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 [...]

Senate Will Collaborate With UNDP to Tackle Northeast Humanitarian Crisis

2017-01-26T16:44:42+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Security|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday reiterated the readiness of the Senate to partner with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in tackling the current humanitarian crisis occasioned by Boko Haram insurgency in the North-eastern part of the country. Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, in Abuja, [...]

Senate President Condemns UNIMAID Bomb Blast

2017-01-17T09:28:20+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Security|

...Seeks Strict Security Measures to Curb Trend Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday condemned the bombing of a mosque inside the University of Maiduguri during which a Professor of Veterinary Medicine was reportedly among the casualties. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicly, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, decried [...]

Senate to Investigate Southern Kaduna Killings

2017-01-04T08:47:58+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Security|

Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Tuesday pledged that the Nigerian Senate, upon resumption, will look into the crises that have led to the wanton loss of lives and property in the Southern part of Kaduna State, in recent times. The Senate President made this known while responding to the cry of a concerned [...]

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