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A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties in Ikoyi, Lagos, belonging to former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. 5

Court orders forfeiture of Senator Saraki’s Ikoyi houses

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties belonging to former Senate President Bukola Saraki in Ikoyi, Lagos.

Kwara Assembly: Why Alimi Chalet, other properties were retrieved from Senator Saraki

The Kwara State House of Assembly has disclosed why it directed the seizure of the Alimi Chalet and a landed property popularly called Ile Arugbo which was allegedly acquired by the former Senate President, Bukola Saraki.
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Court dismisses ‘certificate forgery’ suit against Kwara governor

A High Court sitting in Ilorin on Wednesday dismissed the certificate forgery case filed against Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State, following the claimant’s application to withdraw the case
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 compares Bukola Saraki to late dictator Sani Abacha

The senator representing Ebonyi central, Obinna Ogba, has likened the leadership style of the outgoing Senate president, Bukola Saraki, to that of Nigeria’s late military dictator, Sani Abacha.
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).

AGF: Previous acquittal can’t stop Senator Saraki from fresh trial

The Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, has validated the move by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and any other law enforcement agency to investigate the Senate President, Dr Bukola...
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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).

Kwara PDP women protest against new police commissioner

Scores of women, who are also members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), at the weekend, protested against the posting of Commissioner of Police Kayode Egbetokun to 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

Kwara bye-election: APC sending wrong signals ahead of 2019 polls – Bukola Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki says the “open intimidation and harassment of voters” in the Kwara house of representatives bye-election is sending a wrong signal ahead of the 2019 general election.

IPOB rejects VP slot for South East, insists on referendum for Biafra’s exit

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) said that it was not interested in who clinches which party ticket or becomes president or vice in 2019 general election but wants referendum for Biafran restoration.

Eddy Olafeso: Defections will favour PDP in 2019

Despite the current posture of the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), where it sounds unperturbed by the recent gale of defections, there are indications that the party is actually rattled and might be in dilemma about its chances in the next elections.
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Bukola Saraki: Nigerian politician with big ambitions

As the leader of Nigeria's Senate, Bukola Saraki is third in the political hierarchy behind President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Saturday commissioned the Obiri Ikwerre-Airport Road in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, constructed by the Governor Nyesom Wike Administration

Senator Saraki commissions road, fertilizer projects in Rivers

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Saturday commissioned the Obiri Ikwerre-Airport Road in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, constructed by the Governor Nyesom Wike Administration.

Police invite Senator Saraki over Offa bank robberies

The police have invited the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, over the April 5, 2018 Offa bank robberies in which nine policemen and 33 persons were killed and millions of naira stolen.

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German businessman shot dead in Liberia

Details of the incident are unclear, however, a government statement gave his name as Juergen Schedema and local media reported that he worked as a manager in a logging firm in the West African state.
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China advises against travel to Wuhan as coronavirus deaths surge

Chinese authorities have urged people to stop travelling in and out of Wuhan, the city at the centre of a new virus outbreak that has killed 17 people.
Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has expressed his delight after he returned to action for Leicester City in their 4-1 win against West Ham United, in Wednesday’s Premier League game.

Brendan Rodgers praises Wilfred Ndidi’s ‘remarkable’ return from injury

Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers has opened up on Wifred Ndidi’s ‘remarkable’ return.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Kaduna introduces electronic traffic enforcement

The Kaduna State Traffic Law Enforcement Authority (KASTLEA) is being automated to make traffic enforcement in more efficient, a government statement said on Wednesday.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

Governor Obaseki’s aide escapes gunmen, raises the alarm over threat to life

Comrade Solomon Okoduwa, Senior Special Assistant, (SSA) Edo State Governor on Anti-Human Trafficking Issues, on Wednesday cried out over what he described a series of threats to his life.