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APC lawmakers reject adjournment, to resume duties

APC lawmakers reject adjournment, to resume duties

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The All Progressives Congress members in the Ekiti State House of Assembly have threatened to resume legislative work despite the adjournment till October 8. Describing the long adjournment as illegal and not in the interest of the people, the three members said they would resume legislative duties. The APC Assembly members […] …

Police intimidation worrisome, Fayose cries out

Police intimidation worrisome, Fayose cries out

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has again raised the alarm, accusing the police of continuous intimidation of himself, his family, and Ekiti workers. The governor in a press release by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Idowu Adelusi, said that the police had kept a permanent surveillance over the Government House. […] …

INEC decries ‘vote-buying’ in Ekiti governorship election

INEC decries ‘vote-buying’ in Ekiti governorship election

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission has expressed displeasure over the open buying of votes in the recently concluded Ekiti State governorship election won by the All Progressives Congress. This was contained in a communiqué issued after its regular meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners from all the states and the Federal Capital Territory. […] …

Ekiti Guber: PDP insists INEC doctored results in APC’s favour

Ekiti Guber: PDP insists INEC doctored results in APC’s favour

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has again claimed that the outcome of last Saturday governorship election in Ekiti State was not a true reflection of the wishes of the electorate but the handiwork of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) which it accused of altering votes cast in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi.
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Ekiti Assembly rejects election results, adjourns till October

Ekiti Assembly rejects election results, adjourns till October

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti Members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly have condemned and rejected the result of last Saturday governorship election as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The assembly also adjourned sitting till October 8, 2018, due to alleged harassment of members by security agents. READ ALSO: I snatch motorcycles because people […] …

Ekiti election: INEC admits politicians bought votes, more clever than commission

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it is ready to curb vote buying by politicians during elections. INEC also admitted that politicians involved in the practice during Saturday’s Ekiti State governorship election, “were clever,” about it. Mrs May Agbamuche-Mbu the National Commissioner of INEC and Chair, Legal Services Committee, who spoke to journalists in […]
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Ekiti election: Fayemi receives certificate of return, vows not to disappoint the people

The Ekiti State governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi has promised not to disappoint the people of the state who gave him the mandate in last Saturday governorship election. Fayemi gave this assurance on Wednesday shortly after he was presented with the Certificate of Return as the governor-elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). National Commissioner […]
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Ekiti poll short of global best practices, electoral standards – observers

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A coalition of domestic and international election observers accredited to observe the July 14 governorship poll in Ekiti State, on Tuesday addressed newsmen at the Pathfinders Hotel in Ado Ekiti, state capital and discredited the poll with their reports, insisting that last Saturday election that produced All Progressive Congress (APC)’s Kayode Fayemi as Governor-elect, falls short of global best practices and electoral standards as a result of lapses in the way a section of the large deployment of security agents conducted themselves, among other electoral related challenges.
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