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Court orders EFCC, SSS, others to suspend planned probe on Saraki

Federal High Court in Abuja has the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, The Department of State Security Services, SSS, and three other law enforcement agencies to put on hold their planned probe on Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Saraki commends Buhari over diplomatic effort at releasing Zainab, Abubakar from Saudi prison

Senate President Bukola Saraki has commended the diplomatic effort of President Muhammadu Buhari in seeing to the release of Zainab Aliyu and Ibrahim Abubakar from Saudi Arabia prisons over alleged drug trafficking.

Buhari declines assent to 5 bills

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to five bills from the National Assembly.

Senate reconstitutes Minimum Wage committee

The Senate on Tuesday appointed Senate Deputy Majority Whip, Sen. Francis Alimikhena, as Acting Chairman of the Adhoc Committee on Minimum Wage.

Saraki disturbed as Kwara records low voters’ turn-out

Senate President Bukola Saraki has expressed disappointment over low turn-out of voters in the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in the state.

Saraki played God during his tenure, nemesis now catching up with him – Ndume

Mohammad Ali Ndume, the senator representing Borno South at the National Assembly, says Nemesis is now catching of with the Senate President Bukola Saraki for having failed to return to the Senate during the last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.

Only 8 Senators attend Tuesday’s plenary, session adjourned for lack of quorum

The Senate on Tuesday resumed plenary after a one-month recess to give way for the just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections.

Lai Mohammed reacts to Doyin Okupe’s claim, says ‘Saraki has never been my Godfather’

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has reacted to a statement credited the Special Adviser (Media) to the Director-General of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Dr Doyin Okupe.

Atiku’s Presidency will unite Nigerians, provide jobs, security – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has assured Nigerians that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, PDP presidential candidate, would unite Nigerians, provide jobs and end insecurity, if elected into office.

My govt will not promise and fail like Buhari’s – Atiku

Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday assured Nigerians that he would not abandon them if given the opportunity to become the president.

Judge presiding over Saraki aide’s N3.5bn fraud transferred

The commencement of trial of an aide to Senate President Bukola Saraki, Gbenga Makanjuola, facing charges of N3.5 billion fraud, before Justice Babs kuewumi of a Federal High Court, Lagos, was on Thursday, stalled, following his transfer.

2019: Defeating Saraki, easiest nut to crack for APC – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed says Kwara Central Senatorial District, represented by Senate President Bukola Saraki will be the easiest to be delivered to the All Progressives Congress in this year’s general elections.

Offa Robbery: Lai Mohammed presents ‘unedited’ audio clip to discredit Saraki’s N10m donation claim

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has presented the edited and unedited versions of the live radio interview of Senate President Bukola Saraki on Christmas Day in which he claimed to have donated N10million to the Offa robbery victims in Kwara state.

CUPP: Atiku meets 15 presidential candidates, promises to run govt devoid of cabals

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has assured the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, that if elected, he would stick to the tradition of the former ruling party to run a government of national unity.

Kwara market women reject Nigerian govt’s Tradermoni support

Market women at two major markets; Mandate Ultra-modern market, Adewole and Ipata market in Ilorin metropolis, Kwara State, have rejected the Federal Government’s Social Investment Programme, Tradermoni, Nigerian tribune reported.

Jonathan, a true democrat – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja hailed his predecessor, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, for voluntarily conceding defeat at the 2015 general elections, describing him...

Kaduna-based TV station fires staff for supporting Buhari on Facebook

Kaduna based broadcast medium, DITV-Alheri Radio, owned by a former President Muhammadu Buhari’s ally, Hakim Baba-Ahmed, has sacked its employee for posting pro-Buhari comments...

2019: Youth Parliament endorses Saraki loyalist, Olanrewaju

Ahead of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP primaries, the Nigerian Youth Parliament has endorsed the candidacy of Abdulmajeed Olanrewaju-Oba to represent the people of...

2019: Sen Ndume rubbishes Senate President, says ‘Saraki can only win election in Kwara’

A member of the National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume, has dismissed Senate President Bukola Saraki’s presidential ambition, describing it as a pipe dream and “not...

APC accuses Saraki, Dogara of committing ‘treason’ over refusal to reconvene

The All Progressives Congress, APC, says the failure of the National Assembly leadership to reconvene, as had been widely expected, is highly treasonable. Reacting to...

Sen. Makarfi condemns police siege to Saraki, Ekweremadu’s residence, welcomes decampee Senators, Reps

Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ahmed Makarfi, had condemned the Tuesday’s siege to the residences of Principal Officers of the National Assembly, by detachments of the Nigerian Police Force.

JUST IN: Saraki’s Chief of Staff, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, dumps APC

Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, a close associate and political ally to the Senate President Bukola Saraki, has officially dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC.

What Saraki, Dogara discussed with Buhari

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Wednesday held a closed door meeting...

Plateau killings: Saraki says Nigeria isn’t safe  

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to direct his security chiefs to immediately produce quick-response measures aimed at tackling the spate of killings in Nigeria.

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