Lagos State

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]

BREAKING: Jimi Agbaje emerges Lagos PDP Guber Candidate, set to face Sanwo-Olu in 2019

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that popular Politician,  Jimi Agbaje has emerged as the the Peoples Democratic Party flag bearer for the Lagos State gubernatorial race on Friday after polling 1100 votes against his rival Adedeji Doherty who polled 742 votes. The contest also recorded 23 invalid votes. Agbaje is to slug it out with the All Progressives Congress, APC, flag bearer Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Agbaje had previously attempted to become Lagos State governor a number of times but had lost in those attempts. Recall that he was the party’s candidate in 2015. [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]