President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said he was reluctant to release the outgoing Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi who is the governorship candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in the July 14 election.The President who said he will not be in a hurry to shop for a substantive replacement of the minister, charged him to get back Ekiti state for the APC.Speaking at a valedictory session in honour of Dr. Fayemi who resigned from the cabinet last

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The Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission and the All Progressives Congress of planning to stop the collation of results of the July 14 governorship poll midway to allow for the tampering and manipulation of the entire process.

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The battle line in the July 14, 2018 governorship polls in Ekiti State has been clearly drawn with the emergence of the flag-bearers of the two leading political parties in the State; namely Professor Olushola Eleka of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Dr. John Kayode Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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The candidate of the Labour Party in Ekiti State, Sikiru Lawal, on Wednesday flagged off his governorship campaign with a vow to pay eight months salary arrears of state workers if voted into office.

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FOR the umpteenth time, electioneering is throwing up dangerous tension in the country. With just a little time to go before the governorship polls in Ekiti State, campaigning descended into violence last weekend in Ado-Ekiti, the capital city.