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Saraki Mourns Kawu Baraje’s Mother

2018-07-13T18:35:13+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Press Releases 
& Statements|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has condoled with Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje, and the entire Baraje's family, on the death of their mother, Hajiya Aisha Omoagba Baraje. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki spoke glowingly of the late Hajiya Baraje and stated that [...]

Saraki Commissions Road, Fertilizer Project in Port Harcourt

2018-07-13T18:49:09+00:00 July 7th, 2018|Economy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Saturday, commissioned the Obiri Ikwerre – Airport Road in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, constructed by the Governor Nyesom Wike administration. Saraki also laid the foundation stone of the the Second Train of the Indorama Eleme Fertilizer Plant project, in Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State. [...]

Senate’ll Investigate Alleged Sexual Abuse, Violence at IDP Camps

2018-07-13T18:53:47+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Legislature, Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate will continue to do all within its power to ensure that alleged sexual abuse and violence against Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) at camps in the North East and across the country are not covered up. Saraki according to a statement by his [...]

Saraki Seeks Collaboration of 36 States Assembly on State, Community Policing

2018-07-13T19:22:16+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called for collaboration of the 36 States' Assembly in the amendment of the 1999 Constitution to provide for State and Community Policing in the country. Saraki spoke when the 36 States Assembly Speakers, led by its Chairman and Speaker of the Gombe State House of Assembly, [...]

Saraki Lauds The Guardian On 35 Years Anniversary

2018-07-13T19:01:35+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, lauded The Guardian Newspapers for the landmark achievements it has recorded in its 35 years of existence. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, described the paper as a successful model of entrepreneurship in the country's media industry. [...]

2019 Elections: Saraki Urges Lawmakers To Remain Focused On Legislative Duties

2018-07-13T19:28:23+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Legislature|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday urged lawmakers to remain focused in carrying out their legislative mandates notwithstanding the forthcoming 2019 general elections. Saraki who made the call in his welcome address to Senators from their end of session break, said any divided attention in view of the pending elections would [...]

Saraki Seeks Improved Welfare For Security Agencies

2018-07-13T19:34:20+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday, called for improved welfare and better condition of service for officers and men of the Nigeria Police, as well as personnel of other security agencies, as a motivation to continue to give their best service to the country. Saraki, according to a statement by his [...]

Saraki Assures Russian Investors’ of Conducive Business Environment

2018-06-22T18:33:12+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Economy, Legislature|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has assured the Russian Government that Nigeria is conducive for investors especially in the oil, gas, agriculture, mining and power sectors of the economy. Saraki stated this during a meeting with the leadership of the Upper Chamber of the Russian Parliament - Federation Council of the Federal [...]

Saraki Addresses Russian Parliament

2018-06-22T17:38:52+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Economy, Legislature|

...Seeks Stronger Security, Economic Cooperation President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday addressed the Upper Chamber of the Russian Parliament known as the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, in Moscow. In the address which was historic - being the first head of the Nigerian legislature to perform [...]

Saraki Leads Senate Delegation on Visit to Russian Parliament

2018-06-22T17:44:33+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Economy, Legislature, Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, will on Tuesday (tomorrow) lead a Senate delegation on a three day parliamentary visit to Russia, aimed at deepening legislative best practices and further strengthening the relationship between both countries. During the visit, the President of the Senate is expected to address the Federation Council of the [...]

Eid-el-fitr: Saraki Congratulates Muslims, Calls For Sustained Prayers

2018-06-22T17:48:07+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Muslim faithful across the country on the successful completion of the month-long Ramadan fast and called for sustained prayers for peace in the country. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, to commemorate the Eid-el-Fitri celebrations, the President of [...]

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