Those Calling Me Baba Go Slow Will Be Shocked In My Second Term – Buhari

* Accuses Saraki and Dogara of holding the Nation to ransom  * Says they frustrated me  * Scores the 8th National Assembly below average on patriotism President Muhammadu Buhari says those who described him as ‘baba go slow’ during his first administration will be in for a shock during his second term. Buhari said this during a media chat which was aired on Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) “Those who call me ‘baba go slow’ will see whether I am slow or fast. It means I will persuade the police and the judiciary to be hard and where I uncover that

By |May 28th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Saraki’s Probe: EFCC Engaging In Persecution, Not Prosecution — Afenifere

Afenifere, the Yoruba socio-political organisation, has described the latest probe of outgoing Senate President, Bukola Saraki, as political vendetta, saying the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was engaging in persecution instead of prosecution. Residential houses belonging to Saraki located in Ikoyi, Lagos, were sealed off by the EFCC, which said it had opened a fresh investigation into Saraki’s stewardship as Senate President as well as a probe of his earnings as governor from 2003 – 2011. Saraki, however, insisted that the action of the EFCC was a witch-hunt, claiming that the property in question had been investigated by the

By |May 13th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |1 Comment

As 8th Senate Rounds Off, EFCC Moves Against Saraki With Fresh Charges

A few days after the International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) announced the appointment of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, as its “Ambassador-at-Large”, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has initiated a fresh investigation, which seeks to probe all salaries, allowances, estacodes, and payments he received as governor from 2003 to 20011. The probe coming eight years after Saraki left office as governor of Kwara State, was contained in a letter to the state government, through the Permanent Secretary, Government House, dated April 26, and titled, “Investigation Activities: Dr. Bukola Saraki.” Bukola Saraki EFCC claimed in the letter that

By |May 5th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

We Are Probing Saraki From 2003 Till Date, Says Probe Not Political – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it is indeed probing Senate President Bukola Saraki dating back to 2003 when he was elected governor of Kwara State.  The EFCC said in a Facebook post that it was probing Saraki not because of his new appointment as the ambassador at large by the International Human Rights Commission. However, the commission did not state why it was probing the former Kwara State governor.  The commission had written a letter to the Kwara State Government requesting information on all of Saraki’s earnings during his tenure from 2003 to 2011. The post read in

By |May 2nd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Saraki To Tinubu: Provide Proof That N’Assembly Is Padding Budget Or Withdraw Your Statement

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has replied the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to provide proof that the National Assembly under his leadership  had padded the national budget for four years. According to a report by the Punch, Saraki said this in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Yusuph Olaniyonu. The statement partly read, “Yesterday, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu released another of his now well expected quarterly vicious attack on the person of Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, the President of the Senate. “In the statement, one could see

By |April 22nd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Why APC Senators Can’t Remove Saraki — Shehu Sani Reveals

The senator representing Kaduna Central who recently defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC), Shehu Sani, has revealed why his colleagues in the ruling APC backed out of a plot to remove the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Mr Sani, who is now a stalwart of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) after he lost out in getting the senatorial ticket of the APC, said the senators were unable to remove Mr Saraki because it was “constitutionally impossible”. The vocal lawmaker who spoke with reporters in Abuja on Sunday also said the ruling party did not have the number of lawmakers required

By |November 5th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

PDP Gives Return Tickets To Saraki, Tambuwal, Kwankwaso

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has  given return tickets to three of the losers from Sunday’s presidential primary. They are: Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, Senate President Bukola Saraki and Senator Rabiu Kwankwanso. Vanguard reports the three men have been gifted tickets for the Sokoto governorship, Kwara Central and Kano Central Senatorial positions respectively According to Daily Post, the tickets were given to them, after the names previously listed for the above positions were dropped.

By |October 8th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Police Fires Teargas At Protesting PDP Leaders In Abuja, Ben Bruce Alleges

Police have reportedly attacked leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who are currently protesting the outcome of the just concluded Osun State governosrhsip election with teargass and gunshot at INEC office in Abuja. Senatro Ben Bruce who raised the allegation said he was teargassed for participating in a peaceful protest. His word: “I have just been teargassed by the @PoliceNG at @inecnigeria office. Gunshots have been fired. “This was a peaceful protest. How can I be treated like this in a country I have fought for and invested in? “This is madness, I came with words they

By |October 5th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

Osun Poll: Saraki Advises PDP, Senator Adeleke To Seek Redress In Court

Senate President Bukola Saraki has advised Senator Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in the just declared inconclusive election in Osun State to approach the court and seek redress following the failure of the electoral body, (INEC) to declare him winner of the Osun governorship election which was held on Saturday. The senate president said that INEC was wrong in declaring the election as inconclusive because the votes in certain polling units were cancelled. “In my lay man’s opinion, the INEC was wrong in declaring the election as inconclusive because the votes in certain polling units were cancelled.

By |September 24th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Nigeria Needs A Youth As President, Saraki Hinted

Senate President Bukola Saraki has advocated for a youthful president for Nigeria against the forth coming 2019 general election to replace president Muhamadu Buhari. Saraki called on Nigerians to stand united and elect a youthful President with an energetic mind to take the country to its desired height. The senate president hinted Nigerians on Wednesday evening when he met members of the Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party in Benin, as part of his nationwide consultation on his presidential ambition. He said many of the citizens do not longer enjoy a sense of belonging owing to the prevalence of

By |September 13th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments
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