2019 Politics: Saraki Speaks On Rumored Move To Dump APC For PDP

2019 Politics: Saraki Speaks On Rumored Move To Dump APC For PDP

President of the National Assembl, Bukola Saraki, has said that he will not dump the All Progressives Congress, APC. The Senate President spoke with Punch through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, on Tuesday. He pointed out that as a founding father of the APC, he would remain in the party. He said, “There is nothing like that and there is nothing to suggest that. Every member must come from somewhere. Are…

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2019 Elections: I Will Make My Intentions Known To Nigerians By February – Saraki

2019 Elections: I Will Make My Intentions Known To Nigerians By February – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said Nigerians will know about his intentions for 2019 in two months. He said this in an interview with Osasu Igbinedion on the Osasu Show on the sidelines of the unveiling of Bolaji Abdullahi’s book, ‘On a Platter of Gold: How Jonathan Won and Lost Nigeria’. Abdullahi, who is the national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was a former minister of youth and sport under the former…

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NASS Ready To Welcome Buhari For 2018 AppropriationBill Presentation-Saraki

NASS Ready To Welcome Buhari For 2018 AppropriationBill Presentation-Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki Tuesday night said that the National Assembly was ready to receive President Muhammadu Buhari whenever he is ready to present the 2018 Appropriation Bill. Saraki spoke with State House correspondents after the dinner the leadership of the National Assembly had with the Presidency at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said the meeting was to welcome President Buhari from medical vacation. Though he said it was an interactive…

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Buhari, Saraki, Tinubu Others In Attendance As APC Caucus Meets In Villa

Buhari, Saraki, Tinubu Others In Attendance As APC Caucus Meets In Villa

The National Caucus of All Progressive Congress (APC) held last night  at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa. The meeting kicked off at exactly 8.30pm when President Muhammadu walked in with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Present at the meeting were: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, Deputy Speaker, Yusuf Lasun, National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie Oyegun, National Leader of APC,…

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President Muhammadu Buhari met with Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara, late on Thursday night at the Presidential Villa in Aso Rock, Abuja. It is understood that the meeting was about the 2018 budget. The meeting happened after the lawmakers had initially left the Villa in anger, after security operatives insisted on screening them. Buhari later reached out to them, but majority of the lawmakers had left…

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Nigeria Vs Zambia: President Buhari, Saraki, Akpabio, Dalung Others Heads To Uyo

Nigeria Vs Zambia: President Buhari, Saraki, Akpabio, Dalung Others Heads To Uyo

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola will represent President Muhammadu Buhari at Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying showdown between Nigeria and Zambia in Uyo. Thenff.com discloses on Friday that Fashola will fly into the Akwa Ibom State capital on Saturday. Top officials have also confirmed that President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Minister of Youth and Sports, Barr. Solomon Dalung and the Chairmen of the Senate and House Committees…

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Senator Ndume Set To Resume From Suspension Next Week, Unveils Agenda

Senator Ndume Set To Resume From Suspension Next Week, Unveils Agenda

The former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume representing Borno on Monday unveiled a one-point agenda for the rest of his tenure in the upper chamber. Ndume was suspended on March 29, this year for six months expected to resume on Tuesday next weekbut it was gathered that the Borno lawmaker will resume next Tuesday. Recall that Ndume was suspended following a point of order he raised on the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki and Chairman…

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Senate President Bukola Saraki Departs Nigeria For Hajj In Saudi Arabia

Senate President Bukola Saraki Departs Nigeria For Hajj In Saudi Arabia

Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday night, flew out of Abuja to Saudi Arabia to join about two million Muslim faithful for this year’s hajj. In a statement by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, the President of the Senate will spend the period of the pilgrimage to pray for the unity, stability and development of Nigeria as well as better health for the leader of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari. He…

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I WAS UNDER INTENSE PRESSURE TO RESIGN AS SENATE PRESIDENT – SARAKI

I WAS UNDER INTENSE PRESSURE TO RESIGN AS SENATE PRESIDENT – SARAKI

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has disclosed that he was under intense pressure to resign during his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Addressing his supporters at the Ile Arugbo section of his Ilorin home, Saraki said, “We thank God for today because when the entire travail started it was from this same place that we gathered and said we would come back on a day like this to do exactly what we are doing…

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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE = Attempt to declare Saraki acting President fails at Senate

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE = Attempt to declare Saraki acting President fails at Senate

A mild drama occurred on the floor of the Senate, on Tuesday, when a point of order was raised, that the Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki was the Acting President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The Senate, upon resumption from its 3 weeks break, received a communication from Professor Yemi Osinbajo, the Acting President of Nigeria, seeking the confirmation of Mr. Lanre Gbajabiamila, as the Director General of National Lottery Regulatory Commission. The lawmakers,…

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