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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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Nigerians Will Determine The Fate Of The Hate Speech Bill – Ahmed Lawan

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Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan has said Nigerians will determine the fate of the controversial hate speech bill. He revealed this at a media parley in Abuja on the achievements of the 9th Senate in the past six months. According to him, Nigerians would have a specific date during the ...

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National Assembly Officials Do Not Tamper With Job Slots – Ahmed Lawan

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Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has said reports that officials of the National Assembly tamper with employment slots are false. According to him, the National Assembly is fully committed to ensuring the practice of Federal Character principles in matters that concern jobs. He added that job opportunities are there for all ...

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No New Request For Ibrahim Magu’s Confirmation Before The Senate – Ahmed Lawan

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Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has said there has been no request before the 9th Senate for the confirmation of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. He revealed this when the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC), Itse Sagay, visited the ...

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Ahmed Lawan Congratulates Kogi, Bayelsa Governors-Elect

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The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for ensuring a level playing field that has helped the people to assert their sovereignty and select their leaders. Lawan then hailed the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidates on their victory in the governorship elections in Kogi and ...

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The Senate Will Guarantee The Security And Safety Of Citizens – Ahmed Lawan

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Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has come out to say that a partnership between State Governors and the National Assembly is needed to redefine good governance in the interest of the masses. Ahmed Lawan revealed this when members of the Progressive Governor’s Forum comprising the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors met ...

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