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Jimi Agbaje: The Dark Looming Horse Who Will Topple The Jagaban Dynasty

Jimi Agbaje: The Dark Looming Horse Who Will Topple The Jagaban Dynasty

🕔05:36, 20.Nov 2018

The Lagos governorship election 2019 was a nunc scitote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) until October 2018 when the bizarre dumping of Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode for second term by his estranged godfather in one of the most dramatic rejection of a godson in Nigeria politics threw the race wide open. Sen Ahmed Bola Tinubu, the Jagaban of Borgu, the godfather of the Lagos politics backed Mr. Jide Sanwu-Olu, a political neophyte. Consequently, opportunity beckons on dogged and the stealth Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, the looming dark horse to end a 20-year chokehold on Lagos by Tinubu, the de facto Capo D Tutti of Lagos state (to borrow the words of Gov Amosun of Ogun State). There are 41 candidates jostling for the seat of power in Alausa but the race is essentially between PDP and APC.

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Jimi Agbaje: How Lagos Can Be Won In 2019

Jimi Agbaje: How Lagos Can Be Won In 2019

🕔05:31, 7.Oct 2018

Lagos is now all set for the championship contest between APC and PDP. It is the prize trophy for all gubernatorial contests in Nigeria. The winner will not be as happy as the winner of the presidential trophy but a victory in Lagos is close enough. Lagos is special.

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The Gaps In Joe Igbokwe’s Story

The Gaps In Joe Igbokwe’s Story

🕔06:59, 13.Aug 2017

I expected Igbokwe to tell us how he has used his rich Lagos contacts to make Igboland better but he instead went on and on about his record of slavery…

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Bode George, Fani-Kayode to Contest PDP Chairmanship

Bode George, Fani-Kayode to Contest PDP Chairmanship

🕔17:00, 18.Jul 2017

Indications are high, that the former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, alongside a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, are among the top contenders for the position of the substantive National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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