Sunday, September 23, 2018

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    We’ll defend Tinubu’s dynasty, says Ambode on LG poll

We’ll defend Tinubu’s dynasty, says Ambode on LG poll

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, says he and faithful of the All progressives Congress (APC) will defend the dynasty of Bola Tinubu, national leader of the party, during the forthcoming local government election.Speaking at Lagos house, Ikeja, during the presentation of flags to the chairman and vice-chairmanship candidates of the APC, Ambode said a win for the party in [...]

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    Ambode: NYSC, land use acts shouldn’t form part of the constitution  

Ambode: NYSC, land use acts shouldn’t form part of the constitution  

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, on Friday, queried the inclusion of land use and NYSC acts in the 1999 constitution.He urged the national assembly to identify address such provisions in the constitution that have become “stumbling blocks” to true federalism in the country.The governor was speaking at a retreat which members of the senate and house of representatives committees [...]

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    Ambode suspends traditional ruler for faking own kidnap — and ‘frolicking’ around

Ambode suspends traditional ruler for faking own kidnap — and ‘frolicking’ around

Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos governor, has suspended Yusuf Ogundare, baale of Shangisha in Magodo, for faking his kidnap.The said kidnap took place on July 5 along the centre for management development (CMD) road in Ikosi-Isheri local council development (LCDA) area of the state.In a memo addressed to the sole administrator of Ikosi-Isheri by Teslim Folami, commissioner for local government and community [...]

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    Ambode: Jonathan denied Lagos ecological fund because of politics

Ambode: Jonathan denied Lagos ecological fund because of politics

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos, says his state never received any part of the ecological fund from the administration of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan "due to political consideration".The governor said his government is willing to tackle the impact of torrential rainfalls which has caused flooding in the state but it has limited resources.Speaking at a sensitisation workshop on water technology and [...]

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    Lost dignity — Otodo Gbame residents recount tales of woe

Lost dignity — Otodo Gbame residents recount tales of woe

Otodo Gbame is now a world totally removed from its former self where shanties were held steady by bamboo sticks and fish traps peeped out of the Lagoons.The once lived in community has now been replaced by the fast construction of what is looking like a luxurious estate.It is now devoid of its people, over 30,000 of them who are [...]

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    They are not spirits — Ambode vows to stamp out ‘Badoo’

They are not spirits — Ambode vows to stamp out ‘Badoo’

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, has vowed that his administration would curtail the activities of the group known as ‘Badoo’ in the Ikorodu axis of the state.Speaking while commissioning a rehabilitated fire service station in Epe axis of the state, Ambode said he did not believe that the Badoo members were spirits that could disappear.He also promised to ensure [...]

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    Ambode: Celebrating ‘product of the coconut’ at 54

Ambode: Celebrating ‘product of the coconut’ at 54

BY HABIB ARUNA It is always a herculean task to write tributes to your boss on his birthday, not for want of what to write, but for misconception of readers who may accuse you of being too patronising. As a matter of fact, there is no way a leader, mentor and boss like Akinwunmi Ambode will not be celebrated on his [...]

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    After Fashola, Ambode row, Osinbajo gives Lagos approval to repair airport road

After Fashola, Ambode row, Osinbajo gives Lagos approval to repair airport road

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has given the Lagos state government the go ahead to reconstruct the road linking Murtala Muhammed International Airport to Oshodi in the state.Akimwunmi Ambode, the state governor, had earlier accused the ministry of works, power and housing of frustrating efforts of his administration to reconstruct the road.He had said that despite having the funds to repair [...]

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    You acted in order, CAN tells Ambode on sack of chaplain

You acted in order, CAN tells Ambode on sack of chaplain

The Lagos state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says the sack of Femi Taiwo, presiding chaplain, Chapel of Christ the Light, by the state government is in order.Alexander Bamgbola, chairman of the association in the state, said this at a news conference in Ikeja, Lagos, on Tuesday.Bamgbola, who lamented that the matter had been over-flogged in the [...]

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    Ambode thanks Muslims for standing by him

Ambode thanks Muslims for standing by him

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, has expressed gratitude to the Muslim community in the state for standing by him and supporting his administration.Speaking while joining some Islamic leaders and groups to observe Iftar (breaking of fast) at the Lagos house in Ikeja, Ambode commended them for the harmonious relationship in the state, saying that the peaceful atmosphere had brought [...]

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    Ambode: With all sense of modesty, my state is unique

Ambode: With all sense of modesty, my state is unique

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, says there is no other state like Lagos in Nigeria.Speaking at the Lagos history lecture held at Eko Hotels and Suites, as part of activities marking the golden jubilee anniversary of the state, Ambode attributed the greatness of the state to its ability to be the melting pot for all cultures.He said over the [...]

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    You can’t force us off the roads, FRSC tells Ambode

You can’t force us off the roads, FRSC tells Ambode

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it has the right to operate both on the highways and within the cities, in emergency situations.Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos, had asked the FRSC to limit its activities to only the suburbs of cities and the highways.He said the decision was to ensure free flow of traffic in the state, noting that the activities [...]

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    Ambode: Lagos economy benefitted at least N3bn from Eyo festival (updated)

Ambode: Lagos economy benefitted at least N3bn from Eyo festival (updated)

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos, says the Eyo masquerade festival had a huge impact on the state's economy, estimating that the economy benefitted at least N3 billion from the activities it generated.Speaking at the weekend when he hosted a bi-annual retreat for state house reporters, the governor said that the resuscitation of the festival and the infrastructural development in the state [...]

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    Sick baby dies after being trapped in traffic ’caused by APC meeting’

Sick baby dies after being trapped in traffic ’caused by APC meeting’

An eight-day-old baby has died after being allegedly trapped in a traffic jam caused by a stakeholders' meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state.Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, Bola Tinubu, national leader of the party, attended the programme organised ahead of the July 22 local government election.Major roads around the APC state headquarters in Ikeja were [...]

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    VIO not completely banned, says Lagos

VIO not completely banned, says Lagos

The Lagos state government says it has not completely banned the operations of the Vehicle Inspection Service being performed by Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIO) in the state.Olanrewaju Elegushi, the state commissioner for transportation, and Steve Ayorinde, commissioner for information and strategy, said this in separate interviews on Tuesday. in Lagos, said that the VIS officials only went for training to [...]

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    Ambode says Lagos public service is the most progressive in Nigeria

Ambode says Lagos public service is the most progressive in Nigeria

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, has described his state's public service as the most progressive in Nigeria.Speaking on Tuesday during the opening session of the summit of Association of Lagos State Retired Heads of Service and Permanent Secretaries (ALARHOSPS), Ambode said over the years, members of state's civil service have contributed immensely to the growth of Lagos.The summit was [...]

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