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The Petroleum Industry Bill Will Be Passed Before End Of June – Ahmed Lawan

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The President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan has vowed to pass the Petroleum Industry Bill before the end of this month. He recently revealed this during the opening session of the 2021 Nigeria International Petroleum Summit in Abuja, and Nigerians have been reacting. According to him, both chambers of the ...

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NDLEA Must Be Restructured To Function Effectively In Nigeria – Ahmed Lawan

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Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has come out to say that drug barons are responsible for the funding of terrorists in Nigeria. He recently revealed this while in Abuja when the Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brigadier-General Buba Marwa (Rtd), paid a visit to his office. According ...

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There Is A Clear Leadership Failure In The Southwest Region – Ahmed Lawan

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Nigeria’s Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has come out to blast South West Governors in the country. He recently revealed this while speaking in an interview with BBC Hausa Service, and Nigerians have been reacting. According to him, the violence currently happening in the region is clearly as a result of ...

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Nigeria Had The Potential To Be Great – Ahmed Lawan

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Nigeria’s Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has come out to say that Nigerians should unite to make the country great. He recently revealed this during a thanksgiving service and 10th-anniversary celebration in honour of the late Chief Johnson Kalu, the father of the Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, ...

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#ENDSWAT: The Conduct Of SARS Officials During Protests Have Been Unacceptable – Lawan

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Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has come out to say that Nigerians are right to protest the killings and brutality against citizens by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) across Nigeria. He revealed this at a recent plenary in his concluding remarks on the murder of Jimoh Isiaka by the ...

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Buhari’s Budget Presentation Will Not Be Longer Than 60 Minutes – Ahmed Lawan

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President Muhammadu Buhari cannot come with some of his aides during the presentation of the 2021 Appropriation Bill before a Joint session of the National Assembly, the Senate has said. The senate recently revealed that the president will not be accompanied by many people and only very important and relevant ...

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Lawan, Gbajabiamila Must Publish Reports On Corruption Probes – SERAP

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has come out to beg the Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan; and Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila to quickly publish all reports of completed public hearings and corruption probes by the National Assembly since the return of democracy in 1999. SERAP ...

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Isma’ila Isa Funtua’s Death Is A Painful One – Ahmed Lawan

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Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has come out to mourn the death of Malam Isma’ila Isa Funtua on July 20. He recently revealed this via his Special Adviser on Media, Ola Awoniyi. According to him, his demise is painful because he was a man who touched many lives and impacted the ...

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I Have No Plans To Succeed Buhari In 2023 – Lawan

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Nigeria’s Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has come out to say that he is not planning to run for president in 2023. The Special Adviser on Media to Senate President, Ola Awoniyi revealed this via a recent statement today. According to him, Lawan is not bothered about succeeding Buhari in years ...

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Nothing Could Convince Me To Declare Orji Kalu’s Seat Vacant – Ahmed Lawan

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Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has come out to say that Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu’s seat in the Senate was preserved because it was only right. He revealed this via a recent statement by Mr. Ola Awoniyi, Special Adviser to the Senate President (Media). According to him, there was no way ...

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Adebayo Osinowo Was A Distinguished Senator At The 9th Senate – Ahmed Lawan

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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has come out to react to the death of Senator Adebayo Osinowo. Lawan mourned with the Senator’s family, friends, political associates, and also the government and people of Lagos State over the terrible loss. According to him, Senator Adebayo Osinowo served Nigeria creditably as ...

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I Thank God For Bringing Orji Kalu Back To The Senate – Lawan

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Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has welcomed the Chief Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, All Progressives Congress, APC, Abia North back to the Hallowed Chamber. The senator who resumed regular legislative duties at the National Assembly complex on Tuesday, arrived at the Senate wing of the nation’s parliament at exactly 9:00 ...

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Regulation Of Social Media Is Needed To Save Us From It – Ahmed Lawan

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Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has come out to say that the upper legislative chamber is not shocked by the controversy that trailed the Anti-Social Media bill. He revealed this in his opening remarks at a public hearing on the bill today. According to him, it is clear that the internet ...

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Only Lagos State Has A Standard Isolation Centre For Coronavirus In Nigeria – Ahmed Lawan

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Nigeria’s Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has urged the Federal Government to set up more standard isolation centres across Nigeria to check the likely spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. He revealed this recently at a meeting with the Health Minister and officials of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control ...

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Ignatius Longjang Was Super Committed To The Nigerian Project – Lawan

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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has come out to say that the late Sen. Ignatius Longjang, until he passed on, was a peaceful bridge builder that showed commitment to the Nigerian project. In a recent statement issued by Ahmed’s Special Adviser on Media, Ola Awoniyi, Ahmed Lawan hailed the ...

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Privatization Of Our Power Sector Has Failed – Ahmed Lawan

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Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has said that there is a pressing need to revisit the privatization of the power sector. Speaking recently in Abuja when members of the Executive Committee of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria ((MAN) paid him a courtesy visit, Lawan said privatization of the sector has obviously ...

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Revenue Accruals To FG Must Be Emitted – Ahmed Lawan

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Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has said that revenue accruals to the Federal Government have to be remitted to ensure the implementation of the 2020 Appropriation Act. He revealed this in an address at the resumption of plenary today at the National Assembly, Abuja. Ahmed, who said that it was clear ...

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Our Security Architecture Should Be Restructured — Ahmed Lawan

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The Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, has described the security architecture in Nigeria as a failed system that has to be overhauled and reconstructed. Lawan believes that for things to go well in Nigeria, restructuring the security architecture is highly compulsory because it is currently in a very bad state. According ...

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Hope Uzodinma’s Win Is A Victory For Democracy – Ahmed Lawan

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Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has congratulated Senator Hope Uzodinma on his Supreme Court victory which declared him the winner of the March 19, 2019, Imo State governorship election. He also hailed the All Progressives Party (APC) in the state for getting things done via the constitutionally stipulated judicial process. According ...

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Ahmed Lawan Mourns With Yobe Fire Victims

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Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has mourned with the family of the mother and her 3 daughters who died in a fire disaster at Red Bricks Quarters on Maiduguri road, Damaturu in Yobe State. The terrible incident happened on Tuesday night, January 7, 2020. Ahmed praised the head of the family ...

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