Tag: Senate President

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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’  ...

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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 – ...

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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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AzeezFebruary 13, 2017

Paris loan refund: We have not indicted Senate President, governors – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has dismissed a report that it indicted all 36 governors and Senate President, Bukola ...

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ToluFebruary 9, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: So, who’s next in line for this presidential phone call?

We’ve been watching with passive amusement as some of the top government officials fall over themselves to inform us of ...

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ToluJanuary 13, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Now that the fashion industry has the attention of the Senate President…

It looks like Uche Nnaji just got the fashion industry a good deal with the National Assembly. CEO of top ...

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ToluJanuary 11, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: The Senate’s interest in protecting consumer rights is impressive

Who should we thank for this? Senator Bukola Saraki, yes. In his Welcome Back speech at the House on Tuesday, ...

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ToluJanuary 5, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: This brilliant Made in Nigeria animation got the attention of the Senate President

Created in Lagos by Anthill Studios, Play Thing was shared on Twitter and it caught Senator Bukola Saraki’s eye. The ...

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ToluDecember 24, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Bukola Saraki congratulates President Buhari on defeating Boko Haram

Senate president, Bukola Saraki has sent a congratulatory message to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian Army on their success ...

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ToluDecember 23, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Hon Dogara’s statement denying a relationship with James Ibori is not enough

A video surfaced on the internet yesterday where Senator Peter Nwaoboshi revealed that even while former Delta state governor, James ...

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ToluDecember 19, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Here’s how Senate President Bukola Saraki celebrated his 54th birthday today

As he turned 54 today, Senate President Bukola Saraki went the humanitarian path by giving back to 72 Kwara state ...

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ToluDecember 15, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Between the Senate and Magu – we demand details of this “damning security report”

After nearly six months of ignoring the presidency’s request to confirm Ibrahim Magu as chairman of the EFCC, the Nigerian ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 6, 2016

Opinion: Harnessing the power of the youth towards an inclusive economy

by Olu Onemola and Catherine Sutherland “One thing that is clear it that when we provide a platform for youth ...

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AzeezDecember 1, 2016

Saraki promises early passage of 2017 budget

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Thursday said the 2017 budget will be passed early. Saraki gave the assurance at the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 7, 2016

This is why Saraki, Ekweremadu’s forgery case was withdrawn

The Federal Government on Friday dismissed the forgery case against Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and ...

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ToluSeptember 20, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: “Change will not happen by a slogan” and other things Saraki said at today’s plenary sitting

The  Nigerian Senate resumed today from their seven-week recess and in his welcome speech, Senate President Bukola Saraki made some ...

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RoqeebahSeptember 10, 2016

Dear Saraki, you feel the pains of recession too? Pray, do tell how?

Senator Bukola Saraki says he and other leaders of Nigeria feel the pains of this recession. Really funny, sir. Hard ...

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AzeezSeptember 9, 2016

We are also feeling the pains of recession – Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Friday said leaders in the country are also affected by the current economic recession. The ...

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AzeezJuly 11, 2016

Court vacation leads to adjournment of Saraki, Ekweremadu forgery trial

The trial of Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, alongside two others on charges of forgery ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 20, 2016

Morning Devotion: Will Saraki and Ekweremadu be arrested for forgery?

Joachim MacEbong asks the burning question on most’s lips, will Saraki and Ekweremadu be arrested for forgery? Take a listen. ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 13, 2016

PIB: Saraki suspends bill indefinitely

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has reportedly ordered the indefinite suspension of the Petroleum Industrial Bill (PIB) a few weeks after ...

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Dele BenjaminJune 9, 2016

‘The greatest challenge is keeping the Senate together – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki said on Thursday, that his greatest challenge is keeping the 8th Senate together as a unit. ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 9, 2016

Opinion: 10 memorable quotes from Saraki’s one year in office

by Wale Bakare The Nigerian Senate today celebrates her one year in office under the leadership of Senate President, Bukola ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 7, 2016

‘My trial is a distraction’ – Saraki

Following the series of delays and adjournment in his false asset declaration trial, Senate President Bukola Saraki has expressed frustration ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 2, 2016

This is when Saraki’s CCT trial will resume

After being ‘postponed indefinitely‘, the trial of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal in ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 26, 2016

Opinion: Ilorin people, don’t be ungrateful to Allah on Bukola Saraki

by Taofeek Sanusi Politics is all about authoritative allocation of value; but who is to clinch an atom of that ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 15, 2016

Senate President, Bukola Saraki loses in court, again

Senate President Bukola Saraki has lost another bid to stop the Code of Conduct Tribunal from trying him for alleged ...

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