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Senator Ahmad Lawan
The Senate has revealed that the head of the Interim Management Committee, IMC, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei, and other members of the committee collected between 20 and 30 pe rcent of contract sums before contractors were paid.
The President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, is presently at a meeting with the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Senator Chris Ngige, and his Minister of State, Festus Keyamo.
The Senate has commenced amendment of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act 2010, following the consideration of a bill seeking to boost local content and strengthen the nation’s economy.
The Senate has received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the confirmation of Mr. Lamido Yuguda as the new Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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.
The Senate on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to immediately brief Nigerians on efforts by the government to address the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease in the country.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, warned Tuesday that following the impact of the ravaging Coronavirus on the economy, Nigeria will be in deeper trouble if as a country, we are not ingenious enough.
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has said that for the six geo-political zones in the country to surmount developmental and infrastructural challenges, the Federal Government must follow thorough with National Planning to address issues of deficits.
The Finance Act amendment bill transmitted to the National Assembly on Tuesday by President Muhammadu Buhari for consideration and passage scaled second reading on the floor during plenary on Wednesday.
The Senate on Thursday approved the 2016-2018 External Borrowing Plan to the tune of $22.7 billion to be spent by the Federal Government to execute key Infrastructural projects.
Deputy President of the Senate and Chairman, Senate Committee on Constitution Review, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has described the failed litigation seeking to disqualify him on account of allegedly being an ex-convict in the United States as a mere distraction.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has urged contemporary leaders to draw inspiration from the legacies bequeathed by the late first military Governor of the State, Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson (retd).
President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, disclosed Wednesday that the Senate will before the end of this week, receive the list of Ministerial Nominees from President Muhammadu Buhari.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has lifted the curfew he imposed on the state after the #endsars protest was hijacked by looters and hoodlums.
Two top Turkish officials who work closely with Turkey’s president have said they tested positive for COVID-19.
Minister for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations, Senator George Akume, said the Buhari-led Federal Government plans to spend N75 billion on youth development in form of support for communities, skill acquisition and realisation of their potentials within the next three years.
The Minister of Imformation and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the clarification on Saturday in Lagos when he inspected the headquarters of The Nation newspaper and TV Continental (TVC) that were attacked during the #EndSARS protest.
The Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V, has called on Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State to step aside to enable an interim administration teach him how to handle administration and governance.
The Federal Government has restated its commitment to ensuring that Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala emerges as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation.
Residents of Agbarha-Otor, the country home of the former first civilian governor of Delta State, Olorogun Felix Ibru, were sacked from their homes on Sunday by rampaging flooding after a persistent downpour.
Kano State Government has reiterated its commitment to the improvement of sanitation and hygiene for sustainable development in the state.
The Osun State Government on Thursday commenced the process of returning recovered looted items to their respective owners.
The Senate on Monday berated the Federal Ministry of Power for the non-provision of budgetary allocation in the 2021 budget for the execution of the Mambila Power Project in Taraba State.