/Legislature

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

3rd Anniversary Of The 8th Senate: Saraki Thanks Nigerians

2018-06-22T18:43:36+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Economy, Legislature|

...Says Economic Bills are Beginning to Make Positive Impact President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has thanked Nigerians all over the country for their support and encouragement towards the work of the 8th Senate, since it was inaugurated three years ago. In a statement issued from Saudi Arabia where he is on lesser [...]

Resolution Of The Joint Session Of The National Assembly Held Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

2018-06-22T18:10:30+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Legislature, Security|

The National Assembly held a Joint Executive Session today, Tuesday, June 5th, 2018, where lawmakers resolved as follows; 1. The Security Agencies must be given marching orders to curtail the sustained killing of Nigerians across the country and protect lives and properties of Nigerians as this is the primary duty of any responsible Government; 2. [...]

Opening Remarks By The President Of The Senate At The 3-Day Public Hearing On The Petroleum Industry Bills

2018-06-22T18:24:38+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Legislature|

OPENING REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, HIS EXCELLENCY, (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, CON, AT THE 3-DAY PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PETROLEUM INDUSTRY BILLS, HELD AT THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY COMPLEX, ABUJA – JUNE 4, 2018. PROTOCOL. 1. It is my pleasure to welcome you all to this 3-Day [...]

Saraki List Gains of 3 New Petroleum Industry Bills

2018-06-22T18:17:21+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Education, Legislature|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the three new Petroleum Industry Bills (PIB) being considered by the Senate will boost economic growth and lead to a more efficient oil sector that is globally competitive. Saraki who stated this while declaring open a 3-day public hearing on the Petroleum Industry Bill [...]

Saraki Lauds Buhari on Assent to ‘Not Too Young to Run Bill’

2018-06-04T12:26:37+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Legislature, Share-Worthy|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for assenting to the 'Not Too You go to Run Bill', which is one of the constitution amendment bills passed by the National Assembly last year. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki said the signing of [...]

Saraki to Youth: “NotTooYoungToRun” is Only the First Phase

2018-06-04T12:22:41+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Legislature, Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the passage and assent to the #NotTooYoungToRun Bill, will be the first phase in the journey for more youth inclusion in politics. The President of the Senate, according to his Special Assistant on New Media, Olu Onemola, said this at a meeting with the [...]

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