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Bode George: Asiwaju Tinubu supported June 12 mandate after General Abacha snubbed him

A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George, has commended Kola Abiola, the son of the late MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993, election, for exposing former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and other “June 12 opportunists.”
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Governor Sanwo-Olu wants young Nigerians to be educated on significance of June 12

Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos State governor, has advised that young Nigerians should be educated on the significance of the June 12 anniversary.
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 tasks Senate President Lawan, Speaker Gbajabiamila to see their offices as sacred

A National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday, urged the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, and their deputies to see the offices entrusted in them as sacred.
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Ninth Assembly: Femi Gbajabiamila is President Buhari’s project not Asiwaju Tinubu – Governor El-Rufai

The aspiration of Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila to become the Speaker of the House of Representatives got a boost yesterday with a declaration by Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State that the campaign to make him the next Speaker of the
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Babajide Sanwo-Olu makes first appointment, names Ayinde Chief of Staff

Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who will be sworn-in as the 10th governor of the state has appointed Mr. Tayo Ayinde as his Chief of Staff.
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Ekiti APC elders congratulate Governor Fayemi

Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) elders’ forum has said the election of Governor Kayode Fayemi as the new chairman of Nigeria’s Governors Forum (NGF) is well-deserved.
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Governor Ambode: All decisions taken by my administration are with best interest of Lagosians

Outgoing Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday said all the decisions, plans, programmes and policies of his administration in the last four years were taken with the best interest of Lagos in mind and for common good of all residents of the State.

Group wants President Buhari to appoint youth as sports minister

A group called the Pan-African Socialist Movement (PSM), a progressive students movement, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint “progressive and energetic youth as minister of youths and sports” in his second term cabinet.

Bisi Akande: Governor El-Rufai a beneficiary of godfatherism

The proxy war going on between an influential leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has taken a new twist with the declaration by the founding national chairman of the party, Chief Bisi Akande, that godfatherism is essential for the growth of democracy in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari breaks Ramadan fast with the APC National Leader Asiwaju, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the residency Presidential Villa Friday Night in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 10 2019.

President Buhari, Asiwaju Tinubu debunk rumours, break fast together

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday evening hosted the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to Ramadan breakfast at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, thus debunking rumours of a strained relationship.

Last PDP member of Lagos Assembly defects to APC

The last member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Dipo Olorunrinu, Monday at plenary formally defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Senator Ndume rejects Asiwaju Tinubu’s intervention to drop bid Senate presidency bid

Last-minute attempts by the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and other party leaders to pacify Senator Ali Ndume to drop his bid for the Senate presidency may have flopped.
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Tunde Balogun: No crisis in Lagos APC over cabinet composition

Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday said there is no crisis in the ruling party over the preparation for the setting up of the next state Executive Council by Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
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Lagos APYF backs Femi Gbajabiamila for Reps Speaker

The Lagos State Chapter of the All Progressive Youth Forum (APYF), has declared its full support to the decision of the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and the National Leader,...
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APC to zone Senate President to North-East, Speaker to South-West

The All Progressives Congress (APC) will zone the position of Senate President of the 9th National Assembly to the North-East, while that of the Speaker of the House of Representatives will be zoned to the South-West, according to a report.
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Re-run: I’m not in Kano – Asiwaju Tinubu

The National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congres, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday, refuted rumours that he was in Kano and meddling in the state’s rescheduled elections.
The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule has congratulated Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on his victory, saying the governor-elect will take the state to the next level of governance

Lagos elections: APC chieftain congratulates Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Chief Lanre Razak, a stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has congratulated Lagos State governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on his victory, describing it as well deserved.
Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu addressing newsmen shortly after cating his vote in a polling unit at Alausa, Ikeja earlier today. Photo by Ayo Efunla

Asiwaju Tinubu: Low turnout in elections universal

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the APC National Leader, has said that low turnout in Saturday’s Governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections in Lagos and other places was a universal development.

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