Mr. Joe Igbokwe, the Senior Special Adviser on Drainage and Water Resources to Lagos State Governor, Babjide Sanwo-Olu, stormed his hometown in Anambra State for his mother-in-law's burial ceremony. Joe is a native of Nnewi in Anambra State and is based in Lagos state. He is currently the spokesman to the ruling All Progressive Congress(APC), Lagos State Chapter.
This article contains all the latest news and happenings in the Giant of Africa, Nigeria.1.IPOB THREAT: Ohaneze asks the Lagos government to ignore rumored attacks.The Ohaneze Ndi-Igbo has charged the governor of Lagos State, Gov.Babjide Sanwo-Olu to ignore rumors that the Indigenous People of Biafra are planning to attack the Country's Biggest city.
1. BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu presents 2021 Appropriation Bill to Lagos House of Assembly. The Lagos State Governor, Babjide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday presented 2021 Appropriation Bill to the State’s House of Assembly. Details later… 2. Border Closure: Nigerian Economy Is Rigged To Favour Only The Rich – Atedo Peterside. Founder, Stanbic IBTC Bank, Atedo Peterside, says the Nigerian economy is rigged in favour of a handful of well-connected persons. Atedo while reacting to the exemption of Dangote Cement from the
OPINION: How low turnout of voters in Lagos LG election could affect Tinubu's Presidential ambition.
On the 24th of July 2021, the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LSIEC) conducted local government elections in the 13,323 polling units across the 37 local government areas of Lagos state. This election was to elect chairmen and councilors into the various local government area councils of the state.
Bola Tinubu pays joint visit to Lagos State Governor Babjide Sanwo-Olu - During the visit, APC national chairman paved the way for Lekki shootings - Tinubu also refuted rumors that he out of the country after ordering an attack on EndSARS protesters. The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has paid a joint visit to Lagos State Governor Babjide Sanwo-Olu, ending speculation that he has left the country. Tinubu's visit to Sanwo-Olu came on Saturday, October 24, at the Marina
LAGOS STATE GOVERNOR PRESENTS 2021 APPROPRIATION BILL TO STATE'S HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY There are reports that the governor of Lagos State (Babjide Sanwo-Olu) has presented 2021 Appropriation Bill to the State’s House of Assembly. If you recall, yesterday, the state's government announced that the governor will present the budget estimate to the state's house of Assembly today. This announcement was made via their verified Twitter handle (@followlasg): 6 NIGERIANS SENTENCED IN UAE FOR FUNDING BOKO HARAM There are
Oluremi Tinubu who is the former first lady of Lagos State, and currently a senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District at the Nigerian National Assembly has come under attack for calling a woman a Thug during the public hearing of the Constitutional review on Wednesday. According to a video making the rounds on different social media platform, the lawmaker was seen exchanging words with some Nigerians who also attended the occasion at the Morriot Hotel in Lagos.
By Damian Windeck Okoye The Executive Governor of Lagos State, His Excellency, Babjide Sanwo Olu has this morning, visited the various hospitals were peaceful EndSars Protesters are receiving treatments as a result of the shooting incident which took place at Lekki Toll Gate yesterday (20th October 2020). Speaking via his official twitter handle, Sanwo Olu said that there are currently ten (10) patients at the Gen Hospital, Eleven (11) at Reddington and Four (4) at Vedic; with mild to moderate levels of injuries
All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu,has paid a solidarity visit to the governor of Lagos state, Babjide Sanwo-Olu, ending the speculation that he travelled out of the country. Tinubu's visit to Sanwo-Olu came on Saturday, October 24, at the Marina State House amid a deluge of tragedies occasioned by wanton of destruction in the state by hoodlums. Addressing journalists, the APC leader expressed displeasure with how #EndSARS protest transcended into violence that led to the vandalisation
Following the agitation against police brutality and extra-judicial killings that have rocked every almost every major cities across the country, resulting to social unrest since days now, the Lagos State government have taken heed to the cries and pain of the people for justice to be served. The Lagos State government, not leaving any stone unturned and rapt in getting to the roots of this evil and despicable culture dominating the police force in the state, has begin investigation into the matter as handled
Lagos needs healing, reconciliation, Sanwo-Olu laments After three days of rage, the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babjide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, said the city-state needed healing, lamenting that the carnage it witnessed in the last few days was unprecedented in its history Speaking after a tour of some areas in the city that were torched or destroyed as a result of the violence that erupted in the state, a visibly dejected Sanwo-Olu said what he saw was not the Lagos that was handed over to him on May 29, 2019.
Following the first wave of the deadly Corona Virus Covid-19, that brought the whole world to it's knee, another wave has started, killing numbers of people in Nigeria in the wake of the Second wave. Among those that contracted the virus prior to it's second wave is the governor of Lagos State; Babjide Sanwo-Olu. The government of Lagos State had issue an official statement that the governor had contracted the novel and deadly virus on December 11, and in isolation to avoid the spreading of the virus in the
Despite the viral chat of a supposed Lekki LCC Tollgate staff who said he witnessed the killings, the Managing Director of LCC has come up to say that no staff witnessed the shootings at Lekki Tollgate Plaza. He disclosed to the Judicial Panel of Inquiry which the Lagos State Government set up. This committee was formed to probe and investigate the sad incidence some days after it happened. Part of the tasks given to them is to look into cases of human right violation reported against the members of the disbanded
We all know that the rate at which Covid-19 increases daily is uncalled for and we need to take some drastic measures to avoid contacting the disease. Recently, the governor of Lagos State, Babjide Sanwo-olu, has announced that residents of the states must wear face masks and if they did not comply, they will have to face 6 month jail term. This came after the President Buhari signed the petition in line with Covid-19 Health Protection Regulations that citizens of the country are mandated to wear face masks
In accordance with the COVID-19 Health Protection Regulations, 2021 marked a week ago by President Muhammadu Buhari, Lagos State Governor, Mr, Babjide Sanwo-Olu has made it obligatory for occupants to wear face covers or face a half year prison term. This went ahead a day Sanwo-Olu reported the endorsement of N200 million to help the continuous COVID-19 patient administration and treatment endeavors of two government Treatment Centers in the state. The lead representative expressed this yesterday while tending
The leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party Bola Tinubu has said he has nowhere to go in Lagos state. Tinubu made the remarks while talking to reporters when he visited Lagos state governor Babjide Sanwo-Olu for the ongoing violence in Lagos state. He condemned the criminal attacks on civilians, police stations and companies. As for the gunmen at Lekki Toll Gate, Tinubu said "If the governor did not order the attack on the Lekki Toll gate, Who gave this order? It was just what I wanted from him"
The governor of Lagos State Babjide Sanwo Olu took to his Twitter page to express his grief over the level of anger showed by the youth that led to Destruction during the protests by the youth. He says " this is not the Lagos we know I am the 15th governor of the state and Lagos has never witnessed this level of destruction, the oldest court in Nigeria was raised down Many properties were destroyed it is time to heal ourselves and heal Lagos " the governor expresses his grief from his official Twitter handle.He
BrigadierA highest level Nigerian Army official, -General Ahmed Ibrahim Taiwo has dismiss the claim that the Lagos stat gavernor, Babjide Sanwo Olu requested the attack of the #EndSARS Protest at Lekki cost door. The military general iterated that Sanwo Olu doesn't have the power to provide request to troops, as he isn't the president of the Nigerian military, and for such request to be viable, it needs to come from President Buhari himself. The new revelation became visible after an individual from the military