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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).

Bukola Saraki: Nigerians waiting to see how Muhammadu Buhari will handle allegations against Adams...

Senate President Bukola Saraki says Nigerians are eagerly waiting to see how President Muhammadu Buhari will handle allegations against Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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).

Bukola Saraki: Senate to probe NNPC over diversion of NLNG dividends

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).
NLC to work against governors opposing new minimum wage

Nationwide strike averted as federal government, labour reach agreement on minimum wage

There was relief yesterday as a midnight agreement between labour and the federal government on the dispute over minimum wage for workers averted a nationwide strike that was scheduled to commence today.
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

Bukola Saraki decries use of $1.05 billion NLNG dividends for fuel subsidy

Senate President Bukola Saraki has faulted reported use of $1.05billion, by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), from its dividends from the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) for fuel subsidy.
Bukola Saraki

Strike: Bukola Saraki appeals to federal government, labour

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has appealed to both the Federal Government and the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)/Trade Union Congress (TUC) to work together in order to avert the proposed workers’ strike in the interest of Nigeria.
Baba Sala

Bukola Saraki: Baba Sala was a prolific artiste

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has described the late ace comedian, Moses Olaiya a.k.a. Baba Sala, as a prolific artiste who contributed immensely to the development of the nation’s movie industry in particular and arts and culture in general, during his lifetime.
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki

2019: Face your problems not my performance at PDP primary – Bukola Saraki replies...

The President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki has responded to the taunt by the All Progressives Congress (APC) over his (Saraki’s) performance at the just concluded Presidential Primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
[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 congratulates Atiku Abubakar, lauds PDP, members for successful convention

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has congratulated former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, for emerging as the Presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the just concluded national convention of the party held in Port Harcourt.
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

Bukola Saraki: David Dafinone was a dedicated community leader

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has described the late elder statesman, Senator David Dafinone, as a highly talented professional, politician and community leader, who dedicated his entire lifetime to the upliftment of humanity.
Senate President Bukola Saraki

[email protected]: Bukola Saraki urges more vibrant citizen participation in governance

The Senate President and People’s Democratic Party presidential aspirant, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Nigerians on the occasion of the nation’s 58th Independence Anniversary and urged them to ensure a more vibrant, constructive and patriotic citizen participation in the governance of their country.

Kwara PDP governorship primaries disrupted by suspected thugs

The governorship primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kwara State was disrupted on Sunday by people described as political thugs.
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Bukola Saraki eulogies dead NAF officer, laments crash incident

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has commiserated with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and the family of the Air Force pilot, who died in a crash in Abuja on Friday.
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

Bukola Saraki mourns the late Funke Adedoyin

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed deep shock over the death of the House of Representatives member representing Ekiti/Isin/Irepodun/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency in Kwara State, Hon. Funke Adedoyin.

Inuwa Bwala: Ali Modu-Sheriff a mole planted to scuttle APC’s chances in 2019

A former aide to ex-governor of Borno State, Ali Modu-Sheriff, has accused him (Sheriff) of being a mole planted by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in order to scuttle the ruling All Progressive Congress’s chances at the polls in 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

Senator Saraki condemns killing of aid worker in Borno

Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, President of the Senate, has condemned the killing of Saifura Hussaini Ahmed Khorsa – the humanitarian worker from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) – by Boko Haram terrorists.
Yekini Nabena

2019: APC accepts Senator Saraki’s challenge to debate on national TV

The Acting National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, has accepted Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s challenge to debate national issues on any national television.
Bukola Saraki

Senator Saraki challenges APC spokesperson to debate on national TV

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has challenged the Acting National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, to a debate on national issues on any national television.
Senate President Bukola Saraki

Senator Saraki: APC scared of possibility of my presidential candidacy

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has welcomed Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, into the 2019 presidential race on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, but with a reminder to him that Nigerians have become tired of his brand of politics.

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