The presidential nomination form drama in the All Progressives Congress (APC) continued on Monday with the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, joining the growing list of the ruling party’s presidential aspirants, ahead of Tuesday’s deadline. He became the 24th aspirant to pick the party’s expression of interest and nomination forms for the May 30 primary when a group of his friends ...
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki said Tuesday that he was “extremely rich” before he became Kwara State governor in 2003. He said he had $22million US dollars, about 12million pounds, 2.6m Euro and about N4billion in cash in his various accounts. Aside the liquid asset, Saraki said he also possessed landed property estimated at N2billion and 15 vehicles valued at ...
The trial has opened before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in the case against Senate President Bukola Saraki, after his last-minutes attempt to stay proceedings failed. Saraki, who is facing a 13-count false assets declaration charge, was arraigned before the tribunal late last year. The prosecution has been unable to open the trial in view of the several hurdles ...
The lid has been blown off the hidden and undeclared assets by SENATE president,olubukola Saraki ..Four assets belonging to the wealthy and famous Saraki family of Nigeria, all tucked away in secret offshore territories, have been uncovered. But the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, failed to declare them to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) as required by Nigerian ...
The Code of Conduct Tribunal on Thursday dismissed the motion by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, seeking to quash the 13 counts of false and anticipatory asset declaration preferred against him. The Danladi Umar-led tribunal resolved all the issues raised by the Senate President against him and affirmed that it had jurisdiction to hear the case. Umar, who read ...
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has asked Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki and House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara to open the financial records of the National Assembly since 1999 for external bodies. Besides, Obasanjo said that the National Assembly should also have the courage to publish its recurrent budgets for the years 2000, 2005, 2010 and 2015 for transparency and ...
President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the National Assembly to formally request the withdrawal of the 2016 Appropriation Bill he had presented to a joint session of the federal legislature on December 22, 2015 for adjustment. The President’s letter was addressed to Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara. The formal request followed controversy ...
Undercover Security report has revealed the plot of Boko Haram to attack National Assembly. Consequently, President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has directed a review of all security arrangements in the National Assembly. According to the Special Adviser to the President of the Senate on Security, Major General Saleh Maina (rtd.), the review of the security around the ...
The opinion that Saraki and the National Assembly is playing prank with 2016 Budget is widely held. Younews gathered that, the Senate wants attention and financial settlement from the executive “it is the usual practise in the past, but Buhari is not giving them any face” a source revealed. Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday, declared that a committee saddled with ...
Twenty-six lawyers representing Senate President Bukola Saraki, who is standing a 13-count trial for false declaration of assets, walked out on the judges of the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja, on Thursday. The walkout thwarted the scheduled continuation of the trial by the lead prosecuting counsel, Mr. Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), who said at the beginning of the hearing on ...