Gbajabiamila a worthy ally in service to the nation – Lawan

June 24, 2022 Blueprint 0

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on the occasion of his 60th birthday. Lawan, in a congratulatory message, noted his smooth working relationship with Gbajabiamila, describing him as “a worthy ally in the service to the nation.” The message read, “I join the family, friends and political associates Read More

Senator Lawan’s 7th term bid

June 21, 2022 Blueprint 0

To begin with, the seventh term bid of Senate President Ahmad Lawan for the National Assembly should and or must follow the due process of law. As the third citizen in the land and a lawmaker, he must make sure that due process is followed. Anything short of due process will make one fault his bid. As politicians, both Senator Read More

Lawan and the last cake, Machina and auguries of success

June 20, 2022 Blueprint 0

Between a clear vision and muddled thinking, when someone points fingers at you, no matter how fierce he is, you too, point your fingers at him with sure-footedness. This is not a tug-of-war, it’s an open play. In the just concluded presidential primaries there was speculation on the fate of Senate President Ahmed lawan. After being outclassed in the presidential Read More

Lawan condemns massacre of worshippers in Ondo church

June 7, 2022 Taiye Odewale 0

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has condemned the heinous killings of worshippers by terrorists Sunday at St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo state. Lawan described the callous attack on innocent worshippers as shocking and reprehensible. “My heart goes out to the families of the victims, the government and entire people of Ondo state. “This incident should be painstakingly Read More

NASS determined to enhance efficiency in Judiciary – Lawan

May 24, 2022 Taiye Odewale, Abuja 0

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has assured the judiciary that the National Assembly is determined to provide any possible support to enable it discharge it’s mandate. Lawan who stated this in Abuja on Monday at a capacity building workshop organised for Judges and Justices by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said the federal lawmakers were determined Read More

2023 presidency: Lawan promises knowledge-based economy

May 20, 2022 Joseph Obung 0

President of the Senate and presidential aspirant Ahmad Lawan has said he would ensure a knowledge-based economy to push the country into achieving its full potential and unemployment a thing of the past. Senator Lawan, who is seeking the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said this in Calabar on Friday while addressing delegates. He said, “We need a Read More

Lawan celebrates Osinbajo @65

March 7, 2022 Taiye Odewale 0

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated Vice President Yemi Osinbajo ahead of his 65th birthday on Tuesday. Lawan in a congratulatory message in Abuja Monday, joined compatriots across the country to offer best wishes to the Vice President. According to him, it is a thing of joy for the Vice President to be marking the day in Read More

Let’s keep faith in Nigeria – Lawan, Southern senators

December 31, 2021 Blueprint 0

In separate messages to Nigerians for the new year, the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and Southern senators have urged Nigerians to keep faith in the Nigerian project as the “challenging phase will be a thing of the past.” Lawan in a statement said though 2021 was challenging for people all over the world, “it is praiseworthy that beyond Read More

Budget padding: CSOs want Sen. Jibrin sacked as committee chair

December 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

Some civil society organisations Thursday, called on Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan, to sack the chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriation, Senator Barau Jibrin. The groups, Guidance of Democracy and Development Initiative (GDDI) and Partners for Legislative Agenda in Nigeria (PLAN), stated that he cannot remain the chairman of the committee in the face of the on his involvement in budget Read More

NASS budget office must be strengthened for efficiency – Lawan

December 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said efforts must be made to strengthen the National Assembly Budget and Research Office (NABRO) to ensure efficiency in the discharge of its functions. Lawan stated this Wednesday after a bill seeking to provide for the establishment of the National Assembly Budget and Research Office scaled second reading during plenary. He said such Read More

Lawan commissions’ hospital named after Buhari in Gashua

November 29, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, Saturday commissioned a 120-bed capacity Mother and Child Hospital named after President Muhammadu Buhari. The health facility which was facilitated by the Senate President was constructed by the federal government through the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals(OSSAP-SDGs) and located in Gashua, Yobe North Senatorial District Read More

Argungu emirate honours Lawan with Ganuwan Kabi Nov 5

November 3, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The Emir of Argungu, Alhaji Samaila Muhammadu Mera and the Argungu Emirate Council, Kebbi state will on Friday, November 5, honour President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan with the Ganuwan Kabi traditional title. Lawan will be honoured with the Defender of Kabi Kingdom as part of the activities to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the emir’s coronation. Leader of the Read More

NASS leadership committed to guaranteeing efficiency of Legislature – Lawan

October 21, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the National Assembly leadership would continue to support the legislature through the provision of needed infrastructure to ensure that the institution delivers on its mandate to Nigerians. Lawan stated this Wednesday in an address delivered at the foundation laying ceremony to flag off construction of the permanent office complex of the Read More

Lawan hails Gowon at 87

October 20, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with former Head of State, His Excellency, General Yakubu Gowon (rtd) on the occasion of his 87th birthday. Lawan in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday , joined the family, friends and numerous well-wishers of the former Nigerian leader in celebrating his good health and long life. He said: “General Gowon Read More

Eid-ul-Mawlid: Lawan preaches peace, love and tolerance

October 18, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of the Eid-ul-Mawlid, which commemorates the birth of Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW). Lawan in a statement in Abuja, Monday, said the occasion should remind Muslims and all people of faith of the virtues of peaceful coexistence, love and tolerance as taught and lived by the Read More

Lawan reconstitutes leadership of c’ttees

October 13, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has reconstituted the leadership and membership of some standing and special committees of the Senate. Lawan made the announcement moments before the upper chamber adjourned plenary. Those to serve as chairmen include Senator Sahabi Alhaji Ya’u – Committee on National Population and National Identity; Adetokunbo Abiru – Committee on Industry; Saidu Alkali – Committee Read More

Nigeria @61: Lawan preaches unity, faith

September 30, 2021 Blueprint 0

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has urged Nigerians to unite for the progress of the country and continue to keep faith with their fatherland at this auspicious time of of its 61st Independence anniversary. Lawan in a message in Abuja Thursday, , felicitated with all Nigerians on the milestone. He said, “This is the first year of our Read More