Tag: Raji Fashola

Buhari Names train stations after Prof Soyinka, Osinbajo, Tinubu, Fashola, Others

President Muhammadu Buhari has named train stations along the Lagos-Ibadan and the Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri corridors after his deputy, Yemi Osinbajo, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and Minister of Works, Babatunde Fashola. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, made the disclosure on Monday, see the list below[Read More…]

Minister Fashola Says 27 States Have Provided Lands For Mass Housing

Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatude Fashola has said 27 states have donated lands for the Federal Government housing scheme. Fashola told journalists on Friday said the building materials for the project will be sourced locally to provide employment. “If we achieve what we are planning, we would have[Read More…]

Babatunde Fashola Promises To Complete Second Niger Bridge

The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has restated the commitment of the Federal Government to the completion of the ongoing Second Niger Bridge Project. The Minister disclosed this during a 1-day inspection tour of the project in Anambra State, where he was received by the Anambra[Read More…]

Apprehension As Fashola Launches Books, Tinubu Camp Accuse Former Governor Of Disrespecting Jagaban

Vanguard Newspaper is reporting that apprehension yesterday gripped political stakeholders in Lagos State ahead of today’s launch of three books chronicling the stewardship of Mr. Babatunde Fashola as governor of Lagos State between 2007 and 2015. The apprehension follows the perceived political rivalry between the camp of Fashola and his[Read More…]

Traders Bemoan Lagos Govt Taxes, Vow To Sack APC Led Government

by Deji Abiodun & Agency Reporter It is no longer news that President Goodluck Jonathan has been in Lagos, the nation’s commercial capital for close to a week now. The visit, initially billed as a working one for the commissioning of several new shipping vessels recently acquired for the Nigerian[Read More…]

Babatunde Fashola Says APC Primary, Model For Democracy In Africa

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has described the recently concluded presidential primary of the All Progressives Congress as a model for democracy in Africa. Fashola spoke on Friday night at a State Dinner held in honour of the immediate past Chief Judge of Lagos State, retired Justice Ayotunde Phillips[Read More…]

Opinion: Why Is @APCNigeria Destroying Our Best?

We wish to advert the attention of members and supporters of All Progressives Congress (APC) world-wide on what has become a painful recurring development in the progressives’ rank led by Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. We are forced to make this known because of a bleak future that this portends for our[Read More…]

‘Jonathan Has Done Nothing To Merit A Second Term’

Nigeria’s State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, took a swipe at President Goodluck Jonathan at the opening ceremony of Women In Business Conference in Lagos on Monday. Fashola who is of the opposition, All Progressives Congress said Jonathan has done nothing to merit a second term, describing the President’s transformation agenda as[Read More…]

Babatunde Fashola Explains How Lagos State Govt Spent $90m World Bank Education Loan

Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, has defended allegations that the state mismanaged the $90m loan given to it by the World Bank for improving educational standard. The governor made the explanation during the inauguration of a book titled, ‘Lagos Eko Project 2009-2013: A legacy of Excellence’, on Tuesday in Lagos.[Read More…]

Lagos State Government Declares June 12 Public Holiday

The Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola has approved Thursday, 12 June, 2014 as public holiday in Lagos, to commemorate the June 12, 1993 annulled presidential election won by the late Moshood Abiola. The approval was contained in a circular issued Wednesday by the Head of Service, Mrs. Oluseyi Williams. According to[Read More…]