Abubakar Bukola Saraki
Omo-Agege sues National Assembly, Saraki, IGP, AGF over mace saga
Representative of Delta Central senatorial district, Ovie Omo-Agege, had sued Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki and Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, over the probe of Senate’s invasion and removal of its mace.
Attack on Senate: Saraki commends colleagues, House Members for defending democracy
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has commended the leadership and all members of the Senate for standing up firmly in defence of democracy and the rule of law with their decision to defy those who machinated an attack on the Red Chambers of the National Assembly in which the mace was forcefully taken away.
National Assembly defers 2018 budget approval till May
The National Assembly has given up on its earlier plan to pass the 2018 budget in April. Instead, it has proposed a new date of May 2018.
Saraki decries alleged bid to intimidate senators
President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate will not allow the Executive arm of government at any level to cow its members because of their insistence on the need to adhere to democratic tenets and rule of law.
Separation of powers crucial to survival of democracy, security, says Saraki
President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that full adherence to the principle of Separation of Powers was crucial to the survival of the democracy, good governance and enhanced national security.
Senate condemns scarcity of passport
The Senate yesterday condemned the prevailing hardship being faced by most Nigerians in securing international passports.It also urged the Immigration Service to ensure that the undue scarcity of passport does not continue to exist.
Saraki recalls members from break to probe incident
Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has directed members of the Adhoc Committee on Security to immediately resume sitting and work throughout the weekend in order to produce an interim report for the consideration of the general chamber next week. He noted that the killings were clear indications that the nation’s security architecture needs rejigging. In…
‘Why 2018 budget may not be ready in first quarter’
Hopes of reversing some of the negative trends in the nation’s economy may be dimmed by the Federal Government’s inability to fix the problems that have bedevilled budget preparations.