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Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola

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

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Cracks spread in APC alliance

It is allegedly backed by Muiz Banire, the APC's national legal advisor, and the erstwhile Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola: they are both former Tinubu protégés...

Return of the Jagaban

With a penchant for bulldozing ‘illegal structures', Ambode is seen as set on destroying the legacy of his predecessor, Babatunde Fashola, a persuasive business-savvy politician who is generally seen as one of the state's best ever governors...


All about votes and the naira

He is now under far less pressure than his fellow economics chiefs Emmanuel Kachikwu, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation managing director Maikanti Baru and Power, Works and Housing Minister Babatunde Fashola (AC Vol 58 No 11, A date with destiny & Vol 58 No 21, When oil chiefs fall out)...

A date with destiny

Tinubu's once-trusted Chief of Staff, Babatunde Fashola, proved far too independent when he took over from his patron as governor of Lagos State...


Partisan politics runs riot

With talented ministers such as Okechukwu 'Okey' Enelamah, Babatunde Fashola, Kayode Fayemi and Udo Udoma, all with clear reform ideas, there is puzzlement and concern about the government's economic failures...


Grandees test the water

Other senior figures in the APC seen as hostile to Tinubu's ambitions include Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State; Babatunde Raji Fashola, Minister for Power, Works and Housing and the previous Governor of Lagos State; Kayode Fayemi, Mines Minister and a former Governor of Ekiti...

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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