After about 6 years in office as President and Commander in Chief, His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari is gradually drawing closer to the end of his second term in office and by February 2023, fresh elections would be conducted. Already, several names have come up as potential candidates to replace President Buhari with the Likes of Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, Kayode Fayemi, Atitu Abubakar, Yahaya Bello all allegedly interested in taking over from President Buhari.
It is no more news that the national Leader of the All Progressives Congress APC and the former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu may be contesting the 2023 Presidential race under the Platform of the Party. However, Tinubu deserves more support from the southwest Governors under the Platform of APC because of the roles, he has played during their Governorship Elections.
Ahead of the June 18, 2022 governorship election in Ekiti State, there is a need for the former Governor of the State, Ayodele Fayose, to add to his efforts if he wants to gain back his status as a leader to reckon with in the state.
Many residents and indigenes are anxiously waiting for Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi to name his preferred aspirant who will challenge other aspirants in the All Progressive Congress (APC) primary election. (Photo Credit - Premium Times Newspaper) The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed June 18, 2022, for the Ekiti governorship election.
Governor of Ekiti state, Governor Kayode Fayemi. (Photo credit: Vanguard news) The Governor of Ekiti state, Governor Kayode Fayemi on Wednesday inaugurated a 260,000 capacity first private-owned cemetery in the state. Speaking at the inauguration of the 'Citigate Park and Garden Cemetery' located at Eminrim area of the state, Fayemi said the facility had the capacity to avert environmental hazards and safeguard the health of the citizens.
Although the 2023 presidential election is still about about two years away, diverse political intrigues are already coming into play within political parties, especially in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Photo credit: Vox Such political intrigues was witnessed on Monday, when Southern Governors’ Forum after it meeting in Lagos, endorsed Rotational Presidency and also resolved that the 2023 presidency should go to the South.
Photo: Map of Nigeria with Ekiti state highlighted, culled from The Punch As the next governorship election in Ekiti State draws nearer, there are more concerns on who succeeds the incumbent Governor Kayode Fayemi of the state. The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) will be playing a defensive role in the Ekiti State 2022 Governorship election while the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) will be deploying every attacking tactic at their disposal in order to ensure victory at the poll.
The governor of Abia State, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu recently received his plaque and certificate for the Governor of the Year 2019 award, but the inscription on his T-shirt caught our eyes. The 2019/2020 edition of the Vanguard Personality of the Year Award could not hold last year due to COVID-19 held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos on Saturday, 17th July 2021.
John Olukayode Fayemi ( born 9 February 1965) is a Nigerian politician who is currently serving as the Governor of Ekiti State, in office since 16 October 2018. He previously served in office between 2010 and 2014 before losing re-election to Ayodele Fayose. Fayemi served as Minister of Solid Minerals Development in President Muhammadu Buhari's cabinet from 11 November 2015 to 30 may 2018, when he resigned to contest for a second time as Governor of Ekiti State.
On Monday, 13th June 2021, Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola; Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Mr. Babafemi Ojudu; Chairman, Ministerial Taskforce on Expartriate Quota and Business Permit, Hon. Bola Ilori yesterday paid a courtesy visit to the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Olukayode Fayemi at the Ekiti State Government House in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State Capital.
Southern governors on Monday, July 5, made some announcement during a closed-door meeting in Lagos which was held to discuss issues concerning their region. The meeting which was hosted by Governor Bababjide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state had in attendance; Governor of Oyo State (Seyi Makinde), Ogun State Governor (Dapo Abiodun), Osun State Governor (Gboyega Oyetola), Ekiti State Governor (Kayode Fayemi), Rivers State Governor (Nyesom Wike), Bayelsa Governor (Duoye Diri), Enugu Governor (Emeka Ugwuanyi), Ondo State Governor (Rotimi Akeredolu), Delta State Governor (Ifeanyi Okowa), and Akwa Ibom Governor, Udom Emmanuel.
As the 2023 General Elections assembles gather stream, the uproar for a Southern President is leaving nobody in question as noticeable Politicians inside the decision All Progressives Congress (APC) are now taking underground actions to challenge for the Number One Position. Underneath is the Names of Four APC Gladiators that may challenge themselves for the 2023 APC Presidential Ticket.
Today's Headlines: "Over 76,000 Nigerians Killed In 10 Yrs" -Fayemi, Bandits Release Kaduna Students
"Over 76,000 Nigerians Killed In 10 Yrs" -Fayemi Photo Credit: Naija News Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says over 76,000 people have been reported dead across the country in 10 years, as a result of insecurity. Fayemi spoke on Thursday at the launch of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) Peace and Inclusive Security Initiative (PISI) in Abuja.
The meeting which was reportedly attended by some southern governor has commenced in Lagos State. Present at the emergency meeting is the Governor of Ondo State identified as Rotimi Akeredolu, the Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, the Governor of Ekiti State identified as Kayode Fayemi, the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and other governors.
Best wishes have started pouring in for Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, on his eighty-seven birthday with Governors, social activists, musicians, and Nigerians, celebrating the academic who speaks up always and who doesn't allow the "man" to die in him in the face of tyranny.
The Southern governors converged at Lagos on Monday 5th July, 2021 for an emergency meeting on impending matters about their region. As reported by the Punch Newspapers, the governors issued a communique at the end of the meeting which was read by Gov. Akeredolu and signed by theChairman of the governors' forum, Gov.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday reassured Nigerians of President Buhari's commitment towards lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years. Prof. Osinbajo stated this in Abuja at the inaugural meeting of the National Poverty Reduction with Growth Strategy Steering Committee which took place at the Presidential Villa.
Nigerians are fed up with the current Buhari administration and can't wait for it to be over. Many believe that the All Progressive Congress has been able to deliver on their promise of change since taking over the presidency in 2015. There have been various cases of insecurity in the country; we haven't seen any fruit from the fight against corruption that this administration is waging; kidnapping and banditry are on the rise; and poverty and food scarcity are increasing on a daily basis.
1. Prof. Zulum Babagana ( Borno State) Babagana Umara Zulum ( born August 25, 1969) is a Nigerian professor and politician. He is the serving Governor of Borno State. He obtained a degree in Agriculture Engineering from the University of Maiduguri. He proceeded to the University of Ibadan from 1997 to 1998, where he obtained a Master's degree in Agriculture Engineering.
The Federal Capital Territory Police Command have begin an investigation into the alleged rape of a lady by security aide to Bisi Fayemi, wife of the Governor of Ekiti State. This was disclosed in a statement on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 by Olawale Fapounda, Ekiti State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice.