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September 21, 2018 6:25 PM Femi Bamigboye: Saraki reacts to death of former Kwara Governor

Senate President Bukola Saraki, has reacted to the death of First Military Governor of Kwara State, Brigadier General Femi David Lasisi Bamigboye. Saraki, in a post on his Twitter page, applauded the contribution of the late Bamigboye to the development of Kwara State. In a condolence message, he wrote: “Rtd. Brigadier General Femi David Bamigboye, led Kwara 17

September 11, 2018 12:24 PM 2019: Saraki appoints Doyin Okupe

Senate President and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Bukola Saraki has appointed Doyin Okupe as chairman of the Media Council for his campaign Organisation. Saraki made the announcement in a statement signed by Hon. Mohammed Wakil, the Director General of his Campaign Organisation. Okupe had served as the National 43

September 8, 2018 7:12 AM 2019: APC challenges Saraki to debate on national TV

The Acting National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, has accepted Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s challenge to debate national issues on any national television. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Yusuph Olaniyonu, had said: “Mr Yekinni Nabena should know by now that many people 17

September 7, 2018 1:30 PM 2019: Why Saraki, Kwankwaso, Tambuwal, others must team up to fight Buhari – Fani-Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Friday declared that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, needs all those who returned back into the party to fight President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. Fani-Kayode said PDP also needs those loyal to the party to team up with those who just returned, ahead of 2019. He said this while urging PDP to learn 20

September 5, 2018 4:29 PM 2019: APC, PDP must get red card – Oby Ezekwesili insists

Former Education Minister, Oby Ezekwesili, on Wednesday, lambasted Presidential aspirants on the platforms of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Ezekwesili, who is the co-convener of BringBackOurGirls, BBOG, advocacy group described the aspirants on both parties as “same-same bad governance candidate.” In a tweet 31

August 31, 2018 6:15 AM 2019: ‘Not too Young To Run’ condemns Saraki’s declaration for Presidency

The ‘Not Too Young To Run’ movement has dissociated itself from the formal declaration by Bukola Saraki to run for president on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Saraki had declared his intention at an event organised by the group on Thursday at the Sheraton hotel, Abuja. The group in a statement by its convener, Samson Itodo said it was disappointed 29

August 30, 2018 8:05 PM 2019: Tambuwal speaks on PDP consensus candidate

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has admitted that picking a consensus candidate “is part of democratic process”. Tambuwal was speaking with newsmen shortly after picking up presidential nomination forms from the Wadata Plaza headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday. He joins notable politicians like Senate President Bukola 26

August 29, 2018 10:37 AM APC vs PDP: Buhari, ex-PDP chieftain disagree over Saraki

Sulyman Buhari, former spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State, has dismissed a comment by ex-State Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Kola Olawoye, on Senate President Bukola Saraki. Kola had alleged that Saraki had promised most political office holders in the state automatic ticket for re-election in order 27

August 26, 2018 5:28 AM Saraki speaks on ‘losing sleep’ over plot to impeach him

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Saturday said he is not losing sleep over the plot to impeach him. Some Senators and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have spoken of their desire to remove Saraki from his position, after he decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Saraki who spoke to newsmen in Asaba after a closed-door 27

August 23, 2018 12:43 PM APC speaks on timetable for Guber, Presidential primaries

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it has not released timetable for its primaries ahead of the 2019 general election. Yekini Nabena, National Publicity Secretary, said this in a statement sent to DAILY POST on Thursday. Reacting to the timetable being currently circulated, Nabena said, “ timetable circulating in the social media and purportedly 21