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Breaking News; EFCC Storms Former Lagos State Governor Ambode’s House

News reaching WakeUpAfrica360 has it that officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, are currently in the Lagos residence of former governor, Akinwumi Ambode. TheCable who broke the news says the officers came to the house this morning and are still there. WakeUpAfrica360 will bring further updates to this story….

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Police In Lagos Bravely Arrests Bank Robber & Car Snatching Kingpins

The good news to Lagosians is that personnel of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a suspected bank robber and a car-snatching kingpin and also recovered some firearms from them. Francis Abubakar, the suspected car-snatching kingpin was arrested by the anti-crime patrol team of the Satellite Police Station, while his gang members tried to snatch a Peugeot 307 car

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Dapo Abiodun, Governor Of Ogun State To Repair Ota-Lagos-Ikorodu-Ibadan Federal Roads

Dapo Abiodun, the Governor of Ogun State, has stated his governments’ decision to take over three strategic federal roads, in order to boost socio-economic activities within these industrial hubs. This much was made known by the press secretary to the governor, Kunle Somorin, as he issued a press statement, where Governor Abiodun said he had formally sought the permission of

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Cabinet List: Lagos Governor, Sanwo-Olu At War with Party Members

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is currently enmeshed in a silent war with prominent members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, over his choice of cabinet members. If not promptly addressed, the crisis may result to the governor inheriting the same fate that befell his predecessor, Akinwunmi Ambode. Some days ago, Governor Sanwo-Olu transmitted 25

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Why Former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode Was Not Picked As A Ministerial Nominee

Former governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, is still in shock over the ministerial appointment list, which was sent to the Senate for ratification from President Buhari. Before now, Ambode and his followers had been so sure of securing a ministerial post, that they had gone to town with the story, and even celebrating their victory in advance. However, those

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Sanwo-Olu Sends 25 Names Of Commissioners, Special Advisers To State Assembly For Screening

In fulfillment of his election promise to accelerate his administration’s development agenda, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, transmitted a list of Commissioner-designates to the House of Assembly for ratification. The list contained twenty five names, who are to assume duty as Commissioners and Special Advisers upon ratification by the legislature. A statement by the Governor’s Deputy Chief Press

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Group Protests About Unfair Policies In LASPOTECH

A certain group called Center for Policy Intervention in Africa, led a protest against the management of Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), for what they called ‘Unfair’ policies, especially for their staff. The protesters headed to the Lagos State House of Assembly, where they mounted their public address systems and chanted songs. They were however prevented from gaining access into the

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Governor Ambode of Lagos State, Hands Over Power To Sanwo-Olu 24 Hours Ahead, Absent From Inauguration Ceremony & Gets Huge Blasting From His SSG

A lot has happened in Lagos State, between the outgoing governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, and incoming governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The dou had an intimate private meeting on Tuesday night, at the State House, Alausa, Lagos. Where Akinwunmi Ambode handed over the reins of leadership to Sanwo-Olu, and the Deputy Governor-elect, Dr Obafemi. Sanwo-Olu, while briefing State House correspondents, said that Ambode

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Trouble In Lagos APC! As Tinubu Betrays Followers By Appointing Former Osun Governor Aregbesola As Man-In-Charge Of Lagos State Ahead Of Sanwo-Olu’s Tenure

Trouble may be brewing in the APC in Lagos State, over Tinubu’s latest move few weeks after his alleged stooge Jide Sanwo-olu was elected as the incoming governor of Lagos State. The immediate past Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola has compiled the list of the 40 man cabinet members, as well as other principal officers that will

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Lagos Int Trade Fair Complex Takeover, A Legit Reason Or A Vendetta?

The ownership tussle about the very popular Lagos International Trade Fair Complex, located at Lagos-Badagry Expressway, may have degenerated into a very bad situation, as it caused a protest by the traders in the complex, who were angered over the unannounced shutdown of the complex for some hours on Monday 18th March, but was later reopened. WakeUpAfrica tried to find

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