Eid-el-Maulud: Saraki’s message to Nigerians

Eid-el-Maulud: Saraki’s message to Nigerians

President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki has urged Nigerians to use the opportunity of Prophet Muhammad’s birthday celebration to show love to one another and imbibe the virtues of perseverance and restraint. Saraki said this in a message to commemorate this year’s Maulud’s anniversary, signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu. The Senate President congratulated the Muslim Ummah on the birthday of the Holy Prophet and said that the…

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Sitting arrangement disagreement: Akpabio asks Saraki to resign

Sitting arrangement disagreement: Akpabio asks Saraki to resign

Former Senate Minority leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has called on Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to resign his position honorably or be forced out of office. Akpabio called for Saraki’s resignation after the spat they had on Wednesday in the house over Akpabio’s seating position. The senate was thrown into a rowdy session yesterday after Saraki asked Akpabio to move to the seat allocated to him in the senate before he could make any contribution. This…

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BREAKING: Police fire teargas, shoot at Saraki, Dogara, Ben Bruce, others at INEC office

BREAKING: Police fire teargas, shoot at Saraki, Dogara, Ben Bruce, others at INEC office

Police have reportedly attacked leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who are currently protesting against the outcome of the Osun State Governorship election at the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja. “I have just been teargassed by the @PoliceNG at @inecnigeria office. Gunshots have been fired. “This was a peaceful protest. How can I be treated like this in a country I have fought for and invested in?…

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Nigeria at 58: Saraki, Dogara snub Independence Day parade

Nigeria at 58: Saraki, Dogara snub Independence Day parade

Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, are both absent at Nigeria’s 58th Independence Anniversary Parade, holding at The Eagle Square in Abuja. However, President Muhammadu Buhari; his vice, Yemi Osinbajo; the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen; and former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon among other dignitaries are in attendance. After the ceremonial parade comprising of the Armed Forces, police and other para-military agencies, there will also be…

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Nigeria at 58: Saraki advises Nigerians on what to do before 60th Independence

Nigeria at 58: Saraki advises Nigerians on what to do before 60th Independence

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has highlighted areas Nigerians need to prioritize before the nation’s 60th Independence celebration in 2019. The Senate president warned Nigerians to participate actively in politics and not to continue to allow government officials and politicians to manipulate them in pursuit of narrow interests. He also urged Nigerians to vote a leader that would set the country on the path of Socio-economic development when celebrating its 60th anniversary. He stated this in…

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Aisha Yesufu ‘attacks’ Saraki over extension of NASS plenary

Aisha Yesufu ‘attacks’ Saraki over extension of NASS plenary

The co-convener of the BringBackOurGirls, BBOG, advocacy group on Monday lambasted the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki over the decision of the National Assembly to extend the resumption of its plenary. Yesufu said Saraki wanted to rule Nigeria but wasn’t interested in “putting Nigeria first.” The activist stressed that Saraki was putting Nigeria on hold while he goes about his Presidential campaign tour. Recall that the clerk of the National Assembly, M.A. Sani-Omolori in…

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Free yourselves from APC-inflicted misery by voting Adeleke, Saraki tells Osun people at PDP mega rally

Free yourselves from APC-inflicted misery by voting Adeleke, Saraki tells Osun people at PDP mega rally

The Nigerian Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has asked the people of Osun state to free themselves from the suffering that the ruling All Progressives Congress allegedly inflicted on them by voting the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Senator Ademola Adeleke on Saturday. Addressing multitude of PDP chieftains, members and supporters on Wednesday at its mega rally in Osogbo,  Saraki said the ruling party has performed woefully in his two tenure in office saying…

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Toyin Saraki makes demand from Buhari government

Toyin Saraki makes demand from Buhari government

Toyin Saraki, wife of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has demanded the immediate release of two abducted health workers held hostage by Boko Haram insurgents since March. She made the demand in her reaction to the killing of a midwife working with the International Committee of the Red Cross, Saifura Hissaini Ahmed Khorsa by the insurgents recently. Toyin described the murder of Khorsa as a tragedy for Nigeria and for the global community of midwives….

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Offa robbery: IGP Idris to enforce Saraki’s appearance in court

Offa robbery: IGP Idris to enforce Saraki’s appearance in court

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris has directed that the court summons against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, in relation to the ongoing investigation into the April 5, 2018 bank robbery incident in Offa, Kwara State, be served on him. The IGP has asked a unit within the Nigeria Police Force’s Legal Department, Force headquarters, Abuja to ensure the prompt delivery of the court processes on Saraki before the next date, October 3…

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2019 Election: Saraki, Ribadu, Bafarawa disagree over Buhari

2019 Election: Saraki, Ribadu, Bafarawa disagree over Buhari

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki; a former Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa and an ex-Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu,  on Monday, differed on the performance of President Muhammadu Buhari. Ribadu, in an interview with journalists in Abuja, said he would not contest against Buhari in 2019 because he was doing a good job. While Saraki, who spoke in Abeokuta, lashed out at Buhari, saying he was…

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