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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...

NASS: We are monitoring political developments in Nigeria– UK

The British Government has said that it is closely monitoring political developments in Nigeria following reports of blockade of National Assembly entrance by officials of the Department of State Service (DSS). The British Government made this known in a statement from its High Commission in Abuja on Tuesday. Operatives of the...

APC govs react to Saraki, Kwara Gov exit

Sequel to the exit of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, from the All Progressives Congress, the governors elected on the platform of the party has allayed fear of any negative impact on the prospect of the party. Richas Okorochas, who is the Chairman...

Saraki bags title Waziri of Ilorin, his late father’s title

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has just been elevated to the position of 'Waziri Ilorin' in Kwara State today by the Emir, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari. Saraki was at the Palace of the Emir of Ilorin for a Thanksgiving Prayer Session organized by the Emirate to celebrate recent victory at the...

Saraki tasks Africa on good governance at Ghana 61st annivesary [FULL TEXT]

My remarks on 'The Future of Good Governance in Africa'-- Delivered to the Parliament of the Republic of Ghana at the Symposium Commemorating 25 Years of Parliamentary Democracy in Ghana #SarakiInGhana PROTOCOL. It is wonderful to be here in solidarity with lawmakers of the Parliament of Ghana for the symposium commemorating...

Saraki to appears before CCT today over 3 charges

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, will on Tuesday (today) appear before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) over the three count charges levelled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission bordering on false declaration of assets. Saraki who was earlier charged on 18 offenses but later reduced...
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Saraki commends Nigerian entertainers for taking over from American R&B

Many might not have idea that the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, is a die-hard music lover, but his analysis of how Nigerian music has evolved to take over the stage from American R&B will make them have a rethink. In his Facebook post, Saraki shared his Keynote address...

What Saraki said at the Night of Tributes for ex-VP Ekwueme

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Sunday made tribute to the late vice president, Dr. Alex Ekwueme at the Night of Tribute and Songs. Saraki said he first met late Ekwueme when he was a teen, when he used "to run around the house", adding that the late VP was very...
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Breaking News: Saraki suspends Senate recess over fuel scarcity

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Thursday has directed Senate Committee on Petroleum Downstream to suspend its recess to fix the lingering hike of fuel scarcity. The committee, whose chairman is Senator Kabiru Marafa, has therefore been saddled with responsibility to provide solution. The statement from Senate reads: "The President of the...

President Buhari felicitates with Senate President at 55

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Senate President Bukola Saraki on his 55th birthday. Buhari’s congratulatory message was contained in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Tuesday. The president joined all members of the National Assembly, friends and family in celebrating...

Saraki defines restructuring

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, whose case at the Code of Conduct Tribunal has just been reopened, has in his own way defined restructuring as placing "premium on delivering good governance". The Senate President had been asked to appear before the Tribunal to answer the three remaining charges levelled against...

Saraki reacts to Court of Appeal verdicts, say I’m vindicated

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, said on Tuesday that the ruling of the Court of Appeal has vindicated him, as 15 out of 18 charges against him by the Federal Government are ruled out. According to the statement released by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, the judgement has proven...

Saraki @ CCT: Charges sustained will not survive scrutiny — Kwara APC

Kwara State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Tuesday has reacted to the ruling by the Appeal Court that ordered the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to appear before the Code of Conduct Tribunal for the three count charges after it struck out 15. Saraki was levelled 18-court charge by...
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Saraki faces 3 charges at Code of Conduct Tribunal

The Court of Appeal, Abuja on Wednesday dismissed 15 out of 18-court charge bordering on false declaration of assets levelled against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. The reports according to Punch said the panel set in the Court of Appeal maned by three judges...

Saraki and I will not return to PDP, Gov Amhed reacts to call to imitate Atiku

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed said on Sunday that neither him nor the Senate President, Bukula, would return to the Peoples Democratic Party regardless of invitation for them to do same as Atiku Abubakar ex vice president did.   Speaking with journalists in Abuja, the governor said he and Saraki are committed to...

Saraki reacts to increased KWARAPOLY school fees

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has said the increase in the fee paid by student of Kwara State Polytechnic must be stopped, if prevailing economic reality would be considered. KWARAPOLY had reportedly increased fees paid by students, at lest students are now expected to pay N20,000 additional to what...

Buhari in closed door meeting with Saraki, Dogara, Tinubu

President Muhammadu Buhari today Monday, October 30 meets with leaders of the All Progressives Congress. The meeting is not unconnected with the upcoming national caucus meeting scheduled to hold late in the day. Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Speaker House of Representative, Yakubu Dogara, Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum and Zamfara...
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Saraki damaging his political career by marrying daughter to Christian — Critic

  There has been an outrage from a Facebook user, Nurudeen Adeyemi, against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, for giving his daughter Tosin in marriage to a Christian, Adeniyi Olatunde Olukoya. The marriage which held over the weekend, saw many dignitaries and well wishers trooping to the city of Ilorin, the...

Saraki’s daughter Tosin to marry October 28

25-year-old Oluwatosin Saraki, the first daughter of the Senate President Bukola Saraki is set to walk down the aisle with her fiance, Adeniyi Olatunde Olukoya, on October 28, 2017. Adeniyi is the son of Omooba Tokunbo Olusanyan in Lagos.

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