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

2018-04-23T05:10:04+00:00April 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+00:00April 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+00:00April 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+00:00March 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+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00January 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. [...]

Saraki: Separation of Powers Key to Survival of Democracy, National Security

2018-02-05T13:11:19+00:00January 30th, 2018|Legislature, Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, said that full adherence to the principle of Separation of Powers was crucial to the survival of the democracy, good governance and enhanced national security. Saraki stated this in his lecture entitled: 'Separation of Powers and National Security in Nigeria: An Appraisal’, presented to Course [...]

Saraki Tasks Immigration Boss on Availability of Passport Booklets

2018-01-29T16:34:42+00:00January 29th, 2018|Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday, urged the authorities of the Nigeria Immigration Service to work to ensure the availability of the international passport in view of the hardships often encountered by Nigerians who daily apply for the document. Saraki who gave the charge while commissioning a new passport office at [...]

Boko Haram: Saraki Lauds US over Sale of Fighter Jets to Nigeria

2018-01-02T10:05:35+00:00December 29th, 2017|Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has commended the United States government for its support for Nigeria's bid to defeat the Boko Haram insurgents in the North-east zone through the approval of the sale of A29 Super Tucano fighter jets to the Nigerian Air Force. Saraki was responding to Wednesday announcement by the [...]

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