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January, 2019

December, 2018

  • 31 December

    Saraki Asks Mohammed To Prove False N10m Offa Donation Allegation

    Senator Bukola Saraki, the Senate President, has challenged Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information, to prove his claims that he (Saraki) did not donate N10 million to the victims of theburnt market in Offa, Kwara State, as publicised by the media. Yusuph Olaniyonu, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Senate …

  • 24 December

    Stop National Assembly From Paying Dariye, SERAP Tells Court

    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit before the Federal Hight Court, Lagos, urging the court to stop the National Assembly’s continous payment of jailed lawmaker, Senator Joshua Dariye. Senator Dariye, who represents Plateau Central Senatorial district, is currently serving a reduced 10-year from an original …

  • 20 December

    National Assembly Leadership Files Lawsuit Against Striking Parliamentary Workers

    The leadership of the National Assembly has filed a lawsuit at the National Industrial Court against parliamentary workers under the aegis of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) for proceeding on strike. Senator Bukola Saraki, the Senate President; and Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, who jointly filed …

November, 2018

  • 20 November

    Saraki Has Turned Senate Into His Personal Business – Ndume

    Senator Ali Ndume, a former Senate majority leader, has accused Senator Bukola Saraki, the Senate President, of mismanaging the upper chamber, saying he has “personalised” the institution’s administration. Senator Ndume, who represents Borno South senatorial district on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at a forum on Tuesday …

  • 15 November

    APC Crisis: Oshiomhole Challenges Saraki To Prove Corruption Allegations

      Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has challenged Senator Bukola Saraki, the Senate President, to name the politicians whom he allegedly received money from. Oshiomhole said this in a statement issued on Thursday by Simon Egbebulem, his media aide, in response to Senator Saraki’s advice that …

October, 2018

  • 22 October

    Kwara PDP Guber Candidate, Atunwa, Forged NYSC Certificate – Report

      Razak Atunwa, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the 2019 Kwara State governorship election, allegedly forged his National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, certificate, a report has revealed. According to Premium Times, Atunwa allegedly failed to participate in the mandatory one-year scheme and procured a forged discharge certificate …

  • 19 October

    PDP Sends Saraki’s Name To INEC As Its Kwara Central Senatorial Candidate

    The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday submitted the name of Senator Bukola Saraki, the Senate President, to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, as its candidate for the Kwara Central senatorial district in the 2019 general elections. Senator Saraki had contested for the PDP presidential primary, which he lost …

  • 17 October

    Chaos As Senators Exchange Words Over Akwa Ibom Primaries

    Chaos briefly erupted during Wednesday’s plenary at the Senate as lawmakers from the two dominant political parties; the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, exchanged words over the conduct of the APC primaries in Akwa Ibom State. A member of the opposition PDP, Senator Bassey Akpan representing …

  • 9 October

    Saraki’s Aide Gets N250m Bail In Alleged N3.5bn Fraud Case

    A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State has granted Gbenga Makanjuola, a deputy chief of staff to Senate President, Bukola Saraki, N250 million bail. Also granted bail in the same sum were Melrose General Services Ltd., Obiorah Amobi, (Operations Manager at Melrose), and Kolawole Shittu, a cashier. The Economic …

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