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Nigeria

Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola

Date of Birth: 28/06/1963
Place of Birth: Lagos


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Economy thwarts Buhari

Beyond efforts to cooperate each of the main policy-makers faces worsening financial constraints: Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun has to finance this year's budget after export revenue fell by 40% last year; Trade Industry and Investment Minister Enyinnaya Okechukwu Enelamah has to revive industry and drastically improve the ease of doing business in Nigeria; Energy Housing and Works Minister Babatunde Raji Fashola has to push through emergency measures to bail out the mainly privately owned power sector; CBN Governor Emefiele has both to counter rising inflation and find a way to stabilise the exchange rate as pressure mounts for a big devaluation of the naira (AC Vol 56 No 9 Rising hopes falling revenues)...


Big tests beckon for Buhari

Three other ministers will prove extremely important this year on economic matters: Enyinnaya Okechukwu Enelema at Trade and Investment; Babatunde Fashola at Power Housing and Works; and Kayode Fayemi at Solid Minerals...

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Buhari resets the clock

• Energy Housing and Works: Babatunde Raji Fashola the popular former Governor of Lagos State has been given a super- ministry overseeing some of the government's biggest budgets but also its politically critical power sector reforms...

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At last a cabinet, and now for the policies

Meanwhile for national planning minister we have heard three names suggested: Amina Mohammed former Special Economic Advisor to the President and currently Special Advisor on Post-2015 Development Planning to the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon; the former Governor of Ekiti State Kayode Fayemi who has also been suggested as Foreign Minister; and former Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola...

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The clock ticks faster

For now Nigeria's main policy aims will come from the just completed policy recommendations drawn up by a team under Lagos State ex-Governor Babatunde Fashola...


A nation in waiting

The popular former Governor of Lagos State Babatunde Fashola is translating an 800-page report from the Transition Committee into an action plan for Buhari and is tipped for a key role...


Rising hopes, falling revenues

Next month the APC's Akinwunmi Ambode will take over as Governor from Babatunde Fashola who has an impressive record of managing state services sprucing up the city planting trees and unblocking some of the worst traffic jams...

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Political storm warning

Tinubu suggested three names to Buhari: himself the popular Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola and Professor Yemi Osinbajo former Attorney General for Lagos...

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After the bombing, Jonathan declares

Religion and running matesThe strongest candidate for this post would be outgoing Lagos Governor Babatunde Fashola who is widely hailed for improving power and transport in the State...

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