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Saraki to Northern Leaders: Why Killings Must Be Addressed

2018-05-10T12:52:22+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday told northern leaders to join hands with the Federal Government in finding lasting solution to the incessant killings taking place in the country. Saraki made the call while addressing a delegation of the Northern Leaders and Stakeholders Assembly (NLSA) who visited him at the National [...]

Saraki Announces Special Panel to Strengthen Security in National Assembly

2018-04-24T15:17:56+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Security|

Today, the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, announced that the National Assembly will be constituting a joint committee of the Senate and the House of Representatives to investigate Wednesday’s invasion. The Committee will also be tasked with coming up with recommendations that will ensure that such security breaches do not reoccur in [...]

Saraki Visits Female Sergeant-At-Arms Injured by Senate Invaders

2018-04-23T04:43:31+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Sunday, visited a female Sergeant-At-Arms, Mrs. Sandra Davou - injured on Wednesday as she and her colleagues struggled to stop thugs who invaded the Senate and stole its Mace. According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the President of the Senate, Sanni Onogu, [...]

Attack on Senate: Saraki Commends Colleagues, House Members for Defending Democracy

2018-04-23T05:10:04+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Security|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has commended the leadership and all members of the Senate for standing up firmly in defence of democracy and the rule of law with their decision to defy those who machinated an attack on the Red Chambers of the National Assembly in which the mace was forcefully taken away. [...]

Rescue Of Chibok Girls, Leah Sharibu, A Must, Says Saraki

2018-04-16T14:04:54+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called for concerted efforts by governments, security agencies, religious and community leaders, to rescue the remaining 112 Chibok Girls and the Dapchi school girl, Leah Sharibu, from Boko Haram's captivity. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, said [...]

Offa Attack: No Stone Will Be Left Unturned, Says Saraki

2018-04-07T06:51:23+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has described Thursday’s coordinated bank robberies and attack on unsuspecting citizens that led to several casualties as a despicable act committed by cruel individuals. In a post on his Facebook page, Saraki stated he and Governor Ahmed had spoken, earlier on Thursday evening, and they both agree [...]

Dapchi Girls: Our Prayers Have Been Answered, says Saraki

2018-03-22T15:57:14+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has described the release of 101 of the 110 abducted Dapchi Schoolgirls as the answered prayers of millions of Nigerians. In a statements signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki commended President Buhari, the Nigerian security forces and the government of Yobe [...]

Saraki, Obaseki, Stakeholders Vow Action To End Human Trafficking

2018-02-27T10:29:39+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki and other stakeholders during the Senate Roundtable on Migration and Human Trafficking in Benin City, on Monday resolved to do more action to end irregular migration and human trafficking across the country. The stakeholders include the Minister of Interior, Abduraman Dambazzau, [...]

Saraki Condemns Attack on Yobe Girls’ School

2018-02-23T05:53:45+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, condemned in strong terms the attack on Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, in Yobe State by suspected Boko Haram insurgents. Saraki in statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, described the attack as one too many even as he [...]

NSA, Top Security Chiefs to Address Security Summit’s Day 2

2018-02-15T09:20:18+00:00 February 11th, 2018|Events, Security|

The Summit on National Security being organized by the National Assembly in collaboration with the Executive will on Monday receive presentations from heads of military and para-military organizations in the country including the National Security Adviser (NSA) and other Service Chiefs. Also expected at the Day-Two of the summit are traditional rulers, cultural groups and [...]

Insecurity: Saraki Tasks PSC On Police Professionalism, Commitment

2018-02-05T12:41:51+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Security|

...Says Senate Will Fastrack Passage of Police Academy Bill President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, urged the Police Service Commission (PSC), to work to ensure a return to "professionalism and commitment" by men of the Nigeria Police Force, in view of the disturbing security crisis in some parts of the country. [...]

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