The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Sunday, July 15, after the election announced that it is set to arrest Governor Ayo Fayose over the Integrated Poultry Project/Biological Concepts Limited N1.3bn fraud case.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that the just concluded Saturday governorship election was generally successful. The commission said it will deploy better technology in further elections.
National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Sunday, July 15, said the election of Dr Kayode Fayemi in Saturday’s gubernatorial poll in Ekiti state was a victory for the people.
A former minister of education, Tunde Adeniran, said that the SDP gubernatorial candidate, Akin Ayegbusi, would have won the election if the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party didn’t resort to buying votes.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau’s convoy was on Saturday attacked by displaced persons living at Internally Displaced Persons Camp in Jos. Windscreen of many vehicles in the governor's convoy were shattered during the attack.
National Chairman, People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, on Sunday, July 15, has urged Nigerians who believe in democracy not to be deterred by the outcome of Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti.
The governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday, July 15, congratulated Kayode Fayemi, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Ekiti governorship election, for his victory. Saraki also prayed for him.
Hajia Aisha, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, joined other prominent Nigerians on Sunday, July 15, in celebration of the electoral victory of former minister, Kayode Fayemi, in the Ekiti gubernatorial poll held on recently.
The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the national level, on Sunday, July 15, rejected the result of the governorship election held on Saturday, July 14, in Ekiti and which favoured Kayode Fayemi.
After the Ekiti governorship polls, Atiku Abubakar, a former vice president of Nigeria, on Sunday, July 15, advised members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state to remain calm, cooperative and civil.
The information and culture minister, Lai Mohammed, on Sunday, July 15, described the victory of Kayode Fayemi at the governorship election held in Ekiti state as a defeat for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Buhari Osinbajo Dynamic Support Group, a northern association, has promised the president and his vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, their encouragement and not less than 40 million votes come 2019 presidential election.
Nigeria’s presidency, on Sunday, July 15, mocked Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state, calling him a ‘high-powered nothing’ and saying the Kayode Fayemi’s victory was a referendum in favour of Muhammadu Buhari.
Some Ekiti people resident in Abuja on Sunday, July 15, faulted the outcome of the governorship election held on Saturday, July 14, which Kayode Fayemi won saying the exercise was against the popular wish of the people.
John Kayode Fayemi the winner of the 2018 Ekiti governorship election, before his victory went through his fair share of ordeal, struggle and pain in his journey to success. He was declared winner of the polls on Sunday, July 15.
Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigeria’s former president, on Sunday, July 15, wrote to the winner of the winner of the just-concluded governorship election in Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi, congratulating him on his victory in the exercise.
Chris Okotie, founder of the House of God International Ministry has called on Nigeria’s two major political parties All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic party (PDP) to adopt him as their presidential candidate.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, July 15, departed the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for Netherlands. The president is the only world leader invited to deliver a keynote address during the Solemn Hearing
In reaction to the accusation levied against her by Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti, Amina Zakari, INEC's national commissioner, on Sunday, July 15 demanded a public apology from him. Fayose made the accusation on Monday, July 2.
A preacher with Living Faith Church (a.k.a.: Winners’ Chapel) on Sunday morning, July 15, ran a mid-size wagon into an ecstatic crowd welcoming the victory of Kayode Fayemi at Oye local government area, of Ekiti state.
The Ekiti Broadcast Service (EBS), for allegedly announcing false results of the state governorship election, was ordered to be immediately shut down by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Saturday, July 14.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in a statement signed by the national publicity secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi has congratulated Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the party’s candidate, on his election as the Governor of Ekiti state.