The Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan during a speech titled ‘Beholding the Silver lining in Nigeria’ delivered to mark the 2nd anniversary of the 9th Senate under his leadership
When Ahmad Lawan championed a people-oriented legislature, perhaps it made meaning to only a few. But when the British prime minister, Boris Johnson, echoed it six months later, it resonated with many. While Lawan had declared that, “in the laws we enact, in the oversight and representations we undertake, the wellbeing of the Nigerian people…
11 Mar 2020
t is no longer news that pensioners suffer the burden of non-payment of their benefits years after serving their fatherland. From the record in the pensions’ commission, the government owes a backlog of almost N400 billion of unpaid pension arrears
8 Oct 2019
The 9th Nigerian Senate, having realised that education is perhaps the most single important investment a country can make on its people and its future, has placed it on the front-burner of its 2019 legislative agenda.
28 Jul 2019
Notwithstanding the badge of possible mediocrity with which a lot of commentators have pinned on President Muhammadu Buhari´s list of expected Next Level ministers, the fawning patronage by the Ninth Senate, which came on board with many expectations, seems to dash any hopes of improved mandate delivery in the next four years.