• Mikel Obi Received by Senate President, Bukola Saraki in Abuja as He Arrives Nigeria (Photos)

    Mikel Obi Received by Senate President, Bukola Saraki in Abuja as He Arrives Nigeria (Photos)

    The Senate president, Bukola Saraki, received Chelsea star, John Mikel Obi in Abuja last night as the player arrives Nigeria in preparation for qualifier game against Zambia.

    The Senate President of the federal republic of Nigeria, Senator Bukola Saraki, on Monday night, played host as he received the captain of Bronze-winning Nigerian football team in the 2016 Rio Olympics, John Mikel Obi, in Abuja.

    “Had the pleasure of hosting @mikel_john_obi today & nice to get to know him off the pitch. […]

  • Appeal Court fixes new date to hear Senate President’s appeal over CCT trial

    Appeal Court fixes new date to hear Senate President’s appeal over CCT trial

    The Court of Appeal on Monday in Abuja adjourned until Oct.6 to hear an appeal filed by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, challenging his criminal trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

    Justice Abdul Aboki leading four other Justices of the Court gave the date at the instance of counsel to the parties. Chief Kanu Agabi (SAN) and Mr. Rotimi Jacob (SAN) represented Saraki and the Federal Government respectively.

    At the resume hearing, Agabi had urged the court to adjourn the matter on […]

  • Senate President and deputy cannot enjoy immunity – CRRAN

    Senate President and deputy cannot enjoy immunity – CRRAN

    An Enugu-based human rights lawyer and President of Citizens Rights Realization and Advancement Network (CRRAN), Olu Omotayo, has faulted plans by the Senate to grant immunity to the Senate President and Deputy Senate President.

    Omotayo said there was no democracy in the world where parliamentarians enjoyed immunity and so Nigeria should not be an exception.

    The legal practitioner said the issue of immunity for the President and Governors was a constitutional matter and if the senators wanted their principal officers to enjoy […]

  • BREAKING: Fire outbreak at Nigerian Senate President’s Abuja home, Bukola Saraki

    BREAKING: Fire outbreak at Nigerian Senate President’s Abuja home, Bukola Saraki

    The Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s Abuja residence was gutted by fire this morning. He confirmed the incident on his twitter handle and said the fire has been

  • Senate President says ‘We won’t delay confirmation of Buhari’s ministers,’

    Senate President says ‘We won’t delay confirmation of Buhari’s ministers,’

    Senate President, Bukola Saraki has said that the upper legislative house will not waste time to confirm President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial nominees once the list is sent to it.

    Saraki also said that the Senate would resume sitting if any urgent matter of national importance arises.

    The Senate President made the comments on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, while receiving the French Ambassador to Nigeria, Denys Gaver in his office.
    Senate President, Bukola Saraki receives French Ambassador to Nigeria, Denys Gaver in his office […]

  • Senate President accused of non-citizenship, theft

    Senate President accused of non-citizenship, theft

    Senate President, Bukola Saraki has been accused of petty theft and is also alleged not to be a citizen of Nigeria.

    The allegations were made on Sunday, June 28, 2015, by controversial online news platform, Sahara Reporters via Facebook and are backed with supposed photo evidence.

    “Bukola Saraki: The President of the Nigerian Senate Is not Even A Nigerian Citizen,” the first post on SR’s Facebook page read.

    In accusing Saraki of theft, SR said:

    “Some police officers found out that Bukola Saraki, who […]

  • Senate President Addresses N8.64billion Naira Wardrobe Allowance

    Senate President Addresses N8.64billion Naira Wardrobe Allowance

    The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, took to twitter to react to the alleged N8.64billion wardrobe allowance for National Assembly members. What is he trying to say? Is this N506, 600 monthly or yearly?

    See his tweets below…

  • See Official Photo Of New Senate President, Bukola Saraki

    See Official Photo Of New Senate President, Bukola Saraki

    This is the official photo of the senate president of the 8th National Assembly and former governor of Kwara state, Senator Bukola

  • Surprising: PDP’s Ekweremadu emerges Deputy Senate President

    Surprising: PDP’s Ekweremadu emerges Deputy Senate President

    It was learnt that Ike Ekweremadu of the Peoples Democratic Party has emerged the deputy Senate President after beating Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume of the All Progressives Congress in an election held at the National Assembly today.

    Ekweremadu was sworn as Deputy President of the Senate, after he polled 54 votes to defeat Sen. Ali Ndume (APC- Borno-South), who polled 20 votes, while one vote was declared invalid.

    Newsmen reports that the day’s activity started at 10:00 a.m. with the reading of […]

  • Best candidate will emerge Senate President, says Tinubu during closed door meeting with Buhari in Abuja

    Best candidate will emerge Senate President, says Tinubu during closed door meeting with Buhari in Abuja

    Report revealed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, says merit will not be compromised while choosing the Senate President.
    Tinubu said this in Abuja on Thursday after holding a closed-door meeting with the president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari.

    He said he would not go against anything the party decided but assured that merit would not be compromised while making the decision.

    “Well, you have heard from the party; you have heard from leadership. My desire is not to rock the […]