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Senate President Bukola Saraki “Actively Considering Running Against” President Buhari in 2019

Senator Bukola Saraki has said he is considering running against President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 election. During an interview at his residence in Abuja on Tuesday, Saraki told Bloomberg, said, ”I am consulting and actively considering it, I believe I can make the change”. Saraki recently defected from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) […]


Can Adams Oshiomole tame Bukola Saraki?

THE ongoing struggle for the control of the National Assembly and by extension Nigeria’s political space by the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is not about ending even when the 2019 elections are still many months away. At present, the battle between the two leading parties is playing out mostly […]


APC Senators Back Embattled Senate President Bukola Saraki, Says He Will Never Resign From His Position

Senate President Bukola Saraki   The Senator representing Bauchi Central, Isa Hama Misau and  his colleague Rafiu Ibrahim, who represents Kwara South  have warned Senator Abu Ibrahim (APC Katsina South) not to foment any trouble when the Senate resumes on September 25, as the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki will never resign from the […]


APC Lawmakers Planning To Impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki   Peoples Democratic Party members of the House of Representatives have raised the alarm over an alleged imminent impeachment of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki.   According to Punch, the members, who have vowed to keep vigil over the Senate chambers, said Senator Ali Ndume, Senator Abdullahi Adamu and Senator Ovie […]


Senate President Bukola Saraki Finally Dumps APC

Presidential handshake: Nigeria’s president shakes hands with the Senate President After several weeks of speculations, Senate President Bukola Saraki has finally announced his decision to dump the ruling party, APC. Several lawmakers had defected to the Peoples Democratic Party a week ago, and speculations were rife that Saraki would follow suit. The Kwara State native […]


Senate President, Bukola Saraki Finally Dumps APC

  Bukola Saraki   Nigeria’s Senate President, Bukola Saraki has, after weeks of speculation, dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).   The former Kwara State Governor and influential politician, made his decision known on Tuesday evening in a post on his verified Twitter page.   He wrote: “I wish to inform Nigerians that, after extensive […]


Senator Bukola Saraki ignores police invitation

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki on Tuesday failed to honour the invitation of the Nigeria Police Force over his indictment in the Offa bank robbery. The News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) reports that the police had invited Saraki to report to the Head of investigation team, of the Intelligence Response Team ( IRT) […]


Bukola Saraki Reacts To His Invitation By Police IG Over The Offa Robbery, Hints At Dumping APC Over Witch Hunt!

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has asked Senate President Bukola Saraki to appear at the office of intelligence response team (IRT) office in Abuja today Tuesday, July 24th, over the robbery incident that took place in Offa, Kwara state, on April 5th. The attack claimed the lives of over 20 persons.  Reacting to […]


Electric Atmosphere As Bukola Saraki Returns Home To Ilorin (Photos)

  Bukola Saraki (middle)   Many Nigerians trooped out to welcome Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki at Ilorin International Airport.   Saraki is undoubtedly the most popular politician in Kwara State where he was governor for 8 years. He is also from an influential family that has influenced political affairs in the state.   […]


PDP Reacts To Senate President Bukola Saraki’s Victory At Supreme Court

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Friday reacted to the Supreme Court verdict which dismissed the assets declaration charges instituted against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT. PDP described the ruling as a “triumph of justice.” The party said the Supreme Court, by the judgment, “reinforced the confidence of […]


Bukola Saraki,Yakubu Dogara, Rabiu Kwankwaso set to dump APC

Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and a former governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso, will soon announce their exit fromf the All Progressives Congress (APC). These foremost members of the former new PDP bloc are set to join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after a series of conflict with […]


See Bukola Saraki’s Reaction While Watching Spain vs Russia Match Today

Senate president, Bukola Saraki was totally shocked after 2010 World Cup champions, Spain were knocked out of the ongoing tournament by Russia. The senate helmsman who has been in Kwara state since Friday for series of events, watched the heated match as he was visibly surprised that the match ended in favour of the Russians […]


Bukola Saraki Calls For Immediate Removal Of IGP And Other Incompetent Security Chiefs

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has called on President Buhari to remove the “incapable” security chiefs due to their inability to curb the spate of killings in different parts of the country. Saraki made the call today June 30th when he paid a sympathy visit to communities affected by a rainstorm in Ilorin, the Kwara State […]


”We Won’t Be Party To Any Attempt To Disgrace Bukola Saraki” Offa Monarch Tells Police

The Olofa of Offa, Mufutau Gbadamosi, has asked the Nigeria Police force to be careful in their investigation as himself and his subjects will not be party to any attempt to tarnish the image of Senate president, Bukola Saraki. The monarch’s comment comes few days after the suspected criminals that carried out the April 5th […]



Offa Bank Robbery: Bukola Saraki Honours Police Invite

Senate President in response to police invitation to answer allegations indicting him from confessions of Five (5) Gang leaders arrested for Offa Bank Robbery and Killings of thirty (33) Innocent persons, has said he would honour the invitation. He made this known via his Twitter handle on Monday afternoon. According to Mr Saraki, he has informed his […]


Offa Robbery: Police Parade Suspects Who Implicated Senate President Bukola Saraki

Read the statement from the police on how arrested suspects linked Senate President Bukola Saraki and Kwara state governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, in Offa bank robbery and murder of over 30 persons. Read below The investigation into the Offa Bank Robbery and gruesome killings of more than THIRTY THREE (33) Innocent persons in Offa, Kwara State on […]


Police Invite Senate President, Bukola Saraki Over Offa Bank Robberies

According to a report by Punch Metro, the police have invited the Senate President, Bukola Saraki over the April 5, 2018 Offa bank robberies in which nine policemen and 33 persons were killed and millions of naira stolen.   The force said it would interrogate Saraki over his relationship with the suspects arrested in connection […]


Finally: ”National Assembly To Pass 2018 Budget Next Week” Senate President Bukola Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said that the National Assembly will ensure that the 2018 budget will be passed next week. The Senate president disclosed this to state house correspondents after his visit to President Buhari yesterday May 7th. In the same vein, the House of Representatives says it will pass the 2018 budget before […]


Bukola Saraki Hosts Fulani Community In Ilorin (Photos)

Senate President Bukola Saraki Last night received leaders of the Fulani Community in Kwara State at my home in Ilorin. From their deliberations, it is sure that they are on the right path towards building lasting peace in our State. http://newshelm.ng/photos-bukola-saraki-hosts-fulani-community-in-kwara-state/ cc lalasticlala mynd44 Author: Nairaland Forum Source : http://www.nairaland.com/4489818/bukola-saraki-hosts-fulani-community


INEC Budget: ‘Look Into Mirror, It’s Your Face You’ll See’ – Presidency Slams Saraki

The Presidency on Sunday heaped the blame for the delay in passing the budget of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Senate President Bukola Saraki who it said led the National Assembly to delay the passage of the 2018 budget. In a response to Saraki’s argument that the executive ought to have submitted the […]


Tinubu breaks silence on defections, lists reasons Saraki, Tambuwal dumped APC for PDP

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Sunday revealed why the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, defected from the party to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Tinubu said Saraki, Tambuwal and other defectors left the ruling party because APC could not offer them what […]


Tinubu Reveals Real Reasons Saraki, Tambuwal And Others Dumped APC For PDP

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Sunday revealed why the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, defected from the party to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Tinubu said Saraki, Tambuwal and other defectors left the ruling party because APC could not offer them what […]


Ex-APC deputy spokesperson reveals how Buhari plans to deal with Obasanjo, Atiku, Saraki, others

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, on Sunday alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari was planning to arrest former President Olusegun Obasanjo, ex-Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Senate President, Bukola Saraki and others. He made the allegation while cautioning Buhari over a reported statement credited to the President that […]


Defection: Why I rejected Saraki and his father – Ex-PDP Chairman, Suleiman

The founding chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Kwara State, Pa Kunle Suleiman, has revealed that he once told Olusola Saraki, father of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki that they will never be in the same political party. The politician, who left the party recently following the defection of Saraki to the […]


Koffi Annan’s death, end of a golden era in global politics – Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has described the death of former Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), Koffi Annan, as the end of a golden era in global politics and international relations. Continue reading Koffi Annan’s death, end of a golden era in global politics – Saraki at Vanguard News. Author: […]


How ‘Saraki plotted coup, wanted to stay in APC, kill party from within’ – Nabena

The Acting National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Yekini Nabena, has said the Senate President, Bukola Saraki wanted to “play a double game but was caught.” Nabena alleged that Saraki “wanted to remain within the party in order to kill it.” Speaking with Punch on Saturday, the APC spokesperson noted that Saraki […]


Saraki: Koffi Annan’s death symbolizes end of Golden Era in global politics

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has described the demise of a former Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), Koffi Annan, as the end of a golden era in global politics and international relations. Continue reading Saraki: Koffi Annan’s death symbolizes end of Golden Era in global politics at Vanguard News. Author: […]


2019: Tambuwal Feels Disappointed Saraki May Join Race After Promising…

Party sources said Tambuwal in particular feels disappointed that Saraki may join the race after allegedly promising to support the former Sokoto governor. Sources close to Tambuwal claimed that Saraki had previously given a commitment to back the governor’s aspiration. Recent hint by Senate President Bukola Saraki about the possibility of he joining the 2019 […]


The Hand Of God Is On Saraki

   Apostle Omotosho Tope Joseph    While in the heat of the 2019 general elections saga where lot of politicians have defected to different parties, Apostle Omotosho Tope Joseph of OTJ ministries has spoken God’s mind about the senate President, Bukola Saraki especially at this time where he is in the centre of the political […]


“We Are Already Collecting Signatures For Saraki’s Impeachment”

A close ally of President Muhammadu Buhari and former Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Farouk Adamu Aliyu has revealed that Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s impeachment is imminent as he will be impeached when the National Assembly reconvenes. He further revealed that lawmakers are already collecting signatures for Saraki’s removal. In this interview with […]


Adams Oshiomhole Bowed Down For Senate President Saraki (Photo)

The photo, as you can see, shows Oshiomhole bowing down to Saraki, while his pretty wife Iara, Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun and Zamfara Governor Abdulaziz Yari watched on. Who is the Nigerian most desperate to remove Bukola Saraki as Senate President? This question would be the cheapest trivia on Nigerian politics at the moment. […]


Why Saraki must ‘urgently’ reconvene National Assembly – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, on Friday urged the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to urgently reconvene the National Assembly. APC anchored its call on the need for the Senate to pass the Electoral Amendment Act Bill. In a statement issued by its spokesperson, Yekini Nabena, APC said the Electoral Amendment Bill was alive and waiting […]


The Day Adams Oshiomhole Bowed Down Before Saraki (Throwback Photo)

The photo, as you can see, shows Oshiomhole bowing down to Saraki, while his pretty wife Iara, Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun and Zamfara Governor Abdulaziz Yari watched on Who is the Nigerian most desperate to remove Bukola Saraki as Senate President? This question would be the cheapest trivia on Nigerian politics at the moment. […]


2019: Why Saraki is the right presidential candidate for Nigeria – Baraje

Kawu Baraje, a former leader of Reformed All Progressives Congress, R-APC, who decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday said the Senate President, Bukola Saraki has been nursing his presidential ambition since 2011. He made the disclosure while addressing journalists in Ilorin, Kwara State, on Thursday. Baraje said Saraki stepped down his ambition […]


“Saraki Stands A Better Chance To Send Buhari Packing In 2019” – Ex Lawmaker

In the aftermath of reports quoting Senate President Bukola Saraki as saying he was actively considering entering the 2019 presidential contest, a second republic lawmaker, Dr. Abdullah Umar Madidi has asked Dr Saraki to go into the contest, saying he possesses the needed mental stature and acumen to reunite Nigerians as well as make the […]


Saraki stands a better chance to send Buhari packing in 2019 -ex lawmaker

In the aftermath of reports quoting Senate President Bukola Saraki as saying he was actively considering entering the 2019 presidential contest, a second republic lawmaker, Dr. Abdullah Umar Madidi has asked Dr Saraki to go into the contest, saying he possesses the needed mental stature and acumen to reunite Nigerians as well as make the […]


Saraki clears air on 2019 ‘presidential declaration’

Senate President Bukola Saraki has spoken on his supposed declaration for the 2019 presidential election. The former Kwara governor said the comment credited to him as nursing a purported plan to succeed President Muammadu Buhari was false. On Thursday, Olu Onemola, Saraki’s Special Assistant on New Media, explained that his principal stating that he was […]


Court stops Saraki from declaring Akpabio’s seat vacant

An FCT High Court has restrained Senate President Bukola Saraki from declaring the seat of former Minority Leader of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio vacant. Justice Othman Musa on Wednesday also ordered Saraki not to impede Senator Akpabio’s access to the Senate building or taking any action aimed at “overreaching his privileges and rights as a […]


9 Important Things Saraki Revealed As He Considers Running Against Buhari

Senate president, Bukola Saraki has revealed that he is considering running for the presidency in 2019 against the likely candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari. In an interview with Bloomberg, Saraki who recently defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) expressed confidence that he can make the change the country needs. […]


Saraki Reveals Why He Wants To Run Against President Buhari In 2019

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has admitted he is considering running against President Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s general elections. Saraki, who recently defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), stated this in an interview with Bloomberg on Tuesday in Abuja. In the last one week, the Senate President […]


PDP Halts Saraki’s Impeachment Threat, To Keep Vigil At NASS

Senate President Bukola Saraki   Senator representing Nasarawa north senatorial district Philip Aruwa Gyunka, on Wednesday, said People Democratic Party (PDP), keeping vigil at the premises of the assembly to forestall any impeachment process against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, according to Nigerian Tribune.   He disclosed this when he presented his letter of intent […]


2019: Saraki reveals why he is considering running against Buhari

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has admitted he is considering running against President Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s general elections. Saraki, who recently defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), stated this in an interview with Bloomberg on Tuesday in Abuja. In the last one week, the Senate President […]


Moghalu speaks on plans to impeach Saraki

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), Professor Kingsley Moghalu has warned that due process must be followed, in the attempt to impeach the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Moghalu, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said this during his appearance on Channels Television’s breakfast show, […]


NASS crisis:Saraki’s impeachment will not reduce price of rice – Fayose mocks APC

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has told the All Progressives Congress, APC, to stop acting as if the removal of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki will reduce the price of foodstuff in the market. Fayose said the ruling party was only heating the polity by making Saraki’s impeachment its main agenda. In a series […]


We ‘ll resist any attempt to illegally impeach Saraki – Sen. Gyunka

A Federal lawmaker, Sen. Philip Gyunka, on Wednesday in Lafia, said that any plot to illegally impeach the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, will be strongly resisted. Continue reading We ‘ll resist any attempt to illegally impeach Saraki – Sen. Gyunka at Vanguard News. Author: Nwafor Polycarp Source : https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/08/we-ll-resist-any-attempt-to-illegally-impeach-saraki-sen-gyunka/


Calls for Saraki’s resignation, impeachment purely party affair – FG

The Federal Government has stated that it is not in anyway involved in the call for the resignation or impeachment of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, because “it is purely party affair’’. AlhajI Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, stated this on Tuesday while addressing reporters during an advocacy visit to Blueprint newspapers. […]


Do You Agree? Senate Records Crisis Every Month, Saraki Should Resign – Junaid

Junaid Mohammed, Second Republic lawmaker, has highlighted why the Senate President, Bukola Saraki should resign. In a recent interview, Mohammed said it was “immoral” for Saraki to continue as the Senate President following his defection from the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. There have been calls from the National Chairman […]


Saraki, Ekweremadu’s impeachment: PDP rebukes APC, Presidency

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the claims by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that it planned to attack APC senators as “laughable, childish.” It said the allegation “shows that the Buhari Presidency and the ruling party have come to a wits end in their plot to illegally impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki and […]


Oshiomhole gives Saraki conditions to avoid being impeached as Senate President

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has told Senate President Bukola Saraki, that the only way he can avoid impeachment is if he resigns. Oshiomhole stated this during a meeting with Senators and members of the House of Representatives elected on the platform of the APC, in Abuja on Tuesday. […]