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Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan

Date of Birth: 12 January 1959
Place of Birth: Gashua, Nigeria


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Tinubu summons the ghosts of Abacha's kleptocracy

This didn't stop APC Chairman Abdullahi Adamu from launching a last-ditch attempt to impose Senate President Ahmad Lawan a Muslim from the north-east on the party as a 'consensus candidate' (AC Vol 63 No 10 Consensus candidate plan upsets the frontrunners)...


Rival parties set up a battle of the oligarchs

But Tinubu's feat was the more remarkable given that he prevailed – against the opposition of President Muhammadu Buhari Vice-President Osinbajo Senate President Ahmad Lawan and APC Chairman Abdullahi Adamu (AC Vol 63 No 8 Vice-President Osinbajo's bid challenges APC leader Tinubu and bank governor Emefiele)...

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Energy law unsettles rentiers

' Ahmad Lawan the Senate President and close Buhari ally sees room for future amendments of the law by the National Assembly...


A last bid for oil investors

The lobbying partly succeeded but Senate President Ahmed Lawan helped push through the key pillars of the reform: a separation of powers between a Ministry of Petroleum Resource with responsibility for policy independent regulators and the commercialisation of the national oil company...


Oil reform gathers pace

More sober sources in the Senate believe mid-year is realistic – if Senate President Ahmed Lawan a close ally of President Muhammadu Buhari is able to see off any late attempt to sink the legislation...


Oil majors tax threat

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has promised that lawmakers will pass a petroleum industry bill next year that would protect business interests but gave no further details (AC Vol 60 No 12 Oando chief takes on his foes)...


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