Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Seven APC candidates eyeing Fashola’s job

12 September 2014, 16:20

Lagos - The battle to succeed Governor Babatunde fashola of Lagos State in 2015 has begun with political parties and aspirants drawing the battle line.

Already, there are various permutations concerning who and which zone should succeed Fashola, reports NewsDay.

There are those who are pushing for the next governor of the state to emerge through zoning, while others are insisting that the best man for job should be elected as Fashola’s’s successor.

The two leading parties in the state – the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party are already mapping out plans to outsmart one another in the elections.

Also read : Lagos PDP denies endorsing any candidate

So far, no fewer than seven governorship aspirants under the platform of the All Progressives Congress have directly or indirectly indicated interest for the Lagos governor’s seat.

They are Lagos State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Obafemi Hamzat, a former Accountant General in Lagos State, Akin­wunmi Ambode, Senator Olanrewaju Solomon, Honourable Abike Dabiri-Erewa, a former Health Commissioner in the state, Dr. Leke Pitan ,Sen.  Gbenga Ashafa and Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Adeyemi Ikuforiji.

Read more at NewsDay.

For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page.


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Nigeria @ 56: Words to my green f...

A leader’s job is not to dictate, but rather to be respected, admired and be a trustee, of the land we love, with so much potential, a land which should be freer than free. Its still a long way to fufilling our destiny! Read more...

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Recession: An opportunity for Nig...

The recession should be seen as an opportunity for the country’s promotion as long as we all collectively conduct ourselves in a patriotic manner, writes Isaac Asabor.  Read more...

Submitted by
Black and White

We want to imitate the whites in everything because we are ignorant of our inherent originality and content. We spend all our Naira to acquire his inventions because we so oblivious of our natural endowments that we allow him have it for free. Read more...

Submitted by
Nate Nat
Adamawa State University Mubi: A ...

ADSU integrity forum has accused the Sunday Joshua Wugira, a lawyer, of adopting unorthodox tactics by abusing his privilege by attacking the integrity of ADSU Vice Chancellor Dr. Moses Zira Zaruwa, writes a News24 reader. Read more...

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
My Country Nigeria (Part One)

Poetry by Abdulsalam Jubril.

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
Recession, dearth in leadership a...

Every leader has the opportunity to become great and making himself immortal in the lives and hearts of people for generations to come. Will Mr. President seize this opportunity?, questions Abdulsalam Jubril. Read more...