• Governor Fayose frees detained cows, signs peace deal with Fulani herdsmen

    Governor Fayose frees detained cows, signs peace deal with Fulani herdsmen

    Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose on Thursday released nine cows ‘arrested’ and ‘detained’ in some parts of the state for contravening the Prohibition of Cattle and Other Ruminants Grazing Law back to their owners.

    The cows were seized by the operatives of Ekiti Grazing Enforcement Marshals (EGEM) recently inaugurated to crack down on grazing outside hours allowed by law and in unauthorised places.

    This was consequent upon a stakeholders’ meeting held by Fayose with the leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association […]

  • Governor Fayose claims Ondo guber has been rigged in advance

    Governor Fayose claims Ondo guber has been rigged in advance

    Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State says the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC’s recognition of Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the November 26 governorship poll in Ondo State is dangerous to democracy.

    He claimed that the action of the national electoral body was an indication that the Ondo state gubernatorial election has been rigged in advance by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

    While accusing the APC of turning INEC into its department and […]

  • How Governor Fayose stormed bank with thugs and forcefully released Mrs Fani-Kayode – EFCC explains

    How Governor Fayose stormed bank with thugs and forcefully released Mrs Fani-Kayode – EFCC explains

    It was gathered that the wife of Femi Fani-Kayode and her child are not in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, and were never detained by the Commission, the commission has said.

    The clarification follows claims by the former minister that his wife and eight-month-old baby were arrested at an Edo-Ekiti branch of a bank and detained by EFCC operatives as she went there to withdraw some money.

    Head of Media and Publicity of EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, said, “Contrary […]

  • Governor Fayose Pictured Dancing With An Aged Woman (photos)

    Governor Fayose Pictured Dancing With An Aged Woman (photos)

    Ekiti State Governor is pictured dancing with an old woman during the commissioning of some projects in the state yesterday.

    Ekiti State Governor is pictured dancing with an old woman during the commissioning of some projects in the state

  • Governor Fayose expresses concern over unemployment, recession

    Governor Fayose expresses concern over unemployment, recession

    Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has urged government at all levels to tackle unemployment challenges staring Nigerian youths in the face.

    He said the menace, coupled with the present economic recession rocking the country presently remained a time bomb waiting to detonate soon if not addressed immediately.

    The governor, who disclosed that a ‘Youth Summit’ would be convened where the youths and other stakeholders will discuss the future of the state, vowed to prevent job insecurity that could compound the current […]

  • Governor Fayose in Aso Rock at Buhari’s absence

    Governor Fayose in Aso Rock at Buhari’s absence

    Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, is currently at the presidential villa in Abuja, at a time President Muhammadu Buhari is in the US for the United Nations General Assembly.

    A staunch critic of Buhari, Fayose is attending the national economic council meeting chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.

    Some of the governors in attendance are Ifeanyi Okowa (Delta), Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto), Abdulfatah Ahmed (Kwara), Nasir el-Rufai (Kaduna), Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi) and Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo).

    Fayose has attended just few of the economic meetings […]

  • Governor Fayose offers laptops to Ekiti civil servants

    Governor Fayose offers laptops to Ekiti civil servants

    No less than four hundred (400) accounting officers in Ekiti State Civil Service have been allocated a laptop computer each by the State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, in order to improve the quality of service delivery in the state.

    During the presentation at the Government House in Ado Ekiti, the state’s capital, the civil servants commended the Governor for the kind gesture.

    Governor Fayose urged the officers to make effective use of the laptop computers to better the lot of the state.

    He also […]

  • See the Humble Way Governor Fayose Greeted the Ooni of Ife (Photos)

    See the Humble Way Governor Fayose Greeted the Ooni of Ife (Photos)

    The governor of Ekiti State has been spotted greeting the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi in a most humble way depicting one who respects tradition.

    Tradition is always supreme anywhere! Governor Ayo Fayose has been pictured greeting the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi in a humble way at the International Airport, Abuja.

    Fayose who is a respecter of tradition could be seen bending to greet the monarch

  • Governor Fayose awards N59m contracts to artisans

    Governor Fayose awards N59m contracts to artisans

    The Ekiti State Government has awarded N59m worth of contracts for the making of 1,250 desks and chairs for primary schools in state under the Millennium Development Goals to carpenters and welders.

    The Chairman, MDGs Implementation in the state, Chief Dipo Anisulowo, said awarding the contract to local artisans was in fulfilment of Governor Ayodele Fayose’s promise to patronise local contractors.

    He said the desks and chairs would be distributed to select public primary schools in Ikole, Ado, Ikere, Ilejemeje, Irepodun/Ifelodun and […]

  • Governor Fayose apologises to PDP over support for Sheriff

    Governor Fayose apologises to PDP over support for Sheriff

    The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has confessed he made a terrible “mistake” for introducing Senator Ali Modu Sheriff to the Peoples Democratic Party and supporting him to become the National Chairman of the party.

    Fayose confessed to the “blunder”, which he said has brought the party to its current and seemingly unending leadership crisis when he hosted the campaign team of national chairmanship aspirant, Raymond Dokpesi, in Ado Ekiti.

    This was stated in a statement issued by Dokpesi’s media aide, Omor […]

  • Governor Fayose Blasts President Buhari In New Fierce Attack … Watch VIdeo

    Governor Fayose Blasts President Buhari In New Fierce Attack … Watch VIdeo

    Ekiti state governor few days ago tabled fresh allegations against the President Buhari, faulting his anti-corruption fight, by also alleging that the president accepted 1.5 Billion from ‘someone’ in Ekiti for his presidential