• Ekiti APC Tackles Aregbesola Over Visit To Fayose (Read Details)

    Ekiti APC Tackles Aregbesola Over Visit To Fayose (Read Details)

    Ekiti state All Progressives Congress (APC) has criticized Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola on his weekend visit to Governor Ayo Fayose where he delivered a lecture as part of activities marking the 20th anniversary of the creation of the state.

    The party said it was contemptuous of the Osun governor to visit the Fountain of Knowledge without carrying its leaders and members along saying the same Fayose on whom Aregbesola showered encomiums has been unleashing hardship on its members some of […]

  • Fayose Reveals Real Reason Ize-Iyamu Lost Edo Election

    Fayose Reveals Real Reason Ize-Iyamu Lost Edo Election

    Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state has revealed that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to which he belongs, actually lost the governorship election in Edo state because its candidate in the exercise, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, contested against an alleged federal government-influenced Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

    The election was won by Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress (APC), even though the PDP has rejected the result of the exercise alleging fraud.

    The governor said while his party and its candidate were […]

  • Ekiti at 20: Fayose commends Abacha, Fayemi

    Ekiti at 20: Fayose commends Abacha, Fayemi

    As Ekiti State celebrated the 20th anniversary of its creation on Saturday, Governor Ayodele Fayose, has commended the heroic contributions of the late military ruler, Gen Sanni Abacha for his vision leading to the creation of the state.

    Fayose, also commended the tremendous contributions of the past military and civilian administrations of Col. Mohammed Usman,‎ Commodore Atanda Yusuf, Dr Kayode Fayemi, Niyi Adebayo and Segun Oni, in building the state to its enviable height through their leadership.

    Ekiti State was created on […]

  • Fayose Demands N5bn From EFCC Over Frozen Zenith Accounts

    Fayose Demands N5bn From EFCC Over Frozen Zenith Accounts

    The two private accounts of Ekiti state governor, Mr Ayo Fayose, with Zenith Bank, frozen since June, 2016 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will remain embargoed until November.

    This is following a ruling on the case filed by Governor Fayose against the EFCC, against the freezing of the accounts at the Federal High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti, on Friday.

    Presiding judge, Justice Taiwo Taiwo, adjourned till the said date after both Fayose’s lead counsel, Chief Mike Ozehkome (SAN) […]

  • Fayose Won’t Have Access To Own Money Till November (Read Why)

    Fayose Won’t Have Access To Own Money Till November (Read Why)

    Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state has been deprived of possibility to use the two private accounts of in Zenith Bank till November 7.

    Recall that the governor is suing the EFCC for blocking his accounts since June. The anti-graft agency has brought Fayose before a court on fraud charges.

    However, Mike Ozehkome, Fayose’s lead counsel, has argued that the EFCC lacked the constitutional rights to apply punitive measures on the governor who has immunity until the end of his tenure in […]

  • Fayose denies spending Ekiti funds on EFCC case

    Fayose denies spending Ekiti funds on EFCC case

    Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has challenged the All Progressives Congress (APC) to come out with concrete evidence to substantiate its claims that he is spending state funds on his case against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

    Speaking through his Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, Fayose advised the APC to forward any evidence at its disposal to the EFCC warning the opposition to keep silent since “Ekiti people have not complained that their money is missing.”

    ‎He said: “That kind […]

  • How Agbele bought N1.3bn houses for Fayose – EFCC

    How Agbele bought N1.3bn houses for Fayose – EFCC

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has made a breakthrough in the alleged corruption case against Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State and his associate, Mr. Abiodun Agbele.

    Agbele, who is currently in EFCC custody, was said to have received N1.219bn from a former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, on behalf of Fayose during the build-up to the Ekiti governorship election in June 2014.

    However, EFCC detectives alleged that Fayose used a large portion of the N1.219bn along […]

  • EFCC grills pilot who flew N1.299b cash for Fayose, Obanikoro

    EFCC grills pilot who flew N1.299b cash for Fayose, Obanikoro

    A pilot has told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFFC) how he flew a former Minister of State for Defence, Mr. Musiliu Obanikoro, with N1.299 billion cash for Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose.

    Capt. Ahmed Bashir Borodo said the cash was wrapped with green military tarpaulin bags before it was loaded onto the chartered aircraft registered HS125-800 5N-BMT, owned by  Gyro Air Limited.

    He said the bags were so heavy that only three people could carry one at a time.

    Also, the […]

  • EFCC seizes N1.350b properties from Fayose

    EFCC seizes N1.350b properties from Fayose

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has seized six choice properties allegedly acquired by Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State with stolen public funds.

    The duplexes, estimated at N1.350billion include four in Lagos and two in Abuja.

    They were allegedly acquired for him by his associate, Abiodun Agbele and sister. Mrs. Moji Ladeji.

    A furious Mrs. Ladeji has approached the Federal High Court, Ado-Ekiti laying claim to one of the Abuja duplexes.

    EFCC, according to impeccable sources, believe that the properties were bought […]

  • Fayose’s aide sues EFCC for N500m over detention

    Fayose’s aide sues EFCC for N500m over detention

    An aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, Abiodun Agbele, has filed a N500 million suit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over his continued detention without trial by the agency.

    In his fundamental human rights enforcement suit, Agbele claimed that he had been dumped in the EFCC custody since June 27 in respect of an alleged N1.3 billion reportedly traced to the personal account of Governor Fayose.

    In an action brought before Justice Olukayode Adeniyi of the High […]