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Femi Fani-Kayode Condemns Attack On Enugu Police Station
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Femi Fani-Kayode Condemns Attack On Enugu Police Station

Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation has condemned the attack on Enugu police station by unknown gunmen. Fani-Kayode on Wednesday via his Twitter handle described the attack as shameful. According to him, it would be a tragedy for anyone to turn Enugu which is a peaceful State to a theatre of war. His tweet read: The attack on an Enugu police station & murder of two policemen by unknown gunmen is shameful & shocking & I condemn it. Enugu is a peaceful state with a God-fearing & God-sent leader & it is a tragedy that anyone would want to turn it into a theater of war or haven for crime.
Herdsmen Caught At Sunday Igboho Mother’s Home – FFK
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Herdsmen Caught At Sunday Igboho Mother’s Home – FFK

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode wrote on Facebook: I just spoke to Sunday Igboho and he told me that three foreign Fulani terrorists were apprehended in his mother's home in Igboho, Oyo state this evening. Their mission was to harm Mama. Two of them escaped whilst the other is with the police (see below). Those that sent them are playing with fire! First of all they burnt down Sunday's house in Ibadan. Secondly a soldier and a fake soldier were caught spying on his Ibadan home. Thirdly two terrorists are caught sneaking into his mothers home with a clear intention to harm her. This is a man whose input brought peace to our nation just two weeks ago and helped to bring to an end the Northern embargo of food to the South after he guaranteed the peace and security of...
Femi Fani-Kayode Caught On Tape Threatening Domestic Staff With Hammer
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Femi Fani-Kayode Caught On Tape Threatening Domestic Staff With Hammer

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has been caught on camera threatening his domestic worker with a hammer. In an exclusive video obtained by SaharaReporters, Fani-Kayode who was holding a hammer was heard asking the worker ‘Why? Why? Why?’ In response, the worker said, “I didn’t allow anybody in sir, they only called to tell me that NEPA people were around.” Sensing he was being recorded, the former Minister walked away and started smiling. Several allegations including sexual harassment and assault have been levelled against Fani-Kayode in the last few days by some of his former domestic staff. They described the former Minister as an erratic and cantankerous man who had the habit of using his bodyguards to assault them and give them corporeal punis...
Wakili’s Arrest: Fani-kayode Doing The Bid Of His Northern Paymasters – OPC
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Wakili’s Arrest: Fani-kayode Doing The Bid Of His Northern Paymasters – OPC

Following the claim by a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode’s that the kidnap warlord, Abdullah Iskilu-Wakili, being interrogated by the police was not the most dreaded Wakili terrorising Igangan and its environs, Oyo state coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Comrade Rotimi Olumo, said Fani-Kayode ‘s claim on Wakili was untrue and a misinformation taken too far. The OPC chieftain described the former minister as a spoiler, agent of destruction, and political featherweight that is reputed for changing narratives and misinforming the public. Olumo, while reacting to the former minister’s claim that the kidnap kingpin apprehended and handed over to the police on Sunday was not Wakili, said Fani-Kayode utterances merited no response but because it came at a t...
The Old Man Arrested Is Not ‘Killer’ Wakili – Femi Fani-Kayode
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The Old Man Arrested Is Not ‘Killer’ Wakili – Femi Fani-Kayode

A septuagenarian arrested by members of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) is not the “wanted Wakili”, according to Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode. Some members of the OPC in Oyo State had, on Sunday, razed a Fulani settlement at Kajola in Ibarapa area of Oyo State before arresting the elderly blind man. In the process, Daily Trust gathered Wakili’s daughter-n-law was killed. In a series of tweets on Tuesday, Fani-Kayode said the old man arrested is not the prime suspect. His tweet read, “One Isikilu Wakili, a foreign terrorist who operates in the Ibarapa area, is the most notorious, dangerous and bloodthirsty terrorist in the South-West today. He killed even more people yesterday. He is even worse than Abu and the old man that is in police custody in Ibadan. ...
Yahaya Bello Explains Why Fani-Kayode Did Not Join APC
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Yahaya Bello Explains Why Fani-Kayode Did Not Join APC

Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello has explained why former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode did not join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). He spoke on Politics Today, Channels Television programme monitored by The Nation, Recall that The Nation had reported that Yahaya Bello, in a two minutes video, claimed the former minister had dumped the PDP for the APC. Also, viral photos of Fani-Kayode meeting with the Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello and the APC interim National Chairman, Mala Buni did set many tongues wagging. Bello said, “Myself and Chief Fani-Kayode are brothers and we are partnering in ensuring there is peace and tranquility across the country. “The Chief Femi Fani-Kayode that everybody knows by the time he met me, I think he had a rethink of wha...
Blockade: Northern Elders Frown At FFK’s Involvement In Peace Deal
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Blockade: Northern Elders Frown At FFK’s Involvement In Peace Deal

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has accused the federal government of allowing private citizens “known for supporting violence against other ethnic groups” to participate actively in affairs of national interest. In a statement on Friday, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, spokesperson of the group, condemned the decision of the federal government to include individuals, “who are supporting threats” to the security of northerners in the south-west, in the peace deal to lift food blockade to the south. In a meeting held on Thursday in Abuja, Yahaya Bello, Kogi state governor, had helped facilitate an agreement to end the protest by northern traders who had blocked food supply to the southern part of the country. At the Thursday meeting, Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, was also...
Food Traders Not Asking For Too Much Compensation – Yahaya Bello
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Food Traders Not Asking For Too Much Compensation – Yahaya Bello

The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, on Thursday met the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), as part of ongoing efforts to further pacify members of the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers in Nigeria who called off their strike on Wednesday. While the strike lasted, members of AUFCDN had blocked the movement of cattle and foodstuffs from the Northern part of the country to the South. But they called off the strike on Wednesday following the intervention of the governor and a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode. Their President, Muhammad Tahir, had said the strike was called off following the Federal Government’s promise to pay N4.75bn compensation, stop multiple taxes and ensure protection of their members, among others. Emerging fro...
Killing Of Hausa Traders Would No Longer Be Tolerated In South – Femi Fani-Kayode
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Killing Of Hausa Traders Would No Longer Be Tolerated In South – Femi Fani-Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, who spoke on behalf of the West and Southern geo-political regions, said the impact of the strike was too heavy to ignore, adding that the killing of any Hausa-Fulani or traders engaged in legal business activities would no longer be tolerated or accepted. “On behalf of the so many people in the South-West, especially Sunday Igboho (Yoruba activist), our commitment to you today is that people of the Hausa- Fulani extraction cannot and will not be attacked in the south.” Fani-Kayode, however, appealed to the FG to address the menace of armed Fulani herdsmen in the forests, whom he said were known to perpetrate all forms of evil, including killing, raping and maiming of Nigerians. Bello, Fani-Kayode presents AFUCDN’s demands to Pr...
Northern Traders To Resume North To South Movement As Yahaya Bello Intervenes
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Northern Traders To Resume North To South Movement As Yahaya Bello Intervenes

After about six days, the Leadership of Cattle and Foodstuff dealers under the aegis of Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria, on Wednesday, agreed to resume the movement of food supplies from the northern part of the country to the southern region. It was gathered that the agreement was reached when the leadership of the trade union met with Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State in Abuja. Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode was also at the meeting. About a week ago, northern traders had embarked on strike over the alleged killing of their members in the southern part of the country. Prices of food commodities like pepper, tomatoes, beef, yam, garri, amongst others, had gone over the roof with many southerners groaning and complaining about the incr...
DSS, Police, Soldiers Attempt To Arrest Sunday Igboho — FFK
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DSS, Police, Soldiers Attempt To Arrest Sunday Igboho — FFK

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode says there was an attempt by security forces to arrest activist Sunday Adeyemo alias Sunday Igboho on Friday. “I just spoke to my brother Sunday Igboho. He told me there was a violent attempt to arrest him this afternoon by a joint team of soldiers, DSS operatives & policemen numbering about 40 on the Ibadan/Lagos Expressway whilst he was on his way to see Baba Ayo Adebanjo in Lagos,” he tweeted. Mr Fani-Kayode condemned the alleged attempt to arrest the activist. “I condemn this attempt to ambush& abduct him. It is not only reckless but also very dangerous. If the security agencies want to see him all they need to do is to invite him to their office. I am not aware of any crime that he has committed & I urge restraint on all...
Some Nigerians Claimed I Had Developed Stroke – Femi Adedina
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Some Nigerians Claimed I Had Developed Stroke – Femi Adedina

Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, said some Nigerians love peddling evil reports about government officials and wish bad things happen to them in the course of their duty. Adesina, who said this in his weekly article titled: ‘My $1.9 Billion In Minnesota Bank’, said some Nigerians had claimed he had developed stroke after a picture he took with a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode surfaced online. While saying life and health belongs to God, Adesina said his only response to those wishing to him stroke is ‘back to sender’. He said: ” People love evil reports, particularly about those serving in government. Have we got so bad as a people, that we can’t have genuine, patriotic service again? Quite baffling. “This leads me to a lie peddled ...
Defection: Uche Secondus, PDP NWC Hold Talks With Fani-Kayode
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Defection: Uche Secondus, PDP NWC Hold Talks With Fani-Kayode

National chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Uche Secondus on Thursday held talks with a former minister of aviation Femi Fami-Kayode. Mr Fani-Kayode has been rumoured to be plotting a move away from the PDP to the All Progressives Congress, an allegation he has denied repeatedly. PDP national publicity secretary Kola Ologbondiyan broke the news of the meeting via Twitter. He said: “The National Chairman of our great party, prince @UcheSecondus in company of NWC members in a meeting with former Minister of Aviation, @realFFK.” Members of the PDP National Working Committee (NWC) were also part of the meeting with the ex-minister. Mr Ologbondiyan quoted Fani-Kayode as assuring the PDP leaders that he was not leaving the party. “If I had any concerns, such conc...
Fani-Kayode Hosts Senator Orji Kalu
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Fani-Kayode Hosts Senator Orji Kalu

Former minister of aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has received Chief Whip of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu. Mr Fani-Kayode revealed that he received the lawmaker representing Abia-North Senatorial District for a dinner at his home on Tuesday evening. In a post across social media platforms on Tuesday, Fani-Kayode said he had a “wonderful time” and “some very fruitful discussions” with Kalu who he claimed has been his friend for over 30 years. He wrote; “I had the honor and privilege of receiving Senator Orji Uzor Kanu in my home for dinner last night. We had a wonderful time and some very fruitful discussions about our country. “Orji and I have been friends and brothers for over 30 years and it is always my pleasure to see him and host him in my home.” ...
Femi Fani-Kayode Mocks Saraki Over Moves To Keep Jonathan In PDP
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Femi Fani-Kayode Mocks Saraki Over Moves To Keep Jonathan In PDP

Former minister of aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has thrown jibes at former Senate President Bukola Saraki who recently led a reconciliation committee of the Peoples Democratic Party on a visit to former President Goodluck Jonathan. Mr Fani-Kayode said in a tweet on Thursday that it was ironic for Saraki to be part of the team after he (Saraki) left the PDP in 2014 and allegedly cost Mr Jonathan the 2015 presidential election. “Interesting to note that the man that led the team to GEJ’s house to appeal to him not to leave the PDP yesterday is the same man that led the rebellion against him & the defection of Governors from the same party in 2014 & cost him the 2015 presidential election. What an irony!” he said. The visit of the PDP reconciliation committee came amid rumour the ...
How Fani-Kayode’s Defection To APC Was Stalled – Salihu Lukman
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How Fani-Kayode’s Defection To APC Was Stalled – Salihu Lukman

The Director General of the Progressive Governor's Forum (PGF), Salihu Moh. Lukman has said the rejection of former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode by members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from defecting to the party despite meeting with the party leadership is an attestation of the strong internal democratic culture of the party. In a statement titled "APC, and the Question of Values" on Friday in Abuja on Friday, Lukman said the fact that members were able to reject Fani-Kayode’s attempt to join the party meant the APC has values. Lukman who is a Chieftain of the ruling party commended the internal democratic credentials of the ruling party, which he said is lacking in the opposition parties, especially the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). “Again,...
Femi Fani-Kayode And His Team Meet Jonathan In Abuja
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Femi Fani-Kayode And His Team Meet Jonathan In Abuja

Former minister of aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has continued his consultation with political leaders, this time meeting with former President Goodluck Jonathan. Mr Fani-Kayode, in a social media post on Wednesday, said he and his team met with Mr Jonathan in Abuja on Tuesday night. “My team and I had the honor and privilege of spending a wonderful evening with President Goodluck Jonathan in his Abuja home last night. None like him,” he said. Fani-Kayode is reported to be considering leaving the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) which he has vehemently criticised over the years. He has also warned against fake quotes attributed to him. “I would advise Nigerians to be very wary about fake quotations that are being attributed to me conc...
Buhari Will Not Accept Femi Fani-Kayode As APC Member – Dr Salihu Lukman lPGF DG
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Buhari Will Not Accept Femi Fani-Kayode As APC Member – Dr Salihu Lukman lPGF DG

The Director-General of the Progressives Governors Forum, Dr. Salihu Lukman, has cautioned the leadership of the All Progressives Congress against admitting former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, into the party. Lukman described as disturbing, the circulation of pictures of a meeting between the APC National Chairman, Governor Mai Mala Buni; Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello; and Fani-Kayode amidst speculations that the Peoples Democratic Party chieftain was being encouraged to join the APC. The PGF DG said this in a statement titled, ‘APC: Reminder about Our Values,’ released to newsmen in Abuja, on Tuesday. The PGF is the umbrella body of all governors elected on the platform of the APC. Lukman said, “The speculation is that Mr. Fani-Kayode is on his way to joinin...
FFK Won’t Be Welcomed In APC – Bashir Ahmad
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FFK Won’t Be Welcomed In APC – Bashir Ahmad

President Buhari's aide, Bashir Ahmad has reacted to report of former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode rejoining the All Progressives Congress. It was reported that Femi Fani-Kayode may be on his way back to the APC after meeting with the acting national chairman of the APC, Governor Mai Buni of Yobe State and Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello over the weekend. Reacting to the report, Ahmad said the former Minister may not be welcomed by the majority of APC members whom he attacked for several years. Ahmad wrote on his Twitter handle; “If he decides to join the governing party, I don’t think he will be welcome by the majority of the party members whom he made it a duty to attack and insult for several years."
2023: Fani-Kayode, Four PDP Governors Begin Talks With APC
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2023: Fani-Kayode, Four PDP Governors Begin Talks With APC

In what is being described as a major move ahead of the 2023 presidential election, the leadership of the All Progressives Congress has begun talks with four Peoples Democratic Party governors with the aim of getting them to defect to the ruling party, The PUNCH has learnt. It was gathered in Abuja, on Monday, that a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, had met with the Caretaker Chairman of the APC, Mai Mala Buni; and Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State. A high ranking member of the APC informed The PUNCH that while it was true that the party leadership has reached out to Fani-Kayode, the former minister had not yet made any commitment. The source, however, described the meeting as fruitful and that “things are looking bright.” He said, “Fani-Kayode met w...
Fani-Kayode Moves To Return To APC, Meets Caretaker Chairman, Mai Mala Buni
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Fani-Kayode Moves To Return To APC, Meets Caretaker Chairman, Mai Mala Buni

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode may be on his way back to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) six years after he left for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Sources close to him informed The Nation he met with chairman, Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) Gov. Mai Mala Buni and Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello at a Guest House in Abuja. The closed- door meeting, which lasted for about an hour, The Nation learnt, may not be unconnected with fine tuning plans for the return of the former Minister to APC. Fani-Kayode had earlier met with Governor Bello in his Wuse Zone 6 residence in Abuja before he led the former Minister to the party chairman's Guest House.
Unongo’s Suggestion To Protect Northerners In South West Is Dangerous – FFK
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Unongo’s Suggestion To Protect Northerners In South West Is Dangerous – FFK

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to convener of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Chief Paul Unongo's suggestion for Buhari to deploy soldiers to the South West to protect northerners. FFK in tweets he shared, described the comment as "reckless, irresponsible & dangerous". The former Minister who stressed that Unongo is begging for war, added that the "worst thing is that he is not even a Fulani but a Tiv man." He tweeted; The suggestion that Buhari should deploy soldiers to the SW to "protect northerners" by Chief Paul Uningo is reckless, irresponsible & dangerous. Fulani terrorists are killing our people all over the SW and now he wants soldiers to kill us too? Unongo is begging for war. The worst thing is that the man is not even a Fulani...
“Burning Sunday Igboho’s House At 3am Proves You Are Cowards” – FFK To Arsonists
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“Burning Sunday Igboho’s House At 3am Proves You Are Cowards” – FFK To Arsonists

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to the burning of popular Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho's house by unknown arsonists. According to the former minister, those behind the act are cowards and it shows they are running scared. FFK also warned them to stop their madness before it gets too late. He tweeted; "Burning Igboho's house at 3.00a.m. in the morning only proves that you are nothing but cowards & that you are running scared. I pray you do not get what you are looking for. War, conflict, bloodshed & carnage are best avoided. Let your madness stop here before it is too late."
Quit Ultimatum: Femi Fani-Kayode Commends Sunday Igboho
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Quit Ultimatum: Femi Fani-Kayode Commends Sunday Igboho

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has hailed Oduduwa Republic activist, Sunday Igboho, describing him as champion and hero of the Yoruba nation. Igboho had last week issued a seven day ultimatum to Fulanis to leave Yorubaland after he stormed the Igangan residence of the Seriki Fulani noting that the Yorubas could no more bear being killed in their land by Fulanis. Speaking on Friday, Fani-Kayode said with young radical leaders like Igboho, the South West has got new leaders and champions "New leaders are rising up in the South West. They are strong, fearless, radical and young. Names like Sunday Igboho, Olayomi Koiki and others come to mind". "The South West has finally got a new set of champions and heroes. They believe in Oduduwa Republic. None can stand ag...
Femi Fani-Kayode Welcomes Another Son With Mystery Woman
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Femi Fani-Kayode Welcomes Another Son With Mystery Woman

Former minister of aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has welcomed another son from an unknown woman. The ex-minister expressed his excitement at the arrival of the baby in a tweet on Saturday. Mr Fani-Kayode shared a photo of the baby but cropped out the face of the person carrying the baby. “Welcome to the world son! You are a great blessing. I am so happy and so proud of you. God bless and keep you now and always. You shall fulfill your purpose and achieve destiny,” he wrote. This is coming months after Fani-Kayode’s union with a model Precious Chikwendu collapsed. They have four children together. The former minister has since then hosted several women in his home. Unconfirmed reports say he has been spotted with a Lebanese-Nigerian woman Lilian Ellas, although the nature of the...
I Never Slept With Anyone’s Wife And Sent Them To Early Grave — Femi Fani-Kayode
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I Never Slept With Anyone’s Wife And Sent Them To Early Grave — Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode has taken a swipe at a critic who called him out over his comment on report of MD of FCMB, Adam Nuru allegedly impregnating a married staff of the bank twice, which in turn led to the death of her husband after he found out. The former Minister of Aviation had described Nuru as the "scum of the earth who is worse than a leper and ought to be avoided at all costs." He tweeted; “This is the MD of FCMB. His name is Adam Nuru. He sent a good man to an early grave with his heartless and shameful actions. I repeat a good man DIED as a consequence of his reckless, wicked, heartless and irresponsible behavior. “There are no saints in the world & very few angels but to sleep with someone's wife, make her pregnant twice & send him to an early grave is inexplicabl...
FFK Calls An Egyptian Woman “My Hatun” As They Shower Praises On Each Other
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FFK Calls An Egyptian Woman “My Hatun” As They Shower Praises On Each Other

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode and an Egyptian woman have attracted attention after showering praises on each other on Instagram. The Egyptian lady @Nesma_Galal, had earlier praised FFK saying: "@real_ffk I love you so much my beautiful femi love you forever and ever You’re my everything in my life" https://www.instagram.com/p/CHXv09Ss-ua/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link In a more recent post, she shared a photo of FFK in which she described him as the greatest and kindest man in the world. She wrote: "My sun is rising My beautiful moon All my stars my everything in my life" Reacting to this, FFK called Nesma "My Hatun" which when translated means "my woman or my wife". See the exchange below.
The Truth About Lekki Toll Gate Will Be Exposed When Buhari Leaves Office – FFK
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The Truth About Lekki Toll Gate Will Be Exposed When Buhari Leaves Office – FFK

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, says the truth behind the Lekki tollgate gunshot will only be exposed after President Buhari leaves office. FFK stated this on his Twitter handle while reacting to the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, discovering a secret camera at the Lekki tollgate. Read his tweets below ''Why would a Minister remove a camera from the crime scene of the biggest mass murder in our history? If the camera was planted by Govt. they will show us what they want us to see. If the camera was not planted &provides evidence of genocide it will be doctored or destroyed." "The deep state is at work here but we cannot be fooled. It is only after PMB leaves office that the truth about what happened at the Lekki Toll gate will be exposed.Afte...
#EndSARS: What Obasanjo Told Buhari At Virtual Meeting – Fani-kayode Reveals
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#EndSARS: What Obasanjo Told Buhari At Virtual Meeting – Fani-kayode Reveals

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has commended ex-President, Olusegun Obasanjo for telling President Muhammadu Buhari the truth during a meeting on Friday. Recall that Buhari had met with former leaders of Nigeria including Gen. Yakubu Gowon, Obasanjo, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, Chief Ernest Shonekan, Gen. Abulsalami Abubakar, and former President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday over the tension in the country. Giving details in a tweet on Saturday, Fani-Kayode accused Buhari of telling former leaders that #End SARS protesters were turning violent across the country: Glad that OBJ told Buhari the bitter truth at their meeting after he claimed that the protests were turning violent. OBJ countered by telling him that the protests were peaceful until sponsored and viol...
I have covered her madness for over 7 years to protect my children – Femi Fani Kayode speaks about his my estranged wife
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I have covered her madness for over 7 years to protect my children – Femi Fani Kayode speaks about his my estranged wife

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has opened on some incidents that allegedly occurred before his marriage to his estranged wife, Precious went sour.   The PDP Chieftain who insisted that he won't turn the affairs of his personal life into a public circus, alleged that he has endured the "madness" of his estranged wife for 7 years to protect their children.   FFK added that he broke silence yesterday October 3, because his hands were forced. He added that those involved in the alleged smear campaign about his marriage are begging for further response which he won't give in to.   He tweeted;   I have chosen to take the high horse and I refuse to allow my estranged wife to turn the affairs of my personal life into a public circus. If ...
Seek Redress In Court, Witnesses And Evidence Readily Available – FFK To Wife
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Seek Redress In Court, Witnesses And Evidence Readily Available – FFK To Wife

Former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has dared his estranged wife to head to the courts to prove her allegations of physical abuse. Fani-Kayode disclosed this on his official Twitter handle on Sunday in reaction to an online viral video which showed the former minister exchanging words with his estranged wife, Precious Chikwendu. The couple recently fell out with the wife accusing Fani-kayode of physical abuse while the he has rebuffed such claims. He alleged to have caught his alienated wife in bed with a  married man. He said, “I have chosen to take the high horse and I refuse to allow my estranged wife to turn the affairs of my personal life into a public circus. If she has any issues let her use the right medium as a responsible adult and mother and stop secretly fe...
I’m Still Married To Fani-Kayode – Says Ghanaian Wife, Regina Fani-Kayode
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I’m Still Married To Fani-Kayode – Says Ghanaian Wife, Regina Fani-Kayode

Mrs Regina Fani-Kayode (nee Hanson-Amonoo), the legal wife of a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, says the ex-minister has never abused her in their 23 years of marriage. She said this during a telephone interview with The PUNCH on Monday in reaction to allegations that Fani-Kayode abused his estranged wife, Precious Chikwendu. Regina, who is a Ghanaian, said she got married to Fani-Kayode based on Ghanaian customs in 1997 and they subsequently tied the knot at the Apapa Registry in Lagos in 2002 She said, “We have a beautiful daughter called Oluwaremilekun and both she and I are very proud of him. He has been a wonderful father and caring husband and he has never subjected me to any form of domestic abuse or treated me badly. “Reports in the media that...
Fani-Kayode Demands N2bn From Stella Dimoko-Korkus As He Separates From His Wife
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Fani-Kayode Demands N2bn From Stella Dimoko-Korkus As He Separates From His Wife

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has separated from his wife, Precious Chikwendu, with whom he had four sons, The PUNCH can confirm. Fani-Kayode has, however, written a pre-litigation letter to popular blogger, Stella Dimokorkus, demanding N2bn from her for a report he termed libelous. The blogger had in a report attributed the separation to domestic violence and alleged that the triplet sons may not have been fathered by Fani-Kayode as they were conceived through IVF and Chikwendu had demanded a DNA test. In a letter signed by his lawyer, Mr. Adeola Adedipe, dated September 16, 2020, the former minister described the report as preposterous. The letter titled, ‘Defamation of Chief Femi Fani-Kayode- Re: Femi Fani-Kayode and Precious Chikwendu Part Ways Over A...
Femi Fani Kayode And Precious Chikwendu Part Ways Over Alleged Domestic Violence – Kemi Olunloyo, SDK
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Femi Fani Kayode And Precious Chikwendu Part Ways Over Alleged Domestic Violence – Kemi Olunloyo, SDK

Former Minister of aviation, Femi Fani Kayode and his wife Precious Chikwendu have parted ways and insiders allege it is over extreme domestic Violence allegedly dealt to Precious by the former Minister.... The Insiders confirm that Precious moved out months ago but without her four sons as the former Minister has taken over the kids and put them under the care of a Nanny with strict instructions that Precious is not to come near the house they shared as a couple....In Fact she is forbidden to go near the house... According to the insiders,as she moved out,the former Minister took back the car gift and all the goodies he ever bought for her whilst they were married and has left her broke,penniless and begging for money to survive as her accounts were seized as well....both are pr...
Femi Fani-kayode Blasts Tinubu For Not To Stand Up To Greet Ooni Of Ife
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Femi Fani-kayode Blasts Tinubu For Not To Stand Up To Greet Ooni Of Ife

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation, has berated former Lagos State governor, Bola Tinubu, for failing to stand up to greet the Ooni of Ife at the Coronation of the Oniru of Iruland in Lagos state earlier in the week. The Ooni of Ife had arrived the event and was walking to the high table when he stopped by to greet Tinubu. That the Asiwaju of Bourdillon refused to stand up to greet the Ooni of Ife speaks volumes.This was not only deeply insulting to every Ife & indeed son & daughter of Odua but it is also a crying shame. Would a northern pol. leader refuse to stand up for his traditional ruler? https://youtu.be/MQT7pEAZxJY    
Femi Fani-Kayode Speaks On N162 Fuel Price, Says Nigerians Should Expect More From Buhari
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Femi Fani-Kayode Speaks On N162 Fuel Price, Says Nigerians Should Expect More From Buhari

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has said Nigerians should expect more hardships from President Muhammadu Buhari’s government. Reacting to the increase in pump price of premium motor spirit (PMS) otherwise known as petrol to N162 per litre with effect from September 2, 2020, Fani-Kayode in a post on his social media handles said he predicted that Nigerians will be worse off if the All Progressives Congress (APC) was elected in 2015. He also said that he warned Nigerians in 2015 but they rejected the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former President Goodluck Jonathan. He also said that he warned Nigerians in 2015 but they rejected the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former President Goodluck Jonathan. Fuel =N87 ECA =$2.5bn Dollar =N200 Bag of rice =N...
FFK demands N6b damage fee and an apology from Daily Trust over ‘defamatory’ publication
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FFK demands N6b damage fee and an apology from Daily Trust over ‘defamatory’ publication

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has demanded a N6 billion compensation and an apology from Daily Trust newspaper over claims of defamation.   In a letter signed by his counsel, Adeola Adesipe,  and titled, ‘Defamation of the Character of Chief Femi Fani-Kayode by Iliyasu Gadu’, FFK said it is in response to a publication by the newspaper titled ‘FFK, the Drug Addled Thug in Designer Wears’ which was published on August 29.   The article in part reads ''His bohemian lifestyle while in the United Kingdom included an addiction to drugs for which he had to seek spiritual and physical rehabilitation in Ghana. But till today he has not been totally cured of that habit which leads him to fits of boorishness, irascibility and thuggish behaviour unbecoming ...
Oyo NUJ Boycotts Femi Fani-kayode’s Press Conference
Politics

Oyo NUJ Boycotts Femi Fani-kayode’s Press Conference

Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, Oyo state chapter has asked its members to boycott a former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode’s press conference in the state. This is coming days after Fani-Kayode had insulted Eyo Charles, a journalist with Daily Trust newspaper, for asking him a question. Eyo had asked the former minister who was bankrolling him in his tour but Fani-Kayode described Eyo’s question as “very stupid”.
‘I Disappointed Myself’ – Fani-kayode Apologises For Harassing Journalist
Politics

‘I Disappointed Myself’ – Fani-kayode Apologises For Harassing Journalist

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has rendered an unreserved apology to a journalist for the verbal harassment he meted out during a recent press conference in Calabar, the Cross-River State capital. Fani Kayode also apologised to the Nigeria Union of Journalists, family members, friends, and colleagues of the Daily Trust reporter. Speaking on Friday during a press conference at the Government House in Uyo, the ex-minister said he disappointed himself and everyone, noting that his reaction was undefendable. “I’m deeply sorry for the manner I reacted to the said reporter. I was too hard on him. The question was mischievous, but I fell for it,” he said. “I should have been smarter than that. I am using this opportunity to reach out to him, and I hope he will be k...
I Hereby Withdraw The Word “Stupid” That I Used On Journalist, I Regret It – FFK
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I Hereby Withdraw The Word “Stupid” That I Used On Journalist, I Regret It – FFK

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of Aviation has apologised for insulting a journalist in Calabar, Cross River State capital, last week. The apology of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP chieftain comes barely a day after he remained defiant, oiling his ego over the unfortunate outburst wherein he described the media practitioner as being very stupid. A question by the journalist, Eyo Charles, attached to one of the national dailies, on who was bankrolling his tours across states of the federation necessitated the outburst. He had vowed yesterday not to apologise for his verbal attacks despite criticism that greeted it when a video clip of what transpired surfaced online. But in a statement this morning, the former minister said he regretted using the word stupid and have wi...
Fani-Kayode Must Learn How To Control His Temper In Public – Ubani
Politics

Fani-Kayode Must Learn How To Control His Temper In Public – Ubani

Monday Ubani, a former Second Vice-President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has counseled Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation to learn how to control his temper in public, no matter how provoked he may be. Daily Trust Calabar correspondent Charles Eyo had asked Fani-Kayode who “bankrolled” his recent tour of several southern states. However, the former minister, who was infuriated by the question, said the journalist was stupid.He said, “I am saying this on live TV. What type of stupid question is that? Bankrolling who? Do you know who you are talking to? I will not take any questions from this man. What type of insulting question is that? Which bankroll? To do what? Who can give me money for anything? Who do you think you are talking to? Go and report yoursel...
‘You Are Very Stupid’: FFK Blasts A Journalist In Calabar During Press Conference
Politics

‘You Are Very Stupid’: FFK Blasts A Journalist In Calabar During Press Conference

Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation, attacked Eyo Charles, a journalist who asked him a question at a press conference in Calabar, Cross River state, last week. The ex-minister, who began a tour of some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) states in July, visited Cross River last week. TheCable gathered that at the end of the tour, he held a press conference where he showered encomiums on Ben Ayade, governor of Cross River. Among the projects he inspected are the superhighway that would stretch from the Atlantic ocean in Bakassi to the boundary of Benue state and the proposed deep sea port. He reportedly showered encomiums on Ayade and called on the federal government to assist the state which has “lean resources”. Eyo, a reporter with Daily Trust, had asked the ex-...
Femi Fani-kayode Makes More Revelations About Aso Rock Gunshots
Politics

Femi Fani-kayode Makes More Revelations About Aso Rock Gunshots

Femi Fani-Kayode, Former Minister of Aviation, has made more claims about the sporadic gunshots witnessed at the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock, Abuja. It was gathered that the nephew of the president cum personal assistant, Sabiu Yusuf, allegedly ordered the withdrawal of Security Aides of the First Lady, Hajiya Aisha Buhari after series of gun battle at the villa. Yusuf was said to have returned from interstate travel, ‘Lagos’ to Aso Rock and failed to observe the Covid-19 safety code. Aisha Buhari, Zahra, Halima and Yusuf, accompanied by some of her security aides went to the residence of Sabiu, demanding that he self-isolate for 14 days, so as not to endanger the first family. In an attempt to intimidate the first lady, Sabiu was said to have ordered his security details ...
In One Week, Bandits Have Killed More Than COVID-19 – Fani-Kayode
Crime, Politics

In One Week, Bandits Have Killed More Than COVID-19 – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has called on the federal government to intensify its efforts in the fight against bandits and herdsmen attacks in the country. The former minister expressed that herdsmen attack has led to the death of more people in a week than the deadly Coronavirus has done in over two months since its break in Nigeria. Fani-Kayode’s reaction is coming a day after bandits attacked a village in Kajuru in Kaduna State that left many dead. Fani-Kayode urged the government to put similar effort into fighting bandits as being done against COVID-19. See his tweet below:
WHO, Gates, Bunch Of Confused Clowns, Sociopathic Fools, Psychopatic Idiots – FFK
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WHO, Gates, Bunch Of Confused Clowns, Sociopathic Fools, Psychopatic Idiots – FFK

Former Minister Of Aviation, Femi Fani Kayode has described World Health Organisation (WHO) as "Bunch of confused clowns, Sociopathic fools, Psychopatic idiots and Evil souls controlled by Bill Gates." He wrote on his verified twitter account: "If you have a cough, Fever & Difficulty breathing, you should wear a mask & seek Medical care. If you don't have these symptoms, you don't have to wear a mask" - @WHO. I guess the only thing that will save us according to the @BillGates-controlled @WHO is @BillGates's vaccine. Bunch of confused clowns, Sociopathic fools, Psychopatic idiots and evil souls.
Bill And Melinda Gates Are Satanic, Demonic – FFK
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Bill And Melinda Gates Are Satanic, Demonic – FFK

The Former Minister Of Aviation Wrote on his Twitter page: The Bible says "the GATES of hell shall not prevail!". Bill & Melinda, no matter how much money, power and influence you posses and no matter how many denomic, satanic & occultic forces you control, you shall NOT prevail. I say it again, the Gates of hell shall not prevail.
Coronavirus: ”If Up To 80% Of Nigerians Were Tested, We Would Be Shocked And Devastated By The Results” Femi Fani-Kayode
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Coronavirus: ”If Up To 80% Of Nigerians Were Tested, We Would Be Shocked And Devastated By The Results” Femi Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has raised concerns over the number of COVID-19 cases being reported in Nigeria. In a tweet posted on Monday morning, the politician says he has a terrible feeling that if more people were tested, Nigerians would be shocked and devastated by the results. ”How can you determine the number of Nigerians that have been afflicted with Covid 19 when not up to 1% of the population have been tested for the virus? I have a terrible feeling that if up to 80% of Nigerians were tested for it we would be shocked and devastated by the results.”his tweet reads  
Vector Threatens To Take Legal Action Against MTN Over Data Tariff
Celebs

Vector Threatens To Take Legal Action Against MTN Over Data Tariff

Nigerian rapper, Vector on Wednesday threatened to take legal action again Nigerian telecommunications company, MTN. The hip hop star made known in this in a series of tweet on Wednesday on his official Twitter handle where he asked the company if it had any reduce tariffs package for the masses. His tweet read: “MTNNG I just checked your page to see if you have any package to help people stay informed this time. Besides the fact that I have been forced to upgrade to your new modem and the service is crap most times, is there any reduced tariff package that also works for the people? “How can I have 3TB of data and still struggle to upload a video on social media? I have legal too but I will reach out till I can’t no more then take it to the appropriate authorities. Imagine yo...
Politics

‘Your Father Was A Traitor’ – Kayode Ogundamisi Blasts Femi Fani-Kayode

The cat was let out the bag on Tuesday when the former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani Kayode called out popular social and political commentator, Kayode Ogundamisi over the judgment by the Abuja Federal High Court Judge, Justice Okon Abang, indicting the former publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh of corrupt practices at the 2015 presidential election to the tune of 400 million naira. In the judgment, The Federal High Court in Abuja sentenced Mr Olisa Metuh, to seven years in prison. Justice Okon Abang handed down the sentence in his judgment on Tuesday on seven counts of money laundering and criminal diversion of funds to the tune of N400 million. The charges were filed against Metuh and his company, Destra Investment, by the Economic and Financial ...

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