Tag Archives: Saraki

Planned Strike: Nigerians’ Interest Should Be Paramount, Saraki Tells FG, Labour

Senate President Bukola Saraki (file)   Senate President Bukola Saraki has called on the Federal Government as well as the organised labour to be more concerned about the interest of the people. He made the appeal on Monday in a

Saraki Mourns Former Minister, Anthony Anenih

(File) Senate President Bukola Saraki speaks during a plenary at the Senate Chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja.   Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki has expressed sadness over the death of a former Minister of Works and Housing who

16 candidates challenge Saraki for senate seat

Senate President Bukola Saraki weighing the options Senate President Bukola Saraki has an uphill battle on his hand to save his Kwara Central Senatorial seat as he faces a poll contest with 16 other candidates, four of whom are women.

Senate Passes Electoral Act Amendment Bill As Saraki Anticipates Buhari’s Assent

File photo of a plenary at the Senate   The Senate has passed the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. The bill was passed on Tuesday after it was read for the third time on the floor of the Senate at the

Ex-CJN Kutigi’s Death, A Colossal Loss – Saraki

Former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Idris Kutigi (file)   The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has described the death of a former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Idris Kutigi, as a colossal loss to Nigeria. Dr Saraki said

PDP, APC Senators Disagree As Saraki Declines Akpabio’s Request To Speak

  There was a disagreement among lawmakers on the floor of the Senate during Wednesday’s plenary in Abuja. The dispute started when the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, declined the request of former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, who

2019: Saraki Appointed DG Of Atiku Presidential Campaign Council

Bukola Saraki   Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has appointed the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, as Director – General of the Atiku Presidential Campaign Council. The National Chairman

Saraki Condemns Killing Of Second UN Aid Worker

(File) Senate President Bukola Saraki speaks during a plenary at the Senate Chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja.   The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has condemned the killing of another UN aid worker, Hauwa Leman, by Boko Haram

Saraki, Atiku, Kwankwaso, Nine Others Jostle For PDP Presidential Ticket

Twelve top politicians of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today jostle for the party’s presidential ticket. Delegates and members of the party are currently at the Adokiye Amasiemeka Stadium, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, venue of the convention to pick

Police Summon Saraki, Melaye, Others Over Abuja Protest

  The Police has summoned Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki, Senators Dino Melaye and Ben Bruce who were among those involved in a protest on Friday. The senators and other leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), took

BREAKING: Saraki, Dogara, Secondus, Lead Protest Against Osun Election Outcome

 Leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are currently protesting against the outcome of the recently concluded Osun State Governorship election. PDP leaders including Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and

2019: Saraki Pledges To Fight Injustice, Impunity

File photo of Bukola Saraki   The Senate President and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Bukola Saraki, has assured Nigerians that he will fight injustice and impunity if he emerges as the flagbearer of the party. Saraki stated this when

Saraki Asks Nigerians To Get Actively Involved In Nation-Building

File photo Senate President Bukola Saraki has asked Nigerians to get actively involved in politics and nation-building by supporting leaders who are capable of realizing the Nigerian dream. He said this in a statement on Monday as the country marked

Osun Election: Saraki Meets Omisore, Says He Is More Confident Of PDP’s Victory

  Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki on Monday visited Ile-Ife in Osun State to meet with the candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Senator Iyiola Omisore, ahead of Thursday’s supplementary poll. Saraki told journalists that the meeting which lasted for