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    Osun rerun: Saraki storms Ife, woos Omisore for PDP

Osun rerun: Saraki storms Ife, woos Omisore for PDP

Senate President Bukola Saraki met with Iyiola Omisore, governorship candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the Osun governorship election, on Monday.The meeting took place 24 hours after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the election inconclusive.The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had cried foul, asking INEC to declare Ademola Adeleke, its candidate, who secured the highest votes in [...]

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    ‘INEC’s reputation is at stake’ — Saraki reacts to Osun poll

‘INEC’s reputation is at stake’ — Saraki reacts to Osun poll

Senate President Bukola Saraki has faulted the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare the Osun governorship election inconclusive.Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had polled 254,699 ahead of Isiaka Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who had 254,345 votes.But Joseph Fuwape, INEC’s returning officer, said a winner could not emerge because the [...]

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    Allow Saraki drown in his own water, Garba Shehu tells Buhari’s supporters

Allow Saraki drown in his own water, Garba Shehu tells Buhari’s supporters

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, has asked supporters of the president to ignore the attacks Senate President Bukola Saraki is directing at Buhari.Saraki, a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been very critical of Buhari in recent times.Two days ago, he told some PDP delegates that most world leaders [...]

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    Saraki: Nigerians voted Buhari but a cabal is in charge

Saraki: Nigerians voted Buhari but a cabal is in charge

Senate President Bukola Saraki says though Nigerians voted for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015, a cabal is now in charge of the country.Saraki who is one of the presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said this when he visited members of the party in Oyo state, to solicit support ahead of the primary election.He alleged that Nigeria lacked the [...]

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    Saraki: APC’s nightmare, presidency’s mortal fear

Saraki: APC’s nightmare, presidency’s mortal fear

BY JUDE NDUKWEEver since his emergence as Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki has been the undeserved target of mudslinging, character assassination, frivolous court cases, undue media trial, executive harassment and humiliation, propaganda, half-truths and outright falsehood among other shenanigans aimed at cowing and arm-twisting him to force him to bow to the whims and caprices of a powerful cabal operating [...]

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    Okupe appointed chairman of Saraki’s media campaign

Okupe appointed chairman of Saraki’s media campaign

Senate President Bukola Saraki has appointed Doyin Okupe, a former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, as chairman of the media council for his campaign organisation.Saraki is a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Okupe's appointment was announced by Mohammed Wakil, director general of the Saraki Presidential Campaign Organisation.In a statement, Wakil said Okupe will "work with other top professionals in [...]

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    Saraki: We must replace Buhari with a man who has capacity

Saraki: We must replace Buhari with a man who has capacity

Senate President Bukola Saraki says Nigerians must "change" President Muhammadu Buhari with a man who has capacity.Saraki said this on Friday at a meeting with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members in Owerri, Imo state.The nation's number three citizen, who is a presidential aspirant of the PDP, said there is need for a president who would ensure the country's prosperity.“We must [...]

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    Saraki: I joined presidential race to fight for Nigerians, not personal ambition

Saraki: I joined presidential race to fight for Nigerians, not personal ambition

Senate President Bukola Saraki says the major thrust of his presidential aspiration is to unite the nation and set it on the path of sustainable economic growth.Saraki made this known while addressing Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders and members in Enugu on Thursday.Speaking at the party’s secretariat, Saraki said Nigeria needs a president that will unite the country.“It takes a [...]

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    Senate president’s aide: APC scared of the possibility of a Saraki candidacy

Senate president’s aide: APC scared of the possibility of a Saraki candidacy

Yusuph Olaniyonu, special adviser to Senate President Bukola Saraki on media, has wondered what the business of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is with his principal's aspiration to be president.On Wednesday, Yekini Nabena, APC's acting spokesman, described the presidential aspiration of Saraki as a joke.But in a statement, Olaniyonu said the senate president would not be distracted "by the antics [...]

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    APC describes Saraki’s presidential aspiration as a huge joke

APC describes Saraki’s presidential aspiration as a huge joke

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the aspiration of Senate President Bukola Saraki to be the country’s number one citizen is a huge joke.Saraki, who dumped the ruling party for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had declared his intention to run for president in 2019.Accusing the ruling party of falling below expectation, Saraki promised to turn the country around for [...]

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    ‘Threat to democracy’ — Saraki speaks on police invasion of Edwin Clark’s home

‘Threat to democracy’ — Saraki speaks on police invasion of Edwin Clark’s home

Senate President Bukola Saraki says the raid on the Abuja residence of Edwin Clark is a threat to the country's democracy.On Tuesday, some police officers searched Clark's residence but did not find anything incriminating.Thereafter, Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), ordered the detention of the policemen. Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, said the policemen carried out the raid without approval from [...]

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    Dele Momodu: How Saraki plans to defeat Buhari in 2019

Dele Momodu: How Saraki plans to defeat Buhari in 2019

Dele Momodu, a Nigerian journalist and author, has shared what he says is Senate President Bukola Saraki's strategy on how to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.In his weekly column, Pendulum, the publisher of Ovation Magazine said he had initially omitted Saraki's name from the list of potential presidential candidates because of his "geographical location of Kwara and his own [...]

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    Oshiomhole: Saraki’s ambition was destroying APC… thank God he has moved on

Oshiomhole: Saraki’s ambition was destroying APC… thank God he has moved on

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the presidential ambition of Senate President Bukola Saraki was destroying the ruling party.Oshiomhole said Saraki's recent declaration to contest the presidential election has vindicated him on his comments in the wake of his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The former Edo state governor said Saraki is among unprincipled [...]

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    Saraki picks PDP presidential nomination form by proxy

Saraki picks PDP presidential nomination form by proxy

Senate President Bukola Saraki has purchased the presidential nomination form of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The form was obtained on his behalf by Mohammed Wakil, director-general of the Saraki Presidential Campaign Organisation.Olu Onemola, special assistant on new media to the senate president, disclosed this in a tweet on Friday."This afternoon, the Director-General of the Saraki Presidential Campaign Organization, Hon. Mohammed [...]

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    Saraki: I didn’t intend to create rift among ‘Not Too Young To Run’ members

Saraki: I didn’t intend to create rift among ‘Not Too Young To Run’ members

Senate President Bukola Saraki says his declaration to run for office of the president was not meant to put the Not Too Young To Run movement in a difficult position.On Thursday, the senate president declared his intention to run at an event the movement organised for young political aspirants.The group later said it was disappointed in Saraki for using its platform [...]

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    ‘Not Too Young To Run’ movement distances self from Saraki’s declaration

‘Not Too Young To Run’ movement distances self from Saraki’s declaration

The Not Too Young To Run movement has distanced itself from the presidential declaration of Senate President Bukola Saraki.On Thursday, Saraki announced to run for office at an event the movement organised for young aspirants.The movement said it is seeking to address the challenges faced by young aspirants in securing tickets of political parties.But in a statement, the movement said [...]

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