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Paradise Papers: Saraki in fresh trouble as name appears on ‘global list of infamy’

The President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, is in trouble again. On Sunday his name popped up in the global list of infamy exposing some leading world politicians for utilising shell companies in tax havens to either conceal assets,

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Drama behind Saraki’s pension: Who is fooling who?

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja In July, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) asked Abubakar Malami, Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, to institute legal action on behalf of Nigerian people to recover over N40 billion dubiously earned

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Nigerians in diaspora gives Saraki, Dogara 7 days ultimatum over Buhari’s health

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja Some Nigerians living in diaspora have called on Senate President Bukola Saraki, and Speaker Yakubu Dogara to direct the setting up of a medical panel to ascertain whether President Muhammadu Buhari is incapacitated, under the provisions

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Saraki swears in new Taraba Senator

Following the dismissal of Senator Sani Danaladi, representing Taraba North, by the Supreme Court of Nigeria, the Senate, on Wednesday, declared Shuaib Isah Lau as a replacement. Recall that, the Supreme Court, on Friday 23rd June, 2017, ordered Senator Sani

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CCT Judgment: Saraki denies bribing Danladi Umar with $2 million claims Sowore demanded $1 Million

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has denied reports that he bribed Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, Danladi Umar to the tune of $2 million to obtain victory in his ruling yesterday.   Recall that the Code of

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A footnote to Saraki’s CCT victory

By Pius Adesanmi Hearty and warm congratulations to Senate President, His Excellency Alhaji Chief Bukola Saraki, who has, once again, earned a commendable victory over the people of Nigeria. He has been defeating the Nigerian people since the days of

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BREAKING- False asset charges: CCT acquits, discharges Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has been acquitted and discharged by the Code of Conduct Tribunal headed by Justice Danladi Umar, Aljazirah Nigeria has gathered. The CCT let off Bukola Saraki, who has been standing trial over allegations of false assets

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Saraki mourns Osotimehin

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has expressed deep sorrow over the death of a former Minister of Health, Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin, at age 68. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, described

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Saraki, Patience Jonathan, others, shut down Abuja for Dino Melaye’s book launch

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, former First Lady, Dr. Dame Patience Jonathan and other political juggernauts, have shut down Abuja, for the book launch of

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Saraki debunks claim that each senator receives N192m as running cost

Senate President, Dr.  Bukola Saraki has said that the senate will soon release the actual breakdown of what a senator actually earns as salaries and allowances per annum. Dr. Saraki also refuted claims by popular commentaries that the legislature earns

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