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2019 POLLS FALL-OUT: ‘I’m Wiser Now’, Says Ambode [READ MORE]

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said that having spent almost four years running the affairs of Lagos, he is “wiser” now. Mr Ambode said this while fielding questions from state house correspondents during his visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja. The governor said he visited Abuja on behalf of Lagosians to appreciate Mr Buhari for inaugurating some of the projects in the state. When asked about what lessons he has learnt as a politician in Lagos, the governor said he has learnt a lot of things which has shaped his identity as someone who came into government as a “technocrat”. “You see, every politician learns every day,” [Read]

LAGOS VISIT: Gov Ambode has performed beyond doubts, says Buhari [READ MORE]

….Unveils Airport Road, Oshodi Transport Interchange, 820 Buses …With These Projects, The Future Of Lagos Is Secured- Ambode …Says Airport Flyover Open For Public Use May 10 After Quality Assurance Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday commissioned the remodeled Murtala Mohammed International Airport Road, the world class Oshodi Transport Interchange and the 820 high and medium capacity buses for public transportation, stating emphatically that State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode performed satisfactorily. Buhari, who commissioned the three impactful projects at a well-attended ceremony, said he was delighted to unveil the projects as they aptly reflected the drive and success of government in pursuing policies and programmes that will positively impact on [Read]

I’ve pardoned you, you will no longer be removed from office – Tinubu tells Ambode [READ MORE]

  The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, on Sunday said that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos would no longer be removed from office. Tinubu , who made the statement after a peace meeting was brokered by the APC leadership in the state , said the State House of Assembly had agreed to sheathe its sword . According to him, the executive and the legislative arms of government in the state had resolved to work together in the interest of the state . “ In the last one week , there was noise about the conflict between the executive and the House of Assembly . It is [Read]

BREAKING: Lagosians Protest Assembly’s Plans To Impeach Gov Ambode [SEE PHOTOS]

    Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that there is a protest ongoing at the Lagos State House of Assembly. The protesters are calling on the House to shelve talks of impeaching Akinwunmi Ambode, Governor of Lagos State, which formed part of the discussions at its plenary session on Monday. At the plenary session on January 28, 2019, there were allegations against Ambode that the 2019 budget, which had not yet been presented to the Assembly, was already incurring expenditure. After deliberations, Ambode was given one week to respond to the allegations. The protesters marched to the front of the House complex, bearing [Read]

‘You Are Dumbest Politician God Has Ever Created’ – Lagosians React to Plans to Impeach Ambode [READ MORE]

  Once again, Lagos State governor Akinwunmi Ambode is embattled and the tides aren’t in his favour as members of the Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday evening began moves to impeach him over alleged gross misconduct. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that a lot of Lagosians aren’t happy about the attempt to impeach him just a few months after he lost the party ticket to contest for a second term in office. See all the reactions below…. It’s sad to even tweet this, but Governor Ambode will be wiped off the history books and man is not even fighting… Like how can a Lagos State governor be so POWERLESS? [Read]

JUST IN: One Of the Stabbed Victims of Rowdy Lagos APC Rally ‘AFEEZ ISMAIL’ Confirmed Dead [SEE PHOTOS]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that about thirty minutes ago, One of the victims, “Afeez Ismail” that was shot during the Lagos APC FLAG OFF held earlier On Tuesday is confirmed dead at General hospital, Ikeja. Recall that Lagos APC Strongman MC Oluomo was equally reported as one of the other victims also Stabbed in the neck in the rowdy event that took place in Lagos on Tuesday January 8, 2019. [READ ALSO] 2019: Lagos APC Strongman MC Oluomo Stabbed, Journalists Shot as Thugs Chase Ambode, Sanwo-Olu out of Campaign Venue [READ MORE & SEE PHOTOS] See more photos below as obtained by [Read]

2019: Lagos APC Strongman MC Oluomo Stabbed, Journalists Shot as Thugs Chase Ambode, Sanwo-Olu out of Campaign Venue [READ MORE]

  Strongman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and leader of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Musiliu Ayinde Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo and three journalists landed in hospital today after a knife and gun attack by some gangsters at the flag-off of the party’s campaign in Ikeja. NEWS FLAKES NG learnt that three journalists sustained gunshot wounds as guns, machete and other dangerous weapons were freely used when rival gangs clashed at the Skypower Ground venue of the rally in Ikeja and sent party stalwarts running for cover. The police later brought the situation under control as they engaged the hoodlums in a shootout. Lagos State governor, [Read]

2019: Ambode supporters march for Sanwo-Olu [READ MORE & SEE PHOTOS]

  Scores of supporters of Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday embarked on solidarity rally to reaffirm commitment to the election of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in next year’s general elections in the State, Mr Babajide Sanwo -Olu. The supporters , who marched from the State Secretariat in Alausa to the APC secretariat on Acme Road in Ogba , said there was no iota of truth in the purported alliance with the Peoples Democratic Party and Accord Party as reported in some sections of the media. The rally, which was organised under the auspices of Ambode Mandate Support Group , was well attended by [Read]

No Other Political Party Will Rule In Lagos Except APC – Oba Akiolu [READ MORE]

  The Oba of Lagos Oba Akiolu 1 has said that God will not allow any other party apart from All Progressives Congress (APC) to take over the State in the forthcoming general election in 2019. Oba Akiolu He made this remark yesterday in Lagos at the 11th Annual Hijrah Lecture and Commissioning of the new House of Assembly Mosque. He said the new Mosque was unique especially as it was built inside the Assembly complex where Bills are passed into law. Oba Akiolu also argued that it was not enough to build Mosque but that the custodians of the Mosque should be properly taken care of. He also advised [Read]

2019: I am Mentally Fit and Stable, Sanwo-Olu tells INEC

  The Lagos State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress , Mr Babajide Sanwo -Olu, says he has never been declared unfit and having unsound mind at any point in time . This is contrary to allegations levelled against him by the Lagos State Governor , Mr Akinwunmi Ambode . The governor on September 30 , 2018 while addressing a World Press Conference alleged that Sanwo -Olu was once a patient at the Gbagada General Hospital , Lagos , where he underwent rehabilitation . Sanwo -Olu had emerged as the governorship candidate of the party in the state based on the support received from the Mandate Movement of the [Read]

2019: Again, PDP woo Gov Ambode, other aggrieved APC Members in Lagos, says ‘let’s free Lagos’ – READ MORE

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos has reached out to members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to join what they describe as the struggle to free the state from one-man leadership. The party said the APC members should join the “free Lagos train” to be recorded as true progressives that returned the governance of the state to the people. The PDP’s entreaty was premised on the inability of some members of the APC to get the party’s ticket to contest in the 2019 elections. Spokesman of the PDP, Mr. Taofiq Gani, in a statement said aggrieved members should be bold enough to dump the APC, adding [Read]

GIST: Mercy Aigbe finally responds to news about Ambode buying her a house

  While the Lagos state governor, Ambode remain silent over the rumour that went viral last week regarding the alleged purchase of a house for Nollywood Actress, Mercy Aigbe, the top actress has taken time to respond on her critics on social media. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that she denied the allegations and claims that the house was bought for her by anyone nor the governor but that it was purely due to her ‘hardwork’ and the works of her hands. She wrote, “Dear Bloggers, the mumu upcoming script writer! and association of instablog bad belle, jobless commentators….this house you see in this picture was bought with my hard work [Read]

‘Emulate Ambode’, Buhari begs losers of APC primaries not to abandon party

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday appealed to all aspirants who lost during the recent primaries of the All Progressives Congress across the country not to abandon the party . NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that he urged them to demonstrate the spirit of sportsmanship by accepting the outcomes without bitterness or resentment . Buhari made the appeal in a statement made available to journalists by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity , Garba Shehu. The President also congratulated winners of the primaries and asked them to be magnanimous in victory . “In every competition , someone has to win and someone has to lose , but those who [Read]

2019: Ambode Concedes defeat, Congratulates Sanwo-Olu

  The drama over who gets the Lagos governorship ticket of the All Progressives Party in the 2019 general elections has come to a close as the incumbent Governor , Akinwunmi Ambode , has conceded defeat . NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the governor in a state broadcast congratulated the winner , Babajide Sanwo -Olu , and urged party members to queue behind him and ensure victory for the APC in 2019. Ambode said , “Dear Lagosians , APC is a great party and the interests of our beloved State must always supersede that of any person or group . It is in this regard that I wholeheartedly congratulate the [Read]

BREAKING: Lagos APC Chairman declares Sanwo-Olu Winner of Guber Primaries in defiance of NWC order

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Chairman of the Lagos State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, Mr . Tunde Balogun, on Tuesday night declared Mr. Babajide Sanwo -Olu as the winner of the party ’s governorship primary. Balogun declared that Sanwo -Olu polled 970, 851 votes to defeat incumbent Governor Akinwunmi Ambode with 72, 901 votes. Balogun declared the election free and fair , thanking members of the party for coming out to vote . Earlier in the day , the National Working Committee panel sent from Abuja to oversee the election had declared the primary invalid . The panel [Read]