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Lagos Assembly screens commissioner-nominees Joe Igbokwe, six others

The Lagos State House of Assembly ad hoc committee screening Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s commissioner-nominees and advisers resumed the exercise yesterday with the final batch of 13 nominees it received over the weekend.

Joe Igbokwe: Igbo voted for PDP because of Peter Obi

The Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr Joe Igbokwe, has attributed the overwhelming votes the Igbo citizens of Nigeria gave to candidates of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections, especially, that of the presidential as an expression ethnic sentiment.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly resumes screening of governor’s second batch cabinet nominees

The Lagos State House of Assembly’s 16-man Ad hoc Committee for Screening Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s Commissioners and Special Advisers on Thursday resumes screening of the second batch of the nominees.

Joe Igbokwe makes Sanwo-Olu’s cabinet list

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, Joe Igbokwe, has made the list of the new commissioner and special adviser designates of the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos governor releases list of 13 more cabinet nominees

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, transmitted the final list of his cabinet nominees to the State House of Assembly.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Speaker Gbajabiamila receives rousing reception from APC members at Lagos airport

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, on Saturday, received a rousing reception at the Lagos Airport, as joyous members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) gathered to welcome him.

APC cautions Bode George against peddling lies against Asiwaju Tinubu

Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday advised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Commodore Bode George, to desist from fabricating lies against Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
Tokunbo Afikuyomi

Lagos APC says Tokunbo Afikuyomi member of Accord Party

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says Sen. Tokunbo Afikuyomi is not a member of the party in the state, but a member of the Accord Party.

Lagos PDP urges INEC to ban APC from 2019 polls

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ban the All Progressives Congress (APC), from participating in the forthcoming elections in the state, accusing the party of militarising the polity, recruiting thugs and notorious criminals into its fold as members.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Uchechukwu Nwachukwu: Why Igbo community endorsed Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Chairman, Council of Eze Ndigbo in Lagos State, Eze Christian Uchechukwu Nwachukwu, has reconfirmed why Ndigbo in Lagos endorsed All Progressives Congress candidate Babajide Sanwo-Olu as their governorship candidate in the state.

Joe Igbokwe: APC has more for the South East than PDP did in 16...

Mr Joe Igbokwe, Publicity Secretary, All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, says the party delivered more projects in the South East in three years than the PDP did in 16 years.
Obafemi Hamzat

Femi Hamzat: No plans to demolish Ladipo spare parts market

The All Progressives Congress deputy governorship candidate in Lagos State, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, says there are no plans to demolish the Ladipo Spare Parts Market in Mushin area if the party wins again in the March 2 poll.
Jimi Agbaje

Jimi Agbaje accuses LASAA of destroying his campaign billboards

The Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has accused the Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency of declaring an all-out war against his campaign.

PDP, Accord members join APC in Lagos

No fewer than 1,000 members of Accord Party in Lagos on Tuesday dumped the party to join the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday officially named Dr Obafemi Hamzat as the running mate of Mr Babajide Sanwoolu, its governorship candidate for the 2019 elections.

Jide Sanwo-Olu, Femi Hamzat’s ticket excites Lagos APC chairman

Ahead of 2019 general elections, the chairman of Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Tunde Balogun, has urged Lagosians, to vote for the party’s governorship candidate, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his running mate, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat.

Ndigbo: Babatunde Fashola can’t decide our fate in 2023

Not minding the discordant tunes being played by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and scheming regarding which geopolitical zone would produce the president in 2023, mainstream Ndigbo appear unperturbed. They insist they would decide their fate.

2019: Ndigbo leaders pledge to deliver votes for APC in Lagos

A group comprising of leaders of Ndigbo in All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos State, has constituted a new set of 10 man executives to pilot activities of Igbo groups for the party’s victory in 2019 general polls in the state.

Joe Igbokwe: All presidential candidates put together can’t remove Muhammadu Buhari

Joe Igbokwe, the Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, has declared that there is no vacancy in Aso Rock in 2019, insisting that all the presidential candidates put together will not be able to unseat President Muhammadu Buhari.

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