Senate Investigates Alleged $3billion Fraud in NPA

2017-07-10T15:33:00+00:00July 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+00:00July 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 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 [...]