Long standing Businessman, Femi Otedola, is said to have accepted to become the Peoples Democratic Party’s torchbearer in the Lagos State governorship race in 2019. The Oil mogul will slug it out with whoever the All progressive party finally decides to give their ticket between incumbent governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and the purported favored candidate, Jide Sanwoolu.
The political season is fully upon us in Nigeria and all sorts of alignments and realignments are creeping up. If this report by the TheCable is anything to go by, incumbent governor of Lagos State might be considering some political realignment. According to TheCable, ”there is a threat to impeach Ambode if he does not […]
Trouble broke out on Saturday at the 7UP end of the Mobolaji Johnson Avenue in Alausa, Ikeja, as officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority reportedly clashed with some workers of the Seven-Up Bottling Company Plc, reports Punch Newspaper. We learnt that in the fight, two LASTMA officials were injured and taken in an […]
It is a new one, people. From now henceforth, we will be keeping tabs with the politics, development effort, security, entertainment, music, people and everything that has to do with our beloved Lagos City. How best to kick off Keeping Up With Lagos than to start with the recent visits of the governor of Lagos […]
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, veteran actor, Olu Jacobs, wife, Joke Silva, Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, Tunde Kelani and others attended the grand performance of the stage play, ‘Heartbeat, The Musical’. The stage play was held at the Muson Center, Victoria Island, Lagos State over the weekend. See Photos Below! […]
Evidences abound that Lagos is changing and this is on a daily basis. There are a lot of activity and certainly a lot of movement from the goverment. The governor seems to have gotten a very firm grip on the plough of governance and is facing the myraid challenges of a big city like Lagos […]
The Lagos State government led by Gov. Akinwumi Ambode today hosted the Togolese’s president Mr. Faure Gnassingbe and his entourage who are on a working visiting to the state. Shortly after his arrival, the governor and his team including Dangote and the visiting Togolese entourage embarked on a tour of the Dangote refinery where construction […]
I am writing this piece after holding a series of conversations with Lagos street traders and hawkers who seem not be aware of or are just indifferent to, or may be they are intrigued by, the fact that the State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has declared on television that the state government is prepared to enforce […]
The Lagos state governor today assented to some vital state laws. The three laws are Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (Amendment) Law Local Government Administration (Amendment) Law Local Government Election Tribunal (Second Amendment) Law.
The Governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode today played host to the Chief of Air staff, Air Marshal S.B Abubakar and his team at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja. He announced this in a series of posts on his twitter account. Photo credit: twitter/AkinwunmiAmbode
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Thursday said the State Government would sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with investors for the construction of the proposed 4th Mainland Bridge before May 29. Ambode, speaking at the Third Quarterly Town Hall meeting in Ikorodu, said that the bridge would run from Ajah to Ikorodu, to […]
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode was at the wedding ceremony of Chioma and Eze Amuchie at Our Saviour Church Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos. We wish the couple a blissful marriage. And the Governor at a luncheon at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki Photo credit: @AkinwunmiAmbode
Dear sir, Permit me to first commend your effort at making Lagos State a better place for all of us to live and do business in. I want to appreciate especially the Light up Lagos Project and the massive rehabilitation of roads across the state which in turn has eased traffic and improved security of […]
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Tuesday pledged his administration’s commitment to championing the cause of women by promoting women empowerment programmes and girl-child education. Ambode, represented by the Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule, said this at the 2016 International Women’s Day programme, organised by the Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty […]
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Tuesday urged residents of the state to support his administration through lofty ideas, suggestions and constructive criticisms that would promote an all-inclusive government. Amobe said that his administration was ready to engage women, youths, religious bodies, community associations and civil society groups in the process of providing good […]