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The Carnage Called Godfatherism In Nigeria’s Politics

Over the years, the southwest politics has been characterized by politics of godfatherism. The southwest, maybe because of it nature of respect to elders, seems to be the most politically loyal and politically controlled region in Nigeria. Since before 1960, individuals like Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Sir S. A. Akintola among numerous

Governor Ambode Moves Against LGA Chairmen, Considers Massive Sack

Fifty seven Local Government Areas and Local Council Development Areas Chairmen may have to sacrifice their seats for going against Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on his second term ambition, should the governor succeeded with a leaked sacking plan of the council’s chairmen, which he had planned to carried out

Governor Ambode’s Fate Still Remains Uncertain

Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC), the highest decision-making body of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, says a primary election will be held to determine the party’s governorship candidate. The resolution was an outcome of a meeting held on Saturday at the residence of Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the

Lagos State Breaks Silence On Ambode’s Alleged Move ‘Against Igbos & Other Tribes’

The Lagos State Government on Thursday debunked allegations that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode was making moves against non-indigenes, especially the Igbos in the state. Clarifying on the matter, the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Kehinde Bamigbetan, in a statement, described the report as “baseless, mischievous and irresponsible”. Bamigbetan said the claims were nothing, but

Lagos State Government extends Oshodi-Airport road re-construction to Ladipo

Lagos State Governor,Mr Akinwunmi Ambode Orders Spare Parts Traders To Vacate Ladipo International Market , as the Lagos State Government on Monday approved the extension of the ongoing reconstruction of the International Airport Road to Ladipo International Market axis along Oshodi Apapa Expressway. The Government also announced plans to construct a pedestrian bridge

Lagos makes Yoruba language compulsory in secondary and tertiary institutions

The Lagos State government has now made it compulsory for all students seeking admission into the state’s tertiary institutions to have at least credit in Yoruba Language. The Yoruba Language Preservation and Promotion law provides that all the laws in the state “will be translated into Yoruba Language. Moreso, all state-owned tertiary institutions

“Tough time awaits sexual offenders” – Ambode vows as Lagos becomes the first state to set up special courts for sexual offences

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday commissioned a Sexual Offences and Special Courts for Corruption and Economic Crime Cases, with a vow to make the State uncomfortable for sexual offenders and bring perpetrators of economic crimes to justice without delay. . Two courts will adjudicate on special offences (economic and

Deji Tinubu buried in Lagos (photos)

The late Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Commerce and Industry, Deji Tinubu, was buried on Tuesday at the Vaults and Gardens, Ikoyi, Lagos. Tinubu died last Thursday after slumping during a football match in Epe, Lagos. A funeral service was held for the deceased at the City of David

Ambode appoints Asisat Oshoala as Lagos State Sports Ambassador

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has appointed, Asisat Oshoala as the new Lagos State Sports Ambassador. The footballer, who won the CAF Women’s African Football Player of the Year was received by Ambode at the State House, with the governor declaring her a “sport ambassador of Lagos.” Confirming the appointment in a tweet on


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