Tag Archives: Fashola

“We may bend our rule to clear Amaechi, Fashola, others if…” — Senate

The Senate has hinted that President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial nominees at the risk of not being able to rally required support from their home states, may still scale its screening and be confirmed ministers. The senate spokesperson, Dino Melaye, told  Premium Times that a senate rule requiring nominees to secure the support of at least […]

Continue reading

Don’t approve Amaechi, Fashola, other ministers unless they publicly declare their asset, Nigerian workers tell Senate

  Nigerian workers on Thursday urged the National Assembly to ensure that all ministerial nominees declare their asset publicly before confirmation. Among the 21 persons nominated as ministers by President Muhammadu Buhari are former Lagos State governor, Raji Fashola, ex-Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi, and spokesperson of the ruling APC, Lai Mohammed. The workers, members […]

Continue reading

Breaking: Fashola, Fayemi, Amaechi, Ngige, 17 others make ministerial list

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday announced the 21 ministerial nominees contained in the list sent to him by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday,  September 30. Saraki who read the list around 10:45am  after opening the sealed envelope, said the list contained the first batch of nominees and that the subsequent names according to the […]

Continue reading

Buhari won’t probe Tinubu, Fashola because a jail bird like Bode George wants him to – APC

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has‎ told the People Democratic Party chieftain in the state, Bode George, to steer away from politics after the latter’s defeat at the last general election. In a statement issued Thursday in response to Mr. George’s call for President Muhammadu Buhari to probe Bola Tinubu and […]

Continue reading

How I spent N78 million on website, mobile applications, others – Fashola

The immediate past governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola, has finally responded to the allegation that he approved a contract worth N78 million for the upgrade of his personal website. Last weekend, analytic firm, BudgIT, revealed that Mr. Fashola approved, before he left office, a contract of N78.3 million from the state treasury for an […]

Continue reading

2,123 policemen protected Jonathan while robbers raided bank – Fashola

The Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said 2, 123 policemen that would have helped to repel the Thursday bank robbery in the state were sent to protect President Goodluck Jonathan when he visited Lagos. Fashola, who said this at the 2015 Agric Value Chains Empowerment programme, lamented that the President’s visit to the […]

Continue reading

Lekki Robbery: Blame Jonathan, he took away police officers — Fashola

Lagos State governor, Babatunde Fashola, has said that the robbery incident in Lagos, Thursday evening, could have been averted if enough police officers were available. About six people, including three police officers, were killed by about half a dozen armed robbers who stormed a bank on Admiralty Way in Lekki Phase 1, according to Premium […]

Continue reading

LOL! Governor Fashola Dancing Shoki at APC Campaign Rally Today (Photos)

Governor Fashola pictured dancing during a campaign rally at Oworonshoki today…

Continue reading

Jonathan failed, not his generation, I refuse to be part of the generation the President is referring to – Fashola

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said President Goodluck Jonathan’s comment that his generation had failed Nigerians was personal to him. He told the President to accept responsibility for his failure to address the challenges confronting the nation. Fashola spoke at a town hall meeting organised by the State Ministry of Transportation […]

Continue reading

Ignore federal task force, Fashola tells Lagos motorists

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has urged motorists across the state not to regard officials of the federal task force who have been deployed in major roads in the state. The governor said this even as officials of the task force and the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority clashed on Monday. Fashola said […]

Continue reading

Use missing $20bn to provide electricity – Fashola

Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola has told the Federal Government to recover the missing $20bn and use the money to provide 20,000 megawatts of electricity. Fashola said this on Thursday during the inauguration of Addo – Kekere, Lagbasa and Ajah Badore roads in the Eti-Osa Local Government Area. The governor wondered why it was taking […]

Continue reading

Fashola Stops Auto Dealers from Displaying Cars on Road Sides

Lagos  State Governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola has told  auto dealers to stop using road sides as showrooms for  their vehicles. Speaking while inaugurating the reconstructed Kodesho Road and Simbiat Abiola Way in  Ikeja, Lagos, the governor  who also warned other hawkers against selling on the road,  said that this was causing  traffic gridlock  and a […]

Continue reading