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28 Dec 2019
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has criticised former Lagos State governor Akinwunmi Ambode for abandoning the Lagos light rail project while he was the governor of the state between 2015 and 2019. "We borrowed to build a light rail in Lagos, embarked on the project and a succeeding governor abandoned the project for his full…
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20 Aug 2019
The immediate past governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode Tuesday said he was not worried about the search on his residence by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the morning. “The former governor wishes to assure his supporters and the generality of Lagosians to continue to remain calm and law-abiding as…
20 Aug 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Tuesday said its operatives did not raid the residence of the former governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode in Epe. The Commission said, "whatever" it was doing was within its constitutional right and part of the investigations of former governors. The denial contradicts what the EFCC spokesman told The…
20 Aug 2019
The Economic and Financial Crime Commission Tuesday raided the residence of the former governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode in Epe. EFCC spokesman Tony Orilade told The Guardian that the raid was in connection with an ongoing investigation into finances of Lagos State under the former governor. "It is just the continuation of the ongoing…
9 Aug 2019
Former governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode Friday denied being involved in the N9.9bn fraud said to have been discovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). "The former Governor was not and will never be involved in any unauthorized use of government property and resources," Ambode's media aide Habib Aruna said in a…
6 Aug 2019
A federal high court in Lagos has ordered the freezing of three bank accounts belonging to the state government over an alleged fraud of N9.9 billion fraud. The court judge, Chuka Obiozor, ordered the suspension of the bank accounts following an ex parte application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The accounts are…
7 Jun 2019
Just days after assuming office as Lagos State governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday said he has started losing weight as a result of the enormity and pressing demands of the office. "I dare say that I have lost weight and probably I will lose a little bit more but I think it’s what the job…
29 May 2019
The outgoing governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode Wednesday morning has explained why he will be absent at the inauguration ceremony of the incoming governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at Tafa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos. Ambode, who congratulated and handed over to his successor- Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday, said the new governor deserves to enjoy his historic day…
24 Apr 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the newly constructed building of the Institute of Maternal And Child Health also known as Ayinke House located at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital in Ikeja. The building which is the biggest maternity hospital in Nigeria was upgraded from 80-bed facility to 170-bed healthcare centre. The president was followed…
24 Apr 2019
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday commission projects of the Lagos State Government, some of which are yet to be completed.
28 Mar 2019
The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu on Thursday said the party's victory at the 2019 general elections made his 67th birthday worth celebrating. “I am excited we walloped them and won," Tinubu said in Abuja where a colloquium was held to mark his birthday. "I will not be happy standing…
14 Jan 2019
The claim by the ruling All Progressives Congress Lagos state governorship candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, that Lagos state is the only Nigerian state that publishes its budget on a yearly and quarterly basis is untrue. Sanwo-Olu made the claim during a debate organised by The Platform, a civil engagement unit of the Covenant Christian Center, on…

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