Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Tag "Ahmed Lawan"

    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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