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What Saraki said about Tony Anenih as he passed on at 85

THe Senate President, Bukola Saraki has reacted to the death of the elder statesman, Chief Tony Anenih, saying he "played several defining roles throughout Nigeria’s democracy. Saraki also said the PDP chieftain "will be remembered for his great patriotism and his insight into national issues. He will be dearly missed."‬ The...

Saraki reacts to police invitation of Senators over PDP protest

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has reacted to a press release issued by the Nigeria Police over the protest staged by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Saraki’s reaction was contained in a statement by Yusuph Olaniyonu, his Special Adviser on...

Kwara PDP: Saraki reacts as thugs interupt guber primaries

The President of the Senate and former governor of Kwara State, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has narrated how the governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party was disrupted by thugs and cancelled on Sunday. PDP cancelled Kwara guber primary, following a confrontation between supporters of two leading aspirants. The exercise had...

Saraki visits Adeleke, encourages him

The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Monday visited in Ede, Senator Ademole Adeleke, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party of the Saturday 22 September election which was declared inconclusive. Saraki lauded Adeleke for his resilence, saying, "I visited the Governorship candidate of our party, Senator Ademola...

Osun Decides: What election will prove to Nigerians – Saraki warns INEC

Senate President Bukola Saraki, has said that Osun State election was a test to Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and other security agencies. Saraki made the statement on his Twitter page while urging INEC to monitor collation of results as the election is a test of democracy in Nigeria. The Senate...

Buhari does not understand governance – Saraki insists

Senate President and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari does not understand governance and was not prepared to govern the country when he was elected in 2015. Saraki stated this while addressing Oyo State delegates and members of the party ahead...

I’ll not step down — Saraki tackles APC

The senate president, Bukola Saraki, has said he will not step down from the senate presidency until he runs his term out. He also said the All Progressives Congress (APC) would not remove him as senate president as it does not possess the number to force him out of office,...

I will support you as your father supported me– Babangida to Saraki

Former Nigeria Military Head of State, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has told Senate President, Bukola Saraki that he will support him in his bid to become president just the way his late father supported him during his failed presidential ambition. “It is my turn to do what your father did...

2019 Presidency: Saraki defeats Buhari on Twitter

In an opinon poll conducted by one Josh @sire_liljosh, the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki defeated President Muhammadu Buhari for the best person for 2019 president. The poll totalled 25206 votes. According to the poll, Saraki scored 52 per cent of the total vote, leaving 48 per cent to...

Saraki appoints Doyin Okupe chairman of his presidential media campaign

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has announced the appointment of Doyin Okupe his Presidential campaign’s Media Council. According to Saraki, 'I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Doyin Okupe as the Chairman of my Presidential campaign’s Media Council. Dr. Okupe has served as the National Publicity Secretary of the...

Vote out Buhari for national unity, Saraki to Nigerians

It is imperative to vote out President Muhammadu Buhari for Nigerians to enjoy national unity and security, Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, said. Saraki explained the need for Nigeria to have a president who will unite all parts of the country, respect national character, grow local businesses and support entrepreneurial...

Nigeria very divided, at crossroads – Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Thursday in Enugu declared that Nigeria is at crossroads and very divided. Saraki, a Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential aspirant, spoke while addressing delegates at the party’s secretariat, expressing sadness over the level of youth unemployment in the country. The Senate president assured that his decision to contest...

Junaid Mohammed backs Saraki, says it’s not crime to be ambitious

Dr. Junaid Mohammed, a delegate to the 2014 National Conference has said there is no crime in what President of the Senate did by desiring to be Nigeira's next president in 2019.   He stated he would not quarrel with politically-ambitious people so long as the process of actuating their ambition...

Saraki, Tinubu are only pursuing personal interests– Afenifere

The Yoruba social cultural association under the auspices of Afenifere has described the word wars between the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has a desire to meet their personal interests, but not to bear benefit for...

APC reacts to Saraki’s talk on Tinubu’s 2023 Presidency ambition

President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki has receive adverse reactions following his comment where he criticised the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaji Bola Tinubu. Saraki had said in his response to Tinubu, titled "The Tinubu Rhetoric: My Response" that the national leader was only supporting President...

Herdsmen association threatens to force Saraki to resign

An Association of herdsmen under the under the aegis of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association has asked President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, to resign or be force to do so, saying he has created several problems for the President Muhammadu Buhari-led regime. The association further said Saraki is to be...
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How Saraki will be removed – Boroffice

Senator Ajayi Boroffice says Senate President, Bukola Saraki will be removed legally through the quorum stipulated in the constitution. The lawmaker representing Ondo-North senatorial district, however, disclosed that if two-thirds of all 109 Senators cannot be achieved, Saraki will be impeached by two-thirds of the number of those inside camber...

Saraki finally replies Tinubu over defection

The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has responded to allegations levelled against him by the All Progressives Congress national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, that he left the party because he was denied automatic ticket. Saraki reiterated his statement that APC "have done everything to ensure that the basic...

Tinubu finally speak on defection Saraki, Tambuwal from APC

The denial of the requests by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and the Governor of the Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, led to their defection from the All Progressives Congress, national party leader, Bola Tinubu said on Sunday. Tinubu added that APC turned down the duo's wishes for automatic ticket in...

Saraki’s blackmail will not stop war against corruption, say APC

The All Progressives Congress has restated his committment to anti-corruption war in the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, even in the face of blackmail. This came as the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, diverted the the blame on executive for keeping and delaying the supplementary budget for the Independent National...

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