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Fayose swears in Judge who headed his impeachment panel

Vanguard (Saturday, October 25, 2014):  By Gbenga Ariyibi, Ado Ekiti

Ekiti State Gover-nor, Mr Ayo Fayose yesterday stunned the people of the state when he swore in as a judge of the state the man who in 2006 headed his impeachment panel.

Fayose equally announced the promotion of an official of the state Ministry of Justice,Mr Lawrence Ojo who signed his warrant of arrest papers at Ikoyi Prisons during his murder case to position of Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry.Ayodele-Fayose

Speaking during the official swearing in ceremony of Justice Bamidele Omotoso, the governor said he went against some of his supporters who felt he should take his pound of flesh.   More....

Fayose’s supporters stage protest rallies in Ado Ekiti against alleged impeachment plot

Vanguard (Saturday, October 25, 2014):  Ado-Ekiti – Hundreds of supporters of Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose on Friday trooped to the streets to protest alleged plan by members of the state House of Assembly to impeach the governor.

The protesters, under the aegis of Positive Minds Club for Teachers (PMCT), first converged on Fajuyi Park, Ado Ekiti with placards in the early hours of the day.

The protesters later marched to Ijigbo roundabout, Okesha, Okeyinmin areas of Ado Ekiti, where they were addressed by two of their leaders.   More....

Supporters protest alleged plot to impeach Fayose

Punch (Saturday, October 25, 2014):  by Kamarudeen Ogundele

Hundreds of supporters of the Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, on Friday trooped to the streets, protesting alleged plan by members of the state House of Assembly to impeach the governor.

The protesters, under the aegis of Positive Minds Club for Teachers, converged on Fajuyi Park in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, with placards bearing various inscriptions criticising the Assembly.

They proceeded from the popular Fajuyi Park to Ijigbo roundabout where they were addressed by two of their leaders.   More....

Tributes as Oyo goes home

Punch (Saturday, October 25, 2014):  by Tunde Ajaja

The remains of a former Managing Director, News Agency of Nigeria, Mrs. Oluremi Oyo, has been buried in Lagos on Friday.

At a funeral mass for Oyo, dignitaries, including the immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, his Osun State counterpart, Mr. Olagunsoye Oyinlola, family members and former colleagues, described the late media icon as a dedicated and hardworking professional who lived a life worthy of emulation.

Oyo, who was a Senior Special Assistant to former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Media and Publicity, died on October 1, 2014 at the age of 62 while she was undergoing treatment for a cancer-related ailment in the United Kingdom.   More....

Fayose extends olive branch to Ekiti lawmakers

Nigerian Tribune (Friday, October 24, 2014):  Sam Nwaoko - Ado-Ekiti

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State has charged the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Dr Adewale Omirin, and members of the assembly to work with his administration to ensure the growth of the state.

Fayose told Omirin, who was among the dignitaries who witnessed the inauguration of Mr Dele Omotosho as a high court judge in the state, that “the interest of Ekiti was far greater than personal or individual interest.”

Both men were among those who sat on the high table during the event.   More....
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