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April 18, 2018 4:56 PM Saraki reacts to hoodlums’ snatch of Senate mace

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has commended the leadership and all members of the Senate for standing up firmly in defence of democracy and the rule of law with their decision to defy those who mobilized an attack against the Red Chambers of the National Assembly in which the mace was forcefully taken away. Saraki, speaking from Washington where he is attending 18

April 16, 2018 9:16 AM Pro-Buhari Senators threaten to fight Saraki over ban

The Parliamentary Support Group (PSG), a group of pro-Buhari Senators, have said they are ready to take on the Senate’s leadership over their ban. The PSG said yesterday that its ban could only stand, if similar groups in the Senate were banned. Some members of the group’s Strategic Committee, who met in Abuja yesterday, said it would ask Senate President 21

April 10, 2018 5:39 PM 2018 Budget: Saraki Orders Appropriation Panel To Submit Report Next Week

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday ordered the Senate Appropriation Committee to submit its report on the 2018 budget next week. He made the call before the upper chamber adjourned plenary in honour of late Senator Mustapha Bukar who died while the Senate was on Easter break. President Muhammadu Buhari had on November 7, 2017 presented a 2018 budget 22

April 8, 2018 12:58 PM Offa bank robbery: Saraki a better leader than Buhari – Omokri

Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan says Senate President, Bukola Saraki would make a better leader than President Muhammadu Buhari. Omokri in a series of tweets, said this in reaction to Saraki’s visit to Offa after robbery incident that left many people dead. Reacting, the former presidential spokesman wrote “On this Offa bank robbery 22

April 8, 2018 10:15 AM 2019: God will punish Saraki if he refuses to contest – Primate Ayodele

Primate Elijah Ayodele, founder and spiritual leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, says there would be dire consequences if Senate president Bukola Saraki refused to contest for presidency in 2019. Primate Ayodele revealed this during the weekend while speaking at the dedication of an ultra-modern auditorium in Isheri-Olofin Lagos. “He wants 24

April 6, 2018 3:00 PM Saraki visits Buhari’s hometown, Daura

Bukar, the Madawakin Daura, was representing Katsina North Senatorial District in the Senate. He died at 63, in a private hospital in Abuja in the early hours of Wednesday. Bukar’s body was committed to earth same day at the Daura central cemetery. Late Bukar’s colleagues at the Senate, who attend the funeral included Ahmed Lawan, Aliyu Wammako, Abu Ibrahim 28

March 30, 2018 10:50 AM Saraki reacts to death of Reps member, Buba Jubril

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Friday reacted to the death of Kogi-born Reps member, Umar Buba Jibril. The member, who represented Lokoja/Kogi federal constituency in the House of Representatives, was on Friday morning announced dead. Saraki, in a statement on his verified Twitter handle, offered his condolence to the family of the deceased 23

March 16, 2018 4:29 PM Buhari, Saraki, Obasanjo to attend political summit Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday be a guest of honour at the 3rd annual national political submit slated to take place in Abuja. Others to grace the occasion include the Senate President Bukola Saraki, House Speaker Yakubu Dogara, and former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The 3-day event is themed “Reforming the Nigerian Federation:Which Way Forward 20

March 11, 2018 4:27 PM Buhari, Saraki mourn Saleh Michika

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent condolences to the government and people of Adamawa State on the passing on of its first civilian governor, Alhaji Abubakar Saleh Michika, on Saturday. Buhari commiserated with the family, friends and professional colleagues of the astute administrator, political strategist and community developer, who he said worked 30

March 7, 2018 6:57 PM Kogi crisis ‘threat to Nigeria democracy’ – Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki on Wednesday condemned the lingering socio-political unrest in Kogi State especially the recent attack by suspected armed thugs on Sen. Ahmed Ogembe. Saraki added that, “It’s not really just about Kogi State, but it is clear from what we are seeing that Kogi State is coming to the point where it is a threat to our democracy 28