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 [...]

Operation Lafiya Dole: Senate President Commends Galant Troops, President Buhari

2016-12-25T10:41:14+00:00 December 24th, 2016|Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Saturday, commended the Nigerian armed forces and President Muhammadu Buhari for the success of Operation Lafiya Dole in the notorious Sambisa Forest. Saraki, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Yusuph Olaniyonu, expressed delight at the news of the defeat [...]

Senate President Mourns Late Army Officer: “Ali Was a Patriotic Soldier”

2016-11-08T05:24:18+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Security|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has expressed sadness over the death of Lieutenant Colonel Muhammed Abu-Ali, who was killed in an ambush by the Boko Haram terrorists last week and described the late officer as a patriot who lost his life in the defense of his fatherland. Saraki in a condolence message, [...]

Saraki Lauds Release of 21 Chibok Girls

2016-12-15T13:57:12+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Security|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, today commended President Muhammadu Buhari, the Nigerian Security Services, the government of Switzerland, and the International Community for the combined efforts that led to the release of the 21 Chibok schoolgirls. Senator Saraki said: “We join all Nigerians to rejoice on the return of our daughters. Our thoughts and [...]

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