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Lawan can’t be pressurized to embark on illegality- Sen ode

A Senator from Cross River, Dr. Stephen Odey, has said Senate President Ahmad Lawan cannot be pressured to swear-in Hon. Jarigbe Agom or anyone else into the Senate to take over his seat. According to Odey, Jarigbe, House of Representatives member representing Ogoja/Yala Federal Constituency, had contested the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primaries for the Cross River North senatorial seat ...

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I can never support plan to elongate Buhari’s tenure- Lawan

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has denied the reports that he is campaigning  a tenure extension for President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser (Media), Ola Awoniyi, in Abuja,  Lawan said he firmly stands by the constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria. He added that he he would never be part of selfish constitutional amendment. The ...

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Move your politics to the center now- Lawan urges south east

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has called on the Southeast to move to the centre of the nation’s politics. He noted that the success of Governor Hope of Imo is because  he took his politics beyond the Southeast. He said this in Owerri,  during a thanksgiving to commemorate Uzodimma’s first anniversary as governor. Lawan said: “Let me say ...

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Leadership qualities of Lawan has better results to Nigeria- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined other notable Nigerians to shower encomiums on the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan as the latter clocks 62. Acccording to the President, the leadership qualities of Lawan have brought better results in the development of the country Buhari lauded the maturity and purposeful leadership in which the Senate President has brought to the Senate. President Buhari’s ...

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Lawan, Buni visit Kwankaso over father’s death

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Saturday visited the former Governor of Kano State, Senator Rabi’u Kwankwaso over the death of his father, Alhaji Musa Sale Kwankwaso. The Senate President went alongside with  the Chairman, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress(APC), Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni. Lawan and Buni held prayers with Senator Kwankwaso at ...

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New Electoral act will be passed by first quarter of 2021- Lawan

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has assured that the National Assembly will pass the amended Electoral Act 2010 by the first quarter of 2021. Acccording to the country’s number three man, the Act be used to guide the Ekiti and Anambra states governorship elections. The Senate President made this assurance during a public hearing on “A Bill for an Act to ...

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Lawan says Senate won’t tolerate disrespect from Buhari’s appointees anymore

President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmed Lawal, has political appointees under Buhari to stop disrespecting the upper and lower legislative chambers. He warned thal the legislature would no longer tolerate disrespect from government ministries, departments and agencies. Lawan said federal lawmakers would no longer tolerate appointees of President Muhammadu Buhari abusing them. He made this known to journalists after Buhari ...

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2023: I am not nursing presidential ambition- Lawan

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has denied nursing presidential ambition for 2023. Lawan, in a statement by his Special Adviser (Media), Ola Awoniyi, said the media report about the said ambition must have “emanated from the sort of practice that drags the noble profession of journalism to the gutters as it only dresses up the lazy fantasy of its unimaginative authors ...

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Revealed: Senate President reportedly making secret move to contest 2023 presidential election

It has been gathered that President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmed Lawan, is making underground moves to contest the 2023 Presidential election on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress,. Top sources within the APC disclosed that this ambition was one of the reasons why Lawan nominated Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State as Chairman of the Caretaker/Extraordinary ...

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Why we didn’t cave in to pressures to declare Kalu’s seat vacant- Lawan

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has revealed why the Senate didn’t declare Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu’s seat in the Senate vacant. According to Lawan, they they refused, because it was the right thing to do. Lawan made the comment on Tuesday when he received some leaders of thought from Abia. Kalu was the Senate Chief Whip when a Lagos court sentenced ...

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