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Drama in Lagos Assembly as lawmaker walked out of chamber angrily over seat allocation

A mild drama took place on the floor of Lagos State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, as a lawmaker, Mr. Moshood Oshun walked out of the chamber during the plenary session. Oshun is a lawmaker representing Mainland 1 in the house . Oshun was said to have walked out of the chamber after refusing to take his allocated seat instead ...

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Ondo 2020: My kinsmen contesting against me are on selfish mission- Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has said that he his not moved by Owo kinsmen plotting to unseat him He said those plotting his removal are from both the ruling All Progressives Congress and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party in the October 10 governorship election. More than 10 aspirants who have purchased nomination and expression of interest forms in the ...

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Igbos in Lagos meet, strategise for 2023

Igbos in Lagos State have appointed executives to work towards ensuring that the All Progressives Congress (APC) gets a better outing in 2023. Leader Jude Idimogu, who represents Oshodi/Isolo II State Constituency, has begun mass mobilisation and sensitisation of all Igbo in Lagos on the importance of belonging to the ruling party. He named 40 members of the group and ...

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Igbos are not anti-APC, says Lagos lawmaker

The lawmaker representing Oshodi/Isolo Constituency II at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Jude Idimogu, has said.that the belief that Ndigbo are generally opposed to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) lacks a factual basis, Idimogu, leader of the Igbo in the APC, said he intended to help change the narrative that Ndigbo did not like APC. “The problem was ...

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We will ‘capture’ Lagos in 2023, our strategies will work- PDP

The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has vowed to take power from the governorship election and other polls in 2023, The parry added  that their strategies being put in place would surely work. Spokesman Taofik Gani said the party has started strategising to wrest power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), He told newsmen that ...

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Lagos Assembly Crisis: Party members urge Tinubu, others to intervene

Many All Progressive Congress (APC) members have called upon party leaders to find political solution to the Lagos State House of Assembly crisis. It will be recalled that two principal officers have been removed by Speaker Mudadhiru Obasa, who also suspended two other members indefinitely. At plenary, a lawmaker, Bisi Yusuf from Alimoso Constituency, also urged caution, saying that the ...

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Buhari, gov Sanwo-Olu under severe criticisms over pictures of Lagos explosion

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Governor is presently under severe criticisms over his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, following the Abule Ado tragedy on Sunday. On Monday, Sanwo-Olu posted pictures of his trip to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, via his Twitter handle. The images show him and Buhari looking through pictures of the explosion. “Today, I met with HE, President @MBuhari ...

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Lagos Assembly sets up committee to look into suspension, removal of officials

The Lagos State House of Assembly has set up a committee to x-ray the activities that led to the recent removal of two principal officers and the suspension of two members. The Committee is headed by Hon. Ibrahim Layode, a senior lawmaker from Badagry Constituency 1. Speaking after the special parliamentary, the Chairman of the House Committee on Information, Publicity, ...

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Obasa: We won’t tolerate indiscipline from any Lagos Assembly member

The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, says the removal of two principal officers of the House and suspension of two others was aimed at instilling discipline and sanctity. Obasa made the assertion on Wednesday night in a statement in Lagos. The speaker said that the state assembly’s action was taken to instill discipline in the lawmakers, ...

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Tinubu’s empire remains strong despite schism in Lagos Assembly- Speaker

Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the current events that cropped up in the Lagos Assembly doesn’t have any effect on political empire of the National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu. Obasa revealed this in a statement he signed on Wednesday following reported friction between him and Bayo Oshinowo, a ...

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