Lawan urges release of N620m for completion of coronavirus isolation centre

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday, urged the Federal Ministry of Finance to release the sum of N620 million to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), for completion of the Gwagwalada Isolation Centre for COVID -19.Lawan made the call shortly after inspecting the centre in Gwagawalada, a suburb of the Federal Capital[...]

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Coronavirus: Lawan calls for more Isolation Centers

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday called for the urgent establishment of more isolation centers across the country as part of proactive measures against any further outbreak of coronavirus in the country.Lawan gave the advice at an interactive session between the senate leadership and officials of the Federal Ministry of Health and Nigerian[...]

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Senate President’s convoy rescues accident victims in Delta

The official convoy of the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday rescued five victims involved in an auto crash along the Onicha-Ugbo – Asaba expressway.  A statement by his media office explained that the convoy arrived at the accident scene in the Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State at about 5.30pm while on[...]

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Breaking: Hate Speech Bill will not be Passed

Following the public outcry that greeted the hate speech bill, the Senate President Ahmed Lawan has said the Senate won’t pass the proposed anti-free speech bills. Lawan made the disclosure in response to a detailed written protest letter against the hate speech bill and anti-social media bill before the senate by the Human Rights Writers[...]

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Senate Screens Last Set of Ministerial Nominees!

The Senate has resumed the screening of the remaining ministerial nominees with the reappointed nominee from Lagos State, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN), appearing before it. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the exercise resumed on Monday at exactly 10.40 a.m. It would be recalled that the screening started on July 24, and so[...]

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Lawan acknowledges Nigeria has over 9million Dropouts

The President of the Senate, Sen. Ahmad Lawan has decried the glowing population of Nigerian children who are currently out of school, which he said stood at 10 million. Lawan said this on Tuesday, while reading his welcome address at the plenary. He said that the issue of children dropping out of schools was a[...]

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Breaking: Lawan thrashes Ndume and Emerges as 9th Senate President!

SENATE Leader in the 8th, Senator Ahmad Lawan, APC, Yobe North has been elected the Senate President for the 9th Senate. Lawan emerges having scored a total vote of 79 He defeated his co contender, former Senate President for the 9th Senate, Senator Ali Ndume, APC, Borno South. Ndume polled 28 Votes. Announcing the result,[...]

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