FEATURES: Kayode FayemiI: My Ekiti Election Story

His defeat at the June 21, 2014 Ekiti governorship election has sent shockwaves through Nigeria’s political firmament. Many have tried to explain the outcome but opinions may remain undivided as to why a governor widely acknowledged to have performed well went down with such a heavy defeat. Now for the first time since the polls, …

Fayemi Yells, “You’ve Not Heard The Last About...

…’Read my speech again. I did not accept defeat.’ Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has countered the widespread belief that he conceded defeat to his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) challenger, Mr. Ayodele Fayose who was declared winner of the June 21 governorship poll in the state. In his first interview after the election granted …

L - R: The Celebrant, Prof. Olatunji Dare; Wife of the late Chief M.K.O. Abiola, Dr Doyin Abiola; Chairman of the Occasion, General Theophilus Danjuma; Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi and Guest Speaker,...
Nigerians Take Their Country For Granted, Says Danjuma

It could well have been a gathering of the academia – many professors were there – or newspapermen – they came in their numbers. The colourful ceremony at the prestigious MUSON Centre on Lagos Island was predictable. Prof. Olatunji Dare, eminent teacher, distinguished newspaperman, pro-democracy activist and respected columnist, was 70 yesterday. The downpour failed …

Ekiti Poll: Segun Ayobolu’s salad of lies and bitterness

Reading Segun Ayobolu’s “researched piece” on Ekiti June 21 election,  which is essentially a diatribe against Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi titled : “Further Thoughts on Ekiti Polls” in his back page column in The Nation Newspapers last Saturday, one must extend deep sympathies to Ayobolu as he toiled laboriously, employing all the lies …

L-R: A judge of the Ado-Ekiti High Court, Justice Monisola Abodunde; Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi; Commissioner for Women Affairs, Social Development and Gender Empowerment, Mrs. Fola...
Ekiti Governorship Election Was Manipulated – Fayemi’s...

Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has said that events unfolding after the June 21 governorship election in the state suggest that the election was manipulated from ‘source.’ In due course, she said that the full story of how the elections were allegedly manipulated against the Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, would be revealed. …

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