SENATE CONFIRMS APPOINTMENT OF SENATE PRESIDENT’S COUSIN AS NATIONAL ASSEMBLY SERVICE COMMISSION CHAIRMAN DESPITE OUTRAGE AND CONDEMNATION

Amid outrage caused by the nomination of Engr. Ahmed Kadi Amshi who is a cousin of the President of the NigeriaSenate as Chairman of National Assembly Service Commission (NASC), he was on Wednesday confirmed as the Chairman of National Assembly Service Commission (NASC). Engr. Amshi was also a Legislative Aide to the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan before his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari. The confirmation of Engr. Ahmed Kadi Amshi alongside eleven others followed a committee report which was submitted by the Chairman of Senate Committee on Establishment and Public Service, Senator…

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AHMED LAWAN FACES REBELLION AS SENATORS FEEL BETRAYED OVER SENATE COMMITTEES’ COMPOSITION

Fred Itua, Abuja Like President Muhammadu Buhari, who for 12 years, tried without success to clinch the number one position in the country, the current President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, in 2015, took a shot at the plum job, but missed the opportunity as he was outwitted by Bukola Saraki. Therefore, for four years, Lawan watched from the sidelines. Despite series of alleged attempts to topple Saraki, like a pack of cards, everything crashed. Lawan gave up the chase when it became obvious that the pendulum wouldn’t move in his…

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SENATE PRESIDENT, LAWAN APPOINTS OLA AWONIYI MEDIA AIDE, OTHERS

Deji Elumoye in Abuja Senate President Ahmad Lawan has eventually named Ola Awoniyi, as his Special Adviser on Media, more than one month after his election as President of the Ninth Senate. Lawan, had shortly after the inauguration of the Ninth National Assembly appointed Festus Adedayo of The Nigerian Tribune as his Media Adviser but had to withdraw his nomination few days after. Awoniyi’s appointment was announced on Tuesday evening via a statement by the Special Assistant to the Senate President on Media and Publicity, Mohammed Isa. Other appointees include…

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