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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, […]

The lawmaker representing Agege Constituency one and Speaker of the eighth Lagos State Assembly, Chief Mudashiru Obasa has been elected unopposed as Speaker of the ninth Assembly. During the inauguration, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who was represented by his Deputy,  Dr Obafemi Hamzat solicited the support of the Assembly in confirmation of key appointments […]

The Eighth Lagos State Assembly would be remembered for holding two hundred and sixteen sittings, passage of forty-three bills and over two hundred resolutions geared to improve governance in the state. This came to the fore at the valedictory plenary to wind down the eighth Assembly which began in June 2015, held in Alausa-Ikeja. Each […]

Contractors handling the expansion of the Lagos-Badagry Expressway are to be mobilised back to site this month. So says Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu during an on the spot assessment of the level of work on the 10-lane- expressway. Addressing newsmen at the Abule Osun axis of the road, Governor Sanwo-Olu who said Government was aware of […]

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has won the March 9 Governorship election in the state. Governor Wike who ran under the umbrella of the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), polled a total of 886,264 votes to defeat his closest contender Biokpomabo Awara of the African Action Congress (AAC), who got 173, 859 votes.

The Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC -Lagos) has officially joined the race for the office of the Speaker of the 9th Assembly. Hon. Gbajabiamila, in company of 170 members-elect, made his intention known on Sunday in Abuja. If elected Speaker, Hon.Gbajabiamila said, he would “galvanise the lawmakers to make life […]


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