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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 [...]

Jonathan Lauds Saraki’s Leadership of National Assembly

2018-08-31T13:01:01+00:00August 29th, 2018|Legislature, Share-Worthy|

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday commended the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, for the firm and progressive leadership he has provided for the National Assembly. Jonathan who spoke when Saraki paid him a courtesy visit at his Maitama Office in Abuja, said the tremendous support being enjoyed by Saraki from lawmakers in [...]

Saraki Salutes McCain: ‘He Was an Exemplary Lawmaker’

2018-08-31T13:05:00+00:00August 28th, 2018|Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has saluted late United States Senator, John Sidney McCain as an exemplary legislator who epitomized a bipartisan approach to lawmaking. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki hailed McCain as a soldier, a patriot, a great parliamentarian and American [...]

Sallah: Saraki Tasks Nigerians on Brotherhood, Peaceful Co-existence

2018-08-27T12:10:08+00:00August 20th, 2018|Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has urged Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of brotherhood and peaceful coexistence in their relationship during Sallah celebration and beyond. Saraki made the call in his Eid-el-Kabir message to Muslim faithful in the country, signed by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja. He [...]

Arafat: Saraki Urges Pilgrims To Pray For Peaceful Elections, Economic Recovery

2018-08-27T10:52:23+00:00August 19th, 2018|Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has charged Nigerian pilgrims currently performing this year’s hajj to use the significance of the Arafat Day tomorrow (Monday) to pray for peaceful, credible, free and  fair elections in 2019. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, said as Nigeria is [...]

Koffi Annan’s Death Symbolises End of Golden Era in Global Politics

2018-08-27T11:37:40+00:00August 18th, 2018|Press Releases 
& Statements, Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has described the demise of a former Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), Koffi Annan, as the end of a golden era in global politics and international relations. Saraki in a statement signed on his behalf by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, described [...]

Saraki Lauds Akwa Ibom Gov for Refusing to Be Distracted

2018-08-27T11:41:43+00:00August 18th, 2018|Share-Worthy|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has commended the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Emmanuel Udom for rising above the recent distractions created by certain aggrieved politicians while rallying his people for the job of developing the state. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, spoke in Uyo when [...]

NASS Invasion: FG Planning to Twist Facts to Indict Us, Say Saraki, Ekweremadu

2018-08-27T11:49:38+00:00August 10th, 2018|Legislature|

Senate President, Dr, Abubakar Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu have raised the alarm that the Federal Government has commenced the execution of a plot to implicate them and their colleagues in the People's Democratic Party (PDP) for the last Tuesday Invasion of the premises of the National Assembly by men of the Department [...]

National Assembly Will Continue To Defend Democracy

2018-08-27T11:55:43+00:00August 9th, 2018|Legislature|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Thursday reiterated the resolve and commitment of the 8th Senate and indeed the National Assembly, to continue to protect and defend the nation’s fledgling democracy. Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, in Abuja, gave this indication while addressing the Chairmen [...]

Statement By The President Of The Senate & Speaker Of The House Of Representatives At A World Press Conference

2018-08-27T12:01:13+00:00August 8th, 2018|Legislature, Press Releases 
& Statements|

STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AT A WORLD PRESS CONFERENCE HELD AT THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY COMPLEX ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2018. 1. It is a matter of record that yesterday, lawmakers and staff of the National Assembly were prevented from entering the National Assembly Complex by [...]

Senate Report: Reviving The Economy, Creating Opportunities

2018-08-03T16:05:05+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Reports, Share-Worthy|

Forward It has been three years since the inauguration of the 8th Senate. A period which has been marked by rising unemployment, oil price declines, economic instability and rising insecurity. Our nascent democracy has been and continues to be tested. As a country, we have a monumental task ahead of us, to stabilize the economy, [...]

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