Senate President Swears in Cross River Senator-elect

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday swore in Stephen Odey as Senator representing Cross River North Senatorial District in the National Assembly. The oath of office was administered at 11:45am by the Clerk of the Senate, Dauda Ibrahim El-Ladan, immediately after the Senate rose from a closed session to commence plenary. With Odey... Continue Reading →

APC: Lawan, Govs to Discuss Internal Party Contestation at Journalists’ Conference

The President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan; Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Idris Wase; some governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are billed to discuss practical approaches to internal democracy and contestation within the ruling party. The party chieftains will converge on Abuja at the annual... Continue Reading →

Allegation of N2b bribe, Senate President debunks rumours

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has described the allegation that he collected N2 billion to facilitate the confirmation of Professor Mahmoud Yakubu for a second term as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as spurious and existing only in the imagination of purveyors of fake news. The Senate President stated this in a... Continue Reading →

Senate demands prosecution of killer SARS operatives

THE Senate on Wednesday ordered the arrest and prosecution of operatives of Special Anti-Robbery Squad involved in the recent killings of innocent Nigerians across the country. The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, stated this while ruling on the Senate resolution on a motion by Senator Oluremi Tinubu. Tinubu, in her motion, drew the attention... Continue Reading →

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