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Seizure of Property: Court was misled to give a wrong judgement, says Saraki

Ex-Senate President, Bukola Saraki, says the Court, which ordered seizure of his posh houses in Ikoyi, Lagos on Monday was misled. Reacting through his spokesman,  Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki said both he and his lawyers were aware of any application by the EFCC to grant seizure of his property. According to him, a Federal High Court in Abuja had earlier issued ...

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Kogi 2019: Saraki an empty barrel, cannot save PDP from defeat- APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has denigrated former Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki , saying that he doesn’t not possess enough influence to save the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. The Secretary of the Media and Publicity Committee of the APC Campaign Council, Dr. Tom Ohikere, who spoke in Abuja at a media briefing, said ...

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Kogi, Bayelsa Polls: Saraki promises to ensure victory for PDP

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki has given assurance that all stakeholders will be brought together to ensure victory for the Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa and Kogi governorship polls. Saraki made this known after the PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus, announced his appointment at the inauguration of the Governorship Campaign Councils at the Party Headquarters in Abuja. “The party leadership ...

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Saraki to Kwara Govt: You don’t have reasonable excuse to reject my items

The Mandate Office of ex-Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki said on Tuesday that the capturing and implementation process of its distributed instructional materials were misunderstood by the Kwara State Government. Otukoko Ibraheem, Director of Project and Empowerment, Saraki’s Mandate Office in a statement said the government has a misconception of the true picture of the process and rejected the donation. ...

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Why we ordered schools to reject materials donated by Saraki- Kwara govt

The Kwara State Government says that personalising constituency project was the reason why Kwara public schools’ rejection of instructional materials donated by the former President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki. A statement from the Press Secretary of Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development, Yakub Aliagan on Monday, said the ministry was not aware of the donation initially. ”The ...

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High rate of insecurity discouraging local, foreign investments, Saraki laments

Former President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said that the high rate of insecurity in the country has greatly discouraged local and foreign investments. Saraki said the rising cases of attacks in the country has become a distraction at a time when the country needed to improve on the lives of its citizenry. He stated this in a ...

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Cabinet: Senate screens Saraki, Mahmoud

The Senate has greeened three more ministerial nominees from the 42 submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari last week. The three are: Mr Babatunde Fasola (Lagos), Sen. Gbemisola Saraki (Kwara) and Dr Muhammadu Mahmoud (Kaduna). Gbemisola Saraki, 54, read Economics at the University of Sussex, UK and served as a senator in the 6th Assembly. Mahmoud, an environmentalist, is a former ...

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EFCC to Saraki: Your media war against Magu won’t stop your prosecution

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has told immediate past Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki that no amount of media campaign against its Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu will stop his prosecution. Spokesman of the commission, Mr Tony Orilade made this known in a statement in Abuja on Sunday. According to Orilade, the attention of the EFCC has been drawn ...

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VP jokes: “Thanks Saraki for not taking advantage of power vacuum”

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday jocularly thanked Senate President Bukola Saraki for not taking advantage of the vacuum in power before the presidential inauguration. Osinbajo stated this at a dinner organised in honour of President Muhammadu Buhari and himself at the State House Banquet Hall. Buhari and Osinbajo had earlier in the day been sworn-in for a second term ...

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Saraki may lose international appointment

Strong indications have emerged that Nigeria’s Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, is on the verge of losing an international appointment as Ambassador-at-Large offered him by the International Human Rights Commission (IHRC). It was gathered that the former Governor of Kwara State and head of Nigeria’s legislature was not forthcoming in documentation of the new appointment within the time frame given ...

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