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July 13, 2018 8:16 PM APC crisis: Oshiomhole meets Kwankwaso, Tambuwal

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has met with former Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso and Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state, in his latest round of peace talks with aggrieved members of the party. Oshiomhole had earlier met with Senate President Bukola Saraki, House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu 19

July 13, 2018 5:00 AM Bill to create state, LG police passes first reading in Senate– The Sun News

A bill to amend section 214 of the 1999 Constitution, as amended, which deals with the Establishment of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), scaled First Reading on the floor of the Senate, yesterday. Plans to amend that section of the constitution was suggested by the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremandu, last week. In the planned constitution review 21

July 12, 2018 12:36 PM Saraki mourns Kawu Baraje’s mother

Senate President Bukola Saraki has condoled with Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje, and the entire Baraje’s family, on the death of their mother, Hajiya Aisha Omoagba Baraje. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki spoke glowingly of the late Hajiya Baraje and stated that she has raised a family that has produced 17

July 12, 2018 5:23 AM Ojezua warns APC not to negotiate with R-APC, speaks on Saraki, Dogara leaving party

The Edo State chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Anslem Ojezua, has warned the party against negotiating with the factional Reformed All Progressives Party (R-APC). Ojezua, who spoke in Benin yesterday, said that it would not be proper for the party to negotiate with an illegal body. He said that the APC’s constitution provides for conflict 23

July 8, 2018 7:26 AM Saraki: I’m surprised by Supreme Court judgement – Prof. Sagay

Sagay also said he needed to see the evidence and the law applied by the court in its ruling. The professor of law, who spoke with Vanguard, said, “The answer is not what I can comment on meaningfully and rationally because I have not read it. “It is a technical thing, one has to see the evidence and the law the court applied before one can pass any judgement 19

July 7, 2018 5:54 AM Dino Melaye reacts to Saraki’s Supreme Court victory

Dino Melaye, Senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly has congratulated Senate President Bukola Saraki on his victory at the Supreme Court. “Congratulations my man, brother, oga and friend. Owo bagadagodo won,” Melaye posted on his Instagram page, along with a picture of him lifting the Senate President above the ground. Saraki was acquitted 23

July 6, 2018 2:15 PM Assets declaration: Jonathan’s former aide, Omokri reacts to Supreme Court judgment on Saraki

Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to the Supreme Court judgment on the trial of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, for false assets declaration at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT. The apex court upheld Saraki’s appeal and discharged him of the remaining three charges against him. The court upheld the appeal 22

July 4, 2018 2:00 PM Saraki seeks collaboration of 36 States Assembly on State, Community Policing

Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Wednesday called for collaboration of the 36 States’ Assembly in the amendment of the 1999 Constitution to provide for State and Community Policing in the country. Saraki spoke when the 36 States Assembly Speakers, led by its Chairman and Speaker of the Gombe State House of Assembly, Hon. Abdulmumin Ismaila Kamba 30

July 3, 2018 5:40 PM National Assembly protest: Saraki identifies ministers, APC governors as sponsors

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has identified ministers and governors in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, as those who sponsored the protest against the National Assembly members on Tuesday. The Senate President stated this on the floor of the senate on Tuesday after Barnabas Gamade, senator representing Benue north-east, drew the attention 21

July 3, 2018 1:37 PM Buhari requests senate confirmation of Folashodun as CBN Deputy Governor

Senate Tuesday was asked by President Muhammadu Buhari to confirm Folashodun Adebisi Sonubi as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. In his letter read by Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Buhari stated, “In accordance with the provisions of section 81 sub section 2 of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN establishment act 2017, I have the pleasure 25