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‘One million Oshiomholes cannot remove me from office’ — Saraki dares APC

‘One million Oshiomholes cannot remove me from office’ — Saraki dares APC

Senate President Bukola Saraki has fired some shots at Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). This comes one day after he vowed not to descend into the gutter with the ruling party. Saraki had resisted hitting back at the APC which described him as a failure who swims in controversy. But

FG planning to imprison us, say Saraki, Ekweremadu

Senate President Bukola Saraki and Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, have raised the alarm over the alleged plan of the federal government to incarcerate them. In a statement on Friday, Yusuph Olaniyonu and Uche Anichukwu, their media aides, the legislators said this is part of the plot to remove them from office. The All Progressives Congress

You can’t remove Saraki, Ekweremadu – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday said the All Progressives Congress (APC) lacked the legislative number and constitutional facilities to remove Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu. In a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan in Abuja, the party advised the Presidency and the APC to “accept the

National Assembly leadership is meeting with INEC delegation –Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has declared that the leadership of the National Assembly is currently meeting with a delegation from the Independent National Electoral Commission. “The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have started a meeting with the National Chairman of the INEC,” Saraki said.

The call for Saraki’s resignation is unconstitutional – Makarfi

THOSE clamoring for the resignation of Senate President, Bukola Saraki, because he defected to the People’s Democratic Party should know that it is unconstitutional to even say he should resign, Ahmed Makarfi, one of the PDP Presidential aspirants has said. Makarfi advised all crucifiers of Saraki, to leave him alone as Senate President irrespective of

Adamu attacking me to save self from EFCC – Saraki

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Monday attacked Senator Abdullahi Adamu (APC, Nasarawa West), describing the former governor of Nasarawa State as “a compulsive liar and an unreliable man who will do or say anything to suit his situation at any point in time.” Saraki was reacting to the claim by Adamu that

Saraki assembles 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 needed to make certain

Security siege, plot to impeach me, Saraki – Ekweremadu

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Friday revealed that the security siege on his home and that of Senate President Bukola Saraki on Tuesday, was actually plotted to impeach him and Saraki in their absence. He disclosed that plans had been hatched to impeach him and the senate president by “a tiny number” of

Saraki declared ‘ghost’ property-witness

A detective of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Michael Wetkas on Wednesday, told the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), that Senate President Bukola Saraki declared a property that did not exist. He said Saraki declared a property he was yet to purchase in his asset declaration form. The witness alleged that Saraki declared

Exclusive: How Buhari muscled National Assembly to rewrite 2016 budget at Transcorp Hilton Hotel

Details have emerged how the Presidency practically muscled the National Assembly to secure the reprieve it wanted for the safe passage of the troubled 2016 Budget. The budget had run into troubled waters after its passage on March 23, following revelations of some missing items in the document. The President had initially refused to sign

Corruption Trial: Appeal Court strikes out Saraki’s application to stop corruption trial

The Court of Appeal, Abuja, has struck out an application by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, seeking to halt his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). Mr. Saraki had approached the court asking it to compel the CCT to stay proceedings on his trial pending the determination of another application he filed before