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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

The rise and fall of Saraki dynasty

The leader of Kwara’s crumbling dynasty has reportedly conceded defeat even as he urged his party to fight to the finish, apparently hoping for a political miracle in the gubernatorial and state assembly elections this Saturday.
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.

US, EU express concern after Nigeria chief justice suspended

The United States, Britain and the European Union expressed concern on Saturday after Nigeria's president suspended the country's chief justice three weeks before the presidential election, with the US warning it could "cast a pall" over the vote in Africa's most populous nation.
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: Justice Onoghen’s suspension coup against democracy

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has described the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari as a coup against democracy and a deliberate attempt to endanger our hard-won democracy.
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).

Pro-Saraki group vows to mobilise six million votes for Atiku Abubakar

A socio-political pressure group linked to the Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Sunday, stated its determination to mobilise over six million votes for Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the forthcoming election.

Election: INEC retains Governor Ahmed as Kwara South PDP senatorial candidate

The Independent National Electoral Commission has retained Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed as the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party for Kwara South Senatorial district election.
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 demands due process in move to try Justice Onnoghen

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.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar warns President Buhari not to throw Nigeria into crisis over planned sack...

The Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari and the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) not to throw Nigeria into an avoidable crisis over their desperation to sack the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen.
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Police denies attacking Senator Saraki’s family, supporters

Nigerian police has debunked the allegations by Nigeria’s Senate president, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, that its men supervised an attack on his family house and his supporters after the ruling All Progressive Congress rally in Kwara state on Thursday.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to complete all abandoned federal projects in Kogi State, if elected in the coming election.

Elections: Atiku Abubakar promises to complete abandoned federal projects in Kogi

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to complete all abandoned federal projects in Kogi State, if elected in the coming election.

PDP: APC’s threat to takeover power in Kwara an unrealistic dream

The Kwara State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the purported threat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and their leaders in the state to takeover power in the state in 2019 as an unrealistic ambition that would not see the light of the day.
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).

2019: Senate president urges Nigerians to remain positive

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on Nigerians to remain positive and hope for better days even as they celebrate the commencement of the New Year, 2019.
[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

Bukola Saraki: Invasion of Dino Melaye’s residence, misuse of police against citizens

The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has described the invasion of the Abuja home of Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District, as another instance of police being used to suppress the rights of the citizenry and silencing people with opposing views to the current administration.
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).

Offa robbery: Money stolen not up to N7 million, but I gave them N10...

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has stated that the money stolen during Offa robbery attack in Kwara State was not up to N7 million, but he gave the community N10 million.

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