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9th Assembly: Colour and character of next Senate
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9th Assembly: Colour and character of next Senate

Ahmed Yerima Like the previous assemblies before it, the 8th Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, now in its twilight, has its distinct characteristics that manifest in its quality of debate, personal attributes of members, general delivery of mandate and the corporate perception by the generality of Nigerians. Birthed […]

Senate warns on debt trap, okays $2.9b foreign loan
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Senate warns on debt trap, okays $2.9b foreign loan

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki (left) and ex-Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio during plenary in Abuja… yesterday. • FEC explains borrowing to fund 2018 capital budget • Lawmakers probe CBN gov on ‘illicit ATM charges’ • Chamber turns rowdy over Akpabio’s bid to speak The Senate yesterday […]

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Why delegates dumped Tambuwal for Atiku

• Ex-VP joins Buhari in battle for presidency • Makes peace overture to Obasanjo • Ohanaeze, others laud his emergence • ‘Buhari sure to win presidential poll’ • Aisha Buhari knocks APC primaries The battle line between the main contenders in next year’s general elections was finally drawn yesterday as […]

Osun poll: Aregbesola reacts to PDP leaders protest
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Osun poll: Aregbesola reacts to PDP leaders protest

Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Governor State of Osun. Osun state Governor Rauf Aregbesola, Friday, condemned the protest by leaders and members of opposition party,the Peoples Democratic Party, over the outcome of the Osun gubernatorial election. Nigeria’s Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara, and the national […]

Osun poll: Saraki, Dogara lead protest to INEC office
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Osun poll: Saraki, Dogara lead protest to INEC office

Nigeria’s Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of representatives Yakubu Dogara, and the national chairman of People’s Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, Friday, led a protest to the headquarter of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja. The party leaders demanded the cancellation of the outcome of the […]

At NIM conference, Sanusi declines comment on restructuring, devolution of powers
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At NIM conference, Sanusi declines comment on restructuring, devolution of powers

[file photo] Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, yesterday declined comments on restructuring and devolution of power in the country as espoused by some regional leaders. Sanusi, a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), was a special guest of honour […]

Saraki appoints Doyin Okupe head of Campaign media council
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Saraki appoints Doyin Okupe head of Campaign media council

Former Senior Special Assistant to former President Goodluck Jonathan on Public Affairs, Mr. Doyin Okupe. Nigeria Senate President and Presidential aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bukola Saraki, has appointed a former presidential spokesman Doyin Okupe the chairman of his Presidential campaign’s Media Council. Okupe had […]

Foundation petitions PMB, NASS over waves of child sexual abuse
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Foundation petitions PMB, NASS over waves of child sexual abuse

The petitioner and president, Jose Foundation, Prince Martins Abhulimhen in discussion with the Baroness of McIntosh at the UK House of Lords in London A humanitarian organisation, Jose Foundation, has kick-started the collection of signatures nationwide under the #NAME AND SHAME CSE MOVEMENT, to petition President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President, Senator Bukola […]

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Saraki responds to Not To Young Movement accusations

Nigeria Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has responded to the claims of the Not Too Young To Run movement over his declaration to run for president in the 2019 presidential election. Saraki announced his bid in Abuja on Thursday, August 30, 2018, in a town hall meeting organised by the movement. […]

Saraki declares bid for Aso Rock as Buhari mocks defectors
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Saraki declares bid for Aso Rock as Buhari mocks defectors

FILE PHOTO: Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde/File Photo Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday formally declared his decision to contest the 2019 presidential election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He made […]

Nigerian youths begged me to run for president, says Saraki
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Nigerian youths begged me to run for president, says Saraki

Senate president Bukola Saraki. Nigerian senate president and presidential hopeful Bukola Saraki said pleas from Nigerian youths spurred his decision to run for the office of president in next year’s general elections. Saraki declared to run for president on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during a public […]

Why I want to be Nigeria’s president – Saraki
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Why I want to be Nigeria’s president – Saraki

PHOTO: TWITTER/Bukola Saraki Nigeria’s senate president Bukola Saraki said Thursday that the need to urgently reposition Nigeria for a better future was the major reason behind his decision to contest for the presidency. Saraki joined another senator and former Nigeria’s vice president as the four members of the opposition People’s […]