(Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters) The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, and the Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu are two prominent Southwest leaders who recently visited Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in the United Kingdom. Governor Kayode Fayemi is the chairman of the Nigerian Governors' forum, while Governor Rotimi Akeredolu is the chairman of the Southwest Governors' forum.
The Ekiti State governor, Mr. Kayode Fayemi, has broken silence over the 2023 presidency. The top All Progresives Congress politician revealed his mind to the people when he was granting an interview to a popular television. But if he truly has interest in the job, there are two things he may have to do.
Photo Credit: Vanguard It appears that the momentum is gradually building in favour of former Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose to emerge as People's Democratic Party Chairman during the Peoples Democratic Party National Convention slated for October 31, 2021, in Abuja. Until a few weeks ago, Fayose's name was not in the conversation for the chairmanship race.
Tinubu had surgery, I visited him in London to show support- Fayemi Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi, has said that he visited All Progressives Congress National Leader, Bola Tinubu, in London recently to show support for the ailing politician.
With all indications, intrigues, and horse-trading in the opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), there is the possibility that they might be zoned their presidential ticket to the North as nobody in the South has signified openly in the party to be contesting for the party’s presidential election in the upcoming General elections in 2023.
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Photos Credit: Google Ekiti: Former Gov, Oni, Picks PDP Governorship Form Former governor of Ekiti State, Chief Segun Oni, yesterday picked the expression of interest and nomination forms of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the governorship election scheduled to hold next year.
Many Governors have spoken out on the ongoing crisis over who has the right to collect Value Added Tax between the Federal Inland Revenue Service and the state governments. Photo credit: Vanguard Since the VAT crisis started, many influential political players have spoken on the issue. While some political players spoke against the idea of state administration of VAT because of its negative consequences on states with low taxes, some political players have commended the idea and believed it is the way to go.
Political parties in Ekiti State in the South West region of Nigeria are now making preparations ahead of the governorship election coming up next year. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed June 18 as the day for the election for the people to elect their prefered candidates.
Two key issues may make both Ayodele Fayose and Seyi Makinde clash again. They are the most powerful politicians of the People's Democratic Party in the southwest region. And there would be clash of interest over two matters within the party. Even the two issues may be the last straw to break the carmel's back.
Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, has some chances to outshine Bola Ahmed Tinubu ahead of the 2023 general elections. Even there is no better opportunity for Fayemi than the current one that he may not even notice. There are two special things Mr. Fayemi needs to do before the former Lagos State governor returns to the country.
Everything that has ever happened in Nigeria has its own story, even plan crash. The very first Plane crash in Nigeria took place in the year 1942, on April 12. It happened on a particular Hill in Ikogosi, Ekiti State, the hill is Identified as the Igbo ilapa hill.
Today's Headlines: Fayemi Speaks On Tinubu's Health, Northerners Are Happy Buhari Is In Power-Lamido
Photo Credit: Google Fayemi Speaks On Tinubu's Health Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Kayode Fayemi, has said that he visited All Progressives Congress National Leader, Bola Tinubu, in London recently to show support for the ailing politician.
Photo Credit: Vanguard Only a few years ago not many people knew a lot about Seyi Makinde, the current Governor of Oyo State. He is unlike most Nigerian politicians because he made his name in the business world. But since he emerged as Governor in 2019, Makinde has risen fast on the ladder of political power and influence.
The Nation newspaper has reported that pressure has been mounted on former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Peter Fayose to run for the chairmanship position of the main opposition party, the People's Democratic Party. Ayodele Peter Fayose, a chieftain of the People's Democratic Party is one of the most respected and revered leaders in the party.
All the governors from the Southern part of Nigeria meet in Enugu on Thursday to discuss the challenges and solutions to the problems facing the region and the entire nation. Unfortunately, out of the 17 governors in the region, only nine Governors were present at the meeting, seven Governors were represented by the Deputy Governors, while a Governor refused to attend and also refused to send a representative.
Dr. Kayode Fayemi is the executive governor of Ekiti State and Chairman of Nigeria's governor's forum. As the Chairman governors forum, Fayemi has the responsibility of traveling to Abuja and other States frequently as needs may arise, to be able to achieve the objectives of the forum.
The Southern Governors Forum has agreed to enact an anti-open grazing law to end farmers' and herders' clashes in the southern part of the country. The decision of the governors has generated different reactions among Nigerians. The presidency and some prominent politicians from the North are also against the decision of the governors.
Two lovers who were abducted last Sunday, just a week to their wedding ,in Ekiti State , have regained their freedom. They were reported to have been released in a bush around Ayedun area of the state on Thursday, September 23, 2021, after ransom was paid.
Besides being famous for housing a popular tourist attraction where warm and cold springs meet, Ikogosi in Ekiti State happens to be the first place where a plane crash incident occurred in Nigeria. The first plane crash in Nigeria happened on the 12th of April, 1942 at about 8:15 pm on a hill called Igbo Ilapa in the quiet town of Ikogosi, Ekiti State.
The Senate President of Nigeria, Ahmad Lawan has bagged a chieftaincy title during the first anniversary of the coronation of the Oluyin of Iyin, Oba Adeola Ajakaiye in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Nigeria. According to report, President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, stormed Ekiti for his conferment of a new Chieftaincy title of Aare Akorewolu of Iyin Kingdom, according to a statement via the official Facebook page of the Senate president, where pictures of his arrivals were also shared few hours ago.