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Breaking News: AGF summoned by Senate for fraud case against Saraki

Due to the planned prosecution of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, for allegedly forging the Senate Standing Order 2015, the Attorney-General of the Federation, who also act as the Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has been summoned by The Senate today, Tuesday. The senate took the decision following a motion moved by the Senator ...

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Senate: New electoral laws to be produced in 6 months

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, yesterday, disclosed that the nation’s upper legislative chamber will come up with a new and more comprehensive electoral amendment law before the end of 2016. Saraki said this during a one-day retreat of the Senate Committee on Electoral Matters and also hinted that Nigerians living abroad may be accommodated in new electoral amendments. The Senate President ...

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Tinubu’s wife accuses Saraki of demoting her

It was a dramatic moment as the wife of leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Oluremi Tinubu confronted the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, accusing him of demoting her. Reports has it that Saraki had at the commencement of Thursday’s plenary asked Senator Uba (PDP, Anambra South) to move the motion for the adoption of votes and proceedings of Wednesday in ...

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Saraki owns more assets than you know – Witness tells CCB

Prosecution witness, Mr. Michael Wetkas, in the ongoing trial of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, before the Code of Conduct Bureau, said on Wednesday that some landed assets bearing the names of some companies actually belonged to the Senate President. The Federal Government is prosecuting Saraki on 16 counts, including false and anticipatory asset declaration in his asset declaration ...

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CCT: Saraki’s trial adjourned till June 1 for cross examination

In a bid to enable defence continue cross examination of the first prosecution witness, the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has adjourned the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki, till June 1. Earlier, the prosecution witness, Mr Micheal Wetkas, told the tribunal that Saraki’s name did not appear on the title document of any of the properties in Maitama District, Abuja. Wetkas, who ...

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“The strike continues” -NLC to Saraki

The president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba and his team, on Friday met for over 40 minutes behind closed-doors with the Senate President,  Bukola Saraki, to discuss the ongoing nationwide strike called by labour to protest the fuel price hike. Wabba, told reporters after the meeting that the strike which enters third day on Friday will ...

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Strike will continue – NLC tells Senate, House of Reps.

The President, Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, and his team met for about 40 minutes behind closed-doors on Thursday evening,  with the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to discuss the nationwide strike over the hike in fuel price. Wabba told journalists after the parley that the strike would continue until the Federal Government resumed talks with the NLC, under his ...

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Why ECOWAS integration process is slow – Saraki

Nigeria’s Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has identified the inability of member- states of the Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS) to add to institutional building blocks and their lack of courage to re-order existing structures as the major factors slowing down integration and development of the sub-region. Speaking in Abuja, at the opening of the first ordinary ...

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