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The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmed Lawan, has pledged to run non-partisan leadership in the National Assembly.
Chairman of the Reception and former Governor of Yobe State, Senator Ibrahim Gaidam (left); Executive Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, and President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, during the grand reception hosted by the Governor for the Senate President and the Minister of State for Works and Housing at the Banquet Hall of Government House, Damaturu on Saturday, December 28, 2019
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has condemned the attack by yet unidentified gunmen on the country home of former President Goodluck Jonathan in Otuoke, Bayelsa State in the early hours of Tuesday.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Friday that the upper legislative chamber will continue to work for the ideals which the late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu stood for.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the passage of the 2020 Budget by the National Assembly and its prompt assent by `will have significant impact on the country’s economy starting from January next year.
The National Working Committee, NWC, of ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has named Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, to head its 10-member National Reconciliation Committee.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday assured investors who are willing and ready to invest into the Nigerian economy of adequate protection and support.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday said the Senate has mandated its relevant Committee to ensure an improvement in the implementation of the budgetary allocation to the nation's primary healthcare system.
The Senate has begun the consideration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s request of 2016-2018 External Borrowing to the tune of $29.96 billion to be spent by the Federal Government to execute key infrastructural projects.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the Ninth National Assembly will do things differently to break the jinx with the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) next year.
Despite his earlier caution to the Executive to minimise its planned borrowing, President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has revealed that the 9th Senate will pass President Muhammadu Buhari’s $29.9 billion loan request.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the Senate will investigate the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency over alleged non-remittance of N800 billion to the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) for the maintenance of roads across the country.
The Senate on Wednesday began the confirmation process of Mohammad Mamman Nami as the Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Sunday advanced reasons why the ninth Senate is in a hurry to deliver on some of the targets set in its legislative agenda. Lawan said the Senate is conscious of the need to act very fast before the 2023 politics start to slow down governance.
Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, has called for the investigation and prosecution of perpetrators of the harassment and humiliation to which she was subjected to by people believed to be hirelings of Chairman of Ocean Maritime Solutions Limited (OMSL), Captain Idahosa Okunbo on the premises of the National Assembly on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.
Iran on Sunday accused Asian Football Confederation’s governing body of bias for a mooted ban on it hosting club matches, after a spate of security incidents including the downing of an airliner.
Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State, has clarified statements alluding to his alleged plan to probe the administration of his predecessor, Emeka Ihedioha.
UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman’s Twitter account has been hacked, with a series of expletive-laden and racist tweets being published.
Sadio Mane is "happy to stay at Liverpool" for the foreseeable future, according to Jason McAteer, who feels Mohamed Salah is more likely to seek a move away from the club than the Senegal international.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his administration would spare no efforts in tracking down criminals who have become a nightmare in the lives of Nigeria, high or low.
Dr. Dakuku Peterside has alleged that the recent address by Governor Nyesom Wike to traditional rulers in Rivers State is “demeaning, unbecoming, irresponsible and unbefitting” from someone who occupies such a dignified office.
Former Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina is expected to join Aston Villa on loan from AC Milan on Monday.
Nigerian striker Josh Maja was on target in Bordeaux French cup defeat to lowly rated opponents Pau on thursday.
Barcelona have overtaken Real Madrid to top the Deloitte Football Money League for the first time and become the first club to break the 800 million euros (890.9 million U.S. dollars) revenue barrier.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Mike Igini, has warned parties against exhibiting vices that led to the cancellation of election in the Essein Udim Local Government Area of the state.