Breaking: Sanwo-Olu Appoints Bolowotan As DG Lagos Sports Commission

Kunle ADELABU His Excellency Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo – Olu, Governor of Lagos State has approved the disengagement of Mr. Babatunde Bank Anthony as the Director General of the State Sports Commission/ The Governor also  approved the appointment of Mr. Oluwatoyin Shakiru Gafaar Bolowotan as the new Director General of the Lagos State Sports Commission. In a statement signed by Mr. Hakeem Muri Okunola, the Head of Service, the appointment is in line with the ongoing re-organisation of the State Public Service for efficient service delivery.  The appointment is with…

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Breaking: Lagos CP In Ikorodu To Curtail Cult Violence

Kunle ADELABU The Lagos Police Commissioner, Mr Zubairu Muazu is presently in Ikorodu patrolling strategic locations with security personnel including members of the local vigilance team, Onyabo The Police Chief came into town about an hour ago following the renewed fight among two rival cult groups which has claimed many lives and paralyzed social and economic lives of the town. The 8th Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday had urged the Commissioner of Police in the State  to curtail the activities of cult members in Ikorodu area of the…

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Breaking: Lagos CP In Ikorodu To Curtail Cult Clash

Kunle ADELABU The Lagos Police Commissioner, Mr Zubairu Muazu is presently in Ikorodu patrolling strategic locations with security personnel including members of the local vigilance team, Onyabo The Police Chief came into town about an hour ago following the renewed fight among two rival cult groups which has claimed many lives and paralyzed social and economic lives of the town. The 8th Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday had urged the Commissioner of Police in the State  to curtail the activities of cult members in Ikorodu area of the…

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Breaking: Sanwo-Olu Resumes, Tours Secretariat

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu accompanied by his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat resumed office on Thursday by taking a tour round the State Secretariat at Alausa. He was welcomed by the excited civil servants, who hailed and praised him as he moved from one block to the other, waving at them in acknowledgement. The enthusiastic civil servants sang songs in Yoruba praising the governor, saying this dispensation will be good for all Lagosians. The governor later addressed them, promising to address all the challenges and issues facing them such…

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Sanwo-Olu Sworn-in As 6th Civilian Governor of Lagos

Wale JAGUN Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu was on Wednesday sworn-in as the 6th Civilian Governor of Lagos State at the Tarawa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos, Southwest, Nigeria. He was sworn-in by the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke. His running mate during the last Lagos gubernatorial election, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat was sworn-in as the Deputy Governor of Lagos State. Details soon…

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Breaking: Lagos Assembly Passes 2019 Budget

Wale JAGUN The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday evening passed the 2019 budget. The budget was presented by the Governor of the State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode in February. The total budget is N873, 532, 460, 725; capital expenditure stands at N479, 691, 073, 705 and recurrent expenditure is N393, 841, 387, 020. Members of the State Assembly passed the budget with additional N21 billion. The original budget of N852.317 billion was presented by the governor.

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Bombshell: AGF Writes INEC To Postpone Election

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mallam Abubakar Malami, has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the National Assembly, governorship and state houses of Assembly elections following the decision of the Appeal Court that all parties return to status quo in the Zamfara All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries crisis.   PM NEWS reports that the AGF gave the advice in a letter written to the INEC Chairman, Yakubu Mamood, and dated February 13, 2019. Malami cited sections 38 and 39 of Electoral (Amendment)…

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Breaking: INEC Extends Collection Of PVCs Till Monday

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has extended collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVC) to Monday, February 11, 2019. Chairman of the commission, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu made the announcement on Friday, at a meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners across the nation. The general elections are just a week away, and the electoral commission had earlier declared the deadline for the collection of PVCs to end today, Friday. The decision to extend the date was, however, reached after the RECs gave situation reports on the collection of PVCs in their respective…

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