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. [...]

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

2018-02-05T13:11:19+00:00 January 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+00:00 January 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+00:00 December 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 [...]

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 [...]

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