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Obasanjo: Beacon of national unity, says Saraki …Congratulates ex-President at 80

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Saturday congratulated former President Olusegun Obasanjo on attaining the age of 80 and described him as a “beacon of national unity, peace and progress.” Saraki in a tribute to mark Obasanjo’s 80th birthday anniversary on Sunday, March 5, 2017, said he is delighted, on behalf of …

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Saraki pledges partnership with media for survival of democracy …As Daily Times names him Politician of the Year

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Wednesday pledged that the Senate would partner with critical institutions in the country like the media, to ensure the continued survival and strengthening of democracy in the country. Saraki spoke in Abuja when the Board of Directors of the Daily Times of Nigeria …

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Saraki lauds Shagari at 92

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Sunday extolled the noble virtues of ex-President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, to mark his 92nd birthday anniversary. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, lauded the sterling contributions of the nonagenarian to the sustenance of democracy, …

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Gombe Council elections: Opposition parties want EFCC to investigate GOSIEC

A coalition of opposition political parties in Gombe State, yesterday called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to immediately commence the investigation of the Gombe State Independent Electoral Commission (GOSIEC) over failure to conduct the Local Council election on Saturday. The election, according to the Coalition’s spokesman and …

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Uncertainty in Gombe as Local Government elections hold Saturday

Uncertainty pervaded the air Thursday with stakeholders lodging several complaints over the way the Gombe State Independent Electoral Commission (GOSIEC) is planning the Local Government Councils election scheduled to take place on Saturday. Ibrahim Yusuf, Chairman of Civil Society Organizations in Gombe State, while addressing newsmen, alleged that the State …

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APC has failed Nigeria says Gov. Wike ▪Says Police will not be allowed to hijack electoral materials

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that the All Progressives Congress  ( APC) has failed Nigeria, declaring  that Rivers State  is one of the very few functional states in the country. The governor stressed that due to APC’s  failed governance  style, all the development  structures  of the country  have …

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‘Buhari is healthy, no cause for alarm,’ Says Saraki as he leads Dogara, others to visit Buhari in London

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara and Leader of the Senate, Senator Ahmed Lawan have visited President Muhammadu Buhari in London. In a statement that he endorsed himself, Dr. Saraki said that they were in Abuja House in London and “were delighted to see …

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