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We Meant Well For Lagosians With Our Policies–Ambode

…Reiterates Call To Support Sanwo-Olu Tayo Olanipekun The outgoing Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday said although some of the decisions, plans, programmes and policies of his administration in the last four years may seem unpopular, all were executed with the “best interest of Lagos in mind.” In a farewell State broadcast to officially mark the end of his …

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Ambode Receives Kanu Nwankwo, Other Soccer Legends

…Says Sports A Major Tool For Economic Growth In African  Tayo Olanipekun Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday received former Super Eagles players, Kanu Nwankwo, Finidi George and Victor Ikpeba in company with other African football legends as guests at the Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja. The Governor is hosting the assemblage of ex African football play makers …

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Weah, Drogba, Others For Ambode Testimonial Match

African football legends both in Nigeria and abroad will on Saturday, May 18, storm the Agege Stadium in Lagos to feature in the testimonial match organised to honour the outgoing Governor of the Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode. Among the stars that have confirmed their participation for the one-day event include: The President of Liberia and former World Footballer-of-the-Year Award winner, …

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Osinbajo, Ambode Task Media On Professionalism

Prof Yemi Osinbajo

–As Nigeria Drops In World Press Freedom Ranking Tayo Olanipekun Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, over the weekend urged the media see the need to always adhere to the code of ethics to preserve the sanctity of the profession. They both spoke at the 2019 Biennial Convention of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) …

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Ambode Says Voting Peaceful, Wants One Man One Vote

Lagos state Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Saturday said the Governorship and House of Assembly elections were peaceful after “he voted at his polling unit in Epe, adding that “there is no better time to enhance democracy and promote the culture of one man one vote. Governor Ambode voted at exactly 10: 03 am at ward A5, unit 033, Ogunmodede …

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Ambode Votes In Epe, Commends Lagosians, INEC

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos exercised his voting rights in his home town of Epe in the Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections which were followedby heavy downpour in many parts of the town. Ambode, who got to his polling unit with his wife, Abimbola, around 9: 48 am, voted at exactly 10: 01 am at ward A5, polling unit 033, …

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Adegboruwa Threatens To Sue Ambode, Lagos Assembly Over Vehicle Documents


Bayo Akinloye Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, an eminent lawyer and human rights activist, has given Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly notice of his intention to file a case in court to challenge the imposition of fines on motorists with expired vehicle documents. This is contained in a letter dated February 11, 2019, in which …

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Ambode Presents N852.316bn Budget For 2019

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos on Tuesday presented the year 2019 budget proposal of N852.316 billion to the House of Assembly. The budget, Ambode said, was a carefully prepared document to be all-encompassing and dedicated to complete major ongoing projects in the state. According to the Governor, N462.757billion, representing 54 per cent of the total budget size, had been earmarked …

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Ambode, Athletes Defy Early Downpour For 4th Access Bank Lagos Marathon


  Athletes earlier today defied early morning downpour to participate at the 4th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. According to reports, the competition which started at 6.25 a.m. had about 20,000 runners. Some of the competitors passed the night around the National Stadium, Surulere to be close  to the starting point of the 42km race and avoid lateness. An athlete, …

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Protesters Say Lagos Assembly Must Work With Ambode

Protesters under the umbrella of Lagos People’s Assembly(LPA) on Wednesday stormed the Lagos State House of Assembly  over the planned impeachment of the Governor Akinwumi Ambode, demanding that the lawmakers should work with the governor. With banners and placards bearing various inscriptions as of 11 am, agitators said the purported removal of Ambode from office could disrupt the peaceful conduct …

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