Abubakar Bukola Saraki
The paradox of representation in Nigeria
I have observed that election transforms politicians into representatives in any democracy. Every elected representative is the product of aggregate votes by the electorate including the president...
NASS invasion: FG planning to twist facts to indict us, says Saraki
Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, have raised the alarm that the federal government has commenced the execution of a plot to implicate them and their colleagues in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for last Tuesday’s invasion ...
‘It’s been a tortuous journey of 1018 days’
The Supreme Court yesterday discharged the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, from the alleged false assets declaration charges brought against him by the Federal government.The court in a judgment delivered by Justice Centus Chima Nweze, set aside the decision of the Court of Appeal and affirmed the decision of the Code of Conduct Tribunal ...
Saraki reacts to Supreme Court ruling
The Senate president, Bukola Saraki Friday said his vindication by the supreme court on the charges of false assets declaration brought against him by the Federal Government has further strengthened his belief in Nigeria. The Code of Conduct Bureau had on September 16, 2015, filed a 13-count charge against Saraki for alleged false and anticipatory…
Court dismisses Saraki’s false assets declaration charges
The Supreme Court has discharged the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, from the alleged false assets declaration charges brought against him by the Federal government.
FG does not have enough manpower to end attacks, says Ekweremadu
The Deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu has said the Nigerian government does not have enough manpower to fatal clashes in the country, noting that the prevailing insecurity in the country has become an ‘international embarrassment’. “The fact is, the Federal Government does not have enough manpower to fight these attacks," he said during the Senate…
"We must do away with our differences to stop killings" - Saraki
Nigeria Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has urged all government structures to put away all political differences and to make the security and welfare of Nigerians a top priority. The Senate president decried the incessant bloodshed in the country. He emphasized that it is never pleasant to lose even one Nigerian life. “The security…
Ceaseless killings require drastic action, says Saraki
The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, yesterday, came down hard on incessant killing of citizens in different parts of the country, especially the recent wanton destruction of lives in Plateau State.
Tension as executive, legislative feud threatens democracy
The resolution of the National Assembly last Tuesday to evoke its powers against President Muhammadu Buhari should he continue to fail in key governance issues like security, economy and anti-corruption war, only signified the extent of damage done to the relationship between the executive and the legislative arms of government.
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.