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Bus Scandal: Ambode’s suit against us lacks merit, incompetent- Lagos Assembly

Lawmakers probing former Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos over purchase of 820 buses as part of the Bus Reform Project of the state, on Wednesday said the suit he filed against them was incompetent. The lawmakers, represented by Mr Lawal Pedro (SAN), also told an Ikeja High Court that it did not have the jurisdiction to hear the suit. They ...

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Ambode vs Assembly: Court fixes Nov. 20 to hear suit on 820 buses

An Ikeja High court on Wednesday fixed Nov. 20 to hear the suit filed by former Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State against his being probed by the State House of Assembly over the purchase of 820 buses in the Bus Reform Project of his administration. Ambode had instituted the civil suit against the State Assembly; its Speaker, Mr Mudashiru ...

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Lagos Assembly summons ex-Gov Ambode over financial transactions

The Lagos State House of Assembly has asked ex-Governor of the state, Akinwunmi Ambode, to appear before it on Wednesday. Ambode has been asked to appear before the Committee of the House by 1pm, to explain all he knows about some financial transactions that took place during his tenure, The Nation reports. The invite was entitled: “Notice of summons: Mr ...

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Gov Sanwo-Olu sponsored protest against Ambode to overheat polity- PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State has spoken against the protest staged at the state House of Assembly, calling for the probe of former Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode. A statement by Mr Taofik Gani, Lagos PDP spokesperson on Thursday in Lagos, said that the protest lacked sincerity of purpose and obviously calculated at embarrassing the immediate past governor. A ...

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Purchase of 830 Buses: Lagos Assembly probes Akinwumi Ambode’s govt

The Lagos State House of Assembly is set to probe the government of Akinwunmi Ambode over the purchase of 820 mass transit buses allegedly without budgetary approval. A committee has been set up following a motion moved by Mr Gholahan Yishawu (Eti-Osa II) during the plenary session on Tuesday. Yishawu recalled that Ambode had briefed the 8th Assembly on his ...

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Search Operation: I am ready to cooperate with EFCC if my attention is needed- Ambode

Ex-Lagos, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has assured his supporters not to be afraid as regards extensive search carried out in his house by EFCC operatives. Ambode, in a statement by his media aide, Mr. Habib Aruna, spoke on the backdrop of a search by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on his Epe Country home and Parkview Ikoyi residence where ...

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We didn’t raid Ambode’s residence, our mission was an investigative one- EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) has denied raiding ex-Governor Ambode’s residence, adding that it is only investigating him. It said it has not raided the residence of the ex-governor under any guise. It said whatever it is presently doing with regards to the investigation is in line with its mandate and the rule of law. According to ...

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Just In: EFCC operatives storm ex-Gov Ambode’s house

Reports reaching us now says officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) are currently raiding the house of Akinwunmi Ambode, immediate past governor of Lagos State. The commission said it was investigating a petition it received against the former Lagos governor, TheCable reports. Confirming the raid, Tony Orilade, EFCC spokesperson said that the commission is investigating the administration ...

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N9.9bn Fraud: Court orders freezing of accounts linked with ex-Gov Ambode

Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Tuesday,  ordered the freezing of N9.9bn in four bank accounts linked with an aide of former governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. The EFCC said only N300 million remains in the accounts. The funds are domiciled in First City Monument Bank, FCMB, account number 5617984012; Access Bank account number 0060949275 and Zenith Bank account number 1011691254, ...

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Ministerial Post: Ambode debunks rumours of dumping APC

Former governor of Lagos, Akinwunmi Ambode has debunked rumours of defection from the All Progressive Congress, APC, to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Many had thought that President Buhari would compensate Ambode for losing his return ticket to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Ambode was reportedly disappointed that he did not make the ministerial list President Muhammadu Buhari submitted to the ...

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