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FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Senator Saraki calls for prayers to end security challenge

Former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on Nigerian Muslims to devote their prayers during the Eid-el-Kabir festival to calling on Almighty Allah to end the numerous security challenges facing the country and further restore unity among the citizenry.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says no amount of media campaign against its Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu will stop the prosecution of the former President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki.

Senator Saraki: I’m innocent of EFCC charges

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Monday said that he is not in any form of media war with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Children’s Day: We are praying for the release of Leah Sharibu, others – Senator Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday, revealed that he is praying for the release of Leah Sharibu and other children, who are in captivity.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Senator Saraki denies ordering stringent guidelines for journalists

Senate President Bukola Saraki has reacted to the controversy over new requirements for accreditation of journalists intending to cover the National Assembly.

Governor Ahmed: My tenure has been impactful

Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has expressed profound gratitude to God for making his tenure in office eventful and fruitful.
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Senator Saraki reacts as EFCC seizes houses in Ikoyi

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has lambasted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over the seizure of some of his residential houses in Ikoyi, Lagos.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Senator Saraki, Speaker Dogara, others bag awards for exemplary leadership

Arrangements have been concluded to honour the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and three others with special media awards.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Senator Saraki named IHRC’s ambassador

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has been nominated as an “Ambassador-at-Large” of the International Human Rights Commission (IHRC).
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Senator Saraki nominated as international human rights commission ambassador

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has been nominated as an “Ambassador-at-Large” of the International Human Rights Commission (IHRC).

Senate passes Police trust fund bill

Saraki said, “By passing this bill, we will be creating big strides towards providing and improving security and the policing in our country.”
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has advised the Federal Government to ensure that its plans to put on trial the nation’s chief judicial officer, Hon. Justice Walter Onnoghen, follows due process.

Senator Saraki: Why we didn’t confirm Ibrahim Magu

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday explained the controversial refusal of the Senate to confirm Ibrahim Magu as the substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Group canvasses search for Senate Presidency in South-East

The Partners for Legislative Agenda for Nigeria (PLAN), a coalition of civil society and youth groups in Nigeria, has called for the broadening of the search for the Senate President in the North-east.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Ninth Senate: Leave Bukola Saraki out of your jostle for Senate presidency – PDP...

The Senate Caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party has called on their counterparts in the All Progressives Congress to stop dragging the name of the incumbent Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, into the schemes and plots by Senators-elect of the ruling party over who and who gets elected into the leadership of the Ninth Senate.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Senator Saraki: Etsu Patigi was a man of peace

President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed sadness over the death of a foremost traditional ruler in Kwara State, the Etsu Patigi, Alhaji Umar Chatta Ibrahim, describing him as a man of peace.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Senator Saraki urges Nigerians to come out and vote on Saturday

President of the Senate and Director General of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on Nigerians who have collected their Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC) across the nation to ensure that they come out to vote in massive numbers on February 16, 2019.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

PDP, CUPP allege plots to frame Atiku Abubakar, Bukola Saraki on murder, gunrunning charges

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) Thursday said there were plots to frame its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki on phantom charges of gunrunning and murder.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Senator Saraki: Why Kwara police commissioners are frequently changed

The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday night mocked the opposition over what he termed their incessant replacement of Commissioners of Police in Kwara State.
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Senator Saraki: Joseph Waku was a fearless politician

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed deep sadness over the demise of Senator Joseph Kennedy Waku.

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Asiwaju Tinubu bags African democracy award

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PDP youth group confirms Emeka Kalu as national director

In its bid to reposition the party and return it to the winning trail, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leadership has confirmed Dr. Emeka C. Kalu, as National Director, Special Duties of Peoples Democratic Party Youth Alliance (PDPYA).
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Attempt to deny Governor Obaseki ticket will kill APC in Edo – chieftain

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, Charles Idahosa, has warned that any attempt to push Governor Godwin Obaseki out of APC or deny him governorship ticket in the 2020 election will be the end of APC in the State.