I didn’t import any Bullet Proof SUV let alone avert duties – Dr. Bukola Saraki

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki appearing before the Senate Committee on Ethics and Public Petitions headed by Senator Sam Anyanwu and other six members on allegations of importation of bullet proof SUV without paying duties due Nigerians Customs Service has exonerated himself of any official misconduct.  He referred the allegation as the handiwork of…

National Assembly Will Not Stifle Freedom of Worship

Nigeria’s Senate President Bukola Saraki (NAN) The Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, says the National Assembly will not enact any law that will stifle the freedom of worship in the country. Saraki made this known in a statement by his Chief Press secretary, Mr Sanni Onogu on Saturday in Abuja. He made the pledge at the…

Our Plans to Take Nigeria Out of Recession – Senate President

Chuks Okocha, Abuja: Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki yesterday told the visiting European Union (EU) delegation that the National Assembly was working on some legislations aimed at propelling Nigeria out of the current economic recession. He also commended the EU for monitoring the 2015 general elections in Nigeria, which he said has set new…

Saraki holds secret meeting with Buhari again

Buhari and Saraki President Muhammadu Buhari and the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday met behind closed-door to discuss national issues. Channels television reports that after the meeting, Dr. Saraki told reporters that there was no crisis in the Senate over the removal of Senator Ali Ndume as Leader of the upper chamber. The…

Saraki’s Opening Speech As The Senate Resumes From Recess

Distinguished colleagues, it is heartwarming for me to see you back in good health, refreshed and energized for the work ahead. Let me on behalf of myself and the entire leadership wish you and all Nigerians a very happy new year. 2016, was a very challenging year for all of us. But I assure you…

Saraki pays tribute to late Kure

Abdulkadir Kure, former Governor of Niger State. The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has expressed shock over the death of the former Governor of Niger State, Abdulkadir Kure. In a statement signed by Bamikole Omisore, Special Assistant (New Media) to the Senate President, Saraki described Kure as a man who sacrificed all he…

I won’t condone aides breaking law- Saraki

Senator Bukola Saraki The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki on Friday said that he would not condone any of his aides that broke the law. This is contained in a Press Statement signed by Saraki’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Mr. Yusuph Olaniyonu. “The attention of the Senate President has been drawn…

Breaking: Saraki’s trial at Code of Conduct Tribunal continues

Senator Bukola Saraki in the dock The trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki continued before Justice Danladi Umar at the Code of Conduct Tribunal on Monday in Abuja. The trial followed the dismissal of Saraki’s application seeking to stop the trial by the Appeal Court in Abuja. The embattled Senate President had filed a petition…

Senate forgery trial: FG not ready for Saraki’s case – Lawyer tells Judge

Federal Government on Wednesday failed to open its forgery case against the President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu. Saraki, Ekweremadu, former clerk of the national assembly, Salisu Maikasuwa and the deputy clerk, Benedict Efeturi are facing two count charges of alleged criminal conspiracy and forgery of the Senate…

Senate to investigate food diversions in IDP camps — Saraki

The Senate will investigate the severe hunger crisis in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the North-East, President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has said. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Yusuph Olaniyonu, Special Adviser to the Senate President on Media and Publicity and made available to newsmen on Saturday in…

Senate to investigate hunger crisis in IDPs camps

Senate President, Bukola Saraki The Senate will investigate the severe hunger crisis in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the North-East, President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has said. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Yusuph Olaniyonu, Special Adviser to the Senate President on Media and Publicity and made available to…

CCB Fixes New Dates for Saraki’s, Orubebe’s Trials

The Code of Conduct Tribunal has fixed September 21 for judgment in the case of non-declaration of assets against former Minister for Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godswill Orubebe. A statement by the CCT’s Head of Press and Public Relations, Mr Ibraheem AL-Hassan ,said ‎the tribunal has also announced a date, October 5th, for ruling on…

There must be a Trust Fund for Nigerian athletes – Saraki

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has advocated trust fund to cater for Nigerian athletes while alive and after their demise. Saraki represented by Alloy Chukwuemeka, his club’s Director of Football, made this known in Ilorin on Sunday. “When you look at what is happening around our heroes in sports, you will agree with me…

Saraki advocates trust fund for Nigerian athletes

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has advocated trust fund to cater for Nigerian athletes while alive and after their demise. Saraki represented by Alloy Chukwuemeka, his club’s Director of Football, made this known in Ilorin on Sunday. “When you look at what is happening around our heroes in sports, you will agree with me…

Saraki hires nurse, maid for Rashidi Yekini’s mother

•FLASH BACK…Former Super Eagles striker, Rashidi Yekini, celebrating Nigeria’s first World Cup goal at USA ‘94 Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has hired a maid and a nurse to take care of the late Rasheed Yekini’s mother, Alhaja Sikirat Yekini. Saraki, represented by the Director of Football, Abubakar Bukola Saraki FC, Alloy Chukwuemeka, disclosed this…

Saraki hires nurse, maid for Rashidi Yekini’s mother

Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has hired a maid and a nurse to take care of the late Rasheed Yekini’s mother, Alhaja Sikirat Yekini. Saraki, represented by the Director of Football, Abubakar Bukola Saraki FC, Alloy Chukwuemeka, disclosed this on Friday in Ijagbo, Oyun Local Government Area of the state. He also donated a tricycle…

Senate President hires maid, Nurse for late Rasheed Yekini’s mother

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has hired a maid and a nurse to take care of the late Rasheed Yekini’s mother, Alhaja Sikirat Yekini. Saraki, represented by the Director of Football, Abubakar Bukola Saraki FC, Alloy Chukwuemeka, disclosed this on Friday in Ijagbo, Oyun Local Government Area of the state. He also donated a…

Senate President hires maid, Nurse for late Rasheed Yekini’s mother

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has hired a maid and a nurse to take care of the late Rasheed Yekini’s mother, Alhaja Sikirat Yekini. Saraki, represented by the Director of Football, Abubakar Bukola Saraki FC, Alloy Chukwuemeka, disclosed this on Friday in Ijagbo, Oyun Local Government Area of the state. He also donated a…