Mr. Joe Igbokwe, the publicity secretary of the All
Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, has been confirmed by the House of
Assembly as a commissioner to serve in Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s cabinet.
Igbokwe who was confirmed yesterday (Monday, August 19, 2019) was nominated for appointment alongside 13 others by Governor Sanwo-Olu Read More
Three names out of 38 nominated for appointment as Commissioners and Special Advisers by Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, was on Monday, August 19, 2019, rejected by the state’s House of Assembly.
Those rejected are Ms Adekemi Ajayi-Bembe, Mr
Obafemi George and Prince Olanrewaju Sanusi.
The confirmed nominees are Mr Tunji Bello, Mr
Gbolahan Read More
I have been prefabricating on this article. The idea has been quite
compelling but not being able to ascertain the effects of my ‘rant’ made me
quite reluctant at putting pen to paper.
But just this morning, I saw a report in which Mr. Igbokwe was quoted as
saying that he doesn’t reckon with Read More
The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos on Tuesday,
August 6, 2019, ordered the Lagos State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal
in Ikeja to resume hearing of two petitions challenging Gov. Babajide
Sanwo-Olu’s victory at the March 9 governorship election.
A five-man panel of the court led by Justice Hussein
Mukthar, in a unanimous decision, allowed Read More
The Lagos State House of Assembly’s 16-man Ad hoc
committee for screening Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s Commissioners and Special Adviser
nominees on Saturday, August 3, 2019, completed the drilling of 25 nominees
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the
committee, headed by Rotimi Abiru, a four-term lawmaker representing Somolu
Constituency II, had commenced the Read More
The Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency (LASAA)
has announced the suspension of an advert firm, Provision Media System Limited,
pending final investigation over the alleged display of semi-nude women.
On Saturday, the internet was a beehive of comments
as a video of some women dancing on a pole in a transparent outdoor display
truck Read More
the submission of 25 names of Commissioner nominees by the Executive Governor
of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, three weeks ago, the Lagos State House
of Assembly has set up a 16-man ad hoc committee to screen them before they
appear before the whole House.
Speaker of the House, Rt Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, who Read More
A former Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babatunde
Fashola (SAN), has asked Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to complete the Blue Line
rail and repair bad roads to resolve the problem of traffic in the state.
Fashola said the completion of the Blue Line, which
was started by his administration, would decongest traffic on the roads Read More
Broken. Failed. Terrible. Ruined. Deteriorated. There are many more words that describe the sorry state of most Lagos roads which consequently leads to hours of traffic jam all over the state.
When it rains, Lagos
roads are in a complete mess. Smooth passage of vehicles is stalled as
motorists wade through the Read More
Criticisms have continued to trail the donation of $5,000 to each Super
Eagles player by the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for their
Round of 16 3-2 victory over the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon.
The governor made the donation, which amounts to $115,000 (N41.4m) for 23
players in the team, excluding the technical Read More