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Chaos in Senate as Saraki shuns Akpabio
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Chaos in Senate as Saraki shuns Akpabio

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 Nigeria’s Senate was thrown into chaos during the plenary on Wednesday as the Senate president, Bukola Saraki, shunned the former minority leader, Godswill Akpabio, when he […]

Saraki appointed Atiku campaign director by PDP
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Saraki appointed Atiku campaign director by PDP

Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main […]

Why Saraki lost PDP presidential ticket – APC
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Why Saraki lost PDP presidential ticket – APC

[FILE PHOTO] Bukola Saraki Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress Tuesday said the deceitfulness of the Senate president Bukola Saraki cost him the presidential ticket of the opposition People’s Democratic Party. “When a leader cannot be trusted, cannot be relied upon, and cannot keep agreements, the people take due cognizance and […]

Police allegedly harass Saraki, Dino Melaye, others during Osun election protest
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Police allegedly harass Saraki, Dino Melaye, others during Osun election protest

The Nigerian Police Force on Friday allegedly harassed members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during their protest against the just concluded Osun state governorship election. The protest was led by leaders of the PDP including the president of the Nigerian Senate Bukola, Sokoto state governor Aminu Tambuwal, senators […]

Buhari may lose 2019 election, says US Intelligence Agency
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Buhari may lose 2019 election, says US Intelligence Agency

Buhari<br />Photo: Twitter/MBuhari A United State based analysis firm Teneo Intelligence has predicted that Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari could lose the 2019 election if the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is united. The company’s vice president, Malte Liewerscheidt, who also covers political risks in West Africa, while analysing the outcome […]

PDP youth group accuses Secondus of plotting to impose presidential candidate
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PDP youth group accuses Secondus of plotting to impose presidential candidate

[FILE PHOTO] Uche Secondus. Photo: Twitter/UcheSecondus A coalition of Northern youths within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday accused the national chairman of the party Uche Secondus of plotting to impose his preferred presidential candidate on them. The youths also accused the leadership of the party of conniving with […]

I have the formula for PDP to win Lagos, says Saraki
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I have the formula for PDP to win Lagos, says Saraki

Nigeria's Senate President Bukola Saraki addresses a world press conference at the National Assembly on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. PHOTO: LUCY LADIDI ELUKPO Nigerian Senate president and 2019 presidential hopeful Bukola Saraki said he has the formula for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to produce the next governor of Lagos […]

Saraki must vacate the position of Senate president – Oshiomole
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Saraki must vacate the position of Senate president – Oshiomole

APC leader, Adams Oshiomole The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomohle, has continued in his insistence that Dr Bukola Saraki must leave his position as the Senate President. In an interview on Channels Televison’s Road map 2019, Oshiomhole said the Senate President had to step down from […]

I’m confident of unseating Buhari in 2019, says Saraki
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I’m confident of unseating Buhari in 2019, says Saraki

Senate president Bukola Saraki.<br />Photo Guardian.ng Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki said he is confident of unseating president Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s elections should he emerge presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). To emerge PDP’s presidential ticket Saraki has to win the party’s October 6 primaries which […]

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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. […]

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Saraki reveals why Tinubu supports Buhari, thrashes his claims

Nigeria Senate President Bukola Saraki has said the claims of National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu about his exit from the ruling party are “wrong, false and mischievous impression”. Saraki said in a statement on Monday while reacting to Tinubu’s statement on his defection from the […]

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Saraki must reconvene National Assembly Immediately, says APC

Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday called on the Senate president Bukola Saraki to reconvene the National Assembly “immediately” to consider the 2019 general election Budget of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). “The National Assembly must be convened immediately,” APC’s acting national publicity secretary, Mr Yekini Nabena […]

APC alleges PDP of planning to attack its senators
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APC alleges PDP of planning to attack its senators

Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun; All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu; Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN); President Muhammadu Buhari; APC Governorship Candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi and APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole at the party’s mega rally in Ado-Ekiti…July 9, 2018. Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives […]

Saraki urges Buhari to investigate National Assembly DSS siege
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Saraki urges Buhari to investigate National Assembly DSS siege

Nigerias Senate President Bukola Saraki addresses a world press conference at the National Assembly on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. PHOTO: LUCY LADIDI ELUKPO Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki on Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the last Tuesday’s siege on the National Assembly. Masked operatives of the Department for […]

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National Assembly to reconvene next Tuesday – deputy Speaker

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yussuff Lasun Thursday said that the Nigerian federal lawmakers will reconvene on Tuesday, August 14. This is coming after president Muhammadu Buhari’s aide on National Assembly matters Ita Enang earlier in the week urged federal lawmakers to cut short the annual recess […]