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Lagos: Governor Sanwo-Olu effects cabinet reshuffle

Lagos State Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday announced a cabinet reshuffle, with the appointment of three new members. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Gboyega Akosile, indicated that eight cabinet portfolios were affected by the redeployment. They include ministries of Local Government, Special Duties, Wealth Creation and Employment, Tourism, Arts and Culture, Home Affairs, Waterfront ...

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Lagos Assembly passes Sanwo-Olu’s N1.168 trillion budget

Lagos House of Assembly on Monday passed the 2020 budget of N1.168 trillion. The passage followed the presentation of a report by the joint committee of the House on Appropriation and Finance by the Chairman of the House Committee on Budget and Economic Planning, Mr. Gbolahan Yishawu. The presentation took place during plenary when the House dissolved into Committee of ...

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2023: Northern power brokers allegedly dump Tinubu for not ‘capturing’ South West convincingly

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council (OYC) has claimed that discussions between the North and South-West ahead of the 2023 presidency have met a brickwall. Okechukwu Isiguzoro, the President and Okwu Nnabuike, the Secretary-General, in a statement, alleged that the presidential aspiration of All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, Bola Tinubu, was hanging due to tactic withdrawal of support from Northern power ...

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PDP not destined to rule Lagos, says APC state Chairman

The Chairman of Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC), Tunde Balogun, on Thursday declared that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was not destined to win the governorship election in the state. He predicted failure for the opposition party in future polls, saying that its Lagos chapter can never match the ruling party. Balogun spoke at the party office in Ikeja ...

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Supreme Court Verdict: Sanwo-Olu lauds judiciary for adjudicating on side of Lagosians

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday expressed joy at the Supreme Court verdict, which affirmed him as the duly elected Governor of the State, saying that the victory is for the people of Lagos. Sanwo-Olu said the judicial affirmation of his election victory will further reinforce his desire to vigorously pursue his vision of bequeathing a legacy of ...

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200 Days in Office: “Wake up to challenges, your performance is low”- Ex-aspirant tells Sanwo-Olu

As Gov Babajide Sanwo-Olu clocks 200 days in office, the Action Democratic Party (ADP) governorship candidate in the 2019 election, Babatunde Gbadamosi has advised the Lagos Governors to wake up to the challenges as he clocks after 200 days in office. Speaking to newsmen in Lagos, the ADP candidate scored Sanwo-Olu low across all sectors of governance, saying that “the ...

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Lagos Assembly will pass 2020 budget before year end if…….- Chielf Whip

Mr Rotimi Abiru, the Chief Whip, Lagos State House of Assembly, says the lawmakers desire to pass the state’s 2020 Appropriation Bill before the end of the year, but require the cooperation of the executive arm during the budget defence to do so. Abiru, representing Somolu Constituency II in the house, made this known to newsmen on the sideline of ...

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Gov Sanwo-Olu to present 2020 Lagos budget on Friday

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is expected to present year 2020 budget to the House of Assembly on Friday. It should be noted that this will be his inaugural budget presentation since he assumed office in May. The Nation reports that stakeholders from all walks of life, including the private sector, members of the diplomatic missions, political groups and other ...

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Ambode’s Probe: Court summons Lagos Assembly Speaker

A Lagos High Court in Ikeja, on Tuesday ordered the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa to appear before it on issue connected to the probe of ex-Gov, Akinwunmi Ambode on the purchase of 820 buses by the administration Daily Post reports that the former Governor had instituted a suit against the Assembly to contest the constitutionality of ...

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Border Closure: Nigerians will praise Buhari at last, says Lagos lawmaker

Lagos State lawmaker, Mr Victor Akande, says Nigerians will praise the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government later over the closure of the nation’s land borders. Akande, representing Ojo Constituency I at the Lagos State House of Assembly, made this assertion in an interview with newsmen  on Tuesday in Lagos. The lawmaker, who is the Chairman, House Committee on Judiciary, Human ...

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