Posts Tagged ‘Ahmad Lawan’

There is a plan to attack the national assembly – Senate President, Ahmad Lawan

by Chuks Azotanion February 19, 2020
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has raised an alarm of an alleged plot to attack the National Assembly.  Lawan who disclosed this at an emergency closed-door meeting the Senate leadership had with top security officials, said the disclosure is backed by reports of security threat to the assembly complex he received.  In a statement released by his spokesman […]

2020 Budget passed by the senate .

by Breaking Timeson 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Prominent columnist, Festus Adedayo, has spoken for the first time, since the Senate President Ahmad Lawan, rescinded his appointment.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, […]

BREAKING: Senator Ahmed Lawan Wins Senate Presidential Election

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 11, 2019
Senator Ahmed Lawan Has won the Senate Presidential Election after defeating his opponent and colleague, Senator Ali Ndume. Senator Lawan received the votes of the People’s Democratic Party Senators and of The Senators in the opposition All Progressives Congress Senator Ahmed Lawan is of the APC from Yobe State Senator Lawan Won with 79 Votes […]

Senator Lawan issues strong warning to @MBuhari

by Ikokwu Ikembaon May 26, 2019
The Majority Leader of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has told President Muhammadu Buhari, that the National Assembly will not become his “rubber stamp” if he is elected Senate President. Lawan stated this while speaking to journalists in Abuja on Saturday. The lawmaker admitted that although he is a fan of Buhari, his support for the […]