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BREAKING: Senate Opens Public Hearing on Vote-buying

2018-12-10T12:27:53+00:00

The Nigerian Senate has formally declared open the public hearing on vote-buying and improving electoral processes in the country. This was contained in a tweet on the verified Twitter handle of the Nigerian Senate @NGRSenate. Earlier, Senate President Bukola Saraki had welcomed the National Assembly Joint Committee on INEC to the one-day event, even as the Chairman, Senate Committee on INEC, Senator Suleiman Nazif, led the opening prayer and welcomed the Bukola Saraki, House Speaker Yakub Dogara, senators and honourable members. Nazif, in his welcome address, said the National Assembly amended the Act, noting, “Any person who processes fake voters card [...]

BREAKING: Senate Opens Public Hearing on Vote-buying 2018-12-10T12:27:53+00:00

Saraki questions death of Offa robbery suspect, demands investigation

2018-11-22T10:33:06+00:00

Senate President Bukola Saraki has questioned the death of Michael Adikwu, the principal suspect in the deadly bank robbery attacks in Offa, Kwara State, demanding an investigation. Saraki in a statement signed on Wednesday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, urged the Presidency to institute a judicial inquiry into how and when the principal suspect died in police custody. “Following eventual disclosure by the Police that Michael Adikwu, the principal suspect in the deadly bank robbery attacks in Offa, Kwara State, on April 5, 2018, is dead, the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has [...]

Saraki questions death of Offa robbery suspect, demands investigation 2018-11-22T10:33:06+00:00

Saraki Heeds Court’s Warning, Pays Omo-Agege’s Entitlements

2018-10-19T09:03:42+00:00

Delta-Central senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, has been paid all his entitlements that accrued from his illegal suspension by the Senate earlier in the year. The development, on Thursday, put an end to the contempt proceedings initiated by Omo-Agege against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, before the Federal High Court in Abuja. Omo-Agege’s lawyer, Dr. Alex Izinyon (SAN), informed Justice Nnamdi Dimgba on Thursday that his client was paid on October 12, 2018, barely 24 hours after the court warned Saraki to either pay the judgment debt or appear in court to face the contempt proceedings. Justice Dimgba issued the warning on [...]

Saraki Heeds Court’s Warning, Pays Omo-Agege’s Entitlements 2018-10-19T09:03:42+00:00

Saraki’s Presidential Aspiration, a Huge Joke – APC

2018-09-06T10:37:06+00:00

The All Progressives Congress has again lashed out at the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, saying his presidential aspiration is a huge joke. The acting National Publicity Secretary of the party, Yekini Nabena, said this in a statement in Abuja, on Wednesday. The party said although it was the right of every Nigerian citizen to aspire to be President of the country, it was concerned about issues of integrity, competence and capability to preside over the affairs of the country. The APC said it was not unaware of reports that Saraki’s presidential declaration was part of a gimmick to divert [...]

Saraki’s Presidential Aspiration, a Huge Joke – APC 2018-09-06T10:37:06+00:00

Saraki Heads PDP Campaign Team For Osun Gov Poll

2018-09-04T09:48:49+00:00

The Peoples Democratic Party has appointed the President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, as the Chairman of the 85-member campaign council for the September 22 Osun State governorship election. The party also described the All Progressives Congress as a haven for corrupt people. Saraki, in his remarks, asked Buhari to stand on the commitment he made recently to two world leaders who visited the country that he would conduct a free, fair and credible election and use Osun as an example. Saraki said aside from the popularity of the PDP candidate in Osun State, the people were yearning for change [...]

Saraki Heads PDP Campaign Team For Osun Gov Poll 2018-09-04T09:48:49+00:00

Saraki Replies Not Too Young To Run, Says Declaration ‘Made In Good Faith’

2018-08-31T10:15:35+00:00

Senate President Bukola Saraki has responded to a statement by the Not Too Young To Run movement in reaction to the declaration of his intention to run for the presidency in 2019 His response was contained in a statement signed on Friday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Yusuph Olaniyonu, a day after the movement condemned his action. Senator Saraki said his action was not to put the group in any position but that he made the declaration in good faith. “It is true that the Not Too Young To Run leadership had no prior knowledge of the content [...]

Saraki Replies Not Too Young To Run, Says Declaration ‘Made In Good Faith’ 2018-08-31T10:15:35+00:00