Is President Buhari turning the page for a more inclusive government? – Magnus Onyibe

The balance in the ethnicity of Nigerians recently appointed as members of the boards of both the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) by President Muhammadu Buhari underscores the fact that after all, building…

Senate President visits Yobe LGAs, sympathises with fire, flood victims (Guardian)

The Senate President, Dr Ahmed Lawan, on Tuesday visited six local government councils in Yobe to sympathise with fire and flood victims as well as meet with his party members. During the visit, Lawan donated five million naira to the…

Dual citizenship: Senate President, Speaker risk losing seats (Punch)

…as tribunal sacks Ondo lawmaker with Nigeria-UK citizenship Judgment can’t stand, say SANs Lawan not losing sleep –Associates Gbajabiamila, others decline comments The Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan; the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, and several…

See your office as sacred, Tinubu tasks Lawan, Gbajabiamila (Vanguard)

A National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday, urged the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr.  Femi Gbajabiamila and their deputies to see the offices entrusted in them as…

National Assembly leaders may name committees today (Punch)

The Senate President, Ahmed Lawan and Speaker of the  House of Representatives may name three committees each on Thursday. They are also expected to announce the adjournment of both chambers sine die on  June 20. Investigations by our correspondent in…

Lawan announced as Nigeria’s Senate President (Premium Times)

Yobe North Senator, Ahmed Lawan, has been announced as Senate President on Nigeria’s Senate President. Mr Lawan polled 79 votes to beat his closest rival, Ali Ndume, who garnered 28 votes. The Election of Senate President was held at the…

‘9th Senate’ll bar ministers from overseas trip during budget defence’ (Punch)

Senate Leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan, says the leadership of the 9th Senate under him will seek the permission of President Muhammadu Buhari to stop ministers from travelling outside the country during budget defence. He said the one month given to…

Tinubu speaks on rumoured 2023 presidency bid (Guardian)

A former governor of Lagos State and national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress has panned the reports that he is backing Ahmed Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila to become Nigeria’s Senate president and Speaker respectively for selfish reasons. Bola…

NASS Leadership: Okechukwu backs APC’s choice of Lawan, Gbagabiamila (Vanguard)

Despite his purported suspension from the party, Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr. Osita Okechukwu, has supported the All Progressives Congress (APC), choice of Senator Ahmed Lawan and Rep Femi Gbagabiamila as Senate President and Speaker of House…

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