Tag "Ahmed Lawan"

Court judgments were written in the villa under PDP, says senate leader

Ahmed Lawan, senate majority leader, says most court judgments were far from fair when the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) controlled the federal government.He said this on the floor of the senate on Wednesday while reacting to the supreme court judgement which affirmed Ahmed Makarfi as the authentic chairman of the PDP.Lawan, who is of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said the [...]

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    FLASHBACK: On this day in 2015, Saraki ‘dribbled’ APC to become senate president

FLASHBACK: On this day in 2015, Saraki ‘dribbled’ APC to become senate president

On this day, two ripe years ago Bukola Saraki became the president of the eighth senate in a mesmeric but charged atmosphere.The road to Saraki’s emergence as senate president was treacherous. Intrigues and subterranean plots coalesced in the weeks before his “coronation”.After the results of the national assembly election were announced in April 2015, it became lucid that the All [...]

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    Second Abuja airport runway in 2017 budget, says senate leader

Second Abuja airport runway in 2017 budget, says senate leader

Ahmed Lawan, senate leader, has disclosed that the national assembly earmarked funds for the construction of a second Abuja airport runway in the 2017 budget.Lawan told state house correspondents on Friday that the project and some other projects were covered from the difference in the $42.5 oil bench mark proposed by the executive and the $44.5 passed by the legislature.He [...]

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    Oyegun: Removing Ndume was a necessary act

Oyegun: Removing Ndume was a necessary act

John Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the removal of Ali Ndume as senate leader was a "necessary act" that had to be done to unite the party in the upper legislative chamber.On Tuesday, Bukola Saraki, senate president, announced that Ndume had been replaced as the senate leader with Lawan.Speaking when he received Ahmed Lawan, the [...]

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    Lawan: I had no choice but to accept this new position

Lawan: I had no choice but to accept this new position

Ahmed Lawan, senate majority leader, says he had no choice, but to accept his new position because it was his party’s decision.Lawan became senate leader after the All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus at the upper legislative chamber removed Ali Ndume.Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Thursday, Lawan promised to make sure that bills and communication from the executive are marketable.“That [...]

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    APC: Lawan’s emergence as senate leader shows we can resolve our problems

APC: Lawan’s emergence as senate leader shows we can resolve our problems

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed delight at the election of Ahmed Lawan as senate leader.Lawan was the favourite of the APC for senate president, but Bukola Saraki outsmarted the party to clinch the position. Afterwards, the party leadership in the upper legislative chamber was plunged into a crisis.To break the impasse, the APC offered Lawan the position of [...]

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    APC caucus removes Ndume as senate leader

APC caucus removes Ndume as senate leader

The All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus in the senate has removed Ali Ndume as the leader of the upper legislative chamber.In a letter to Senate President Bukola Saraki, the caucus appointed Ahmed Lawan, a senator from Yobe north, as its new leader.But speaking with journalists at the national assembly complex, Ndume said he was unaware of his removal.A source told TheCable [...]

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    ‘Why Buhari didn’t meet with APC lawmakers’

‘Why Buhari didn’t meet with APC lawmakers’

The absence of President Muhammadu Buhari at the emergency meeting of All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers on Tuesday was one of the many talking points of the election of principal officers of the 8th national assembly.The meeting was convened to address the move of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to endorse Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara for the posts of [...]

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