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Sanwo-Olu floors AD, Labour Party at 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 the Executive Governor of Lagos, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the March 9 polls. Justice T. T Asua, the Chairman of the Tribunal in a ruling dismissed…

Sanwo-Olu congratulates Lawan, Gbajabiamila

…Gov Advises Lawmakers To Put Nation Above Personal Interest Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has congratulated Senator Ahmed Lawan and Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila on their victories as President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives respectively. Governor Sanwo-Olu described Lawan’s and Gbajabiamila’s victories as results of focus, hard work, resilience and…

Buhari congratulates Lawan, Gbajabiamila

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the new Senate President, Sen. Ahmed Lawan, and House of Representatives Speaker, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila over their victories,wishing them successful tenure. Buhari believed that their tenure would “a new dawn, different from duplicity and perfidy of the immediate past.” A statement by the President’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina said Buhari stated…

Gbajabiamila wins as House Speaker

Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has emerged the 9th Speaker of the House of Representatives in a keenly contested election between the Lagos lawmaker and  Umar Bago. Bago, a Niger state lawmaker is a member of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) at the Lower Legislative Chamber. Bago was the Chairman, Committee on NIMASA in the House…

Sen. Omo-Agege emerges Deputy Senate President

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege of the All Progressives Congress, has been elected Deputy Senate President, defeating Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Enugu. Senator Omo-Agege, of rhe ruling APC, defeated Senator Ekweremadu with 68 votes to emerge winner. Ekweremadu scored 37 votes. Senator Omo-Agege was nominated by Senator Baba Keira, APC Katrina, and seconded by…

Sen Lawan emerges Senate President

Senator Ahmed Lawan, representing Yobe South in the Senate, has emerged as the Senate President for the 9th National Assembly. He defeated Senator Ali Ndume, representing Borno North in the Senate by 79 votes. Ndume scored 28 votes to come second. The number of senators who participated in the election were 107. Senator Lawan was…

9th Senate: My support for Lawan has no political attachment –Ifeanyi Ubah

The Young Progressive Party (YPP)’s Senator-elect, Mr Ifeanyi Ubah, on Saturday, disclosed that he is not supporting Sen. Ahmad Lawan’s Senate presidential bid for any political gain. Ubah, who will be representing Anambra South Senatorial District in the 9th Senate, gave the clarification while speaking with newsmen shortly after the party’s stakeholders’ meeting in Abuja….

Fayemi inaugurates Ekiti 6th Assembly

…as ex-Commissioner emerges Speaker Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has inaugurated the sixth Ekiti House of Assembly with an assurance that his administration will continue to provide conducive environment for the legislature to perform her statutory functions effectively. Dr Fayemi who reiterated his commitment to leave the State much better than he met it,…

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