18.05.2011 [Modern Ghana] - Findings also reveals that Kwan1 is the official entertainer at every political party of the Action Congress of Nigeria, but is protégé Pasuma who wanted to secure the same kind of relationship with Asiwaju BolaTinubu secretly visited the home of the
(born 29 March 1952) was elected Senator for the Lagos West constituency in Lagos State, Nigeria in 1993, just before a military take-over in December 1993. After the return to democracy, he was elected governor of Lagos State, holding office from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007. He is an influential member of the Action Congress party; he also has been given the tribal title of Asiwaju of Lagos and the title of Jagaban from the Borgu Kingdom of the Northern Niger State of Nigeria.
10.06.2011 [Nigerian Tribune] - AN investigative report packaged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on an alleged money laundering case against former Lagos State governor, BolaTinubu, is now said to be in possession of the Federal Government.
10.06.2011 [Nigerian Tribune] - BolaTinubu, the jester who wants to be another Awo, has gone clearly beyond his boundary. The present writer stopped replying Tinubu's boys in March because of the magnitude of illiteracy evident in their writing (“Tribune getting out of control”
10.06.2011 [Nigerian Tribune] - A source said that the plot by the leader of ACN, Senator BolaTinubu, to back Senator George Akume as Senate Minority Leader, was one of the methods he intended using to orchestrate division in the Senate. “Tinubu wants Akume to become minority leader
10.06.2011 [Nigerian Tribune] - This is a good reason to celebrate the so-called resurgence of Awoists, led by BolaTinubu, in the South-West of Nigeria. However, in celebrating this fete, Sam Omatseye, in his column, (published in The Nation, on Monday, 6 June, 2011) indulged in a
06.06.2011 [AllAfrica.com] - He should have borrowed a leaf from Ashiwaju, BolaTinubu who has perfected the act of 'positively influencing party primaries' so as to ensure that his 'people and party' were properly galvanized for victory at election proper.
16.05.2011 [AllAfrica.com] - When BolaTinubu, the ACN leader, was asked recently to comment on the total defeat and political annihilation of Obasanjo and his men and daughter in the South-West, the only sentence he uttered, which was appropriate for the moment, was: "I dey laugh
11.06.2011 [Vanguard] - BolaTinubu of Lagos are among dignitaries expected in Abeokuta for the 18th anniversary of the June 12, 1993 presidential election. Others include former Govs. Olusegun Osoba and Alhaji. Balarabe Musa of Ogun and Kaduna states respectively.
01.06.2011 [Vanguard] - On this score, he met behind closed doors yesterday with the leader of the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, Asiwaju BolaTinubu, in Aso Rock, as part of efforts to carry all stakeholders along. Although the outcome of the secret talks was not
27.05.2011 [Vanguard] - ... part of President Goodluck Jonathan's proposed Government of National Unity, GNU, a group, Forum for Purposeful Governance and Democratic Ethos, FPGDE, has commended the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, and its national leader, Asiwaju BolaTinubu.
30.05.2011 [Vanguard] - The national leader of the leading opposition political party with control of six states including the commercial city state, Lagos Asiwaju BolaTinubu is well positioned to bear influence on the administration for good or for bad.
03.06.2011 [Nigerian Bulletin] - The Chairman of the CCB, Mr. Sam Saba, who spoke with journalists in Abuja said the case file of a former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju BolaTinubu, had been transferred to the CCT He regretted that only very few ex-governors agreed that they have
03.06.2011 [Vanguard] - Former Lagos State Governor Asiwaju BolaTinubu, yesterday, said that House of Representatives leadership should not be along partisan or regional lines as the House deserve credible leadership. Tinubu stressed the need to balance the democratic
05.06.2011 [Vanguard] - While Mrs. Tinubu has come to the Senate in the shadow of her husband, Senator Ahmed BolaTinubu; making her family the first in the country to have a couple as Senators. She is now expected to wield influence as she emerges in her own right.
03.06.2011 [Nigerian Bulletin] - ... unhappiness that one of their finest, Deputy Minority Leader Olorunnimbe Mamora, would not return because of godfatherism in politics which installed someone else in his Senatorial District in Lagos, a broadside at former Governor BolaTinubu.
19.05.2011 [The Nation Newspaper] - Although ACN national leader Asiwaju BolaTinubu has been in the vanguard for a long time, the decision to take the fight to the lawmaking podium is much likely to create a relief for Local Governments and States that have been groaning under the jack
22.05.2011 [Daily Sun] - They compared you to BolaTinubu, former governor of Lagos State, who was able to grow his party. How committed are you to ensure that APGA survives after your tenure expires? I always tell people that the day you measure the income of Anambra and the
01.06.2011 [The Nation Newspaper] - He stated: "If one casts one's mind back to what happened to Lagos State between 1999 and 2007 when Asiwaju BolaTinubu was in the saddle in the state, one cannot but see clearly, the visible evidence of genuine developmental democracy on all fronts.
06.06.2011 [Vanguard] - Born in 1960 as the 12th child of Chief and Mrs. John Ikusebiala (Odugbesan) of Ogun State, the wife of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) National Leader and former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju BolaTinubu, is a first term senator.
26.05.2011 [The Nation Newspaper] - We had former governors Ahmed Makarfi and BolaTinubu. Few of them who contributed their experiences -and some of the existing governors and former governors from the United States. People, who had been Chiefs of Staff also contributed.
19.05.2011 [Vanguard] - How much power did Mrs. Kofoworola Bucknor-Akerele wield as Governor BolaTinubu's deputy? As Ndigbo put it, it is splendid that Okeke ended up with a military commission. But more important is where, after his service years, are his boots?
17.05.2011 [The Nation Newspaper] - Her campaign group and some senior lawyers who are very close to the party hierarchy have briefed the party's National Chairman, Chief Bisi Akande and National Leader, Senator BolaTinubu, about the approaching contest in the House.
17.05.2011 [Vanguard] - He said the former governors, Alhaji BolaTinubu of Lagos State, Mr Donald Duke of Cross Rivers and Alhaji Ahmed Makarfi of Kaduna State had also been contacted to act as facilitators at the induction. Okauru added that the governors of Rivers, Delta
22.05.2011 [Daily Sun] - According to him, there is the Lagos bloc under the firm of Asiwaju BolaTinubu, the Ogun State bloc with Chief Segun Osoba in charge, the Eastern bloc and the Northern bloc. “This is the challenge confronting ACN now, how to unite members of the party
20.05.2011 [Vanguard] - Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, was said to be abroad sourcing foreign participants for some of his projects but his predecessor, Asiwaju BolaTinubu, was there. He sat beside former Edo State governor, Mr. Lucky Igbinedion.
18.05.2011 [The Nation Newspaper] - Noting that Aregbesola has heroes and role models, they advised him to follow the footsteps of Awolowo, Ige, Akande and Asiwaju BolaTinubu, under whose administration he served as Commissioner for Works for eight years. The statement reads: "We the
26.05.2011 [Vanguard] - Some were even accused of taking money from ACN leader, Senator BolaTinubu. “In our party, there are lots of disloyal candidates who were actually working for ACN and who have been paid to work against their ticket,” said a member from Mainland