Tag: Ambode

Is Femi Otedola, Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s Candidate For Lagos?

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has been urged to field Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode as its automatic candidate ahead of the 2019 elections in the state. A group known as the PDP New Youth Circuit made the call in Abuja on Wednesday following the reports of a[Read More…]

Olusegun Adeniyi: Tinubu, Fashola, Ambode and Nigeria

Sometime in 2006, (I cannot recollect the exact date or month), some selected editors were invited to a suite in Eko Holiday Inn to have a parley with the then Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. As the then editor of THISDAY, I was also invited. Even though the reason[Read More…]

APC Chieftain, Pat Utomi Says Oba Akiolu’s Threats Against Igbos Were Jokes

by Zenith Oduah Renowned political economist, Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress and entrepreneur Pat Utomi says Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu‘s death threats against Igbo leaders were only jokes. The Oba of Lagos had warned that if Igbos fail to vote for Akiwumi Ambode of the APC, they will[Read More…]

“You’ll Die Within 7 Days If You Don’t Vote For APC’s Ambode”- Oba Of Lagos Threatens Igbos

Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, has read the riot act to Igbo lead­ers and monarchs in Lagos State, warning that he will make life unbearable for them if they sabotage efforts being made to ensure that the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr. Akinwunmi Am­bode, emerges as the[Read More…]

2015: APC’s Ambode Formally Declares Ambition To Succeed Fashola

By Eromo Egbejule Frontline governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode today officially declared his ambition to succeed the incumbent Babatunde Fashola. The declaration which held at the Onikan stadium, kicked off at 10am Friday morning had a lot of party[Read More…]

2015 Lagos Governorship Election Sets To Become A Battle Between Fashola And Tinubu

When Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu returned to the country last week, it was to ensure that his anointed candidate Akinwumi Ambode’s electoral wheel is set into operation. Ambode, a former Accountant-General of Lagos State is a major contender in the governorship race in the State. Other contenders on the platform of the[Read More…]

Opinion: Who Is Afraid Of Ambode

Ever since the open endorsement of Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, the erstwhile Accountant General/Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Lagos State by none other than the much-respected Oba of Lagos,Oba Akiolu1 for the gubernatorial seat of Lagos state the political landscape has never been the same again. Oba Akiolu had used the[Read More…]

“Redeploy Ambode To Alpha Beta” Group Dismisses Akiolu’s Endorsement Of Lagos Guber Candidate

The Visioners For New Lagos,VFNL, have dismissed the endorsement of an All Progressive Congress, APC, governorship aspirant in Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode by the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu as a non-issue. A statement by Leader of the group, Mr. Bambo Akin-Johnson, said VFNL had no problem with[Read More…]