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15 Mar 2019
It was a battle fought on three fronts. Yet the March 23, 2019 governorship election in Ogun State ended as a fight between the incumbent governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun and some stakeholders of All Progressives Congress (APC), the platform on which he secured the tickets to run the affairs of Ogun State in 2011 and…
4 Jan 2019
The Lagos State House of Assembly has refuted the state government’s claims that it had sent the contents of 2019 Budget to the Assembly for necessary action. Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Mr. Olusegun Banjo, yesterday disclosed that the state’s 2019 budget proposal, which Governor Akinwunmi Ambode forwarded to the House of Assembly on…
14 Dec 2018
Politics and infighting in the Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC), occasioned by fallout of its government primaries, may be responsible for Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s delay in presenting the 2019 appropriation bill to the House of Assembly. Ambode presented the 2018 budget on December 11, 2017, about 20 days to end of year as against…
11 Dec 2018
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Peace and Reconciliation Committee has urged aggrieved aspirants of the party to learn from the spirit of sportsmanship displayed by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, after the governorship primaries. The committee was in Ado-Ekiti yesterday to reconcile aggrieved aspirants from Ondo and Ekiti states. Chairman of the committee in…
8 Dec 2018
The Banquet Hall of Lagos Sheraton Hotel would be electrified with glitz and glamour when notable African leaders, including former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo lead an array of prominent individuals across Africa to receive this year’s edition of African Prize For Leadership Excellence. The epoch-making event, which…
15 Nov 2018
Following the mixed feelings generated from his now viral video, actor, Aremu Afolayan, has released another video, but this time he is apologising to the government, President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State and others for the harsh words used while venting about his experience with immigration officials at the Murtala Mohammed International…
22 Oct 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari and his Republic of Benin counterpart, Patrice Talon, are to officially hand over the new Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) border posts at Seme-Krake and Neope-Akanu in Badagry. In a statement yesterday, the Lagos State government said all arrangements had been perfected for a hitch-free ceremony, adding that Governor Akinwunmi…
16 Oct 2018
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, yesterday, implored stakeholders in the judiciary sector to take concerted steps to tackle the delay in justice delivery. During a special service at the Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, to mark the official commencement of the 2018/2019 Legal Year of Lagos judiciary, Ambode said that the issue of delay…
1 Oct 2018
Stakeholders in the housing industry, drawn from Nigeria and US among several other high-profile global players in the housing sector are geared up for a five-day international conference scheduled this month at the Residence Inn by Marriot, Manhattan, New York. Among dignitaries to be honoured at the forthcoming ‘Real Estate Investment and Mortgage Finance in…
27 Sep 2018
If Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode feels being held hostage by his political godfather, he should blame no one but himself for how long his ordeal lasts.  No, we are not lost in schadenfreude – gloatingly cavorting about over the political misfortune of Ambode as he is being hoisted by his own petard. Rather, we are interested in the political…
24 Sep 2018
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State will on Thursday, September 27, lead other eminent Nigerians to the launch of Skin for Skin: The Prima Garnet Story, a book written by the chief executive of Prima Garnet Group, Lolu Akinwunmi. Scheduled to coincide with his 60th birthday, the book launch will…
18 Sep 2018
A group, Human and Consumer Rights Advocacy Centre (HACRAC), has organised rallies in parts of Lagos to back Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s re-election. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the group marched on Ojota, Ogba, Berger and Iyana Ipaja chanting solidarity songs in support of the governor. The rallies come against the backdrop that…

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