Lagos State

BREAKING: Jimi Agbaje Quits PDP, speaks On Next Political Move [READ MORE]

The People Democratic Party Governorship Candidate of Lagos state Jimi Agbaje has dumped the People Democratic Party over an unresolved disagreement between him and the leadership of the party in the state. This contains in a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos. Agbaje revealed that it is necessary for him to leave this party after a series of allegations that arose after our party lost the Governorship election in Lagos State. ”I have tried to remain focused and ignored all the distractions coming from the leadership of the party. I am making the decision after due consultation with my supporters and loved ones for the sake of peace. Mr [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]

‘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]

2019: Debates Will Not Win Election, Buhari Will Win Again Next Year, APC Chieftain Boasts [READ MORE]

  An All Progressives Congress APC) Chieftain and the immediate past Commissioner for Works in Lagos State, Ganiyu Johnson (GAJ), on Sunday said debates would not determine who would win the 2019 presidential elections in Nigeria. Johnson, who recently resigned to run as the All Progressives Congress (APC) House of Representatives candidate for Oshodi Isolo II Federal Constituency, made the assertions at an interactive session with newsmen in Lagos. He spoke against the backdrop of the debate between vice-presidential candidates of five political parties on Saturday and the upcoming Presidential debate scheduled for Jan.19. It was organised by the Nigeria Election Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria [Read]

As a Man United fan, I’m envious of Chelsea – Tinubu, as Mikel Visits APC Chieftain

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, on Monday revealed his knowledge of football when Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi paid him a visit at his Bourdillon, Ikoyi home in Lagos. Mikel, who plays in the Chinese Super League, had visited Tinubu to seek his support for Africa’s Next Football Superstar, a talent hunt programme initiated by the Mikel Obi Foundation. But the ex- Chelsea midfielder , who won two EPL titles, three FA Cups, one Football League Cup as well as the UEFA Champions League and Europa League in 11 years at Stamford Bridge, was perhaps astonished when Tinubu displayed [Read]

PHOTOS: Siblings cut-off 10-year old boy’s head for ritual in Lagos

  The Police in Lagos State have arrested two siblings for beheading a 10-year old boy for ritual in Ibeju-Lekki area of the State. A statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer, Chike Oti on Wednesday said a team of anti-kidnapping personnel from the police command on 27 November, 2018 at about 2030hrs, on routine patrol between Ajah/Epe expressway, apprehended two brothers namely Ayodeji Obadimeji, aged 18 years and Saheed Obadimeji, aged 19 years of Tunde Balogun Street, Shapati, Ibeju-Lekki in possession of fresh human head. “On interrogation, they confessed that one Sodiq Abefe contracted them to provide him with human head at the cost of N200, 000, hence [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]