Tag: Governorship Elections

Elnathan John: Choosing The Right Bag Of Rice

I must begin by congratulating the good people of Ekiti State. We all watched the elections with bated breaths. Especially as on social media the elections had already been concluded in a free and fair manner with Fayemi being declared as the Twitter winner. In fact some declared that they[Read More…]

APC Raises Alarm Over Arrest Of Party Chieftains In Ekiti #EkitiDecides

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised the alarm over the role of the military in Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State,following the arrest of APC leaders by soldiers on the eve of the election. In a statement, Saturday, by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said[Read More…]

Massive Turnout As Ekiti Voters Begin Accreditation, Who Will Emerge Winner? #EkitiDecides

Ekiti voters turned out en mass on Saturday for accreditation as the state’s governorship election got under way amidst tight security. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondents monitoring the exercise across the state report that many voters had queued as early as 6.30 a.m. waiting to be accredited. In[Read More…]

‘255,296 Registered Ekiti Voters Will Not Vote’ – INEC #EkitiDecides

At least 255, 296, registered electorates will not be allowed to vote in today’s (Saturday) governorship election in the state because they did not get their permanent voters’ cards. The Ekiti State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Halilu Paul, Friday said that the commission had announced to the people to get[Read More…]

Opinion: Ekiti People Must Hear This!

“How on earth, in the year of our Lord 2014 can anybody compare Kayode Fayemi, our incumbent Governor with Fayose, our former Governor who we are trying hard to forget that he ever ruled our state” – Professor Jide Osuntokun. I have known Prof. Jide Osuntokun as an academic, scholar,[Read More…]

Aregbesola Will Flee Back To Lagos After His Rejection By Voters – Omisore

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in the state, Senator Iyiola Omisore, yesterday at Oke Ila Orangun in Ifedayo Local Government Area of the state said  Aregbesola would flee back to Lagos on August 9 after his rejection by the electorate at the end of the governorship election. “We[Read More…]

Crisis Between IBB & The Chief Servant Over Son’s Emergence As Niger Governor? Aliyu Says Guber Ticket Not For Sale

For the first time following the rumored aspirations by Mohammed Babangida, General Ibrahim Banbangida’s son to govern Niger State; the state governor Muazu Babangida Aliyu has made a public declaration that the Governorship ticket of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is not for the highest bidder. The statements by[Read More…]