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Tribunal: Gov Sanwo-Olu congratulates Buhari, says he won election convincingly

Gov Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has expressed happiness over President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. Sanwo-Olu in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Gboyega Akosile, on Wednesday described the victory as a final lap of a relay race where the real victor was evidently seen at the finishing line. PDP and its ...

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100 Days in Office: PDP scores Sanwo-Olu less than 20 per cent, desribes his govt a waste

The Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State has described the government of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu as a complete waste in its 100 days in office. The Publicity Secretary of the PDP in Lagos State, Taofik Gani, said this during an interview with on Monday, Punch reports. Gani said the only people who can boast of benefitting from the government of ...

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Tinubu to Sanwo-Olu: You won’t succeed if you rely only on talent without character

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has told the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to make the welfare of people the highest priority his government. He stated this at the retreat organised for members of State Executive Council and Permanent Secretaries. According to a statement issued by Sanwo-Olu’s Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, Tinubu ...

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Sanwo-Olu’s Cabinet: Two more nominees enjoy privilege of ‘take a bow and leave’

Two more nominees of Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu for appointment as commissioners or special advisers on Friday enjoyed the privilege of taking just a ‘bow before the state House of Assembly. This brought to three, the number of nominees who `took a bow and went’ since the beginning of the screening by the state Assembly on Aug. 1. The first is ...

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Lagos Cabinet: Screening enters second day as assembly grills more Sanwo-Olu’s nominees

The Lagos State House of Assembly hoc Committee responsible for Screening Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s nominees on Friday grilled additional ffive as the exercise entered second day. The committee, headed by Mr Rotimi Abiru, a four-term lawmaker representing Somolu Constituency II, had on Thursday screened eight of the 25 nominees. The screening being carried out at the Lateef Jakande Auditorium, Assembly ...

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Just in: Lagos Assembly begins screening of Sanwo-Olu’s nominees

The Lagos State House of Assembly has begun screening of the 25 nominees submitted to it by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu as commissioners and special advisers. According to The Nation, the screening is taking place at the Lateef Jakande Auditorium in the Assembly complex. The House had set up a committee at plenary on Monday chaired by the Chief Whip, Hon. ...

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Sanwo Olu’s Nominees: Lagos Assembly sets up committee for screening

The Lagos State House of Assembly has set up a 16-man committee to screen cabinet nominees submitted by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The House had on July 22, read the list of 25 nominees for appointments as commissioners and Special Advisers sent by the governor to the House. The Speaker of the House, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, who read the list of ...

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“We will cooperate with Sanwo-Olu, but won’t be a rubber stamp legislature”- Obasa

Mr Mudashiru Obasa, Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, on Sunday said that the cooperation the lawmakers will have with the executive will not stop them from being a watchdog. Obasa spoke at Agege Victory Party he organised to celebrate his fifth re-election to the Lagos Assembly and his emergence as the Speaker of the State Assembly for ...

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The profiles of 25 Commissioner-designates, Special Advisers submitted to Assembly by Gov Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu recently transmitted a list of Commissioner-designates and Special Advisers to the House of Assembly for approval. The list contains 25 persons that will resume officially as Commissioners and Special Advisers after being ratified by the Assembly. According to The Nation; here are a quick bio-data on the names in the list: Mr. Rabiu Olowo Onaolapo ...

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APC replies critics, defends Sanwo-Olu’s donation to Super Eagles

Lagos State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) says there is nothing wrong in Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu making a donation to encourage the Super Eagles in the ongoing AFCON in Egypt. APC Publicity Secretary, Mr Joe Igbokwe in a statement on Tuesday, said that Sanwo-Olu had been known for charitable works even before joining the governorship race. Igbokwe was reacting ...

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