Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwal in proxy war over PDP Presidential Ticket

Proxy war among contenders for the 2023 presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is gathering steam, it was learnt yesterday. Those who have signified interest for the opposition party’s slot include former Vice President Atiku Abubakar; former Senate presidents Pius Anyim and Bukola Saraki, governors Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto) and Bala Mohammed (Bauchi). Others

By |2022-01-21T06:38:25+01:00January 21st, 2022|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , |0 Comments

2023: PDP gov forum set to produce presidential candidate, move against Atiku, Saraki

  After successfully installing members of the National Working Committee (NWC), governors elected on the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are set to produce the party’s presidential ticket, it was learnt at the weekend. This has put the ambition of three major contenders – former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, former President of Senate

Atiku, Saraki, Lamido’s Presidential Ambitions Shaky As PDP Govs hijack Party’s Structure

ABUJA- Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar ex- Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and former Jigawa state governor, Sule Lamido may have had a foretaste of what await them in their rumoured 2023 Presidential ambitions. At the just concluded national elective convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Abuja; governors showed their might as

By |2021-10-31T10:14:15+01:00October 31st, 2021|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Obasanjo, Saraki, Oyinlola in closed-door meeting

Former President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki and former governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola on Tuesday visited Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, the state capital few minutes after 12noon and proceeded to observe a ‘closed door’ meeting at Pent House within Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL). The meeting is still ongoing as the time of filing

By |2021-03-02T17:33:23+01:00March 2nd, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Saraki, Akpabio, Omogunwa, 215 Others Asked To Return Their Official Number Plates

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) had requested the Clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, to retrieve the official vehicle identification plates from about 69 senators and 151 members of the House of Representatives who failed to return to the 9th National Assembly. The FRSC Public Education Officer, Corps Commander, Bisi Kareem,said in a statement

By |2019-06-14T19:06:48+01:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Senate Presidency: How Ali Ndume Was Betrayed By Lawmakers – Report

Ekweremadu, Saraki fingered in the plans that scuttled Ali Ndume’s ambition of becoming Senate President  Yesterday, the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria was inaugurated with the election of the Senate president and Deputy Senate President.  Following the election conducted by the clerk of the National Assembly at the red chamber, Senator Ahmed Lawan,

By |2019-06-12T14:00:52+01:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Saraki Donates Severance Allowance To Leah Sharibu’s Family, Others

Senate President Bukola Saraki has directed the National Assembly Management to distribute his severance allowance to the families of Leah Sharibu and two other aid workers killed by Boko Haram terrorists. He also instructed children of late Senators in need of financial assistance should benefit from the allowance. In a statement by his Special Adviser

By |2019-06-09T21:29:51+01:00June 9th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Senate Presidency: Lawan’s Support Base May Suffer Heavy Blow As Saraki Set To Intervene

The outgoing Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki is said to have been averse to the candidacy of Senator Ahmad Lawan owing to the way the ruling party is going with his candidature, Starnews reports. The London trained medical doctor also fears that the Senate under Lawan’s leadership will not be “bold” and “courageous” enough to

By |2019-06-08T07:41:28+01:00June 8th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Previous Acquittal Can’t Stop You From Fresh Trial – AGF Tells Saraki

The Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has validated the move by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and any other law enforcement agency to investigate the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, for alleged corrupt activities. Responding to the fundamental right enforcement suit filed by Saraki to stop his probe by the EFCC, the

By |2019-06-02T07:06:13+01:00June 2nd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Fresh: Saraki New International Appointment Withdrawn

Nigeria’s Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki has finally lost appointment as Ambassador-at-large of the International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) for not meeting up with the necessary protocols demanded of the office. In a letter issued and signed by head of the Nigerian Office, Dr. Friday Sani which was made available to DAILY POST in Abuja

By |2019-05-31T08:17:14+01:00May 31st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments
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