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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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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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