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It’ll be criminal not to recognise Ekiti new councils –Longe
Daily Independent (Tuesday, September 02, 2014): Temitope Longe is the chairman of Oye Local Government, one new local council development areas that were created by the Fayemi administration in Ekiti State. The council boss recently spoke to our Correspondent, Yaqoub Popoola, in Ado-Ekiti, saying that the new councils have come to stay, warning the incoming Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration not to toy with what he termed as ‘destiny’ of the state. He also explains how the parent council has been relating with the others. Excerpts.
Two new local council development areas (2) were created out your local government. More....
Stop campaign of calumny, Ekiti govt blasts PDP
Vanguard (Tuesday, September 02, 2014): By Gbenga Ariyibi
Ekiti State Government, yesterday blasted the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over unrelenting campaigns of calumny against it, describing the PDP as a pathological liar and urged the party to engage itself on how to better the lives of the people of the state when it assumed office next month.
Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mr. Tayo Ekundayo, in a statement in Ado-Ekiti, described alleged lies being dished out by the PDP in the last couple of weeks as part of a sinister plan to incite public disaffection against the Fayemi administration. More....
As Ekiti gears up for 2015 elections
Nigerian Tribune (Tuesday, September 02, 2014): Sam Nwaoko
With the governorship election out of the way in Ekiti State, SAM NWAOKO writes on the current attention of political gladiators on the sundry elective offices available in the coming 2015 election.
As the 2015 election approaches, the Ekiti State polity is gradually warming up for the epoch, just as the gladiators are already showing their faces, albeit; in bits. So far, only a few leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state have publicly declared their interest to contest in 2015 elections. More....
Ekiti cautions PDP on baseless allegations
The Nation (Tuesday, September 02, 2014): EKITI State government has advised the state People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to focus on ways of ensuring a smooth transition and how to record laudable achievements during the next administration.
Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mr. Tayo Ekundayo, who gave the advice in Ado-Ekiti, cautioned the PDP to stop the current campaign of calumny against the government.
He described the alleged lies being churned out by the PDP in the last couple of weeks as part of a plan to generate public disaffection against Governor Kayode Fayemi-led administration. More....
No crisis in Ikere-Ekiti over regent’s selection’
The Nation (Tuesday, September 02, 2014): Posted by: Sulaiman Salawudeen, Ado-Ekiti
The three ruling houses in Ikere-Ekiti have affirmed that the selection of Princess Ayooye Adegboye Oyinlola as the regent of the town had occasioned neither rancour nor tension in the ancient town, contrary to earlier reports.
Princess Ayooye, aged 39, a teacher at Ado Grammar School, Ado-Ekiti, assumed the throne last Saturday.
The demise of the late monarch of the town, Oba Samuel Adegboye, on August 22, created an interregnum, which, according to the town’s tradition, must be filled by a female daughter of the late monarch. More....
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