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    President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met separately behind closed doors with Governors Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, Samuel Ortom, Benue, and Nasir El-Rufa’I of Kaduna, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Details of the meetings were sketchy but Ambode told State House correspondents that he was in the villa to thank the president for his visit ...
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    Lagosians from all divides have hailed Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on the recent commissioning of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Road, the Oshodi Transport Interchange and other projects across the state. The projects were commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari. A state-wide vox pop conducted by Political Economist returned a verdict of commendation for ...
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    A pregnant woman, the proprietor of the nursery/Primary school and 19 others, including no fewer than 12 pupils died in the collapsed building at Massey Street, Itafaji on Lagos Island on Wednesday, witnesses and hospital sources said. The building at 63 Massey Street, it was learnt, had been marked for demolition by officials of the ...
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    The flag-off campaign of Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governorship candidate of APC for Lagos State in the 2019 gubernatorial election at Bishop Vining Centre, Ikeja, ended on a bloody note  when a photo journalist with Ijoba Ibile TV, Mr Abiodun Yusuff was hit by a stray bullet on his hand while covering the event. He ...
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    KEN UGBECHIE …gongbeat column Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State is one of the golden boys of the current generation of governors. A man of great vision, depth and managerial acuity. A great administrator who just wants to get the job done. He may not be a good politician by Nigerian standard of gauging political ...
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    Nigeria’s singers Davido, Tiwa Savage and Falz won awards at the 5th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA held in Accra, Ghana Saturday night. But one of the greatest honours of the night was won by Ethiopian singer Betty G.  She won Africa’s best album of the year and also was rated the best female artiste ...
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    Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday said reports of him having a rift with national leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, were untrue. Governor Ambode made the clarification in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS) Mr Habib Aruna, in Lagos. Both the social and traditional media have ...
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    Retired General Yakubu Gowon and Governor Akinwunmi of Lagos State will be the guest lead speakers at the forthcoming Africa Innovation Concepts (AIC) 2nd Annual Leadership Summit, “LEAD 2.0’’. The summit put together in partnership with the Lagos State Youth Parliament has the theme, “Successor Generation: Creating Opportunities for Next Generation of Leaders’’. Retired Gen. ...
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    Dr Michael Olawale-Cole, formerly intending to be governor of Lagos State on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has left the party for All Progressives Congress (APC). Olawale-Cole said his decision was informed by what he described as impressive performance of President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State. In an interview ...
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    Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, has advised corps members in the state to embrace the values of discipline and diligence, as sure paths to success in life. Ambode gave the advice in Lagos on Thursday during the swearing-in ceremony of the 2018 Batch ‘B’ stream 2 corps members by the National Youth Service Corps ...