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Tinubu Hunts For Talents, Says Akeredolu
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Tinubu Hunts For Talents, Says Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has described National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as a leader who hunts for talents and leaders. Governor Akeredolu, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olabode, said many stories could be told about Tinubu. Akeredolu noted that Tinubu’s efforts at enthroning democracy and his dedication to the development of the country would remain indelible in the annals of the country. He said the former Lagos Governor has remained committed to the tenets and ethos of progressive politics with unwavering commitment and dedication for decades. According to the Governor: “Tinubu touches are all encompassing, long-lasting and inexorably memorable. He has been part of every development ...
EFCC Goes After Bola Tinubu, Writes CCB For Assets Documents
Politics

EFCC Goes After Bola Tinubu, Writes CCB For Assets Documents

The EFCC has requested Bola Tinubu’s asset declaration documents from the Code of Conduct Bureau, in a politically-charged inquiry that could see the former Lagos governor and ruling party chieftain arrested and prosecuted before 2023. The anti-graft office in November 2020 asked the asset fraud investigation office to supply details of Mr. Tinubu’s asset documents as part of an ongoing probe of the politician, according to a copy of the request obtained by the Gazette. The request, dated November 6, was a follow-up to previous demands made with respect to Mr. Tinubu’s asset filings. In the letter, the EFCC referred to its previous letter of September 4, 2020, and CCB’s response of October 9, 2020, asking the bureau to supply “outstanding requested information of Bola Ahmed Adeku...
Nigeria Is One Of Bisi Akande’s Sons: Tinubu Celebrates Akande At 82
Politics

Nigeria Is One Of Bisi Akande’s Sons: Tinubu Celebrates Akande At 82

Bola Tinubu, All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, has described former Osun Governor, Bisi Akande, as Nigeria’s father. The former APC interim National Chairman turns 82 on Saturday. “You are an exceptional human being and Nigeria is proud to have you as one of its sons”, Tinubu said in a statement on Friday. The former Lagos Governor described Akande as a principled and selfless leader. He commended the celebrant’s for his contributions to democratic governance and to the progressive cause. “Characteristic of this selfless man is his enlightened decision not so much to focus on himself this special day but to call each of us to pray for national healing, so the country and Nigerians can overcome harmful consequences visited upon us by COVID-19.” Tinubu no...
Jakande At 90: 9 Achievements Of Alhaji Lateef Jakande As Lagos Governor
Politics

Jakande At 90: 9 Achievements Of Alhaji Lateef Jakande As Lagos Governor

1. The first governor to present a billion Naira state budget in Nigeria. 2. He phased out the shift system in Lagos schools in three months. He built functional classrooms to absorb those who only attend schools for three hours a day. 3. He opened up what is now known as the Lekki Corridor. 4. He built the biggest Housing estate by a state government at Abesan, along with five other estates. 5. He built LASU, LACOED, LASPOTECH and Technical schools to absorb the products of the free education policy. 6 He built General Hospitals and Health centers in all the five divisions of Lagos. He also upgraded General Hospital Ikeja to the Medical arm of LASU. 7. He created the Agric hub at Oko Oba. He also created similar hubs in Ikorodu, Epe and Badagry. 8. His government’...
How Ambode’s Quarrel With Tinubu Started (FULL STORY)
Politics

How Ambode’s Quarrel With Tinubu Started (FULL STORY)

The current rift between the Governor of Lagos state, Akinwunmi Ambode and the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress and Former Lagos Governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu reportedly started after alteration of the state’s major policies shortly after Ambode assumed office. PoliticsNGR learned that APC leader refused to endorse his political godson for re-election yesterday, ascribing it to Ambode’s decision to alter, modify and scrap some state’s policies initiated under the Tinubu administration between 1999 and 2007. One of the sources mentioned the affected policies to include Kick Against Indiscipline (KAI) and Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), which the Ambode administration scrapped and modified to serve the residents more effectively. According to...
Buhari, Osinbajo, Tinubu, Aregbesola Absent At APC Rally In Ondo State
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Buhari, Osinbajo, Tinubu, Aregbesola Absent At APC Rally In Ondo State

The crisis rocking the Ondo State All Progressives Congress came to the fore on Thursday as top officials of the party including President Muhammadu Buhari were absent from a scheduled rally. The rally was organised by the Ondo APC to flag off the campaign of Rotimi Akeredolu, its candidate for the November 26 governorship election in the state. Apart from Mr. Buhari, other notable absentees were Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Lagos governor Bola Tinubu, and governor of neighbouring Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola. The event commenced on Thursday morning at the Democracy Park in Akure, the Ondo State capital. Introducing the dignitaries present in order of protocol, the National Organising Secretary of the APC, Osita Izunaso, said Mr. Osinbajo was represented by his Chief of Staff. ...

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