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Alliance for Democracy to appeal judgment upholding Lagos governor’s election

Reacting to Appeal Court’s judgment on Saturday, which upheld the election of Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos State, the candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), Dr. Owolabi Salis, has said that his party would appeal the judgment in Supreme Court.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 2

Appeal Court upholds Lagos governor’s election

A five-man panel of Court of Appeal in two separate judgments on Saturday upheld Sanwo-Olu’s victory in the March 9 poll and dismissed the appeal by governorship candidates of Labour Party (LP) and Alliance for Democracy (AD).

South East group seeks IPAC’s support for 2023 presidential slot

A group, South-East for President 2023 Abuja chapter, has urged the Inter-Party Advisory Council of Nigeria (IPAC) to support the region’s quest to produce the next President of Nigeria.

Kogi guber: PRP governorship candidate refutes endorsement of Governor Bello for second term

Mr Ayodele Ajibola, the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Kogi, has dissociated himself from the purported endorsement of Governor Yahaya Bello of the APC for second term.

Ekiti council poll: 12 political parties task SIEC on transparency

Twelve political parties under the banner of the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) have expressed readiness to take part in the December 7 local government elections in Ekiti State.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Tribunal dismisses Labour Party’s case against Lagos governor’s election

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lagos on Monday dismissed a petition filed by the Labour Party (LP) and reaffirmed Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the duly elected Governor of Lagos State in the March 9 polls.
TIMI ALAIBE

Timi Alaibe: I’m still in PDP

A Former Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Timi Alaibe, has dismissed reports that he defected to the Alliance for Democracy (AD) following his failure to clinch the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The pioneer Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty for Niger Delta militants, Chief Ndutimi Alaibe, has said he would deploy the amnesty template to tackle insecurity in Bayelsa if elected governor.

Bayelsa guber: I’m still in PDP – Timi Alaibe

A former Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Chief Timi Alaibe, has distanced himself from reports that he defected to the Alliance for Democracy (AD) following his failure to clinch the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the November 16 election in Bayelsa State.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked stakeholders from various sectors of the economy, to proffer ways of accelerating development of the pharmaceutical sector, through research and development.

Don’t die without joining APC – VP Osinbajo tells PDP leaders

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called on leaders of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to make a decision to join the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, at least before they die.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Setback for Governor Sanwo-Olu as appeal court refers case back to tribunal

The Court of Appeal in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the Lagos Election Petition Tribunal to continue trial in petitions filed by the governorship candidates of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), Owolabi Salis, and his Labour Party counterpart, Ifagbemi Awamaridi, challenging the victory of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the March 9 governorship election in Lagos State.

Appeal Court orders continuation of AD’s, Labour Party’s petitions

The Court of Appeal in Lagos has ordered the continuation of the petitions filed by the defeated governorship candidates of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Lagos State, Chief Owolabi Salis, and his Labour Party counterpart Ifagbemi Awamaridi challenging the victory of Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the March 9 guber election.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Asiwaju Tinubu: Rafiu Ogunleye was a true progressive

The All Progressives Congress national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has described the former Ogun State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Abdul Rafiu Ogunleye, who died yesterday at 79 as a true progressive and an Afenifere to the core.
TIMI ALAIBE

Bayelsa guber: Timi Alaibe deserves to be governor – PDP chieftain

As the race to the Creek Haven hots up, a chieftain of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, in Bayelsa State, Hon. Seikapatimi Ituamokumo, has said that Mr. Timi Alaibe deserved to succeed Governor Seriake Dickson.

Oba Akiolu: Ex-President Obasanjo is number one problem of Nigeria

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, has said former President Olusegun Obasanjo is the biggest problem of the country.
Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe

Senator Ogunlewe: I’ve no regrets dumping PDP

A former Minister of Works, Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe, on Saturday said he had no regrets dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Governor Sanwo-Olu floors AD, Labour Party at petition tribunal

An Election Petition Tribunal sitting at Ikeja, Lagos, on Monday, dismissed a petition filed by the Alliance for Democracy (AD) and the Labour Party (LP) challenging the victory of Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos State governor, at the March 9 gubernatorial poll.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Femi Fani-Kayode exonerates Rep Gbajabiamila of alleged US criminal case

Former Nigeria Aviation Minister and chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Femi Fani-Kayode, Sunday drums support for Femi Gbajabiamila’s speakership race.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

AD loses bid to stop Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s inauguration

The Alliance for Democracy (AD) and its governorship candidate in the last election, Owolabi Salis, on Tuesday, at an Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ikeja, lost their bid to stop the swearing-in of Babajide Sanwo-Olu, as the governor of Lagos State on May 29.

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Former Edo attorney-general urges National Assembly to repeal DSS law

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Ondo lawmaker decries DSS court room invasion

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Police nab man for allegedly killing neighbour in Niger

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Federal government files appeal against $9.6 billion P&ID judgement

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South Africans emerge winners of Remo marathon

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