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Breaking News: Court adjourns Saraki, Sahara Reporters suit

Suit between the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the online news medium, Sahara Reporters scheduled for today, Tuesday September 26, has been adjourned till October 26. Details to come...  

How Saraki delivered Buhari from IPOB’s harrassment-Northern Elders

Northern elders under the aegis, Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF), have claimed that the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, saved President Muhammadu Buhari from being embarrassed in court by the secessionist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), over its proscription and categorisation as a terrorist group by the...

Senate slams Federal Govt for tagging IPOB Terrorist organisation

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Monday faulted the declaration by the Nigerian military that the Indigenous People of Biafra is a terrorist organisation and the ban placed on the group’s activities by South-East Governors, saying due process was not followed. “The announcement of the proscription of the group known as Indigenous People of Biafra...

What Buhari told Pastor Adeboye as he receives him in London

President Muhammadu Buhari received the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye in London on Friday. This came after Mr. President has spent more than 100 days in he UK receiving treatment and has been visited by host of Nigerian political leaders, also visited by...

Saraki sacked 98 aides as part of restructuring- Special Adviser

The office of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, underwent painful surgery on Thursday following downsizing of about 98 staff owing to the bid to cut down workers and be efficient. Speaking with journalists, the Senate President's Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, justified Saraki's for using discretion based...
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Saraki allegedly fires 98 aides out of 300

Arthur Ndiwe, an aide of the senate president, Bukola Saraki was quoted saying the office of the senate president conducted a staff audit earlier in the year to thin down the number of aides, which was about 300. According to him, at least 98 aides have been laid off incluing...

Saraki has returned all pension collected- Kwara govt

Following the announcement made by the the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, that he has stopped receiving allowance from Kwara state as former governor, the state has confirmed the development. Saraki had written to the Kwara state to stop paying him pension and also refunded the ones paid to him after...
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Saraki speaks: My son not interested in becoming Kwara governor

President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has refuted claims that his son is being groomed to become the next governor of Kwara state in 2019. Speaking at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja Friday, Saraki said reports that his son was being groomed as the next...

Saraki: It is justifiable to have a new minimum wage

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has said that the National Assembly was ready to legalize a new Minimum Wage for Nigerians. He, however, said that the legislature was only waiting for the executive to make a formal presentation to the National Assembly on the issue. Saraki, who made this...

Fayemi, Fasola, Ngige denies receiving pension from state govts as ex-govs

Three cabinet members of the President Muhammadu Buhari, who were former state governors have said they are not earning pensions from their state pulses. They are ministers of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (former Lagos governor), of Mine and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi (former Ekiti governor) and of...

Rejection of Magu as EFCC chairman transparent, says Saraki

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, says the process used screening the Ibrahim Magu, nominee sent President Muhammadu Buhari as Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission was transparent. Saraki said this on Tuesday while reacting to insinuation that the senate has premeditated plan to reject Mr. Magu as...
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I am not receiving pension from Kwara, Saraki clarifies

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said he no longer collect pension in Kwara state as a former governor. He said that he wrote a letter to the state government to stop the payment of the pension. Saraki said the move was necessary after the complaints from some quarters that former governors who...

Osinbajo: It will be suicide mission for me to threaten Saraki and Dogara

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo shared a video which shown the moment he joked about the futility of any attempt by him to threaten the national assembly given the combined physical size of its principal officers Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara compared to his. Osinbajo was speaking at the opening ceremony...

I learn from the constructive criticisms– Saraki react to man who called him bastard on Facebook

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has reacted to social media attacks on his personality by a primary school teacher in Kwara state, Baba Biodun. Biodun was arraigned yesterday before a Magistrate Court in Ilorin presided over by Ahmad Dasuki for allegedly calling Saraki a ‘Bastard’ and making inciting posts on...
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Fayose slams Saraki, Buhari, Nigerian top officials for sending kids abroad for education

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Friday condemned Nigerian public officials who send their children to schools abroad, saying it is wrong for government functionaries to educate their children outside Nigeria. The governor’s comment appears to have been directed at President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President Bukola Saraki and other top...
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Kwara denies those calling for Saraki’s recall, says we don’t know them

Ilorin West Local Government of Kwara Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has has said it is not part of those moving for the recall of Senate President Bukola Saraki. Recall that FELLOW PRESS reported that some youths in Kwara state threatened to recall Saraki, saying he lacks their...
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Saraki, Amaechi, Fashola collects life pension, N40bn double payment

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, to take legal action against former governors, who are now either senators or ministers so as to recover an alleged N40bn earned in double payment. SERAP alleged that Bukola Saraki, senate president, Rabiu Kwankwaso, Godswill...
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Presidency officials plotting against Saraki– Kwara APC

The Kwara State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has raised allegation against the Presidency for orchestrating "renewed plot"  to forcefully remove President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki from office. In a preliminary reaction to the fresh moves against the Senate President, the party through its publicity secretary,...
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Melaye’s recall waste of time, says Saraki

The Senate President Bukola Saraki reacting to the recall of Dino Melaye on Tuesday says the efforts expended on the recall could have been diverted to more important things, saying those behind it are just wasting their time. READ ALSO: Dino Melaye opens up: What transpired between Senator Tinubu and I Mr....
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How Saraki foiled attempt to make him Acting President

Attempt to declare Saraki acting President fails at SenateBy Yemi Itodo on July 4, 2017 What seems like a drama ensues today as Senate resumes plennary after 3 weeks break, as senators pronounced Senate President Bukola Saraki acting predsident of the Nigeria. It all started when Eyinanya Abaribe, Senator representing Abia...

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