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Buhari: Why I don’t believe in State Police


President Muhammadu Buhari has said even though state Police is a good initiative, he does not want to be a part of it. “It may be more efficient, which was why I congratulated the governor of Lagos State (Akinwunmi Ambode) when he started the Lagos State Neighbourhood Corps. It’s a …

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Lagos 2019: Agbaje shuns party bigwigs in campaign


There are indications that the cracks in the leadership of the Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party may have informed the decision of its governorship candidate, Mr Jimi Agbaje, to operate without the support of the party’s bigwigs in the state. NEWSTIMES gathered that Agbaje had assembled his …

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Agbaje: Ambode now a lame duck, can’t submit budget

Jimi Agbaje

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, has criticised Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for the delay in the presentation of the 2019 budget. Agbaje, who said he was not surprised by the development, noted that Lagos residents were bearing the brunt of the “breakdown of …

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Uyo crowd shows Buhari is undefeatable, says Ambode


Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos Stae, has said the large crowd that received President Muhammadu Buhari at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Friday, showed that Buhari cannot be defeated in next year’s presidential election. According to him, the South-South people trooped out to witness the …

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Ambode’s commissioner was PDP’s mole in our party, says APC


The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress says it had always known that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s commissioner, Olawale Olowo, who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday, was a mole for the opposition party. The Publicity Secretary of Lagos APC, Mr. Joe Igbokwe, said Oluwo, who has …

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2019 elections: Obasanjo can’t tell us who to vote for, Tinubu says


The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday, lambasted former President Olusegun Obasanjo over the recent letter of criticism he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the ex-President had no right to dictate who the people should vote for in the 2019 presidential election. The former …

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PDP loses 500 members to APC in Lagos


No fewer than 500 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos on Tuesday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). NEWSTIMES reports that the new entrants to APC concluded their defection at an elaborate ceremony held at the APC secretariat in Ikeja. The defectors, from the 57 councils in …

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