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DSS INVASION: ” We Want A Probe and Perpetrators Punished”Saraki

STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, HIS EXCELLENCY (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, CON, AT A WORLD PRESS CONFERENCE HELD AT THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY COMPLEX ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2018. 1. It is a matter of record that yesterday, lawmakers and staff of the National Assembly were prevented from entering the National Assembly Complex by heavily armed security agents of ... Read More »

Offa: Saraki Replies Police “This is a baseles allegation”

Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki has dismissed the allegations made against him by the Police over the Offa robbery incident. Dr Saraki in a statement signed by Yusuf Olaniyonu, his Media Adviser said it was a frame up by the Police that will ultimately fail. The full statement from the Media Office of the Senate President Reads: The attention ... Read More »

World Health Assembly: Toyin Saraki Wants Vaccination Made National Priority

H.E. Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki, Special Adviser to the Independent Advisory Group (IAG) to the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (WHO AFRO), has asked the Federal Government to make vaccination a National priority while urging WHO to place Nigeria in a special category as a global health security issue in terms of infectious diseases. Mrs Saraki who made ... Read More »

“Dont link me with APP Chairman- Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki has urged the media not to link him with Mr. Ikenga Ugochinyere, the Chairman of a political party known as “APP” A statement by Yusuf Olaniyonu, his Special Adviser, Media reads ” Our attention has been drawn to reports by some news platforms that described Mr. Ikenga Ugochinyere, the Chairman of a political party ... Read More »

Guests Complain at Billionaire General, TY Danjuma ‘s 80th birthday

Money indeed is good but it cannot buy you everything. This was the case with the 80th birthday of respected billionaire general, TY Danujuma. As expected this was a huge bash with a multi-million budget but many guests who were at the party complained of the venue, the event programme and even the food which they said was grossly inadequate. ... Read More »

How to win Corruption War-Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has advocated the need to prioritize deterrence rather than punishment in other to permanently win the ongoing war against corruption. Saraki gave the charge in his speech at the Public Presentation and Book-Signing ceremony of Senator Dino Melaye’s book titled: “Antidotes For Corruption – The Nigerian Story”, held in Abuja on Monday, according to ... Read More »

DSS clears Saraki of ownership of N310m

As the controversy over the ownership of N310 million allegedly stolen from the Maitama home of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki gathers storm, the Department of State Service, DSS, yesterday cleared him of any culpability. The DSS said the cash did not belong to Saraki or any member of the National Assembly and accused its dismissed staff, who is now ... Read More »

How to boost Job Creation through ICT -Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has stressed the importance of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in transforming Nigeria’s economy and creating more job opportunities for the nation’s youth. In a press statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki in a discussion with some visiting foreign dignitaries stated that developing an open ... Read More »

My office only bought one official car-Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has explained  that his office has only bought one Mercedes Benz as official car and not a convoy of cars worth N330million as is being speculated by a section of the media. Saraki in a statement issued through his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, explained that the cars in the convoy of ... Read More »

Buhari sent three versions of the 2016 budget!-Senators

Some members of the Nigerian Senate have alleged that Nigerians should blame President Muhammadu Buhari for the Budget 2016 fiasco because he submitted three version of the document to the National Assembly. The revealed that in his letter to the Senate President, Buhari wrote“At the time of submission (of the budget), we indicated that because the details had just been ... Read More »