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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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PDP, YPP Senators-elect reveal preferred candidate ahead of Senate Presidency election

Some senators-elect from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Young Progressive Party (YPP), on Friday, declared support for Sen. Ahmad Lawan’s Senate Presidency ambition. The opposition parties’ senators-elect at the occasion included Clifford Odia (PDP-Edo), Mathew Urhoghide (PDP-Edo) and Gershom Bash (PDP-Cross River). Others were Abba Moro (PDP-Benue), Lawali Anka …

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9th NASS leadership: Why Senator Lawan should be Senate President – Yobe Gov-elect

Alhaji MaiMala Buni, Yobe Governor-elect, has appealed to members of the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to endorse the candidature of Senator Ahmad Lawan for Senate President. The governor-elect made the appeal on Monday in a telephone interview with the …

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How next Senate President, Speaker will emerge – Senator Gaya

Senator Kabiru Gaya (APC Kano South), says President of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives and their deputies in the ninth National Assembly, will be elected through secret ballot. Gaya said this in a chat newsmen on Thursday, in reaction to calls for the open ballot system. He …

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NASS leadership: APC youths declare position on Senate President, Speaker

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Zonal Youth Leaders’ Forum has dissociated itself from the purported endorsement of Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan as sole candidate for the Senate presidency position. They insisted that the idea of micro-zoning of National Assembly leadership positions was not in the best interest of the …

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