Monday, 2nd October 2023

Ahmad Lawan

7 Sep
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…
28 Aug
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…
12 Jul
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…
27 Jun
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.
27 Jun
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.
18 Jun
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.
11 Jun
The 9th Senate had passed 500 Bills in four years, says the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan.
8 Jun
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.
2 Jun
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.
1 Jun
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…
1 Jun
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…
28 May
The Senate, in an emergency session, yesterday, passed a bill extending the 2022 Supplementary Appropriation Act from June 30, 2023 to December 31, 2023.


8 mins ago
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has pleaded with members of Lions Clubs to back  government in sustaining the fight against poverty and creating a community, where everyone is entitled to a sense of participation.
13 mins ago
The General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Worldwide, Pastor Enock Adeboye, on the occasion of Nigeria’s independence anniversary, yesterday, asked God to heal the nation and give her a new beginning.
14 mins ago
Lagos State government has vowed to stop illegal dredging and flush out those operating without a government permit in the dredging sector from the state.
17 mins ago
The Manager Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Dr. Samuel Ogbukwu, has lamented the myriad of challenges facing the region, ranging from infrastructure deficit to environmental concerns, as well as socio-economic disparities.
17 mins ago
As Nigeria celebrates its 63rd independence anniversary, Delta State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, yesterday, urged Nigerians to pray for God’s protection and blessings upon security agencies, as they fight to ward off all security threats against the nation. 
30 mins ago
To strike the delicate balance between Nigeria’s vast, God-given resources of oil and gas, fertile fields for huge agricultural practices, rare solid minerals, places of scenic, spell-binding tourist attractions and the persisting paradox of pervasive poverty
31 mins ago
Amid rising insecurity, inflation and other macroeconomic challenges, coupled with uncertainty in the global economies, the Nigerian equities market gained N8.4 trillion in nine months.
35 mins ago
Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti,  on Saturday, disclosed that the state government would pay N771 million compensation to owners of 130 structures marked for  demolition  to pave way for expansion of  3 .5 kilometer road that leads to Okpara Square, in Umuahia , the state capital.   
40 mins ago
Hope of early release of former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, might not be in sight as Federal Government, yesterday, distanced itself from a N50b non-prosecution plea bargain with the embattled apex bank boss.
41 mins ago
This is not surprising; we have experienced so many shocks to the economy in the last 10-15 years that have dampened the real estate market for both residential and commercial properties. There were also the COVID 19 impacts, which raised the consciousness of people...