Gov Ambode calls for political reformation in Africa

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Wednesday called for collaboration among political leaders in Africa to reform political process for development and economic transformation of the continent. Ambode, represented by his deputy, Dr Idiat Adebule, made the call at the 2nd African Political Summit organised by the Association of Political Consultants in Africa (APCA)……

Ambode wins in court, secures order to demolish Lagos community

A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere has struck out contempt proceedings against the State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. Otodogbame community had dragged the governor to the court following his plan to demolish the area. Justice S. A. Onigbangbo, while striking out the suit, stated that, “the court lacks the jurisdiction to charge the governor of…

Ajah family drags Ambode to court over ‘illegal land allocation’

The Odugbese-Abereoje Chieftaincy Family of Ajah, Lagos State, has filed an action before the High Court of Lagos State, seeking to nullify the allocation of their family land at Ajiwe, Lagos by the Lagos State Government. In the suit filed on their behalf by eminent lawyer and human rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, the family is…

Outcry on social media as LASG continues demolition of water front community

The continued destruction of Otodo Gbame, a waterfront community in Lagos state has created an outcry on social media. Commentators lament the action by the State Government especially with the fact that no alternative settlement has been provided for evicted families. Reports say as early as 6am Sunday morning, men of the Lagos State Task…

Ambode says celebrating Lagos at 50 is celebrating Nigeria’s unity, progress

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Saturday said celebrating the state at 50 years amounted to celebrating Nigeria’s unity as Lagos provided the platform that kept the nation together. Ambode stated this in Lagos at the opening of a drama exhibition entitled “Wakaa the Musical” as part of 50-day activities heralding the May 27……

Ambode gives VIO, LASTMA, KIA N5m monthly target each

More reasons have emerged for the increased presence of various Lagos State government traffic monitoring agencies in all corners of the metropolis. The state is said to have issued a directive for the agencies to meet a minimum of N5 million monthly revenue target to each of them including the Vehicle Inspectorates Office (VIO), the…

Why I was worried when Ambode became Lagos State Governor – Tinubu

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has confessed that he was worried when Akinwunmi Ambode became Governor of Lagos State, because of the huge debt he inherited. Tinubu said this at the commissioning of Abesan-Aboru Link Bridge in Alimosho on Wednesday. He hailed Ambode as “a silent achiever”, who…

Ambode, an achiever in face of challenges, says Tinubu

All Progressives Party (APC) chieftain, Chief Bola Tinubu, says he had some worries when Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode assumed office in Lagos State, but is happy the governor has been an achiever in the face of challenges. Tinubu spoke at the inauguration of some road networks in Alimosho area of Lagos by Ambode, as he (Tinubu)……

Tinubu: I was worried when Ambode took over

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he was worried when Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, took over the mantle of leadership, but his “sterling performance” in the last 22 months has made him proud. According to reports from the Cable, Tinubu, described Ambode as not only a thinker but……

Lagos to regulate employment of housemaids, cooks, security guards

Lagos State Government is set to sponsor an executive bill before the state House of Assembly to regulate the employment of domestic workers and security guards. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode disclosed this at the launch of the Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC) held at the Agege Stadium in Lagos on Monday. Ambode said that the bill…

Lagos Launches Community ‘Police’

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday launched the rebranded Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps, with a pledge that the security of lives and property in the State is non-negotiable. Speaking at the official launch held at Agege Stadium, Governor Ambode said the move was another giant step towards enhancing security all over the State and a vital……

Veteran actor commends Ambode’s proposal to establish 5 theatre centres

Chief Lari Williams, a veteran theatre practitioner, has commended Lagos state Gov.The playwright, while commending Gov. Akinwumi Ambode for proposing establishment of five theatre centres in the state He gave the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the Artistes’ Village in Lagos on Sunday. He said that theatre, if……