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Lagos Assembly inaugurates panel to probe Ambode

LAGOS – The Lagos State House of Assembly has inaugurated a committee to probe the administration of ex-Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. As part of its mandate, the Honorable Fatai Mojeed-led committee is mandated to probe the purchase of 820 buses that had been scheduled for public transport in the state. [Read]

EFCC Planning To Plant Hard Currencies in Ambode’s House – Lawyers

LAGOS – A group of lawyers have claimed that operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission who raided the residence of a former Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, tried implicating him with the planting of foreign currencies in the house. They however said this plot was frustrated as they insisted on searching the operatives before they gained access to Ambode’s residence in Epe. [READ ALSO] Epe Residents Lay Curses On Tinubu, Others Following EFCC’s Alleged Raid On Ambode’s Home The EFCC had raided the residence in the early hours of Tuesday but residents of the town took issues with the operatives, practically forcing them to flee. The lawyers – [Read]

Epe Residents Lay Curses On Tinubu, Others Following EFCC’s Alleged Raid On Ambode’s Home

This morning, news broke that operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) raided the residence of former Governor Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos state, in Epe area of the state.  [READ ALSO] BREAKING: We’re Only Investigating Ex-Gov Ambode, Didn’t Raid His Residence – EFCC The anti-graft agency has however denied raiding the residence of the for governor but confirmed that he his under investigation. [READ ALSO] EFCC Raids Ambode’s House In Lagos Residents of EPE town however came out in solidarity and protested the ‘raiding’ of Ambode’s house with many of them raining curses on Tinubu and anyone involved in ‘tormenting’ Ambode. [Read]

BREAKING: We’re Only Investigating Ex-Gov Ambode, Didn’t Raid His Residence – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says he did not raid the residence of immediate past Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode contrary to widespread reports.  [READ ALSO] EFCC Raids Ambode’s House In Lagos The commission made this known in a recent release by its Acting Head Media & Publicity, Tony Orilade and as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; EFCC PRESS RELEASE We Did Not Raid Ex-Gov Ambode’s Residence-EFCC The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has since early hours of today, been inundated with calls that operatives of the Commission raided the residence of the former governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode. We need to state for the records that [Read]

Alleged N9.9bn Graft: Ambode Knocks EFCC, Sends Strong Message to Buhari, Tinubu

LAGOS – Ex Lagos state governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has cleared the air over a statement credited to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alleging that it had frozen certain accounts linked to him. Ambode said account of his contains N9.9 billion let alone being frozen by the EFCC. He, however, added that in the spirit of Sallah and having been governor in the state with utmost dedication and integrity, his record is very clear and his mind joyful for the opportunity to have served the state diligently. Reacting via a statement by Habib Aruna, his media aide, Ambode said while he did not intend to join issues with [Read]

JUST IN: EFCC Freezes N9.9bn Bank Accounts Linked To Ex-Gov Ambode

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has frozen three bank accounts containing a total of N9.9bn linked to the immediate past Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode. The PUNCH had exclusively reported in June that loyalists of the ruling All Progressives Congress leader, Bola Tinubu, had decided to drag Ambode to the EFCC for investigation. The EFCC, in a Press statement by its spokesman, Tony Orilade, titled, ‘EFCC Secures Freezing Order on Accounts Linked to Ex-Gov. Ambode over Alleged N9.9bn Fraud’, said Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Tuesday ordered the freezing of the sum of N9.9bn belonging to the Lagos State [Read]

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]