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Senate President condoles with Senator Wamakko over daughter’s demise

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commiserated with Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko over the death of his daughter, Sadiya.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senator Lawan celebrates with Nigerian Youth on International Youth Day

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with the Nigerian Youth on the occasion of the International Youth Day 2020.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 1

Senator Lawan: We will ensure just, fair deal for all parts of Nigeria

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has given assurance that the Senate will ensure that every part of Nigeria will continue to receive a just and fair deal.
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Senator Lawan: Nobody is above scrutiny of the National Assembly

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that nobody is above the scrutiny of the National Assembly.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, presiding over plenary on Tuesday at the National Assembly, Abuja.5

Lawmakers protest as Senate confirms 39 ambassador-nominees

Amid protests, on Wednesday, the Senate confirmed the nomination of 39 career and non-career ambassador-nominees submitted to it by President Muhammadu Buhari for screening and confirmation.
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Senate President charges Committee on Electoral Reforms

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has charged the Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to engage relevant stakeholders with a view to reforming Nigeria’s Electoral process.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, presiding over plenary on Tuesday at the National Assembly, Abuja.5

Senate tasks President Buhari on timely presentation of 2021 budget

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday urged the Executive arm of Government to work on the estimates for the 2021 budget to ensure its timely presentation to the National Assembly by the end of September this year.
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Senate insists service chiefs must step aside

The Senate on Tuesday passed a resolution for the present crop of service chiefs to step aside for new ideas to come in in the fight against insecurity so as not to jeopardise the security system in the country.
The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Ibrahim El-Ladan assumes duty as acting Senate clerk

Mr Ibrahim El-Ladan on Tuesday assumed duty as acting Clerk of the Senate.
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Senator Lawan: National Assembly will engage security agencies to upscale efforts to prevent killings

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the National Assembly will engage security agencies in the country with a view to upscaling operations in hot-spot areas to avert the killings of residents of Kaduna South senatorial district.
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Senator Lawan: Legislature most misunderstood arm of government

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the legislature is the most misunderstood arm of Government.
Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

National Assembly intervenes in planned hike in electricity tariff

The National leadership of the National Assembly has intervened in the planned hike of electricity tariff by the providers, saying that this was not the time to carry out such an action.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Emergency National Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari presides over APC emergency NEC

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Emergency National Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, presiding over plenary on Tuesday at the National Assembly, Abuja.5

Senate President mourns Senator Osinowo

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has received with shock and sadness the news on Monday of the death of Senator Adebayo Osinowo.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, presiding over plenary on Tuesday at the National Assembly, Abuja.5

Senate President condoles with NUJ over death of New Telegraph editor

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commiserated with the Nigerian Union of Journalists and Guild of Editors on the death of one of their colleagues, Mr. Waheed Bakare.

Former Kano governor loses wife

Hajiya Halima Gaya, the wife of former governor of Kano state, Senator Kabiru Ibrahim Gaya has died.
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Senator Lawan distributes palliatives to thousands in Damaturu, Yobe North

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has distributed food palliatives to thousands of residents in Damaturu and the six local government areas in Yobe North Senatorial District of Yobe State.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, presiding over plenary on Tuesday at the National Assembly, Abuja.5

Senator Lawan: Why privatisation of power sector must be reviewed now

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called for the immediate review of the privatization exercise of the power sector by previous administrations.

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