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Ahmad Lawan, majority leader of the senate, says the national assembly will not become President Muhammadu Buhari’s “rubber stamp” if he is elected senate president.

President Buhari, Senator Lawan meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met behind closed doors with Senate President Ahmad Lawan at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Senate president: My take home salary is N750,000

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, yesterday picked holes on insinuations that Senators and members of House of Representatives are paid jumbo salaries, saying that it was far from the truth.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Senate president: No jumbo pay for federal lawmakers

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday said there was no jumbo package for National Assembly members.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Senate plans separate budget for police commands

The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, says the National Assembly is planning a separate budget for adequate funding of the 36 commands of Nigeria Police.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Senate President: No jumbo salary for National Assembly members

The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, has said that there was nothing like jumbo salary for National Assembly members as being speculated in some quarters.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

Nass: Why Senate majority leader, others are yet to be named

The need for wide consultation and agreement among party members is ongoing to select the principal officers of the National Assembly, it was learnt yesterday.
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Senator Saraki’s former aide rejects Lawan’s appointment

Olu Onemola, who was appointed Special Assistant on New Media by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has rejected the appointment.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

North-Central, South-East battle for Senate Leader’s seat

Barely two weeks after the emergence of presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly, the battle for principal officers’ seats has reached its peak with Senator Orji Kalu and Senator Abdullahi Adamu contesting for the coveted seat of Senate Leader.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Why Senate President Lawan dropped Festus Adedayo as media adviser

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has succumbed to pressure by dropping Dr. Festus Adedayo, who he appointed his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity on Tuesday.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has appointed Festus Adedayo as his special adviser on media and publicity.

Senate President Lawan withdraws appointment of Festus Adedayo as media aide

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has withdrawn the appointment of Festus Adedayo barely as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has appointed Festus Adedayo as his special adviser on media and publicity.

Senate President Lawan appoints Festus Adedayo as spokesman

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has appointed Festus Adedayo as his special adviser on media and publicity.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Senate President Lawan: I’ll prioritise acceptable electoral processes for Nigeria

Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, assured that the Ninth National Assembly will prioritize credible and acceptable electoral processes for the country.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Senate President Lawan appoints Chief of Staff, SA media & publicity

Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday approved the appointments of Babagana Muhammad Aji and Festus Adedayo, as his Chief of Staff and Special Adviser on Media and Publicity respectively.

EU mission presents election report to Senate President today

The European Union Election Observer Mission to Nigeria will present its final report and recommendations to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday (today).
Ovie Omo-Agege

Senator Omo-Agege: I begrudge nobody

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, Monday said that he has no malice or ill feelings against any senator about the activities of the Eight Senate.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Senate President: We’ll pass budget within three months

President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan has said that henceforth the National Assembly would ensure the passage of the nation’s appropriation bill within three months of its submission by the executive arm of government.
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Mr President, we are under siege

The above is an excerpt from one of many brilliant works of poetry by the late American writer and poet, Maya Angelou. In the expository tome, “ALL GOD’S CHILDREN NEED TRAVELLING SHOES”, Angelou reminds us all about the attribute of the place a man calls home.

Senator Kalu hosts Senate President Lawan, DSP Omo-Agege to victory 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.

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Itse Sagay: Senators’ monthly pay is N15 million

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