Posts Tagged ‘Ahmed Lawan’

Lawan says govt should be run like business

by Seun Adeuyion February 13, 2020
Senate President Ahmad Lawan says government should be run like a business such that anyone who fails to perform well is sacked. Lawan said this on Thursday while speaking on a motion sponsored by Kashim Shettima, senator representing Borno central, on the recent attack by Boko Haram in Auno. The senate president did not direct […]

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 […]

Senate Presidency: Lawan unveils agenda, pledges predictable budget cycle

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 8, 2019
Senate Majority Leader and a candidate for the position of Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, yesterday promised to pay serious attention to resolving the crisis that had bedeviled Nigeria’s budgeting system if elected. Unveiling his legislative agenda in Abuja, Lawan said that the 9th Senate under his leadership would be committed to the unity of the […]

Senate Presidency: Ndume kicks against Buhari

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 27, 2019
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may face a major crisis in the election of the leadership of the ninth National Assembly as one of the aspirants for the office of the Senate President, Senator Ali Ndume, yesterday faulted the adoption of the Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, by the party leadership. On its part, […]