News - Kayode Fayemi

Fayose Accuses The Federal Government Of Plot To Harrass PDP Leaders, Associates With EFCC

3 years ago /

Addressing journalists in Abuja on Sunday, Governor Ayodele Fayose said; “Certain top functionaries of the Ekiti State government and some members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State, and some associates of mine, have now been pencilled down for arrest and indefinite detention by the EFCC under the guise of investigating the funds spent by the PDP on the June 21, 2014 governorship election and the Presidential election.”

In My Time in Office, Ajaokuta Steel Company Will Be Revitalised – Governor Bello

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

“40 of the companies are 100% completed and can be put into operation in a few months. The greatest obstacle, and that is why the Russians who built the place left in 1994, is that of external infrastructure. They got the place to 98% completion and they kept asking the federal government, ‘How are we going to bring in the raw materials?’ We are supposed to have a rail line from Ajaokuta connecting to Oturpko to Onne where the coking coal can be imported.  All we need is political will to do it.”

NEITI Board Reviews Strategy, Moves To Set New Agenda On Resource Governance

3 years ago /

The newly appointed Board of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative says its major priority is to develop policies and strategies that would translate the principles of the global Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative implementation in Nigeria into visible impacts in the lives of the citizens. The visible impacts include ensuring that...

Solid Minerals Roadmap Will Grow Industry, Economy – Fayemi

3 years ago /
Business and Economy   Environment 

The Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday, said a road map for the ministry would provide far-reaching views and opinions toward developing and growing the industry and the Nigerian economy. The minister said this in Abuja when he received the report of a 16-man committee on the...

Falana is pained, frustrated over failed ambition to govern Ekiti – Fayose’s aide

3 years ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor special assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka has said, “the persistent attack on Governor Ayodele Fayose by self-acclaimed human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) was out of pain and frustration occasioned by his failed ambition to govern Ekiti State.” The governor’s spokesperson said it was...

How we rigged Ekiti poll for Fayose – Ex-PDP secretary

3 years ago /
Politics 

Dr. Temitope Aluko, has alleged that former President Goodluck Jonathan gave Governor Ayo Fayose N4.7bn cash to prosecute the June 21, 2014 governorship election in the state. He said the money was used to defeat the then Governor of the state, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, who was the governorship candidate of the...

I will block leakages in mineral exportation –Kayode Fayemi

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Solid Mineral Development, Mr Kayode Fayemi, has promised to block all leakages that smugglers used to export minerals out of the country. Fayemi made the promise while receiving both local and foreign miners in Nigeria. According to him, a large quantity of Gold is being taken out of the...

FG seeks assistance from US on solid mineral deposits in Nigeria

3 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Nigerian government has sought the assistance of the United States to determine the quality and quantity of solid minerals deposits available in the country. The United States geological survey and its Nigerian counterpart will next week commence strategic engagements aimed at working out suitable technical partnership between the two countries. The...

States owing salaries, allowances in spite of bailout funds – Survey

3 years ago /
Nation 

It will be recalled that the Federal Government released N338 billion to 27 states as bailout funds to pay their workers backlog of salaries and allowances. However, some states are yet to pay their workers’ salaries spite of the bailout funds.  A survey by NAN across the states indicated that many...

President Buhari Assigns Portfolios To Ministers

4 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

President Buhari On Wednesday finally assigned portfolios to the confirmed Ministers of the Federal republic. This happened during the inauguration of the federal Executive Council (FEC). The president however announced himself as the Minister of Petroleum. Some of the newly sworn-in Ministers and their portfolios include; Abukabar Malimi – (Minister of Justice) Geoffrey Onyeama...

Senate Confirms Onu, Fashola, Ngige, Danbazau As Ministers

4 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Senate on Wednesday, confirmed the nomination of former Lagos governor Babatunde Fashola, former Ekiti governor, Kayode Fayemi, Sen. Chris Ngige (Anambra) and 15 others as ministers. Other nominees whose appointments were confirmed are Sen. Udo Udoma (Akwa Ibom), Dr Ogbonaya Onu (Ebonyi), Audu Ogbe (Benue), Dr Osagie Ehanire (Edo) and...

Soludo Replies Okonjo-Iweala, Says N30tn Was Stolen Under Her Watch

4 years ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

Former CBN Governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, has reacted to the criticism on his earlier article by Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. He accused her of running the economy of the nation aground under her watch. Read Mr. Soludo’s full article  below: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the Missing Trillions (1) Chukwuma Charles Soludo I read some of...

On Soludo, Buhari, Jonathan And The Elections - Pat Utomi

4 years ago /
Politics 

Professor Pat Utomi, a one-time presidential aspirant has responded on varying issues concerning next month's election and the piece written by former CBN Governor, Chukwuma Soludo. He said, "The firestorm generated by Chukwuma Soludo’s well reasoned commentary on the place of issues in the 2015 electioneering campaign has somehow become the...

RE: BUHARI VS JONATHAN: BEYOND THE ELECTION By Dr. Kayode Fayemi

4 years ago /

We commend Professor Chukwuma Soludo for his insightful and incisive article published in the Vanguard Newspaper of January 26th under the above title. We agree with Professor Soludo that if the political parties, including ours, must justify the overwhelming enthusiasm of Nigerians about the 2015 elections we must remain focused...

Text Of Gen. Buhari's Address At The Inauguration Of The National Presidential Campaign Council Of The APC

4 years ago /
Politics 

Text of Address by General Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, at the Inauguration of the National Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressive Congress, APC, on Monday, January 12, 2015. PROTOCOL1. I would like to welcome all of you to this occasion and most sincerely thank all members of our great party, the...

Full List Of APC's Presidential Campaign Council

4 years ago /
Politics 

1 General Muhammadu Buhari Chairman, Council Member Presidential Candidate 2 Prof Yemi Osinbanjo Alternate Chairman, Council Member Vice Presidential Candidate 4 Alh Atiku Abubakar Vice Chairman North, Council Member Presidential Aspirant 5 Sen. Bola Tunubu Vice Chairman South Party Leader 6 Governor Chibuike Amaechi Secretary/ Director General, Council Member Governor, Rivers state 7 Dr. S...

Ekiti Election Tribunal Upholds Fayose's Election

4 years ago /
Politics 

Ekiti State Governorship Election Tribunal, sitting in Abuja has dismissed the petition filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC), challenging the victory of Governor Ayodele Fayose in the June 21, 2014 election. At a sitting today, December 19th, the tribunal dismissed the petition filed by the APC and its candidate, Kayode...

I Will Govern Nigeria In Accordance With Constitution – Buhari

4 years ago /
Nation 

Retired Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate in the Feb. 14, 2015 presidential election, on Thursday promised to govern the country in accordance with the Nigerian constitution if elected. Buhari made the promise at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere in his acceptance speech after being declared the...

Fayemi: No APC Presidential Aspirant Has Stepped Down

4 years ago /
Politics 

Former Governor of Ekiti state and Chairman, National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressive Congress Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has refuted claims in some quarters that some presidential aspirants have stepped down for General Mohammadu Buhari. Owelle Rochas Okorocha, was reported to have stepped down for General Muhammadu Buhari. But speaking ahead...

 

Arrangements In Place For Hitch-Free Convention - APC

4 years ago /
Politics 

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday in Lagos said that arrangements were in place to ensure a hitch-free national convention of the party. He told a news conference that adequate arrangements had been made by the National Convention Committee (NCC), headed by former...


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