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Senate Leader speaks on ‘split’ of APC

Defections: Senate leader, Lawan denies ‘bribe for loyalty’ among APC lawmakers

August 15, 2018

Nigeria’s Senate leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan on Tuesday denied that the ruling All Progressives Congress Senators and the House of Representatives members took bribe from the presidency. He stated this while addressing the caucus meeting of the upper and lower Chambers at Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Abuja. Ahmed, however, explained that the defection that hit […]

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Senate Leader speaks on ‘split’ of APC

Defected APC senators will soon return – Sen. Lawan

July 26, 2018

The Senate Majority Leader, Ahmed Lawan, has declared that members of the National Assembly who dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, for the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will return to the party before the general elections in 2019. Senator Lawan said this when he addressed reporters on Wednesday night after President Muhammadu Buhari […]

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Kogi East battle: Alfa accuses Saraki of double standards

How Saraki blocked Lawan’s attempt to stop defecting APC senators

July 25, 2018

Senate President Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday blocked an attempt by Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan to stop All Progressives Congress (APC) Senators from dumping the party. Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West) and a former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman, Senator Barnabas Gemade, led the defectors. Others are Senators Abdullahi Ibrahim Danbaba (Sokoto South), Shaaba Lafiagi […]

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Senate Leader speaks on ‘split’ of APC

Senate Leader, Lawan reacts to defection of 16 Senators, insists APC still majority

July 24, 2018

The Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan has insisted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) still has a majority in the Senate with 52 lawmakers. Lawan stated this after a two-hour meeting of the APC caucus on Tuesday, following the defection of 14 Senators from the APC to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He expressed optimism that […]

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Join APC To Become President In 2023 – Lawan Tells Ekweremadu

Join APC To Become President In 2023 – Lawan Tells Ekweremadu

May 16, 2018

The Leader of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, yesterday, advised the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), as a stepping stone to becoming the President of Nigeria in 2023. Lawan (APC, Yobe North) gave this admonition to the DSP while congratulating him on his 56th […]

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You are wasting away in PDP – Senate leader, Ahmed Lawan counsels Ekweremadu

You are wasting away in PDP – Senate leader, Ahmed Lawan counsels Ekweremadu

May 15, 2018

Nigerian senate leader, Ahmed Lawan, has advised the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu not to be waste away in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). While speaking on a lighter mood in honour of the DSP who is celebrating his birthday today, he explained that Ekweremadu is the longest serving principal officer of the Senate who […]

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Nigerians think senators earn fat salaries for doing nothing – Lawan

April 4, 2018

Leader of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday described the Nigerian Senate as the misunderstood arm of Government Since its inauguration in 1999. According to him, most Nigerians think senators do nothing to justify their huge salaries and allowances. Senator Lawan stated this in Abuja yesterday while speaking at the inaugural meeting of the […]

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