Tag Archives: Bukola Saraki

Otedola Donated N5Bn & Dangote N100M At Cuppy’s “Gold Gala” Towards ‘Save The Children’ Initiative

On Sunday, November 10th, DJ Cuppy held its inaugural Gold Gala at the Congress Hall, Transcorp Hilton, Abuja and it was nothing short of a mega donation galore. The night which was towards raising funds with DJ Cuppy’s “Cuppy Foundation” for Save The Children Initiative to support its intervention in the north-east was attended by her lovely father, Femi Otedola who donated…

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EFCC Accuses Former Senate President, Saraki Of Diverting N12bn From Treasury Of Kwara State

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has made claims that the former Senate President Bukola Saraki diverted N12bn in cash from the treasury of the Kwara State Government while he was governor of the state between 2003 and 2011. According to Punch, The money was then allegedly used by Saraki to offset a N1.36bn…

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“Return Your Number Plates” – FRSC Tells Saraki and Other ex-Lawmakers

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has asked former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and about 219 lawmakers to return to the Senate and House of Representatives their official vehicle number plates which were issued to them while they were in power. The Punch gathered on Thursday that the corps had requested the Clerk of the National…

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Saraki Donates Severance Allowance To Boko Haram Victims’ Family, Late Senators’ Family

Former senate president, Bukola Saraki has donated his severance pay to families of three victims of the deadly insurgency group Boko Haram. The victims are Leah Sharibu, Hussaini Ahmed Khoisan and Hauwa Liman. In a statement issued on his behalf by Yusuph Olaniyonu, his spokesman, Saraki directed that part of the allowance, said to be at…

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Saraki Decribes Last Day As Senate President ‘A Victory For Democracy’

The outgoing Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Thursday reflected on his four-year tenure as the head of the nation’s legislature and urged his colleagues to be wary of the transient nature of power, also describing his tenure as a victory for Nigerian Democracy. He also reviewed the relationship between the executive and the legislature as…

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Reno Omokri Reveals What Police Should Have Done To Saraki, Ben Bruce, Dino Melaye

The former aide to the immediate past President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has stated that what the Nigerian police should have done after attacking the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and others on Friday, 5th October 2018 was to issue a public apology to them. There were reports on Friday that Saraki, Senator Dino Melaye;…

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Election Rigging: Police Summons Saraki, Melaye, Bruce Others Over Abuja Protest

The police have summoned the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Senator Dino Melaye and Senator Ben Bruce to appear for investigation for “disturbing public peace and violently hitting policemen to forcefully enter the Force Headquarters, Abuja.” The invitation came a few hours after Saraki led notable national leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in a protest…

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2019 Election! Ribadu, Saraki & Bafarawa Disagree Over Buhari​’s Presidential Performance

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki; a former Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa and an ex-Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, on Monday, 17th Semptember, differed on the performance of President Muhammadu Buhari. Ribadu, in an interview with journalists in Abuja, said he would not contest against…

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