Tinubu reaffirms control in Lagos as Ambode bows (Guardian)

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has admitted defeat in the state’s gubernatorial primary, ending weeks of intrigues amid failure by the presidency to stave off the incumbent’s fate. The governor’s press conference on Sunday where he dismissed his challenger as…

APC NWC cancels Lagos guber primary election (Sun)

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said there was no primary election in Lagos State, on Tuesday. The party’s governorship primaries were billed to hold at ward levels across the state, on Tuesday. According…

Heartbreaking early lead as Ambode battles others in Lagos APC primary

While the incumbent governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode is jostling for the ruling All Progressives Party governorship ticket with Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who has the backing of the National leader Bola Tinubu, early results from the party’s primary election show…

Lagos APC gov primary: Hoodlums allegedly chase members away in Abesan (Punch)

The voting process of the All Progressives Congress governorship primary was disrupted for a while at Ward G North, Abesan, in Alimosho Local Government Area as thugs chased away members of the party. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that…

I am ready for APC gov primary – Ambode (Punch)

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, 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…

APC faction makes case for Ambode (ThisDay)

Meanwhile, a faction of the APC in Lagos State led by Fouad Oki, has supported Ambode’s return bid, saying like his predecessors, he was entitled to a second term of office without a contest. The faction, which broke away in…

Tinubu, Ambode alleged feud puts godfatherism in the spotlight (Punch) *Osun 2018: Politicians devise new tactics of vote-buying, woo PVC holders on WhatsApp (Punch)

Tinubu, Ambode alleged feud puts godfatherism in the spotlight (Punch) The alleged rift between Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State and his political godfather and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, over the latter’s refusal to…

Buhari, governors clash with Tinubu over Ambode imminent (Guardian)

The crisis over who becomes the next governor of Lagos State could drive a wedge between the presidency and some state governors on the one hand and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his…

Lagos 2019: It’s over for Ambode as peace efforts fail (Sun)

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode’s intense peace moves in the last 72 hours, to save his political career, has fallen flat; following the insistence of All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains that the governor must go. Sources revealed that rather…

Buhari stops Adeleke’s invitation by police on 2017 exams fraud (Punch) *Tinubu, APC mount pressure on Ambode to step down, endorse Sanwo-Olu (Punch)

Buhari stops Adeleke’s invitation by police on 2017 exams fraud (Punch) President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday stopped the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, from inviting the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the governorship election slated for Saturday…

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