Monday, October 21, 2019

Tag "jimi agbaje"

    INEC declares Sanwo-Olu winner in Lagos

INEC declares Sanwo-Olu winner in Lagos

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared winner of the Lagos State governorship election.Announcing the result at the state collation center, Eyitope Ogunbodede, returning officer, said Sanwo-Olu polled 739,445 votes ahead of Jimi Agbaje, his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rival, who polled 206,141 votes.In Epe LGA, where Akinwunmi Ambode, the incumbent governor is from, APC scored [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Lagos Accord Party abandons its legislative candidate for PDP’s

Lagos Accord Party abandons its legislative candidate for PDP’s

Accord Party has withdrawn its support for Abdukareem Jubrin, its house of assembly candidate for the Saturday, March 9 elections.The party cited anti-party activities as the reason for its withdrawal.Speaking with journalists after an emergency state executive committee meeting in Lagos on Thursday, Joseph Beckely, chairman of AP, said the party had notified the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Agbaje: Removing trucks from Lagos highways because of Buhari is wickedness

Agbaje: Removing trucks from Lagos highways because of Buhari is wickedness

Jimi Agbaje, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state, says removing heavy-duty vehicles from highways due to President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state is hypocritical and wicked.Trucks, which had littered major roads in the state and hindered free flow of traffic, were evacuated few hours to Buhari's visit for his reelection campaign.Speaking at a town [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    Agbaje kicks against plot to impeach Ambode

Agbaje kicks against plot to impeach Ambode

Jimi Agbaje, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state, says the plot to impeach Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of the state, is meant to intimidate him.The state house of assembly had accused Ambode of incurring expenditure from the 2019 budget without presenting it to the assembly.The lawmakers issued the governor a week ultimatum to explain his action, saying failure [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Sanwo-Olu says Agbaje has nothing to offer

Sanwo-Olu says Agbaje has nothing to offer

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, says Jimi Agbaje, his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart, has nothing to offer the state.Sanwo-Olu said this when he featured on Morning Digest, a radio programme, hosted by Jimi Disu on Lagos Talks 91.3FMSanwo-Olu accused Agbaje of lacking in basic knowledge and practical ideas to drive governance of [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Agbaje: Lagos has not witnessed real governance in 20 years

Agbaje: Lagos has not witnessed real governance in 20 years

Jimi Agbaje, Lagos governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the state has not witnessed real governance in the last 20 years.Agbaje made the remark when meeting with members of the Committee of Indigenous Associations of Lagos State (CIALS).The PDP candidate said the last time residents felt the real impact of governance was during the administration of Lateef [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Ex-APC chieftain: Ambode will return at the end of Agbaje’s tenure

Ex-APC chieftain: Ambode will return at the end of Agbaje’s tenure

Sunday Ajayi, a former chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, says Akinwumi Ambode, governor of the state, will come back after Jimi Agbaje has ended his tenure.Agbaje is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election.Ambode had lost the governorship ticket of the party to Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who enjoys the support of influential [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Agbaje hits Tinubu: Pharaoh, you must let our people go

Agbaje hits Tinubu: Pharaoh, you must let our people go

Jimi Agbaje, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, has likened Bola Tinubu, chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to the biblical Pharaoh of Egypt.Agbaje made the comparison in reaction to Tinubu's mockery of his stance that Lagos state needs freedom from Alphabeta Consulting.Tinubu had on Monday urged Agbaje to learn vulcanising or tailoring if he wants [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Agbaje: I decided to run for governor because I couldn’t find a younger person

Agbaje: I decided to run for governor because I couldn’t find a younger person

Jimi Agbaje, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he decided to take another shot at the number one position in the state because he could not find a "suitable" younger candidate for the position.Speaking on Channels Television, Agbaje said after losing the governorship election in 2015, he had made up his mind not to contest the seat [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Agbaje: Tinubu is my friend, but I’d free Lagos from Alphabeta

Agbaje: Tinubu is my friend, but I’d free Lagos from Alphabeta

Jimi Agbaje, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Lagos state, says he will free Lagos state from Alphabeta Consulting.According to Agbaje, Alphabeta Consulting receives a particular -- unknown -- percentage of every dime Lagos earns in taxes and revenues, which he says is against international best practices."I could be here all day talking about Free Lagos. Let me start [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Ambode’s Lagos: A beautiful picture of an ugly state

Ambode’s Lagos: A beautiful picture of an ugly state

Last week Friday, I saw one of the posters of Jimi Agbaje, an on and off politician and one of the highlights of his campaign is freedom. He is promising Lagosians freedom! When I saw it, I laughed, I was not surprised though. We are in the season when lies fly everywhere as sparks when a welder is working on [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Lagos is not in bondage, Sanwo-Olu replies Agbaje

Lagos is not in bondage, Sanwo-Olu replies Agbaje

Babajide Sanwo-Olu , governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, says Lagosians are free citizens and not in bondage.Sanwo-Olu said this in reaction to a statement reportedly made by Jimi Agbaje, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that he would deliver Lagosians from bondage.Agbaje had also said he would bring freedom to Lagosians.Reacting to Agbaje’s statement, [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Jimi Agbaje: My campaign billboards are being vandalised

Jimi Agbaje: My campaign billboards are being vandalised

Jimi Agbaje, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state, has alleged that his campaign billboards were vandalised overnight.He said this via his Twitter handle on Saturday.Agbaje said the billboards were removed just as campaign commenced."Early this morning, our boards were vandalised and removed just as campaign commenced. Some of our deployment staff were also threatened with [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Agbaje, Lagos PDP guber candidate, picks banker as running mate

Agbaje, Lagos PDP guber candidate, picks banker as running mate

Jimi Agbaje, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state, has picked Haleemat Busari, a lawyer, as his running mate.Busari, a law graduate from the University of Lagos, is a director on the board of several blue-chip companies.She was a director in Zain Nigeria Ltd (now Airtel Nigeria, a telecommunications company) and a serving director in First [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Agbaje pulls out of PDP race

Agbaje pulls out of PDP race

Jimi Agbaje, one of the contenders for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairmanship position, has withdrawn from the race.Agbaje announced his withdrawal in a letter he wrote to the chairman of the party's national convention planning committee.His withdrawal came shortly after Bode George, also a contender in the race, withdrew alleging fraud in the convention.Agbaje said his reason for withdrawing is [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    QUESTION: As Agbaje chases yet another political office, will he be third time lucky?

QUESTION: As Agbaje chases yet another political office, will he be third time lucky?

Jimi Agbaje is fast becoming a perennial contender for political office in Nigeria, yet he has never tasted victory.Since emerging on the political scene in 2005, Agbaje has criss-crossed several political parties in search of an opportunity to contest for an elective position and to fulfill his ambition of public service.Thus far, his story has been that of near misses and [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Exchange Rates

October 14, 2019USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK306397354
LAGOS362475413
KANO361474413
PH361475412
ABUJA362476413
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement