Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Tag "Saraki"

    Mace theft: N’assembly has defied those seeking to undermine it, says Saraki

Mace theft: N’assembly has defied those seeking to undermine it, says Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki, has commended the leadership and members of the national assembly for their reaction to the theft of the mace during plenary on Wednesday.Ovie Omo-Agege, suspended senator from Delta, had stormed the red chamber with unidentified persons who made away with the mace.The house had produced a spare mace and continued with the sitting. Omo-Agege was later [...]

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    ‘Unexplained wealth’: Saraki listed as owner of £15m London mansions

‘Unexplained wealth’: Saraki listed as owner of £15m London mansions

Senate President Bukola Saraki has been listed as one of the five owners of “unexplained wealth” in London.According to Transparency International, the report was conducted by Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs), a new investigative power designed to help law enforcement agencies act on corrupt assets.Two buildings, located at 7 and 8 Whittaker street, Belgravia, London, are allegedly owned by Saraki.The houses are [...]

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    Saraki leads senators on three-day trip to Germany

Saraki leads senators on three-day trip to Germany

Senate President Bukola Saraki will on Tuesday lead a five-man delegation on a three-day visit to Bundestag, the German parliament.Yusuph Olaniyonu, special adviser on media and publicity to the senate president, disclosed this in a statement.Olaniyonu said the visit is aimed at promoting economic relations between Nigeria and Germany, as well as for the purpose of peer review.He added that [...]

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    Osinbajo inspects toilets, carousel during surprise visit to Lagos airport

Osinbajo inspects toilets, carousel during surprise visit to Lagos airport

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo inspected toilets and carousel during a surprise visit to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, on Thursday.Osinbajo was accompanied on the tour of the airport’s facilities by Hadi Sirika, minister of state for aviation.Ephraim Nwodo, general manager, mechanical, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), conducted Osinbajo round the airport.The facilities inspected by the acting president [...]

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    Saraki launches made-in-Nigeria contest to counter imported goods

Saraki launches made-in-Nigeria contest to counter imported goods

Bukola Saraki, president of the senate, has launched a contest to promote made-in-Nigeria products.The contest, scheduled to run for three months, is aimed at showcasing the process and raw materials used in producing locally-made goods.In a statement that Saraki personally signed, he said that the contest would identify the good products that could be matched with investors and government agencies.He [...]

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    I have other important things to do, says CCT judge as he adjourns Saraki’s trial to Jan

I have other important things to do, says CCT judge as he adjourns Saraki’s trial to Jan

‎Danladi Umar, chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), on Tuesday adjourned the trial Senate President Bukola Saraki to January 11.Announcing the adjournment after sitting for only 30 minutes, Umar said he had "other important thing to attend to".Before his announcement, Umar allowed Paul Usoro, Saraki's counsel, to finish cross-examining Michael Wetkas, a detective of the Economic and Financial Crimes [...]

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    Senate will comprehensively debate fixing the economy, says Saraki

Senate will comprehensively debate fixing the economy, says Saraki

Bukola Saraki, senate president, on Tuesday assured Nigerians that the present economic recession rocking the country will soon be tackled through legislative support.Saraki gave the assurance in Ilorin during an interaction with journalists.He said the major preoccupation of the senate upon resumption on September 20 will be to find solutions to the economic recession.“We are going to have an exhaustive and [...]

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    Fresh hope… senate reconsiders gender equality bill

Fresh hope… senate reconsiders gender equality bill

The gender equality bill, originally titled: 'Gender Parity and Prohibition of Violence against Women', has been re-drafted and presented to the senate, raising hopes that it could be reconsidered.Biodun Olujimi, senator representing Ekiti south senatorial district, had presented the bill in March, but some lawmakers led by Sani Yerima from Zamfara state, cited religious and cultural reasons for its rejection.However, Olujimi [...]

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    INTERVIEW: 8th senate is not afraid of anybody, says Saraki

INTERVIEW: 8th senate is not afraid of anybody, says Saraki

How would you describe your experience in the past 365 days? Well, I think, of course at different times and at different moments all the words you used can fit in, in one way or the other.  Most importantly, I give a lot of thanks to our creator for giving one the opportunity because whatever you say, it is an honour, [...]

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    Saraki’s application stalled over ill-health of lawyer

Saraki’s application stalled over ill-health of lawyer

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