Rerun: Tight race in Kano, Sokoto as Lalong wins in Plateau

The race for the Kano Government House remained too close to call last night as the collation of results of the makeup election in 28 local government areas of the state got underway in Kano. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was ahead of Abba Kabir Yusuf of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the results already declared before the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) took a break at about one o’clock this morning. The exercise is scheduled to resume at 8am today. The contest in Sokoto State…

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Osun 2018: Tribunal dismisses Oyetola, INEC’s objections to Adeleke’s petition

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja on Friday dismissed the separate objections filed by the All Progressives Congress and its candidate, Gboyega Oyetola, as well as the Independent National Electoral Commission against the petition challenging their victory at the September 2018 election. The Peoples Democratic Party and its governorship candidate in the election filed the petition urging the tribunal to declare that he polled the highest lawful votes and should be declared the winner. But Oyetola, APC and INEC filed their notices of preliminary objection contending the…

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INEC Freezes Okorocha out of senators-elects list

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has made good it vows not to recognise any result announced under duress as the electoral body freeze Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, out of the International Conference Centre, venue of the Certificate of Returns presentation to Senators-elect of the just concluded 2019 general elections. The Imo state governor, according to the returning officer of the senatorial election in Imo state, Okorocha forced her to announce a wrong result of the election under duress at the instance of Okorocha. Okorocha’s name was conspicuously missing…

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“We don’t trust Igbos anymore” – Sen. Remi Tinubu

Wife of the All Progressives Congress National Leader, Mrs. Remi Tinubu, has already cast her votes in the governorship and state Assembly elections at Polling Unit 034, Falomo Police Barracks IV, Ikoyi, Lagos. Shortly after casting her votes at the polling unit located directly in front of her Bourdillon residence, Mrs. Tinubu was besieged by a crowd of people waiting on her. Addressing the crowd of people who were making monetary requests from her, she said, “Show me your hand, get the money.” Mrs. Tinubu, who was addressing the crowd…

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Breaking: GNI Steps down for Dapo Abiodun, says Ogun State interest is paramount

Governorship Candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka has thrown his weight behind the Prince Dapo Abiodun, the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the March 9 Governorship election in Ogun State, calling on all his supporters and well-wishers to vote for the APC Governorship candidate. In a release by him on Friday night, Prince Isiaka said in the spirit of the ongoing alliances across party lines he has come to the conclusion that the interest of Ogun State is paramount and goes beyond…

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Buhari warns APC leaders: Don’t gloat over electoral victory or humiliate opponents

President Muhammadu Buhari was at the Situation Room of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Headquarters in Abuja early yesterday. It was his first port of call after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared him the winner of the Saturday 23 Presidential Election at 4.38am. His mission was to show appreciation to leaders of the APC and to caution them against gloating over electoral victory and humiliating opponents. He reminded that the victory of the party at the presidential election should be enough compensation for their efforts. The…

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Governorship candidate eject IDPs for voting Buhari

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Shinkafi, on Wednesday confirmed that he has ejected all displaced persons taking shelter in his houses in Shinkafi for voting for the All Progressives Congress in Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. Shinkafi confirmed in Gusau at a news conference organized by a coalition of some political parties in the state protesting against the elections. “I have asked all the IDPs residing in my Shinkafi houses to immediately pack out because they are not serious in…

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Buhari wins 2019 Presidential Election

President Muhammadu Buhari has won the 2019 presidential election, polling 15,191,847 votes to defeat his closest rival, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, who scored 11,262,978 votes. He defeated 73 other candidates to emerge winner. Buhari defeated his closest challenger, Atiku, by a wide margin of votes. Buhari was declared winner and returned as President-elect at about 4.30am on Wednesday by the National Chairman of the National Independent Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, who is also the national returning officer for the election. To emerge winner, Buhari…

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Photos: Buhari visits APC campaign headquaters

President Muhammadu Buhari visits Campaign Headquarters in Abuja where he received updates on the performance of APC in the Presidential Elections on 25th Feb 2019 Campaign Office: President Buhari with Director of Election Planning and Monitoring Babatunde Fashola, Director Contacts and Mobilization Hadiza Bala Usman, DG Campaign Council Rotimi Amaechi and APC National Chairman Adams Oshiomole as he visits Campaign Headquarters in Abuja where he received updates on the performance of APC in the Presidential Elections on 25th Feb 2019

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IGP decries attack on police officers on election duty

The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP M.A Adamu, has decried the attack on a Deputy Commissioner of Police in Brass, Bayelsa State, yesterday, Sunday, 24th February, 2019 and has ordered for the immediate arrest, comprehensive investigation and diligent prosecution of persons involved, no matter their positions in society. Acoording to a release by the Zonal Public Relations Officer of Zone 2 of the Nigerian Police, Dolapo Badmus, the IGP, who described the incident as unwarranted and unprovoked, warns that under his watch, such brazen acts of impunity will not…

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Gunmen kill policeman attached to Gov. Bello’s aide

Unidentified gunmen suspected to be political thugs have shot dead a police officer attached to the Personal Assistant to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, Kabir Aliu. Aliu sustained gunshot wounds when the suspected thugs opened fire on their vehicle while on their way to the governor’s residence in Okene. Governor Bello disclosed this on Saturday shortly after casting his vote at his Agassa Uvete ward 011 polling unit in Okene Local Government Area. He expressed sadness over the killing, saying that the police were already investigating the matter.

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Thugs set Osun INEC office on fire

A section of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Office in Ijebu-Ijesha Oriade Local Government, in Osun has been gutted by fire. The incident occurred around 3 am on Sunday. It gathered that some hoodlums suspected to be political thugs allegedly set a section of the building ablaze along with some election materials. An electric generator owned by the commission was also burnt. Some of the staff at the building, however, fled the scene. Confirming the incident to NAN, Mr. Olusegun Agbaje, the Osun Resident Electoral Commissioner, said it was…

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Ogun PDP suspends Abati, faction kicks

A faction of the Peoples Democratic Party has dismissed as “laughable” the purported suspension of the deputy governorship candidate of the party in the state, Reuben Abati, and 38 others. The faction loyal to a member of the House of Representatives from Remo North, Oladipupo Adebutu, had in a statement announced the suspension of Abati, spokesman for the Atiku Campaign Organisation, Segun Sowunmi, and others for anti-party activities. But in a statement by the state Publicity Secretary, Malik Ibitoye, the Adebayo Dayo’s faction dismissed the suspension.

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‘Amosun is arrogant, has a lot to hide’ -Ex deputy alleges

A former Deputy Governor of Ogun State, Prince Segun Adesegun, has said Governor Ibikunle Amosun is desperate to install his loyalist as his successor because he has a lot of things to hide. Adesegun, who served as Amosun’s deputy from 2011 to 2015, spoke in an exclusive interview with one of our correspondents on Thursday. Amosun is supporting the governorship candidate of the Allied People’s Movement, Mr Adekunle Akinlade, against the candidate of his party, the All Progressives Congress, Mr Dapo Abiodun. Adesegun said, “What I believe is that a…

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Agbaje, Sanwo-Olu lose polling units

The Peoples Democratic Party defeated the ruling All Progressives Congress at the Femi Okunnu polling unit, Lateef Jakande, Ikoyi where the APC governorship candidate in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, voted in the presidential poll. The PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, polled 52 votes to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, who got 48 votes. So also, the Lagos State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate Jimi Agbaje lost his unit to the All Progressives Congress in today’s election. Unit 004, Ward A, Hindra Road, Apapa GRA President…

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Election violence: 2 killed in Kogi East

There were conflicting reports over the number of persons that died Saturday in Anyigba, Dekina local government, Kogi State, as suspected thugs made to disrupt voting in the area. Two persons reportedly lost their lives at the Ajetachi polling unit, opposite OLS, Anyigba, in the Kogi East Senatorial district, when political thugs stormed the area. They shot sporadically in all directions, leading to the death of a nineteen-year-old boy, simply identified as Usman, while a woman who was on the queue to cast her ballot was seriously injured. At Agbeji,…

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Former Ekiti commissioner escapes assassination, husband brutally matcheted

Former Commissioner during the first term of Governor Kayode Fayemi in Ekiti State, Mrs Funke Owoseeni, on Thursday, escaped being murdered by suspected assassins who lay siege on her house located at Ijesa Isu in Ikole Local Government area of the state. The suspected miscreants attacked her husband, Mr Paul Owoseni with dangerous weapons and his five fingers diced into pieces. Mrs Owoseeni also served as the Caretaker Chairman of Ikole Council area and she was at a time the Women leader of the All Progressives Congress(APC) in Ekiti State.…

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Prez. Buhari wins in OBJ’s polling unit

President Muhammadu Buhari defeated Atiku Abaubakar, his main challenger, at the polling unit of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, on Saturday. While the All Progressives Congress (APC) secured 87 votes in the presidential election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) got just 18 votes. Obasanjo had picked Atiku over Buhari, advising the president to quit politics.

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Army explain Maiduguri controlled-gun fire

The Army explained that the multiple sounds of controlled-gun fire on Saturday morning heard in the outskirts of Maiduguri, was for “security calculations”. The Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa said in a statement that the gunfire was not targeted at the public. Musa denied reports that Boko Haram attacked Maiduguri or neighbouring communities. “As of now Borno, especially Maiduguri township is calm and peaceful. People have already started voting in many locations across the state,” he said. He urged the people to turn out en mass…

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Election eve mayhem in Zamfara, gunmen kidnap 20, APC chairman killed

Suspected bandits on Friday’s night killed the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dodon Daji ward chairman in Tsafe local government Alhaji Yusuf A.D. Locals said the town was cordoned by the bandits at about 8pm but started shooting until later when they had confirmed security operatives were not on sight. They also stated that over 20 locals were kidnapped. Police Public Relations Officer in Zamfara state SP M Muhammad Shehu confirmed the incident to our correspondent in a telephone chat in Gusau. The PPRO disclosed that investigations were ongoing, assuring Police…

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Ganduje urges losers to accept people’s will

Kano state governor Dr Abdullahi Ganduje has appealed to whoever loses at the ongoing Presidential and National Assembly Elections to accept defeat in good faith. He spoke shortly after casting his vote along with his wife Hajiya Hafsat at the Ganduje Cikin Gari unit PO 008 of Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of Kano. The governor, who arrived at the polling station at about 10 am joined the queue, was verified and voted at about 10:30 am. Addressing newsmen, the governor expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the election that…

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Saraki votes, commends peaceful atmosphere

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Saturday lauded the massive turnout of voters in Kwara state for the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state. Saraki spoke with reporters shortly after he cast his vote at Ode Opobiyi Polling Unit (005/006), in Ajikobi ward of Ilorin West local government. He hailed the peaceful atmosphere witnessed in the exercise and urged residents to maintain such postures. Accompanied by his wife, Mrs. Toyin Saraki; mother, Mrs. Florence Saraki and eldest son, Seni, the Senate president cast his vote at 10.20am. Senator Saraki…

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Osinbajo speaks on resignation rumours, says I remain Vice President

The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has clarified the air regarding alleged rumours about his resignation. Osinbajo’s position was made public via his verified Twitter handle. “Misleading/FAKE news is on the rise especially in this season when Nigerians will make a choice about who will govern them for the next four years. I have not resigned! “I remain committed to the service of the Nigerian people under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari,” he tweeted. Misleading/FAKE news is on the rise especially in this season when Nigerians will make a choice about who will govern…

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Army Vows To Investigate And Punish Soldiers Making Political Signs

The attention of the Nigerian Army (NA) has been drawn to a picture of four armed men dressed in what looks like military camouflage in a 4 x 4 finger sign supposedly connoting a campaign symbol of a political party which is against the rules and regulations of the NA. The NA wishes to dissociate itself from the picture even as it has commenced an immediate investigation with the view to ascertain the source and authenticity of the pictures and the “soldiers’ involved. If the outcome of the investigation confirms…

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How Amosun ordered thugs to disrupt Abeokuta TraderMoni

Pandemonium broke out on Tuesday in Abeokuta, Ogun State, when some men, suspected to be loyalists of Governor Ibikunle Amosun, invaded Lafenwa Market, venue of the disbursement of TraderMoni and disrupted the programme. The men, led by the Chairman, Abeokuta North-West Local Council Development Area, Monsuru Shorunke, also took away the Iyaloja of the market, Mrs Ramotalai Olatunji, but returned her few minutes later. TraderMoni is a Federal Government intervention programme for petty traders under the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme. Our correspondent gathered that handlers of the TraderMoni had arrived at the market and…

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Oyo Food vendors declare support for Buhari

No fewer than three thousand food vendors in Oyo state under the Federal Government Home Grown School Feeding Programme embarked on a peaceful work around Ibadan, the Oyo state capital city to declare their support for the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. The said the peaceful walk became imperative to show solidarity for the president on the heels of the postponement of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The food vendors who prepare meals for the school children from across the…

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‘El-Rufai is inciting ethnic violence’ – SOKAPU

The attention of the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has been drawn to a report credited to Governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai over alleged killings of 66 Fulani in Kajuru Local Government Area. We are at a loss as to the real motive behind the governor’s disclosure, made public less than 24 hours before the commencement of national polls that were postponed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). We are of the view that el-Rufai’s comments over the Kajuru killings was deliberately orchestrated to inflame ethnic and religious sentiments to…

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APC To Punish Amosun, Others For Violence At Ogun Rally

The All Progressives Congress has vowed to punish the Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, for allegedly hiring thugs that attacked President Muhammadu Buhari and party leaders at Monday’s campaign rally of the party in Abeokuta. Expressing regrets at the disruption of the campaign, the APC National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, in a statement on Tuesday said that those responsible for the “premeditated attacks” would be dealt with. The party said the sanction would be delayed till after the elections. Issa-Onilu said, “The All Progressives Congress (APC) regrets Monday’s premeditated attacks…

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Why Clinton cancelled visit to Nigeria

Former US President, Bill Clinton, has cancelled his planned trip to Nigeria ahead of Saturday’s general elections, saying the visit could be “politicized.” Clinton was scheduled to visit Abuja, this week alongside Baroness Patricia Scotland, the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth. The planned trip was facilitated by the Kofi Annan Foundation and the National Peace Committee (NPC). “Over the course of the last several days, and after various conversations with the different stakeholders, it’s become apparent that President Clinton’s visit to Nigeria has the potential to be politicized in a way that is…

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See Pictures: Diezani spotted on London street, hale and hearty

Nigeria’s former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alisson-Maduekwe has been spotted walking on a London street unaided and rather than cancer-ravaged images presented to Nigerians sometimes ago, she looks hale and hearty. The two pictures were posted on the twitter handles of  @Osquare78 who claimed to have seen Mrs Allison-Madueke in London. According to him, when he tried to take her pictures, she walked away very quickly. @Osquare78 wrote: “Guess who I just saw while driving to work in North West, London?? Diezani Alison Madueke. “The moment she noticed I wanted to snap…

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Meet 41 senators who will not re-contest on Saturday

At least 41 serving senators have lost the opportunity of returning to the Red Chamber for the ninth assembly in June, Daily Trust on Sunday reports. This is based on the list of Senate candidates released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday. The list showed that only 68 out of the 109 senators have chances of returning as they have obtained return tickets of their various political parties. The 41 senators who have lost the opportunity of returning represent 38 per cent of the total number of…

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Plenty ‘Yabis’ for OBJ at APC’s Lagos Mega Rally

It was a harvest of political jabs for former President Olusegun Obasanjo at the Mega Rally of the ruling All Progressives Congress at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere, Lagos as chieftains of the party threw jabs at their ex-ally for his endorsement and support for the opposisition ruling presidential candidate’s Atiku Abubakar. It was the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, that threw the first jibe at the former President when he said President Muhammadu Buhari doesn’t have time to write letters. Obasanjo has been known for…

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Imohimi leaves Lagos as PSC deploy Police commissioners nationwide

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the appointment and deployment of 37 Command Commissioners of Police for the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory Abuja. Their appointment came following a recommendation by the acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu to the Commission. With the approval, Lagos, Kwara, Kogi and other states now have new Commissioners of Police while the Commissioners of Police in charge of FCT, Borno and few other states’ appointments were revalidated. With the approval, CP Mu’azu Zubairu will take over…

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Osinbajo: Adeboye holds special thanksgiving

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Adejare Adeboye this morning held a special thanksgiving in honour of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who survived a helicopter crash yesterday. A chartered Caverton helicopter carrying Professor Yemi Osinbajo and his aides to a campaign rally came down in Kabba, Kogi State without injury to any of the occupiers. In his sermon titled: Carriers of His Glory, held at the RCCG’s national headquarters. Ebutte Metta, Lagos, Pastor Adeboye made reference to a prediction he made at the monthly Holy…

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Osinbajo survives another air crash

A chopper conveying Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to a campaign rally in Kogi State, crash landed in Kabba, Kogi State and it was the second involving the Vee Pee within 7 months. According to a tweet by his spokesman, Mr Laolu Akande, the VP and all the occupants of the chopper are safe. He said the VP continued on his campaign trip after the incident. “VP Osinbajo’s chopper crash lands in Kabba. But he and the entire crew safe. “He is continuing with his engagements and plans for the day in…

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How gunmen kidnapped top Edo politician, killed his police orderly

The All Progressives Congress (APC) House of Assembly candidate for Owan West local government area of Edo state, Hon Michael Ohio-Ezomo, has been kidnapped. Hon Ohio-Ezomo was abducted on Thursday morning at his country home residence at Eme-Ora village. His police orderly was killed by the abductors. Ohio-Ezomo was a former member of the House of Assembly between 2011 and 2015. Chairman of the Owan West local government, Mr. Frank Ilaboya who confirmed the incident said it happened around 1 am. “We got the information early this morning. His police…

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INEC dump Adebutu out of Ogun governorship race

The Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ) has said any Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member in Ogun State campaigning for an elective position without being on the candidates’ list released by the electoral umpire “is on his or her own” as the body has nothing to do with such. Mr. Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner for Information, Media and Voter Education, said this while featuring on Citizens’ Forum, a programme aired by the Rock City 101.9 FM, Abeokuta, Ogun State. Honourable Oladipupo Adebutu, a member of the House of…

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Saraki to APC: ‘Stop Lying, Atiku did not travel to America as my aide’

Senate President Bukola Saraki replied the ruling All Progressives Congress saying the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, did not travel to the United States as one of his aides. The All Progressives Congress had said Atiku was finally allowed to travel to the US because he posed as an aide to Saraki. Speaking on AIT’s Kakaaki programme on Wednesday, Saraki, who is the Director-General, Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, described the allegation as nonsense. Saraki said, “These are desperate claims. When you are campaigning and you see that you have…

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NLC kicks as Council of States peg minimum wage at N27,000

The Nigeria Labour Congress has rejected the N27,000 new national minimum wage adopted by the National Council of States on Tuesday. The NLC Secretary-General, Dr. Peter Ozo-Eson, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja. National Council of State has pegged the National Minimum wage at N27,000. This amount is for the least paid workers in the states and the private sector. The private sector is at liberty to pay any amount, so long as it is not below N27,000. However, the Federal Government will pay its own workers…

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OBJ’s Letter: POINTS FOR CONCERN AND ACTION

  I am concerned as a democrat who believes that with faithful and diligent practice of democracy, we can get over most of our political problems and move steadfastly and surefootedly on the course of stability, unity of purpose, socio-economic growth and progress for all. Democracy becomes a sham if elections are carried out by people who should be impartial and neutral umpires, but who show no integrity, acting with blatant partiality, duplicity and imbecility. For all democrats and those carrying out the process of elections, there must be the…

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#PVCFOOTBALL attracts crowd across Nigeria during the Chelsea/Arsenal Premier league game

Yesterday, Tap Initiative for Citizens Development hosted 6 football viewing centres in 6 states across the geopolitical zones of the federation to promote voter participation and voters card collection. The event which took place simultaneously during the Chelsea vs Arsenal game was viewed in Owerri, Gombe, Lagos, Cross River, Kaduna and Abuja. Speaking with newsmen in the Abuja viewing centre which took place at River Plate Park, the Team Lead, Martin Obono stated that the event was geared towards driving PVC collection and voter education. “Since official data from INEC…

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AGF Freezes CJN’s accounts

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has requested the Director, Nigerian Financial Intelligent Unit (NFIU) to freeze five bank accounts linked to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen. The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), in the charge it filed against the CJN before the Code of Conduct tribunal (CCT) for which he was to be arraigned on January 14, accused Justice Onnoghen of failing to declare the accounts. In a letter, written on the official letterhead paper of the AGF, but…

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$5m Bribe: I leave Ganduje with judiciary and Kano Assembly – Prez. Buhari

Moderator, Kadriah Ahmed, cautioned Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, asking him to allow President Muhammadu Buhari express his personal view on the authenticity of a video depicting Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State allegedly receiving bribes from a contractor. Osinbajo, who had interjected on several occasions, attempted to bail out his principal who was reluctant to answer the question. “He can talk for himself,” the moderator retorted. Buhari later responded, “As I told you, I have seen the clip. I don’t know how much technology was used but can Ganduje fail to…

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Mba returns as Force PRO, replaces Jimoh

The acting Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, has appointed a new spokesman for the Nigeria Police Force. He is Frank Mba, an Assistant Commissioner of Police. He takes over from Moshood Jimoh, an acting Deputy Commissioner of Police who has been redeployed to ‘other national assignment’. Until his appointment, Mr Mba was working at the Special Fraud Unit (SFU), Ikoyi- Lagos. The posting is with immediate effect. Mr Mba, a lawyer, is an alumnus of the University of Lagos where he studied Law. He also has a Masters Degree…

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Prez. Buhari appoints, decorates new Police IG

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a new Inspector General of Police, he is Mohammad Abubakar Adamu from Nasarawa State. Buhari decorated the new Inspector General of Police at the State House, Abuja earlier today. He was assisted by the immediate past Police IG, Ibrahim Kpotun Idris. Earlier on Tuesday, the President and cabinet ministers had held an emergency Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja. The agenda of the meeting, which took place at the Presidential Villa, was unknown. Our Correspondent had reported earlier that Adamu was sighted at the Presidential Villa,…

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Lagos Women Will Install Sanwoolu As Next Governor -Jumoke Okoya-Thomas

An assurance has been given that the women in Lagos State would deliver the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwoolu as the next governor of the state in the 2019 general elections. Addressing a selected group of journalists in Ikeja, Lagos on Tuesday, the Women Leader of the Lagos State chapter of the APC, Hon. Jumoke Okoya-Thomas added that the coast was clear for Mr. Sanwoolu to assume coveted office through the support of the women. Okoya-Thomas pointed out that the women…

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