IPOB’s ban, link to terrorism unconstitutional, says Saraki
In a statement by Saraki to journalists yesterday, he declared that the actions of the military and the Igbo governors did not follow due process and so were unconstitutional.
In Kwara, council poll holds in confined political space
The political space has been limited with the crisis rocking the local branch of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaving only the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) even with its shortcomings, to dominate the field.
Proscription of IPOB is 'unconstitutional' - Saraki
Nigeria's Senate President has said the categorisation of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist organisation by the Nigerian military and its subsequent proscription by the Southeast governors were "unconstitutional and does not follow due process."
Saraki to meet CSOs over alleged N3bn per year senators’ salary
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), wrote Saraki urging him to urgently explain to Nigerians, “if it is true that a Senator gets N29 million in monthly pay, and over N3 billion a year.’’
IPOB: Senate to meet security chiefs
Saraki said in a statement on Sunday in Abuja that security agencies, political and religious leaders must work for the promotion of dialogue as means for tackling agitations, to ensure peace in the country.
JOHESU warns of looming strike, wants Saraki’s intervention
Following the ongoing nationwide strike by resident doctors, the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and the Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations (AHPA) has sought the intervention of Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki....
Buhari in Katsina, en route Daura for Sallah celebration
Dignitaries that include Governor Aminu Bello Masari and Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir Usman received him. Security was tight at both the airport and strategic areas within the state metropolis.
When internal crisis threatens PDP’s prospects in Kwara
According to Oyedepo, Fagbemi’s group was allegedly playing the scripts of the maverick Kwara political kingpin, Bukola Saraki, the Senate President who is being rumoured to be preparing the grounds for his purported plan to move back to the PDP if...
Buhari works from home, writes National Assembly
The Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, yesterday confirmed a receipt of the letter. Buhari, on May 7, transferred power to his deputy, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, as acting president.
Saraki acknowledges receipt of Buhari’s resumption letter
“I have received a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari informing the Senate that he has returned to the country."