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Ekiti: Nigerians Have Spoken In Favour Of Buhari- Minister 

With the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the just-concluded Ekiti governorship election, Nigeria people have spoken, and they have spoken loudly, about their perception of the APC-led Buhari Administration. The election was more than one state’s gubernatorial poll. It was a referendum on the performance of the Buhari Administration. And Nigerians have given their verdict! It’s not just a defeat for the PDP, it’s a defeat for all the naysayers who have made themselves the spokespersons for Nigerians. Furthermore, it is a death knell for fake news! Anyone who monitored the social media before…

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Ekiti: Tinubu Celebrates Fayemi, Says Its ‘Victory For The People’

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has congratulated the party’s candidate in Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, over his victory at the poll, saying the people of the state have voted to put their futures in his hand. He urged him to avoid recriminations and run an all-inclusive government. In a statement entitled “Ekiti Election: A Victory for the People” personally signed by him,  Asiwaju Tinubu said the people of the state had voted to take a path different from the one on which…

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2019: Atiku Begins Nationwide Tour, Set For Mega Declaration

……………………………… July 21st   Former vice-president and leading presidential aspirant, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, will be commencing a consultation and familiarization tour across the country beginning from July 16, 2018 ahead of the presidential primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).   The former number two citizen will begin with a scheduled visit to Gombe State on Monday then proceed to Borno State on Tuesday, Taraba on Wednesday and Adamawa on Thursday.   According to a schedule released by the the Director-General of the Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation and former Governor…

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PDP Rejects Results Of Ekiti Governorship Election

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the result of the Saturday Ekiti State governorship election as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).   INEC declared Dr Kayode Fayemi, a former Minister of Mines and Steel Development and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the election with 197,459 votes.   According to the result declared by Prof. Idowu Olayinka, the Chief Returning Officer for the election and Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, the (PDP) candidate, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, came second with 178,121 votes….

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Buhari, Saraki, Gov Ambode Congratulate Ekiti Gov-Elect, Fayemi

President Muhammadu Buhari heartily congratulates Dr. John Kayode Fayemi on winning the Ekiti State governorship election. The President commends the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate and all party supporters for the hard-fought victory after a dignified campaign. President Buhari urges the governor-elect and APC members to be magnanimous in victory as the incoming administration prepares to unfold a new lease of life for the people of Ekiti State through purposeful and responsible governance. He commends the people of the State for their matured and peaceful conduct as they made their…

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INEC Declares Fayemi Winner Of Ekiti Poll, Becomes Gov-Elect

Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Dr John Kayode Fayemi has een declared winner of the July 14 gubernatoriaal election in Ekiti State by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) According to the details of the results released by INEC Fayemi polled 197,459  votes while the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Professor Olusola Eleka, scored 178,121 votes. INEC’s chief returning officer, who is also the Vice Chancellor of University of Ibadan, Professor Abel Idowu Olayinka, declared Fayemi the winner and Governor-elect  just before 8.00 am on Sunday. Fifty three year-old…

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2019: Presidency Names Ali-Modu Sheriff Leader Buhari Support Committee

… Members include M. T. Mbu, Ita Giwa, Kano Musician Rara The Presidency through the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF) has formally announced a former Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the Director General of Buhari 2019 Presidential Support Committee.   PRNigeria gathered that the Committee is different from Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) which recently appointed Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transport as the Director General while Human Rights Lawyer Festus Keyamo (SAN) as the spokesman and Director,…

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APC Senators, Hunkuyi, Shehu Sani, Others Dump APC In Kaduna 

Members of Akida and Restoration groups of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kaduna State on Friday announced their withdrawal from the party.   The Chairman of the Akida group, Matamaiki Tom-Maiyashi announced the decision of the two groups at a press conference in Kaduna.  He said they left because the APC was not ready to accommodate alternative opinions or allow democracy to take its course in the conduct of party affairs.  Prominent members of the two groups include Senators Shehu Sani (APC Kaduna Central) and Suleiman Hunkuyi (APC Kaduna…

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Ekiti Poll: NYSC DG Warns Corps Members Against Electoral Malpractice

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. General Suleiman Kazaure, on Wednesday warned corps members participating in Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Ekiti State not to indulge in  electoral malpractice. Kazaure,  ‎who was represented by the corps’ Director of  Planning, Research and Statistics,  Mrs Victoria Okakwu,  gave the warning in Ado-Ekiti while addressing the 4,967 corps members who would participate in Saturday’s  election. She told the corps members to discharge their duties effectively and efficiently as well as in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Independent National…

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