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Offa Robbery: New evidence links Saraki with suspects

The police has found new evidence that links five of the Offa robbery suspects with Senate President Bukola Saraki. Police Spokesperson, Jimmoh Moshood, in a statement said the new evidence included a picture of one of the suspects at a recent wedding ceremony of Mr Saraki’s daughter. "New revelations from further investigation

National Assembly threatens Buhari, lists demands

The National Assembly(NASS) has threatened to invoke " the Constitutional Powers of  the Parliament" against president Muhammadu Buhari administration if it fails to implement the list if demand tabled before it. The demands were listed as part of  the outcome of an emergency executive joint session of both chambers of the

Saraki meets Bill Gates, Dangote over health financing

The President of the Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, met with Microsoft Founder, Bill Gates and African Business Mogul, Alh. Aliko Dangote to proffer solutions to financing healthcare in Nigeria. Saraki who was accompanied by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, had the breakfast with

Senate floors Magu in court

A Federal High Court in Abuja has backed the Senate’s rejection of  Mr Ibrahim Magu as substantive  Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC). A concerned Nigerian, Mr Oluwatosin Ojaomo had  filed a suit at a Federal High Court, Abuja challenging the Senate’s decision to reject the nomination

Asset Declaration: Saraki, FG returns to CCT February 6

·        To defend self on 3 count charges Jude Johnson Strong indication has emerged that the Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki will be back at the Code of Conduct Tribunal for his trial in the False Asset Declaration charges brought against him by the Federal Government. However, unlike in the recent time, Saraki will only

Nigeria loses N127bn to cybercrime -Saraki

Magu, Babachir

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki says Nigeria has lost about N127 billion to cybercrime. He made this known at Nigeria’s first Legislative Stakeholders Conference on ICT and Cybersecurity on Monday in Abuja. Saraki, who was represented by Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Aduda, did not, however, specify the period within which the nation

Credit Reporting Law, a boost to SMEs -Saraki

Babatunde Opalana    The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said the new legislations - Secured Transactions in Movable Assets Act and the Credit Reporting Act - passed by the National Assembly last June and immediately signed into law by then Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will support the growth of micro, small

Senate partners CCC to reposition Almajiri Education System

Austin Obande  The Senate President,  Bukola Saraki, has pledged the commitment of the 8th Senate to reposition the Almajiri Islamic  Education System in the northern part of the country. Saraki spoke on Monday in Abuja when a delegation from the Centre for Crisis Communication (CCC) and conveners' of a proposed National Conference