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Babatunde Fashola attempts to explain the woeful performance thus far of the Buhari administration on BBC Hardtalk. Source: BBC Hardtalk
Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola gives a speech at the 2013 Silverbird Man of the Year Awards where he won an award.
EFCC to arraign Fayose in Lagos on Monday October 22 (full list of charges) 10 hours ago 32452 views by Nurudeen Lawal - EFCC has finally filed file an 11-count charge against ex-governor Fayose - The former governor will be arraigned before a Lagos high court on Monday, October 22 - Fayose’s media aide had earlier said that EFCC does not have any evidence to prosecute his boss in court The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will reportedly file an 11-count charge against Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, on Monday, October 22. According to TheCable, the charges include receiving illegal monies to fund his 2014 governorship campaign in Ekiti state and benefitting from proceeds of money laundering. Legit.ng gathers that Fayose will be arraigned before Justice Mojisola Olatoregun on 11 counts bothering on financial fraud and embezzlement. An official of the commission had reportedly said that Fayose was served with charges in the evening of Friday, October 19 COUNT 1 That you MR AYODELE FAYOSE and MR ABIODUN AGBELE (now facing another charge) on or about 17th June, 2014 in Lagos, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, took possession of the sum of N1,219,000, 000.00 (One Billion, Two Hundred and Nineteen Million Naira) to fund your 2014 gubernatorial campaign in Ekiti state, which sum you reasonably ought to have known formed part of the proceeds of an unlawful act, to wit: criminal breach of trust/stealing and you thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 15 (2) (d) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act, 2011 (as amended) and punishable under Section 15 (3) and (4) of the same Act.
The Guardian played host to the Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN at the Rutam House Headquarters of the newspaper in Lagos recently and he gave exclusive and exhaustive details of his ministry's achievements and plans in a no-holds-barred interaction with the publisher and members of the editorial board.