Ahmad Lawan

Two weeks after receiving reworked electoral bill from National Assembly, Buhari yet to sign crucial law

The 2023 general elections is hanging in the balance as President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to assent to the amended electoral bill that will determine guidelines for the process. The National Assembly which swiftly reworked the electoral bill to accommodate Mr Buhari’s demands are still awaiting his assent two weeks later. The reworked bill was […]

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FCTA still considering demolition of Lawan, Gbajabiamila’s official residences: Official

“Somewhere along the line, the legislative arm, which occupies the largest complex, has no provision for the residences of the presiding or principal officers…” The post FCTA still considering demolition of Lawan, Gbajabiamila’s official residences: Official appeared first on Peoples Gazette. Get updates news from www.globaltimesng.com

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Buhari transmits N2.55trn supplementary budget to National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday made good his promise as he forwarded a Supplementary Budget of N2.55 trillion to the National Assembly for consideration. A request for a fresh review of the 2022 Appropriation Act was contained in a letter addressed to the Senate President Ahmad Lawan and Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila. The […]

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You deserve a second term, Lawan tells Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Ahmad Lawan, Nigeria’s senate president has stated that Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos state deserves a second term in office. This was made known by Lawan at the fifth town hall meeting and empowerment programme organised by Solomon Olamilekan, lawmaker representing Lagos west, at the Police College, Ikeja. Lawan praised Sanwo-Olu for “the good work” […]

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Sanwo-Olu should be reelected in Lagos: Ahmad Lawan

”We have been watching you over the past two and half years. You have been very wonderful. You have been consistent in terms of service delivery to the people.” The post Sanwo-Olu should be reelected in Lagos: Ahmad Lawan appeared first on Peoples Gazette. Get updates news from www.globaltimesng.com

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Senator Shuaibu Lau becomes new deputy minority leader

Senator Shuaibu Isa Lau of Taraba North is now the Deputy Minority Leader in the Nigerian Senate. On Tuesday, Senate President Ahmad Lawan read a letter from the PDP’s National Chairman, Dr Iyorchia Ayu, announcing Senator Lau’s appointment as the upper chamber’s new Deputy Minority Leader. He was selected by the Peoples Democratic Party Minority […]

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I pray Nigerians will elect a leader like Buhari in 2023: Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina, President Muhammadu Buhari’s media aide, is praying that Nigerians elect an individual like the incumbent to rule the country in 2023. Mr Adesina, in a Facebook post published Thursday night, asserted Mr Buhari was an exemplary leader.  “As 2023 approaches, I pray that Nigerians would consolidate on honest leadership by electing somebody who can move […]

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It’s disgraceful Nigerian military can’t defeat bandits despite Buhari collecting trillions of naira: Senate

The Senate on Wednesday condemned incessant bandits’ attacks and kidnapping in Nigeria despite President Muhammadu Buhari’s spending of trillions of naira on security personnel and armoury. It described as a national disgrace the failure of the ruling APC regime to stem the rising tide of insecurity. Particularly riled by Mr Buhari’s poor handling of the […]

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Senate stamps APC card-carrying member Rhoda Gumus as INEC commissioner

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Rhoda Gumus, a card-carrying member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, as a national commissioner (south-south) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Peoples Gazette had obtained Ms Gumus’ registration documents that confirmed her membership of the ruling party, an action that would violate the Nigerian Constitution if allowed to stand. The […]

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NMDPRA: Buhari asks Senate to confirm his political appointees

The Senate has received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari to confirm five nominees as executive directors of the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA). The request was contained in a letter dated January 31 and read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, at plenary on Wednesday. “In accordance with the provision of […]

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APC senator decries spike in abductions

Senator representing Kebbi central, Adamu Aliero has described the spike in cases of kidnapping across the country as a “national disgrace”. This was stated on Wednesday by Aliero while contributing to a debate on a motion sponsored by Bello Mandiya, senator representing Katsina south. Recall that Mandiya had drawn the attention of his colleagues to the […]

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Buhari to senate: Confirm nominees for NERC, downstream authority

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the senate to confirm nominees for the Nigeria Electricity Regulation Commission (NERC), Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority and the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC). The request for the confirmation of the nominees was contained in three letters read by Senate President Ahmad Lawan on the floor of the […]

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PHOTOS: Embattled Cop Abba Kyari, Obi Cubana, Others Attend Wedding of IGP’s Son

Abba Kyari, the embattled former head of the Nigeria Police Force’s Intelligence Response Team and a popular socialite, Obinna Iyiegbu, better known as Obi Cubana, were some of the guests that attended the wedding of Maina Alkali, the son of the incumbent Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Baba. Kyari had not been seen in public functions […]

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Unlike Biden, Buhari enjoys funding authorisation from lawmakers: Fashola

Nigeria’s Minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, says President Muhammadu Buhari enjoys the approval of lawmakers unlike U.S. President Joe Biden who struggles to get funding authorisation from Congress. Briefing Journalists at the special ministerial conversational conference, Mr Fashola explained that Nigeria was one of several countries across the world having infrastructural challenges. However, […]

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BREAKING: Okorocha officially declares for Presidency

Senator Rochas Okorocha has officially declared to run for Presidency in 2023. The former Imo State governor announced his intention on Wednesday in a letter to the Senate President which was read by Ahmad Lawan at plenary. The lawmaker said he will address a world press conference on Monday 31st January 2022 to officially declare […]

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Fuel subsidy: I’ll consult relevant ministries to clarify FG’s exact position – Lai

Minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed has stated that he will initiate a fact-finding process to determine the federal government’s exact position on the removal of petrol subsidy. This was stated on Wednesday by Mohammed while briefing state house correspondents after a meeting of the federal executive council (FEC) presided over by Vice-President Yemi […]

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Buhari, Osinbajo, Lawan, Gbajabiamila, Others Attend 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day In Abuja (Photos)

  Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari with his vice, Yemi Osinbajo as well as Lawan, Gbajabiamila, others attend 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day in Abuja (photos) The event which is organized every January 15 is to honor the fallen heroes held at the FCT arcade in Abuja. Other important personalities at the celebration include Senate President […]

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N’assembly worried about Nigeria’s borrowings – Lawan

Nigeria’s senate president, Ahmad Lawan has stated that the national assembly is concerned about the country’s level of borrowing. Recall that the director-general of the Debt Management Office (DMO), Patience Oniha disclosed that Nigeria’s public debt is N38.01 trillion or $92.63 billion as of Q3 2021. The Lawan-led national assembly has not declined any request for […]

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