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Buhari presiding over a divided country – Saraki

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over a divided country. Saraki said this on Monday while addressing the executive council of the Peoples Democratic Party led by the Sikirulahi Ogundele faction in Ogun State. The Senate President who is selling his candidacy ahead of the primary on the platform of the PDP ...

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I am not scared of Impeachment – Bukola Saraki

The Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki has doused speculations that the postponement in the resumption of the National assembly had anything to do with him. He also stated categorically that he was not afraid of impeachment. The Senate President made these known on Sunday during his visit to Minna, the Niger State capital. Saraki said that those protesting for the ...

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FG asks court to dismiss suit seeking to stop Senate from reconvening

The Federal Government wants the Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss a suit seeking an order stopping the Senate from being forced to reconvene without the authorisation of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. The suit being challenged by the Federal Government was instituted by two Senators, Rabiu Adebayo (Kwara South) and Isa Misau (Bauchi Central), both of who ...

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[Full Speech] Saraki Formally Declares for Presidency!

Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Thursday formally declared his intention to run for the presidency in the 2019 general elections. Saraki announced his intention while speaking at the ‘NottooYoungToRun’ event which held at the Sheraton hotel, Abuja yesterday. In his speech, Saraki promised to set the right course for Nigeria. His full speech below: 1. Let me say, once again, ...

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The Bola Ahmed Tinubu Rhetoric: My Response, by Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki

Nigeria’s Senate President, Bukola Saraki has finally responded to the recent insinuations coming from some of the APC stalwarts and supporters headed by Bola Ahmed Tinubu, following his defection saga from the supposed Rulling Party, APC to the opposition party, PDP. Read his response below: I have always restrained from joining issues in the media with Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu ...

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Senate to Prioritize Passage of Occupational Safety Bill!

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has stated that the 8th Senate will give accelerated consideration to the Occupational Safety and Health Bill (SB. 200), once the National Assembly resumes from its annual recess later this month. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, the Senate President emphasized that with the ...

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New Nigeria Agenda holds a Press Conference on the Fight against Corruption: Rallying Support for Saraki!

To mark Nigeria’s 55th Independence Anniversary, New Nigeria Agenda (NNA) has organised a Press Conference in Abuja yesterday 29th September. “NNA is a non-governmental Organisation that has been in existence for more than seven years now, since 2007, back in our university days with the overall objectives of stamping out corruption, values creating and value re-orientation for the Nigerian youths ...

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Labour Unions, CSOs Ask Saraki To Vacate Office Over Code Of Conduct Trial

Nigerian workers, under the umbrellas of the Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress, have asked the President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, to vacate his office pending the determination of his case at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. The workers, who spoke across the country, said although Saraki is still on trial and has not been found ...

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CODE OF CONDUCT TRIBUNAL NOT PROPERLY CONSTITUTED – SARAKI

Counsel to Senate President Bukola Saraki, Daudu Joseph, has said that the Code of Conduct Tribunal is not properly constituted, arguing that it must be made of the Chairman and two members. Daudu noted that the tribunal is at present made up of the Chairman and a member. However, the Chairman of the Tribunal, Danladi Umar maintained that the tribunal ...

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Wanted Saraki’s Associate granted Restraining Order Against EFCC

Justice Mohammed Yunusa of the Federal High court sitting in Lagos, has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to maintain status quo and desist from arresting the Managing Director of Carlisle Properties, Mr. Kennedy Izuagbe. Izuagbe, a former director of Societe Generale Bank Nigeria Plc, was alleged to be an associate of the senate president, Bukola Saraki, was ...

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