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    ‘I’ll hit harder’ — Fani-Kayode speaks after honouring police invitation

‘I’ll hit harder’ — Fani-Kayode speaks after honouring police invitation

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, says the police invited him over an article he wrote on "hegemony and terrorism".He disclosed this after he left the force headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday.The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain commended the police for being professional but vowed not to relent in his criticisms."Left the Inspector General of Police's office after a [...]

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    Fani-Kayode honours police invitation over ‘inciting publication’

Fani-Kayode honours police invitation over ‘inciting publication’

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, has honoured the invitation of the police at the force headquarters, Abuja.The police had invited Fani-Kayode over alleged conspiracy, criminal and inciting publication.Habu Sani, commissioner of police in charge of IG monitoring unit, force headquarters, signed the letter inviting him for questioning.In response, the former minister had said the letter was vague and asked the [...]

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    Fani-Kayode: Ghanaian, Kenyan presidents are good speakers… how did we end up with Buhari?

Fani-Kayode: Ghanaian, Kenyan presidents are good speakers… how did we end up with Buhari?

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, says it baffles him how Nigeria ended up with a leader like President Muhammadu Buhari.Commenting via his Twitter handle on Thursday, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain compared the Nigerian president to three of his African counterparts whom he said speak better."If you want to hear a real African leader speak, listen to [...]

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    ‘I have crucial matters lined up this week’ — FFK asks police to reschedule invitation

‘I have crucial matters lined up this week’ — FFK asks police to reschedule invitation

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, has faulted the invitation extended to him by the police for alleged conspiracy, criminal and inciting publication.He said the police failed to mention the parties involved in the case as well as the issue being investigated.In the letter signed by Habu Sani, commissioner of police in charge of the IG monitoring unit, force [...]

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    Police invite Fani-Kayode over ‘inciting publication’

Police invite Fani-Kayode over ‘inciting publication’

The Nigeria police force has invited Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, for alleged conspiracy, criminal and inciting publication.The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain was given up till Tuesday to appear before one Usman Garba, a police officer.In a letter reportedly seen by PUNCH, the police said the invitation was based purely on a fact-finding mission.The letter dated August 20, [...]

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    Fani-Kayode: Unlike Melaye, I was never blind politically

Fani-Kayode: Unlike Melaye, I was never blind politically

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, says he was never politically blind.Fani-Kayode said this while responding to a tweet by Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, posted on Sunday."My brother FFK and I are both returnee to PDP. He only got healed of political blindness before me. Thank God we both can now see. Once we were blind [...]

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    EXTRA: Fani-Kayode got healed of political blindness before me, says Melaye

EXTRA: Fani-Kayode got healed of political blindness before me, says Melaye

Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, says Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister, got healed of political blindness before him.Fani-Kayode was a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the party Melaye has indicated interest in leaving any moment from now.The ex-minister left APC for PDP in 2014 and campaigned actively for ex-President Goodluck Jonathan just like Melaye did for President [...]

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    Atiku’s comment sparks friction between Fani-Kayode, Omokri

Atiku’s comment sparks friction between Fani-Kayode, Omokri

Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation, and Reno Omokri, former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, squared off on Twitter over the opinion of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar on how herdsmen should be referred to.In an interview on March 8, Abubakar said it was wrong to refer to killer herdsmen as Fulani."It is a misnomer to use the term ‘killer herdsmen of Fulani [...]

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    Counsel’s ill health stalls Fani-Kayode’s trial

Counsel’s ill health stalls Fani-Kayode’s trial

A federal high court sitting in Abuja on Tuesday adjourned the trial of Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation, till July 7, as a result of his counsel’s ill health.The court had earlier adjourned on April 25 for cross-examination following the testimony of Victor Ehiabhi, the first prosecution witness.At the resumed hearing, Abubakar Yusuf, the defence counsel, who stood in [...]

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    Buhari, Osinbajo will remain together beyond 2023, says presidential aide

Buhari, Osinbajo will remain together beyond 2023, says presidential aide

Lauretta Onochie, personal assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on social media, says the president and Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will remain together beyond 2023.She said this on Facebook and Twitter while reacting to the remark made by Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation, criticising Osinbajo for saying Buhari treats him as a son.Osinbajo had said this during a recent visit [...]

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    Fani-Kayode: NIA DG did not spend a kobo on Jonathan’s campaign

Fani-Kayode: NIA DG did not spend a kobo on Jonathan’s campaign

Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation, says ex-President Goodluck Jonathan's campaign was not funded by Ayo Oke, suspended director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA).Fani-Kayode said this after Deji Adeyanju, former director, new media of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), alleged that campaign funds were shared and diverted during the 2015 presidential election.There were reports that the monies discovered in [...]

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    DSS bars Fani-Kayode, journalists from witnessing Kanu’s trial

DSS bars Fani-Kayode, journalists from witnessing Kanu’s trial

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    Seized $43m: Amaechi files N2bn suit against Fani-Kayode, Fayose’s spokesman

Seized $43m: Amaechi files N2bn suit against Fani-Kayode, Fayose’s spokesman

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, has filed a N2 billion suit against Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, and Lere Olayinka, spokesman of Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti state.The duo had accused Amaechi of owning the $43 million which the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) found in a Lagos residence.In separate letters to Fani-Kayode and Olayinka, Lateef Fagbemi, [...]

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    Judge withdraws from Fani-Kayode’s corruption trial

Judge withdraws from Fani-Kayode’s corruption trial

Justice Muslim Hassan has withdrawn from presiding over the alleged N4.9bn fraud case involving former minister of aviation Femi Fani-Kayode.Hassan, a judge of the federal high court in Lagos, on Thursday, declined further hearing of the case filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).He ordered that the case file be returned to Ibrahim Aluta, chief judge of the federal [...]

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    Plea bargain: Fani-Kayode, lawyer sing different tunes (updated)

Plea bargain: Fani-Kayode, lawyer sing different tunes (updated)

Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation, and Ahmed Raji, his counsel, are not on the same page regarding a case involving him at the federal high court in Abuja.On Monday, Raji had told the court to adjourn his client's case to allow him to explore other options of settlement.Raji made the application, saying since the money involved was "only N26m", he [...]

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    Fani-Kayode: Nnamdi Kanu is Ojukwu and Zik rolled into one

Fani-Kayode: Nnamdi Kanu is Ojukwu and Zik rolled into one

Femi Fani-Kayode says the Igbo people are lucky to have Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the secessionist Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), whom he described as Nnamdi Azikiwe and Chukwuemeka Ojukwu in one person.Azikiwe was the governor-general and later president of Nigeria from 1960 to 1966 after serving a premier of the old eastern region.Ojukwu, an Oxford graduate and former military governor [...]

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