Tag archive for ‘Saraki’
By Bar and Bench On Saturday, November 11th, 2017

A’Ibom Senatorial Seat: How Saraki’s senate mocked the judiciary in the last 258 days

Thirty six weeks after a Federal high court in Uyo sacked Mr Bassey Albert Akpan from the National Assembly and ordered immediate inauguration of Hon Bassey Etim as the senator representing Akwa Ibom North East More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Buhari ‘ll present 2018 budget next week Tuesday—Saraki

President Muhammadu Buhari will next week Tuesday present the 2018 budget proposal to a joint session of the National Assembly. Senate President, Bukola Saraki made the disclosure on Thursday as he read a letter More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 15th, 2017

SERAP writes Saraki to confirm if a senator earns N3bn yearly

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project  (SERAP), has requested the Senate President, Dr Bukola Sakari to confirm to Nigerians if a Nigerian Senator gets N29 million in monthly pay, and over N3 billion More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 1st, 2017

Eid-el-Kabir: Ex-President Jonathan, Saraki, Dogara, others charge Nigerians to pray for Nigeria

Prominent Nigerians including former President Goodluck Jonathan, Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu and former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, on Thursday More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 11th, 2017

Saraki downsizes official aides, says justice is about administering rule of law

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Thursday announced the downsizing of his official aides on a day he described justice as keeping people safe and administering rule of law. Although Saraki said the action was More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Saraki has returned all pension money paid to him—Kwara Govt

The Kwara State Government on Wednesday doused the tension over the claim that the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, was still collecting pension while he is simultaneously drawing salary as a lawmaker. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 4th, 2017

1999 Constitution Review: Presidential assent unnecessary— Saraki

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has said presidential assent is an unnecessary addition to the process of amendment of the organic laws of the land, the 1999 Constitution. He told the News Agency of Nigeria More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

EFCC Chair: I have no personal issue with Magu—Saraki

Says he has strength of character but… Senate President Bukola Saraki on Tuesday said he had no personal issue against the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Primary school teacher on trial for attacking Saraki on Facebook

For allegedly making uncomplimentary and inciting post on his Facebook against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki., a 37-year-old primary school teacher in Kwara State, Biodun Baba has reportedly been dragged More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Executive-Legislature Brawl: Osinbajo, Dogara, Saraki trade blame

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday expressed worry over persistent confrontation between the executive and the legislative organ of government in the country, saying such deprived the electorates of the More...