Tag: Fani-Kayode

EFCC Arrest: It was an invitation and friendly chat — Fani-Kayode

Former Aviation Minister, Femi-Fani Kayode (FFK) has reacted to reports of his arrest by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). NewsWireNGR gathered that FFK was arrested by the anti-graft agency over alleged forgery and manipulation of documents. He however denied being arrested and instead claimed it was “an invitation and[Read More…]

APC members angry at red carpet reception given to Fani-Kayode – DG, APC Governors Forum, Salihu Lukman

Salihu Lukman, director-general of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), has said that a majority of the All Progressives Congress (APC) members are against the defection of Femi Fani-Kayode. On Thursday, the former minister of aviation who decamped from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling APC was presented to[Read More…]

Governors’ Defection: Your claim is an insult on my person, Umahi tells Fani-Kayode

The governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi, has warned the former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, to “withdraw the statement” where he claimed he (FFK) facilitated his defection to the APC. Recall Fani-Kayode on Thursday officially defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), while claiming his move was being “led[Read More…]

Sanwo-Olu’s aide blasts Fani-Kayode defection to APC, says he has no electoral value 

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Special Adviser to Governor Bababjide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Drainage and Water Resources, Joe Igbokwe, has criticised the party for accepting Femi Fani-Kayode, who defected from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Recall that Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation was on[Read More…]

Defection: Gumi punches spirit-led Fani Kayode, says he is ‘Judas of Oduduwa’

Controversial Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has punched former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode (FFK), over his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC) despite his strong criticism of the party and its stakeholders. NewsWireNGR had earlier reported that FFK on Thursday officially joined the ruling party as he was welcomed[Read More…]

Akwa Ibom Journalists boycott Fani-Kayode’s press conference

The state chapter of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Akwa Ibom state has directed its members to boycott a press conference planned for Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation. In a statement on Friday, the chapter asked journalists not to attend any activity organised by the former[Read More…]

I only reprimanded him for a premeditated plan to embarrass me – Fani-Kayode responds to NUJ

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has said that the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) misinterpreted his angry outburst against a reporter. In a video now gone viral, Fani-Kayode had verbally attacked Eyo Charles, a Daily Trust journalist who asked him a question at a press conference in Calabar, Cross River state,[Read More…]

Daily Trust condems Fani-Kayode’s verbal assault on journalist, says journalists must not be intimidated

The management of Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust, has condemned what it called the reprehensible actions of Femi Fani-Kayode, who in a video clip now gone viral, verbally assaulted – repeatedly journalist Eyo Charles at a media roundtable in Calabar In a press statement released on Tuesday, the[Read More…]

Femi Fani-Kayode insults and disgraces the North; Zamfara community leaders allege

The Emir of Shinkafi, Alhaji Muhammad Makwashe has been given 24-hour ultimatum to withdraw the traditional title he conferred on former aviation minister Femi Fani-Kayode. This is as two traditional titleholders in the emirate resigned their positions in protest against the conferment of Sadaukin Shinkafi on Fani Kayode. The two[Read More…]

Christians Being Slaughtered In Nigeria, Fani-Kayode Tells Sultan Of Sokoto

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has replied the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, on the claim that Christians are not targets of attacks in Nigeria. The traditional ruler had described as partisan the stand of Christian Association of Nigeria supporting the listing of the country by the United States[Read More…]