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Ekiti workers disagree with Governor Fayose over tax


Workers in tertiary institutions in Ekiti State have condemned what they called “oppressive tax” slammed on them by the Ayo Fayose led-administration calling for an immediate reversal. The staff described Fayose’s tax policy as “obnoxious” saying “a government that claims to be masses friendly should not come through the backdoor to compound the already unbearable economic conditions of the same ...

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Fayose not aware of Aisha Buhari’s suit

Counsel for Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), says his client is not aware of the suit reportedly filed against him by wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha. Aisha, it was learnt, had dragged Fayose to court for repeatedly alleging that she was one of those indicted for involvement in the multi-million dollars Halliburton scandal. An online ...

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First Lady sues Ekiti State’s Fayose

Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari has sued Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose for claiming that she was involved  in the Halliburton corruption scandal. Premium Times reported that the court summon is dated July 20. However, the governor had last month alleged that Mrs. Buhari was the “Aisha Buhari” named in a U.S. court document, alleged to have been involved in a bribery ...

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Declare state of emergency – Gov. Fayose tell Pres. Buhari


The Federal Government have been asked to declare the state of emergency. Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State during the opening of the four-day Agriculture Summit in the state said a state of emergency needs to be called in order to improve the economy situation of the country. According to him, “If a nation doesn’t have a change of attitude, ...

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EFCC uncovers fresh facts on how Fayose bought Lagos, Abuja houses

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has uncovered how the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, who is being investigated for alleged corruption, fraudulently purchased his seized Lagos and Abuja houses. An associate of Fayose, Mr. Abiodun Agbele, who is currently in EFCC custody, had allegedly received N1.219 billion from a former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu ...

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Governor Fayose admits having N300m in his Zenith Bank account

In a series of tweets by Fayose’s Special Adviser on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, the Ekiti State Governor has admitted having N300 million in one of Zenith Bank accounts with number 9013074033. According to Governor Ayodele Fayose, he had declared the money in his asset declaration form. “I declared in my assets declaration form that I had N300 million ...

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EFCC arraigns Fayose’s ally to Abuja after being granted bail

After being ordered release by a Magistrate Court in Lagos, Abiodun Agbele who is an ally to the incumbent Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has been moved to Abuja by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Agbele was reportedly ordered release by the court once he either meets the administrative bail condition or after 15 days of not meeting it. However, ...

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Protest: Ekiti State lawmakers hold session on highway, accuses Buhari of manipulation

  Due to the freezing of two Zenith bank accounts belonging to the Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, the Ekiti State House of Assembly, decided to hold it plenary session on the highway, in protest of the decision by EFCC. Governor Fayose’s account was frozen by EFCC for allegedly receiving $1.2bn from the Office of ...

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Ekiti State: Workers suspend strike amidst protest

Ekiti State workers has suspended their strike amidst protest after signing an agreement with the state government to a seven-point deal. Part of the agreement between labour and the state government was that, government should within seven days conclude its request with commercial banks to restructure personal loans granted public servants with a view to giving them relief from loan ...

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