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Onnoghen: Senate Heads to Court, Suspends Plan to Reconvene

2019-02-04T07:14:10+00:00January 28th, 2019|Press Releases 
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Earlier today, the Senate filed a case in the highest court of the land, the Supreme Court, seeking its interpretation on whether President Muhammadu Buhari acted within the provision of the constitution in his suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Hon. Justice Walter Nkannu Onnoghen or whether the action of the President does [...]

Onoghen’s Suspension, A Coup Against Democracy, Says Saraki

2019-02-04T07:19:24+00:00January 25th, 2019|Press Releases 
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has described the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Walter Onoghen by President Muhammadu Buhari, as a coup against democracy and a deliberate attempt to endanger our hard-won democracy. Saraki, in a statement personally  signed by him stated that the suspension was another act of desperation [...]

Minimum Wage Bill Scales First, Second Reading In Senate

2019-02-04T07:31:42+00:00January 24th, 2019|Legislature, Press Releases 
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The National Minimum Wage Bill (2019) on Thursday scaled both first and second reading in the Senate after which it was committed to a Special Adhoc Committee for further legislative work. Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, who presided over plenary, noted that the Senate decided to give the National Minimum Wage Bill presented to it [...]

Welcome Back Speech By The President Of The Senate On Resumption From 2018 End Of Year Recess

2019-02-04T07:36:12+00:00January 16th, 2019|Speeches & Remarks|

WELCOME BACK SPEECH DELIVERED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, HIS EXCELLENCY (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, CON, TO SENATORS OF THE 8TH SENATE ON RESUMPTION FROM THE 2018 END OF YEAR RECESS ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2018. PROTOCOL. 1.               Distinguished colleagues, it is an honour to welcome you all back after the festive [...]

2019: Saraki Warns Against Do-Or-Die Elections

2019-02-04T07:32:11+00:00January 16th, 2019|Security, Share-Worthy|

...Says Senate has passed 257 bills President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday warned against making the upcoming general elections “a do-or-die affair” even as he insisted that Nigerians must be allowed to exercise their right to choose who will represent them at all levels Saraki who made the declaration while welcoming his colleagues [...]

Saraki Condemns Sokoto Killings, Urges Security Agencies To Fish Out Perpetrators

2019-02-04T07:41:27+00:00January 15th, 2019|Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has decried the gruesome killing of dozens of innocent Nigerians by suspected bandits in Sokoto State and called on security agencies to immediately secure the area and apprehend the perpetrators of the despicable acts. Saraki described the killings as worrisome and disheartening, adding that the wanton loss [...]

Saraki To FG: Due Process Should Not Be Short-Circuited In Move To Try CJN

2019-02-04T07:45:35+00:00January 13th, 2019|Press Releases 
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has advised the Federal Government to ensure that its plans to put on trial the nation’s chief judicial officer, Hon. Justice Walter Onnoghen, does not cause chaos in the judicial system and that the due process is not compromised. Saraki in a statement in Ilorin today noted that he [...]

Engage With Stakeholders To Neutralise PVC Buyers, Saraki Tells INEC

2019-02-04T07:48:53+00:00January 10th, 2019|Press Releases 
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has advised the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, to immediately call a meeting of stakeholders in the next month’s general elections with the sole aim of formulating plans and ideas on how to render useless the intention of politicians who he claimed are [...]

Late Shagari Was The Last Of The First And Second Republic Titans

2019-02-04T07:52:44+00:00December 28th, 2018|Press Releases 
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President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has expressed sadness over the death of the first elected President of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari who he described as the last of the First and Second Republic titans. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Ilorin, [...]

Saraki: Zamfara Killings Unacceptable, Security Agencies Must Change Strategy

2019-02-04T07:56:51+00:00December 27th, 2018|Security|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has described the killings in Zamfara State as barbaric, unacceptable and called on the security agencies to swiftly devise a strategy to put an end to the ugly   situation. Saraki, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, stated that the situation in Zamfara [...]

Speech By The President Of The Senate At A Dialogue With Youth & Young Aspirants

2018-08-31T13:17:10+00:00August 30th, 2018|Events|

SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, CON, PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, AT A DIALOGUE WITH YOUTH AND YOUNG ASPIRANTS HELD AT SHERATON HOTEL, ABUJA, ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2018. PROTOCOL. 1.​ Let me say, once again, how wonderful it is to see so many talented and purposeful [...]

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