Senate in rowdy session over Buhari’s appointments
The Senate yesterday mandated its Committee on Federal Character to look into allegations of lopsidedness in appointments by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Buhari meets Saraki in Aso Rock, NEC silent on revenue sharing crisis
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with Senate President Bukola Saraki at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Tributes as world leaders remember Nelson Mandela
Leaders across the world yesterday paid tributes as Nelson Mandela International Day was marked to commemorate the 100th year of the birth of the late former South African president.
Court orders services of processes on senate clerk
A Federal High Court, Abuja has ordered service of originating summons and other court process on Senate of the National Assembly and Senate President, through the office of the clerk of the senate.
Saraki and the infallibility of supreme court’s verdict
The exculpation of Senate President Bukola Saraki, last Friday, by the Supreme Court in the false asset declaration suit filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) exemplifies the finality of judicial intercessions in the matter. As lawyers would say, the matter is now res judicata, meaning there has been a final…
The Saraki ‘pyrrhic’ victory
No, it will be delusional to describe Bukola Saraki’s recent acquittal by the Supreme Court as pyrrhic. The man took his critics (which INCLUDED this writer – emphasis on the tense here, please) and political...
Okupe names Saraki, two others as likely president in 2019
A chieftain of the Accord Party (AP) and former presidential spokesman, Chief Doyin Okupe, has named the trio of Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki; Sokoto and Gombe governors, Aminu Tambuwal and Ibrahim Dankwambo, as possible victor in the 2019 presidential election.
Saraki leads National Assembly delegation to United States
Senate President, Bukola Saraki, will lead a delegation of the National Assembly to Washington D.C, United States of America, on a parliamentary visit today. The visit, among others, is meant to strengthen parliamentary and diplomatic relationship between Nigeria and the United States. Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs and International Relations to the Senate President, Bamikole…
Saraki’s acquittal: None should interfere with judiciary, Buhari insists
President Muhammadu Buhari has said the country’s judicial system, no matter the challenges it faces, is truly working, declaring that no one should be allowed to undermine or break it.
Democracy without good political parties?
Because we now enjoy a culture of low expectation in the most populous black nation on earth, we appear to be looking the other way while our leaders at all levels merely converge every week...