Fashola Vows to Deliver 6million Votes for Buhari in 2019 Presidential Election

By Timi Joshua Former Governor of Lagos State and minister for People, Housing and Works, Mr.Babatunde Fashola has given President Muhammadu Buhari an assurance of delivering over 6million votes in Lagos during the 2019 Presidential election. Fashola, who gave the assurance at the inauguration of ‘5,000 footsoldiers selected from all local governments for Buhari/Osibajo 2019 presidential campaign’, in Ikeja, explained that tyt southwest region had benefitted much from the current administration and that the zone cannot substitute Vice Presidential position for Secretary to the Federal Government position which PDP promises…

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Lagos Theatre Artistes Endorse Salis for Governor

…Igbogbo monarch shower praises …..Bags ikorodu Oga Development Association merit Award …..Installed ABAI (pillar of Akwacross) By Joshua Timi The Lagos State Theartre Arts Association has pledged its unflinching support for High Chief Owolabi Salis’ gubernatorial aspiration, describing him as a well traveled and exposed personality with the needed competence to emancipate Lagos and Lagosians from the tight grip of poverty and lack. Speaking at a Star Alliance of Lagos Theatre Arts Conference, the conference chairman Hon. Faniyi Omololu cited the wealth of experience and exposure possessed by Salis as…

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CityPulse Publisher Buries in-law in Grand style

Popular journalist and publisher of CityPulse Magazine, Ayo Mojoyin on Saturday played host to friends, family and colleagues as he buried his grandmother-in-law, Madam Alice Abosede Bakare (a.k.a MAMA GOLD) and her husband, Pa. Tiamiyu Bakare (Otupa)  in Ago Iwoye, Ogun State. While the late Pa. Otupa died in 1981, his wife, Madam Alice was 93years old According to Mojoyin, nothing less could befit the late madam Bakare who lived an exemplary life for friends, neighbours and family. He said “My dear grandmother-in-law was an enigma. If you didn’t meet…

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Over 2000 PVCs Seized from Foreigners in Lagos

There were fears in Lagos yesterday over high volume of foreigners holding Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC). This is just as INEC disclosed that 1.5m PVCs had not been collected. Lagos State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Sam Olumekun, at a stakeholders’ meeting, said the total number of registered voters, including 700,000 newly registered voters, stood at 6,609,115. However, it emerged that among the registered voters were nationals of Cameron, Chad, Niger, among other neighbouring countries. Thousands of them were identified by the state command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) during different…

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UNILAG Joins ASUU Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, University of Lagos Chapter, has ensured total compliance with the strike directive given by the union’s National Executive Committee. The Chairman of the chapter, Dr Dele Ashiru, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Lagos. He said that the chapter held a congress on Tuesday during which members resolved to join in the industrial action. NAN reports that the ASUU NEC on Sunday declared a nationwide indefinite strike at a meeting at the Federal University of Technology, Akure. The…

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STRIKE: Education Rights Campaign Throws Weight Behind ASUU

An independent pressure group, the Education Rights Campaign (ERC) has thrown its full weight behind the ongoing industrial action of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) had reported that the union last Sunday, declared a nationwide indefinite strike at a meeting at the Federal University of Technology, Akure. The University lecturers are protesting poor funding of public universities, non-implementation of the 2009 agreement it entered into with the Federal Government. They are also not happy with the alleged government plans to introduce tuition fees….

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“We Will Start Assembling BRT Buses in Lagos from 2019” -Operators

The popular BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) will from next year be assembled in Lagos. This was revealed on Tuesday by the management of Primero Transport Services Limited, operators of the transport system. The company said the plant which is being built in the state will begin operation in the second quarter of 2019. The Managing Director of the firm, Mr Fola Tinubu, who made the announcement also said there were plans to phase out manual ticketing and replace it with a card system in the first quarter of 2019. Tinubu…

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LAGOS GOVERNORSHIP 2019: Jimi Agbaje Unveils Running Mate

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for the 2019 governorship election in Lagos, Jimi Agbaje has announced Haleemat Busari as his running mate for the contest in March. A statement by the Director of Media and Publicity, Jimi Agbaje Campaign Organisation, Felix Oboagwina, said the PDP candidate picked Busari after due consultations with leaders and stakeholders within and outside the party. Parts of the statement read “Mrs. Oluwayemisi Haleemat Busari came highly recommended and widely endorsed,” the statement said. “Stakeholders all agree that without any iota of doubt,…

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