Showing posts with label Lagos State. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Lagos State. Show all posts

Friday, 14 August 2015

Fashola: I have no child outside wedlock

Babatunde Fashola, former governor of Lagos state, has denied several allegations levelled against him since he left office, comparing his accusers with pigs who get “happy” when they get you “dirty”.

Sunday, 12 April 2015

How Ambode defeated Agbaje in Lagos

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Akinwunmi Ambode defeated his main challenger, Jimi Agbaje of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, according to the result announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Below is the result from the 20 Local Government Areas as announced by INEC.

APC in Clear Lead in Lagos Governorship Elections (Unofficial)

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is poised to retain the governorship seat in Lagos as it shoots into a clear lead as results roll in.

Independently collated results from wards and Local Governments show that APC Leads with a margin of 163,679

PDP Currently leads in 5 of the 20 Local Government Areas in Lagos.

Nollywood star, Desmond Elliot wins House of Assembly seat

Nollywood star, Desmond Olusola Elliot has won his bid to represent the people of Surulere constituency at the Lagos State House of Assembly, defeating the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Bayo Smith. This is according to tweets by the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate.

Saturday, 11 April 2015

FFK comes for APC for alleging GEJ was working to rig Lagos Gov polls

Femi Fani-Kayode has released a statement calling out APC for alleging that President Jonathan was in Lagos to rig the state governorship election in favor of PDP's Jimi Agbaje. The statement below..

Thursday, 9 April 2015

Fashola's Letter to Lagosians ahead of Saturday's Elections

First let me thank you all for turning out to vote on the 28th March 2015 and for doing so peacefully to make history by electing the All Progressives Congress candidates in the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

Ohaneze Ndigbo appeals to Igbos to forget Obas threat, sues for peace

Notable Igbo group, Ohaneze Ndigbo has asked all Ndigbos resident in Lagos to disregard the threat from the Oba of Lagos on the oncoming Governorship election. In a statement released and signed by the Chairman of the Caretaker Committee, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Ralph Obioha, the group said it has accepted the Oba's explanation which was released from his palace...

Ohanaeze-Ndigbo drags Oba Akiolu to Human Rights Commission

As reactions continues to trail the threat by the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu to drown Igbo in Lagos if they failed to vote his candidate, Akinwumi Ambode, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Saturday’s governorship elections in the state, Igbo groups in Lagos have dragged the Oba to the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC.

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

7 Reasons Why Everybody Loves Jimi Agbaje

As the build-up to the election continues, the momentum is swinging more and more to the underdog, Jimi Agbaje. It is pretty easy to see why as the down-to-earth politician is a rare breed. 
Below are seven reasons why everyone loves Jimi Agbaje and why the JK is OK movement is garnering a lot of followers by the second.

Photos: Igbo market leaders in Lagos meet with Ambode, assures him of their support

Leaders of Igbo Town Unions and markets in Lagos State met with APC governorship candidate, Akinwunmi Ambode today April 7th where they reassured him and APC of their support in the upcoming election. More photos below...

Governor Fashola and wife loved up in new photos

Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola pictured with his wife, First Lady Dame Emmanuella Abimbola Fashola who just turned 50 years old. Credit: Lukesh Photography.

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

APC condemns Oba of Lagos comments, says he does not speak for the party

The party took to Twitter this afternoon to condemn the comments made by the Oba of Lagos to Igbos on Sunday April 5th.

Monday, 6 April 2015

Open Letter To Jimi Agbaje: Don’t Allow What Happened To Funsho William To Happen To You

From all indications and by the recent happenings in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje is sure of winning the April 11, 2015governorship election in the state if results from the polling units will be allowed to count and as such he should take his personal security before Saturday’s election serious.

Oba of Lagos to Igbo leaders: Vote for Ambode or perish inside Lagoon

Igbo living in Lagos were told on Sunday to vote for the governorship candidate of All Progressives Progress (APC), Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, or else, they will die in the lagoon.

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

TAN rally shuts down commercial activities in Lagos

LAGOS—The Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria, TAN,  yesterday, shut down  commercial activities in major markets across Lagos as a result of its mega rally convened for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, President Goodluck Jonathan.

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Security beefed up at INEC’s Lagos office

Security has been beefed up at the Lagos state office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead of Saturday’s presidential election.

Monday, 8 December 2014

Lagos 2015: Obanikoro, Agbaje, Others Battle For PDP Governorship Ticket

There was tight security at Yard 158, Plot 34, Oregun Road, Lagos, southwest Nigeria, on Monday as delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, converged there to elect a candidate to represent the party in next year’s governorship election in Lagos.

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

113 Rapists Charged To Court In Lagos, As Fashola laments!

The Lagos State Government says it is currently prosecuting suspected 113 rapists at the High Court in the state, even as Governor Babatunde Fashola laments rising cases of rape in the state.

Sunday, 23 November 2014

Why I want to be next governor of Lagos— Adetokunbo Tobun Agbesanwa

Brave, assertive, intelligent, are words that best describe her. Adetokunbo Tobun-Agbesanwa is the only woman among 14 aspirants vying for the All Progressives Congress (APC) 2015 guber ticket in Lagos State. Her foray into politics dates back to her university days as a student of Political Science at the Lagos State University. Tokunbo, as she is fondly called, also grew up amongst forceful politicians. Her father Chief Adekunle Tobun’s political activities during the Third Republic taught her a lot.

Her mother, late Major Moji Adekunle-Obasanjo, also influenced her greatly. Not to mention her stepfather, former president Olusegun Obasanjo, one of the forces that have shaped Nigeria’s political history. A proud mother, Tokunbo is also happily married to a Political Scientist. She had resigned from the Lagos State civil service after a career that spanned 13 years to join active politics.

Monday, 10 November 2014

APC may lose Lagos in 2015, National Legal Adviser, Muiz Banire, warns

Muiz Banire, the National Legal Adviser of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and three-time commissioner in Lagos State, speaks to PREMIUM TIMES on a looming crisis within the state chapter of the party. The APC, in its previous forms, has controlled Lagos since 1999.