Tag: Senator Bukola Saraki

Saraki Exonerates NASS Over Bogus Pay, Says RMAFC Is Responsible For Wardrobe Allowance

by Musa Abdullahi President of the Senate, Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki today exonerated the National Assembly members of enjoying bogus pay after the lawmakers came under series of attack by Nigerians after the Legislators were reported to enjoy a whooping amount for wardrobe allowance. Senator Saraki cleared air on the[Read More…]

APC Makes U-Turn, Accepts Bukola Saraki As Nigeria’s Senate President

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Friday said the party has accepted Senator Bukola Saraki as the President of the Senate. He said the reality was that Saraki’s colleagues had duly elected him and the party was ready to live with the reality. Odigie-Oyegun[Read More…]

For Colluding With Saraki, APC To Sanction Atiku, Tambuwal Over National Assembly Elections (Reports)

There are indications that the leadership of the All Progressives Congress may sanction former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, over the outcome of the National Assembly elections of Monday. Sources within the APC tell Punch Newspaper that Atiku colluded with Senator Bukola Saraki to undermine the will of[Read More…]

Tinubu’s Wife, Oluremi Snubs Saraki As She Takes Oath Of Office

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday administered oath of office and allegiance on All Progressives Congress senators who were absent at the formal inauguration of the Eighth Senate. It is however clear that the fallout of Tuesday’s election of Dr Saraki as Senate President against the wishes of his party,[Read More…]

Opinion: Why Senate President, Bukola Saraki Is The Judas Iscariot Of Nigerian Politics

President Buhari‘s insistence that he was not going to interfere on the affairs of the Parliament is a major gaffe any way you slice it. The Parliament, as stipulated in the Nigerian Constitution, would determine whether or not his change agenda would fail or succeed in Nigeria. As a Political[Read More…]

Tinubu’s Political Career Is Over Says Bode George Following National Assembly Defeat

A former National Deputy Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George, has said that the political career of the National Leader, All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, is over. George said this during a telephone interview with Punch Newspaper correspondent while reacting to the emergence of Senator Bukola Saraki[Read More…]

Breaking: Lawan Emerges APC’s Consensus Candidate For Senate President, Akume To Settle For Deputy

By Chris Nomjov The All Progressive Congress (APC) has selected Senator Ahmed Lawan, a senator representing Yobe central, as the party’s consensus candidate for senate president of the 8th national assembly. If confirmed, this will put paid to the aspirations of frontline contenders, former Kwara state Governor, Bukola Saraki from Kwara[Read More…]

Senate Presidency: Bukola Saraki Joins Forces With Danjuma Goje To Stop Lawan

by Musa Abdullahi  Facts emerged at the weekend that the immediate past governor of Kwara State, Senator Bukola Saraki, has entered a deal with Senator Danjuma Goje from Gombe State, to stop Senator Ahmad Lawan from becoming the next Senate President. Points Blank News reports that on Thursday, 20 senators from[Read More…]

Senate Presidency- George Akume, Tinubu Meet In Lagos

One of the top contenders for the Senate presidency, Senator George Akume, and the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday met at the Lagos home of Tinubu. PUNCH Newspaper correspondent that at the meeting which took place around 3pm, Tinubu told Akume to shelve his[Read More…]

Clash Of Ideas Already! Saraki Differs With President-Elect Buhari On Assets Declaration As A Means Of Ending Corruption

There seems to be a clash of ideas already in the camp of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as Senator Bukola Saraki has stated that declaration of assets by politicians and public office holders would not make anyone less corrupt or accountable to the people. His remarks differ with those[Read More…]