Minimum Wage Bill Scales First, Second Reading In Senate

2019-02-04T07:31:42+00:00January 24th, 2019|Legislature, Press Releases 
& Statements|

The National Minimum Wage Bill (2019) on Thursday scaled both first and second reading in the Senate after which it was committed to a Special Adhoc Committee for further legislative work. Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, who presided over plenary, noted that the Senate decided to give the National Minimum Wage Bill presented to it [...]

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 [...]

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’ll Investigate Alleged Sexual Abuse, Violence at IDP Camps

2018-07-13T18:53:47+00:00July 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+00:00July 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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 [...]

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