Saraki visits female Sergeant-at-Arms injured by invaders of senate chambers
Davou was injured on April 18 while trying to stop some unknown persons who invaded the Senate and carted away the Mace.This is contained in a statement released by the Chief Press Secretary to the President of the Senate, Sanni Onogu in Abuja.
We must preserve democracy at all costs - Saraki
The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Friday urged Nigerians to guard the country’s democracy jealously and shun acts that could truncate it.
Saraki, Sultan, others extol virtues of Sheikh Adam Al-Ilory
Amidst pomp and pageantry, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar among other eminent Nigerians have extol the indelible footprint of a renowned scholar and founder, Markaz Ta’alim al Arabiy wa l Islaamiy...
Rescue of remaining Chibok Girls, Leah Sharibu, a must, says Saraki
President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has called for concerted efforts to rescue the remaining 112 Chibok Girls and the Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, from Boko Haram’s captivity.
Why LG autonomy is imperative - Saraki
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has restated his support for local government autonomy in the country, saying the Senate and the National Assembly appreciate...
Saraki urges reforms of international criminal court
Senate President Bukola Saraki has called on the new President of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Justice Chile Eboe-Osuji, to among others, embark on urgent reforms in the court to reassure some African leaders who have accused the ICC of discrimination.
Supreme court fixes July 6 for ruling on false assets declaration charges against Saraki
The Supreme Court will on July 6, 2018 give its ruling on the false assets declaration charge brought against Senate President Bukola Saraki by the Federal Government. Justice Musa Mohammed Dattijo, who presided over the matter yesterday, fixed the date after taking arguments from both Saraki and the Federal Government. Saraki had approached the Supreme…
Senate moves to approve 2018 budget estimates
The Senate yesterday directed its appropriations committee to submit all reports on the 2018 budget estimates before next week for consideration and approval.
A Senate hell bent
Whatever the laws they enact, should the present Senate suffer a return? In all this time, they have helped the PMB Administration achieve little or nothing. Yes, they passed more Bills than any other Senate before them, put checks to Executive excesses while perpetrating theirs, and have maintained a stable Legislature in the face of…
Offa robbery: Atiku, Saraki sue for improved security
Former Vice President and chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and the President of Senate, Bukola Saraki, have called for improved security architecture in the country.
Offa Attack: No stone will be left unturned, says Saraki
Senate President Bukola Saraki has described Thursday’s coordinated bank robberies and attack on unsuspecting citizens in Offa, Kwara State, which claimed the lives of six policemen and six civilians, as a despicable act committed by cruel individuals. In a post on his Facebook page, Saraki stated he and Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed had spoken earlier on Thursday…
Senate rejects $350 million Kaduna loan request
Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s request to secure a $350 million World Bank loan for Kaduna State was yesterday rejected by the Senate.It said the state government already has an existing backlog of $231 million debt with a low Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) status.