Court orders interim forfeiture of Saraki’s Ilorin home
A FEDERAL High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos yesterday ordered the interim forfeiture of the Ilorin residence of former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.
Why 8th NASS rejected Buhari's $30 billion loan request - Shehu Sani
Former chairman, Senate committee on local and foreign debt in the senate, Senator Shehu Sani has explained why the request by Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari to borrow $30 billion was turned down by the 8th Senate. "We turned down the FG loan request for 30 Billion to save Nigeria from sinking into the dark gully…
Undergraduates appraise effectiveness of sexual harassment prohibition bill
Following the BBC sex-for-grades documentary and its fad on social media, the National Assembly has revisited the sexual harassment prohibition bill which was first proposed under former Senate President, Bukola Saraki but did not gain popular support.
Saraki kicks as court orders forfeiture of houses
Former Senate President Bukola Saraki has faulted the court ruling, which ordered the interim forfeiture of two of his properties in Ikoyi, Lagos State. He said the court must have been misled into granting the order, as neither him nor his lawyers were aware of any application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for any forfeiture order.
Court orders forfeiture of Saraki's properties to Federal Government
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday, October 21, 2019, ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties located at Ikoyi area of Lagos State belonging to the immediate past Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki to be forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria. The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission…
Scrap the Senate? No. Trim the fat
At the 25th edition of the Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja last week, the governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, suggested that the senate of the Federal Republic be scrapped.
Ripples as Kwara State strips Saraki of Alimi chalet
Two trending issues recently involving former Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Kwara State government are those of the seizure by the government of Saraki’s sprawling house, code-named Alimi chalets at Government Reservation Area ....
Nigeria Senate revisits sexual harrassment prohibition bill
Three years after the passage of the sexual harassment prohibition bill, Nigerian Senate Wednesday revisited the bill for legislative action. Clerk of the Nigerian Senate Nelson Ayewoh re-read the bill sponsored by the deputy Senate president Ovie Omo-Agege during Wednesday's plenary. The Bukola Saraki-led 8th Nigerian Senate passed the bill in May 2016 to sentence…
Saraki asks Buhari, Senate to revisit sexual harassment bill
Former Nigerian Senate president Bukola Saraki Monday asked President Muhammadu Buhari and the current Senate to revisit the Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Education Institution Prohibition Bill passed under his leadership. As a father, I'm appalled by the actions of lecturers captured in the #SexForGrades exposé," Saraki tweeted. "We cannot allow this sort of deplorable behaviour…
Saraki, allies move to regain relevance in Kwara
The recent move by the people of Kwara State, which ousted former Senate President, Bukola Saraki from the National Assembly and broke his stranglehold on the soul of Kwara, may not have sounded the death knell on his political career.
Rise of Gbemisola Saraki from Bukola’s rubble
Having been overshadowed by her brother and former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, in both Kwara State and national politics for a while, Gbemisola Saraki now has a chance to bounce back. She was recently cleared by the Senate for a ministerial role in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet.