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Saraki Congratulates Fayemi

2018-07-16T12:16:00+00:00 July 15th, 2018|Press Releases 
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President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has congratulated the Governor-elect of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on his victory in the just-concluded Ekiti gubernatorial election. Saraki, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, stated that the Governor-elect of Ekiti State should use his second-coming to continue [...]

Saraki Mourns Kawu Baraje’s Mother

2018-07-13T18:35:13+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Press Releases 
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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 [...]

Nigerians Should Not Be Complacent About Democracy

2018-06-04T12:17:50+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Press Releases 
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The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, at the 2018 #DemocracyDay Lecture holding at the International Conference Center, Abuja. Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has advised Nigerians not to take for granted the continued democratic dispensation the country has been enjoying for the past 19 years but guard against actions, statements and [...]

Children’s Day: Safety of the Nigerian Child is Non-Negotiable, Says Saraki

2018-05-29T07:57:20+00:00 May 26th, 2018|Press Releases 
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President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has felicitated with children across the country and stated that their safety was non- negotiable. Saraki, in his goodwill message to commemorate the 2018 Children's Day, signed  by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, noted that the Children Day gives the country [...]

Saraki Appoints Ex-Senator as Special Adviser

2018-04-11T12:39:23+00:00 April 8th, 2018|Press Releases 
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President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has approved the appointment of Sen. Abubakar Danladi Abubakar as his Special Adviser on Special Duties. According to a statement by the Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, to the President of the Senate, the appointment takes immediate effect. Abubakar, according to the statement has served in the [...]

Keynote Address by Senate President at the Georgetown Africa Business Conference 2018

2018-02-15T09:20:32+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Economy, Events, Press Releases 
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Keynote Address by Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, at the Georgetown Africa Business Conference 2018 (GTABC2018). Washington D.C., USA. PROTOCOLS. 1. A very good morning to you all. Let me start by thanking the organizers of the Georgetown Africa Business Conference for the opportunity to be part of this conversation, which I see as [...]

Saraki: National Assembly Will Investigate Crisis in South-east

2017-09-19T11:40:10+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Press Releases 
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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, [...]

International Youth Day: Saraki Calls for Youth Inclusion in Governance

2017-08-12T11:42:18+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Press Releases 
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President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called for the creation of sustainable opportunities and empowerment programmes for young Nigerians to enable them play their role in the governance of the country. Saraki, according to a statement by his Special Adiviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, gave the charge in his goodwill [...]

Judgement Against Sahara Reporters Shows Justice Will Always Prevail

2017-07-10T16:01:00+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Press Releases 
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President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Thursday commended the judgment of an Ilorin High Court that ruled that the publisher of the online news platform, Sahara Reporters, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, should pay him the sum of N4 billion ($11.1 Million) as damages over a series of libelous stories published against him by [...]

Senate Will Partner ILO To Combat Child Labour, Says Saraki

2017-06-13T12:14:48+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Press Releases 
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has pledged the commitment of the 8th Senate to work with the International Labour Organization (ILO) to eliminate all forms of Child Labour in the country. Saraki, who spoke in Abuja, when the Country Director of the ILO, Dennis Zulu, visited him as part of activities to mark the [...]

Remarks By The President Of The Senate At The Anniversary Of The NASSBER

2017-06-06T04:59:26+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Press Releases 
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REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA HIS EXCELLENCY (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI, AT THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT ROUNDTABLE (NASSBER), TODAY 5TH OF JUNE 2017 Protocols; 1. Let me begin by thanking all of you for honouring our invitation to this year’sedition of the National [...]

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