Senate seeks 35% rise for import duty on soap noodles
The Senate yesterday charged the Federal Government to revert to 35 per cent import duty on the importation of soap noodles to protect the local industry and the nation’s economy. Senate’s position resulted from the adoption of a motion sponsored by Senator Barau Jibril tagged: Urgent Need To Review The Import Duty Of Soap Noodles.…
Abdullahi Yahaya emerges Senate majority leader
Senate President Ahmad Lawan yesterday announced principal officers for the upper legislative chamber in two separate letters he read to his colleagues.
Senate President urges strengthened partnership between Nigeria, U.S
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has called for strengthened partnership between Nigeria and the United States (US) in all sectors, especially in the fight against insurgency in the North-East.
Aisha Buhari: A mystery woman?
Sir: People see First Lady, Aisha Buhari from different perspectives. Some people see her through the image of her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari and a traditional Nigerian housewife, who simply echoes the voice of her husband. Others see her through the prism of a neo-political activism and expect her to choose a different ideo-political path…
Firing Adedayo and dilemma of hateful, polluted polity
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan’s decision to revise the appointment of Dr. Festus Adedayo as his Media Aide comes off with a protruding belly of interpretations...
Senate president reviews Adedayo’s appointment 48 hours after
Senate President Ahmad Lawan’s sacking of his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Festus Adedayo 48 hours after his appointment yesterday created some anxiety and misgivings at the National Assembly.
Lawan fires Festus Adedayo 48 hours after appointment
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has sacked his special adviser on media and publicity Festus Adedayo 48 hours after his appointment. The termination of Adedayo appointment came after a section of All Progressives Congress (APC) members and loyalists of President Muhammadu Buhari raised objections to the appointment on grounds of Adedayo's past criticisms of the Buhari…
Lawan laments funding hitches, U.S. groups seek credible politics, free polls
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan has lamented inadequate resources for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to effectively carry out its mandate. Lawan stated this when the European Union Elections Observers Mission in Nigeria, led by Ambassador Keitec Karlsen visited him in his office, saying Senate want the commission to be absolutely independent and…
European Union observers meet Lawan, submit election report to Senate today
The European Union Election Observer Mission ((EU EOM), will today, meet with Senate President Ahmad Lawan and officially present its report on the 2019 general elections to the upper chamber of the National Assembly.
Election victory: Uzor-Kalu hosts Lawan, Omo-Agege to a dinner
The Senate President, Mr Ahmad Lawan and his deputy, Mr Ovie Omo-Agege, were on Thursday hosted to a dinner by Sen. Orji Uzor-Kalu. The event, which took place at Uzor-Kalu’s residence in Abuja, was also attended by some senators, members of the diplomatic corps, among others. Delivering his welcome remark, Uzor-Kalu (APC-Abia) said the occasion…