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February 15, 2018 12:13 AM Champions Shield: Falode hails Ambode

The board of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) yesterday were full of thanks to Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode over what they described as his fatherly interventions in the development of women football. One of such interventions, according to the NWFL Chairperson, Aisha Falode is the governor’s decision to sponsor and host the maiden 15

February 13, 2018 2:53 AM Ambode approves construction of pedestrian bridge at Toyota Bus Stop

State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has approved the construction of a pedestrian bridge at Toyota Bus Stop. The non-availability of a bridge at the ever-busy bus stop along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway had, in the past, caused many accidents and claimed many lives. Ambode also announced the extension of the ongoing reconstruction of the International Airport 17

February 4, 2018 12:15 PM WARIF Commissions First Ever Special And Sexual Offenses Court

WARIF is the acronym for Women At Risk International Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organization that supports survivors of rape and sexual violence by offering free medical aid, legal aid, counseling and access to shelters. The foundation has tirelessly raised a voice for the girl child and shown disgust in every way to sexual abuse and violence. on a mission 17

February 1, 2018 7:38 PM Lagos Assembly confirms 4 commissioner nominees

The Lagos state government is to get four new commissioners following the confirmation of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s nominees by the State House of Assembly on Thursday. The approval followed the adoption of the report of its 16-man ad hoc committee for the screening of the nominees and their physical appearance on the floor of the House. Mr Wasiu Eshinlokun-Sanni 23

February 1, 2018 3:19 AM The Sun Awards credible, prestigious – Ambode, Man of the Year winner

Praising The Sun for its achievements and conduct over the years, Ambode said he was happy that The Sun awards were conferred without “inducement.” “I’m pleased to receive The Sun award because there was no inducement or any encumbrance. What you have done, that is, the award, is for Lagosians. This is because it is a reflection that people are enjoying 21

January 31, 2018 8:46 PM Tinubu pens tribute to his late nephew, Deji

Former Lagos state governor, Bola Tinubu, has mourned his nephew and late former Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission, Deji Tinubu​. ​He was Special Adviser on Commerce, Industry and Cooperative to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode​. Deji ​slumped and died in the Epe area of Lagos State​ while playing football. Tinubu, in a tribute, described the deceased 20

January 30, 2018 7:08 PM Governor Ortom’s aide, Jande is dead

Senior Special Assistant to Benue State Governor on Protocol, Dennis Uchin Jande, is dead. The Nation reports that he died on Tuesday afternoon at Hemko Hospital in Makurdi. The deceased worked with former Governor Gabriel Suswam before joining Governor Ortom in same capacity. His close friend, Chief Godwin Uwua, who conveyed the remains of the deceased 21

January 23, 2018 9:36 AM Lagos Assembly to pass 2018 budget – Speaker

The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa, on Monday said the House would, by next week, pass the 2018 state budget. Obasa gave the assurance while commenting on the timely submission of the budget report by Mr. Yishawu Gbolahan, the Chairman, House Committee on Budget and Economic Planning, on the 2018 Appropriation Bill. The speaker 17

January 15, 2018 6:52 PM Ambode appoints Idowu Ajanaku Special Adviser on information

Lagos State Governor, Akinwumi Ambode has approved the appointment of Idowu Ajanaku as the Special Adviser on Information and Strategy. A letter signed by the Head of Service, Mrs. Folasade Sidikatu Adesoye, said the appointment was in line with Ambode’s vision to strengthen the information machinery in the State with the aim of making it more people-oriented 19

January 12, 2018 12:43 AM Cabinet reshuffle: Ambode drops 3, appoints 5 new commissioners

State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday reshuffled his cabinet, dropping three commissioners and appointing five new ones. In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Tunji Bello, the three affected cabinet members are Mrs. Adebimpe Akinsola, Mr. Femi Odubiyi and Mr. Anifowoshe Abiola. The newly-appointed cabinet members include 18