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Nigeria

Dr Kayode Fayemi

Date of Birth: 09/02/1965
Place of Birth: Isan-Ekiti


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Oil, the political lubricant

The APC-run states in the south-west, especially Lagos under Governor Babatunde Fashola and Ekiti under Kayode Fayemi, won a reputation for high accountability and more effective social spending...


The Jonathan surge

The APC incumbent, Kayode Fayemi, lost to Ayo Fayose by a wide margin after a brutal campaign...


Ekiti, the shape of things to come

Ekiti Governor Kayode Fayemi, representing the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), had campaigned on a platform of three and half years of social reform and trying to cut corruption in the civil service...

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Poison politics

The contest for the governorship in Ekiti State on 21 June is heating up, with the APC chieftains – former military leader Muhammadu Buhari, ex-Lagos Governor Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Kano Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso and Rivers Governor Rotimi Amaechi – pitching up in Edo Ekiti on 21 May to support Governor Kayode Fayemi's campaign for re-election...


Small earthquake, President slightly hurt

There are a few exceptions in the APC strongholds in the south-west, where support for Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola and his counterpart in Ekiti, Kayode Fayemi, is based on their popularity but also on their policies, which have palpably improved schools and health services, and cleaned up the environment...

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Opposition on all fronts

There are strong ACN candidates for the presidential or vice-presidential nomination, such as state governors Babatunde Raji Fashola (Lagos), Kayode Fayemi (Ado Ekiti), Rauf Aregbesola (Osun) and Adams Oshiomole (Edo)...


More summits, more funds

Samsung is now working with Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State in Nigeria to create an engineering academy and an assembly plant...


Governors, godfathers and guts

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi, who has a good track record after fighting a three-year court battle to overturn a fraudulent PDP victory in 2007, saw his ACN party win all three Senate seats in the state and control of the State Assembly...


Jonathan’s primary colours

The ACN’s choice of youngish candidates to run for the National and State Assemblies and its voter registration campaign among younger Nigerians is working, as is its pick of credible governorship candidates such as Kayode Fayemi in Ekiti State...


Atiku, Buhari and Ribadu - the great northern hopes

Yet the PDP is losing its political dominance, especially in the south: Kayode Fayemi of the ACN overturned the 2007 election of the PDP's Segun Oni as Governor of Ekiti State in an epic legal battle and was sworn in on 16 October; on 26 November, the ACN's Rauf Aregbesola was declared Governor of Osun State after the courts overturned the election of the PDP's Olagunsoye Oyinlola; and Great Ovedje Ogboru of the Democratic People's Party has persuaded the courts to annul the governorship election of the PDP's Emmanuel Uduaghan in Delta State...


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