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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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Press conference on incessant sponsored media blackmail against public office holders

BEING THE TEXT OF A PRESS CONFERENCE ARISING FROM THE JUST CONCLUDED ALL CIVIL SOCIETY ROUND-TABLE ON THE STATE OF THE NATION AND THE INCESSANT SPONSORED MEDIA BLACKMAIL AGAINST PUBLIC OFFICE HOLDERS ON MONDAY, APRIL 10, 2017 IN AGURA HOTEL,

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Saraki leads Senate team to German Parliament

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki will on Tuesday lead a five-man delegation on a three-day visit to the German Parliament, the Bundestag. The viit is aimed at promoting economic relations between Nigeria and Germany as well as

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Nigerian lawmakers move against Saraki, Dogara over budget secrecy, constituency projects

The secrecy with which the National Assembly has handled its budgets, and the lopsided manner it distributes funds for zonal intervention projects, are unsettling the lawmaking body and putting members on a collision path against the leadership, PREMIUM TIMES can

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Senate moves to reject Magu again

FORCES against the Senate confirmation of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) appear to be unwilling to back down, The Nation can now reveal. They are even contemplating heading to the courts

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