Posts Tagged ‘Ahmed Lawan’

Lawan and his ‘bow and go’ crew by Oke Umurhohwo

by Ikokwu Ikembaon August 3, 2019
It was supposed to be ministerial screening sessions but it ended up to be one of the most boring moments in Nigeria’s history. President Muhammadu Buhari had submitted his cabinet choice for the upper legislator’s scrutiny. However, Ahmed Lawan-led Senate bungled their first assignment with an uninspiring display that one of them, Dino Melaye, concluded […]

Ministerial list submission around the corner ~ Senate President

by Ikokwu Ikembaon July 10, 2019
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. Lawan stated this while responding to a Point of Order raised by Senator Albert Bassey Akpan (PDP, Akwa Ibom North East) who expressed worries over the […]

The Senate Under My Watch Won’t Be Rubber Stamp, Lawan reaffirms

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 20, 2019
Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, has assured that the red chamber under his leadership would not be a runner stamp to the Executive. Speaking to State House correspondents in Abuja after a meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday, the newly elected presiding officer said he was at the presidential villa to pay a “thank […]