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Senate Reshuffles Committee Chairmen, Deputy Chairmen (Full List)

Senate President Godswill Akpabio has appointed Senator Jimoh Ibrahim (All Progressives Congress, Ondo State) as the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Inter-Parliamentary Affairs, and Senator Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan (Peoples Democratic Party, Kogi State) as the Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Local Content. The announcement was made during Tuesday’s plenary session as part of a […]

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Nigerians Make Unreasonable Demands On Lawmakers – Senate President

The Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, asserts that among the three branches of government, legislators face the most significant misunderstanding and criticism from Nigerians. During the 100th birthday colloquium of Second Republic lawmaker Senator Kunle Oyero, organized by the Abeokuta Grammar School Old Boys Association in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Akpabio, represented by Senator Shuaib Salisu, highlighted […]

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Sen Barau Jibrin And The Quest For The Next Senate President

By Abba Dukawa The 10th National Assembly, comprising the Senate and the House of Representatives, is expected to be inaugurated tentatively on June 13, 2023. Those that want to bring religious sentiment won’t fly, forget that the Senate Presidency It’s about competence, not sentiment. The North-west accounted for the highest votes to win presidential elections, […]

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Senate Presidency: Contenders’ Chances By Ranking, Zoning As Horse Trading Intensifies

With the emergence of members elect at the recently held general elections, jostle for the leadership of the National Assembly seems to be gathering steam, CHUKWU DAVID, examines the battle for the soul of the 10th Assembly at the upper chambers by ex-raying contenders, their chances based on Senate ranking principle and the zoning arrangements […]

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Lawan Urges Striking NASS Workers To Call Off Action, Embrace Dialogue

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has urged the striking workers of the National Assembly to call off their industrial action and instead, embrace dialogue for speedy resolution of the disputes. Lawan made the appeal at a meeting which he summoned to find a way out of the lingering issues between the workers and […]

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Lawan Halts Campaign In Honour Of Borno Farmers Killed By Terrorists

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has put off all his political engagements for Wednesday to mourn the farmers killed by the terrorists in Borno state on Sunday. More than 50 farmers were reportedly killed at the outskirts of Kala Balge Local Government Area by terrorists suspected to be Boko Haram ISWAP. Lawan had […]

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I Have What It Takes To Succeed Buhari As President – Lawan Tells Niger Delegates

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan said on Monday that he has all it takes to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari whose tenure comes to an end in May 2023. “I am equipped. I have experience enough, I have what it takes to be Nigerian President after President Muhammadu Buhari leaves office,” Lawan said at […]

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N’Assembly Determined To Support Judiciary To Discharge Mandate – Senate President

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has assured the judiciary that the National Assembly is determined to provide any possible support to enable it discharge it’s mandate. “We are determined in the National Assembly, even though we have only one year to go, to give you any possible support to ensure that you have […]

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2023: Senate President Storms South-South To Woo Party Delegates

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Friday visited two states in the South-South region of the country in continuation of his consultations and campaign to solicit more support for his Presidential bid ahead of the upcoming primaries of the All Progressives Congress(APC). Lawan met with the party leaders and delegates in Cross River […]

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JUST IN: Senate President, Joins Race For APC Presidential Ticket

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday formally threw his hat into the ring to be the flag bearer of his party, the All Progressives Congress(APC) ahead of the 2023 Presidential election Lawan was formally presented with the Expression of Interest and nomination forms purchased for him by a group of Nigerians led […]