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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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Mainlanders, Jimi Agbaje has something for you

Jimi Agbaje who was the People’s Democratic Party governorship candidate in Lagos during the 2019 general elections, has come out to debunk reports about his defection to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Agbaje, who was reacting to an alleged statement by a former Deputy National Chairman of the party, Chief Bode George, described the reported

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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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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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Election fallout: Agbaje announces exit from PDP as party blames him for loss

Three-time governorship candidate in Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has left the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) days after the conclusion of the highly anticipated elections in the state. Agbaje, who lost to Babtunde Raji Fashola in 2007, Akinwunmi Ambode in 2015 and Babajide Sanwo-Olu on March 9, 2019, says he is leaving due to differences with

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Agbaje condemns Sanwo-Olu’s bag of rice gift to civil servants

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, has lambasted his All Progressives Congress counterpart, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for giving rice gifts to civil servants on the premises of the government secretariat ahead of next Saturday’s governorship election. A stampede occurred during the struggle for rice at the government secretariat on Thursday

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