Tag archive for ‘Saraki’
By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Saraki to Politicians: 2019 polls campaign shouldn’t overshadow governance

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has appealed to members of the National Assembly, the executive and other politicians in government not to focus on campaigns towards the 2019 general elections at the More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, January 15th, 2018

Benue Killings: Buhari meets with Saraki, Dogara

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met with leadership of the National Assembly over the crisis in Benue State and other part of the country. The meeting between Buhari, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

2018 Budget: Agbakoba threatens to sue N’Assembly over Appropriation Bill

Says bill is unconstitutional Lagos lawyer and member of the inner bar, Chief Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) has threatened to sue the National Assembly if it goes ahead to work on the 2018 Appropriation Bill as presented More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, December 30th, 2017

Boko Haram: Saraki applauds US over sale of fighter jets to Nigeria

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Friday applauded the United States over its approval of the sale of A29 Super Tucano fighter jets to the Nigerian Air Force. The development is part of the More...

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...