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Bukola Saraki

14 May
Worried about the state of the nation and the increasing uncertainties in the living conditions of the poor and underprivileged, the 2023 Presidential flag bearer of the Labour Party, Peter Obi has consulted some top opposition leaders to chart a way out.
12 Feb
Former governor of Kwara State, Bukola Saraki, has awarded scholarships to two children of the late deputy bursar of Kwara State University (KWASU), Abdullahi Olaitan, who died last Wednesday while watching the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) semi-final match between Nigeria and South Africa.
10 Feb
Former Senate President, Dr. Olusola Saraki and the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi have urged the private sector to collaborate with the government in the area of institutionalizing health delivery system for the aged.
2 Feb
Former President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Friday in Abuja called on Kwara Government to tighten security in the state, to address cases of insecurity.
13 Jan
Everyday in politics, it is said, matters and the next election is often prepared for, better still, won today.
25 Dec
Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has felicitated with Christians across the globe as they celebrate Christmas.
24 Dec
Former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Christians across the country and the world over on this year's Christmas celebration and urged those in Nigeria to also ensure that their prayers are supported by actions that can help achieve the development of the nation. Saraki in a statement released from his Media Office…
20 Dec
Political associates and friends of former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, yesterday, converged on Ilorin, Kwara State, for special prayers to mark his 61st birthday.
31 Oct 2023
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former vice president Atiku Abubakar, and former Senate president Bukola Saraki have paid tribute to the late constitutional lawyer Professor Ben Nwabueze. The family of the former Minister of Education confirmed his death with Nwabueze who hailed from Atani in the Ogbaru local government area of Anambra State said to have…
24 Oct 2023
Nigeria are waiting for the Supreme Court to make its ruling on the presidential election. That will be the final verdict that will settle the matter and bring the current wrangling to an end. Interestingly, Nigerians seem to be having a lot of fun x-raying the certificates of the three leading presidential candidates namely: Bola…
15 Oct 2023
Some prominent members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are moving to convince former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, to contest the party’s chairmanship.
1 Oct 2023
Former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Nigerians on the 63rd anniversary of the nation’s independence and urged them to believe that despite the difficult situation confronting the country now, good days will soon return. In a statement signed by Yusuph Olaniyonu, head of his Media Office, Saraki stated that no matter the…


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Several hundred Tunisians marched through the capital chanting "down with the dictatorship" Friday as they protested a spate of arrests under a presidential decree critics say is being used to stifle dissent.
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A team of four soldiers have been dismissed for killing a personnel of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Bida Council area of Niger State. Spokesman of the police Wasiu Abiodun in a statement said the incident occurred on March 9 when a team of NDLEA officers were on stop and search at…
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The Director General of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Kelechi Ohiri, has said that low coverage, uneven distribution, and persistent quality concerns have continued to hinder the effectiveness of health insurance in the country despite notable advancements. Ohiri said this at the NHIA’s strategic stakeholders engagement in collaboration with Nigeria Universal Health Coverage Forum…
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The Senator representing Ondo South senatorial district at the National Assembly, Jimoh Ibrahim, alleged that Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa has not shown genuine interest in reconciliation following the outcome of the April 20 governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Ibrahim, who was one of the aspirants that contested the shadow election with Aiyedatiwa, disclosed…
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Nigeria's coach, Finidi George, has announced a 23-man squad to face South Africa's Bafana Bafana and Benin Republic's Cheetahs in the upcoming 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. The squad features in-form players like Ademola Lookman and African Player of the Year Victor Osimhen, alongside experienced goalkeeper Stanley Nwabali, as well as midfielders Wilfred Ndidi, Alex…
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Former Osun State Governor, Senator Iyiola Omisore, on Friday, appealed to Nigerians to give President Bola Tinubu more time as he takes 'bold moves' to reposition Nigeria’s ailing economy, stressing that people shouldn't pressure the President or question his judgment on when to reshuffle the cabinet. Omisore said that it would be wrong for people…
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The United States on Friday announced a fresh tranche of military aid for Ukraine, including ammunition, missiles, mines and artillery rounds as Russia presses its assault on the Kharkiv region.
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The Minister of Police Affairs, Sen. Ibrahim Gaidam, has said President Bola Tinubu’s one year in office has recorded significant investment in E-Policing. The minister said this on Friday in Abuja at a ministerial briefing ahead of Tinubu’s first anniversary in office on May 29. He said the investments were directed towards surveillance systems, drones…
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A Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, has ordered the interim seizure of $4,719,054, N830,875,611, and properties linked to a former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Godwin Emefiele. Justice Yellim Bogoro issued the order on Friday after an ex-parte application by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) counsels, Bilkisu Buhari and C.C. Chineye. The…