• Code of Conduct: Saraki in fresh move against trial

    Code of Conduct: Saraki in fresh move against trial

    Senate President Bukola Saraki has initiated a fresh move aimed at neutralising his trial before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).

    This time, he has filed a new suit before the Federal High Court, Abuja seeking among others, to restrain CCT and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) (who are listed as respondents) from proceeding with his trial.

    The suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/117/2016 was filed by one Timipa Jenkins Okponipere, who claimed to be “suing as attorney to Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki”).

    The new […]

  • Code of Conduct: Tribunal fixes Oct 5 to rule on Saraki’s fresh motion to stop trial

    Code of Conduct: Tribunal fixes Oct 5 to rule on Saraki’s fresh motion to stop trial

    The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja, has fixed October 5 to deliver ruling on the fresh motion seeking to suspend hearing on the 16-count criminal charge pending against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.

    The Federal Government had alleged that Saraki made false/anticipatory declaration of assets, operated foreign accounts while in office as Kwara State governor between 2003 and 2011, as well as collected governorship salary four years after his tenure had elapsed.

    FG had on April 6, opened […]

  • Asset Declaration Saga: Tight Security As Code Of Conduct Tribunal Awaits Saraki

    Asset Declaration Saga: Tight Security As Code Of Conduct Tribunal Awaits Saraki

    SECURITY was unusually tight at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, this morning, as the Senate President and former governor of Kwara state, Bukola Saraki, is expected to appear before the Danladi Umar-led Tribunal.

    Saraki in a statement said he will appear before the Code of Conduct Tribunal today.

    “The Senate President is a law abiding citizen and his absence from tribunal was based on legal advice he received from his counsel that it is not necessary for him to appear before the […]

  • Saraki False Declaration: Code Of Conduct Tribunal Issues Fresh Arrest Warrant

    Saraki False Declaration: Code Of Conduct Tribunal Issues Fresh Arrest Warrant

    Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Yakubu Umar, has issued a fresh arrest warrant on Nigerian Senate President, Bukola Saraki, after he failed to show up at the tribunal this morning.

    Are they not aware that the Court of Appeal granted a stay of execution order on their arrest warrant?

  • Why I Snubbed Code Of Conduct Tribunal — Saraki Explains

    Why I Snubbed Code Of Conduct Tribunal — Saraki Explains

    The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has explained his decision to stay away from the Code of Conduct Tribunal on Friday, and has criticised the court’s decision to order his arrest.

    The chairman of the tribunal, Danladi Umar, issued a bench warrant against Mr. Saraki for not appearing to face a 13-count charge of corruption, brushing aside a Federal High Court order seeking to stop Mr. Saraki’s arraignment.

    The Code of Conduct Bureau had slammed a 13-count charge of corruption on Mr. Saraki.

    In […]