Ahmed Lawan

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Ahmed Lawan said : “We passed several resolutions as part of our legislative interventions and kept engaging with the Executive in order to achieve the desired outcome,” External link

leadership Sunday, June 20, 2021 8:42:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “So you should continue to pray for us. You should continue to advise us. You should continue to ensure that we don’t derail,” External link

authorityngr Saturday, June 19, 2021 8:54:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan noted : "About 355 bills have gone through first reading, 175 have gone through second reading and have been referred to the relevant committees for further legislative business, while 11 Bills referred by the House of Representatives for concurrence have also been passed," External link

allafrica Saturday, June 19, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan noted : “About 355 bills have gone through first reading, 175 have gone through second reading and have been referred to the relevant committees for further legislative business, while 11 Bills referred by the House of Representatives for concurrence have also been passed,” External link

premiumtimesng Friday, June 18, 2021 3:31:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “These are outstanding records considering emergencies, like the COVID-19 pandemic that we confronted,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:20:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “In our Legislative Agenda, we had also promised to create a legal environment conducive for ease of doing business. We kept this promise by passing the Companies and Allied Matters Act, Cap C20 LFN 2004 (Repeal and Reenactment) Bill 2019 (SB.270),” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:20:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about National Health ) : “Hate speech (bill) is one issue that has elicited so much reaction from Nigerians. Personally, I am happy that everybody is talking. It is not up to members of the National Assembly alone to deal with the hate speech bill. Like I said at the beginning, it is for every interested person. If you say the hate speech bill should not pass, when they would conduct the public hearing, get as many people against the hate speech bill as possible to attend the public hearing and make their case” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:20:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We assure fellow citizens that we shall remain focused in our remaining years on other items on our legislative agenda, as they are geared towards reforming our system, and improving the wellbeing of our people. We call for patience, tolerance and understanding in the steady effort to improve our nation. Our differences should be our strength, realizing that we are better staying together in peace and harmony, love and prosperity,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:20:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “our expectation is that we’ll pass the PIB within this month of June” External link

theafricareport Monday, June 14, 2021 7:23:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “I’m sure that at the end of the day, the National Assembly will give this country the kind of legal framework to regulate the oil industry … Companies will be able to attract more funds to this sector, because it’s going to be very profitable,” External link

theafricareport Monday, June 14, 2021 7:23:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We kept this promise by passing the Companies and Allied Matters Act, Cap C20 LFN 2004 (Repeal and Reenactment) Bill 2019 (SB.270)” External link

leadership Sunday, June 13, 2021 11:12:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Our armed forces deserve the support of all Nigerians. We have to give them adequate resources to protect the country because everything needs peace and security,” External link

thenationonlineng Saturday, June 12, 2021 8:00:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan explained : “That also includes request for loans guaranteed by the Federal Government for some states. The N32 trillion you are talking about is not all Federal Government debts. Part of it belongs to the states, only that the Federal Government gives the guarantee,” External link

ngrguardiannews Saturday, June 12, 2021 6:15:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan stated : “The ninth Senate has, for instance, been decisive in its interventions on the problem of insecurity. We minced no words in calling on Mr. President to inject fresh energies into our armed forces to bring in new initiatives in the fight against insurgency, banditry and kidnappings,” External link

ngrguardiannews Saturday, June 12, 2021 6:15:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan stated : “In fact, what we have is not the kind of infrastructure that will boost our economy. So we can’t raise taxes, the option is to borrow and to borrow responsibly,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, June 11, 2021 11:25:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, had informed Nigerians that the government and managers of Twitter were finding ways to resolve the matter. ” External link

guardian-ng Friday, June 11, 2021 11:25:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “The face-off between the federal government and the social media network, Twitter is an impasse that would soon be resolved,” “The Honourable Minister of Information and National Orientation has informed Nigerians that they are talking to Twitter. But our belief is that Nigeria needs Twitter just as Twitter needs Nigeria. Our expectation was that this discussion will resolve the dispute. But beyond that, I am an optimist and I believe all of us have learnt our lessons” External link

tribuneonlineng Friday, June 11, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “At the outset of our journey, we developed a comprehensive Legislative Agenda to guide us in the pursuit of our constitutional mandates of lawmaking, representation and oversight,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, June 9, 2021 10:24:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We kept this promise by passing the Companies and Allied Matters Act, Cap C20 LFN 2004 (Repeal and Reenactment) Bill 2019 (SB.270)” External link

leadership Wednesday, June 9, 2021 9:19:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “before I put the question let me clarify an issue. The nominees are not State resident Commissioners. They are National Commissioners and there was no change, so they are not resident Electoral Commissioners. I think we need to clear that area” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:28:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “The key focus areas of the Agenda are the economy, security, constitution amendment, anti-corruption legislation, judiciary reform, electoral reforms, and socio-economic development through poverty alleviation, jobs creation, education and healthcare. Permit me, therefore, to examine some of the interventions we have made in those areas” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:28:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “At the outset of our journey, we developed a comprehensive Legislative Agenda to guide us in the pursuit of our constitutional mandates of lawmaking, representation and oversight,” External link

pulse Wednesday, June 9, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “At the outset of our journey, we developed a comprehensive Legislative Agenda to guide us in the pursuit of our constitutional mandates of lawmaking, representation and oversight,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, June 9, 2021 5:49:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We have to do everything that is necessary to continue to ensure that security and stability, diverse communities need to be carried along” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, June 8, 2021 8:10:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We have been able to achieve consultation on PIB and we are working with the joint committee and, hopefully, the bill will be passed in June,” External link

leadership Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:44:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “The task is for us, legislators, to inform Nigerians of what we do but you can do that even better because you are journalists and your media houses are there for people to listen to and we believe this is going to be a win-win for both the Senate and House of Representatives Press Corps and members of the National Assembly as well,” External link

leadership Monday, June 7, 2021 11:12:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Nigeria Army ) : “The Nigerian Airforce and the Nigeria Navy soon decide on their universities. The army university should be strictly on army issues,” External link

authorityngr Monday, June 7, 2021 8:42:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Nigeria Army ) : “The entire defence related institutions should be under the ministry of defense. The Nigerian Navy and the Nigeria Airforce universities must be established with a clear purpose to avoid duplication,” External link

authorityngr Monday, June 7, 2021 8:42:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “When SARS turned against the people, it was right for the people to protest peacefully,” External link

authorityngr Monday, June 7, 2021 1:48:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan noted : “With her latest feat, the former Nigerian Minister of Finance and Managing Director of the World Bank has again brought honour to Nigeria, Africa and women everywhere,” External link

authorityngr Sunday, June 6, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Leader you can second to the motion and if you have a few things to say because we are out of time,” External link

leadership Sunday, June 6, 2021 9:06:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We need to be committed, we need to be very serious, and this is the essence of our oversight, but because it is very important, we decided that the leadership of the Senate should lead this oversight,” External link

authorityngr Sunday, June 6, 2021 3:33:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan told : “It is a constitutional and legitimate agitation. Nigerians should take the opportunity of the constitutional review process that the Ninth Senate and indeed the National Assembly have embarked upon,” External link

dailytrust Saturday, June 5, 2021 9:35:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan told : “It is a constitutional and legitimate agitation. Nigerians should take the opportunity of the constitutional review process that the Ninth Senate and indeed the National Assembly have embarked upon,” External link

dailytrust Saturday, June 5, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “All previous actions are null and void. We don’t recognise them. You and your committee engage and start afresh,” External link

authorityngr Friday, June 4, 2021 11:26:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “When law and order succumb to anarchy, even lawmakers, journalists and journalism are endangered” External link

authorityngr Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:17:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We believe that in addition to the oil sector, those non-oil sector revenue generation agencies can meet their targets and even do better than the targets,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, June 3, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “This is not a probe. This is not an investigation. Its just to enhance your capacity, your ability and your drive to do your work and discharge your mandate,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, June 3, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “It is our responsibility as a parliament to continue to enlighten the people that we represent on what is expected of us” External link

authorityngr Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:14:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “This particular (HND discrimination) issue has been on the front burner for a long time,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 4:37:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We are in support of creating an ECOWAS Parliament that has members that will be directly elected into the parliament so that the ordinary people will have a complete attachment with those that represent them in ECOWAS Parliament,” External link

punchng Wednesday, June 2, 2021 9:25:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “A formal relationship was established in 1960 and we cherish this very good relation. The affinity between our two countries is very deep and we really cherish that. We take it very seriously that we will continue to be good neighbours,” External link

punchng Wednesday, June 2, 2021 9:25:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We believe that together we can finish the insurgency in our region. We should continue to be determined that this war with insurgents is something our countries can win and that we will continue to support each other,” External link

punchng Wednesday, June 2, 2021 9:25:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Let me say that we have observed about six one-minute silences and most of it was to pray for the repose of the souls of Nigerians who were murdered or killed by criminals. It is very important that we step up our legislative intervention in ensuring that we protect the lives and properties of Nigerians to reduce the incidence of one-minute silence” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “The Intervention of the state government is most relevant now but for it to have a positive impact, the affected communities must give their unalloyed cooperation to the investigating authorities,” External link

authorityngr Tuesday, June 1, 2021 9:08:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “The Committee on Security will soon finish their work before we know what to do further. Of course, there is no day that passed without a security breach in one way or the order,” External link

authorityngr Tuesday, June 1, 2021 7:36:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Infact, some of our states have been in a very difficult situation before the outbreak of Coronavirus and such interventions will definitely help,” External link

authorityngr Monday, May 31, 2021 10:11:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We must ensure that these Interventions have very clear and definite measurable targets. We shouldn’t just throw money and there and then we don’t see anything because the National Assembly will ensure that it monitors every single Kobo if and when the proposal is endorsed,” External link

authorityngr Monday, May 31, 2021 10:11:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “This can hardly happen in an atmosphere of strife, cross-border crimes like banditry, insurgency, drug trafficking, and ceaseless ethno-religious struggles, amidst others,” External link

leadership Sunday, May 30, 2021 9:21:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Once the leaders are united, it makes it much easier for the followership to remain united and supportive so that reaching the promise land can be quite easy,” External link

authorityngr Friday, May 28, 2021 1:13:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Let us all remain ever conscious of our duty to bring up our children with the right orientation and to bequeath to them a peaceful and prosperous society,” External link

dailypost Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:43:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about National Health ) : “And of course, legislation is not for members of the National Assembly to do alone. Legislation is for stakeholders, key stakeholders particularly, to contribute,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, May 27, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We will equally maintain oversight of government interventions to ensure comprehensive reporting on how funds and other resources were utilised by relevant government agencies during the pandemic,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, May 27, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “And of course, legislation is not for members of the National Assembly to do alone. Legislation is for stakeholders, key stakeholders particularly, to contribute,” External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:47:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We will equally maintain oversight of government interventions to ensure comprehensive reporting on how funds and other resources were utilised by relevant government agencies during the pandemic,” External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:47:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “And of course, legislation is not for members of the National Assembly to do alone. Legislation is for stakeholders, key stakeholders particularly, to contribute,” External link

dailypost Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We will equally maintain oversight of government interventions to ensure comprehensive reporting on how funds and other resources were utilised by relevant government agencies during the pandemic,” External link

dailypost Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “I took the first jab of the vaccine early last month and getting prepared for the second jab next week. It has no any adverse effects as earlier rumoured in some quarters. So all Nigerians should feel free to get vaccinated against the dreaded virus” External link

dailypost Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan added : “Life is more important than anything, so we need to protect the lives of Nigerians who have sent us here,” External link

authorityngr Wednesday, May 26, 2021 2:02:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “I think time has come for us to redefine the implementation of the Social Intervention Programme, probably going out to communities to give them N20,000 per person might not be the best way to go. It is still an effort, but I think we need a better approach that will be more efficient,” External link

authorityngr Monday, May 24, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “We have been working on the Electoral Amendment Bill. It is also in our programme. We will be able to pass it before we go on summer break. We are hopeful that we would be able to pass the bill before the end of June,” External link

dailytrust Sunday, May 23, 2021 8:04:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Muhammadu Buhari ) : “I commiserate with the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Muhammadu Buhari, and the families of the deceased over the tragic incident and wish the departed souls eternal peace,” External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, May 22, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Muhammadu Buhari ) : “I commiserate with the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Muhammadu Buhari and the families of the deceased over the tragic incident and wish the departed souls eternal peace,” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, May 22, 2021 1:15:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Muhammadu Buhari ) : “I commiserate with the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Muhammadu Buhari, and the families of the deceased over the tragic incident and wish the departed souls eternal peace,” External link

punchng Saturday, May 22, 2021 10:03:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Muhammadu Buhari ) : “I commiserate with the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Muhammadu Buhari and the families of the deceased over the tragic incident and wish the departed souls eternal peace,” External link

leadership Saturday, May 22, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We shall be devoting the entire week to the constitution review exercise,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, May 20, 2021 8:27:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “That does not stop anyone from being critical but when you are critical of us, tell us how we can be better. Don’t just call people name because you have access to some media houses. Tell us where we are wrong so that we can improve and do better. That is what we want because the business of governance is everybody’s business even though responsibilities are cut for different arms of government and even for citizens,” External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, May 20, 2021 4:11:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We shall be devoting the entire week to the constitution review exercise,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, May 19, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “I believe that, as leaders, especially those of us who are elected into office should not be at the forefront of calling for this kind of thing (restructuring),” “Because, even if you are a governor, you are supposed to be working hard in your state to ensure that this restructuring you are calling for at the federal level, you have done it in your state as well” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, May 18, 2021 10:21:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “I believe that when somebody calls for improving the structure that we have, it is a genuine call,” “But I want to advice here, I believe that as leaders those of us who were elected must not be at the forefront of calling for this kind of thing because even if you are a governor, you are supposed to be working hard in your state to ensure that this restructuring you are calling for at the federal level you have done it in your state as well” External link

guardian-ng Monday, May 17, 2021 5:44:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “I believe that when somebody calls for improving the structure that we have, it is a genuine call,” “But I want to advice here, I believe that as leaders those of us who were elected must not be at the forefront of calling for this kind of thing because even if you are a governor, you are supposed to be working hard in your state to ensure that this restructuring you are calling for at the federal level you have done it in your state as well” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, May 17, 2021 5:31:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We need to have a proper role given to them, and more especially, in the current security situation. I’m sure that the traditional rulers can provide a lot of support for government and security agencies in fighting the challenges of insecurity that we have today,” External link

authorityngr Sunday, May 16, 2021 9:40:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We must never neglect the local government system. We must go back to our local government system to ensure they’re autonomous and functional,” External link

dailytrust Friday, May 14, 2021 6:24:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We must never neglect the local government system. We must go back to our local government system to ensure they are autonomous and functional,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:30:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan added : “We should avoid regionalism. We are all leaders and we are in this together. The solutions to our challenges must come from us regardless of what level of government we are, whether at the federal, state or the local government level. I believe that Nigeria is going to come out of these challenges stronger” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:30:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan added : “Let us remain strong in our hope that Nigeria will become what we fervently want it to be: a nation that fills its citizens with happiness and pride,” External link

leadership Thursday, May 13, 2021 6:16:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Of course, in the last Senate, all the processes were conducted on this bill, so there will be no need for us to waste too much time on it,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, May 13, 2021 5:51:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Let us remain strong in our hope that Nigeria will become what we fervently want it to be: a nation that fills its citizens with happiness and pride,” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, May 12, 2021 9:59:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Let us remain strong in our hope that Nigeria will become what we fervently want it to be: a nation that fills its citizens with happiness and pride,” External link

leadership Wednesday, May 12, 2021 2:55:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “It is additionally a reminder of the multiple avenues for empowering youths across Nigeria. We cannot overstate the fact that youths are a crucial category in the nation’s population. They are full of energy and are hopeful for the future,” External link

authorityngr Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:39:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Yobe State ) : “Training 1000 youths in Yobe State is not just a milestone, but part of a concerted effort at improving living conditions. We urge beneficiaries to be committed, and to complete the training with resounding success,” External link

authorityngr Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:39:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “In the laws we enact, in the oversight and representations we undertake, the wellbeing of the Nigerian people will always be our priority,” External link

leadership Monday, May 10, 2021 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “To effectively address the crisis of confidence between the Senate and the general public, the 9th Senate shall adopt a transparent and accountable system that offers full disclosure of its budget in terms of personnel costs, operational expenses and other expenditure,” External link

leadership Monday, May 10, 2021 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “If you are going to serve the same people under the same government, you are not supposed to be going towards a different direction. It means you have to come together in such a manner that is characterised by mutual respect, partnership and cooperation. I have been in the National Assembly for a very long time to see what the hostility and rancorous relationship can lead to and what good relationship could bring,” External link

leadership Monday, May 10, 2021 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan added : “For those who are in the habit of saying rubber stamp; either they don’t understand what the legislature is supposed to do, or some of them are mischievous or some of them are in opposition to government and therefore, they will be happier to see disputations, conflicts, disagreements and chaos and the consequent lack of productivity in the National Assembly or the Senate particularly,” External link

leadership Monday, May 10, 2021 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Even on recess, we will still do our legislative work because this is a full time job. The parliament and parliamentarians are always the first place of call when there is distress. Nigerians will always remember the National Assembly and the National Assembly members. We will continue to be available to our constituents and we should continue to do our best,” External link

leadership Monday, May 10, 2021 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “All of us believe in fighting corruption, we should work to improve the office and operations of the Auditor-General for the Federation,” External link

authorityngr Sunday, May 9, 2021 10:53:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Our committee on INEC will still have to do some little work and we hope to pass the Electoral Act amendment before we go on summer recess,” External link

leadership Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:24:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan added : “The parliament and parliamentarians are always the first place of call when there is distress. Nigerians will always remember the National Assembly and the National Assembly members. We will continue to be available to our constituents and we should continue to do our best,” External link

leadership Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:24:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Finance Act ) : “But the fact that it was assented to, and even when they discovered that there were loopholes that we needed to clarify with the bill or the Act to take effect from February 1, and I believe there were some definitions, especially what happens in the case of Animal Feeds and so on, and they felt to still come back to the legislature, I think is something that we should celebrate,” External link

authorityngr Saturday, May 8, 2021 6:57:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Pastor Enock Adeboye ) : “May God Almighty comfort the highly respected Pastor, his family and the entire members of his flock over this great loss and repose the soul of the deceased in eternal bliss,” External link

leadership Friday, May 7, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “It is still our desire and determination to pass the PIB before the end of May,” External link

leadership Friday, May 7, 2021 2:40:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Pastor Enock Adeboye ) : “May God Almighty comfort the highly respected Pastor, his family and the entire members of his flock over this great loss and repose the soul of the deceased in eternal bliss,” External link

dailypost Thursday, May 6, 2021 11:41:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Governance requires that we work together, so we want to listen to those things that you have on your side and how we can also play our constitutional role in ensuring that Nigerians continue to benefit from governance and how we are able to weather the storm created by COVID-19,” External link

thesourceng Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:16:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We pray that at the end of this interaction, we will see better ways and means of providing the necessary provision of resources to enable our armed forces continue with national cause to provide national security that we need to protect the lives and property of citizens to stabilise our environment for economy to receive better investments for this country; to be a hub for investments that will provide employment opportunities to our teeming youths,” External link

leadership Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:45:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “It is also the attitude of our country to come in support of countries and our friends. So when we have issues like this that require emphathy and support of our country, we will look into it definitely with a view to finding some kind of support for the Island,” External link

leadership Thursday, May 6, 2021 11:24:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “When we sit here at the National Assembly, we represent every Nigerian wherever that Nigerian is. Therefore, it is our responsibility and obligation to take all the necessary measures to ensure that the Nigerian students who are trapped are brought back safely to Nigeria until the situation is remedied,” External link

punchng Thursday, May 6, 2021 7:28:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “When we sit here at the National Assembly, we represent every Nigerian wherever that Nigerian is. Therefore, it is our responsibility and obligation to take all the necessary measures to ensure that the Nigerian students who are trapped are brought back safely to Nigeria until the situation is remedied,” External link

punchng Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:23:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “It is also the attitude of our country to come in support of countries and our friends. So when we have issues like this that require empathy and support of our country, we will look into it definitely with a view to finding some kind of support for the Island,” External link

dailypost Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:56:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “It is also the attitude of our country to come in support of countries and our friends. So when we have issues like this that require emphathy and support of our country, we will look into it definitely with a view to finding some kind of support for the Island,” External link

leadership Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:47:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Mallam Kyari played his role well and will always be appreciated, more so now that the Almighty Allah has called time on his earthly sojourn,” External link

authorityngr Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:18:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Commission ) : “Otherwise, for him to be there seven years acting, and then fours years – that is eleven years – running that Commission, probably he did it as a Sole Administrator over the years, and is simply not acceptable because the Fiscal Responsibility Commission is such an important Commission that we need to have everybody who is supposed to be there, and they have to sit up, especially the man who would lead this,” External link

authorityngr Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “My belief is that the menace of fake news is capable of eroding the integrity and credibility of the media in general, and this should not be allowed to happen,” External link

channelstv Monday, May 3, 2021 11:32:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “My belief is that the menace of fake news is capable of eroding the integrity and credibility of the media in general, and this should not be allowed to happen,” External link

leadership Monday, May 3, 2021 12:05:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “My belief is that the menace of fake news is capable of eroding the integrity and credibility of the media in general, and this should not be allowed to happen,” External link

guardian-ng Sunday, May 2, 2021 7:49:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “It is very important, it is not enough for us to approve, but we should also know when we are able to access such loans” External link

dailypost Saturday, May 1, 2021 12:56:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We will miss her forever as she was a proud Mother to all Nigerians,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, April 29, 2021 9:48:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Are you challenging the ruling that the ‘yes’ had it? That is your opinion… This is something the majority of our colleagues have voted for, let’s allow this thing to be implemented, if there’s any difficulty then come back” External link

leadership Thursday, April 29, 2021 6:05:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan replied : “Thank you very much Bassey, when it’s time to legislate, we all come here with a very clear mind, that we are doing this for our country. We don’t have any interest but national interest when the majority of our colleagues here in their judgement feel this is the right thing to do” External link

leadership Thursday, April 29, 2021 6:05:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Oliver Twist ) : “Like Oliver Twist, we will ask for more support in the areas of weapons, training that we have been receiving from you” External link

dailypost Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:31:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We have a very long standing with Britain and we appreciate what you have been able to do so far but we need more support,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, April 28, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “On the Electoral Amendment Bill, we have been working on that. It is also our programme that we are able to pass it before we go on summer break. We are hopeful that we will be able to pass the bill before the end of June,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, April 28, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “On the Electoral Ammendment Bill, we have been working on that. It is also our programme that we are able to pass it before we go on summer break. We are hopeful that we will be able to pass the Bill before the end of June,” External link

leadership Wednesday, April 28, 2021 2:17:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan added : “We have a very long standing relationship with Britain and we appreciate what you have been able to do so far but we need more support,” External link

leadership Wednesday, April 28, 2021 2:17:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Is there anyone that is better in fighting corruption than we are? So, we are genuinely anti-corruption fighters and we go all the way,” External link

leadership Wednesday, April 28, 2021 1:20:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “On the Electoral Amendment Bill, we have been working on that. It is also our programme, we will be able to pass it before we go on summer break. We are hopeful that we will be able to pass the bill before the end of June,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, April 28, 2021 12:40:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “With this oath taking, the Imo North Senatorial District is fully represented,” External link

leadership Tuesday, April 27, 2021 3:02:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “It is very important, it is not enough for us to approve, but we should also know when we are able to access such loans” External link

dailypost Tuesday, April 27, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “I have participated in several elections since 1999 and none of them has been the same. I have had different experiences. It means we always have some new emerging problems,” External link

leadership Sunday, April 25, 2021 4:22:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “It is very important, it is not enough for us to approve, but we should also know when we are able to access such loans” External link

dailypost Wednesday, April 21, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “It is very important, it is not enough for us to approve, but we should also know when we are able to access such loans” External link

dailypost Wednesday, April 21, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan déclaré : "Nous avons assez affronté.... Ces meurtres doivent cesser " External link

bbc-french-africa Wednesday, September 4, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT



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Femi Falana said ( about Ahmed Lawan ) : “At the same time, a programme of employment or unemployment allowance should be instituted. All fraudulently privatised enterprises should be reversed as recommended by the Senate Committee headed by Senator Ahmed Lawan (now Senate President) in 2011,” External link

punchng Sunday, April 25, 2021 10:05:00 PM EAT

Abdullahi Adamu said ( about Ahmed Lawan ) : “The President made it clear that he wants to retire quietly to his home, on the basis of which he is going to work very hard these four years since Nigerians have given him this opportunity, to leave a lasting legacy behind. The President’s statement clearly shows that he is a full democrat who knows that our constitution only provides for second term which he has gotten, and for which he is grateful to Nigerians. Therefore, to come back to say that Senator Ahmad Lawan will amend the constitution to keep him in office beyond 2023 is just the height of evil thinking and bad politics taken too far. The public should discountenance that and focus on supporting a very genuine and transparent process that will lead to the emergence of our own choice leaders as Senators-elect when the 9th Senate unveils” External link

thesourceng Wednesday, April 14, 2021 8:56:00 AM EAT

Abdullahi Adamu said ( about Ahmed Lawan ) : “The President made it clear that he wants to retire quietly to his home, on the basis of which he is going to work very hard these four years since Nigerians have given him this opportunity, to leave a lasting legacy behind. The President’s statement clearly shows that he is a full democrat who knows that our constitution only provides for second term which he has gotten, and for which he is grateful to Nigerians. Therefore, to come back to say that Senator Ahmad Lawan will amend the constitution to keep him in office beyond 2023 is just the height of evil thinking and bad politics taken too far. The public should discountenance that and focus on supporting a very genuine and transparent process that will lead to the emergence of our own choice leaders as Senators-elect when the 9th Senate unveils” External link

thesourceng Sunday, March 21, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT

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Ahmed Lawan said : “We passed several resolutions as part of our legislative interventions and kept engaging with the Executive in order to achieve the desired outcome,” External link

leadership Sunday, June 20, 2021 8:42:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “So you should continue to pray for us. You should continue to advise us. You should continue to ensure that we don’t derail,” External link

authorityngr Saturday, June 19, 2021 8:54:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan noted : "About 355 bills have gone through first reading, 175 have gone through second reading and have been referred to the relevant committees for further legislative business, while 11 Bills referred by the House of Representatives for concurrence have also been passed," External link

allafrica Saturday, June 19, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan noted : “About 355 bills have gone through first reading, 175 have gone through second reading and have been referred to the relevant committees for further legislative business, while 11 Bills referred by the House of Representatives for concurrence have also been passed,” External link

premiumtimesng Friday, June 18, 2021 3:31:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “These are outstanding records considering emergencies, like the COVID-19 pandemic that we confronted,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:20:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “In our Legislative Agenda, we had also promised to create a legal environment conducive for ease of doing business. We kept this promise by passing the Companies and Allied Matters Act, Cap C20 LFN 2004 (Repeal and Reenactment) Bill 2019 (SB.270),” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:20:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about National Health ) : “Hate speech (bill) is one issue that has elicited so much reaction from Nigerians. Personally, I am happy that everybody is talking. It is not up to members of the National Assembly alone to deal with the hate speech bill. Like I said at the beginning, it is for every interested person. If you say the hate speech bill should not pass, when they would conduct the public hearing, get as many people against the hate speech bill as possible to attend the public hearing and make their case” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:20:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We assure fellow citizens that we shall remain focused in our remaining years on other items on our legislative agenda, as they are geared towards reforming our system, and improving the wellbeing of our people. We call for patience, tolerance and understanding in the steady effort to improve our nation. Our differences should be our strength, realizing that we are better staying together in peace and harmony, love and prosperity,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:20:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “our expectation is that we’ll pass the PIB within this month of June” External link

theafricareport Monday, June 14, 2021 7:23:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “I’m sure that at the end of the day, the National Assembly will give this country the kind of legal framework to regulate the oil industry … Companies will be able to attract more funds to this sector, because it’s going to be very profitable,” External link

theafricareport Monday, June 14, 2021 7:23:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We kept this promise by passing the Companies and Allied Matters Act, Cap C20 LFN 2004 (Repeal and Reenactment) Bill 2019 (SB.270)” External link

leadership Sunday, June 13, 2021 11:12:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Our armed forces deserve the support of all Nigerians. We have to give them adequate resources to protect the country because everything needs peace and security,” External link

thenationonlineng Saturday, June 12, 2021 8:00:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan explained : “That also includes request for loans guaranteed by the Federal Government for some states. The N32 trillion you are talking about is not all Federal Government debts. Part of it belongs to the states, only that the Federal Government gives the guarantee,” External link

ngrguardiannews Saturday, June 12, 2021 6:15:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan stated : “The ninth Senate has, for instance, been decisive in its interventions on the problem of insecurity. We minced no words in calling on Mr. President to inject fresh energies into our armed forces to bring in new initiatives in the fight against insurgency, banditry and kidnappings,” External link

ngrguardiannews Saturday, June 12, 2021 6:15:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan stated : “In fact, what we have is not the kind of infrastructure that will boost our economy. So we can’t raise taxes, the option is to borrow and to borrow responsibly,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, June 11, 2021 11:25:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, had informed Nigerians that the government and managers of Twitter were finding ways to resolve the matter. ” External link

guardian-ng Friday, June 11, 2021 11:25:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “The face-off between the federal government and the social media network, Twitter is an impasse that would soon be resolved,” “The Honourable Minister of Information and National Orientation has informed Nigerians that they are talking to Twitter. But our belief is that Nigeria needs Twitter just as Twitter needs Nigeria. Our expectation was that this discussion will resolve the dispute. But beyond that, I am an optimist and I believe all of us have learnt our lessons” External link

tribuneonlineng Friday, June 11, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “At the outset of our journey, we developed a comprehensive Legislative Agenda to guide us in the pursuit of our constitutional mandates of lawmaking, representation and oversight,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, June 9, 2021 10:24:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We kept this promise by passing the Companies and Allied Matters Act, Cap C20 LFN 2004 (Repeal and Reenactment) Bill 2019 (SB.270)” External link

leadership Wednesday, June 9, 2021 9:19:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “before I put the question let me clarify an issue. The nominees are not State resident Commissioners. They are National Commissioners and there was no change, so they are not resident Electoral Commissioners. I think we need to clear that area” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:28:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “The key focus areas of the Agenda are the economy, security, constitution amendment, anti-corruption legislation, judiciary reform, electoral reforms, and socio-economic development through poverty alleviation, jobs creation, education and healthcare. Permit me, therefore, to examine some of the interventions we have made in those areas” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:28:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “At the outset of our journey, we developed a comprehensive Legislative Agenda to guide us in the pursuit of our constitutional mandates of lawmaking, representation and oversight,” External link

pulse Wednesday, June 9, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “At the outset of our journey, we developed a comprehensive Legislative Agenda to guide us in the pursuit of our constitutional mandates of lawmaking, representation and oversight,” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, June 9, 2021 5:49:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We have to do everything that is necessary to continue to ensure that security and stability, diverse communities need to be carried along” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, June 8, 2021 8:10:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We have been able to achieve consultation on PIB and we are working with the joint committee and, hopefully, the bill will be passed in June,” External link

leadership Tuesday, June 8, 2021 4:44:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “The task is for us, legislators, to inform Nigerians of what we do but you can do that even better because you are journalists and your media houses are there for people to listen to and we believe this is going to be a win-win for both the Senate and House of Representatives Press Corps and members of the National Assembly as well,” External link

leadership Monday, June 7, 2021 11:12:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Nigeria Army ) : “The Nigerian Airforce and the Nigeria Navy soon decide on their universities. The army university should be strictly on army issues,” External link

authorityngr Monday, June 7, 2021 8:42:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Nigeria Army ) : “The entire defence related institutions should be under the ministry of defense. The Nigerian Navy and the Nigeria Airforce universities must be established with a clear purpose to avoid duplication,” External link

authorityngr Monday, June 7, 2021 8:42:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “When SARS turned against the people, it was right for the people to protest peacefully,” External link

authorityngr Monday, June 7, 2021 1:48:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan noted : “With her latest feat, the former Nigerian Minister of Finance and Managing Director of the World Bank has again brought honour to Nigeria, Africa and women everywhere,” External link

authorityngr Sunday, June 6, 2021 1:30:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Leader you can second to the motion and if you have a few things to say because we are out of time,” External link

leadership Sunday, June 6, 2021 9:06:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We need to be committed, we need to be very serious, and this is the essence of our oversight, but because it is very important, we decided that the leadership of the Senate should lead this oversight,” External link

authorityngr Sunday, June 6, 2021 3:33:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan told : “It is a constitutional and legitimate agitation. Nigerians should take the opportunity of the constitutional review process that the Ninth Senate and indeed the National Assembly have embarked upon,” External link

dailytrust Saturday, June 5, 2021 9:35:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan told : “It is a constitutional and legitimate agitation. Nigerians should take the opportunity of the constitutional review process that the Ninth Senate and indeed the National Assembly have embarked upon,” External link

dailytrust Saturday, June 5, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “All previous actions are null and void. We don’t recognise them. You and your committee engage and start afresh,” External link

authorityngr Friday, June 4, 2021 11:26:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “When law and order succumb to anarchy, even lawmakers, journalists and journalism are endangered” External link

authorityngr Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:17:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We believe that in addition to the oil sector, those non-oil sector revenue generation agencies can meet their targets and even do better than the targets,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, June 3, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “This is not a probe. This is not an investigation. Its just to enhance your capacity, your ability and your drive to do your work and discharge your mandate,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, June 3, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “It is our responsibility as a parliament to continue to enlighten the people that we represent on what is expected of us” External link

authorityngr Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:14:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “This particular (HND discrimination) issue has been on the front burner for a long time,” External link

ngrguardiannews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 4:37:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We are in support of creating an ECOWAS Parliament that has members that will be directly elected into the parliament so that the ordinary people will have a complete attachment with those that represent them in ECOWAS Parliament,” External link

punchng Wednesday, June 2, 2021 9:25:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “A formal relationship was established in 1960 and we cherish this very good relation. The affinity between our two countries is very deep and we really cherish that. We take it very seriously that we will continue to be good neighbours,” External link

punchng Wednesday, June 2, 2021 9:25:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We believe that together we can finish the insurgency in our region. We should continue to be determined that this war with insurgents is something our countries can win and that we will continue to support each other,” External link

punchng Wednesday, June 2, 2021 9:25:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Let me say that we have observed about six one-minute silences and most of it was to pray for the repose of the souls of Nigerians who were murdered or killed by criminals. It is very important that we step up our legislative intervention in ensuring that we protect the lives and properties of Nigerians to reduce the incidence of one-minute silence” External link

guardian-ng Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “The Intervention of the state government is most relevant now but for it to have a positive impact, the affected communities must give their unalloyed cooperation to the investigating authorities,” External link

authorityngr Tuesday, June 1, 2021 9:08:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “The Committee on Security will soon finish their work before we know what to do further. Of course, there is no day that passed without a security breach in one way or the order,” External link

authorityngr Tuesday, June 1, 2021 7:36:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Infact, some of our states have been in a very difficult situation before the outbreak of Coronavirus and such interventions will definitely help,” External link

authorityngr Monday, May 31, 2021 10:11:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We must ensure that these Interventions have very clear and definite measurable targets. We shouldn’t just throw money and there and then we don’t see anything because the National Assembly will ensure that it monitors every single Kobo if and when the proposal is endorsed,” External link

authorityngr Monday, May 31, 2021 10:11:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “This can hardly happen in an atmosphere of strife, cross-border crimes like banditry, insurgency, drug trafficking, and ceaseless ethno-religious struggles, amidst others,” External link

leadership Sunday, May 30, 2021 9:21:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Once the leaders are united, it makes it much easier for the followership to remain united and supportive so that reaching the promise land can be quite easy,” External link

authorityngr Friday, May 28, 2021 1:13:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Let us all remain ever conscious of our duty to bring up our children with the right orientation and to bequeath to them a peaceful and prosperous society,” External link

dailypost Thursday, May 27, 2021 3:43:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about National Health ) : “And of course, legislation is not for members of the National Assembly to do alone. Legislation is for stakeholders, key stakeholders particularly, to contribute,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, May 27, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We will equally maintain oversight of government interventions to ensure comprehensive reporting on how funds and other resources were utilised by relevant government agencies during the pandemic,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, May 27, 2021 8:41:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “And of course, legislation is not for members of the National Assembly to do alone. Legislation is for stakeholders, key stakeholders particularly, to contribute,” External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:47:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We will equally maintain oversight of government interventions to ensure comprehensive reporting on how funds and other resources were utilised by relevant government agencies during the pandemic,” External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:47:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “And of course, legislation is not for members of the National Assembly to do alone. Legislation is for stakeholders, key stakeholders particularly, to contribute,” External link

dailypost Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We will equally maintain oversight of government interventions to ensure comprehensive reporting on how funds and other resources were utilised by relevant government agencies during the pandemic,” External link

dailypost Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “I took the first jab of the vaccine early last month and getting prepared for the second jab next week. It has no any adverse effects as earlier rumoured in some quarters. So all Nigerians should feel free to get vaccinated against the dreaded virus” External link

dailypost Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan added : “Life is more important than anything, so we need to protect the lives of Nigerians who have sent us here,” External link

authorityngr Wednesday, May 26, 2021 2:02:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “I think time has come for us to redefine the implementation of the Social Intervention Programme, probably going out to communities to give them N20,000 per person might not be the best way to go. It is still an effort, but I think we need a better approach that will be more efficient,” External link

authorityngr Monday, May 24, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “We have been working on the Electoral Amendment Bill. It is also in our programme. We will be able to pass it before we go on summer break. We are hopeful that we would be able to pass the bill before the end of June,” External link

dailytrust Sunday, May 23, 2021 8:04:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Muhammadu Buhari ) : “I commiserate with the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Muhammadu Buhari, and the families of the deceased over the tragic incident and wish the departed souls eternal peace,” External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, May 22, 2021 2:26:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Muhammadu Buhari ) : “I commiserate with the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Muhammadu Buhari and the families of the deceased over the tragic incident and wish the departed souls eternal peace,” External link

guardian-ng Saturday, May 22, 2021 1:15:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Muhammadu Buhari ) : “I commiserate with the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Muhammadu Buhari, and the families of the deceased over the tragic incident and wish the departed souls eternal peace,” External link

punchng Saturday, May 22, 2021 10:03:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Muhammadu Buhari ) : “I commiserate with the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Muhammadu Buhari and the families of the deceased over the tragic incident and wish the departed souls eternal peace,” External link

leadership Saturday, May 22, 2021 2:43:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We shall be devoting the entire week to the constitution review exercise,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, May 20, 2021 8:27:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “That does not stop anyone from being critical but when you are critical of us, tell us how we can be better. Don’t just call people name because you have access to some media houses. Tell us where we are wrong so that we can improve and do better. That is what we want because the business of governance is everybody’s business even though responsibilities are cut for different arms of government and even for citizens,” External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, May 20, 2021 4:11:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We shall be devoting the entire week to the constitution review exercise,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, May 19, 2021 1:58:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “I believe that, as leaders, especially those of us who are elected into office should not be at the forefront of calling for this kind of thing (restructuring),” “Because, even if you are a governor, you are supposed to be working hard in your state to ensure that this restructuring you are calling for at the federal level, you have done it in your state as well” External link

guardian-ng Tuesday, May 18, 2021 10:21:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “I believe that when somebody calls for improving the structure that we have, it is a genuine call,” “But I want to advice here, I believe that as leaders those of us who were elected must not be at the forefront of calling for this kind of thing because even if you are a governor, you are supposed to be working hard in your state to ensure that this restructuring you are calling for at the federal level you have done it in your state as well” External link

guardian-ng Monday, May 17, 2021 5:44:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “I believe that when somebody calls for improving the structure that we have, it is a genuine call,” “But I want to advice here, I believe that as leaders those of us who were elected must not be at the forefront of calling for this kind of thing because even if you are a governor, you are supposed to be working hard in your state to ensure that this restructuring you are calling for at the federal level you have done it in your state as well” External link

ngrguardiannews Monday, May 17, 2021 5:31:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We need to have a proper role given to them, and more especially, in the current security situation. I’m sure that the traditional rulers can provide a lot of support for government and security agencies in fighting the challenges of insecurity that we have today,” External link

authorityngr Sunday, May 16, 2021 9:40:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We must never neglect the local government system. We must go back to our local government system to ensure they’re autonomous and functional,” External link

dailytrust Friday, May 14, 2021 6:24:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We must never neglect the local government system. We must go back to our local government system to ensure they are autonomous and functional,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:30:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan added : “We should avoid regionalism. We are all leaders and we are in this together. The solutions to our challenges must come from us regardless of what level of government we are, whether at the federal, state or the local government level. I believe that Nigeria is going to come out of these challenges stronger” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, May 13, 2021 10:30:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan added : “Let us remain strong in our hope that Nigeria will become what we fervently want it to be: a nation that fills its citizens with happiness and pride,” External link

leadership Thursday, May 13, 2021 6:16:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Of course, in the last Senate, all the processes were conducted on this bill, so there will be no need for us to waste too much time on it,” External link

authorityngr Thursday, May 13, 2021 5:51:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Let us remain strong in our hope that Nigeria will become what we fervently want it to be: a nation that fills its citizens with happiness and pride,” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, May 12, 2021 9:59:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Let us remain strong in our hope that Nigeria will become what we fervently want it to be: a nation that fills its citizens with happiness and pride,” External link

leadership Wednesday, May 12, 2021 2:55:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “It is additionally a reminder of the multiple avenues for empowering youths across Nigeria. We cannot overstate the fact that youths are a crucial category in the nation’s population. They are full of energy and are hopeful for the future,” External link

authorityngr Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:39:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Yobe State ) : “Training 1000 youths in Yobe State is not just a milestone, but part of a concerted effort at improving living conditions. We urge beneficiaries to be committed, and to complete the training with resounding success,” External link

authorityngr Wednesday, May 12, 2021 12:39:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “In the laws we enact, in the oversight and representations we undertake, the wellbeing of the Nigerian people will always be our priority,” External link

leadership Monday, May 10, 2021 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “To effectively address the crisis of confidence between the Senate and the general public, the 9th Senate shall adopt a transparent and accountable system that offers full disclosure of its budget in terms of personnel costs, operational expenses and other expenditure,” External link

leadership Monday, May 10, 2021 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “If you are going to serve the same people under the same government, you are not supposed to be going towards a different direction. It means you have to come together in such a manner that is characterised by mutual respect, partnership and cooperation. I have been in the National Assembly for a very long time to see what the hostility and rancorous relationship can lead to and what good relationship could bring,” External link

leadership Monday, May 10, 2021 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan added : “For those who are in the habit of saying rubber stamp; either they don’t understand what the legislature is supposed to do, or some of them are mischievous or some of them are in opposition to government and therefore, they will be happier to see disputations, conflicts, disagreements and chaos and the consequent lack of productivity in the National Assembly or the Senate particularly,” External link

leadership Monday, May 10, 2021 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Even on recess, we will still do our legislative work because this is a full time job. The parliament and parliamentarians are always the first place of call when there is distress. Nigerians will always remember the National Assembly and the National Assembly members. We will continue to be available to our constituents and we should continue to do our best,” External link

leadership Monday, May 10, 2021 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “All of us believe in fighting corruption, we should work to improve the office and operations of the Auditor-General for the Federation,” External link

authorityngr Sunday, May 9, 2021 10:53:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Our committee on INEC will still have to do some little work and we hope to pass the Electoral Act amendment before we go on summer recess,” External link

leadership Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:24:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan added : “The parliament and parliamentarians are always the first place of call when there is distress. Nigerians will always remember the National Assembly and the National Assembly members. We will continue to be available to our constituents and we should continue to do our best,” External link

leadership Sunday, May 9, 2021 4:24:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Finance Act ) : “But the fact that it was assented to, and even when they discovered that there were loopholes that we needed to clarify with the bill or the Act to take effect from February 1, and I believe there were some definitions, especially what happens in the case of Animal Feeds and so on, and they felt to still come back to the legislature, I think is something that we should celebrate,” External link

authorityngr Saturday, May 8, 2021 6:57:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Pastor Enock Adeboye ) : “May God Almighty comfort the highly respected Pastor, his family and the entire members of his flock over this great loss and repose the soul of the deceased in eternal bliss,” External link

leadership Friday, May 7, 2021 2:00:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “It is still our desire and determination to pass the PIB before the end of May,” External link

leadership Friday, May 7, 2021 2:40:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Pastor Enock Adeboye ) : “May God Almighty comfort the highly respected Pastor, his family and the entire members of his flock over this great loss and repose the soul of the deceased in eternal bliss,” External link

dailypost Thursday, May 6, 2021 11:41:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Governance requires that we work together, so we want to listen to those things that you have on your side and how we can also play our constitutional role in ensuring that Nigerians continue to benefit from governance and how we are able to weather the storm created by COVID-19,” External link

thesourceng Thursday, May 6, 2021 9:16:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We pray that at the end of this interaction, we will see better ways and means of providing the necessary provision of resources to enable our armed forces continue with national cause to provide national security that we need to protect the lives and property of citizens to stabilise our environment for economy to receive better investments for this country; to be a hub for investments that will provide employment opportunities to our teeming youths,” External link

leadership Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:45:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “It is also the attitude of our country to come in support of countries and our friends. So when we have issues like this that require emphathy and support of our country, we will look into it definitely with a view to finding some kind of support for the Island,” External link

leadership Thursday, May 6, 2021 11:24:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “When we sit here at the National Assembly, we represent every Nigerian wherever that Nigerian is. Therefore, it is our responsibility and obligation to take all the necessary measures to ensure that the Nigerian students who are trapped are brought back safely to Nigeria until the situation is remedied,” External link

punchng Thursday, May 6, 2021 7:28:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “When we sit here at the National Assembly, we represent every Nigerian wherever that Nigerian is. Therefore, it is our responsibility and obligation to take all the necessary measures to ensure that the Nigerian students who are trapped are brought back safely to Nigeria until the situation is remedied,” External link

punchng Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:23:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “It is also the attitude of our country to come in support of countries and our friends. So when we have issues like this that require empathy and support of our country, we will look into it definitely with a view to finding some kind of support for the Island,” External link

dailypost Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:56:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “It is also the attitude of our country to come in support of countries and our friends. So when we have issues like this that require emphathy and support of our country, we will look into it definitely with a view to finding some kind of support for the Island,” External link

leadership Wednesday, May 5, 2021 8:47:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Mallam Kyari played his role well and will always be appreciated, more so now that the Almighty Allah has called time on his earthly sojourn,” External link

authorityngr Wednesday, May 5, 2021 3:18:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Commission ) : “Otherwise, for him to be there seven years acting, and then fours years – that is eleven years – running that Commission, probably he did it as a Sole Administrator over the years, and is simply not acceptable because the Fiscal Responsibility Commission is such an important Commission that we need to have everybody who is supposed to be there, and they have to sit up, especially the man who would lead this,” External link

authorityngr Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:26:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “My belief is that the menace of fake news is capable of eroding the integrity and credibility of the media in general, and this should not be allowed to happen,” External link

channelstv Monday, May 3, 2021 11:32:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “My belief is that the menace of fake news is capable of eroding the integrity and credibility of the media in general, and this should not be allowed to happen,” External link

leadership Monday, May 3, 2021 12:05:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “My belief is that the menace of fake news is capable of eroding the integrity and credibility of the media in general, and this should not be allowed to happen,” External link

guardian-ng Sunday, May 2, 2021 7:49:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “It is very important, it is not enough for us to approve, but we should also know when we are able to access such loans” External link

dailypost Saturday, May 1, 2021 12:56:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We will miss her forever as she was a proud Mother to all Nigerians,” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, April 29, 2021 9:48:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Are you challenging the ruling that the ‘yes’ had it? That is your opinion… This is something the majority of our colleagues have voted for, let’s allow this thing to be implemented, if there’s any difficulty then come back” External link

leadership Thursday, April 29, 2021 6:05:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan replied : “Thank you very much Bassey, when it’s time to legislate, we all come here with a very clear mind, that we are doing this for our country. We don’t have any interest but national interest when the majority of our colleagues here in their judgement feel this is the right thing to do” External link

leadership Thursday, April 29, 2021 6:05:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Oliver Twist ) : “Like Oliver Twist, we will ask for more support in the areas of weapons, training that we have been receiving from you” External link

dailypost Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:31:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “We have a very long standing with Britain and we appreciate what you have been able to do so far but we need more support,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, April 28, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “On the Electoral Amendment Bill, we have been working on that. It is also our programme that we are able to pass it before we go on summer break. We are hopeful that we will be able to pass the bill before the end of June,” External link

dailytimes-NG Wednesday, April 28, 2021 7:51:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “On the Electoral Ammendment Bill, we have been working on that. It is also our programme that we are able to pass it before we go on summer break. We are hopeful that we will be able to pass the Bill before the end of June,” External link

leadership Wednesday, April 28, 2021 2:17:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan added : “We have a very long standing relationship with Britain and we appreciate what you have been able to do so far but we need more support,” External link

leadership Wednesday, April 28, 2021 2:17:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “Is there anyone that is better in fighting corruption than we are? So, we are genuinely anti-corruption fighters and we go all the way,” External link

leadership Wednesday, April 28, 2021 1:20:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said ( about Amendment Bill ) : “On the Electoral Amendment Bill, we have been working on that. It is also our programme, we will be able to pass it before we go on summer break. We are hopeful that we will be able to pass the bill before the end of June,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, April 28, 2021 12:40:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “With this oath taking, the Imo North Senatorial District is fully represented,” External link

leadership Tuesday, April 27, 2021 3:02:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “It is very important, it is not enough for us to approve, but we should also know when we are able to access such loans” External link

dailypost Tuesday, April 27, 2021 1:14:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “I have participated in several elections since 1999 and none of them has been the same. I have had different experiences. It means we always have some new emerging problems,” External link

leadership Sunday, April 25, 2021 4:22:00 AM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “It is very important, it is not enough for us to approve, but we should also know when we are able to access such loans” External link

dailypost Wednesday, April 21, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan said : “It is very important, it is not enough for us to approve, but we should also know when we are able to access such loans” External link

dailypost Wednesday, April 21, 2021 10:16:00 PM EAT

Ahmed Lawan déclaré : "Nous avons assez affronté.... Ces meurtres doivent cesser " External link

bbc-french-africa Wednesday, September 4, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
leader36.39%EN12/10/201710/12/2017
senator58.74%EN11/29/201729/11/2017
director-general2.01%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
leader of the senate0.57%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
deputy1.15%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
candidate0.29%EN03/29/201729/03/2017
majority leader of house0.57%EN10/14/201614/10/2016
rival0.29%EN05/29/201629/05/2016
Names Lang Count
Ahmed LawanEN68.00%
Ahmad LawanEN31.00%
Ahmed LawanFR1.00%


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Femi Falana said ( about Ahmed Lawan ) : “At the same time, a programme of employment or unemployment allowance should be instituted. All fraudulently privatised enterprises should be reversed as recommended by the Senate Committee headed by Senator Ahmed Lawan (now Senate President) in 2011,” External link

punchng Sunday, April 25, 2021 10:05:00 PM EAT

Abdullahi Adamu said ( about Ahmed Lawan ) : “The President made it clear that he wants to retire quietly to his home, on the basis of which he is going to work very hard these four years since Nigerians have given him this opportunity, to leave a lasting legacy behind. The President’s statement clearly shows that he is a full democrat who knows that our constitution only provides for second term which he has gotten, and for which he is grateful to Nigerians. Therefore, to come back to say that Senator Ahmad Lawan will amend the constitution to keep him in office beyond 2023 is just the height of evil thinking and bad politics taken too far. The public should discountenance that and focus on supporting a very genuine and transparent process that will lead to the emergence of our own choice leaders as Senators-elect when the 9th Senate unveils” External link

thesourceng Wednesday, April 14, 2021 8:56:00 AM EAT

Abdullahi Adamu said ( about Ahmed Lawan ) : “The President made it clear that he wants to retire quietly to his home, on the basis of which he is going to work very hard these four years since Nigerians have given him this opportunity, to leave a lasting legacy behind. The President’s statement clearly shows that he is a full democrat who knows that our constitution only provides for second term which he has gotten, and for which he is grateful to Nigerians. Therefore, to come back to say that Senator Ahmad Lawan will amend the constitution to keep him in office beyond 2023 is just the height of evil thinking and bad politics taken too far. The public should discountenance that and focus on supporting a very genuine and transparent process that will lead to the emergence of our own choice leaders as Senators-elect when the 9th Senate unveils” External link

thesourceng Sunday, March 21, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT