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Saraki Felicitates With Muslims At Eid El Maulud

2017-12-03T15:52:14+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Friday congratulated all Muslim faithful on the celebration of Eid El Maulud which is principally to commemorate the birthday of Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW). Saraki, who is the Baba Adinni of Ansar-ul-Islam Worldwide, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, [...]

Senate Seeks Urgent End to Slave Trade Activities in Libya

2017-12-03T15:53:46+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Security|

...It is a ‘Slap in the Face’, Says Saraki The Senate on Wednesday, called on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to invite the Libyan Ambassador to Nigeria and discuss how to end the ongoing Libyan slave trade which allegedly involves the sale of Africans, some of them of Nigerian descent, as slaves. In a motion [...]

Saraki Salutes Shehu Malami at 80

2017-12-03T15:56:51+00:00 November 26th, 2017|Share-Worthy|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has described Nigeria's former ambassador to South Africa, Amb. Shehu Malami, as an accomplished businessman that uses his international connection to bring investment and development to the country. Saraki in a congratulatory message to Malami, signed by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, on the occasion of [...]

Saraki Mourns Ekwueme, Commiserates With Nigeria, Family

2017-12-03T15:55:08+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed grief over the demise of the first elected Vice-President of Nigeria, Dr. Alex Ekwueme. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, also lauded the dedication and service of Ekwueme to the development of the country. He [...]

Nigeria To Work With EU to Curb Illegal Migration, Says Saraki

2017-11-15T11:49:06+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Security|

President of the Senate Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday said that Nigeria is ready to work closely with the European Union in tackling the rising incidence of illegal migration and mobility from the country to Europe through dangerous routes. Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu in Abuja gave [...]

Speech By The President Of The Senate On The Presentation Of The 2018 Appropriation Bill

2017-11-07T17:32:10+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Budget, Speeches & Remarks|

PROTOCOL. 1. Mr. President, on behalf of my colleagues, Distinguished Senators of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Honourable Members of the House of Representatives, I welcome you and members of your Executive team to this joint session of the National Assembly. 2. What a delight it is to see you looking so well and [...]

Saraki Congratulates New NASFAT’s Chief Missioner, AbdulAzeez

2017-11-07T17:29:47+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, congratulated the newly appointed Chief Missioner of the Nasrul-Lahi-Li- Fathi Society (NASFAT), Imam Maruf Onike AbdulAzeez. Saraki, who is the Baba Adinni of Ansar-ul- Islam Worldwide, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, said the appointment was well deserved [...]

Speech By The President Of The Senate At The Public Hearing On The Federal University Of Health Sciences Otukpo (Establishment, etc) Bill 2017

2017-11-07T17:40:30+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Speeches & Remarks|

PROTOCOL. 1. My sincere thanks to the Chairman and members of the Senate Committee on Tertiary Education and TETFUND for the invitation to declare open this Public Hearing on the Federal University of Health Sciences Otukpo (Establishment, Etc.) Bill 2017 (SB.504). 2. To begin with, let me take this time to thank everyone here today, [...]

Executive, Legislature Not in Competition, Says SGF

2017-11-07T17:23:36+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Share-Worthy|

....Pledge Closer Collaboration with National Assembly Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, on Monday said that the Executive and the Legislature are not in competition but would work together to deliver on the promises of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to Nigerians. Mustapha according to a statement by the Chief Press [...]

Senate Commiserates With Tinubu Over Son’s Death

2017-11-02T12:40:19+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Share-Worthy|

The Senate has expressed sadness over the death of Mr. Jide Tinubu, son of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, after a brief illness on Wednesday. President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, who earlier paid a condolence visit to commiserate with Tinubu in Abuja, in a [...]

Saraki Directs MDAs to Submit Outstanding Scholarships to Senate

2017-11-02T11:22:46+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Education|

...Calls for Review of Scholarship Policy President of the Senate Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Wednesday met with representatives of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) responsible for the welfare of Nigerian Students on scholarships abroad now stranded due to non-payment of their living allowances and tuition fees by relevant government agencies. The Senate in plenary [...]

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