Saraki Donates Severance Allowance To Leah Sharibu’s Family, Others

Saraki mourns Sen. Mustapha Bukar

Senate President Bukola Saraki has directed the National Assembly Management to distribute his severance allowance to the families of Leah Sharibu and two other aid workers killed by Boko Haram terrorists. He also instructed children of late Senators in need of financial assistance should benefit from the allowance. In a statement by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki stated the families of Hussaini Ahmed Khoisan and Hauwa Liman, the two murdered aid workers by Boko Haram should also be included. In the case of the late senators’…

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Court cases rather than running mate position reasons for Ekweremadu’s plan defection

There are indications that the purported defection of the deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the ruling All Progressive Congress APC, may materialized next week. Ekweremadu is said to have perfected plans to move to APC, in a shock move following the several court cases hanging on his head rather than the choice of Alhaji Abubakar’s running mate as the PDP’s Presidential candidate in the 2019, presidential election. Irked by the choice of Peter Obi, the former governor of Anambra State as Atiku’s choice,…

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EFCC Not Part of Any Saraki Script

The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC , has been drawn to a widely syndicated article by Senator Babafemi Ojudu, special adviser to the President on Political Matters entitled, fifth Columnists in Our Recent History, wherein he portrayed the Commission as a conscript in the devious plots by Senator Bukola Saraki  to undermine the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari. According to Ojudu, “From the shenanigans at the Benue House of Assembly, to the siege on National Assembly, the attack on judges home in the night, the so…

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History will be kind to you, Secondus assures Saraki, others.

……… Charges CUPP to brace up for the challenges ahead. The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has assured the Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki and others who defected to the party recently that history will be kind to them for identifying with the people. Prince Secondus who spoke at the 81st National Executive Committee NEC meeting of the party, told thevteam of defectors to the party led by the Senate President and three state Governors of Benue. Sokoto and Kwara that the bold steps…

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Saraki, Ahmad defection, good for democracy-Secondus

…………says Saraki is hero of our democracy The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has hailed the Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki and Kwara state Governor Abudulfatah Ahamd for dumping the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Prince Secondus said that democracy is the huge beneficiary from the actions of the Senate President and Kwara state Governor because the on going political realignment would help to deepen democracy in the country. The National Chairman said that the duo were abnitio not supposed to be in APC…

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El-Rufai’s Grouse Against Saraki, Senate is over Kaduna’s Foreign Loan, Says Senator

Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Fin Institutions, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim has described the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai as a “loose cannon and a liar”  who is one of the people that got the All Progresives Congress (APC) into the current mess it found itself now. Reacting to a statement by El-Rufai on a Hausa radio Programme where he described the present Senate under the leadership of Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki as the worst, Senator Rafiu stated that the Kaduna Governor is known as a “flippant and…

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Story Of Juicy Offers Not True, Says Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said that the speculations about juicy offers being  made to him and his associates as part of the on-going discussions with the Presidency and leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is untrue. He said what is at stake is the future of the country and its democracy and that it will be myopic for anybody to be talking about whether certain offers have been made to an individual or if such offers would be accepted or not. In a statement signed by…

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Saraki Urges U.S. To Take Its Rightful Place In Trade, Investment In Nigeria

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on the Government of the United States (U.S.) to take its rightful place in trade and investment relationship with the country. Saraki made the call while addressing the United States Chamber of Commerce on ‘Doing Business and Opportunities in Nigeria’ as part of a parliamentary visit to Washington DC by a National Assembly delegation at the weekend. The President of the Senate, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, stated that huge investment opportunities exist in…

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