SERVICE CHIEFS WANT TO LEAVE BUT BUHARI HAS REFUSED TO OKAY THEIR RETIREMENT – FAYEMI

Temidayo Akinsuyi, Lagos Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State on Sunday said some of the current Service Chiefs are desirous of retiring but have refused to do because President Muhammadu Buhari who appointed them have refused to give them directives. Speaking on Channels Television programme ‘Sunday Politics’, Fayemi, who advocated for the renewal of leadership in the top military echelon said that “the morale of those who should have been in the leadership positions in our security architecture is at the lowest ebb because our…

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2023 PRESIDENCY: IF TINUBU SHOULD RUN, FAYEMI SHOULD HOLD HIS BANNER SAYS OJUDU

Senator Babafemi Ojudu ‌ The Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, tells ABIODUN NEJO that Ekiti State’s Governor Kayode Fayemi should be grateful to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu for making him governor and how bad leadership has hampered development in Ekiti State People have always talked about Ekiti Project – what does it mean to you? Ekiti Project is a desire to build a just and equitable society. A society where our people will live a good life. A society devoid of injustice, poverty and squalour.…

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FAYEMI SPEAKS ON HIS PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN POSTERS

Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado-Ekiti Ekiti Governor Kayode Fayemi has dissociated himself from campaign posters for his election as a presidential candidate under the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in 2023. Fayemi’s campaign posters sponsored by Chairman of Ikere Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Mr Femi Ayodele, had flooded the social media lately. The posters, which have become subject of political debates and innuendos on different platforms, shows Governor Fayemi clad in an adorable sky blue Agbada with a blue striped Awolowo cap. The message on the posters with…

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FAYEMI TESTS NEGATIVE AFTER 11 DAYS IN ISOLATION

The Governor of Ekiti State and chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi, has tested negative for the coronavirus. Mr Fayemi disclosed his latest health status on Twitter on Saturday morning and also appreciated those who stood by him while battling with the deadly virus. “After 11 days in isolation, I received news that my CoviD 19 repeat test came back negative. My sincere gratitude goes to God Almighty, my family, my medical team and all well wishers for the prayers and solidarity. We must continue to do all…

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I WAS NOT DENIED OPPORTUNITY TO SEE BUHARI AFTER SEEING HIM EARLIER, FAYEMI BLAMES OJUDU ON FAKE STORY

Rasheed Sobowale Kayode Fayemi By Rotimi Ojomoyela – Ado-Ekiti Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has said there was no truth in the media report that he took the former Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Victor Giadom to Aso Rock Villa to see President Muhammadu Buhari. Fayemi in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, alleged that the falsehood was fabricated by a senior aide of the Presidency and a former Senator, Babafemi Ojudu, and planted in a national newspaper just to cast aspersion…

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EKITI PDP RAISES ALARM OVER ALLEGED SALE OF EKITI GOVERNOR’S LODGE IN ABUJA BY FAYEMI

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has demanded explanations from the State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on the status of the State Governor’s lodge in Abuja. The party, which said there was credible evidence of the property, sitting on 2000sqm on T. Y. Danjuma, Asokoro, Abuja has been sold, added that Governor Fayemi must explain to Ekiti people why the building was demolished and a new structure being built on the land. According to a statement on Wednesday, by the Secretary, Caretaker Committee of the PDP in Ekiti…

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EKITI THIRD INDEX CORONAVIRUS CASE SNEAKED IN FROM LAGOS- FAYEMI

By Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado-Ekiti The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has confirmed a fresh positive case of Coronavirus, bringing to three the number of confirmed cases so far identified in the state. Fayemi disclosed that the third COVID-19 index case in the state who is a pregnant 29-year-old female Community Health Worker with Lagos State, sneaked into Ekiti in spite of the lockdown and closure of the borders. The governor made this disclosure on Saturday in Ado-Ekiti, while updating the state on the spread and challenge of COVID-19…

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HOW FAYEMI FORCED ME OUT OF APC- ONI

Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado Ekiti Former Ekiti Governor, Chief Segun Oni, has alleged the political machination of Governor Kayode Fayemi to put his political career in jeopardy made him to dump the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Oni said the ruling party under the leadership of Fayemi was riddled with impunity, injustice and disrespect for internal democracy. The former governor said the party was being run by the Governor through his surrogates like private fiefdom, faulting the manner in which parties activities were conducted. He…

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FAYEMI SIGNS AMOTEKUN BILL INTO LAW

From Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado-Ekiti   Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi on Monday signed a bill to establishment the State Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps. into law. The House of Assembly, on February 14, passed the bill and forwarded it to the governor for assent. The security outfit was initiated by the six Southwest governors to tackle insecurity. Speaker of the House Funminiyi Afuye, who presented the bill to the governor at the Government House, said the House had fulfilled its fundamental responsibility of making people-oriented laws to guarantee protection of life…

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FAYEMI AND THE COUPISTS IN APC

By Igboeli Arinze What largely appeared to be a family affair has now taken the garb of national prominence becoming one of the enjeux majeaurs in the nation’s public sphere. Trust Nigerians, such drama at best beats any of the soap operas be it local or international. In the cause of such drama truths and half truths are couched side by side, and of course there is the ludicrous and the unreasonable. I shall attempt to explain the latter, where an Adams Oshiomhole is seen threatening that he would expose…

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