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Tinubu and Fashola Owe $1.43bn Foreign Debt Not Me- Ambode

Outgoing Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode has stated that the current foreign debt owed by the State Government was inherited from previous administrations before his tenure began in 2015. According to the governor, during his four year tenure, his administration never took foreign credit facility to run state activities. Statistics from the Debt Management…

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Ambode Speaks On Working With Atiku, PDP Against Buhari, Sanwo-Olu, APC In Lagos

Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has denied allegations that he was working with the agents of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded presidential election to promote the interest of the opposition party in the state. A statement signed yesterday by the Chief Press Secretary to the…

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Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode Approves N10m To Slain LASTMA Officer’s Family

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has announced the approval of 10 Million Naira compensation to the family of the officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), who was recently killed by an FSARS Officer over a traffic dispute. He made the revelation, on Sunday, while commiserating with LASTMA over the killing of Mr…

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The Rise And Fall Of Akinwunmi Ambode “Baba Sope” Political Ideology And The Myth Of Yoruba Omoluabi Ethos By Kayode Ogundamisi

A Piece written by Kayode Ogundamisi. It is faulty to equate the deep loyalty Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu attracts in Lagos as exemplary of ‘Omoluabi loyalty’ or being reflective of the entire Yoruba or South-West populace. Ondo State electorate will argue for example that they “liberated” themselves without compromising the ‘Omoluabi’ ethos. In the 2012…

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APC Turmoil! President Buhari & Governors May Clash With Tinubu Over Ambode

Ambode yesterday, 20th of September, had a closed door meeting with Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, about the Governorship conflict between Ambode and Tinubu. It was also about the latest developments, particularly the outcome of the GAC meeting held on Monday, 17th of September in Lagos. Sources within the party said Buhari is worried…

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Ambode Storms Osogbo With Wife To Beg Tinubu

APC had gathered together on Tuesday, September 18, for the campaign of Osun State governorship candidate Mr. Gboyega Oyetola, when Governor Akin Ambode, his family and entourage, stormed Osogbo to beg Tinubu on bended knees The embattled Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, went to Osogbo, the Osun State capital with his wife, First Lady Bolanle Patience Ambode…

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I didn’t Speak To Tinubu About Ambode – Pastor Adeboye Denies Interceding In Politics

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Sunday, 16th of September, denied having a telephone conversation with the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, about the second term ambition of the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. In a disclaimer shared on his verified Twitter…

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“We Want Increased Trade Between Nigeria And UK”- Theresa May, British Prime Minister

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, says she had an excellent time in Nigeria and hopes to see increased trade and investment between Nigeria and the UK. She spoke with journalists at the Presidential Wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja on Wednesday in Lagos, shortly before departing the country at 8:10 p.m. “I was in…

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