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The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 5

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.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 1

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.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 1

Senate President mourns Yobe chief judge

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has expressed shock and sadness over the death of the Chief Judge of Yobe State, Justice Garba Musa Nabaruma.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, presiding over plenary on Tuesday at the National Assembly, Abuja.1

Senator Lawan: Why security agencies must enforce ban on interstate travels

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has emphasized the need for security agencies to ensure a total enforcement of the Federal Government’s ban on interstate travels to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus disease.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, presiding over plenary on Tuesday at the National Assembly, Abuja.5

Senate president condoles with President Buhari over nephew’s death

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has condoled with President Muhammadu Buhari over the death of his nephew, Alhaji Mutari Dauda.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 1

Senate begins work on controversial health emergency bill

A week after the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, sponsored a legislation entitled ‘National Health Emergency Bill’, the Senate has commenced work on the controverisal bill.

Farida Dankaka’s nomination refreshes storm over abuse of federal character principle

The nomination of Dr. Farida Muheeba Dankaka as chairman of the Federal Character Commission (FCC) by President Muhammadu Buhari has refreshed the controversy over the president’s perceived non-application of the principle of federal character in his key appointments.
The approval was given soon after the President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan read a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking for the approval to go for fresh loan of N850 Billion from the Domestic Capital Market.

Senator Lawan: Nigeria will overcome difficulties caused by dwindling revenue

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday assured Nigerians that the country will overcome economic challenges facing the nation as a result of dwindling revenue from crude oil sale.
President Muhammadu Buhari has written an emotional tribute about his late Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, who died in Lagos on 17th April.

Catholic archbishop, Methodist prelate, others condole with President Buhari over Abba Kyari’s demise

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, the Most Rev Ignatius Kaigama and the Prelate, Methodist Church Nigeria, His Eminence, Samuel Uche have commiserated with President Muhammadu Buhari on the death of his Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari. The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, the Most Rev Ignatius Kaigama and the Prelate, Methodist Church Nigeria, His Eminence, Samuel Uche have commiserated with President Muhammadu Buhari on the death of his Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with president of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on coordination of the management of COVID-19 donations by some Nigerians.

President Buhari, National Assembly leadership meet on national management of coronavirus funds

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with president of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on coordination of the management of COVID-19 donations by some Nigerians.
L - R Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila; and the President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan at a meeting on Tuesday between the leadership of the National Assembly and the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.

Senate President condoles with Speaker Gbajabiamila over mother-in-law’s death

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has condoled with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, on the death of his mother-in-law, Madam Mildred Bisalla.

Senate President fecilicitates with Senator David Mark at 72

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with Senator David Bonaventure Mark on the occasion of his 72nd birthday.

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