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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Senate President, Lawan confirms death of Sen. Uwajumogu, mourns lawmaker – Daily Post Nigeria

    President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has expressed shock and sadness over the tragic news of the death of Sen. Ben Uwajumogu (APC-Imo). Uwajumogu, before his death, was the senator representing Imo North Senatorial district and a member of the All Progressives Congress Party (APC). Lawan in …...
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    Politics Buhari signs 2020 appropriation bill into law – P.M. News

    Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday signed the 2020 appropriation bill of N10.59 trillion into law. At the budget signing were the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President, Ahmad Lawan; Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila and others.... Read more via P.M. News –...
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    Politics National Assembly releases date for passage of 2020 budget – P.M. News

    President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan said on Tuesday that the National Assembly is working towards the passage of the 2020 Appropriation bill on November 28, 2019. To achieve this target date, Lawan directed the Senate Committee on Appropriations to submit … Read more via P.M. News –...
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    Politics What Senate will debate on resumption Sept 24 – Lawan – Daily Post Nigeria

    The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan on Friday said the Senate would give priority debate to the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and the Fiscal Strategy Paper(FSP), when it resumes for plenary on Sept. 24. NAN reports that Lawan, who made this known to journalists … Read...
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    Politics Buhari, Senate President meet in Aso Rock – Vanguard News

    ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with Senate President Ahmad Lawan at the Presidential Villa, Abuja..... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics PDP probes Senators, Reps for voting Lawan, Gbaja – Newtelegraph

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is launching investigation into the role played by its members in the election of leadership of the National Assembly. … Read more via Newtelegraph – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Names Of Ministers: Buhari To Submit List To Senate Before July 2 – Nairaland

    Top-ranking lawmakers in Nigeria’s National Assembly said they were expecting President Muhammadu Buhari to submit a list of ministers that will form his federal executive council before or by July 2. The Ahmad Lawan-led 9th Senate would upon resumption from its two weeks recess in July begin...
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    Politics Seven Things You May Not Know About Senate President, Ahmed Lawan –

    Ahmad Lawan was elected and sworn in as the Senate president of Nigeria on Tuesday, June 11 when the Ninth National Assembly was inaugurated with 79 votes to beat Senator Ali Ndume with 28 votes. Here are seven quick facts to know about him.... Read more via –...
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    Politics Dogara congratulates Lawan, Gbajabiamila – P.M. News

    Mr Yakubu Dogara, immediate past Speaker of the House of Representatives, has congratulated Sen. Ahmad Lawan and Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on their election as Senate President and Speaker of the 9th Senate and 9th House of Representatives respectively. Dogara also felicitated … Read more via...
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    Politics 9th NASS: APC Governors back Lawan, Gbajabiamila`s leadership aspirations – Premium Times Nigeria

    The governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have backed the candidacy of Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan, and Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, for the ninth National Assembly leadership. The governors, under the aegis of the Progressives Governors Forum, took the...
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    Politics Wealthy Nigerians buy court judgements, Lawan alleges – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan, has alleged that wealthy Nigerians now buy court judgements, especially to sway electoral victory in their favour and that of their cronies. His allegation came barely a week after the Supreme Court voided All Progressives Congress … Read more via The Guardian...
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    Politics Senate Presidency: Again, Lawan, Ndume Meet PDP Senators-elect – Thisdaylive

    The two main contenders for the position of Senate president of the 9th Senate, Senators Ahmad Lawan and Ali , at the weekend met again with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senators-elect in Abuja as part … Read more via Thisdaylive – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics SENATE PRESIDENCY: APC frowns at senators eyeing PDP for support – Vanguard News

    THE ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has said that it is working on building a National Assembly whose actions and practices will be in line with what obtains in developed democracies across the world, and take it away from what has been the practice in … Read more via Vanguard News –...
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    Politics I Will Protect Independence of the Legislature, Says Lawan – Thisdaylive

    The Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, yesterday pressed ahead with his bid for the headship of the ninth National Assembly, promising to protect legislative … Read more via Thisdaylive – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Shettima Backs Lawan, Ndume Group Insists on Secret Ballot – Thisdaylive

    Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan’s, ambition to lead the ninth Senate received a huge boost yesterday as Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, threw his weight behind him. Shettima, also a senator-elect, is the governor of Lawan’s main rival, Senator Ali Ndume, whose supporters...
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    Politics 9th Senate Presidency: Kano Senators throw weight behind Lawan – The Guardian Nigeria News

    As the race for the leadership of the 9th Senate gathers momentum, Senators from Kano have pledged total support for the aspiration of Senator Ahmad Lawan (Yobe North). Lawan received the endorsement of Kano senators, yesterday, in Kano when … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News –...
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    Politics Struggle For Senate Presidency Intensifies, Lawan Meets APC Govs – Nairaland

    As part of his ongoing consultations with stakeholders in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over his interest in the Senate presidency, the Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has met with four APC governors in Abuja, Akelicious has learnt. This is coming as two other ranking APC...
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    Politics Senate Presidency: Crisis Brews In APC As Ndume Kicks Over Lawan’s Nomination – Nairaland

    Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume (APC, Borno South) has disagreed with the position taken by the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that Senate Leader Ahmad Lawan should be the next Senate President. The Adams Oshiomhole-led APC national leadership recommended Lawan to...
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    Politics Senate Presidency: I am a loyal party man, I’ll respect APC zoning arrangement — Senator Lawan – Vanguard News Nigeria

    As the race for who becomes the Senate President continues, the Majority Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, All Progressives Congress, APC, Yobe North, has formally declared for the number three position in the country … Read more via Vanguard News Nigeria – Get More...
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    Metro Ajaokuta: Senate approves $1bn completion fund – Newtelegraph

    The Senate, yesterday, gave approval that the sum of $1 billion from the Federal Government’s share of Excess Crude revenue should be devoted to the immediate completion of the Ajaokuta Steel Company. The Senate also said that all monies that might be appropriated and authorized by … Read...