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

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has congratulated the Governor-Elect of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on his victory in last weekend's governorship election in the state. more

22 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

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

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

Meet the Ekiti State Governorship candidates for the June 21 2014 elections. more

1 May 2014 00:00 Ekiti

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 was in Lagos, visiting from my base in Germany, on 15 October 2010 when the Federal Court of Appeal declared Dr Kayode Fayemi the lawfully elected governor of Ekiti State as a result of the re-run election of 25 April 2009. I was elated like the more

13 Jan 2014 00:00 Ekiti

Ekiti State is taking concrete steps towards injecting technology in all aspects of its ecosystem, thanks largely to my administration’s focus on “smart governance” principles and concepts. more

16 May 2013 16:00 Ekiti 1 Comments

In fulfilment of the pledge by the Ekiti State Government to immortalise the late Deputy Governor of the State - Mrs Funmilayo Adunni Olayinka, who died last month, the State Governor - Dr Kayode Fayemi, has named one of the administration’s legacy more

2 May 2013 00:00 Ekiti 1 Comments

Whereas the late Deputy Governor, Mrs Funmilayo Adunni Olayinka believed and worked assiduously for the actualisation of the administration’s 8-point agenda, upon which the various developmental strides of the state is built. Yet she had one other more

30 Apr 2013 00:00 Ekiti 1 Comments

We also had quaint opposites – she loved her fried plantain soft, I liked mine hard, I drank Nescafe Gold Blend regular, she drank Gold Blend decaffeinated, she wore low heels, I like high heels. We taught each other a great deal and drew from more

30 Apr 2013 00:00 Ekiti 2 Comments