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You’ve case to answer, court tells Lawan

By, Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja   The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, sitting at Apo, Abuja, has ordered former member of the House of Representatives,...

Lawan, FCT Minister, security chiefs meet over Abuja security  – Punch Newspapers

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday held a crucial security meeting with the Minister of the Federal Capital...

BREAKING: NASS to conclude work on budget before end of October-...

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has assured that committees of both chambers of the National Assembly will conclude work on the 2020 budget estimate...

To end kidnapping on highways, uniformed people should not use train...

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has said that, in order to end incidence of kidnapping on the nation’s various highways, the Senate must insist that...

We Are Hungry, Thirsty To Receive 2020 Appropriation Bill – Lawan...

 The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan said on Friday that the National Assembly is eager to receive the 2020 budget proposals.“We are...

Lawan, Gbajabiamila, CJN Tanko Muhammed’s bank accounts under investigation

The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has started investigating the bank accounts of all judges in the country, including the Chief Justice of...

Lawan visits Ekweremadu after IPOB’s attack – Punch Newspapers

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Monday paid a solidarity visit to Senator Ike Ekweremadu, who was assaulted by members of the proscribed Indigenous...

Address me as ‘Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan Ph.D, CON’ – Senate President

By Nwafor Sunday Nigerian Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has on Tuesday, asked Nigerians to address him with the following name: ‘Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan Ph.D,...

Lawan says Akpabio, Akume five other ex-senators should ‘take a bow’...

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Senate President Ahmed Lawan says all seven former senators, who have been nominated for ministerial appointment will not be questioned but...

It’s sentimental, laughable to call me Executive’s rubber stamp —Lawan –...

President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable.” Lawan...

Buhari will submit ministerial list this week,  says Lawan  – Punch...

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The President of the Senate,  Ahmad Lawan,  has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will submit the list of ministerial nominees for...

APC, Buhari, Tinubu, Lawan congratulate Oyetola – Punch Newspapers

Sunday Aborisade, Success Nwogu, Kamarudeen Ogundele, John Ameh, Ade Adesomoju, Alexander Okere and Bola Bamigbola The All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari and...

NASS: Lawan reveals one bill Senate must pass

The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan on Thursday assured Nigerians of a conclusive reform in the Nigerian oil and gas industry,...

Ninth Assembly will end jinx of PIB passage —Lawan – Punch...

The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmed Lawan on Thursday assured Nigerians of conclusive reform in the Nigerian oil and gas industry, saying...

Lawan appeals to NLC to shelve planned strike – Punch Newspapers

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan on Wednesday appealed to the Nigeria Labour Congress to shelve its proposed nationwide industrial action. The...

Lawan names principal officers for ninth Senate  – Punch Newspapers

Sunday Aborisade,  Abuja The President of the Senate,  Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, announced the list of principal officers sent to him by the leadership...

Lawan announces Senate’s principal officers as Orji Kalu gets Chief Whip...

ADVERTISEMENT Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday announced the...

Lawan leads FG delegation to AFCON 2019 – Punch Newspapers

President Muhammadu Buhari has picked the President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, as leader of the Federal Government delegation to the ongoing 2019...

Senators’ monthly pay is N15m, Sagay replies Lawan – Punch Newspapers

Tobi Aworinde, Abuja The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has asked Senate President Ahmed Lawan to stop misleading Nigerians,...

Outcry forces Lawan to withdraw media aide’s appointment – Punch Newspapers

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has withdrawn the appointment of Dr Festus Adedayo as Special Adviser on Media...

9th NASS: Lawan reveals intention for National Assembly

Nigeria’s Senate President, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan has stated that his leadership as Nigeria’s ninth Senate President was not for personal reasons. Speaking at a...

8th National Assembly didn’t perform to full capacity – Lawan –...

John Ameh, Abuja The President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, on Friday said the 8th National Assembly did not perform to full capacity, a...

Orji Kalu Was My University Roommate in 1980 –Senate President Lawan

Nigeria’s new Senate President, Mr. Ahmad Lawan, says Abia State former Governor, Orji Kalu, was his roommate at the university. Lawan and the Senate...

Lawan swears in Okorocha as senator – Punch Newspapers

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Thursday sworn in a former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, as a senator. Okorocha...

Buhari hails Lawan, Gbajabiamila, knocks Saraki, Dogara again – Punch Newspapers

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Lawan and Gbajabiamila for emerging as the leaders of the 9th National Assembly. The President in a statement by...

Buhari, APC, PDP react as Lawan, Gbajabiamila emerge N’Assembly leaders –...

Olalekan Adetayo, John Ameh, Sunday Aborisade, Success Nwogu and Leke Baiyewu The Majority Leader of the 8th Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and his counterpart in...

You can always count on my support, Dogara tells Gbajabiamila, Lawan...

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The immediate past Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has congratulated Senator Ahmad Lawan and Mr Femi Gbajabiamila...

Buhari congratulates Lawan, Gbajabiamila – Punch Newspapers

*Asks them to be magnanimous in victory John Ameh, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday congratulated the leadership of the 9th National Assembly, following the...

Lawan emerges Senate President – Punch Newspapers

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Yobe North lawmaker, Senator Ahmed Lawan, has emerged the President of the ninth Senate with 79 votes defeating Ali Ndume of...

PDP backs Ndume, Bago as APC insists on Lawan, Gbajabiamila –...

Olusola Fabiyi, Olalekan Adetayo, Sunday Aborisade, Kamarudeen Ogundele and Success Nwogu The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress on Monday ordered all the...

APC NWC, govs, members-elect endorse Lawan, Gbajabiamila – Punch Newspapers

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Abuja The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress met with governors and members of the National Assembly elected on the...

Battle for Senate presidency hots up as Lawan, Ndume meet PDP...

Olusola Fabiyi, Sunday Aborisade and Tony Okafor The two contenders for the position of the Senate presidency on Sunday intensified efforts to woo senators-elect...

9th Senate: My support for Lawan has no political attachment –...

Abuja – The Young Progressive Party (YPP)’s Senator-elect, Mr Ifeanyi Ubah, on Saturday, disclosed that he is not supporting Sen. Ahmad Lawan’s Senate...

Over 60 APC senators-elect have endorsed me for Senate President —Lawan ...

Sunday Aborisade,  Abuja The candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the position of Senate President in the ninth National Assembly,  Senator Ahmad Lawan,...

I won’t step down for Lawan, says Ndume  – Punch Newspapers

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja One of the major contenders for the position of the Senate President in the incoming Ninth National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume,...

Breaking: Buhari, Lawan, Goje meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan and the Chairman of the Senate Committee on...

Group endorses Lawan, Orji Kalu

The Igbo Youth Intelligential (IYI), the umbrella group of enterprising youths of Igbo extraction at home and in the Diaspora, has endorsed the...

Senate Presidency: PDP senator declares support for Ahmad Lawan, gives reasons

A federal lawmaker, Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi has declared support for Ahamad Lawan’s Senate Presidency bid. Nwaoboshi (PDP-Delta) made this known while briefing newsmen in...

Senate Presidency: PDP senator declares support for Ahmad Lawan

A federal lawmaker, Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi has declared support for Sen. Ahamad Lawan’s Senate Presidency bid. Nwaoboshi(PDP-Delta) made this known while briefing newsmen in...

2023: Lawan warns Northerners, reveals region that will produce Buhari’s successor

The Organising Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa State chapter, Ahmad Lawan, has declared that South West will produce the...

Plot to weaken opposition to Lawan’s emergence thickens …EFCC may arrest,...

Adelani Adepegba, John Ameh and Kamarudeen Ogundele The plot to weaken opposition to the emergence of Senator Ahmed Lawan, the preferred choice of the...

Crisis looms in APC as Lawan, Gbajabiamila’s alleged ties to Tinubu…

By Levinus Nwabughiogu Crisis appears imminent in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, over the party’s insistence to field Senator Ahmed Lawan as Senate...

We picked Lawan over Ndume for Senate President based on seniority...

By Soni Daniel, Editor, Northern Region Senator Ita Solomon Enang is the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), and...

Senate President: Ndume, Goje asked to step down for Lawan

The Bade Emirate in Yobe, on Saturday appealed to Senators Ali Ndume and Danjuma Goje, both of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to...

9th NASS: North-Central govs endorse Lawan, Gbajabiamila

The race for the leadership of the 9th National Assembly leadership hot up yesterday with the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors and party state...

I’ll disagree with Buhari, but resolve differences for Nigeria’s sake ―...

Victor Ogunyinka The Leader of the Senate and front line candidate for the presidency in the ninth Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, affirmed that as...

NASS: APC governors endorses Lawan, Gbajabiamila – Shettima

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno says former governors in the ninth National Assembly have endorsed the candidature of Sen. Ahmed Lawan for the...

SENATE PRESIDENCY: Why we are reaching out to all our colleagues...

•Governors, elders, leaders take over campaign By Henry Umoru AHEAD of the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly and the emergence...

Senate Presidency: Lawan speaks on amending constitution to keep Buhari beyond...

Senator Ahmad Lawan has reacted to reports making the rounds of plans to amend the constitution to allow President Muhammadu Buhari stay in...

NASS leadership: All clear for Lawan; fresh crisis brews over Gbajabiamila

•Lawan, our only choice for Senate President — APC•Adds: No sharing power with PDP; vows to deal with betrayers•Ndume lied; we had consensus...

Our decision on Lawan final, PDP’s votes unnecessary – APC –...

Olalekan Adetayo and Sunday Aborisade The ruling All Progressives Congress on Wednesday said only the decision on the party’s preferred candidate for the position...

Senate Presidency: ‘we’re well consulted before endorsement of Lawan’

The last may not have been heard of the endorsement of Senator Ahmed Lawan for Senate President by the All Progressives Congress (APC). The...

APC: What Oshiomhole, Lawan said about Onnoghen after Buhari’s meeting with...

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday hosted All Progressives Congress (APC) Senators and candidates to a dinner at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Speaking to State...

Otedola tells court Farouk Lawan demanded $500,000 bribe

Founder of Zenon Petroleum and Gas Limited, Femi Otedola, said, Wednesday, that a former member of the House of Representatives, Farouk Lawan, demanded...