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How Nigeria can overcome her challenges – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has urged the people to continue to pray for the leaders in government as they tackle the various challenges facing the nation.

Buhari to submit supplementary budget to NASS to fight insecurity

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari would later this month submit a supplementary budget to the National Assembly to request for more funds to tackle insecurity across parts of the country.

I can’t be part of plan to elongate Buhari’s tenure – Lawan 

Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday rubbished claim he said he would not mind a constitutional amendment to allow unlimited term of office for President Muhammadu Buhari.

Buhari, Lawan meet behind ‘closed door’ in Abuja (Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind 'closed door' with the Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan at the State House, Abuja.

Drug barons sponsoring terrorists, bandits – Senate President

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has attributed the lingering insecurity to the funding activities of drug barons who provide insurgent groups such as Boko Haram, bandits, and kidnappers with arms and ammunitions to undertake criminal activities in the country.

Take fight to bandits, insurgents, Lawan charges new CDS, Service Chiefs

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has charged the newly confirmed Chief of Defence Staff and Service Chiefs to take the fight to bandits and insurgents in a renewed bid to ensure security of lives and properties across states in the country.

Photos: Buhari, Lawan meet behind ‘closed door’ in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind 'closed door' with Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan in Abuja, North Central Nigeria.

Insecurity: Lawan advocates stiffer penalties for illegal bearers of firearms

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, advocated for stiffer penalties for anyone caught in possession of firearm not legally procured in Nigeria.

COVID-19: Senate President reprimands aide for failing to wear face-mask

President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmed Lawan, on Tuesday reprimanded a legislative aide for his failure to wear a face-mask while within the premises of the National Assembly.

Inter-tribal Conflict: Leaders must unite against criminality, divisive forces – Lawan

President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, has called on Nigerian leaders to unite against criminality stemming from the activities of bandits and kidnappers, as well as resist the antics of divisive elements bent on instigating inter-ethnic tensions across the country.

APC membership registration targeting 100 million Nigerians – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the ongoing membership registration and revalidation exercise of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is targeted at making over one hundred million Nigerians members of the ruling party.

Senate to pass 2021 budget on Monday

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has announced that the Senate will on Monday hold a special session to pass the 2021 budget presently before the National Assembly.

Insecurity: Buhari-led FG must act now, says Senate President

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government must act now on the issues of worsening insecurity in the country.

Lawan begins empowerment program for less privileged couples

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday, commenced a training and empowerment Programme for beneficiaries of the mass wedding scheme which he recently sponsored for his constituents in Yobe State.

We are working to pass 2021 budget 2nd week in December – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan said on Friday that the National Assembly is working hard to see to the passage of the 2021 Appropriation Bill by the second week of December, 2020.

#EndSARS: NASS will push for implementation of protesters’ demands – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the National Assembly would ensure that the five demands made to the Executive by #EndSARS protesters are implemented.

Photo News: Tinubu, Lawan, Kwankwaso, others at Atiku’s son’s wedding

National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan and others on Saturday attended the wedding of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar's son with former EFCC boss, Nuhu Ribadu's daughter in Abuja.

Suspected herdsmen strike 10 traditional rulers dead in Plateau

Suspected herdsmen have killed 10 traditional rulers in Plateau State, the Senate have said during plenary.

Senate receives Petroleum Industry Bill

The Senate on Tuesday said it has received the Petroleum Industry Bill from the Federal Government.

JUST IN: Buhari to present 2021 budget before National Assembly next week

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari will present the 2021 budget to the joint session of the National Assembly next week.

PIB jinx must be broken: We’ll pass it into law – Lawan, Gbajabiamila

The leadership of the National Assembly said Monday that the ninth Assembly will break the jinx of not being able to pass the Petroleum Industry Bill after several attempts.

African Free Trade Agreement must be backed by adequate policies – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said for the African Continental Free Trade Agreement to yield expected results, same must be backed by requisite legal frameworks, right policies, and robust implementation.

How Nigeria can achieve exponential economic growth – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said for Nigeria to experience exponential growth in the economy, efforts must be made to strengthen the country’s local capacities particularly against the backdrop of realities that are fallouts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lawan condoles with Senator Wamakko over daughter’s death

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commiserated with Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko over the death of his daughter, Sadiya.

NASS will prioritise allocation of resources for youth development – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday said that the National Assembly will prioritize the allocation of resources for youth development despite the present economic challenges faced by the country owing to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Omo-Agege’s life, an inspirational story of courage – Lawan

The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated the Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on the occasion of his 57th birthday coming up on Aug. 3.

Anti-corruption war: NASS will support EFCC, ICPC – Lawan

President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday that the National Assembly would provide the necessary support to anti-graft agencies in the fight against corruption.

2020 budget to National Assembly on Tuesday

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday present the 2020 budget to the joint session of the National Assembly.

Senate President heads to Saudi Arabia for Hajj

The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, on Monday departed Abuja for Saudi Arabia to join millions of Muslim faithful from around the world who are gathered in the Holy Land for this year's Hajj.

Read Lawan’s message to Omo-Agege at 56

The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with the family, friends and political associates of the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, as he marks his 56th birthday on Saturday, August 3, 2019.

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