Lauretta Onochie reacts to Tinubu’s comment on Saraki, Tambuwal

Lauretta Onochie reacts to Tinubu’s comment on Saraki, Tambuwal

An aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, Lauretta Onochie, has said that the All Progressives Congress, APC, national leader, Asiwaju, Chief Bola Tinubu spoke the truth about Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal and Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki’s defection. Tinubu had in a statement said Tambuwal and Saraki defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in order to grab automatic tickets for the presidential election. But Saraki has since said he left APC because of the…

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APC reacts to Saraki’s plans to run for president, list all the corruption allegations against him

APC reacts to Saraki’s plans to run for president, list all the corruption allegations against him

The All Progressives Congress has released a statement in which the party disclosed why the Senate president, Bukola Saraki cannot become Nigeria’s next president Saraki in an interview with Bloomberg last week, said that he is actively considering running against President Buhari in 2019. In a statement released by APC National publicity secretary, Yekini Nabena, the party asked the senate president to reconsider his aspiration as he has a lot of corruption allegations he is yet…

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Why Saraki visited Gov. Udom – Akwa Ibom Govt

Why Saraki visited Gov. Udom – Akwa Ibom Govt

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Friday met with the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel. Saraki on his visit to Akwa Ibom was accompanied by other senators, including Bassey Albert who is from the state, Dino Melaye, Biodun Olujimi, Phillip Aduda, Clifford Ordia, and Isa Misau. The Commissioner for Information in the state, Charles Udoh, told newsmen in the state that Saraki’s visit to the state was to show solidarity with Governor Emmanuel. Udoh…

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Baraje reveals only way Saraki can be impeached

Baraje reveals only way Saraki can be impeached

Kawu Baraje, a former leader of the Reformed All Progressives Congress, R-APC, who decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday, has spoken on the plans to impeach the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Baraje said it is two-thirds of the entire 109 senators that can impeach Saraki and not two third of the Senators that are present on the day of any planned impeachment. He said this while addressing journalists in Ilorin, the Kwara…

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Samuel Ogundipe: What Saraki’s spokesman said about Premium Times’ reporter’s arrest

Samuel Ogundipe: What Saraki’s spokesman said about Premium Times’ reporter’s arrest

Yusuf Olaniyonu, the Special Adviser on Media to Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has stated that the continued detention of Samuel Ogundipe, a Premium Times’ journalist, is an affront on the fourth estate of the realm and an assault on freedom of the press, freedom of speech and due process. In a statement released on Thursday, Olaniyonu, a former Editor and Editorial Board Chairman with THISDAY newspapers, reiterated that freedom of speech and due process must…

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Why APC will never get needed majority to remove Saraki – Senator Ordia

Why APC will never get needed majority to remove Saraki – Senator Ordia

The Senator representing Edo Central in the National Assembly, Clifford Ordia has said the All Progressives Congress, APC, will never get the 2/3 majority needed to impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki, and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu. According to him, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, caucus in the Red Chamber will do all it takes to stop the APC caucus from getting the required 73 senators to activate the removal of the two presiding officers of…

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Saraki, Dogara issue joint statement on why National Assembly cannot reconvene

Saraki, Dogara issue joint statement on why National Assembly cannot reconvene

The Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have given reasons the two chambers of the National Assembly will not reconvene in the immediate future. They asked legislators to go about their affairs while on holiday. Saraki and Dogara in a joint statement on Tuesday morning, admitted that there were proposals to reconvene, to deliberate on the reports of the Joint Committees on Electoral Matters arising from interactions…

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NASS crisis: Senator Olujimi reveals how PDP made Saraki Senate President, explains why APC can’t impeach him

NASS crisis: Senator Olujimi reveals how PDP made Saraki Senate President, explains why APC can’t impeach him

The Deputy Minority Whip, Senator Biodun Olujimi, has stated that it was the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senators that installed Bukola Saraki, as the Senate President, adding that the All Progressives Congress, APC, lacks the majority to remove him. She said the APC had lost its majority status in the chamber, noting that the PDP had the same number with the ruling party. Olujimi dismissed the recent calls by the APC, its National Chairman, Adams…

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PDP vs APC: What we will do to Saraki – Senator Omo-Agege

Ovie Omo-Agege, the senator representing Delta Central senatorial district at the Red Chamber, has vowed that lawmakers of the All Progressives Congress, will seek the slightest opportunity to impeach Bukola Saraki as the Senate President. Omo-Agege said this when he addressed reporters in Abuja on Friday. He warned that Saraki should not wait to be forced out of office. Omo-Agege is a member of the Parliamentary Support Group, PSG, a group of President Muhammadu Buhari’s…

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Okorocha reveals when Saraki, others planed defection to PDP

Okorocha reveals when Saraki, others planed defection to PDP

Rochas Okorocha, Governor of Imo State, on Thursday disclosed that those who defected from the All Progressives Congress, APC, planned their defection two years ago. Okorocha, who is the Chairman of APC’s Governors’ Forum made the disclosure while interacting with journalists at the Government House, Owerri, the state capital. Recall that lawmakers in the National Assembly had about a week ago defected from the ruling APC. On Tuesday last week, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki…

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