Tag Archives: Ahmad Lawan

Senate President Lawan Thinks The Call For Lawmakers’ Pay Cut Is ‘Misplaced’— Read Why

Nigeria’s Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has challenged Nigerians to a debate on the real essence of the National Assembly in relation to the salaries of the members, which many consider to be bogus. Lawan who spoke while flagging off the two-day retreat for top management of National Assembly and the National Assembly Service Commission at Transcorp Hilton…

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INEC Reappointment: Yakubu Handovers To Acting Chairman Following Tenure Expiration

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will be getting a new acting chairman who will oversee the affairs of the agency pending its Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu’s confirmation of his reappointment by the Senate. According to Guardian, the ceremony will be taking place Monday at the conference hall of the commission’s headquarters in Abuja. Although…

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ICYMI: Senate Calls For Review Of Age Limits For Job Seekers

On Wednesday July 15, the Senate urged President Muhammadu Buhari to look into reviewing the age limits for unemployed citizens in the country to allow competent job applicants. The resolution directed towards the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity followed the consideration of a motion by Senator Ibrahim Gobir. Gobir cited Orders 42 and 52 of the Senate…

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APC Crisis: Oshiomhole Accepts NWC Dissolution, Pledges Loyalty To Buhari

The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has pledged his unshaken loyalty to the President Muhammadu Buhari while reacting to the decision of National Executive Committee (NEC) dissolving the party’s National Working Committee. Briefing journalists on Saturday in Abuja, the ex-chairman said he has formally accepted the dissolution under his leadership…

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ICYMI: Bill To Protect Rape Victims Passes Second Reading At Senate

In the wake of increases in sexual abuse, the Nigerian Senate is in the process of enacting critical legislation to protect victims of rape against any form of stigmatization in the country, Channels TV reports. The bill, titled ‘Rape and Insurgency Victims Stigmatization (Prohibition) Bill 2019’, scaled second reading during Wednesday’s plenary session. The bill provides for…

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Presidency Will Submit Ministerial List This Week – Lawan

  The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will submit the list of ministerial nominees for the consideration and approval of the red chamber this week. Speaking at the plenary on Wednesday, Lawan explained that the presidency was working hard to ensure they submit the list early enough before the senators…

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Unacceptable, Treachery & Indiscipline- APC Kicks Against Election Of Saraki & Dogara

 Lai Mohammed, APC national publicity secretary The All Progressives Congress (APC) has kicked against the election of Bukola Saraki as senate president and Yakubu Dogara as speaker, describing it as “unacceptable”, an act of “treachery” and the “highest level of indiscipline”. APC had picked Ahmad Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila for the respective posts but the…

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