Tag: Senate President

Bernard DayoMay 7, 2019

The Big 5: Police arrest Adeleke over alleged certificate forgery; 31 feared dead in fresh bandit attack in Zamfara | Other top stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: I’ll be the next senate president – Ndume A former Senate Leader, ...

Bernard DayoMarch 14, 2019

The Late 5: Nigerian soldiers kill 33 Boko Haram insurgents – MNJTF; INEC presents certificates of return to senators-elect | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Nigerian soldiers kill 33 Boko Haram insurgents – MNJTF The Multi-National Joint ...

ToluOctober 7, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Nigeria is going to the World Cup and Bukola Saraki can’t keep calm

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have just beaten their Zambian counterparts to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. Let’s not ...

ToluSeptember 29, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Look who Bukola Saraki spent Friday evening with

It’s TGIF! Literally… Senate President, Bukola Saraki was at the Presidential evening earlier this evening where he attended a special ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 18, 2017

Ban of IPOB activities unconstitutional – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki in a statement on Monday says the defence headquarters did not follow due process in categorising the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 15, 2017

Bill on hate speech, jungle justice will be given priority – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Yusuph Olaniyonu, has ...

AzeezJuly 30, 2017

Devolution of power bill may still scale through – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said the bill on the devolution of power may still be approved when revisited by ...

ToluJuly 19, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senate passes Whistleblower Protection Bill – 5 things you should know

The Nigerian Senate has just passed a bill that seeks to protect those who expose corrupt practices in government – ...

AzeezJuly 17, 2017

We don’t recognise group calling for Saraki’s recall – APC

The All Progressives Congress in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara on Sunday said those calling for the recall ...

AzeezJuly 12, 2017

‘Kwara Central group announces plan to recall Saraki’

Some constituents of Kwara Central Senatorial District, under the umbrella of “Kwara Must Change” have announced plans to recall Senate ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 5, 2017

Observe decorum or be walked out the door – Saraki tells Senators

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Wednesday asked some senators to avoid making noise during plenary to avoid being walked out ...

ToluJuly 5, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Saraki will step into power and yesterday was only the dress rehearsal

While Nigeria’s Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo was away in Ethiopia yesterday, the members of the upper legislative chamber had a ...

ToluJuly 1, 2017

N300m damages for Evans, 2 billion Facebook users | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N4 billion – The Ilorin High Court ordered Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore to pay Senate President, Bukola Saraki this ...

AzeezJune 21, 2017

CCT trial: FG appeals Saraki’s acquittal of false assets declaration

The Federal Government on Tuesday filed 11 grounds notice of appeal against the acquittal of Senate President Bukola Saraki of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 18, 2017

FG to appeal Saraki’s case on Wednesday

The Special Assistant to the President on Prosecutions, Okoi Obono-Obla, said on Saturday that the Federal Government is reportedly ready ...

EditorJune 16, 2017

When should the National Assembly start debating on President Buhari?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Wednesday, June 14, was the victory parade day for Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki. After coming ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 15, 2017

“Our head is bruised but it is unbowed” – Presidency on Saraki’s case

The special assistant to the president on prosecution, Okoi Obono-Obla has said Bukola Saraki’s victory at the Code of Conduct ...

ToluJune 14, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: “I maintained that I will clear my name”, Saraki speaks on CCT trial judgement

Senate President Bukola Saraki’s nearly two-year long trial with the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has taken a major turn. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 14, 2017

BREAKING: CCT discharges Senate President, Bukola Saraki

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has discharged Senate President, Bukola Saraki, saying there is no case by the prosecution ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 14, 2017

CCT rules on request to free Senate President, Saraki today

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in Abuja will today, Wednesday, rule on the no-case submission filed by Senate President ...

ToluJune 9, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: 5 things we learned from Bukola Saraki’s speech at the 2nd anniversary of the eighth senate today

The 8th Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria was inaugurated this day in 2015. As it celebrates its 2nd ...

AzeezMay 24, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. THE WORLD HOLDS ITS BREATH AS PRESIDENT TRUMP FINALLY MEETS ...

AzeezMay 24, 2017

David Mark’s tenure as Senate President was a failure – Ortom

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has said the eight years tenure of Senator David Mark as Senate President was a ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 15, 2017

How to fight corruption – Saraki

by Omoleye Omoruyi The fight against corruption has taken a turn that has made Nigerians distrust the bodies handling the ...

AzeezMay 3, 2017

DSS clears Saraki of N310m ownership

by Azeez Adeniyi The Department of State Service (DSS) has cleared Senate President, Bukola Saraki of the ownership of N310 million allegedly ...

ToluApril 10, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: “The Customs boss uniform issue is unimportant” | 7 things we learnt from Bukola Saraki’s interview

Senate President Bukola Saraki recently spoke to Daily Trust Newspaper in an exclusive interview and he touched on some of ...

AzeezMarch 29, 2017

Paris Club fraud: EFCC to invite Saraki’s aides, others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will soon arrest aides of Senate President Bukola Saraki linked to the alleged ...

AzeezMarch 27, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should monitor today. ‘EFCC report indicts Saraki, aides of N19bn Paris Club scam’  ...

AzeezMarch 24, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: CBN offers $100m forex for corporate customers | Trump ultimatum: Pass health bill Friday or Obamacare stays | More stories

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. Saraki never threatened to shut down the govt – Senate spokesman – ...

ToluMarch 15, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Sen Dino Melaye reads fresh DSS report that says Magu has “failed integrity test”

Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu is currently sitting before the upper chamber of the National Assembly. Senator Dino ...

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