2019: Saraki Warns Against Do-Or-Die Elections

2019-02-04T07:32:11+00:00January 16th, 2019|Security, Share-Worthy|

...Says Senate has passed 257 bills President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday warned against making the upcoming general elections “a do-or-die affair” even as he insisted that Nigerians must be allowed to exercise their right to choose who will represent them at all levels Saraki who made the declaration while welcoming his colleagues [...]

Saraki Condemns Sokoto Killings, Urges Security Agencies To Fish Out Perpetrators

2019-02-04T07:41:27+00:00January 15th, 2019|Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has decried the gruesome killing of dozens of innocent Nigerians by suspected bandits in Sokoto State and called on security agencies to immediately secure the area and apprehend the perpetrators of the despicable acts. Saraki described the killings as worrisome and disheartening, adding that the wanton loss [...]

Saraki: Zamfara Killings Unacceptable, Security Agencies Must Change Strategy

2019-02-04T07:56:51+00:00December 27th, 2018|Security|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has described the killings in Zamfara State as barbaric, unacceptable and called on the security agencies to swiftly devise a strategy to put an end to the ugly   situation. Saraki, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, stated that the situation in Zamfara [...]

Senate’ll Investigate Alleged Sexual Abuse, Violence at IDP Camps

2018-07-13T18:53:47+00:00July 5th, 2018|Legislature, Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate will continue to do all within its power to ensure that alleged sexual abuse and violence against Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) at camps in the North East and across the country are not covered up. Saraki according to a statement by his [...]

Saraki Seeks Collaboration of 36 States Assembly on State, Community Policing

2018-07-13T19:22:16+00:00July 4th, 2018|Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called for collaboration of the 36 States' Assembly in the amendment of the 1999 Constitution to provide for State and Community Policing in the country. Saraki spoke when the 36 States Assembly Speakers, led by its Chairman and Speaker of the Gombe State House of Assembly, [...]

Saraki Seeks Improved Welfare For Security Agencies

2018-07-13T19:34:20+00:00June 25th, 2018|Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday, called for improved welfare and better condition of service for officers and men of the Nigeria Police, as well as personnel of other security agencies, as a motivation to continue to give their best service to the country. Saraki, according to a statement by his [...]

Resolution Of The Joint Session Of The National Assembly Held Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

2018-06-22T18:10:30+00:00June 5th, 2018|Legislature, Security|

The National Assembly held a Joint Executive Session today, Tuesday, June 5th, 2018, where lawmakers resolved as follows; 1. The Security Agencies must be given marching orders to curtail the sustained killing of Nigerians across the country and protect lives and properties of Nigerians as this is the primary duty of any responsible Government; 2. [...]

Saraki Marks Children’s Day with IDPs in Benue

2018-05-29T07:45:11+00:00May 27th, 2018|Security, Share-Worthy|

...Reiterates Need for Increased Funding for Security Agencies President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Sunday celebrated the 2018 Children's Day with children at the Abegena internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Benue state. Saraki who was accompanied on the visit by the Senators Barnabas Gemade, George Akume, Emmanuel Bwacha and Fatimat Raji-Rasaki, [...]

Saraki to Northern Leaders: Why Killings Must Be Addressed

2018-05-10T12:52:22+00:00May 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+00:00April 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+00:00April 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, [...]

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