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

2018-05-29T07:57:20+00:00May 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+00:00April 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+00:00February 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+00:00September 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+00:00August 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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 [...]

North East: Saraki Seeks More EU Support For Humanitarian Situation

2017-05-25T10:20:04+00:00May 24th, 2017|Press Releases 
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on the European Union and other donor agencies for more support to solve the humanitarian crisis foisted by the Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Assistant on Print Media, Chuks Okocha, made the call when the President of the Group [...]

Saraki to FG: Set Up Review Panel on Workers’ Demands

2017-05-02T06:06:32+00:00May 1st, 2017|Press Releases 
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has advised the Federal Government to immediately constitute a panel consisting of stakeholders to work on demands of Nigerian workers for increased wages and arrears of pension, promotion and allowances. Saraki while speaking with newsmen at the Eagles Square, Abuja, venue of the 2017 May Day celebration, said if [...]

Saraki Congratulates NGE’s President, Egbemode

2017-04-30T21:56:00+00:00April 30th, 2017|Press Releases 
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Sunday, congratulated Mrs. Funke Egbemode, on her reelection as the President of the Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE), during the guild's Biennial Convention in Lagos. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, noted that the choice of Egbemode, who is [...]

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