Lagos emergency workers threaten strike over salary arrears (Punch)

Lagos State may have a crisis in emergency management as some members of staff of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency Response Unit (LRU) have threatened to down tools over five months’ salary arrears. Aside from the large number of…

Ambode denies involvement in N9.9b fraud (Guardian)

Former governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode Friday denied being involved in the N9.9bn fraud said to have been discovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). “The former Governor was not and will never be involved in any…

Lagos Chief Judge retires (Nation)

The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke, retired on Monday after attaining the mandatory retirement age of 65 years. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Oke, born on June 10, 1954, was appointed as the 16th…

Gbe body eh! I’ve lost weight since taking over from Ambode -Sanwo-Olu (Nation)

Barely ten days after taking over the number one political seat in Lagos State, the new Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday confessed that he has started losing weight due to the demands of the office. The immediate past governor, Akinwunmi…

Ambode’s govt was a failure, says former aide, Bello (Punch)

A former Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tunji Bello, has said the government of his former boss, Akinwunmi Ambode, failed because of lack of emotional intelligence. Bello also served in different capacities under the government of former governors Bola…

Don’t victimise Ambode, PDP warns Sanwo-Olu (Punch)

The Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State has warned Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu against victimising his predecessor, Akinwunmi Ambode. The PDP said in a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Taofik Gani, that Sanwo-Olu should rather focus on surpassing the achievements of…

Sanwo-Olu sworn-in as 15th governor of Lagos State

Vows To Walk The Talk, Make Lagos Greater Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday officially took over as the 6th democratically elected Governor and 15th Governor of Lagos State, promising to walk the talk and make the State even greater.…

Why I’m absent at Sawo-Olu’s inauguration-Ambode (Guardian)

The outgoing governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode Wednesday morning has explained why he will be absent at the inauguration ceremony of the incoming governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos. Ambode, who congratulated and handed over to…

*I’ll swing into action immediately –Sanwo-Olu (Sun) *Ambode: Our policies lifted more people from poverty (ThisDay)

I’ll swing into action immediately –Sanwo-Olu (Sun) As he is inaugurated, today, as the sixth civilian governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured Lagosians he will hit the ground running. Sanwo-Olu spoke shortly after he received hand-over documents from…

Ambode hands over to Sanwo-Olu in private ceremony (Nation)

Out-going governor of Lagos state, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday in a brief private ceremony at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja handed over the reigns of government to the incoming governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat…

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