Why I can’t disappoint 22 million Lagosians – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has said that he is fully aware of the expectations of 22 million Lagosians from his administration, assuring that he will continue to work round the clock to ensure that the State is transformed and residents can feel the impact positively. In an exclusive interview he granted to City People and published in the latest edition, Governor Ambode said residents expect nothing short of good governance from him and that being at the helm of affairs was a task he was prepared to take…

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Ignore impostors in Lagos, Arewa youths to Ambode

  Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) has urged Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, to be wary of some characters parading themselves as leaders of Arewa community in the state.   AYCF in a statement issued on Monday by its President, Mallam Yerima Shetima, took a swipe at some personalities who he described as bloody impostors by claiming to be leaders and mouthpiece of the Arewa Community in the state simply because they are in appointed offices.   Yerima’s statement was in support of a report credited to the Sarkin Fulani of…

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Ambode, Sasore, others canvass decentralisation of resource control

Lagos State governor Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, a former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Supo Sasore (SAN) and other prominent indigenes of the state have advocated for decentralisation of resource control to aggressively drive the nation’s economy and effective service delivery to the citizens. The indigenes comprising of legal luminaries, captains of industry, medical experts, historians, politicians and other professions said for the nation to overcome the current economic challenge and infrastructural deficit, over centralisation of the resource control must be addressed to pave the way for innovation that would…

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Ambode, Akiolu warn Lagos monarchs against crime

Miffed by a case of the Baale of Shangisha in Lagos, who was accused of faking his own kidnap, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu have warned traditional rulers in the state to desist from crime or risk losing their titles. The duo urged the monarchs to continue to live above board in the maintenance of peace and security across the state by exhibiting exemplary conduct within their jurisdictions. Addressing the traditional rulers and chiefs at an interactive session on security issues in Lagos State,…

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Ambode, Fowler for AAAN 44th AGM

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State and the Chairman Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Babatunde Fowler are among eminent Nigerians expected at the 44th Annual General Meeting/Congress of the Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN) scheduled to hold between July 6 and 8 at the Golden Tulip Festac Hotel, Lagos. A statement signed by Mr. Steve Babaeko, Publicity Secretary of the association said that Ambode was expected to declare open the 2016 AGM, while Mr. Fowler will chair the occasion. Also expected are Mr. Tunji Bello, Secretary to…

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Dogara, Ambode, Soun, Tinubu others sue for peace, ethnic tolerance

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has urged religious leaders to continue to preach and promote the virtues of unity, genuine love for one another and peaceful co-existence for Nigeria to attain greatness and eschew divisive and hate tendencies. This is contained in a goodwill message to the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of Eid-el- Fitr Sallah celebration, signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan. He said Nigerians must learn to live in harmony, tolerate one another and see the nation’s diversity as…

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Ambode, BASF sign MoU on science academy

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with BASF West Africa on Mobile Science academy to formalise mutual commitment to research, innovation and promotion of science education in the state. Speaking at the signing of the MoU, Ambode said the need for the Mobile Academy had become imperative considering the vision of making Lagos a model state through innovative application of Science and Technology for solving problems and making impact in all human endeavours. The governor, who was represented by his deputy, Dr. Oluranti…

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