Monday, 4th December 2023

Obafemi Hamzat

16 Nov
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State has congratulated Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his Deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat over the Court of Appeal’s ruling affirming their victory in the March 18 governorship election.
15 Nov
The Appeal Court on Wednesday unanimously affirmed the election of the Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat.
10 Nov
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Obafemi Hamzat, has urged Lagos residents to be prepared for the inconvenience caused by the repairs of the state’s busiest artery, the Third Mainland Bridge.
14 Oct
When the United Nations said that 96, 000 new affordable houses must be developed daily to cater for a projected three billion citizens of the world that would need affordable houses by 2030, the challenge sounded like something that is happening in a distant land, which Nigeria was insulated from.
26 Sep
Lagos State Governorship Election Tribunal Petition has declared that the petitions filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Dr Abdulazeez Adediran against Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of All Progressives Congress (APC) is lacking in merit.
20 Sep
Investigation into the death of music star Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba (a.k.a Mohbad) took a fresh dimension yesterday as the Lagos State governor and other prominent personalities waded into the matter, demanding that justice be served and the issue not swept under the carpet.
19 Sep
A Lagos State delegation led by the Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, on Tuesday paid a condolence visit to the mother of late Afrobeats musician, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba known as Mohbad. Hazmat revealed this on his X handle accompanied by a picture of him signing the condolence register. Other members of the delegation are the…
30 Aug
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Obafemi Hamzat, has been decorated as an ambassador of the University of Ibadan (UI). The investiture took place, yesterday, during a courtesy call to Hamzat by a delegation from the institution led by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Kayode Adebowale, at Alausa, Lagos.
10 Aug
The Lagos State Government has expressed its readiness to host the 2027 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) which Nigeria is bidding to organize alongside the Republic of Benin. Lagos State deputy governor Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat, on Thursday, assured the Confederation of African Football (CAF) of her preparedness to provide good sporting facilities. Hamzat also…
2 Aug
The deputy governor of Lagos State, Femi Hamzat, has pacified the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and members of the public who commenced protest against the recent increase in fuel price. Hundreds of members of the NLC, Trade Union Congress (TUC) and other affiliate unions commenced protest in Lagos to demand that the government immediately address…
1 Aug
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his Deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, have urged the governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Ikeja, Lagos State, to dismiss the petitions filed against them over their victory at the election held on March 18, 2023.
10 Jul
Lagos State Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his Deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, on Monday opened and closed defence in an election petition brought against them by Labour Party and its Governorship Candidate, Mr Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour.


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