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Fayose Fails To Meet Bail Conditions

Over 24 hours after he was granted bail by Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court in Lagos, former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose is yet to regain his freedom. LEADERSHIP Friday investigation revealed that the embattled former governor was yet to perfect his bail conditions. According to one of

Fayose Demands Additional Mattress In EFCC Custody As He Finally Opens Up.

Former Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose is telling the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detectives all he knows about the N4.685 billion allegedly withdrawn from the Office of National Security Adviser (ONSA). Fayose spoke yesterday after 72 hours in detention. He admitted knowing a former Minister of State (Defence) Mr.

Fayose – 1, EFCC – 0

Given the gragra of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over their invitation of the immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, one would have thought that the moment he arrived at their office, they would lay him on the floor and flog him with a horsewhip. As things

EFCC Obtains Court Order To Detain Fayose For Two Weeks

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has obtained a remand order from a Federal Capital Territory High Court to keep former Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State for two weeks, The PUNCH can confirm. The remand order, it was learnt, is subject to renewal which implies that Fayose could spend longer

Ekiti Debt Not N170bn, Fayemi Lied — Fayose

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, yesterday, denied committing the state to any financial institution in form of bonds and commercial loans. Fayose described the claim by Governor Kayode Fayemi that Ekiti State was indebted to the tune of N170 billion as false. In a statement, Fayose’s

What Happened During Fayose’s Interrogation By EFCC In Abuja. (Details).

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, finally honoured an invitation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday after losing his immunity from prosecution and arrest. After leading Fayose to the interrogation room, it was learnt that he was asked to write a statement explaining how he

Daura Lobbied Me Twice To Support Buhari – Outgoing Governor, Ayo Fayose

While speaking in Abuja on Sunday night at a send-off party organised for him by his colleagues in the PDP Governors’ Forum, outgoing Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, disclosed that the former DG of the DSS, Lawal Daura, twice asked him to support the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. According to Nigerian

Outgoing Gov. Fayose Presents Handover Note To Head Of Service

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has presented a handover note to the state’s Head of Service, Dr. Gbenga Faseluka, according to PUNCH. The event took place during the special State Executive Council meeting at the new Governor’s Office in Ado Ekiti on Friday. The governor also inaugurated the new Speaker’s residence

Why I May Not Attend Fayemi’s Inauguration – Governor Fayose

The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has stated that he is likely not to honour invitation to attend the inauguration of Dr. Kayode Fayemi because of the erratic nature of politicians. The Governor added that he had promised to appear at the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes

EFCC Is Trying To Force Witnesses To Implicate Me – Fayose

Punch Metro reports that Ayodele Fayose has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of shopping for evidence to nail him. He alleged that the anti-graft agency had started coercing witnesses to implicate him in order to file a trump-up charge against him upon the expiration of his tenure on October

I’m Not Afraid Of You, Fayose Tells EFCC

The outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said he is ready to face the investigation team of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. According to a media report, the EFCC had already set up a special team to grill the governor for allegedly receiving over N1.2bn from a former

EFCC sets up special team to interrogate Fayose

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has set up a special team to grill the outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose. The Governor will lose his immunity in a matter of few days. This will give the EFCC the constitutional right to arrest, detain and prosecute him. Fayose had already been

Fayose Files N20 Billion Lawsuit Against EFCC

According to Sun News, the Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has filed a N20 billion lawsuit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for placing him on a watchlist. The Commission is alleged to have written an advisory to key security agencies demanding that Fayose be arrested if he attempts

APC My Foot – Fayose Vows Never To Join Ruling Party

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said that he won’t leave the Peoples Democratic Party for the All Progressives Congress, advising the ruling party to bury the notion. The governor made this known while reacting to a statement by the Ekiti Chairman of APC, Paul Omotoso, who said Fayose

PDP speaks on Fayose dumping party

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose, not to dump the party. Fayose on Monday threatened to dump PDP, over what he described as attempt by some people to take over the structure of the party and sideline those who have been toiling to keep the

Nigeria’s democracy is dead, says Fayose on Osun election

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti, has described the Osun state gubernatorial election and rerun as a show of shame. Fayose, in a statement by Idowu Adelusi, his chief press secretary, rejected the result of the election. He said the election is proof that democracy is dead in Nigeria. The governor said Ademola Adeleke,

Ekiti Assembly Ignores Fayemi, Approves Governor Fayose’s N10bn Supplementary Budget

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has approved the N10 billion supplementary budget presented by Governor Ayodele Fayose. Recall that Fayose had on September 11 forwarded a supplementary bill titled, “2018 Revised Budget” to the Assembly for approval. At a sitting which commenced at 12pm on Wednesday, 14 lawmakers, including Kola Oluwawole, the Speaker,

APC speaks on Fayose’s offer to submit to EFCC, plans to leave Nigeria

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State on Wednesday described the offer by the outgoing governor, Ayodele Fayose to voluntarily surrender himself to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, as suspicious and diversionary. However, reacting, APC in a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Taiwo Olatunbosun insisted that the outgoing

Fayose: I will make myself available to EFCC after handover

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti, says he will make himself available to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after handing over to Kayode Fayemi, governor-elect. Fayemi will be sworn in on October 16. Fayose, in a letter dated September 10 and addressed to the chairman of the commission, said several actions

Governor Fayose Withdraws From Presidential Race

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has announced the withdrawal of his ambition to contest for the office of the President in 2019. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the governor had indicated his intention to contest for the nation’s number one position early in the year. Fayose made this known on

800 metres walk: Fayose mocks Buhari

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has mocked President Muhammadu Buhari over his 800 metres walk from Daura Mosque to his private home on Tuesday. DAILY POST reported that Buhari had after prayers and slaughtering his ram on Tuesday, decided to walk home from the mosque. It was a journey of

Fayose, Wike React To National Assembly Blockade By DSS Operatives

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State and his Rivers counterpart Nyesom Wike have both condemned the blockade of National Assembly by operatives of Department of State Services on Tuesday. Condemining the act as shameful, Fayose wrote on Twitter: “Shameful display of tyranny at the NASS. At this point, we can only pray

EFCC Begins Investigation Of Fayose, Wife And Top Aides

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has begun the investigation of Ayodele Fayose, the governor of Ekiti state, his wife, Feyisetan Fayose, and his top aides, TheCable can report. Others being investigated include Lere Olayinka, spokesperson to the governor; Toyin Ojo, the state’s commissioner for finance; Oluyemisi Owolabi, the state’s

Fayose Is Loud-mouthed – Edo Deputy Gov

The Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shuaibu, has described the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, as loud-mouthed. He said this while speaking to journalists in Bauchi State. Shuaibu was the Chairman of the All Progressive Congress Primaries Committee for the Bauchi South Senatorial by-election held in the state on Friday. On the defections

PDP Raises Alarm Over Alleged Plot Against Gov. Fayose

The Peoples Democratic Party has warned the All Progressives Congress to stop its alleged nefarious plot to impeach Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose or attract dire consequences. PDP further alleged that the impeachment plot, which it said was being arranged in connivance with the police, would be a recipe for

Fayose Reacts As Gov. Ortom Dumps APC For PDP

The outgoing Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has reacted to the resignation of Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and his decision to join the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. It would be recalled that Ortom on Wednesday announced his resignation from the All Progressives Congress,

Fayose Reacts To Police Siege At Saraki And Ekweremadu’s Residence

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has taken to social media to react following the invasion of the residences of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu by security operatives. It was gathered that the police on Tuesday morning blocked the Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s convoy at Lake

Calm down, I’m still in charge of Ekiti – Fayose tells Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, yesterday reminded the governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi that he is still in charge of the state until October 16, 2018. He was responding to Fayemi’s statement, warning the management of College of Education, Ikere- Ekiti against alleged recruitment. Fayemi had asked the school authority to stop conniving with

It Will Be ‘Irresponsible’ Of Me Not To Probe Fayose, Says Fayemi

Kayode Fayemi, Ekiti State Governor-elect, has revealed his plans to probe the last four years of the state government under the leadership of Ayodele Fayose of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). While interacting with journalists after visiting President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa on Thursday, Fayemi said probing the outgoing

Police Helicopter Threatening My Life – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, on Wednesday raised the alarm over aerial surveillance of the Government House, Ado-Ekiti by a police helicopter. Fayose said the police chopper has constituted danger to his personal safety, his family, workers and visitors to the Government House. He expressed dismay that aerial surveillance of his official

We’ll Miss Fayose – Nigerian Governors

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has congratulated Dr. Kayode Fayemi on what they described as a “resounding victory” in last Saturday’s election; to become the governor of Ekiti State once again. The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), announced that Fayemi, of the All Progressives Congress, polled 197,459, to defeat the People’s Democratic

Fayose CRY OUT LOUD, Reacts over EFCC Plan to Arrest Him

 Latest report as the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose says he is not afraid of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and that he will not run away from the country after the expiration of his tenure. “He is not afraid of anything. What are they going to do to

Nigeria is doomed if Buhari is re-elected —Fayose

The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said Nigeria will experience a doomed situation if President Muhammadu Buhari gets a second term in office. Fayose, who stated this when he appeared on a national television broadcast on Saturday, alleged that the President was being led by a cabal in power. The

Whoever picks Fayose as running mate endangers his life – Kashamu

The senator representing Ogun East, Buruji Kashamu, has written off the chances that the Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, will get near the Presidency in 2019. Fayose had sometime ago declared his intention to contest the office of the President in 2019. But he was recently visited by a former Vice-President,

Why Fayose Would Never Forgive Obasanjo

The fight between Governor Ayodele Fayose and former President Olusegun Obasanjo didn't start today and here is why it will not end soon. Have you ever seen a governor jump on a table, roar and spit fire? I saw Governor Ayodele Fayose do these during the public hearing on constitution review

Fayemi, APC frustrating my efforts to pay workers —Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has raised the alarm that his predecessor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, and the All Progressives Congress are frustrating his efforts to pay workers’ salary arrears. The governor accused the Federal Government of stopping payment due to the state as refund on road projects. Fayose at a press

Atiku, Fayose meet behind closed doors in Ekiti, knock Buhari

A former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, and Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, met behind closed doors in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday. The two are eyeing the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 elections. They went into a private meeting after addressing party leaders, members of the State House of

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