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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...

Face governance, stop making Saraki scapegoat– Senators lambast APC

Two Senators, Isah Misau and Rafiu Ibrahim has critisized the All Progressives Congress and its leaders for making scapegoat of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. In a statement joinly signed on Sunday by the Senators, they also asked APC not capitalise on blame game but face important issue on governance.   They...

Presidency accuses Saraki of driving Nigeria to the cliff edge

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Sarki has been accused by the Presidency for driving the country to the cliff edge, as borders issues on 2019 budget. It further debunked Sarak's claim that he was not behind the delay of the Independent National Electoral Commission's 2019 budget, stating that since the...

2019 Budget: Minister’s aide replies Saraki over lack of foresight comment

The Media Adviser to the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Akpandem James, has debunked the claim by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, that the Independent National Electoral Commission's 2019 budget was submitted late by the executive. Saraki's comment came after he was alleged to have delayed the passage of...

Buhari’s govt lacks foresight! Saraki slams FG over 2019 election budget

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has described as effort without foresight the role of the Independent National Electoral Commission regarding its budget on 2019 elections. Saraki berated the executive, stating that the budget was submitted lately but that he was wrongly accused by the President Muhammadu Buhari Media Organisation...

I believe I can make a change as Nigeria’s president– Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki is considering running against President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. Saraki, who had earlier hinted at running for the highest office in the land, told Bloomberg in an interview that he had been consulting widely. In the last one week, the senate President has visited ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo...

Why I’m considering constesting against Buhari in 2019, Saraki reveals

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has admitted he is considering running against President Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s general elections. Saraki, who recently defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), stated this in an interview with Bloomberg on Tuesday in Abuja. In the last one...

Why supplimentary budget delays, Saraki, Dogara give reason

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Tuesday gave reasons why the National Assembly could not reconvene. They stated that before resumption, the joint Senate and House of Representatives committees on electoral matters and officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission...

No date for National Assembly reconvening on INEC budget

THE National Assembly on Tuesday as said there is no date yet for recovening on issues bordering the 2019 elections budget of the Independent National Electoral Commission. President Muhammadu Buhari had on July 17, 2018 submitted request for INEC budget to the National Assembly for consideration. The National Assembly reaction was contained...

Pro-Saraki Senators sue DSS, AGF over plot to remove him

  Two federal lawmakers, Senators Isa Misau and Rafiu Adebayo, have sued the Department of State Services and the Attorney-General of the Federation for plot to remove Bukola Saraki, the Senate President. The Pro-Saraki senators also sued the Senate and seven others for similar plot, which was filed in Abuja on Monday...

R-APC accuses Oshiomhole of plans to impeach Saraki

The Reformed-All Progressives Congress has alleged of fresh plans by All Progressives Congress, APC, national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole to impeach the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. The R-APC urged Nigerians to be vigilant as the nation’s democratic credentials could once again be tested as a result of the desperation of the...

APC in fresh conspiracy to impeach Saraki, Ekweremadu — PDP

The Senate President,  Dr. Bukola Saraki, is being conspired against by the All Progressives Congress and the Presidency, the Peoples Democratic Party alleged on Sunday. POP further alleged that the fresh plot against Saraki, as well as his deputy, Eke Ekweremadu, would be executed through the machinery of the security...

A million Oshiomholes cannot remove me, says Saraki

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, responding to threat from the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiohnole, said he could not be removed, describing the calls as wishful thinking. This was contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser (Media), Yusuph Olaniyonu. The statement read in part...

Oshiomhole reveals only way Saraki can avoild impeachment

The only way the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki can avoid being impeached is to resign his position, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, said on Friday. Oshiomhole said that the senate president's removal will be according to the law and democratic norms,  adding that "...

Saraki: Senators contend on why NASS should reconvene on Tuesday

Senators both from the All Progressives Congress and the People Democratic Party will on Tuesday reconvene on Tuesday, despite not being decisive on what should be discussed at the plenary on the said day. It was learnt that senators, who are loyal to the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, were...

How Saraki became Senate President – Sagay

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) Chairman, Itse Sagay (SAN), has stated that Senator Bukola Saraki became Senate President in “a fraudulent manner”. He, however, admitted that his defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), does not invalidate his position. The legal luminary spoke...

Saraki speaks on resigning Senate Presidency for defecting to PDP

After returning to the Peoples Democratic Party, the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has said he will not relinguish his position because he was never given the position but elected by fellow senators. The response came during the question and answer time at the world press conference held Wednesday...

DSS invasion: Saraki speaks how to overcome future occurrence

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has said it is now time for the National Assembly to play its role by making sure the security operatives are not partial in the discharge of their duties. Saraki said this in reaction to question asked by journalists during world press conference he...

Full text of Saraki’ world press conference

STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AT A WORLD PRESS CONFERENCE HELD AT THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY COMPLEX ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2018. It is a matter of record that yesterday, lawmakers and staff of the National Assembly were prevented from entering the...

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