Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has perfected the plan to produce the replacement for the current embattled Senate President, Bukola Saraki should he be removed by the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Recall that the PDP in a smart deal with Saraki supported him to emerge the Senate president while also producing the deputy senate president. Continue reading
President of the Nigerian Senate on Thursday, a day after he led the National Assembly to pass the 2016 Appropriation Act.The Code of Conduct Tribunal spoilt the fun for Saraki who has been receiving commendations from his party chiefs over the passage of the budget as it refused the entreaties of the Senate President to quash his trial over the 13 count charges of false assets declaration preferred against him by the Federal Government. Continue reading
The Code of Conduct Tribunal has dismissed an application by the senate president, Bukola Saraki, for false asset declaration charges against him to be dropped.
Mr. Saraki’s lawyer, Kanu Agabi, had argued that the 13-count charge was invalid procedurally because the Code of Conduct Bureau which filed the charges, failed to allow Mr. Saraki explain discrepancies in his assets declaration forms as required by law. Continue reading
Senate President, Bukola Saraki, in response to a tweet by Japheth Omojuwasaid that the bill will make a return, that it only suffered a set back because some senators disagreed with some parts of the bill Continue reading
According to Vanguard, Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have reportedly rejected the N10billion meant the building of their official quarters. They asked that the funds, which was voted in the 2016 budget of the Ministry of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), be slashed. Continue reading
The spokesperson for the Senate Unity Forum, Senator Kabir Marafa, on Sunday demanded the immediate suspension of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, for allegedly creating controversies around the 2016 budget in order to blackmail President Muhammadu Buhari. Continue reading
Senate President, Bukola Saraki, yesterday, responded informally to former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter to him last week, blaming all past leaders since 1999 for the woes the country is presently facing. Saraki said rather than blame an individual, all past leaders of the country since the return of democracy in 1999 were culpable of the present economic problems of the country. Continue reading
The senate president, Bukola Saraki, has reacted to a letter from former President Olusegun Obasanjo, to Mr. Saraki and the speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in which Mr. Obasanjo accused the National Assembly of corruption, greed, impunity and lawlessness. Read both letters after the break … Continue reading
This is as shared by the senate president, Bukola Saraki.