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The Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan has sworn-in former governor of Imo State, Chief Rochas Okorocha, as a senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Chief Okorocha, the alleged controversially winner of Imo West Senatorial election, could not participate in the inauguration of the Ninth Senate on Tuesday because he was yet to collect his […]

Prison de-congestion, speedy and efficient adminstration of justice will be given priority in Lagos State. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who made this known at the swearing-in of the acting Chief Judge of the State, Justice Kazeem Alogba said his administration is ready to partner with other tiers of government to ensure a vibrant judiciary in line […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has renamed the National Stadium as Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja. He made the pronouncement during his maiden democracy day speech in commemoration of June 12 held at the Eagle Square in Abuja. President Buhari promised to intensify efforts to boost the nation’s economy and ensure equality and fight insecurity. He also pledged […]

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has congratulated Senator Ahmed Lawan and Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila on their victories as President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives. Governor Sanwo-Olu described Lawan’s and Gbajabiamila’s victories as results of focus, hard work, resilience and team spirit, saying that the keenly contested elections in both […]

Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila has been elected as the Speaker of the House of Representatives for the Ninth Assembly. Mr Gbajabiamila who is a candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated his close contender Mohammed Bago with 283 votes. He assumed office in 2003, representing Surelere 1 Federal Constituency.

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has emerged as the Deputy Senate President of the Ninth Assembly. The Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial district of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated his closest opponent Ike Ekweremadu a former Deputy Senate President and member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Omo-Agege got 69 votes while Ekweremadu pulled 38 votes […]

The senator-elect representing Yobe North Senatorial District of Yobe State, Senator Ahmed Lawan has been elected as the President of the ninth National Assembly. Senator Lawan, a member of the All Progressives Congress, APC garnered seventy-nine votes to defeat Senator Ali Ndume who polled twenty-eight votes in the election involving one hundred and Seven senators. […]

Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu has appointment Justice Kazeem O. Alogba as the 17th Chief Judge of Lagos State with effect from Tuesday 11th June 2019, in acting capacity, pending the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC) and subsequent confirmation of the State House of Assembly. This is in accordance with Section 271 (1) and (4) […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed June 12 bill into law. Presidential aide on National Assembly matters, Senator Ita Enang told state house correspondents that with the assent to the amendment, May 29 is no more a public holiday. President Muhammadu Buhari assented to the Public Holiday Amendment Act, declaring June 12 of every year a […]

Worried about the growing spate of insecurity, Governors of the south west zone have decided to hold a regional security summit that will bring all critical stakeholders together to brainstorm on how to put an end to security issue in the country. Speaking after a special meeting at the Ondo State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja, […]


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