Senate Seeks Urgent End to Slave Trade Activities in Libya

2017-12-03T15:53:46+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Security|

...It is a ‘Slap in the Face’, Says Saraki The Senate on Wednesday, called on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to invite the Libyan Ambassador to Nigeria and discuss how to end the ongoing Libyan slave trade which allegedly involves the sale of Africans, some of them of Nigerian descent, as slaves. In a motion [...]

Nigeria To Work With EU to Curb Illegal Migration, Says Saraki

2017-11-15T11:49:06+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Security|

President of the Senate Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday said that Nigeria is ready to work closely with the European Union in tackling the rising incidence of illegal migration and mobility from the country to Europe through dangerous routes. Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu in Abuja gave [...]

Bama Emirate Lauds National Assembly’s Role in Rebuilding of North-East

2017-10-26T05:56:05+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Security|

The Bama Emirate on Tuesday expressed gratitude to the Senate and indeed the National Assembly over their unflinching commitment to the rebuilding of the North East Region, following the devastation visited on the area by the Boko Haram insurgents. The Shehu of Bama, Alhaji Kyari Umar Ibn El-Kanemi, gave the commendation when he led a [...]

Saraki Canvases International Conference on the North East, Boko Haram Threat

2017-10-16T17:27:52+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on the international community to organize a global conference aimed at galvanizing international resources to mitigate the devastation and the humanitarian situation in the North East of the Country as well as the continuous threat posed by the Boko Haram terrorists. It could be recalled [...]

Anambra Massacre: Saraki Condoles with Families of Victims

2017-08-07T03:47:39+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Security|

- Says “Perpetrators Must be Brought to Justice” President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed deep sadness over the massacre that occurred at St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Anambra State on Sunday. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki stated that the killing of worshippers [...]

Saraki Pledges To Support Surgery For 6-Year Boko Haram Victim

2017-07-31T02:04:30+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Security, Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has pledged to contribute to the spinal cord corrective surgery for a six-year old boy, Ali Ahmadu, ran over by Boko Haram terrorists. Saraki, according to a statement by his Special Assistant on Public Affairs, Mohammed Isa, made the pledge when the victim was presented to him [...]

Senate to Partner Refugee Commission on IDPs, Migrants

2017-07-23T17:46:57+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Security|

The Senate has expressed its total commitment to collaborate with the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) to ensure effective coordination of intervention efforts geared towards protection, rehabilitation and reintegration of migrants and IDPs in the country. Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, made the remarks when the Federal Commissioner for [...]

Ethnic Agitations: Saraki Appeals For Tolerance Among Nigerians

2017-06-12T11:38:51+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Security|

Amid rising ethnic agitations in some parts of the country, the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on Nigerians to tolerate each other and display understanding because there is strength in unity. Saraki spoke when the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the 19 Northern States and Abuja, led by [...]

Saraki to IDPs: Government Will Not Forget You

2017-05-31T14:10:24+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Security|

...Visits Camp In Abuja Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has assured Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in some parts of the country that government will continue work to ensure their security, social and economic wellbeing as well as safe return to their homesteads. Saraki who said the government will not forget the displaced persons was [...]

Saraki Seeks Global Action Against Terrorism, Illegal Migration

2017-05-25T10:08:05+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Security|

Senate President. Dr.Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called for a concerted international effort to tackle terrorism, poverty and illegal migration, even as he described the menace as a global challenge. Saraki spoke yesterday when a delegation of students of the Royal College of Defence Studies, United Kingdom, led by Major General Lawrence Craig visited him at [...]

Saraki Calls for Concerted Efforts to #BringBackOurGirls

2017-04-15T01:50:41+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Security|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has called for concerted efforts to bring back the over 200 school girls that were abducted from their secondary school in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State three years ago. Speaking on the third year anniversary of the abductionof the girls, Saraki pledged that the Senate will continue [...]

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