• Alleged N4.7bn Fraud: Obanikoro Agrees to Testify Against Gov. Fayose

    Alleged N4.7bn Fraud: Obanikoro Agrees to Testify Against Gov. Fayose

    Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has agreed to testify against Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose and his aide, Mr. Abiodun Agbele, in the case of N4.7billion fraud.

    Punch reports that a source at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), disclosed that Obanikoro said this when he visited the anti-graft agency’s office in Abuja.

    “Senator Obanikoro came to the EFCC office on Monday morning as part of investigations into the N4.7bn. Since he has confessed that he was the one who collected the […]

  • EFCC explains why Fayose’s seized assets cannot be released

    EFCC explains why Fayose’s seized assets cannot be released

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has given reasons why the six houses seized from Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose may never be returned to him.

    The EFCC said the houses – both in Lagos and Abuja – were seized via a court order issued on July 20 this year while it was investigating the governor in relation to various offences including diversion of public funds.

    It said it has, in the cause of investigating Fayose, found that the houses were […]

  • Fayose admits Justice Abang is after him due to his critics

    Fayose admits Justice Abang is after him due to his critics

    Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has accused Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja, of getting at him for asking the National Judicial Council to sack him.

    Calling on the council to curb his excesses, the governor alleged that the judge granted an interlocutory order against him in a matter pending before another judge.

    The Court of Appeal in its judgment on November 23, had lambasted Abang while setting aside his ruling of October 14, which conferred recognition on Mr. […]

  • Fayose asks NJC to sack Justice Abang

    Fayose asks NJC to sack Justice Abang

    Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has described the controversial Federal High Court judge, Justice Okon Abang, as a cancer that is capable of destroying the entire judiciary in Nigeria if nothing is done to curb his excesses.

    The governor, who said Justice Abang was now seeing his position as a judge as a means of getting at anyone that is opposed to him, disclosed that; “Just because I criticised him and called for his sack based on his fraudulent practices […]

  • Tears as Ekiti bulldozers demolish houses for flyover

    Tears as Ekiti bulldozers demolish houses for flyover

    Some house owners in Okesa area of Ado Ekiti were in tears yesterday evening as government bulldozers began demolition of more structures in the area to accommodate an outer road for the ongoing flyover project.

    The demolition exercise, which was personally supervised by Governor Ayo Fayose, started at about 4.30p.m. and continued till dusk, reducing the buildings to rubbles.

    The governor, who sported a white T-shirt, had his convoy parked by the roadside as the demolition was going on.

    The exercise started at […]

  • Falana’s hatred for Fayose is sickening – Aide

    Falana’s hatred for Fayose is sickening – Aide

    Special Assistant to the Ekiti State Governor on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, has advised self-professed human rights.

    activist and lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) to desist from his unwarranted utterances against Governor Ayodele Fayose, saying; “it is obvious that Falana is driving himself sick because of his personal hatred for Governor Fayose and if care is not taking, his state of mind concerning the governor may graduate from psychology to psychosis one day.”

    Olayinka, who was reacting to comment made […]

  • Fayose, Wike behind PDP’s leadership crisis – Bode George

    Fayose, Wike behind PDP’s leadership crisis – Bode George

    A former Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Bode George, has accused the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose and his Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike, of being responsible for the leadership crises currently rocking the party.

    This is as he predicted that the leadership crisis involving the former Governor of Borno, Sen Ali Modu Sheriff and the Sen. Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee may affect the outcome of the forthcoming gubernatorial elections in Edo and Ondo States respectively.

    George […]

  • Why I sued Fayose -Buhari’s wife

    Why I sued Fayose -Buhari’s wife

    WIFE of the president, Aisha Buhari has explained why he sued Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose. Mrs. Buhari who spoke through.

    her counsel, Mary Ekpere-Eta of Mary Ekpere & Co, Legal Practitioners said she took the decision to let the public know that “nobody is above the law.”

    She is suing Fayose for defamation of character. Ekpere-Eta also said that “most importantly,” suing Fayose was to let the public know that “the immunity

    clause is inexhaustible. It can be unveiled in certain instances.”

    Fayose […]

  • Fayose insists Buhari’s wife mentioned in Halliburton scanda

    Fayose insists Buhari’s wife mentioned in Halliburton scanda

     

    Despite the United State government saying that it had no fraud information against the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, the Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has insisted that the wife of the President was mentioned in the Halliburton scandal.

    Reacting to the freezing of his Zenith Bank account by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Fayose, last week, alleged that Aisha was involved in the scandal.

    He said, “There was a judgment against the wife of the President, where she wired […]

  • Governor Fayose speaks on how he funded his campaign during the 2014 Ekiti state election … video clip

    Governor Fayose speaks on how he funded his campaign during the 2014 Ekiti state election … video clip

    Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state spoke on how his 2014 governorship election campaign was funded, at a press briefing in Ekiti state yesterday June 22nd. According to him, Zenith bank, donations and sales of political souvenirs all formed the sources of the funds he used for his campaign.He denied claims of receiving any money from former NSA, Sambo Dasuki. See video clip (Fast forward or Start from timer 4:04)

    “My election was funded two years ago by Zenith bank plc, […]

  • We’ll defeat Ayodele Fayose without federal might – Ex – Speaker

    We’ll defeat Ayodele Fayose without federal might – Ex – Speaker

    A former Speaker, Ekiti State House of Assembly, Femi Bamisile, has said that the All Progressives Congress won’t rely on federal might to defeat Governor Ayodele Fayose in 2018 governorship poll.

    Bamisile, who has declared his intention for the governorship seat, said the party would embark on serious and widespread mobilisation to woo electorate.

    He spoke on Friday during a courtesy call by his campaign team on the APC’s State Working Committee.

    Bamisile said, “We are not going to rely on President Muhammadu […]