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Ekiti Gov. suspends 16 teachers for child labour

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has suspended 16 teachers at Elo High School, Ayetoro Ekiti, for allegedly using their pupils as labourers on their farms during school hours. He has also ordered a full-scale investigation into the matter. Fayose gave the directive in Ado Ekiti while receiving the report of a team led by the Deputy Governor, Dr Kolapo Olusola, …

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$2.1b: Why Buhari must not probe army chiefs

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Saturday advised President Muhammadu Buhari against his order that 18 military Generals be probed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over alleged involvement in the $2.1 billion arms deal.

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IMPEACHMENT: Gov. Fayose boasts “Nobody can remove me”

Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose yesterday declared that nobody can impeach him. He described himself as a “one-man political army to defend the state from invaders”. The governor spoke when members of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) visited him. Led by the Acting National Chairman, Uche Secondus, the PDP NWC warned the All Progressives …

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EKITI STATE: Police shut Assembly over tension as APC lawmakers resume legislative duties

There was tension in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday as the 19 All Progressives Congress lawmakers stormed the Ekiti State House of Assembly to resume legislative duties. Their return caught workers and the seven Peoples Democratic Party lawmakers loyal to Governor Ayodele Fayose unawares and created tension as officials of the Assembly hurriedly vacated their offices. The return of the lawmakers …

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2015 Elections: Bamidele cautions Fayose against attacking Buhari

A member of House of Representatives, Opeyemi Bamidele, has warned Governor Ayodele Fayose to stop embarrassing the state by his consistent attack against the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). The governor has consistently claimed that Buhari is too ill to be President of the country. Fayose also claimed that the recent trip of the …

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Musiliu Obanikoro Confesses He Was At Ekiti Rigging Meeting, Says Jonathan Sent Him

Contrary to earlier denials, embattled ministerial nominee, Musiliu Obanikoro, has confessed to several Senators in Abuja that he did participate in an election-eve meeting in Ekiti in June 2014 in which a group of politicians and government ministers met with a Nigerian army general to rig the governorship election in favor of Ayodele Fayose, the candidate of the People’s Democratic …

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