Nigerians react as Ambode concedes defeat

Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday stirred reactions online after he conceded defeat to the anointed candidate of the National Leader of the All progressives Congress, APC, Babajide Sanwa-Olu. Sanwo-Olu, who is the Tinubu’s candidate had defeated Ambode during the controversial primary election held on Tuesday across the state. Against this backdrop, Ambode […]

Ambode govt under fire from Lagos residents

Owners of demolished property at the Lagoon View Estate, Ibeshe, Igbogbo-Bayeku Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Ikorodu, have concluded plan to take the Lagos State Government to court to seek redress. Mr Victor Armstrong, one of the affected residents of the estate, made this known to newsmen in Lagos on Wednesday. Armstrong noted that property […]

Court sends Saraki’s aide to jail over N3.5bn fraud, money laundering

A Lagos Federal High Court on Wednesday remanded an aide to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Gbenga Makanjuola in prison over alleged N3.5bn fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had arraigned Makanjuola alongside a firm, Melrose General Services Limited; and one Obiorah Amobi before the Justice Babs Kuewumi-led court. EFCC arraigned the accused […]

Bianca Ojukwu, others flee as gunmen disrupt APGA primary in Anambra

Gunmen on Wednesday invaded the venue of the Anambra South senatorial primary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, at the Township Stadium, Ekwulobia, in the Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State. The gunmen chased away all the delegates and disrupted the primary. According to Punch, some senatorial aspirants mobilised the thugs to the […]

Why we could not celebrate Independence – Ekiti pensioners

The Ekiti State pensioners have appealed to the Governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi to place high premium on payment of pension when assuming office, saying they are tired of how their members were being killed by treatable diseases due to unpaid pension arrears. The body accused Governor Ayodele Fayose’s government of neglect, which they said had […]

Lagos APC Primaries: Ambode speaks on election result as Sanwo-Olu emerges winner

Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode has rejected results from Tuesday’s All Progressives Congress Primary election. All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State on Tuesday night declared Babajide Sanwo-Olu as winner of the gubernatorial primary election held in the State. The chairman of the party in the state, Tunji Balogun made the declaration at the […]

Lagos APC primary: Sanwo-Olu finally speaks 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 Ambode polled 72,901 votes, […]

Lagos APC declares Sanwo-Olu winner of governorship primary

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State has declared Babajide Sanwo-Olu as winner of the gubernatorial primary election held in the State. The chairman of the party in the state, Tunji Balogun made the declaration at the state headquarters of the party in Ogba, Ikeja, on Tuesday night. Balogun said, ”We were preparing for […]