FAYOSE FLOORS EFCC AGAIN , COURT ORDERS EFCC TO KEEP OFF EKITI FINANCES

The Federal High Court, Ado Ekiti has ruled that EFCC lacked power to investigate finances of a State. The court said, in federalism, the FG is not an overseer or supervisor regarding finances of a State. That only the State House of Assembly can investigate finances of a State. Consequently, the EFCC has been restrained from interfering in the running of Ekiti State by either investigating or arresting any official of the State Govt. We will continue to fight for the sustenance of our hard earned democracy, using legal means.…

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PDP MAY MOVE AGAINST FAYOSE

There were indications that the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party might move against Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State. During the latest National Executive Committee of the party, members of NEC discussed his matter at its 76th meeting which was held in Abuja on Tuesday. Fayose, who came late to the meeting but was allowed to speak as the Chairman of the PDP Governors Forum during which he castigated the ruling All Progressives Congress party. He also lambasted the Federal Government, saying the way it is fighting war…

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WE HAVE ONLY 25 APC GOVERNORSHIP ASPIRANTS IN EKITI- PARTY OFFICIAL DECLARES

Emmanuel Ani  The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has revealed that it only recognizes 25 aspirants showing interest in its ticket to run for the 2018 governorship election. The state Women Leader, Mrs. Dupe Bakare, disclosed this on Tuesday when she led the women caucus to receive the wife of one of the aspirants, Mrs. Modupe Adebomi, at the party secretariat in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital. She said the 25 contenders for the APC ticket had officially notified the party of their intent to run for the governorship…

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SEE THE GIFTS FAYOSE GAVE EKITI GOVT OFFICIALS WHO WERE RECENTLY RELEASED FROM EFCC DETENTION

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State rewarded the two government officials recently released by the EFCC with exotic cars to compensate them for their arrest and detention by the anti-graft commission. The Commissioner for Finance , Toyin Ojo and Accountant General, Yemisi Owolabi were picked up on September 28 by the EFCC for alleged misappropriation of Paris Club refund in the state and kept for two weeks but returned to the state last week to a heroic welcome reception by the people of the state. The governor presented the car…

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EKITI DECLARES HALF WORKDAY TO WELCOME OFFICIALS BY EFCC

By Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti As part of activities marking the release of the Accountant General of Ekiti State, Mrs Yemisi Owolabi, and the Commissioner for Finance, Chief Toyin Ojo, from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the state government has declared Thursday as half work day for civil servants. According to an announcement aired on the state television and radio, the government said the civil servants are to resume work by 8am and close by 12 noon. Governor Ayodele Fayose also urged the civil…

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FAYOSE GIVES JOBS TO 51 PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED PERSONS

By Alo Abiola, Ado Ekiti As part of activities marking his third year in office, Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has given jobs to 51 physically challenged persons including a university graduate in the state. He also directed that additional 100 persons from among them be enlisted in the state’s social security scheme. Fayose gave the directives in Ado-Ekiti Wednesday while meeting with the group. This is just as a graduate, Mr. Gboyega Afolabi, was also offered automatic employment at the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti. A statement by the…

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AFE BABALOLA OFFERS TO BUY PRODUCE OFF EKITI FARMERS

By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti—Aare Afe Babalola (SAN), Founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, has offered to start buying off farm produce from farmers across the state, in order to save them the agony of produce wastage and huge losses owing to lack of storage facilities. Babalola made the offer at the weekend during the closing of this year’s edition of “Afe Babalola Agricultural Exhibition” code named ABA-EX 2017, which was staged at the Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, ABUAD. Afe Babalola This is just as a 73-year-old farmer, Alhaji Olayinka,…

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FAYOSE GIVES N100M, CARS TO TEACHERS

Photo caption: Best primary School Teacher, Mrs. Grace Opeyemi, (SUBEB primary School Omuo Ekiti) with the Governor Mr. Ayodele Fayose, during the celebration of World Teachers Day in Ado Ekiti on Thursday. Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Thursday, gave out three new cars and donated N100m to teachers in the state. The occasion was the 2017 World Teachers Day celebration in Ado Ekiti, the state capital. READ ALSO: Lagos Police recover Indian hemp worth N20m in Mushin Fayose presented a brand new Hyundai Xcent cars to the…

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YOU LIED, EKITI WORKERS REPLY FAYOSE OVER NUMBER OF MONTHS HE HASN’T PAID SALARIES

Workers in Ekiti State appear set for a showdown with Governor Ayo Fayose over his claim on a television station on  Thursday that his administration is owing only four months arrears of salaries. The governor, was answering questions on the propriety of his presidential ambition when he was owing workers. The Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in the state, Raymond Ade Adesanmi, refuted the governor’s claim. Accoring to him, “Fayose owes various categories of workers under him between five and eight months arrears of salaries. Adesanmi disclosed that…

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SEE THE ORDER OF A FEDERAL HIGH COURT STOPPING EFCC FROM ARRESTING ANY OFFICIAL OF EKITI STATE GOVT ISSUED IN 2016

Here is the Order of Federal High Court, Ado Ekiti, restraining the EFCC or its agents from arresting any government official in Ekiti State, except anyone indicted by the State House of Assembly. The order of November 2016 is still subsisting as EFCC did not appeal it. More here: http://www.naijabloggersforum.com/p/53/order-of-federal-high-court-restraining-efcc-from-arresting

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