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Arafat: Saraki Urges Pilgrims to Pray For Nigeria, Buhari

2017-09-08T06:49:22+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has charged the 91,000 Nigerian pilgrims currently performing this years hajj to use the occasion of significance of the Arafat Day tomorrow (Thursday) to pray for the quick recovery of the nation's economy and good health for President Muhammdau Buhari. Saraki further called on the pilgrims to [...]

Saraki: IBB, A Major Part of Nigeria’s Political History

2017-08-17T19:58:45+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has described former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida as a major part of Nigeria’s political history. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, to congratulate the former Head of State on the occasion of his 76th birthday, the Senate [...]

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 [...]

Saraki Reiterates Commitment to Freedom of Speech

2017-07-31T02:11:50+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Share-Worthy, Speeches & Remarks|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Friday reiterated his commitment to freedom of speech and the use of social media. In a series of tweets on his personal account @BukolaSaraki, the President of the Senate, was responding to a story carried by some publications that a civil servant was being allegedly vilified [...]

Senate Investigates Alleged $3billion Fraud in NPA

2017-07-10T15:33:00+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Share-Worthy|

As part of its commitment to fight corruption, the Senate has mandated its Committee on Marine Transport to investigate a N3billion fraud allegation against the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). The allegations were raised on Wednesday in a Point of Order moved by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, the lawmaker representing Delta Central Senatorial District. Omo-Agege said the alleged fraud was [...]

Maitama Sule: Nigeria Has Lost A Nationalist

2017-07-10T15:42:54+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Share-Worthy|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has received with deep shock the news of the death of elder statesman, the Dan Masanin Kano, Alhaji (Dr.) Yusuf Maitama Sule, and said that with his death, Nigeria has lost a great nationalist. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, described the [...]

Judgement Against Sahara Reporters Shows Justice Will Always Prevail

2017-07-10T16:01:00+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Press Releases 
& Statements, Share-Worthy|

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Thursday commended the judgment of an Ilorin High Court that ruled that the publisher of the online news platform, Sahara Reporters, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, should pay him the sum of N4 billion ($11.1 Million) as damages over a series of libelous stories published against him by [...]

Saraki Mourns Ex-Governor Danbaba Suntai

2017-07-12T07:14:03+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Share-Worthy|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed sorrow over the death of a former Governor of Taraba State, Mr. Danbaba Suntai, and said he was a man of peace. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, said the demise of Suntai has robbed the country [...]

Children’s Day: Saraki, CSOs Canvass Domestication of Child Rights’ Law

2017-05-29T10:41:31+00:00 May 27th, 2017|Share-Worthy|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki and a group of Civil Society Organization (CSOs) have advocated the complete domestication and strict implementation of the Child Rights Act (CRA) across the country. This consensus, according to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Senate President, Sanni Onogu, was reached at a roundtable on "Advancing [...]

Ramadan: Saraki Seeks Prayers For Buhari, Help For IDPs

2017-05-29T10:38:49+00:00 May 27th, 2017|Share-Worthy|

Senate President Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on Muslim faithful and all Nigerians to dedicate the Ramadan period to offer prayers for the full recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari and the prosperity of the country. Saraki in a message personally signed by him, said that the Holy Month presents another opportunity for Nigerians to [...]

How To Win The War Against Corruption

2017-05-25T09:49:03+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Share-Worthy|

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has advocated the need to prioritize deterrence rather than punishment in other to permanently win the ongoing war against corruption. Saraki gave the charge in his speech at the Public Presentation and Book-Signing ceremony of Senator Dino Melaye's book titled: "Antidotes For Corruption - The Nigerian Story", held in [...]

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