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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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How Saraki funded undeclared foreign accounts – Banker

The Head of the Funds Transfer Unit of the Guaranty Trust Bank, Mr. Amazi Nwachuckwu, appeared before the Code of Conduct Tribunal on Tuesday, giving details of how the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, funded his offshore accounts between 2009

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Senate resumes plenary after festive break

Senate on tuesday resumed plenary after a festive break. Below are SENATE PROCEEDINGS FOR TUESDAY 10TH JANUARY, 2017. Its the first legislative day for year 2017 in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Senate President Bukola Saraki leads

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18 months on, Saraki fails serial promises to disclose National Assembly budget

After 18 months in the saddle as President of the Senate and Chairman of the National Assembly, Bukola Saraki has refused to honour repeated promises to Nigerians to publicly disclose the details of the lawmakers’ budget. Mr. Saraki came to

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I won’t condone aides breaking law says Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki on Friday said that he would not condone  any of his aides that broke the law. This is contained in a Press Statement signed by Saraki’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity

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Cabal in Presidency reportedly agrees to ‘free’ Saraki if he frustrates confirmation of EFCC Chair

A cabal made up of high-level appointees in President Muhammadu Buhari’s office has struck a deal with Senate President Bukola Saraki to cease all forms of prosecution against him if he would agree to block the confirmation of Ibrahim Magu

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