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Ambode to hold press conference after defeat in APC Lagos primary

Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, is set for a world press conference today in Ikeja, the state capital. The conference is scheduled to commence 3pm Nigerian time. Sources said that the governor may use the medium to “announce his next line of action”. What this means is that Ambode is likely to...

Sanwo-Olu reacts after defeating Ambode

Babajide Sanwo-Olu has broken his silence after he was declared winner of Tuesday’s Lagos governorship primary conducted by the All Progressives Congress (APC). Sanwo-Olu was announced winner of the Lagos governorship primaries, against the wishes of the National Working Committee (NWC). APC chairman in Lagos, Tunji Balogun, announced that incumbent, Akinwunmi...

Tinubu refuses to endorse Ambode, insists on direct primaries

The national leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu and members of the Lagos chapter of the Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC) have refused to endorse Akinwunmi Ambode for a second term. Vanguard reports that the GAC, which is the state’s highest advisory political body headed by Tinubu, rose...

Buhari summons Tinubu to save Ambode from ‘disgrace’

In a bid to intervene in the rift between the Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and his Godfather, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday reportedly summon Tinubu to Abuja. Tinubu who is also a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, was also a governor of Lagos State,...
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Ambode’s two arivals for Lagos guber race in 2019

  Another strong indication that the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, are not in good terms, is the speculation that two new aspirants have emerged. The aspirants, who were former commissioners in the state, Dr Obafemi Hamzat and Jide...

Lagos extends movement restriction over LG elections

The Lagos State Government has announced the extension of the movement restriction on July 22 when the local government elections will take place. There has also being alteration, movements will now be restricted between the hours of 7am to 3pm instead of 8am to 2pm initially. The state commissioner of Information and...
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Badoo are not spirit, says Ambode as he declares war on cult group

Lagos State government has declared war on the infamous cult group called Badoo in the Ikorodu area as well as reiterate its commitment to protect lives and properties in the state. State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode made the statement and also assured residents that the government is bent in exposing any activities capable of...

We need Ambode’s help to pay N500m ransom —Lagos monarch’s family

Family members of abducted Lagos monarch, Oniba of Iba community, Oba Goriola Oseni, have pleaded with the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, to pay the kidnappers’ ransom and secure their father’ freedom. Oba Goriola has spent eight days in the kidnappers’ den. A son of the monarch, Saheed Oseni, told our...

Total enforcement of ban on street trading starts today

Following the directive by Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on the enforcement of Law against  hawking in the state, most streets and highways at the weekend seemed deserted by traders for fear of being arrested. This came as the Lagos State Taskforce on Environment and Special Offences, vowed to...

Buy from hawker on the road in Lagos and go to jail – Ambode

Last Wednesday, around 12 noon, at Maryland Bus Stop, along Ikorodu Road, Lagos, peace was temporally disrupted by rampaging miscreants, otherwise called, “Area Boys”, over alleged killing of a hawker by a fast moving truck. The yet to be identified middle-aged hawker, while fleeing from law enforcement agents for fear...

Lagos now officially an oil producing state – Governor Ambode

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday declared that Lagos has officially joined the League of Oil Producing States in Nigeria following the discovery of crude oil by Yinka Folawiyo Petroleum Company Limited in Badagry, Lagos. Governor Ambode, who made the declaration when the management of the company led...

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