Ambode to herald Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

The Executive Governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode will on Monday at his office in Alausa, Ikeja meet with journalists to unfold plans for the 2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. In a statement issued by Olukayode Thomas, Head of Communications and Media for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, he stated that the Governor, as well as the other sponsors and partners, are all set for the parley with the media practitioners on Monday. Thomas also revealed that Bukola Olopade, the Race Organizer and Chairman of Nilayo Sports Management…

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BREAKING: Buhari summons Tinubu, Ambode

Buhari, Ambode, Tinubu

President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned the national leader of the APC, Bola Tinubu, and the Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, New Telegraph can report. The meeting is believed to be about the second term aspiration of Mr Ambode. Bola Tinubu, a two-term governor of Lagos has thrown his weight behind Mr Ambode’s challenger, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Ambode, at a press conference on Sunday, said Sanwo-Olu is not fit to govern Lagos. He revealed that his challenger was once arrested for fraud in U.S Meanwhile, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the…

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Ambode: Tinubu’s candidate arrested in U.S. for spending fake dollars

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The political atmosphere of Lagos State was charged yesterday as Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, took a swipe at his main opponent and All Progressives Congress (APC)governorship aspirant, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Ambode declared that Sanwo-Olu, is unfit and lacks the competence to govern Lagos State. The governor alleged that Sanwo-Olu was arrested and detained in the United States of America for spending fake dollars at a nightclub. He also said his rival was onetime rehabilitated at Gbagada General Hospital. Sanwo-Olu is the anointed candidate of APC national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. The…

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Sanwo-Olu to gov: You’ll regret your descent into low conduct

All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, told Governor Akinwunmi Ambode that he would regret his descent into low conduct. The governor had taken a swipe at Sanwo-Olu while speaking at a press conference on the party’s governorship primaries that hold today. Sanwo-Olu, who declared that he has forgiven Ambode over disparaging comments on his personality, however, expressed hope that the governor regains his balance and proper comportment, no matter the outcome of today’s contest. In a statement last night, Sanwo-Olu said: “My pursuit…

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Lagosians, most APC members behind Ambode –AMSG

Less than 24 hours before the all-important primary of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, the Ambode Mandate Support Group, has stated its unshaken belief that most members of the ruling party are rooting for Governor Akinwunmi Ambode in his quest for a second term in office. Speaking at a press briefing held yesterday at the group’s office in Ikeja GRA, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan, welcomed members of the group while stating how appreciative the group is to National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola…

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JUST IN: I’m ready for APC primaries – Ambode

Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos State Governor, on Wednesday expressed his readiness to participate in Saturday’s Primary Election where members of the All Progressives Congress across the State are expected to choose the party’s flagbearer through direct primaries. In a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan, the Governor said he is restating his readiness in line with the choice of the party in Lagos State and the validation given to the direct primary preference by the Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC). “As our great party approaches…

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APC primary: Please pray for Ambode, Ikuforiji tells Epe indigenes

In spite of mounting opposition to his second term bid ticket, Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode’s kinsmen and women have resolved to take the battle to God in prayers. An indication to this effect came from Mr Adeyemi Ikuforiji, a former Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, as he urged Epe indigenes to pray for Ambode’s successful clinching of the All Progressives Congress’ ticket at the governorship direct primary scheduled for September 29. Ikuforiji made the appeal at the grand finale of Kayokayo festival in Epe on Saturday night.…

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Ambode, K1 reconcile after hate video

There are glimmers of hope following the tension created over who becomes the next governor of Lagos State, especially after the acerbic video that went viral on the internet in the early part of the week. In the said video, Fuji music maestro, K1 De Ultimate, called the governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, some unprintable names at the official declaration party of the governor’s contender, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. This imbroglio explains why some disturbed social commentators dug out and juxtaposed a video of K1 praising Abode to high heavens and…

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Buhari meets Ambode in Aso Rock over re-election bid

lMedia creating political earthquake in Lagos –APC President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met behind closed doors with the Governor of Lagos Sta¬te, Akinwumi Ambode and Governor Rochas -Okorocha of Imo State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Ambode was accompanied to the villa by his Aide de Camp (ADC), Olum¬ide Raheem, a Deputy Superintendent of P¬olice, while his counterpart, Okorocha, came with his Chief of Staff, Uc¬he Nwosu. The meeting, our correspondent gathered, is not unconnected with the crisis rocking the re-election of the Lagos State Governor in the 2019 general elections.…

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Governorship primaries: APC leaders threaten revolt against Tinubu over Ambode

Members of the political family of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu have threatened to vote against his choice, should he back the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, for a second term. The decision followed pressures being mounted on the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Tinubu, from different quarters to back Ambode for second term. New Telegraph gathered from a reliable source in the party that Tinubu’s loyalists, who are majorly in Mandate Movement, held a meeting in Lagos yesterday and unanimously decided to challenge their leader if he…

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