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    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied allegations of raiding the residence of former Governor of Lagos, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode. EFCC acting spokesman, Mr Tony Orilade denied the allegations in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday. There were reports in the early hours of Tuesday that operatives of the anti-graft agency had ...
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    Out-going Governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode says he will not be attending the formal inauguration of Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, saying the new governor deserves to enjoy his historic day without having him share in the glory with him. Ambode, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Habib Aruna, on Wednesday congratulated ...
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      President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said that his administration would recover all looted public funds and deal decisively with perpetrators of corruption. Buhari made the declaration in Lagos while speaking at the All Progressives Congress(APC) Presidential rally. The rally attracted a mammoth crowd of party faithfuls, who trooped out in their thousands to welcome ...
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        (L-R) Mr. Obatungbashe Adebayo, Deputy President of Campaign for Democracy; Mr. Femi Lawson, Secretary, Lagos Liberation Movement; Comrade Mark Adebayo, Convener, Lagos Liberation Movement; Comrade Toyin Raheem, Chairman, Campaign Against Corruption and Governance (CACOBAG); Comarde Peter Oyewole; Mr. Adkunle Araba and Alhaja Ganiyatu Matti with other Civil Society Coalition at a world press ...
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        Army Personnel arrested   By Theresa Igata Reactions have continued to trail the arrest by the Lagos State Government of an army personnel and another driver for driving against traffic, an act which some Lagosians have termed  “sheer wickedness and uncalled-for” considering the state of Lagos roads. One Engr. Michael Azeez wrote, “Before ...
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        The Governor-General of Canada, Julie Payette, on Tuesday inaugurated a 4.5 million dollars Lagos Biobank for effective management of outbreak of diseases, research and development of vaccines at the Mainland Hospital in Yaba, Lagos. Payette said that the West Africa Ebola outbreak underscored the need for countries to intensify cooperation and coordination to ...
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      Payette’s arrival in Lagos, Tuesday   The Governor-General of Canada, Julie Payette, arrived Lagos Tuesday morning to inaugurate the Lagos State Biosecurity Laboratory located at the Mainland Hospital in Yaba. News Agency of Nigeria reports that Payette and her entourage landed at the Presidential Wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos at 8.47 a.m ...
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      President Muhammadu Buhari and his Republic of Benin counterpart, Patrice Talon, will on Tuesday perform the official hand-over of the new Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Border Posts at Seme-Krake and Neope-Akanu in Badagry. The Lagos State Government said on Sunday that all necessary arrangements to ensure a hitch-free unveiling ceremony had ...
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    The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has rescheduled the governorship primaries in Lagos, Enugu and Adamawa states. According to a statement issued by the party’s Spokesman, Mr Yekini Nabena, on Monday in Abuja, the mode of primaries for Enugu and Adamawa states had also been changed from indirect to direct ...
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      Barely 48 hours to the direct primary election for APC governorship candidates, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the candidate purportedly being backed by the Mandate Group loyal to Asiwaju Tinubu is in big trouble. Sanwoolu is unhappy with the Pyrrhic victory that gave Isiaka Oyetola the winning edge on Thursday over the PDP dancing candidate, Demola Adeleke. ...