Fani-Kayode, Melaye to debut in new Nollywood series

Former minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, is set to feature in a new Nollywood series with the title ‘Silent Prejudice’. The politician took to his social media page on Monday to announce that he would be making his acting debut with a cameo appearance in the series alongside his wife and ex-Senator, Dino Melaye. Fani-Kayode who shared pictures of himself on set with Nollywood veterans including Larry Coldsweat and Obi Idejimba noted that the series was based on the Osu Caste system and is endorsed by the Nigerian Human Rights Commission. He…

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Alleged N4.6bn fraud: Fani-kayode, others’ trial resumes Feb 24

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The trial of a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, over alleged N4.6 billion fraud would on February 24, 2020, resume before Justice Mohammed Aikawa, of a Federal High Court, Lagos. Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of State for Finance, Mrs. Esther Nenadi Usman and one Danjuma Yusuf and a firm, Jointrust Dimensions Limited were currently standing trial before the court on a 17-count charge bordering on the alleged offence. Further hearing in the trial was stalled yesterday owing to the absence of one of the defence lawyers, Clement Onwuenwuenor. Onwuenwuenor,…

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Fani-Kayode warns against toying with democracy

A former Minister of Aviation and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, yesterday, warned the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) against the dangers of toying with the nation’s democracy. Fani-Kayode, who gave the warning in his reaction to the outcome of the Osun State governorship election, particularly advised President Muhammadu Buhari, National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomole and Osun State governor, Rauf Aregbesola against playing with fire. He said: “The police and army prevented PDP…

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Fani-Kayode reports to police 12 noon today

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Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation, has said he will report to the Force Headquarters to honour the summon of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. Fani-Kayode, also a former Minister of Culture and Tourism, was invited by Idris for an interview on August 28, 2018. However, Fani-Kayode said he was unable then to honour the invitation, asking for its rescheduling to September 4, 2018 (today). He said in a terse statement on Tuesday morning: “I will report to the Inspector General of Police’s office at Force…

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Alleged conspiracy: Fani-Kayode asks court to declare police invitation illegal

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, yesterday asked the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to stop the police from inflicting on him any form of unlawful arrest and detention. The police had last week invited Fani-Kayode to appear at the Force Headquarters before August 28, for alleged ‘conspiracy, criminal defamation, inciting publication, injurious falsehood and conduct likely to cause a breach of peace.’ However, in a motion on notice dated August 28, 2018 and marked FHC/ABJ/ CS/917/ 2018, the former minister had asked the court to declare…

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PDP to police: Come clear on Fani Kayode’s invitation

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Nigeria Police to come out clear on invitation extended to former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani Kayode, to appear before it tomorrow for alleged conspiracy, criminal defamation and inciting publication. The PDP, in a statement yesterday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said while it was not against any lawful step by the police in carrying out its duties, the force should ensure that it was not being used by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in its desperate quest to muzzle…

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Abusing CAN is deepest insult christians – Fani-Kayode

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A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has said that the statement made by the presidential assistant, Lauretta Onochie, against the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) is an indication that President Muhammadu Buhari is “anti-Christ”.   CAN on Wednesday, had beckoned on Buhari to restrain his aide from attacking and addressing others with “absolute recklessness.”   CAN had condemned Onochie’s description of the Christian body as “CAN of worms” on her Twitter account.   Lauretta had tweeted, “Prime Minister Theresa May, a Christian, is in a mosque doing what humans…

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Fani-Kayode’s wife delivers triplets on her birthday

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Precious, wife of former Aviation Minister, Dr. Femi Fani-Kayode, was yesterday delivered a set of triplets. Precious, who gave birth to three boys, made the announcement on her Instagram page on yesterday. The former beauty queen further revealed the names of her new babies. She wrote via her handle @snowhiteey: “Thank you Lord for these special birthday gifts. My target was 35 weeks and exactly today, Ragnar, Aiden and Liam just arrived. “I’m doing fine and so are my boys. Thanks for your prayers and wishes, I really do appreciate.”

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Fani-Kayode paid N2.1m surcharge for excess withdrawal – Witness

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  A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, was surcharged to the tune of over N2 million by Zenith Bank Plc, for withdrawing above the threshold of N5 million between March and June 2015 from a personal account he kept with the bank.   This was revealed yesterday during the cross-examination of a compliance officer with the bank, Teslim Ajuwon, at the on-going trial of Fani-Kayode and three others before Justice Rilwan Mohammed Aikawa of a Federal High Court in Lagos over alleged N4.6 billion fraud.   While being…

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Amaechi demands N750m, N500m from Fayose, Fani-Kayode

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has threatened to sue the Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, and a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, if they did not retract the allegation that the $43 million recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ikoyi last week belonged to him within seven days. Amaechi is also demanding the sum of N750 million from Fayose and N500 million from Fani- Kayode as compensation for the malicious and defamatory claim. Fayose had, through his spokesman, Lere Olayinka, on his…

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