Tag: Saraki

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Bernard DayoJuly 1, 2019

The Late 5: Court orders forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s N9.2bn, $8.4m; Atiku, PDP propose 400 witnesses to challenge Buhari’s victory | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Atiku, PDP propose 400 witnesses to challenge Buhari’s victory The Peoples Democratic ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 13, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 13th of May

Check out our latest stories by following the links below:   #ICYMI: Have you seen all the amazing English Premier ...

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Bernard DayoMay 13, 2019

The Big 5: EFCC seizes Saraki’s houses in Ikoyi, marks others; Gunmen invade Katsina village, set houses ablaze | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: EFCC seizes Saraki’s houses in Ikoyi, marks others According to ...

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Bernard DayoApril 25, 2019

The Big 5: Oyetola, APC, INEC urge Appeal Court to uphold Osun elections; Senate will pass 2019 budget on April 30 – Saraki | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Oyetola, APC, INEC urge Appeal Court to uphold Osun elections ...

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Israel AyideNovember 2, 2018

The power of youth that drove the #GrowNigeria movement

Middle of this year, I had a burnout. I lost the drive, became almost depressed and felt that everything was ...

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Alexander OnukwueOctober 26, 2018

Can the PDP be ruthless and impartial? They have a chance with Atunwa’s NYSC scandal

The People’s Democratic Party have an opportunity to show that they have truly reformed in character by properly addressing the ...

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ThankGod UkachukwuOctober 17, 2018

Choosing Saraki as the DG of Atiku’s presidential Campaign Council is a pragmatic choice

Nowadays, rumours in Nigerian politics most likely turn out to be true. As this article was written to appraise Dr ...

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Alexander OnukwueAugust 22, 2018

Igbo Presidency, defending Atiku: These are the talking points from Saraki’s ‘robust’ response

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has responded to the statement released by Bola Tinubu in which the APC leader accused Saraki ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 21, 2018

Opinion: #OpenNASS, Who Defection Epp?

Defections by politicians has been ongoing since 1951 when the first celebrated cross carpeting was led by Chief Obafemi Awolowo. ...

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Alexander OnukwueAugust 20, 2018

Tambuwal will dwarf Saraki, No third force | Five talking points from the Tinubu response to APC defections

The APC national leader, Bola Tinubu, has responded to the defections of Bukola Saraki and Sokoto state Governor Aminu Waziri ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 1, 2018

Opinion: Nigeria deserves better than the drama we’ve been subjected to this tenure

by Ayobami Adekojo On the 28th of March 2015, the people of Nigeria showed their resentment of the incumbent government ...

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Alexander OnukwueAugust 1, 2018

Saraki for President is a real possibility now, but will he take the bait?

However long it was going to take, Bukola Saraki’s defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been in the ...

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tosin adesinaJune 25, 2018

Panama Papers: Seychelles begin probe of Saraki but it seems Nigeria is not interested

When we thought the uproar generated over the Panama Papers leak of April 2016 which named Senate President Bukola Saraki, ...

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Alexander OnukwueApril 2, 2018

Lai’s looter’s list is a re-election appeal that will not work

The Federal Government has released 23 names who it claims were looters of the treasury under the Goodluck Jonathan PDP ...

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Alexander OnukwueFebruary 28, 2018

How long will the patch hold? 4 talking points from the APC’s NEC meeting

The All Progressives Congress held its 5th National Executive Council Meeting on Tuesday at the party’s secretariat in Abuja. President ...

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EzinneNovember 8, 2017

The Thread: “PMB’s stamina is impressive”, “All these trillions with nothing to show” | TwitterNG reactions to 2018 Budget

Yesterday, President Buhari presented the 2018 budget, dubbed the Budget of Consolidation, to the National Assembly. Here’s the breakdown of ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 28, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria’s Senate and its basket of empty probes

by Fredrick Nwabufo   The Nigerian Senate is impotent. So impotent that it engages in theatrical probes to conceal the ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2017

Opinion: Why Nigerians must overthrow the tyranny of the National Assembly

by Bayo Oluwasanmi Alexis Tocqueville never met Bukola Saraki. Had he encountered the APC Senate President or President Muhammadu Buhari ...

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ToluOctober 4, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: The people of Kwara are reportedly tired of the Sarakis

Or so it seems! According to Sahara Reporters, women and youth in Ilorin held a rally calling for “an end ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 27, 2017

Opinion: Governor Ajimobi, have you any answers to these questions about LAUTECH’s crisis?

by Busari Azeezat A parent whose child is 25 years is supposed to be at peace, after all, it is ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 13, 2017

Reuben Abati: Dear President Buhari, what about these unseen threats to your presidency?

by Reuben Abati   Mama Taraba is Senator Aisha Alhassan, the current Minister of Women Affairs in the Muhammadu Buhari ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 9, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: Itse Sagay – A rare gem in the midst of brash stones

by Peregrino Brimah I understand when I am referred to as an insatiable and indomitable critic. With Nigeria so far behind, ...

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EzinneSeptember 8, 2017

The Thread: This is the curse of Nigeria’s leaders

There was a major riot over Atiku on Twitter yesterday, after Aisha Alhassan, Buhari’s Minister of Women’s Affairs, was outed ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 8, 2017

So is Itse Sagay guilty of hate speech?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The statement issued by Senator Sabi Abdullahi on behalf of the Senate urged President Buhari to ...

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EzinneSeptember 7, 2017

The Thread: Saraki will change the game for 2019

It’s 17 months to the next presidential election, but TwitterNG is already fielding its presidential candidates. So far, we have ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 5, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Saraki, Sowore & Nigeria’s Barabbas moment

by Pius Adesanmi There are two problems bordering on abomination in my title. First problem: the names, Saraki and Sowore, ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 18, 2017

Opinion: Applause for the Nigerian Senate’s constitutional amendments

Adedamola David Adejobi The 8th Senate under the distinguished leadership of Senate President Bukola Saraki deserves to be commended for ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 11, 2017

Opinion: Saraki’s pension drama- Who is he fooling?

By Gbenga Odunsi In July, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) asked Abubakar Malami, Attorney-General of the Federation and ...

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ToluAugust 9, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Kwara govt backs Saraki, says he returned pension payments

The Kwara state government has stepped in to corroborate Senate President Bukola Saraki’s claims regarding pension payment from the state ...

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ToluAugust 3, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Here’s how Saraki got the Senate to achieve its “unprecedented success”

It is no longer news that the 8th Senate under the leadership of Senate President Bukola Saraki has achieved feats ...

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