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Sanwo-Olu donated N41.4million to Super Eagles from his personal pocket – APC

Criticisms have continued to trail the donation of $5,000 to each Super Eagles player by the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for their Round of 16 3-2 victory over the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon. The governor made the donation, which amounts to $115,000 (N41.4m) for 23 players in the team, excluding the technical

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Sanwo-Olu’s delay in constituting cabinet an attempt at embezzling funds, PDP alleges

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to explain to Lagosians the reason for the delay in inaugurating his cabinet. The Lagos State chapter of the party, in a statement by its Publicity Secretary, Taofik Gani, said the governor was uncoordinated, “hence the apparent total stagnancy in the governance of the

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El-Rufai vs Tinubu: Former PDP chieftain defends APC Leader

A former Chairman of the PDP in Lagos State, Moshood Salvador, yesterday, May 20, 2019, took a swipe on Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State over his comments on defeating godfatherism in Lagos politics. Salvador who is now a chieftain of the APC, said the comment attributed to El-Rufai was targeted at the National Leader

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El-Rufai versus Tinubu: See APC’s epic response to Kaduna Gov.

In the aftermath of Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai’s jibe at Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s dominance and stronghold of Lagos State politics, the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has replied his comments. The body replied the Governor stressing that Lagos State is not like Kaduna State where he retired four godfathers from

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I know how to remove Lagos godfathers, El-Rufai boasts

The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, on Saturday said he defeated and retired four political godfathers in Kaduna State, saying the feat could be replicated anywhere, including Lagos State. El-Rufai, who argued that godfathers existed only on paper or in the minds of the people, said the key to defeating them was

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PDP Chieftain, Ogunlewe, dumps party, joins son in APC

A chieftain of the PDP, Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe, said on Friday that he was set to dump the opposition party for the ruling APC. Ogunlewe, a former Minister of Works, confirmed the development in an interview with a political correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He was reacting to the recent defection of

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Real reason why lone PDP member in Lagos Assembly, Dipo Olorunrinu, dumped PDP for APC

Hon. Dipo Olorunrinu, the lone Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member in the Lagos State House of Assembly, has defected to the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC). Olorunrinu, who represented Amuwo-Odofin Constituency I, lost his re-election bid to Mrs. Mojisola Alli-Macaulay, APC candidate, in March 9 house of assembly election with just 278 votes. He, however, vowed

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JUST IN: PDP’s Moyo Ogunlewe decamps to APC in Kosofe

A staunch member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the party’s candidate in the 2019 general elections in Lagos State for the House of Assembly slot in Kosofe Constituency, Mr. Moyo Ogunlewe has decamped to the opposition party, All Progressives Congress (APC). Ogunlewe, the son of Nigeria’s former Minister for Works, Mr. Seye Ogunlewe officially

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Jimi Agbaje denies mismanaging campaign funds, blasts party chieftains

The last may be yet to be heard in the camp of the PDP regarding the fallout of Lagos State governorship election. Mr. Jimi Agbaje in a wordy statement reacted to allegations of mismanagement of funds and running a non-inclusive campaign. According to him, recent vituperations in the press and social media against

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