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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]

REVEALED! How to End godfatherism in Lagos – El-Rufai [READ MORE]

The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El – Rufai, on Saturday said he defeated and retired four political godfathers in Kaduna State, saying the feat could be replicated anywhere, including Lagos State. El -Rufai, who argued that godfathers existed only on paper or in the minds of the people, said the key to defeating them was in going directly to the people. He, however, admitted that defeating godfathers required time and hard work. The Kaduna State Governor spoke in Ikoyi, Lagos, at an event organised by the Bridge Club tagged, “An evening with His Excellency Mallam Nasir El -Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State .” In his main speech, El [Read]

BOOM! Reps Speakership: Northern Youths accuse Tinubu of plotting Buhari’s removal before 2023

  The Northern Youths Movement (NYM) has warned leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the north to be mindful of plot by the party’s National Leader, Bola Tinubu to snatch power from President Muhammadu Buhari before 2023 so as to pave way for his presidential ambition. The group alleged that Tinubu was already aware that with President Buhari in power till 2023, his presidential ambition can never be realized and now plotting to orchestrate Buhari’s impeachment latest by 2022 if he remained healthy till then. NYM in a release issued in Abuja on Saturday, which was signed by its Chairman, Mallam Ishaya Jato, said Tinubu’s desperation to [Read]

No Group Can Stop Tinubu’s 2023 Presidential Ambition, Top APC Chieftain hits back at Miyetti Allah

– A former APC chairman in Lagos, Chief Henry Ajomale, said no group can stop Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s 2023 presidential ambition – Ajomole spoke against the background of earlier statement by Miyetti Allah chief saying power will remain in north beyond 2023 – The APC chief described the Miyetti Allah chief’s statement as reckless and unfortunate, adding that nobody knows what will happen before 2023 A former chairman of Lagos chapter of All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief Henry Ajomale, has vowed that no group can stop the presidential ambition of the APC national leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu come 2023. Speaking with The Sun against the background of an earlier statement [Read]

I Won’t Run An Adult Daycare Centre Because Of Tinubu, Says Dogara

Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, has responded to Bola Tinubu’s budget padding allegation, but with a strong warning that he “won’t run an adult daycare centre anymore on matters like this”. Reports have it on Sunday that Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), had accused Senate President Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, both former members of the party, of budget padding, saying: “Just look at the way Saraki, Dogara and their ilk hijacked the budget process these past four years,” he said in a statement released by Tunde Rahman, his spokesman. “National budgets were delayed and distorted as these actors repeatedly sought to pad [Read]

Support Lawan, Gbajabiamila Or Leave APC – Tinubu Tells Ndume, Other Lawmakers

  Newly elected APC lawmakers must tow the party line or be whipped out of the party, Bola Tinubu has said.  Mr Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, said that party discipline would be upheld in addressing the leadership tussle of the 9th National Assembly. Mr Tinubu said this while speaking with journalists in Lagos on Friday after a prayer programme organised by Islamic and Christian clerics to mark his 67th birthday. “Party discipline is key, we must be discipline in the party. We were a little careless in 2015. We created the opportunity for serpent to get into our party and that did not allow Nigeria to [Read]

Gov Amosun Absent At Tinubu’s 67th Birthday Colloquium [READ MORE]

Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, failed to attend the 11th Bola Tinubu Colloquium, which held in Abuja on Thursday, NEWS FLAKES NG reports Amosun was the only governor from the South-West that failed to attend the colloquium, which is held yearly in commemoration of Tinubu’s birthday. The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, who represented President Muhammadu Buhari, called out the names of all the governors present, as protocol demands. They are: Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State; Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State; Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State; his Ekiti State counterpart, Dr. Kayode Fayemi; and Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: INEC Presents Certificate of Return to Ogun [Read]

Oyo Guber Polls: Ibadan Mogajis Query Tinubu’s Interest In Oyo Guber Race [READ MORE]

The family heads in Ibadan land, under the banner of Authentic Mogajis on Wednesday queried the interest of the former governor of Lagos state and the National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in the gubernatorial election of Oyo state. The group also warned a former governor of Oyo state, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala over his recent utterances against the osi Olubadan of Ibadan land, Senator Rasidi Ladoja. Akala who was the arrowhead of recent coalition of major opposition parties had in a video while addressing his supporters said Ladoja told him that he could not become a governor because he was not an Ibadan indigene. The [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]

Bullion vans: I can keep money anywhere I want, says Tinubu [READ MORE]

  All Progressives Congress stalwart , Bola Tinubu, has told those asking questions about the presence of bullion vans at his residence in Bourdillon, Ikoyi, to mind their business, adding that he can keep his money wherever he wants. Tinubu said this while fielding questions from journalists shortly after casting his vote. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that some pictures had gone viral on social media on Friday showing two bullion vans making their way into Tinubu’s premises. [READ ALSO] #NigeriaDecides2019: Atiku Floors Buhari At Sanwo-Olu’s Polling Unit [READ MORE] According to rumours, the vans allegedly contained either ballot papers or huge sums of money which would be used for the elections [Read]

Buhari does not have money I want to steal, Tinubu boasts Again [READ MORE]

  The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, says he’s capable of bankrolling President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-eletion bid without input from the president. In a leaked tape of the party chieftain addressing APC supporters in his home recently, Tinubu said the president does not have the war chest to fund the election on his own. The former Lagos governor urged party faithfuls to ensure the president’s victory so that he can reward them with money for their mobilisation efforts. “For all those who have come to Bourdillon, you know why we are here. We are here for mobilisation. You know what I mean by mobilisation. “So, [Read]

Leaked Tape: Tinubu Promises APC Members Huge Money If Buhari Wins [READ MORE]

 The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has promised to give a substantial amount of money to the party faithful if their votes can secure re-election for President Muhammadu Buhari. Tinubu, former governor of Lagos State, also disclosed that he had enough money to bankroll elections without requesting any money from Buhari or dipping his hands in Lagos State’s treasury. He made the remarks in a leaked audio tape obtained from an authoritative source that pleaded anonymity. In the tape, Tinubu said, “For all those who have come to Bourdillon, you know why we are here. We are here for mobilisation. You know what I mean [Read]

2019 Presidency: Atiku is my friend – Tinubu issues statement ahead of Saturday poll [READ MORE]

  The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has admitted that presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is his friend. However, in a long statement forwarded to our source and obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG, Tinubu made it clear that he was backing APC’s candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, to win Saturday’s election. The former Lagos state Governor also went on to pick holes in Atiku’s economic plans for Nigeria, but praised the achievements of the incumbent government. “The future is uncertain until we enter it. February 16 is Election Day and on that day Nigeria shall step into its future. [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]