Tags : Senator Ahmed Lawan

2021 Budget: SERAP Asks NASS To Stop Buhari From Selling

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the National Assembly to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from selling Government properties to fund the 2021 budget. SERAP, in a statement issued on Sunday, January 17, 2021, by its deputy Director, Mr Kolawole Oluwadare, appealed to the Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan, and the Speaker of […]

“Another #EndSARS Protest Looms If Unemployment Is Not Tackled”, Lawan

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has warned that Nigeria as a Country, may not escape another citizens’ restiveness in the mode of #EndSARS protest if it failed to effectively address the issue of youth unemployment. Senator Lawan advised the Government to make provision in its national budget to meaningfully engage the youths; noting that there was […]

“NASS Won’t Tolerate Disrespect Anymore”, Lawan Warns Buhari’s Appointees

The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmed Lawan, has warned appointees of President Muhammadu Buhari against disrespecting the National Assembly. He gave the warning on Monday, August 31, 2020, while reacting to the series of disagreements between some Lawmakers and presidential appointees, including some Ministers and heads of Federal Government Agencies. Senator Lawan was responding […]

Lawan Condoles With Gbajabiamila Over Death Of Mother-In-Law

The Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has condoled with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila over the death of his mother-in-law, Madam Mildred Bisalla. In a statement issued on Monday by his Special Adviser (Media), Mr Ola Awoniyi, the Senate President commiserated with Rt Hon. Gbajabiamila’s wife, family, and friends […]

Senate Plans Public Hearing On Buhari’s $29 Billion Loan Request

The Senate has said it will seek the opinion of stakeholders on the foreign loan borrowing plans of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). The 8th National Assembly had rejected the President’s proposed borrowing of $29.96 billion because the proposal was not accompanied by expenditure details and President Buhari presented the request again to […]