Tag: ambode

Wilfred OkicheDecember 20, 2019

#YNaija2019Review: Burna Boy vs AKA, Tacha vs Mercy, Ganduje vs Sanusi… The top 10 beefs of the year

Their battles, our entertainment. Bukola Saraki vs Gbemi Saraki One of the most sibling enduring rivalries in contemporary politics continued ...

Op-Ed EditorNovember 21, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: The bill to regulate social media has scaled its second reading

The Bill to regulate the use of social media in Nigeria, passed its second reading at today’s plenary session of ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 24, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 24th of July

Follow the links to read our latest stories: See full list of President Buhari’s Ministerial nominees sent to the Senate ...

Edwin OkoloJune 3, 2019

Sanwo-Olu is saying all the right things, but we’ve been through this before

Dear Lagosians, we have identified short, medium and long term projects across the state that require swift attention. Today, @drobafemihamzat ...

Isime EseneMay 29, 2019

#HotTakes: Is Babajide Sanwo-Olu ready to do the work?

No matter what side of the divide you are on, it is hard to dispute the sterling performance of Babatunde ...

Bernard DayoMay 18, 2019

FG approves N30,000 as new allowance for NYSC, EFCC files 11 charges against Naira Marley and other stories that made the headlines this week

Here are the ten stories that drove conversation this week: FG approves 30,000 as new allowance for NYSC The Federal ...

Bernard DayoMay 13, 2019

The Late 5: Court fixes June 3 to hear suit against appointment of Acting CJN; Basiran replaces Shogunle as head of Police CRU – Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Court fixes June 3 to hear suit against appointment of Acting CJN ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 29, 2019

The Big 5: 30 states ready to pay N30,000 minimum wage – NLC; Lagos lawmakers move to impeach Gov Akinwunmi Ambode | Other top stories

Here are the top stories you should be monitoring today: Lagos lawmakers move to impeach Gov Akinwunmi Ambode The Lagos ...

tosin adesinaOctober 16, 2018

Visionscape: Why Governor Ambode must break his silence

Since he lost his bid to clinch the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its Governorship candidate for ...

Alexander OnukwueOctober 2, 2018

Lagos 2019: Ambode vs Sanwo-Olu is a new installment in Tinubu’s scramble for regional power

The air in Lagos is thick with anticipation. Posters of the main men seeking the APC candidature in the 2019 ...

tosin adesinaOctober 1, 2018

Ambode, Sanwo-Olu and Gbagada General Hospital’s breach of Hippocratic Oath

“Into whatever houses I enter…whatever, in connection with my professional practice or not, in connection with it, I see or ...

Wilfred OkicheSeptember 18, 2018

Profile: Akinwunmi Ambode has declared ambition for a second term; will he get one?

Political watchers with inside knowledge of state and party politics insist that despite his incumbent status, Lagos state Governor, Akinwunmi ...

tosin adesinaJuly 22, 2018

Ambode lost the battle to keep Lagos clean and now he is losing the battle to keep our road traffic free

This is not the best of time for Lagos Governor Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode. The famed “itesiwaju eko” man is definitely ...

tosin adesinaMay 30, 2018

Governor Ambode is a Chartered Accountant but frivolous with Lagos funds

The letters (attached below) were written in April and May this year. Its contents which were leaked online a few ...

tosin adesinaApril 10, 2018

This school in Lajo is a confirmation that Lagos is not working for all

This is Lajo community secondary school igbogbo Ikorodu, this school is way below standard for schools in Lagos STATE. @AkinwunmiAmbode ...

EzinneMarch 29, 2018

The Thread: “Statewide fitness day” “There’s kpandamonium everywhere” | TwitterNG reacts to #PMBInLagos

Governor Ambode is fast losing the support of Lagosians- at least on Twitter. First, he increased taxes on Land Use ...

tosin adesinaMarch 29, 2018

Buhari is visiting Lagos and Ambode is ready to ruin the economy to impress him

Barring any change of plans, three things will happen today, March 29 2018. President Muhammadu Buhari will visit Lagos, there ...

tosin adesinaMarch 24, 2018

The Lagos state Government has not shown enough concern to residents of Olusosun

Last week, the entire Lagos was held to a standstill. Lagosians were unable to move from the mainland to the ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 13, 2017

Opinion: What is Ambode doing about LASPOTECH’s prolonged strike?

by Dele Owolabi In Nigeria, people are internally displaced for many reasons amongst which are: terrorism, militancy, natural disaster, territory ...

Samuel OkikeOctober 10, 2017

The Big 5: Baru continues attack on Kachikwu’s petition, Prof Osinbajo’s plan for 2019 election, and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today. National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Group Managing Director, Maikanti ...

ToluSeptember 14, 2017

[The Alausa Blog] Tinubu is technically still the governor of Lagos state and here’s proof

Okay! Okay!! No need for palpitations yet. Of course, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu is not the governor of Lagos state although ...

writerAugust 30, 2017

[The Alausa Blog] What Melaye said about Ambode at the Notting Hill carnival

Besides singing the infamous Ajekun Iya hook and getting a few rude boos, part of Senator Dino Melaye agenda at ...

ToluAugust 23, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Here’s how the Lagos state government is preparing for the Sallah celebrations

In preparation for the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations coming up at the end of the month, the Lagos state government will begin ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 18, 2017

Opinion: What exactly do you mean by disability? Blind man quizzes Ambode

by Opeolu Akinola Does disability necessarily turn folks to beggars? I am wondering about this as I recall the treatment meted ...

EzinneAugust 16, 2017

The Thread: “Looks like American film” “Lagos, the pacesetter state” | Nigerians applaud Ambode’s latest innovation

Just when you’ve written Governor Ambode and his “mega city” plans off, since they appear to have one thing in ...

ItunuoluwaAugust 2, 2017

[The Alausa Blog] Reconstruction of Oshodi-International Airport road to begin September

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday said that work on the proposed expansion and reconstruction of the Oshodi-International Airport ...

EditorAugust 2, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] 5 things to know about the 42 men arrested in Lagos for homosexuality

On the 31st of July 2017, gossip social media channel, Instablog9ja first broke the news that the Lagos State taskforce ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 26, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Ambode receives Brenthurst foundation led by Olusegun Obasanjo (Pictures)

Lagos state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode received the Chairman and Board Of The Brenthurst Foundation which was led by former President ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 20, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Ambode pays courtesy visit to Oyo state governor at the Government House

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode paid a courtesy visit to Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi at the Government House, Ibadan. ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 13, 2017

Feyi Fawehinmi: The Word On The Streets XVII- The Lagos floods edition

by Feyi Fawehinmi If you are reading TWOTS for the first time, the back catalogue is here. This was a ...

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