Tag: Babatunde Raji Fashola

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 29, 2019

Sanwo-Olu promises to walk the talk as far as transparency and fiscal discipline are concerned | Full Inauguration Speech

Following their victories at the just concluded general elections, President Muhammadu Buhari, his Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo alongside Governors of 29 states across ...

RoqeebahJanuary 25, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 25th of January

Read the full stories and analyses here now! RoqeebahCreative mind. Enthusiast. Learner. Multipotentialite. And here, an assistant editor.

Op-ed EditorSeptember 19, 2016

Opinion: Fashola, power and realistic expectations

by Ikeogu Oke Though appropriate, the word “novel” arguably understates the import of President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to saddle Babatunde Fashola ...

Isime EseneSeptember 10, 2016

Dele Momodu: Unveiling President Buhari’s mindset

Fellow Nigerians, I doubt if there is anyone who does not see and feel President Muhammadu Buhari is a complex ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 11, 2016

#CHOBS2016: Fashola, Banky W, others spotted at Noble Igwe’s star-studded wedding (PHOTOS)

Notable personalities graced the wedding of the CEO, 360Nobs, Noble Igwe who got married to Chioma Otisi on Saturday, June ...

Oreoluwa PetersMay 20, 2016

Opinion: When will Buhari end the blame game?

by Bade Adebolu Since the swearing in of President Buhari on May 29, 2015, there has not been a shortage in ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 14, 2015

Dele Momodu: The quality of Chief Ayo Adebanjo’s discipleship is questionable

by Dele Momodu A disciple is a follower of the doctrines of a leader, teacher or school of thought. The ...

Op-Ed EditorDecember 15, 2014

@TundeFashola: These are the failed promises of Goodluck Jonathan (FOR THE RECORDS)


Kolapo OlapojuDecember 9, 2014

Ambode pays Governor Fashola a visit

by Kolapo Olapoju Lagos gubernatorial aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, Akinwumi Ambode, has paid a visit to the incumbent ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 25, 2014

@ToniKan11: Ambrose – Will Tinubu get it right like he did with Fashola?

by Toni Kan “I take this declaration to be the next Governor of Lagos very seriously. As we all embrace ...

April 25, 2014

Opinion: Dear APC, allow me to introduce the man for the job in 2015

by Tunde Samuel Like every human being, Fashola is NOT a saint, he has his flaws. In politics there are ...

February 28, 2014

Joe Igbokwe: How FERMA defrauds Nigerians in Lagos

by Joe Igbokwe With a cash cow like SURE-P (Subsidy Re-Investment and Employment Programme) at hand to fund anything that ...

February 19, 2014

Demola Rewaju: Lagos anti-smoking law is ideal but unrealistic

by Demola Rewaju Many smokers would rather pay a N500 bribe than have their time wasted. Would it not be ...

December 3, 2013

We would recognise those eyes anywhere: Its Governor Fashola as a boy (LOOK)

by Oge Okonkwo Judging from the looks of this little boy, it looks like he already knew he was going ...

November 24, 2013

Opinion: How Gov. Fashola’s successor will emerge… and the likely choices

by Dapo Thomas He blasted him, hollered at him and gave him a thorough dressing down in the presence of ...

October 9, 2013

Opinion: Fashola’s apology, the media and South East development

by Chris Okoye The governor asked rhetorically at the Aka Ikenga event: “Has this exodus, which includes quite a number ...

October 2, 2013

Opinion: Ndigbo and Fashola’s acknowledgement of error

by C.Don Adinuba For a moment, the Igbo nationalists forgot that it was  Fashola who in 2009 personally led the ...

September 17, 2013

Femi Aribisala: Warning – This megacity is not for the poor

by Femi Aribisala Fashola’s resounding slogan is “Eko o ni baje,” which means Lagos will not go to the dogs.  ...

September 13, 2013

The chase begins: APC reportedly asks Fashola, others to woo ‘rebel’ PDP gov’nors

by ‘Jola Sotubo In a bid to cash in on the current crisis plaguing the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the ...

August 31, 2013

Who will be Fashola’s successor? Crisis hits APC in Lagos

An implosion is threatening the political empire of former Lagos State governor and national leader of the All Progressives Congress, ...

August 27, 2013

Opinion: Still on the Lagos ‘deportation’ – On the side of common sense

by Theophilus Ilevbare But news has it that Anambra, and indeed governor Peter Obi were duly informed and carried along ...

August 26, 2013

Akin Osuntokun: Deportation and the Fani-Kayode debate

by Akin Osuntokun Fani-Kayode is gifted at working himself into a storm in a tea cup on virtually any issue ...

August 22, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: Yoruba, Igbo and the media warriors

by Olusegun Adeniyi I am an admirer of Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola but I believe that his approach to dealing ...

August 16, 2013

Opinion: This deportation ‘imbroglio’ must end

by Donu Kogbara Last year, Abia State Government ruthlessly purged its civil service of non-Abians. And I can’t even describe ...

August 15, 2013

Opinion: Deportations, ethnic jingoism and political opportunism

by Is’haq Modibbo Kalu So almost on cue, the most chauvinistic vermin crawled out of the darkest crevice of ethnic ...

July 26, 2013

Opinion: The South-West does not necessarily need Tinubu-style political integration

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo The party flag bearer is decided in Lagos at the home of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. This ...

March 20, 2013

Opinion: Is LAGBUS going the way of LSTC?

by Olasukanmi Akoni   In the 1920s, road-based bus transportation was pioneered in Lagos by two Nigerians, Mrs Charlotte Olajumoke ...

May 3, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: “We will not be stampeded”- Fashola asserts position on minimum wage

by Lekan Olanrewaju Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola has stated that the state government will not be forced into adopting the new ...

March 24, 2012

Get Ready! Youth Marketing Conference to hold in Lagos on 27 & 28 March with Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales, Governor Babatunde Fashola, Tolu Ogunlesi and other speakers

by Chi Ibe Now  in its second edition, the Youth Marketer Converge Conference (YMC 2.0) is scheduled to take place in ...

January 16, 2012

“Why should we feel irritated when they sing and dance against what we have done?” – Fashola blasts Jonathan on miliary “occupation” of Lagos

A full excerpt of the speech as delivered by Babatunde Raji Fashola on military occupation of Lagos state: Dear Lagosians, ...

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