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Court stops Saraki from declaring Akpabio’s seat vacant

An FCT High Court has restrained Senate President Bukola Saraki from declaring the seat of former Minority Leader of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio vacant. Justice Othman Musa on Wednesday also ordered Saraki not to impede Senator Akpabio’s access to the Senate building or taking any action aimed at “overreaching his privileges

How 25 Senators Can Impeach Saraki – Abuja Legal Practitioner

The recent upheavals in the National Assembly has further brought to the fore the argument of what is the constitutionally required number of Senators or members of the House of Representatives to remove any of the presiding officers or their respective deputies. By this, I mean the President of the Senate,

Saraki, Ekweremadu’s impeachment: PDP rebukes APC, Presidency

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the claims by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that it planned to attack APC senators as “laughable, childish.” It said the allegation “shows that the Buhari Presidency and the ruling party have come to a wits end in their plot to illegally impeach Senate

Why I met with Obasanjo – Saraki

Saraki, speaking to newsmen after the meeting on Monday evening, said he was with Obasanjo to make up for his absence during the formal inauguration of the Presidential library held last year. He said: ”You know I missed the official opening of the library and that is why I have decided

Senator Saraki Visits Babangida In Minna (Photo)

Sen.President Bukola Saraki, has arrived Minna, capital of Niger State to hold a private meeting with the former military President Ibrahim Babangida. The meeting is taking place at the Hilltop residence, of the former military ruler. This is coming shortly after Saraki addressed a World Press Conference where he commended Osinbajo

Saraki Addresses World Press Conference, Denies Giving DSS Order To Invade NASS

Following Tuesday’s invasion of the National Assembly complex by the operatives of the State Security Services, the Senate President Bukola Saraki is currently holding a world press conference (Wednesday) at the National Assembly. The lawmaker has called on the Federal Government to hold accountable agencies and heads of government establishments who

Saraki Finally Gives Condition On Resigning As Senate President

Senate President Bukola Saraki says he is not desperate to stay in office. However, a condition has to be met: his removal must be by two-thirds majority of the upper chamber. Saraki said this on Wednesday while addressing a ‘World press Conference’ on Tuesday’s siege to the National Assembly by the

What Saraki Said On Allegation That He Connived With Sacked DG Of DSS, Lawal Daura

While speaking at a ‘world press conference’ at the National Assembly Abuja on Wednesday, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, denied allegations he compromised the sacked director-general of the Department of State Security Service, Lawal Daura. The senate president was late on Tuesday, accused by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and

Breaking News: Saraki To Hold World Press Conference

The Nigerian Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, announced that he would be holding a world press conference. The information was shared on Twitter by his Special Assistant on International Relations, Bamikole Omisore. “President of the Senate @bukolasaraki to hold a world press conference tomorrow at 12 noon,” Omisore wrote. The agenda of

Senate President, Saraki To Lead Other Dignitaries To ‘Ojude Oba’ Festival

Dr Bukola Saraki, the Senate President, will lead other eminent Nigerians to this year’s ‘Ojude Oba’ festival scheduled to hold later this month in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State. According to Punch Metro, the chairman of the festival organising committee, Otunba Wahab Osinusi, disclosed this on Monday at the Awujale palace hall, Ijebu

Saraki Must Resign Now Or Face The Consequences – Senator Blows Hot

According to a report by Premium Times, a senator, Abdullahi Adamu (APC-Nasarawa), has faulted the defection of the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mr Adamu, who made this known in an interview with journalists in Abuja on Friday,

Saraki planning to impeach Buhari – Mohammed Lawal

Former Deputy Director of the Buhari Presidential Campaign Council, Engineer Mohammed Lawal has alleged that Senate President, Bukola Saraki was planning to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari. He warned those who think that Buhari was going to succumb to any form of intimidation to perish such thought. According to him, Saraki should have

BREAKING NEWS: Senators Call For Saraki’s Resignation

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and some senators elected on the platform of the party, Wednesday, urged the Senate President, Bukola Saraki to resign as Senate President. The Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan has also appealed to the senators to cut short their annual vacation to consider the supplementary budget forward by

APC gives Saraki 48hours to explain breach of party’s constitution

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has queried the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, asking him to respond within 48 hours why disciplinary action ought not to be taken against him, for breaching article 21 of the party’s constitution. This was contained in a resolution signed by

What APC did to Saraki – Atiku reacts to Senate President’s defection

The Former Vice President Atiku abubakar has reacted to the defection of Senate President Bukola Saraki to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Saraki said “I wish to inform Nigerians that, after extensive consultations, I have decided to take my leave of the All Progressives Congress (APC).” Speaking on the development, Atiku expressed

APC: What Saraki, Dogara must do now – Ex-nPDP spokesman, Eze

A former National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Chukwuemeka Eze, has advised Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara to resign. He described recent defections of some members  of the All Progressives Congress (APC) allegedly ‘supervised’ by the two

APC Senator, Akanbi speaks on ‘impeachment’ of Saraki, Ekweremadu

The senator representing Oyo South Senatorial District, Soji Akanbi, has stated that the impeachment of Senate President, Bukola Saraki; and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, is no longer feasible. The lawmaker, who represents Oyo South on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Red Chamber, stated this in an interview

Saraki Hires SANs To Battle Police Over Invitation

The Senator representing Kwara South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Rafiu Ibrahim, has said a team of senior legal experts will handle the allegation of complicity in the Offa robbery saga levelled against the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, by the police. The police have insisted that Saraki is

He Is Suffering From Diarrhoea Of The Mouth – Saraki Blasts El-Rufai

Saraki described el-Rufai as a careless talker, saying he as the Senate President couldn’t have announced the name of any defector if they didn’t sign the letter communicating their defection to the PDP. Speaking through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Yusuph Olaniyonu, the Senate President said, “El-Rufai is

APC vs PDP: Pro-Buhari lawmakers issue deadline to Saraki, Dogara

Federal lawmakers loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari have asked senators and members of the House of Representatives planning to dump the All Progressives Congress (APC) to do so before party primaries begin in August. The legislators under the aegis of Parliamentary Support Group (PSG), also want the Senate President, Bukola Saraki

BREAKING News: Saraki Leads Senators To Ekweremadu’s Home (Photos)

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki has led senators to the Apo Legislative Quarters residence of Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, whose house has been under siege by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and men of the Nigeria Police. Saraki had told lawmakers at the plenary

APC senators may unseat Saraki today

There are indications that the reign of Senator Bukola Saraki as the president of the Nigerian Senate may come to an end today if plans by a group of senators materialise. Saraki is rumoured to have concluded his defection plans from the ruling All Progressives Congress sometime this week, a move

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