Also forwarded were the names of appointees into the newly established Boards of the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NPRA) and Upstream Regulatory Commission (URC) to the Committees on Petroleum (Downstream) and (Upstream), respectively.
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The conference committee will meet their counterparts in the House of Representatives to iron out the contentious aspects of the Electoral Act (amendment) Bill.
Buhari had on August 16 signed into law Petroleum Industrial Act.
Lawan said no part of the country could on its own solve a problem that had engulfed all parts of the country.
Lawan made this known at plenary while welcoming Senators back from their annual recess on Tuesday.
Lawan joins his well-wishers and admirers across the globe, and particularly the Nigerian Muslim Ummah, to celebrate the respected spiritual leader and President of Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs and Jama’atu Nasirl Islam (JNI).
Lawan spoke to journalists shortly after a brief ceremony at the Presidential Villa where the president announced the setting up of an implementation committee for the new law.
The Auditor General while submitting the report to the Clerk of the National Assembly, Amos Ojo Olatunde, lamented that his office is incapacitated in so many ways from functioning effectively and efficiently as far as detection of mismanagement of public funds by the various Ministries , Departments and Agencies ( MDAs) , is concerned and invariably , potent war against corruption.
Lawan said it is appropriate to use the occasion to thank the Almighty Allah for the privilege He mercifully granted us to witness the New Year.
Lawan commiserated with the entire Abiodun family, government and people of Ogun State over the demise of the educationist who made indelible contributions to manpower development in Nigeria.
Lawan joined other distinguished Senators, his family members, friends and political associates in celebrating the joyous occasion with his deputy whom he described as “a worthy son of Urhobo and great representative of Delta Central Senatorial District.”
Even the unscrupulous critics agree that electronic transmission of election results is not only strategic in strengthening and deepening democracy but in vogue, the world over. Among others, it confers legitimacy on elections sequel to inherent transparency and also encourages massive participation following the ease and convenience it delivers. And quite instructively, it does not replace but complements the usual physical transmission, thus implying that combination of both guarantees the infallibility of the results.
Lawan also commiserated with the family, friends and political associates of the departed.
According to him, doing so remains a sure way to overcome the lingering security challenges faced by the country.
The meeting was announced on the floor of the Senate by the Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan.
The lawmakers are expected to meet with their House of Representatives colleagues on an harmonised version of the bill.
It reads: “In two years, Lawan’s Senate records more failures than successes”. Though I felt a sense of outright disagreement with the caption of the report which I perceived as strongly biased, I nevertheless decided to read its contents for very obvious reasons.
According to the party, “Lawan will have nobody but himself to blame for the ridiculing of his tenure in office if he failed to return the nomination as demanded by Nigerians.”
Lawan gave the advice on Thursday while declaring the National Public Hearing on the alteration to the provisions of the 1999 Constitution in Abuja.
Lawan acknowledged that the media had a crucial role to play in averting national crises and anarchy through positive actions that douses tension across the country and stabilizes the polity.