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Saraki loses nomination as international Ambassador

Godsgift Onyedinefu The International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) has withdrawn the nomination of the outgoing Nigerian Senate President, Bukola Saraki, as Ambassador-at-large of the commission. The commission says the cancellation of appointment was made because Saraki did not meet up with the necessary protocol demanded of the office. This was contained in a

1966 Coup, Counter-coup, Civil War: I was all in it…I went through hell in the military–Buhari

•Blames police failure, military deterioration, others for insecurity •Says Buhari, Dogara held the country to ransom for seven months •Scores legislators, police low •Yet to discuss ministerial list, appointments   Jude Johnson    The Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed his role in one of the country's most trying times in its journey to nationhood, explaining his

Ramadan: Saraki Urges Muslims to Pray for Peace, Security

Godsgift Onyedinefu Nigeria's Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on Muslim faithful to pray for peace in Nigeria as they join their counterparts across the world to observe this year's Ramadan fasting. Saraki, in a goodwill message, to mark the beginning of the holy month, signed by his Special Adviser

Saraki appointed International Human Rights Commission Ambassador

Godsgift Onyedinefu Nigeria's Senate Present, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has been nominated as an Ambassador-at-Large of the International Human Rights Commission. A release by the Media Office of the President of the Senate states, in part: “In a letter dated March 16, 2019, Ambassador Friday Sani, the Diplomatic Head of the Commission to Nigeria and

Senate passes Police Trust Fund Bill

The Senate on Tuesday passed the Nigeria Police Trust Fund Bill. This followed the presentation of a concurrence report by Leader of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, at plenary. One of the major objectives of the bill is to improve funding for the Nigeria Police Force. In his remarks, President of the Senate, Dr.

Atiku, Sariki arrive US

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki have arrived Washington, DC, United States. Atiku tweeted his arrival in the United States after 13 years via his verified Twitter account. The former vice president said he will be meeting with US government officials

Frank Condemns Police Siege on Dino Melaye’s residence

.Says Invasion plot to Scuttle 2019 Polls Former Deputy National Publicity of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has condemned in strong terms the ongoing police siege on Senator Dino Melaye’s house, ostensibly to arrest him and keep him out of circulation ahead of the 2019 polls.  Frank in a

Saraki is a defender of democracy, Secondus felicitates saraki at 56

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has described the Senate President, Bukola Saraki as a foremost democrat who always stand for the rule of law. In a birthday wish to the Senate President who is 56 years old today, Prince Secondus, said Saraki's contributions to