Thursday, 30th November 2023

Akinwunmi Ambode

5 Nov
I am not sure why I am being addressed as a special guest speaker here today. When a man is asked to speak to his brothers, sisters and family members; that is not because he is special. It is because he is a member of the family. He has only been selected amongst other family…
21 Oct
Former Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, hss expressed his saddened over the passing of Bode Agusto, an outstanding accountant, banker, mentor and a true icon of Lagos State.
3 Jul
Mr Bola Babarinde, a former chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa Chapter, has commended the reconciliatory effort of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu...
2 Jul
Prominent leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Southwest, yesterday, lauded the reunion of former Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s political dynasty.
15 Jun
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has congratulated his predecessor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on the occasion of the latter’s 60th birthday.
14 Jun
Last week Saturday June 4, 2023, I had just finished watching the F. A. Football Cup final, in England when a small piece of news item caught my attention that His Excellency, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, former governor of Lagos State between 2015 and 2019..


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Kwara Commissioner for Social Development, Mrs Opeyemi Afolashade, said the ministry evacuated 88 mentally challenged persons and beggars from the streets of Ilorin. The commissioner told newsmen on Thursday in Ilorin that this was after the general evacuation carried out by the ministry within the state capital. She said the evacuation, which held between Nov.…
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Trial International has spent 20 years tracking down alleged war criminals so they can be brought before courts worldwide, such as the Gambian death squad member convicted in Germany on Thursday. Under the principles of universal jurisdiction, alleged perpetrators of such crimes can be brought to trial around the world, regardless of their nationality or…
26 mins ago
Bauchi State Governor Bala Mohammed has presented the sum of N300,219,705,820 as the 2024 estimated budget to the Assembly Thursday for scrutiny and passage. Mohammed said that he tagged the document as budget of "Budget Of Consolidation and Renewed Focus", comprises of recurrent expenditure of N121,341,193,343.11 (40.4%) while capital expenditure received the sum of N178,878,512,477.49…
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Three months after the political imbroglio that rocked Ondo State, which prevented the State Executive Council meeting from taking place, the exco meeting took place for the first time on Thursday with the deputy governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, presiding. The Guardian gathered that the development signified a potential resolution to the months-long political dispute between Aiyedatiwa…
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The Ondo State House of Assembly Assembly and its Speaker on Thursday withdrew its appeal filed before the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division against the ruling of the Federal High Court, Abuja which stopped the planned impeachment of the Ondo State Deputy Governor, Mr. Lucky Aiyedatiwa. The Ondo State House of Assembly and its Speaker…
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Al-Ittihad central defender, Ashleigh Plumptre, has revealed that her absence from the Super Falcons squad since June 2023 is more of a personal decision. Plumptre has not played for Nigeria since she featured in all four of the Super Falcons games during the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup which took place in Australia and New…
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President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Thursday announced he met with King Charles of England with a view to strengthening the partnership between Nigeria and the United Kingdom (UK). Tinubu disclosed this in a statement on X 󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 ahead of the COP28 Climate Action Summit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). "I had a productive meeting…
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Prof. Florence Obi, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calabar (UniCal), says Nigerian universities cannot be financially autonomous, so long as they are not allowed to receive tuition fees from students. Obi said this on Thursday in Calabar when she spoke with journalists to mark her third year in office as the first female VC…
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The House of Representatives has invited the Acting Executive Secretary, National University Commission (NUC), Director General, Council of Legal Education over termination of law programme at the National Open University Commission (NOUN). Others invited included heads of the Nigeria Law School, the Chairman of the Board of Benchers and the Vice Chancellor of the NOUN.…
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Legendary Chelsea forward Gianfranco Zola believes Napoli’s Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen would be a perfect fit for La Liga giants Real Madrid. Osimhen made his second appearance against Madrid on Wednesday night since returning from injury. The top scorer in Serie A has been linked with some of Europe’s heavyweights. Reports about a move away…