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Court adjourns Saraki, Ekweremadu trial

A Federal High Court sitting in Jabi, Abuja on Monday adjourned the trial of Senate president, Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu as well as two others, following the court’s vacation that commenced today. Saraki, Ekweremadu, and two co-accused – a

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Our Major Problem Is Ekweremadu, And Not Saraki- Oyegun

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, says the party is sad that a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is the Deputy Senate President. Reacting to a comment by Senator Dino Melaye that the

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Shinkafi died when Nigeria needed him most- Saraki

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has stated that the death of Alhaji Umaru Ali Shinkafi came at a time when his experience, frank disposition, wise counsel and political sagacity were most needed by a nation faced with several challenges.

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Saraki, Mark charges Nigerians to emulate spirit of Eid-el-Fitri

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has called on Nigerians, especially Muslims, to embrace peace in the spirit of Salah and Ramadan. In a message to Muslims on the celebration of Eid-el-Fitri, signed by his Special Adviser on

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Saraki- the travails of democracy and the rule of law

By Rotimi Opeyeoluwa  “Man’s capacity for justice makes democracy possible. But man’s inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary”– Reinhold Neibhur. It is best that I confess that the title of this piece is taken from the seminal book of legendary

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Saraki’s Speech at the 8th Senate plenary session/1st anniversary

Distinguished colleagues; one year ago today, the 8th Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria was inaugurated. That inauguration marks a further consolidation of our democracy and opens a new chapter in the practice of government by representation in our

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CCT Chair spits fire, promises jail time for pro-Saraki Senators, ‘supporters’

The Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Umar, on Tuesday threatened to jail senators attending court sessions in solidarity with Senate President Bukola Saraki and throw them out of the tribunal. Reports monitored on Premium Times indicate that

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CCT being unfair to us- Saraki

Counsel to the president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has said the embattled senate president, Bukola Saraki  is not afraid of the law but has expressed worry over assumed prejudices of the Code of Conduct Tribunal. This he said followed the

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CCT Trial: Senate President’s counsel’s ill-health stalls appeal

  The hearing of the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki’s appeal at the Federal Court of Appeal, Abuja on Thursday, against the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has been stalled again The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that

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Absence of EFCC witness stalls Saraki’s trial

The absence of EFCC witness, Mr Micheal Wetkas, on Wednesday stalled the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). Saraki is standing trial on allegations bordering on false assets declaration and money laundering. He

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