I Am Still Very Much In PDP – Agbaje

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last gubernatorial poll in Lagos, Jimi Agbaje has dismissed reports that he has dumped the party, saying he is still very much in PDP. Reports online had it that Agbaje had dumped the PDP over unresolved issues. A statement issued by Agbaje’s spokesperson, Modupe Ogunbayo, on Wednesday said he remained a member of the PDP. The statement said in the last 24 hours, Agbaje had received uncountable calls and messages from friends asking him if he had resigned from…

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UTME: JAMB Registers Over 300,000 In 7 days

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has registered over 300,000 candidates for its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in one week. The Board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. Benjamin said that this was coming a week after the commencement of the registration exercise. NAN reports that the board commenced registration of candidates for the 2019 all Computer Based Test (CBT) on Jan.10 and it would close on Feb. 21. According to…

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Buhari Seeks Public Help To Nab Corrupt Officials

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday night appealed to Nigerians that have evidence against corrupt persons in government to make it available.   He made the appeal while answering questions during a live TV programme tagged ‘The Candidates’, anchored by Kadaria Ahmed. The Programme is sponsored by MacArthur Foundation and NTA.   Buhari was reacting to the allegations that his government’s anti corruption war shielded members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).   The President was asked why the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir David…

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APC Primary: What Ambode’s Acceptance Of Election Result Means – Lagos Majority Leader

The Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly, Sanai Agunbiade has described the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode as a man of honour for his display of sportsmanship after failing to win the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship ticket for the 2019 election. Agunbiade, representing Ikorodu Constituency I in the Assembly, told newsmen in Lagos that Ambode had followed a path of honour, which according to him, is exemplary to other politicians.   “The incumbent governor, in his democratic disposition, came out and accepted the result, with a pledge to…

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APC National Assembly Primaries: Hon. Gbajabiamila, Hon. Taiwo, Hon. Benson, Prince Sanusi, Others Secure House of Reps Tickets

Kunle ADELABU – Remi Tinubu, Olamilekan Adeola, Bayo Osinowo also secure Senatorial ticket The Majority Leader of the Federal House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has again secured the candidature to vie for the Surulere I Federal Constituency seat in the Federal House of Representatives in the 2019 general elections.   The ranking lawmaker’s name is among the  names of the 24 successful candidates released by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State on Tuesday (yesterday). He secured 28, 995 votes in the primary election held across the state…

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2019: Resolve Your Feud With Ambode Now, Buhari Charges Tinubu

…As Ambode knows fate on Saturday Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has charged the National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to resolve all feud with the incumbent Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode to allow him run for a second term. Buhari was said to have met with Tinubu in Osun on Tuesday and directed that the feud should end. With the entrance of former Commissioner for Establishments, Training and Pensions, Babajide Sanwo-Olu into the governorship race, Ambode’s political future has been uncertain. With the mandate…

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Order Banning LG Traffic Officials From Lagos Roads Still In Force – LASTMA GM

– Urges motorists to report any extortion to appropriate authorities The directive of the Lagos State Government ordering Local Government traffic officials to vacate roads in the State and desist from controlling and enforcing traffic laws is still very much in force, General Manager of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Mr Olawale Musa has said.   Addressing motorists and commuters at the agency’s head office in Oshodi who had come to complain about the excessive activities of Local Government traffic officials who operate in mufti, Musa said for the…

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Tears, Tribute As Deji Tinubu Makes Final Journey Home

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, his counterpart in Ogun, Senator Ibikunle Amosun and wife of Nigeria’s Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo on Tuesday led thousands of friends, family members, colleagues and well wishers‎ to pay last respect to late Deji Tinubu who passed on last Thursday, January 25, 2018.   At a well attended lying in state and funeral service held at the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Victoria Island, Lagos, tributes, eulogies and tears poured in freely for Tinubu, who until his demise was the Special Adviser to Governor…

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Ambode Keen On Marketing Lagos Tourism Values Globally

The administration of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode is very keen on marketing the tourism values of Lagos State to business and leisure travellers across the globe, says Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Steve Ayorinde. Ayorinde, who spoke on the assumption of office as Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture on Monday, January 15, 2017, said this strategy is expected to be driven by the Ministry and would in essence necessitates positioning of the State tourism potentials for better respect and appreciation by different segments of the tourism market. He stated that…

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