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Senate Majority Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu (left); Moroccan Ambassador to Nigeria, Moha Out Ali Tagma; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan; Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senator Adamu Bulkachuwa, and Deputy Chief Whip, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, during the visit of the ambassador to the Senate President on Tuesday, 8th October, 2019.

Senate President calls for closer ties between Nigeria and Egypt, Morocco — in pictures

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called for closer bilateral relationship between Nigeria and Egypt and also with Morocco.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan giving his remarks at the launch of the book “Engineering and Sustainable Rural Development in Nigeria” at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019

Senate president advocates local contents in engineering projects — in pictures

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has made a case for local contents in all engineering projects undertaken in the country.
Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lamented that the immediate past Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is now having gray hair because the work of heading three ministries was to big for him.

Rochas Okorocha advocates one senator per state

The Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Rochas Okorocha, on Thursday advocated the reduction in the number of senators in the nation’s parliament.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate receives President Buhari’s request to present 2020 Budget Tuesday

The Senate has received a written request from President Muhammadu Buhari to present the 2020 Appropriation Bill before a joint session of the National Assembly on Tuesday.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senate president seeks arrest, prosecution of foreign illegal miners

President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, has urged security agencies to arrest and prosecute foreigners and Nigerians illegally mining of the nation’s mineral resources.

President Buhari: Why I didn’t handover to Osinbajo in April

President Muhammadu Buhari has claimed no constitutional provision compels him to handover power to Vice President Osinbajo every time he is out of Nigeria.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

Senate president wants legislation for budget cycle

President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, on Friday, underscored the need to have a budget reform that will include a law on timeliness in budget passing.

Senate receives President Buhari’s request on NCC nominee’s confirmation

The Senate on Thursday received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the confirmation of Adeleke Moronfolu Adewolu as the Executive Commissioner of the Nigerian Communications Commission.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan (left) discussing with Senator Bayo Osinowo (APC Lagos East) during the plenary on Thursday, 26 September, 2019

Senate President: We must reduce out-of-school children

President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, on Thursday said the upper chamber will work to reduce the number of out-of-school children across the country.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senator Lawan charges Senate committees to address insecurity, unemployment

President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, on Wednesday charged standing committees of the upper chamber to ensure the discharge of their duties with a view to addressing major challenges facing the nation.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senator Lawan: We’ll work together despite political differences

Ahmad Lawan, President of the Senate, on Tuesday said that members of the upper chamber of the National Assembly will work together despite their political differences.

Senator Lawan: Senate to inaugurate committees on Wednesday

President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, said on Tuesday that all standing committees of the upper chamber will be inaugurated on Wednesday.
Ahmed Lawan and Ovie Omo-Agege

National Assembly principal officers, members’ bank accounts under investigation

The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has started the “secret” investigation of bank accounts of the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan; his deputy, Ovie Omo-Agege; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; his deputy, Idris Wase, as well as the principal officers and members of the National Assembly.
The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, have expressed their sympathies with victims of flooding in Bade Local Government and ten other local government areas of the state.

Senate president, Yobe governor react as flood renders 4,000 homeless

The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, have expressed their sympathies with victims of flooding in Bade Local Government and ten other local government areas of the state.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has unreservedly condemned the shameful assault on former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, on Saturday in Nuremberg, Germany.

Senate president condemns attack on Senator Ekweremadu in Germany

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has unreservedly condemned the shameful assault on former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, on Saturday in Nuremberg, Germany.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has said that, with the recent constitution of the relevant parliamentary committees, the ninth National Assembly is now more prepared and ready to work for Nigerians. 2

National Assembly ready to work for Nigerians – Senate president

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that, with the recent constitution of the relevant parliamentary committees, the ninth National Assembly is now more prepared and ready to work for Nigerians.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate asks President Buhari to submit 2020 budget

The Senate has asked the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Executive to ensure that the 2020 Appropriation Bill was ready before the federal lawmakers resume from their current recess towards the end of September.

Edo Assembly crisis: Court stops governor from issuing fresh proclamation

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has restrained the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki from issuing a fresh proclamation letter as directed by the Senate.

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