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23 Mar 2020
The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, says a state can “borrow constructively” in order to bridge its infrastructure deficit.
19 Mar 2020
Emergency workers were yesterday still searching for the body of a man who was declared missing by family members three days after a massive explosion rocked Abule-Ado
17 Mar 2020
The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, has urged the Federal Government to ensure security of pipelines across the state.
28 Dec 2019
The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, on Saturday apprehended two commercial drivers and their buses for driving against traffic.
22 Jul 2019
When the Lagos State government in December 2017 moved bulldozers and other heavy-duty construction equipment into the heartlands of Agege, a densely populated suburb of Lagos, to pull down structures earlier marked for demolition, in readiness for a flyover that would crisscross Oba Ogunji Road/Pen Cinema area over a railroad crossing and landing in Agunbiade Street/Oke-Koto area of the community, it was a welcome development resident warmly embraced.
8 Jul 2019
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Sunday said his administration would build innovation and technology centres across the state to address the problem of youths unemployment . Sanwo-Olu, represented by his Deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, made the disclosure at a forum organised by the Eko Innovation Centre in Lagos. He said that his administration…
4 Jul 2019
Lagos State Government has promised to refund about N315 million to the 2,234 pilgrims going to Saudi Arabia to perform this year’s hajj. The Amir Hajj of Lagos, Dr. Abdulhakeem Abdullateef, disclosed this yesterday while inaugurating the 2019 Lagos State Pilgrims Board Hajj adhoc committee by the deputy governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat. According to Abdullateef,…
1 Jul 2019
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has described the late Alhaja Abibat Mogaji as a “fantastic adviser and selfless leader” that used her influence for common good. Sanwo-Olu, who was represented by his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, during a thanksgiving held at the Chapel of Christ The Light in Alausa to mark the 6th remembrance of…
28 Jun 2019
For all the positives the Akinwunmi Ambode-led administration may have left as legacies, it was a four-year tenure that returned the state to a familiar path of chaos and flagrant disregard for law and order.
13 May 2019
The Lagos State Deputy Governor-elect, Dr Obafemi Hamzat has lost his father, Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat. He was until his death on Sunday the traditional ruler of Afowowa Kingdom in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State. He was aged 86. According to a family source who pleaded anonymity, his remains would be buried on…
15 Mar 2019
The Southwest zone of All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed different positions on the outcome of the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections just as they also shared contrary views on how the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) handled the Saturday Mach 9 governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections…
4 Jan 2019
The subtle misunderstanding between the Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) and Lagos chapter of All progressives Congress (APC) has ended as the group recently pledged to support the party’s standard bearer, Mr. Babajide Sanwoolu, and his running mate, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, in the coming governorship election. While speaking at a well-attended programme held…


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