Tag: Ekiti Election

The Police Officer shot during Ekiti’s bloody bye-election has died

Olawoye Bukola, a police officer, shot during Ekiti east constituency (I) bye-election is dead. In a post on Twitter, Kayode Fayemi, governor of the state, said the police officer died on Monday. “I was deeply saddened to learn of the demise of Sergeant Olawoye Bukola, the police officer who was[Read More…]

Musiliu Obanikoro, Ex-minister Reportedly Flees Over His Involvement In Osun, Ekiti Polls

How much of the $2.1 billion arms purchase cash went into the Ekiti and Osun states governorship elections? What role did a former minister play in the alleged diversion of the funds? These are some of the questions the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is battling to answer in[Read More…]

Presidency Urge Newly Elected APC Leadership To Strengthen Democracy

The Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Prof Ahmed Alkali,has charged the newly constituted All Progressives Congress Leadership led by its National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun and other members of the executive committee, to put the interest of the nation first in whatever they do. The Presidency on Saturday while[Read More…]

Ekiti Guber Polls: Enough is Enough Nigeria Hosts Televised Debate For Candidates

“Of all the institutions of a democratic society, there’s none as formidable as an awakened and conscious citizenry.” – Shehu Sanni Ekiti’s governorship election on Saturday June 21, 2014 kicks of the 2014/2015 election season. Enough is Enough Nigeria (EiE Nigeria), a coalition of young Nigerians promoting good governance and[Read More…]

Opinion: Ekiti Poll And “Janjaweed” Agenda; Et Tu Asiwaju!

With less than a month to the governorship election in Ekiti State, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Ahmed Bola Tinubu at his investiture as Chancellor of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) said that anybody who rigged the forthcoming election in the state would[Read More…]

2014 Election: We Are Not At War In Ekiti State – Kayode Fayemi Replies VP Namadi Sambo

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has described as unfortunate, a statement reportedly made by Vice-President Namadi Sambo, that the ‘Ekiti State election is a war’ after he was named as the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign committee for Ekiti and Osun States governorship elections. Fayemi,[Read More…]