Bring the cup back home, Saraki urges Super Eagles
Former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has urged the Super Eagles to approach all their matches with determination, tact and unity of purpose, so as to come out victorious in the African Cup of Nations. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki said the 22-man squad should know…
Saraki donates severance pay to Leah Sharibu’s family, others
Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has directed the National Assembly management to distribute his severance package to families of three victims of the insurgency in the North East as well as cash-strapped children of late senators.
Saraki urges Tinubu to substantiate claims on budgets padding, delay
Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki has refuted reports credited to National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu on padding and delay of national budgets. In a statement issued yesterday by his Media Adviser, Yusuph Olaniyonu, he asked Tinubu to either substantiate his allegations or immediately withdraw them. Describing the APC leader’s statement…
Saraki mourns Doyen of Medicine, Professor Elebute
The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has expressed sadness over the death of Professor Adeyemo Elebute, whom he described as an award-winning physician that contributed immensely to national development. Saraki in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, said the late Elebute, the proprietor of Lagoon Group of…
Onnoghen: Senate withdraws case from Supreme Court
The Senate has withdrawn the case it filed at the Supreme Court against the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Walter Onnoghen. Mr Yusuph Olaniyonu, Special Adviser to the President of the Senate on Media and Publicity, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Monday.
Saraki's aide slams Buhari's 'politics of vendetta'
The Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the Senate president, Yusuph Olaniyonu, has described the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's refusal to sign any more constitutional amendment bill as "politics of vendetta". "Since he rejected the PIGB a few months ago, I knew he will, in fact, not sign ANY bill till the end of his…
Saraki commends Buhari on assent to ‘Not Too Young To Run Act’
Senate President Bukola Saraki has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for assenting to the Not Too You go to Run Bill, which is one of the constitution amendment Bills passed by the National Assembly last year.
Working class, the nation’s lifeblood, says Senate President Saraki
To mark Workers’ Day, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has described Nigerian workers as the “life-blood” and driving force of the nation’s development considering their invaluable contributions.
N12 million stolen from my house, Saraki admits
President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, yesterday admitted that N12 million was stolen from his house in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital by burglars.
Saraki bemoans old National Assembly Building fire incident
Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday decried the fire that gutted the old National Assembly Building in Lagos describing it as unfortunate.