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Vice President, Osinbajo signs 2017 budget

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has signed the 2017 appropriation bill into law. Mr Osinbajo signed the budget at about 4:40 p.m. on Monday inside his conference room in the presence of the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari; Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, Ministers and

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Saraki Appears in Court, to Return October 21

Bukola Saraki, senate president, finally appeared at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT on Tuesday to answer to charges related to his asset declaration. The senate President was accompanied to the tribunal by some of his colleagues, including Ike Ekweremadu, the deputy senate president. The case came up for hearing at 10:32am and was not

Short And Sharp

Buhari should know that being slow and steady is analogue…. one needs to be smart as well. Abimbola Adelakun, columnist with The Punch Newspaper commenting on the President’s style of governance. You should go to [every nook and cranny] of Bayelsa State to sell this good product. Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, former governor of Bayelsa State, urging

Saraki Names Galaudu, Olaniyonu as Aides

Bukola Saraki, Senate president, has approved the appointment of Isa Galaudu, representative of Kebbi North Senatorial District in the Seventh Senate as his Chief of Staff. The Senate president also confirmed the appointment of Yusuph Olaniyonu, the immediate past Commissioner for Information and Strategy in Ogun State, as his Special Adviser on Media. This was

Saraki Vows to Tackle Corruption in NNPC

Bukola Saraki, Senate President, has promised to visit the alleged corruption in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. He also promised that the Senate, under his leadership, would fix the amount the corporation could spend to run its operations. Saraki said this when member groups of the Civil Society Situation Room, led by the convener,Clement

NASS Leadership: APC Accepts Saraki and Dogara

John Odigie-Oyegun, national chairman, All Progressives Congress, APC, has announced on Friday that the party has accepted Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara as the President of the Senate and speaker of the House of Representatives respectively. Odigie-Oyegun, who spoke after the transition committee submitted their report to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Defense house in

Saraki Emerges Senate President

Senator Abubakar Bukola-Saraki has emerged, Senate President of the 8th National Assembly under very controversial circumstance. Meanwhile, erstwhile deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu has been re-elected deputy Senator President after defeating Senator Ali Ndume to the position. Elected Senators of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and a faction of the ruling All Progressives Congress,

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APC Guber Primaries: Gov Ahmed Wins Ticket In Kwara

Abdulfatah Ahmed, Kwara State governor, on Thursday won the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship primaries with a total of 3,016 votes. The incumbent governor, who was the sole candidate at the primary, was about two months ago endorsed by Bukola Saraki, his political leader, for a second term of office. Declaring the result of the

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