Sagay, SERAP, CACOL berate Saraki for attacking EFCC, ICPC

Sagay, SERAP, CACOL berate Saraki for attacking EFCC, ICPC

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Monday, took a swipe at the Federal Government’s anti-graft agencies, saying they preferred showmanship. He said this was the reason why the agencies had failed to ensure conviction of suspects in court. The anti-graft agencies in the country include the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Independent […]

How Saraki funded undeclared foreign accounts – Banker

The Head of the Funds Transfer Unit of the Guaranty Trust Bank, Mr. Amazi Nwachuckwu, appeared before the Code of Conduct Tribunal on Tuesday, giving details of how the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, funded his offshore accounts between 2009 and and 2012.

How Saraki funded undeclared foreign accounts – Banker

The Head of the Funds Transfer Unit of the Guaranty Trust Bank, Mr. Amazi Nwachuckwu, appeared before the Code of Conduct Tribunal on Tuesday, giving details of how the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, funded his offshore accounts between 2009 and and 2012. Nwachukwu, who had within the period served at the Central Clearing and […]

EXCLUSIVE: Why I was removed as Senate Leader, Ndume opens up

EXCLUSIVE: Why I was removed as Senate Leader, Ndume opens up

Borno Senator, Ali Ndume, who was removed as Senate Majority Leader on Tuesday, has revealed why he was ousted. The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, announced Mr. Ndume’s removal shortly before the upper legislative chamber adjourned on Tuesday. Mr. Saraki read a letter from the All Progressives Congress caucus asking for leadership change. Mr. […]

Saraki, Ndume fall apart

The crisis in the leadership of the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly has taken a turn for the worst as a cold war has started between Saraki

Saraki, Ndume fall apart

The crisis in the leadership of the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly has taken a turn for the worst as a cold war has started  between Saraki and his deputy on one hand, and the Leader of the Senate, Ali Ndume, on the other hand. Investigations by our correspondent, in the last one week, […]

There’s a government within Buhari’s government – Saraki cries

There’s a government within Buhari’s government – Saraki cries

Senate President Bukola Saraki has alleged that there is a government within President Muhammadu Buhari’s government using their executive powers to persecute the leadership of the Senate. Saraki made the allegation in a statement on Monday after he, his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu; and two others were arraigned for an alleged forgery. Saraki said leadership of the […]

Saraki, witness disagree over asset forms

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, was worth $22m, £12m, €2.6m and N4bn in cash, movable and landed assets before he became the Governor of Kwara State in 2003, his lawyer, Mr. Paul Erokoro (SAN), told the Code of Conduct Tribunal on Tuesday. Erokoro said this while cross-examining the first prosecution witness, Mr. Michael Wetkas, […]

Breaking: Court dismisses‎ Saraki’s suit to stop CCT trial

Breaking: Court dismisses‎ Saraki’s suit to stop CCT trial

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed the suit filed by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to stop his trial on charges of false asset declaration before the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja. Saraki had ‎asked the court to quash the charges and nullify the proceedings before the CCT on the grounds […]

‘Tainted’ Saraki should resign, Nigerian civil society group insists

‘Tainted’ Saraki should resign, Nigerian civil society group insists

The verbal fireworks between civil society groups and the embattled Senate President, Bukola Saraki, continued on Sunday with the Transition Monitoring Group releasing yet another scathing statement urging Nigerians to remain steadfast in their quest to kick the top lawmaker out of office. The TMG said it has continued to watch with keen interest as […]

Saraki distresses over alleged planned anti-Saraki’s protest

Saraki distresses over alleged planned anti-Saraki’s protest

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has raised an alarm over plans by some politicians to sponsor protests marches and demonstrations in which some allegedly hired people would be given placards against him. This was disclosed by the office of the Senate President, signed by the Special Assistant on Media and Publicity,  Yusuph Olaniyonu on Saturday. […]

#PanamaPapers: Saraki blames politicians for calls for his resignation

#PanamaPapers: Saraki blames politicians for calls for his resignation

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Friday vowed not  to succumb to calls for his resignation by Nigerians amid his corruption trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal and the revelations in Panama Papers. Saraki, while responding to a Premium Times report on Friday, blamed politicians for the increasing calls for his resignation over his recent […]

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