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Saraki Faults Governors and Military On IPOB

Saraki Faults Governors and Military On IPOB

Senate president Bukola Saraki has said that the declarations made by the Southeast governors and the Nigerian Army on the Independent People of Biafra, IPOB contravene the Constitution of Nigeria. Saraki, a former governor said the two groups flouted the constitution with their pronouncements, insisting that he believed that should the decisions espoused in the

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Saraki Celebrates Law On Whistleblower

Bukola Saraki, president of the Senate has said that the Senate under his leadership has recorded another feat with the passage of an anti-corruption bill for the protection of whistleblowers in the country.[powr-banner-slider id=f615b390_1500277847679] The Bill, which seeks to encourage and facilitate the disclosures of improper conduct by public officers and public bodies was presented

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Saraki is Free!

The trial of Bukola Saraki, president of the Senate, which started with a lot of drama has ended with as much drama. The prosecuting judge ruled earlier today that the man has been discharged and acquitted of all the charges against him. According to the judge, the prosecution was unable to prove that the former

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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

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