The trio of President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, his deputy Barau Jibrin, and immediate past senate president, Ahmad Lawan have hailed the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC), that unanimously affirmed the victory of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Vice President Kashim Shettima in the 2023 presidential election. The Media office of…
Immediate past President of the Senate and lawmaker representing Yobe North Senatorial District, Ahmad Lawan, at the weekend, donated the newly completed building of Federal Science and Technical College, Gashua, to the state government. A statement by his Media Adviser, Dr Ezrel Tabiowo, said Lawan had facilitated the establishment and construction of the college while…
The national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has said that he has never had any rift with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Adamu disclosed this in an interview on Arise Television on Wednesday. He said that he supported the former Senate president Ahmad Lawan in the APC presidential primaries, but…
The 9th Senate has just walked into the hall of history. In doing so, the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan, gave a brief summary of the achievements of the 9th Senate.
Mr Chairman, members of the high table, impartial judges, accurate timekeepers, co-debaters, ladies and gentlemen. I’m standing perpendicularly before you here to outline a few points regarding why Mr Lawan the president of the 9th senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria should be bothered that he supervised a rubber stamp senate.
Despite misgivings by some Nigerians about the performance of the Ninth National Assembly, the ninth Senate under Ahmad Lawan’s leadership made serious impact with presentation of 1, 129 bills with over 500 successfully passed.
The 9th Senate had passed 500 Bills in four years, says the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan.
Despite opinions of majority Nigerians that the Ninth National Assembly was more of appendage of the executive arm of government, outgoing Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has scored the legislature high, citing the 112 bills assented to by former President Muhammadu Buhari.
With the June 13 inauguration of the 10th National Assembly drawing nearer, President Bola Tinubu, yesterday, met with Senate President Ahmad Lawan and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, at the State House, Abuja.
Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila on Thursday spoke on his rumoured appointment as chief of staff to President Bola Tinubu. "Be patient. The system works in its own way - allow the system to work," Gbajabiamila told a journalist that quizzed him at the State House in Abuja. A report by Leadership…
President Bola Tinubu is currently meeting with Tajudeen Abbas and Ben Kalu, both contenders for the offices of Speaker and Deputy Speaker positions respectively. The meeting currently ongoing, is coming immediately after the President earlier met with the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, also in…
The Senate, in an emergency session, yesterday, passed a bill extending the 2022 Supplementary Appropriation Act from June 30, 2023 to December 31, 2023.