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Saraki Canvases International Conference on the North East, Boko Haram Threat

2017-10-16T17:27:52+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on the international community to organize a global conference aimed at galvanizing international resources to mitigate the devastation and the humanitarian situation in the North East of the Country as well as the continuous threat posed by the Boko Haram terrorists. It could be recalled [...]

Saraki Leads NASS Delegation to 137th IPU in Russia

2017-10-12T22:53:03+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Legislature|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, today (Thursday) led a National Assembly delegation to partake in the 137th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly taking place in St. Petersburg, Russia, with the theme: "Promoting Cultural Pluralism and Peace through Inter-faith and Inter-ethnic Dialogue." Saraki who is a member of the Governing Board of the IPU, according to [...]

International Day of the Girl: Saraki Celebrates Nigerian Girls​

2017-10-12T23:04:26+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Share-Worthy|

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has joined the world in celebrating the 2017 commemoration of the International Day of the Girl (IDG2017). In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media & Publicity, Mr. Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, Saraki stated that IDG2017 is an opportunity for law and policy-makers, community [...]

Existing Vacancies Publication Bill Scales Second Reading in Senate

2017-10-12T23:10:01+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Jobs, Legislature|

The Senate on Wednesday considered and passed for second reading a Bill for an Act requiring regular publication of existing vacant positions in Federal Government offices to ensure transparency and equal opportunities to all Nigerians in the recruitment of new personnel. The Bill entitled: "Existing Vacancies in the Federal Civil Service (Publication) Bill" is in [...]

Senate President’s Newsletter 8.10.2017

2017-10-08T14:44:21+00:00 October 8th, 2017|Newsletter|

Sunday, October 8th, 2017 Newsletter Office of the President of the Senate Highlights include: #MadeInNigeria: Senate President at Command Performance of Waaka, The Musical Senate Passes 5 Key Motions at Plenary Senate Begins Probe of Allegations of Corruption in NNPC Senate President Inaugurates the Nigeria-Morocco Parliamentary Friendship Group Senate Begins Consideration of President Buhari’s Virement [...]

Senate Holds Roundtable Dialogue on Youth Unemployment, Development

2017-10-08T14:02:23+00:00 October 8th, 2017|Jobs|

The Senate will on Monday hold a roundtable dialogue on youth unemployment and development in the country to review the efficacy of policies, programmes and other interventions intended to reduce the political marginalization and support the development needs of today’s youth. The Media Office of the President of the Senate, in a statement in Abuja [...]

Russia 2018: Saraki Congratulates Super Eagles

2017-10-08T14:00:03+00:00 October 7th, 2017|Sports|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Saturday, congratulated the Nigerian Super Eagles and all Nigerians on the nation's qualification for the FIFA World Cup, scheduled to hold in Russia next year. Saraki, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media & Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, said that he was in Uyo [...]

57th Independence Anniversary: Saraki Preaches Unity Among Nigerians

2017-10-02T07:45:45+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Nigerians on the 57th anniversary of the country's independence and for sustaining her status as a united and progressive country. In a goodwill message to mark this year's Independence Anniversary, signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, Saraki also [...]

Welcome Back Speech by the Senate President on the 8th Senate’s Resumption of Plenary from the 2017 Annual Recess

2017-09-27T02:29:22+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Speeches & Remarks|

WELCOME BACK SPEECH BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR (DR) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI (CON) ON THE 8TH SENATE’S RESUMPTION OF PLENARY FROM THE 2017 ANNUAL RECESS ON TUESDAY, 26 SEPTEMBER, 2017. PROTOCOL 1. Distinguished colleagues, it a great pleasure to see you all back from our annual recess. In truth, it has [...]

Remarks by the Senate President during the public hearing by the Senate Committee on finance – Mon 25th Sept 2017

2017-09-26T09:45:20+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Speeches & Remarks|

OPENING REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR (DR) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, ON THE OCCASION OF A ONE DAY PUBLIC HEARING BY THE SENATE COMMITTEE OF FINANCE ON TAX INCENTIVES MANAGEMENT AND TRANSPARENCY BILL, COMPANIES INCOME TAX ACT 2004 (AMENDMENT) 2017 AND CONSTITUENCY PROJECTS ( BUDGETARY PROVISION) BILL, [...]

Senate Highlights Priorities Ahead of Resumption

2017-09-26T09:41:34+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Legislature|

The 8th Senate has highlighted some of its legislative priorities as its resumes from its annual recess. In a statement signed by the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Media & Public Affairs, Senator (Dr.) Sabi Abdullahi, the Senate stated that it would look to prioritize the passage of the three petroleum industry bills that [...]

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