Tuesday, May 18, 2021


Akinwunmi Ambode

Ambode loses bid to stop Lagos lawmakers’ probe over purchase of 820 buses

An Ikeja High Court on Thursday held that former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos cannot stop the state Assembly from probing him over his administration’s purchase of 820 buses for the state’s bus reform project.

Reactions as Ambode, Dalung fail to make ministerial list

The immediate past Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode; and the last Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, have been trending on Twitter following their failure to make the ministerial list of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Ambode absent at Sanwo-olu’s inauguration, says I don’t want to share in his glory

Out-going Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode says he will not be attending the formal inauguration of Babajide Sanwo-Olu, saying the new governor deserves to enjoy his historic day without having him share in the glory with him.

Ambode brought changes to Lagos – Analyst

A Professor of Political Science, Prof. Femi Otubanjo, on Friday said that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode brought changes to the development of Lagos State.

Lagos Assembly holds emergency meeting, insists Ambode must go

The rift between the Lagos State House of Assembly and the executive arm may be taking another turn with the lawmakers reconvening for an...

Just In: Lagos lawmakers move to impeach Ambode

News emerging right now has it that the Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, might be impeached any moment from now. Daily Sun gathered that members...

Gov. Ambode appoints new Head of Service

The governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday approved the appointment of Hakeem Muri-Okunola as the state’s 21st Head of Service, HOS. The Chief...

MTN launches ‘Market Doctor’ in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday advised residents, especially traders, to adopt moderate lifestyle so as to achieve good healthy living. The governor gave...

Lagos sweepers protest delayed salaries, merger with LAWMA

Scores of street sweepers under the “Cleaner Lagos Initiative, CLI,” of the Lagos State Government on Wednesday protested their delayed salaries and merger with...

Lawmaker applauds Ambode’s display of sportsmanship

The Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly, Sanai Agunbiade, on Tuesday described Governor Akinwunmi Ambode as a man of honour for his display...

Lagos APC defies electoral panel’s order, declares Sanwo-Olu winner

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has declared Babajide Sanwo-Olu as winner of Tuesday’s governorship primary. This was contrary to the...

Lagos APC primary: Tight security at Agbado Oke-Odo

Security operatives have been positioned at the Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Authority of Lagos State...

Sanwo-olu replies Ambode, says campaigns must focus on issues

An All Progressives Congress governorship aspirant in Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday said he was disappointed by what he called attacks on him by...

Sanwo-olu is psychiatric patient, says Ambode

The governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday afternoon literally went for broke, throwing all his arsenals into the ring ahead of the...

Ambode debunks guber race withdrawal rumours

The Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has debunked rumours making the rounds that he withdrew from contesting for second term on the platform of...

Gov Ambode denies rift with Tinubu

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday said reports of him having a rift with national leader of All Progressives Congress, APC,  Bola Tinubu,...

2019: Femi Otedola accepts PDP’s offer to run against Ambode

Femi Otedola, a businessman and Chairman of Forte Oil Plc, has “accepted” the offer of a governorship ticket by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Dele...

Ambode urges Nigerian Govt to revive nonfunctional seaports

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to ensure that seaports in other parts of the country become functional to decongest Apapa port and ease gridlock.

Ambode’s endorsement of sports academy thrills Yobo

Former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo is excited by the endorsement given to his pet project, The Joseph Yobo Sports Academy by...

Gov. Ambode clears N37.546bn pension arrears

The Lagos State Pension Commission, LASPEC, said the state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has paid a total of N37, 546 billion to pensioners since 2015. According...

 Lagos to turn Sabo Industrial Estate into silicon valley in 18 months

The Lagos State Government said on Friday that it had concluded plans to transform the Sabo Industrial Estate in Yaba into a technology hub...

Ambode has done well — APC

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday said Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode had performed remarkably well to deserve another term in office.

Governor backs 25 years jail term for rapists, domestic violence

The Governor, decked in a red t-shirt with inscriptions including ‘I Say No To Rape’, ‘Stop Domestic Violence’, among others

$2bn needed to revive Lagos-Kano rail line – Osinbajo

Mr Osinbajo also said that the Federal Government would support state governments in the reformation of their economies.

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