Tag: Senate President

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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This is why Saraki, Ekweremadu’s forgery case was withdrawn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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Janeth JMarch 18, 2016

Saraki’s CCT trial adjourned yet again

The false assets declaration trial of Senate President, Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, has been adjourned to ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 15, 2016

#GEOBill: Saraki says there’s still hope for Gender Equality Bill

The President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, stated that the Gender Equality Bill that was turned down ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 11, 2016

Saraki’s CCT trial pushed forward

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) and lawyers of Senate President Bukola Saraki have agreed to adjourn his trial to ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 18, 2016

Ooni of Ife visits Senate President, Bukola Saraki (PHOTOS)

Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi on Wednesday, paid a courtesy visit to the Senate President Bukola Saraki- in Abuja. ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 10, 2016

Saraki will resign as Senate President… only on this condition – Ali Ndume

Nukola Saraki will not resign as Senate President in spite of his ongoing assets declaration trial at the Code of ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 6, 2016

‘I resign my membership of the PDP’ – Former Senate President, Ken Nnamani

Former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, has announced his resignation from partisan politics as well as his departure from the main ...

Janeth JJanuary 15, 2016

Adelaja Adeoye: Saraki and the tall task of leading Nigeria’s National Assembly

Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki is one of the unassuming personalties we have in the political circuit. This predates back to ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 15, 2015

Why 2016 budget will be made public – Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has revealed that the National Assembly would release to the public, details of the 2016 budget. ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 8, 2015

Saraki hosted a delegation from Saudi Arabia yesterday (PHOTOS)

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and other Senate leaders, received a delegation led by Prince Dr. Khalid Bin Abdullah Al Saud, from ...

Janeth JOctober 4, 2015

APC chieftains, senators reportedly meet over Saraki’s replacement

Leadership of the All Progressives Congress are said to have begun plans to replace the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. APC leaders ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 4, 2015

Why Buhari’s nominees may have been rejected by Senate on Wednesday

It’s been revealed that the Senate was ready to reject the nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari, who were to be ...

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