Sanwo-Olu

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]

Lagos2019: Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu, in trouble as Group Activates ‘O to Ge’ Movement in Lagos [READ MORE]

A group identified as The Orange Movement has activated an ‘O to Ge’ movement with the aim to stop Tinubu from installing Sanwo-Olu as the next governor of Lagos state. Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, where some political activists are holding an anti-Tinubu rally ahead of the March 9 governorship election has been barricaded by policemen. We gathered that the group under the auspices of the Orange Movement converged on Oramiyan Hall in the hotel to strategize on how to stop Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), from having his way in the election. [READ ALSO] LOL! Lady advises men to stop giving money to women they [Read]

Atiku defeats Osinbajo, Sanwo-Olu in Lagos Polling Units [READ MORE]

  Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), defeated his major opponents President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Polling Unit 33, Unit 2, Victoria Garden City (VGC), Lagos. The VGC Polling Unit is where Osinbajo cast his ballot. The PDP polled 425 votes to the APC’s 229, in the presidential election. In the Senatorial ballot, the PDP polled 414 votes while the APC garnered 261 votes.   In the House of Representatives election, the PDP got 268 votes while the APC had 190 votes. [READ ALSO] Atiku Floors Buhari At Sanwo-Olu’s Polling Unit [READ MORE] Another presidential candidate, Mr. [Read]

BREAKING: Atiku floors Buhari At Sanwo-Olu’s Polling Unit [READ MORE]

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Peoples Democratic Party defeated the ruling All Progressives Congress at the Femi Okunnu polling unit, Lateef Jakande, Ikoyi where the APC governorship candidate in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, voted in the presidential poll. The PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, polled 52 votes to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, who got 48 votes. More Details Shortly as collation continues from various polling units across the country. Stay tuned to this space for more updates.   [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]

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: 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]

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]

2019: APC National Working Committee cancels Lagos, Ogun Primaries, Cites reasons as State chapters Insist Results remain VALID

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the All Progressives Congress, APC, National Working Committee (NWC) has explained why it cancelled the Lagos governorship primary election and that of Ogun State which took place earlier in the day. It said the preparatory process for the election had just been concluded. It said the preparatory process for the election had just been concluded. The Chairman of the panel, Chief Clement Ebri spoke at a news conference in Alausa, Ikeja. The battle is between Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and Babajide Sanwo-Olu, a former commisioner. “The preparatory process had just been concluded for the primaries. The primary [Read]