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Saraki to Oshiomhole: You predicted the fall of others, your own downfall has come

Bukola Saraki, ex-President of the Senate, has severely lacerated Adams Oshiomhole for the events that led to the defection of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State to the Democratic Party, PDP. Speaking  through his media aide, Yusuph Olaniyonu, welcomed Obaseki to the PDP., adding that The former Governor of Kwara State said Oshiomhole will soon meet his waterloo. Saraki added ...

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Kwara Govt Vs Saraki: Out of court settlement ends in stalemate

A High Court sitting in Ilorin has fixed March 25, for hearing in the Ile-Arugbo demolition suit as out of court settlement between parties ended in stalemate. Justice Abiodun Adebara, while fixing the date, commended the effort of the parties in their meetings for settlement. Adebara however said that the case must continue to safe time, effort and for justice ...

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EFCC claims in forfeiture application case — Our stand, by Saraki

By Yussuf Olaniyonu, Media aide to Bukola Saraki Yesterday, the lawyers representing Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, former Senate President, appeared before Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court, Lagos, to oppose the application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for the forfeiture of his Ilorin home funded partly with funds provided by Kwara State Government in fulfillment ...

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Ile Arugbo: Reconciatory meeting between Saraki, Kwara govt ends in stalemate

The reconciliatory meeting between the state government and the late Dr. Olusola Saraki’s family on the demolished Ile Arugbo, ended in stalemate yesterday. The meeting between the representatives of the state government and Asa Investment Ltd ended without a concrete resolution. The meeting ended without any specific adjourned date. It started at 4:48pm and ended at 5:48pm, The Nation reports. ...

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Demolition Saga: Buhari reportedly wades into rift between Saraki, Gov Abdulrahman

President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly waded into the rift between Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq and former Senate President Bukola Saraki over the recent demolition of Ile Arugbo (old people’s home) in Ilorin, the state capital. The President, said a source, set up a private investigative committee to examine the circumstances that warranted the demolition and report to him. According ...

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Kwara govt carries out threat, demolishes Saraki’s building

There was intensive apprehension in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital in the early hours of Thursday as the state government made good its intention to take over an expanse of land said to have been illegally acquired by the late Dr Olusola Saraki. The disputed plots of land had been a source disagreement between the state government and former Senate ...

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Kwara govt explains why it revoked Saraki’s land

Kwara state government has explained why it revoked the Ilofa road, GRA, Ilorin plots of land allegedly illegally acquired by the late strong man of Kwara politics, Dr Olusola Saraki. The state government also revealed further details surrounding the Civil Service Clinic land and its adjourning plots in Ilorin, the state capital, amid public enquiry. “The entire land was acquired ...

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Saraki blows hot, accuses Kwara Gov of waging war agsinst his family

Ex-Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has accused Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of plotting vengeance against his family. According to Daily Post, Saraki stated this on Saturday, while reacting to the governor’s decision to revoke a land occupied by his family in Ilorin, the state capital. In a statement on Friday, Abdulrazaq’s Chief Press Secretary, Rafiu Ajakaiye, claimed the land was ...

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Just in: Court orders Bukola Saraki, others to return pensions

The Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, has ordered the government to recover all pensions collected by immediate-past President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, and other former governors now serving as ministers and members of the National Assembly, SaharaReporters reports. More to come…

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Court orders FG to take over Bukola Saraki’s houses

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the forfeiture of two houses in Ilorin, Kwara State belonging to former Senate President, Bukola Saraki. The court gave the order citing section 17 of the advance fee fraud and other related offences act 14, 2006 and section 44(2)B of the 1999 Constitution. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), represented ...

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