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N4.6 billion fraud: Trial of Nenadi Usman, Femi Fani-Kayode stalled

The money laundering trial involving a former Minister of Finance, Nenadi Usman, and Femi Fani-Kayode, was stalled at the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Monday due to the absence of the presiding judge, Justice Rilwan Aikawa.
A suspected suicide-bomber whose name was unknown was arrested on Sunday in Living Faith Church also known as Winners’ Chapel situated at Sabon Tasha, Chikun Local Government Area in Kaduna State.

I attended Winners Chapel Bible school – Suspected suicide bomber

Nathaniel Samuel, the 30-year-old suspected suicide bomber, arrested on Sunday, February 1st with explosives at the Sabon Tasha branch of the Living Faith Church, aka Winners chapel, has confessed that he is indeed a Christian.
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Lawyer’s absence stalls Femi Fani-Kayode’s ‘N5.9 billion fraud’ trial

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Thursday adjourned the trial of former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, due to the absence of one of the defence lawyers.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Amotekun: We won’t succumb to blackmail – Southwest governors

The Six South West governors, weekend, declared that they will not “capitulate to blackmail” from within or outside the region, and reaffirmed that the South West security initiative, Amotekun, is neither a regional army nor an ethnic agenda aimed at obliterating and undermining national cohesion.
Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has threatened to expose corrupt leaders in the north.

Nnamdi Kanu: I will give Yorubas one million IPOB members to support Amotekun

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has in a live broadcast on the 15th of January 2020, backed the South West security outfit called Operation Amotekun, saying that his group would do anything to ensure that Amotekun stays in Yoruba land.
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Femi Fani-Kayode: Hisbah is okay, but Amotekun is illegal

Former aviation minister Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to the decision by the Federal government to declare Amotekun, the security outfit set up by southwest governors, an illegal organization.
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Femi Fani-Kayode: Supreme Court judgment sacking Governor Ihedioha ‘nonsense’

Femi Fani-Kayode, ex-Aviation Minister and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described the Supreme Court’s judgment sacking Emeka Ihedioha as Imo State Governor as nonsense.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Money laundering: Ministry paid firm N800 million without contract – witness

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday heard that the Ministry of External Affairs, in 2015, paid N800 million into the account of a firm, Jointrust Dimension Limited, without a contract.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

VP Osinbajo: Group slams Femi Fani-Kayode, Yinka Odumakin

The Initiative to Save Democracy, a pressure group, says that the relationship between President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo remains mutually respectful.
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Femi Fani-Kayode: I didn’t ask anyone to write petition against Justice Tsoho

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has denied writing a petition against the acting Chief Justice of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho.
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Xenophobia: Only Julius Malema can save South Africa now – Femi Fani-Kayode

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Femi Fani-Kayode, has revealed the man that can save South Africa at this moment.
Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to the open letter written to President Muhammadu Buhari by former President, Olusegun Obasanjo.

Xenophobia: Cyril Ramaphosa a devious ingrate – Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Minister of Aviation ,has attacked the South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa, for supporting the mass killings of Nigerians in his country, describing him as a devious ingrate.
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Femi Fani-Kayode: Northern Christians are being destroyed

Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode says that Christians in Northern Nigeria are being destroyed as a result the security crises occasioned by the rise of Boko Haram and the herder-farmer conflict, which has led to a substantial loss of lives.
Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to the open letter written to President Muhammadu Buhari by former President, Olusegun Obasanjo.

Coalition warns against arresting Femi Fani-Kayode over trumped-up charges

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CCSO) has warned the federal government to shelve alleged plans to arrest a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi-Fani Kayode over trump-up charges, saying such is capable of further denting the image of the country before the international community.
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Femi Fani-Kayode: It’s very dishonest of Bishop Kukah to compare Fulani with Igbo

Nigeria’s former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has attacked the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Most Revd. Matthew Hassan Kukah, for comparing the situation of the Fulani in the South today to a situation of the Igbo in the north in 1966.
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu while paying tribute to the late Mrs Olufunke Olakunrin – Photo By Ayodele Efunla

Asiwaju Tinubu: Olufunke Olakunrin gave her best to humanity

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described late Mrs Olufunke Olakunrin, the daughter of Chairman of Pan Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, as someone who gave her best to the humanity and worthy of emulation.
Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to the open letter written to President Muhammadu Buhari by former President, Olusegun Obasanjo.

Femi Fani-Kayode: Southwest governors’ response to Fulani herdsmen nonsensical

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has taken a swipe at Southwest governors over their reaction to invasion of their territories by rampaging Fulani herdsmen.
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Ex-Minister: Call for former President Obasanjo’s arrest reckless, irresponsible

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has cautioned Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore over its call for the arrest of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

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UN: 2.1 million people to face food insecurity in Sahel

An unprecedented 2.1 million people in the Sahel region will not have access to enough food, with the Covid-19 pandemic likely to hamper aid operations, a projection by the World Food Programme (WFP) showed.
Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, who stated this yesterday during the daily briefing of the Taskforce, added that the federal government would also put in place measures to control the movement of nomadic herdsmen who go across the border in search of greener pastures for their cattle.

Nigeria: Spike in coronavirus infections fueled by porous land borders

The federal government has explained the spike in the number of Covid-19 infections in the country, blaming it on the porous nature of Nigeria’s land borders and predicting that soon, there could be more infections in the eastern flank of the country as people move on foot across borders.