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    Metro Photos: Service Chiefs, Senators, storm Katsina to pay Sallah homage to President Buhari - Nairaland

    The leadership of the Senate led by its president, Ahmed Lawan, today paid a Sallah Homage visit to President Buhari at his home in Daura, Katsina state. The Service chiefs were also in the President's home in Daura last night to also pay their Sallah Homage visit. See more photos from the...
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    Politics Senate Confirms Buhari’s 43 Ministerial Nominees (Full List)

    The Senate has confirmed all 43 ministerial nominees sent in by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday last week. The confirmation followed the conclusion of the hearing conducted by the upper chamber on Tuesday, after a week-long screening process. Meanwhile, the senate screened the remaining...
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    Politics Mohammed, Fashola, Onu Set To Retain Ministerial Seat – The Nation (See List)

    There were strong indications last night that between 12 and 15 ex-ministers will join President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet. It was learnt that the ex-ministers’ names are on the list which was reportedly submitted to Senate President Ahmed Lawan on Wednesday. But there was still a pall of...
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    Politics Breaking: Lawan announces Senate’s principal officers as Orji Kalu gets Chief Whip - Daily Trust

    Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday announced the names of the eight principal officers for both the ruling APC and the minority PDP. Senator Abdullahi Abubakar Yahaya from Kebbi State is the new Senate Leader, while Ajayi Borofice from Ondo State is Deputy Senate Leader. Read more...
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    Metro Lawan appoints CoS, SA media – Daily Trust

    Sen Ahmed Lawan Senate President Ahmad Lawan has approved the appointments of Babagana Muhammad Aji and Festus Adedayo as his Chief of Staff and Special Adviser on Media and Publicity respectively. A statement by the Special Adviser to the Senate … Read more via Daily Trust –...
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    Politics We expect ministerial list in two weeks, senators say – The Guardian Nigeria News

    President Muhammadu Buhari acknowledges cheers at the Eagle Square, Abuja. Preparations for the formation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet is expected to take proper shape within the next two weeks, The Guardian learned Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World...
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    Politics Senate Presidency: Ndume says he wants votes not endorsement – Pulse Nigeria

    The Senator says he’ll go into the election on Tuesday, saying it’s either he wins or loses. Following the purported endorsement of APC senator, Ahmed Lawan by 60 PDP senators for Senate Presidency, Senator Ali Ndume has said he’s more interested in votes not endorsement. According … Read...
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    Politics Senators Lawan, Goje in closed-door meeting with Buhari – – Premium Times Nigeria

    Two frontline candidates for the office of Senate President, Ahmed Lawan from Yobe State and Danjuma Goje from Gombe State, are currently meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in his office. The two senators arrived the Presidential villa together some minutes after 11 a.m. and went straight...
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    Politics Lawan will become next Senate President – Buhari – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Senator representing Oyo North District, Senator Fatai Buhari has said Senator Ahmed Lawan is cruising towards emerging as the next chairman of the National Assembly in the capacity of Senate President. According to him, Senator Lawan (Yobe North) already has 51 endorsement signatures from...
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    Politics Ahmed Lawan Ignores Oshiomhole, Begs PDP Senators To Vote For Him – OluFamous.Com

    The current Senate Leader and the former Senate Leader, both members of the APC are battling for the bulk votes of the PDP ahead of the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly on June 10. Senate Majority Leader and APC candidate for the Senate presidency, Ahmed Lawan, -- Get More Nigeria...
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    Politics How Saraki blocked Lawan’s attempt to stop defecting APC senators – Daily Post Nigeria

    Senate President Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday blocked an attempt by Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan to stop All Progressives Congress (APC) … Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2mFGLxp Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Codeine: We must tackle drug abuse like fight against insurgency – Senate Leader – Vanguard...

    Leader of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, has said that fight against drug abuse in the country should be prosecuted the same way as the fight against insurgency. The leader made this known in an interview with Newsmen in Abuja. He said that considering the damage abuse of substances … Read more...
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    Codeine: Almost every family in Nigeria has an addict, Senator claims – Premium Times Nigeria

    Up to 70 per cent of codeine cough syrup produced and imported in Nigeria end up in the hands of Boko Haram insurgents, Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, said on Wednesday. With the rate of use of the drug, almost every family in Nigeria has an … Continue reading "Codeine: Almost every family in...
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    Politics Nigerian Senate Begins Screening of 27 Electoral Nominees

    Nigerian Senate on Tuesday began the screening of 27 Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) nominees sent to it by President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation. Leader of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, presented the president’s request for approval of the nominees at plenary in Abuja. After the...
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    Politics Nigerian Senate Adjourns Plenary Over Lawmaker's Death

    Nigerian Senate on Tuesday adjourned plenary after resuming from four weeks break over the death of House of Representatives lawmaker, Bello Sani. The senators after observing one-minute silence on the passing away of Hon. Bello Sani, a member of House of Representatives who died at the age of...
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    Politics Saraki, Dogara and Lawal Chilling With Buhari in UK [PHOTOS]

    Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara and Senate leader Ahmed Lawan are currently in UK visiting President Muhammadu Buhari. See photos below:
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    Politics Ahmed Lawan: My Appointment as Senate Leader is an Act of God

    Nigeria's Senate Majority Leader, Ahmed Lawan has stated that his appointment in the Red Chamber was predestined. “My appointment as Senate Majority Leader by my colleagues in the APC caucus was an act of God, it was predestined. I want to thank my colleagues for having the confidence in me to...
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    Politics NIgeria: We Met Osinbajo To Discuss 2017 Budget - Lawan

    The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Monday met with the leadership of the National Assembly at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The meeting was graced by Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan was organised as a proactive measure of ensuring easy...
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    Politics Ahmed Lawan: Why I Was Chosen to Replace Ndume as Senate Leader

    Nigeria's new Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, has opened up on replacing his predecessor Ali Ndume. According to him, his choice as a Senate Leader is the decision of his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC. “That is the position of the leader of the party in the country, the president...