SEE THE CULT GROUPS THAT DOMINATE VARIOUS PARTS OF LAGOS

202 suspects in four months •49 arrested in four days, assorted weapons recovered •Police launch ‘Operation Crush’ to fight the scourge By Evelyn Usman  The menace of cultism in Lagos state , is gradually assuming an alarming trend, following the orgy of killings and wanton destruction of both public and private properties,  associated  with  rival cult clashes in different parts of the state. Unfortunately, innocent persons have fallen victims during their operations, as some of them, who ran into the warring groups, lost their lives in the process, while others…

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WHY I AM ABSENT AT SANWO-OLU’S INAUGURATION- AMBODE

The outgoing governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode Wednesday morning has explained why he will be absent at the inauguration ceremony of the incoming governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at Tafa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos. Ambode, who congratulated and handed over to his successor- Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday, said the new governor deserves to enjoy his historic day without him sharing the glory with him. “The formal inauguration should have Mr. Sanwo-Olu as the star of the day. I don’t think that glory should be shared with him by my presence,” Ambode said…

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AMBODE’S SSG TUNJI BELLO SAYS HIS ADMINSITRATION WAS THE WORST SINCE JAKANDE ERA

The outgoing Secretary to the State Government in Lagos, Barr. Tunji Bello has stated that the Ambode administration lacked emotional intelligence and achieved less accomplishment when compared to previous administrations in the state. The acclaimed journalist and lawyer who has previously served on the administrations of former Lagos Governors, Bola Tinubu and Babatunde Fashola in his outgoing remarks as the SSG said Ambode’s ondoing is TIME TO SAY GOOD BYE TO COLLEAGUES ON THIS PLATFORM . The exit bell has sounded and it is time to say good bye to…

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SANWO-OLU MAKES FIRST APPOINTMENT EVEN BEFORE SWEARING IN

Few hours after he was officially handed over to, incoming Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has made his first appointment. He has appointed Tayo Ayinde as the new Chief of Staff. Ayinde was Sanwo-Olu’s Campaign Director. Close sources to Ayinde confirmed the development. Many friends of Ayinde has bombarded the social media with congratulatory messages. Independent Online reports that the out-going Governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday officially handed over to the Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, ahead of his inauguration on Wednesday. Sanwo-Olu’s emergence followed the decision…

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THE STORY OF MY LIFE BY AMBODE

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode3 Tomorrow, 29 May, 2019, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos will hand over power to his successor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu. He narrates the story of his life this medium. The history of Lagos cannot be written without mentioning him. He was born on 14 June 1963. After a 27-year stint at the Lagos civil service after which he was a financial consultant, he ran for public office as Governor in April 2015 and won. Since he was sworn in on 29 May 2015, he hit the ground running.…

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BREAKING NEWS: AMBODE HANDS OVER TO SANWO-OLU

Farewell Address By His Excellency, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, At The End Of His Administration As Governor Of Lagos State May 28, 2019 My fellow Lagosians. With a heart full of gratitude, I address you today for the last time as your governor. It has been an honour and a privilege of a lifetime to serve you for the last four years. It has been a remarkable journey which has had a lasting impact on my life and I want to thank all Lagosians for the experience of these last four…

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LAGOS USING CORRUPT COMPANIES TO COLLECT TAX SAYS FORMER CBN DEPUTY GOVERNOR

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Obadiah Mailafia, has said that the Lagos State Government is using corrupt consultants to collect tax from the people. Mailafia, who described the act as daylight robbery, called on the people of Lagos to rise against such extortion and corruption. The former CBN deputy governor said this during an interview on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Tuesday. Mailafa, who praised Lagos for being able to increase its Internally Generated Revenue, said there was room for doing things in a…

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LAGOS SOCIALITE CHARGED, BUHARI OLOTO TO COURT OVER TINUBU FAMILY PROPERTY

Lagos socialite, Buhari Oloto, has been charged alongside four others before a Lagos State High Court for alleged unlawful interference with property. The said offence is contrary to Section 2(1) of the Lagos State Properties Protection Law 2016. Other defendants are Tomori Williams, Adeyemi Adewale, Jimoh Jafar and Chief Edward Akande. The charge, marked LD/8821C/2019 and dated 18th February, 2019, was signed by DSP Henry Obiazi, on behalf of the Inspector General of Police. The charge reads: “Buhari Oloto, Tomori Williams, Adeyemi Adewale, Jimoh Jafar and Chief Edward Akande, between…

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MY PLANS FOR LAGOS IN MY FIRST 100 DAYS IN OFFICE- SANWO-OLU

By Temidayo Akinsuyi Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Governor-elect, in this interactions with select journalists in Lagos speaks on his plans for Lagosians and what he intends to achieve in his first 100 days in office. TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI brings the excerpts: By May 29, it will be 20 years of democracy in Nigeria. Looking at Lagos in the last 20 years under the progressives, do you think we have fared well? I honestly want to agree that it’s been worth it for us as progressives. More importantly, it’s been worth…

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WHEREABOUTS OF LAGOS BUDGET UNKNOWN 3 WEEKS AFTER IT WAS PASSED AND 7 DAYS TO THE END OF THE AMBODE ADMINISTRATION

Eight days to the end of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration in Lagos State, the whereabouts of the 2019 Appropriation Bill passed by the Lagos State House of Assembly, three weeks ago is unknown. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that there were issues between the Executive and the House before the budget was formally presented in February by the governor on the floor of the House. The House, however, passed the budget on April 29, more than 80 days after it was laid before the lawmakers. Meanwhile, three weeks after the appropriation…

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