for students of politics. A lot has been said about why the incumbent governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, lost in the contest in spite of his sterling performance in office. more

30 Jun 2014 00:00 Ekiti

Ekiti voters have been urged to choose a hopeful future and reject a return to the gloomy past. The charge was made at a campaign rally in Ipole Iloro-Ekiti by Femi Awoniyi, the Convener of Ekiti Diaspora Europe (EDE) 2014. more

10 Jun 2014 00:00 Ekiti

The legislator representing Ilejemeje Constituency in the Ekiti State House of Assembly - Hon. Segun Erinle has asserted that State Governor - John Kayode Fayemi has performed creditably well and therefore deserves a second term of four years. more

10 Jun 2014 00:00 Ekiti

Ekiti indigenes living in Europe have endorsed the candidacy of Governor Kayode Fayemi for the forthcoming 21 June election in the State. more

6 Jun 2014 00:00 Ekiti

As the race for the governorship seat in Ekiti hots up, Labour Party aspirant - Michael Opeyemi Bamidele has criticised All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain and former governor - Otunba Niyi Adebayo; saying the latter is only supporting APC more

12 May 2014 00:00 Ekiti

That the Presidency will take more than a passing interest in the coming governorship polls in Ekiti and Osun in view of the 2015 election is expected. However, to profit from the state elections President Goodluck Jonathan and his team have to make more

12 May 2014 00:00 Ekiti

Ayodele Fayose

Ayodele Fayose

Ayodele Fayose

Ayodele Fayose

As the elections for the Ekiti State Governorship seat hots up, a question on the lips of sons and daughters of Ekiti is: What happened between Yoruba Poetry (Ewi) maestro - Emmanuel Kunle Ologundudu and the incumbent Governor - John Kayode Fayemi? more

16 Apr 2014 00:00 Ekiti

I first encountered Ayo Fayose quite a few years ago through a mutual restaurateur friend in South London. I think the man was known as Oluwayose back then, and I think he worked mostly as a cab driver around town. But even then, there was a more

10 Apr 2014 00:00 Michael EGBEJUMI-DAVID 2 Comments