Tag Archives: Babatunde Fashola

Lagos records 1,621 fire incidents in 12 months, as man drowns on Christmas day

The Lagos State Fire Service responded to 1, 621 fire incidents between January and Dec. 21 this year. Director of the Service, Rasaq Fadipe, disclosed this on Friday, while briefing newsmen on the activities of the Service in 2014. Fadipe said that 172 incidents were recorded in March, which was the highest in the period

Fela’s associate slams Fashola, to drag Obasanjo before ICC

A book author and an associate of the late Afro beat musician, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Mr Uwa Erhabor has critised the Governor Babatunde Fashola led Lagos State government for allegedly expending about $15 million on importing a foreign musical jamboree on Fela. He said the decision was unthinkable in a state filled with starving Nigerians

Lagos APC in crisis as Tinubu’s candidate wins, other aspirants stage walk out

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) may have to prepare itself for an implosion as 10 governorship aspirants Thursday staged a walk-out at the venue of the party’s governorship primary election in the suspicion that the process was skewed to favour a particular candidate. The supposedly favoured aspirant, former Account General

$90m World Bank Education Loan not mismanaged – Fashola

Governor of Lagos state, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has debunked allegations that his administration misappropriated the N13.5 billion ($90million) World Bank Education Loan granted the state in 2009. The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project(SERAP) had in December 2013 accused the Lagos State Government of mismanaging the funds and sought the order of the Federal High Court