Posts Tagged ‘Ahmad Lawan’

2020 Budget passed by the senate .

by Precious Aniekwenaon December 5, 2019
The Senate on Thursday passed the 2020 Appropriation Bill.  In passing the budget, the lawmakers increased the total sum from N10.330,416,607 to N10.594,362,364. The Senate also increased the benchmark price of crude from 55$ to 57$, however, the exchange rate at N305 to 1$ was retained. Senator Ibrahim Jibrin, the chairman committee on appropriations explained […]

No jumbo pay for lawmakers, I receive N750,000 as salary — Sen. President Lawan

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 26, 2019
President of Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that contrary to popular view, no member of the National Assembly receives jumbo pay. Lawan further revealed that his monthly salary as a lawmaker is N750,000. He made the disclosure while receiving members of the Senators’ Forum who paid him a courtesy visit in his office in […]

Festus Adedayo speaks on being sacked by Lawan, vows to keep hitting Buhari, Tinubu

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 21, 2019
Prominent columnist, Festus Adedayo, has spoken for the first time, since the Senate President Ahmad Lawan, rescinded his appointment. Senator Lawan took the decision, barely 48 hours after appointing Adedayo as Special Adviser on Media and Publicity. This came after some supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) kicked against the appointment. On Thursday morning, […]