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4 May 2019
Lagos State deputy governor-elect, Obafemi Hamzat has called on residents, investors and stakeholders in the state to ensure prompt and regular tax payment for the delivery of the ‘Greater Lagos’ agenda promised by the governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Hamzat made the call at a get-together celebration of his election with former colleagues at the Federal Ministry…
14 Apr 2019
The governorship election in Lagos State has come and gone with the All Progressives Congress (APC) winning convincingly across the state, especially with the results declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). To many, this came as a surprise considering the outcome of the elections held two weeks before then. This is in addition…
10 Apr 2019
There were indications yesterday that kidnappers of the Lagos State Fire Service acting director and six others have demanded N200 million ransom for their release. A breakdown of the amount showed that N50 million ransom was requested for the release of the fire service boss, Rasaq Musibau, and N150 million for the six others. However, after much plea,…
5 Apr 2019
The 19th yearly public lecture of Obafemi Awolowo University Muslim Graduates Association (UNIFEMGA) Lagos State branch holds on Sunday at the Banquet Hall of Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja Lagos from 10.00am prompt. Featuring Deputy Governor-elect of Lagos State, Obafemi Hamzat as guest speaker, the topic of engagement is “Human Development Energy and Enabling Infrastructure- Imperatives for…
26 Mar 2019
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State has shifted the date of presentation of Certificate of Return to the governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his deputy, Obafemi Hamzat.
19 Mar 2019
Lagos State Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured Lagosians of providing solutions to diverse challenges in the state. Sanwo-Olu, who was elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) gave the assurance when he and his deputy Dr Obafemi Hamzat visited President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja. He said Lagosians should expect solutions to many…
7 Mar 2019
It’s to get a lot of Lagosians out of poverty. I’m going to do that with my project team, by ensuring that we push more funds into education, health and social services.
25 Feb 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bayelsa yesterday said the snail speed collation of results of the presidential and National Assembly elections was largely due to the difficult terrain of the state.
11 Feb 2019
Faced with non-recognition by government in projects designs and development, engineers are drumming support for their colleagues vying...
30 Oct 2018
All love seems not to be lost between Lagos state governor Akinwunmi Ambode, his potential successor Babajide Sanwo and running mate Obafemi Hamzat after trio jostle for the All Progressives Congress (APC) Lagos state governorship ticket. Ambode lost the APC governorship primaries to Sanwo-Olu, who was a former commissioner for establishment and training in the state.…
29 Sep 2018
The story of who becomes the governorship flag bearer for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)  in Lagos, took a new turn on Saturday as one of the aspirants Obafemi Hamzat stepped down and endorsed fellow aspirant Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Hamzat renounced his decision to contest in the APC governorship primary election at a press briefing…


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