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Meet 3 Senators Who Have Spent More Than 10 Years In The Senate

Nigerians are lucky to have highly experienced lawmakers in the National Assembly. Some senators have spent more than ten years as a lawmaker. This means they have been representing their people in their respective senatorial districts for more than a decade now. Three of the seantors are discussed in this piece of article.

  2 months ago ago
Meet 3 Senators Who Have Spent More Than 10 Years In The Senate

POLITICS

Gov Emmanuel requests FG to reimburse costs for Uyo-Ikot Ekpene Road project

Governor Udom Emmanuel has asked for a refund from the federal government after completing the Uyo-Ikot Ekpene Road in Akwa Ibom state. He said the road which was started during the administration of his predecessor and current Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, is a federal project.

  1 month ago ago
Gov Emmanuel requests FG to reimburse costs for Uyo-Ikot Ekpene Road project

POLITICS

5 Things About Senate President Ahmad Lawan

Senator Lawan has won the Senate Presidential election held on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the State House of Assembly in Abuja.

  9 months ago ago
5 Things About Senate President Ahmad Lawan

POLITICS

Meet the Three Longest Serving Senators in Nigeria and their Achievements

Constitutionally, there is no limit to the numbers of tenures someone can serve in the State or National House of Assembly. Today, I bring to you three federal lawmakers who have been elected for a record fifth time, and have spent 20 years in the National Assembly 1.Senator Ahmed Lawan The current Senate President, 60, represents Yobe North on the platform of the ruling party, APC. He has been in the National Assembly since 1999 on the platform of APP (All Peoples Party) which changed to All Nigeria Peop

  1 year ago ago
Meet the Three Longest Serving Senators in Nigeria and their Achievements

POLITICS

PHOTO NEWS: Senate President Ahmad Lawan Flags Off Free Mass Animal Vaccination In Yobe

President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan yesterday flagged of free mass vaccination for domestic animals across his Yobe North Senatorial District. Besides the Free vaccination for cattle, sheep and goats, the veterinary services also include treatment and medication of major illnesses and treatment and care for sick animals. The ceremony which held in Gashua, his native home, in Yobe state was witnessed by traditional rulers, state government officials, lawmakers, political party leaders and representa

  2 years ago ago
PHOTO NEWS: Senate President Ahmad Lawan Flags Off Free Mass Animal Vaccination In Yobe

POLITICS

Meet The Top 2 Longest Serving National Assembly Members In Nigeria

1. Ahmad Lawan Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan is a Nigerian politician and Senator who serves as the President of the Senate of Nigeria. He represent Yobe North constituency under the flagship of the All Progressive Congress (APC). He was elected to the Senate in 2007 and serves at different capacities in the house during his first tenure as Senator.

  3 months ago ago
Meet The Top 2 Longest Serving National Assembly Members In Nigeria

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Mixed reactions as Buhari writes National Assembly for a fresh N2.3trn loan

The National Assembly which has broad oversight functions and is empowered to establish committees of its members to scrutinise bills and the conduct of government officials had received President Buhari's letter, seeking for their request in fresh new loan.The essence of Loans is to impact a country's economy.

  6 months ago ago
Mixed reactions as Buhari writes National Assembly for a fresh N2.3trn loan

PET-ANIMALS

Yobe North: Senate President’s Mass Animal Vaccination Commences November 30

The Free Mass Animal Vaccination Programme sponsored by the President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan for His Yobe North Senatorial District will commence on November 30 with a flag-off ceremony scheduled to take place at Gajama, along Gashua-Yusufari road in Gashua, Yobe State. Senator Lawan has last month flagged off a free medical outreach and mass animal vaccination programme for his constituents in Yobe State. While the free medical outreach commenced immediately, the Mass Animal Vaccination

  2 years ago ago
Yobe North: Senate President’s Mass Animal Vaccination Commences November 30

POLITICS

Breaking News in Nigeria For This Afternoon (Saturday November 14, 2020)

Senate President Lawan Flags Off Free Treatment Of 11,000 Vulnerable Persons In Yobe. As part of his annual support to the vulnerable persons in his Yobe North senatorial zone, Senate President Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan has on Saturday Flagged off the free treatment for 11,000 persons living with different ailments. He revealed at the Gashua General Hospital, explaining that 5,000 patients with eye-related problems will be treated, undergo surgery while others be given eyeglasses all free of charge. According to him

  1 year ago ago
Breaking News in Nigeria For This Afternoon (Saturday November 14, 2020)

POLITICS

Sen. President, Ahmad Lawan Is 62 Years Old Today, See Birthday Wishes From His Fellow Lawmakers

Today is the 62nd birthday of Senator Ahmad Lawan. He is the president of the 9th Senate. The Nigerian lawmaker representing Yobe North senatorial district was born on January 12, 1959. Before he became a Lawmaker, Senator Ahmad Lawan was a lecturer at Federal University of Maiduguri, Borno State. He holds a bachelor degree in Geography from the University of Maiduguri in 1984. Senator Ahmad Lawan was first elected as a member of the Nigerian senate in 2007. From there, he worked his way to the top and ran

  10 months ago ago
Sen. President, Ahmad Lawan Is 62 Years Old Today, See Birthday Wishes From His Fellow Lawmakers

POLITICS

Senate President launches empowerment and entrepreneurship program, donates material to constituency

Senate President launches Empowerment and entrepreneurship program, donates material to constituency  The Senate President of Nigeria , Ahmad Lawan has launched his empowerment and entrepreneurship program particularly for youths in his constituency of Yobe North.  He distributed materials that include commercial buses, ambulances, irrigation pumping machines, grounding machines and vulcanising machines.  This is contained in a post made available on his official Twitter page. The other materials include

  1 year ago ago
Senate President launches empowerment and entrepreneurship program, donates material to constituency

POLITICS

Good News: Sen. Ahmad Lawan Sponsors Weddings Of 200 Less Privileged, Orphans In His Consituents

As part of livelihood support, President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, Senator Lawan, who has performed with distinction in both Legislative Chambers, chairing several committees including the House Committee on Agriculture (2003-2005) the House Committee on Education (2005-2007). He was Chairman, Senate Committee on Public Accounts (2007-2015). He was also Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence (2015-2017) and served as Chairman of numerous Senate ad hoc committees, including ad hoc committing on Privatisation.

  1 year ago ago
Good News: Sen. Ahmad Lawan Sponsors Weddings Of 200 Less Privileged, Orphans In His Consituents

POLITICS

Photos: Senate President Flags-off 300 Weddings Of Less Privileged Across Yobe North.

Nigeria's Senate President, Sen. Lawan flags-off marriage for 300 couples. The gesture was an initiative of our Leader, the President of the Senate, Distinguished Senator Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, PhD, CON, Sardauna of Bade who pledged to sponsor the marriage ceremony of 50 men and women who are due to marriage in each of the 6 Local Government Areas of Yobe North senatorial district with nobody or means at all to finance their wedding. The districts which comprises six local government areas of Bade, Jakusko, Machina,

  1 year ago ago
Photos: Senate President Flags-off 300 Weddings Of Less Privileged Across Yobe North.

POLITICS

Ahmad Lawan: Giving succor to the needy

By Abubakar Sidiq Usman Yobe North Senatorial district witnessed a breath of fresh air last week with the unveiling of the Free Medical Outreach and Mass Animal Vaccination by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan. Lawan took time off his busy schedule of his office to launch what will remain indelible in the hearts of his constituents. The Free Medical Outreach and Mass Animal Vaccination is sponsored by the Senate President to provide medical treatments and services to his constituents to enabl

  2 years ago ago
Ahmad Lawan: Giving succor to the needy

POLITICS

Emir of Nguru conferred Hon Ahmad Lawan with the traditional title of Nguru Emirate

Yesterday, the Emir of Nguru, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Mai Mustapha Ibn Kyari, conferred Hon Ahmad Lawan with the traditional title of the Mukuddam of Nguru Emirate. The traditional title according to the letter of conferment is for my “recognition, dedication, competency, hardwork, honesty, commitment, transparency and selfless service to Yobe North Senatorial zone, Yobe state and the nation at large.” Although, I have always felt welcome in Nguru, this traditional title of the Mukaddam of Nguru is a

  1 year ago ago
Emir of Nguru conferred Hon Ahmad Lawan with the traditional title of Nguru Emirate

SOCIETY

Latest News Around Nigeria Today

Senate President begins training, empowerment program for 300 less-privileged couples - Vanguard News. President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday, commenced a training and empowerment Programme for beneficiaries of the mass wedding scheme which he recently sponsored for his constituents in Yobe State. The couples numbering 300 who are from less privileged families were drawn from the six Local Government Areas in Yobe North Senatorial District. The six Local Government Areas from which fifty (50) couples

  1 year ago ago
Latest News Around Nigeria Today

HEALTH

Over 1million animals will be freely vaccinated across Yobe North Senatorial Distrist- Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has said that over one million animals will be freely vaccinated across the six Local Govt areas that makes up Yobe North Senatorial District in Yobe State. The ceremony was held in Gashua, his native home, in Yobe state on Saturday According to him "Over one million animals will be vaccinated across the 6 Local Govt areas that makes up Yobe North Senatorial District, a five hundred thousand mark up from a similar exercise held last year. "The veterinary services also in

  2 years ago ago
Over 1million animals will be freely vaccinated across Yobe North Senatorial Distrist- Lawan

POLITICS

IN SEARCH OF A FUTURE WRITTEN IN GOLD?

When in June 2019, the seats in the upper and lower chambers of Nigeria’s National Assembly were up for grabs, some political observers were hopeful – against the norm – that the elections would herald a neoteric dispensation of transformative change agents in both legislative chambers.  As it turned out, Ahmed Lawan (APC), representing Yobe North Senatorial District, emerged as the winner of the elections to the hallowed Senate President’s seat. He polled 79 votes to beat his opponent Ali Ndume (A

  2 years ago ago
IN SEARCH OF A FUTURE WRITTEN IN GOLD?

POLITICS

I promised never to delude individuals who chose me – Lawan

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, said on Friday his invasion into fanatic legislative issues accompanied a pledge never to delude the individuals who chose him.  Lawan, as indicated by an announcement gave by his Special Assistant on Press, Ezrel Tabiowo, said the choice to be straightforward in his dealings was a direct result of his assurance to convey powerful portrayal to his kin and by expansion Nigerians.  The Senate President uncovered this during the conferment of a customary title of Mukaddam of Ng

  1 year ago ago
I promised never to delude individuals who chose me – Lawan