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Lawan reacts as Saraki’s ex-aide rejects appointment

The Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, has accepted Olu Onemola’s rejection of his appointment as Special Assistant on New Media. A statement by the Special Assistant to the Senate President on Media & Publicity, Mohammed Isa, made this known on Sunday in Abuja. The resignation, according to the statement, is contained …

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PDP makes revelations on emergence of Lawan, Gbajabiamila

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national chairman, Uche Secondus, on Friday made revelations on how Ahmad Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila emerged as Senate President and House of Representatives Speaker. Secondus, who spoke at the 86th National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the party in Abuja, alleged that the ruling All …

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How Lawan, Gbajabiamila’s NASS leadership will affect APC in Southeast – Chekwas Okorie

Former National Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has said he believes that the way leadership positions in the National Assembly were distributed by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will not help the fortunes of the party in the Southeast region. DAILY POST reports that …

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ADP advises Lawan, Gbajabiamila after emerging Senate President, Speaker

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has charged Senator Ahmad Lawan and Honorable Femi Gbajabiamila to uphold the independence of the National Assembly while congratulating them on their emergence as the Senate President and Speaker of the 9th Assembly respectively. ADP in a congratulatory message by its National Chairman, Engr. Yabagi …

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9th Assembly: Why APC shouldn’t see my contesting against Lawan as rebellion – Ndume

Senator Ali Ndume representing Borno South senatorial district, who contested for the office of the 9th Senate President without success, has pledged to work with the newly-elected Senate President, Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan. Speaking immediately after the election which he lost on Tuesday, he explained that he will work with Lawan …

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BREAKING: Lawan emerges Senate President of 9th National Assembly

Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawal, Tuesday was declared winner of the election to the office of the Senate President of the 9th National Assembly. This follows a hitch-free election on Tuesday at the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly. The election which was presided by Chief Mohammed Ataba-Omolori saw the Yobe …

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Senator Lawan’s fate as next Senate President sealed – Uba Sani

Mallam Uba Sani, the senator-elect to represent Kaduna Central in the National Assembly, has declared that Senator Ahmad Lawan’s aspiration to become Senate President in the ninth Assembly has been sealed. He made the declaration in a press release on Thursday, after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Nasir …

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Senate Presidency: What Senator Goje’s endorsement means to me, APC – Lawan

Senator Ahmad Lawan has reacted to his endorsement by Senator Danjuma Goje, ahead of the ninth assembly Senate Presidency election. DAILY POST had reported Senator Danjuma Goje on Thursday withdrew from the 9th Senate Presidency election after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. The lawmaker also endorsed the Senate Leader, …

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Senate Presidency: Lawan speaks on ‘crack’ in PDP, reveals expectations

Senator Ahmed Lawan, a frontline contender for the President of the Senate, has revealed that he expects more lawmakers elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to endorse him. Lawan spoke with journalists in Abuja yesterday, adding that some PDP senators will soon endorse him openly. According …

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