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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 [...]

Saraki: National Assembly Will Investigate Crisis in South-east

2017-09-19T11:40:10+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Press Releases 
& Statements|

1. Following the clash between the military and members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), I hereby call for calm and restraint by all Nigerians so that we would all jointly find the right solution to the current problem rather than worsening the crisis. 2. Our brothers and sisters in the South-east, in particular, [...]

Saraki Seeks Full Registration of Births, Deaths, IDPs, Prisoners

2017-09-16T11:29:49+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called for full registration of all births, deaths, Internally Displaced Persons and prisoners in the country. Saraki represented by his wife, Toyin, stated this in his good will message at the launch of a book: "The Challenges of Criminal Justice Administration in Nigeria," by the Rt. [...]

Senate to Prioritize Passage of Occupational Safety Bill, Says Saraki

2017-09-12T08:17:34+00:00 September 9th, 2017|Legislature|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has stated that the 8th Senate will give accelerated consideration to the Occupational Safety and Health Bill (SB. 200), once the National Assembly resumes from its annual recess later this month. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, the Senate [...]

New Collateral Registry, Credit Reporting Law, A Boost For MSMEs

2017-09-08T06:19:55+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Legislature|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said the new legislations - Secured Transactions in Movable Assets Act and the Credit Reporting Act - passed by the National Assembly last June and immediately signed into law by then Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will support the growth of micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) through [...]

Saraki Lauds Super Eagles Performance

2017-09-08T06:29:17+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Sports|

...Urges Them to Remain Focussed President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has commended the Super Eagles of Nigeria over their superlative performance in the ongoing World Cup qualifying series which has put them at a vantage position to qualify for the 2018 tournament. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media [...]

Senate Welcomes Improvement in Nation’s Economy

2017-09-08T06:22:45+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Economy|

The Eighth Senate, on Tuesday, applauded the report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) that showed Nigeria’s economy finally staging a comeback. In a statement signed by Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, its spokesperson and Chairman of the Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, the Senate emphasized that it was truly commendable that after [...]

Eid-El-Kabir: Saraki Seeks Rededication to Nation Building

2017-09-08T06:35:12+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, called on all Nigerians to rededicate themselves to the dreams and aspirations of building a strong, united, economically sound and politically stable country. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, felicitated with Muslim faithful on the occasion of this [...]

Arafat: Saraki Urges Pilgrims to Pray For Nigeria, Buhari

2017-09-08T06:49:22+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has charged the 91,000 Nigerian pilgrims currently performing this years hajj to use the occasion of significance of the Arafat Day tomorrow (Thursday) to pray for the quick recovery of the nation's economy and good health for President Muhammdau Buhari. Saraki further called on the pilgrims to [...]

Saraki: IBB, A Major Part of Nigeria’s Political History

2017-08-17T19:58:45+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has described former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida as a major part of Nigeria’s political history. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, to congratulate the former Head of State on the occasion of his 76th birthday, the Senate [...]

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