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Gov Ambode Speaks On His Projects Being Abandoned By New Administration.

Amid fears of abandonment of ongoing projects by the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode-led administration after May 29, 2019, the governor has assured his successor will continue with his programmes. Ambode gave the assurance during the Ninth Tradesmen And Artisanship Week and Graduation Ceremony for Re-Trained Artisans in Ikeja, yesterday. He said the programme

Ambode: Why The War Against The Lagos Governor Is Not Yet Over

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode is out and could be down in weeks. LANRE ADEWOLE points out his options. Except miracles happen, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode will walk away on May 29, 2019 with unenviable records. He will be the first sitting governor in the South-Western part of the country since the return of

33 Good Reasons Why Governor Ambode Will Forever Be Remembered

Supporters of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode have taken to social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp to circulate 33 achievements of the former civil servant. The broadcast message has generated thousands of views by Nigerians who are sympathetic to the fate of Ambode who conceded defeat to his appointee, Babajide

The Real Reason Why Governor Ambode Accepted Defeat – Sources Reveal

According to a report by Punch Metro, there were indications on Wednesday that the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, conceded victory to Babajide Sanwo-Olu, his main opponent for the All Progressives Congress governorship ticket in Lagos, to calm frayed nerves and avert impeachment. There had been expectation that the governor would

Ambode Accepts Defeat, Congratulates Sanwo-Olu

Akinwunmi Ambode, incumbent Governor of Lagos State, has accepted defeat in his efforts to become the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 governorship election in the state. He has congratulated the winner of the APC primaries in the state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Ambode made the announcement on Wednesday during

Ambode Had ‘Secret Meeting’ With APC Electoral Panel Before Primary

Members of the APC electoral panel sent from Abuja to conduct the Lagos governorship primary had a secret meeting with Akinwunmi Ambode, the state governor, on Monday, insiders have told TheCable. The Clement Ebiri-led committee was “holed up” at their hotel till 1pm on Tuesday while voting went on at the

Akinwunmi Ambode: The Tragedy Of Not Conquering The Self

While reading the book, Shadow: Five Presidents and the Legacy of Watergate by Bob Woodward, something fascinated me. Richard Nixon, former American president and the man at the centre of the Watergate scandal, was facing the most disastrous period of his career. The options in front of him were limited. One of

Lagos Civil Servants Back Ambode For APC Primary

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s bid to seek reelection under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has received a boost as the Lagos State Civil Servants have thrown their weights behind him. The endorsement by civil servants is coming on the heels of many political rallies being organized in the state

Lagos State Lawmakers Reportedly Dump Governor Ambode

Emerging from ongoing secret meeting of members of Lagos State House of Assembly, was report of the state’s lawmakers who have just adopted Babajide Sanwo-olu as preferred candidate to have All Progressives Congress (APC) chapter of Lagos’s governorship ticket against embattled incumbent Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. From the ongoing meeting, the 36

Governor Ambode Reportedly Plans APC Exit

There have been strong reports that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode who has been locked in a cold war with his principal, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu might be jumping ship from the ruling All Progressives Congress to a smaller political party rumoured to be the Action Democratic Congress. In fact, Ambode's nomination and

31 Political Parties Endorse Ambode’s Re-election Bid

The People’s Trust (PT), a new mega party nationally led by Olisa Agbakoba, human rights advocate, and Abduljalil Tafawa Balewa, son of former prime minister of Nigeria, has endorsed Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, for 2019. Thirty other political parties endorsed the governor and offered him their tickets for 2019. Ambode

KWAM 1 Is An Ingrate And A Traitor For Insulting Ambode – Obesere

Popular Fuji singer, Abass Akande Obesere, has rebuked his senior colleague, KWAM 1 for his statement on the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode. A video had went viral online, which showed KWAM 1 speaking in Yoruba language saying, Ambode “is behaving like a god”. "All the good things in Lagos were seen during

The Day Governor Ambode Wept

The travails of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State need to be fully documented not only by journalists and historians but also by political scientists across the world as it sets a new trend in Nigerian politics especially in our unformed version of democracy. A few months ago, Ambode was the

Ambode’s Wife Left Disappointed As She Fails To Change Tinubu’s Mind

A last-minute effort by the wife of the Lagos State Governor, Bolanle Ambode, to save her husband’s job was said to have hit a brick wall on Tuesday, PUNCH exclusively reports. It was gathered that Bolanle, who followed Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to Osun State on Monday for the Tuesday’s All Progressives

“Who am I to speak after Jagaban has spoken?” – Ambode

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday jokingly asked if he was qualified to speak after the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, had addressed an audience at an event. “Actually, I didn’t prepare to come and say anything here and who am I to speak after

Ambode May Withdraw From Governorship Race

Barring any last minute change, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode may withdraw from the governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State slated for September 25 and throw his weight behind the candidate endorsed by the most influential political group in the state, the Mandate Group. With just nine days

PDP speaks on choosing between Ambode, Otedola to rival Sanwo-Olu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State has said the party will readily welcome Governor Akinwunmi Ambode if he joins. Speaking to Punch, the Publicity Secretary of the PDP in Lagos, Taofik Gani, also said they could not confirm if billionaire businessman Femi Otedola, has been given a nomination form

Second Term Bid: Suspense In Lagos As Ambode Flies To Abuja To Beg Tinubu

It has been revealed that the confusion over the reelection bid of Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, failed to clear off on Saturday as the All Progressives Congress national leadership could not secure a firm commitment from its national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on governor’s second term ambition. According to a

Lagos PDP Begs Ambode To Join Party As Alleged Rift With APC Continues

The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday said it would welcome Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode into its fold if he decided to dump the All Progressives Congress. The Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr. Taofeek Gani, made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria

Coast Clears For Ambode As Lagos APC Cancels Rally For Sanwo-Olu

A rally to herald the campaign of Babajide Sanwo-Olu, a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State has been called off. A chieftain of the party told Daily Independent that they received an order ‘from our Leader’ that the rally scheduled to hold at the Blue Roof

What will happen if Tinubu, Ambode cause crisis in Lagos – Abidoye

The Spiritual father/Chairman, Cherubim & Seraphim Movement Church Worldwide, Most Rev. Samuel Abidoye has said that Nigeria would be affected if Lagos is on ‘fire’ Abidoye said this in reaction to the alleged face-off between the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu and Governor Ambode. Over 50 council

APC speaks on plot to impeach Ambode as Lagos governor

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos State, Babatunde Balogun, has dismissed reports of a plot to impeach Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for obtaining and submitting his form to go for a second term. He made this known at a press conference in Lagos yesterday. According to him, “there is no

How Ambode’s Quarrel With Tinubu Started

The current rift between the Governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode and the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress and former Lagos Governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu reportedly started after alteration of the state’s major policies shortly after Ambode assumed office. PoliticsNGR learned that APC leader refused to endorse his

Two APC Aspirants Battle Ambode For Lagos Ticket

Two new aspirants for the Lagos State governor under the All Progressives Congress’ umbrella emerged on Tuesday, fuelling speculations that all was not well with the incumbent governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, and a national leader of the party, Bola Tinubu. The aspirants, who were former commissioners in the state, Dr Obafemi Hamzat

What Ambode said about Tinubu while declaring for second term

Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, has thanked the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for giving him the platform to serve the people of the state. Ambode stated this during his public declaration for re-election in 2019. The Governor spoke at the open ground in Alausa, while addressing party

2019: Why we want Ambode disqualified – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Lagos State has called for the disqualification of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode in the coming 2019 governorship election. The party hinged its reason on alleged violation of the Electoral Act by the governor. The PDP frowned at the recent three million man march for Governor Ambode, insisting

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