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SENATE BEGINS MOVE TO REDUCE ITS ALLOWANCE ‪#‎OPENNASS

‬In response to the recent outcry from Nigerians against perceived huge allowances being paid to federal legislators, the Senate yesterday began moves to reduce its earnings by constituting a committee to draw a roadmap for the review. The move, which is geared towards ensuring accountability in the […]

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MISSING #CHIBOK GIRLS, 365 DAYS LATER

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Today we pause to remember the kidnapping of the Chibok School girls. Our thoughts and prayers are with their families, friends, and communities. A year may have passed since they were taken, but our sympathy and solidarity with their families, remains as strong as ever; and so […]

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STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR BUKOLA SARAKI (CON), ON THE MARCH 28 2015 ELECTIONS IN KWARA CENTRAL SENATORIAL DISTRICT, KWARA STATE

Today marks the beginning of a new dawn in Kwara and Nigeria. Having been reelected as Senator representing Kwara Central Senatorial District, I commend all those who turned out to cast their votes. It is indeed the highest civic responsibility a citizen is called upon to do […]

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THOSE OPPOSING THE USE OF CARD READER ARE AFRAID IT WOULD HINDER THEIR ABILITY TO RIG – SEN. BUKOLA SARAKI

SENATOR BUKOLA SARAKI, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress, is senator for Kwara Central senatorial district and chairman, Senate committee on Environment and Ecology. He speaks on some of the burning issues of the day, in this interview with journalists in Ilorin. Hammed Shittu brings the excerpts […]

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BANK LOAN: ATTORNEY GENERAL OF FEDERATION CLEARS @BUKOLASARAKI.

The office of the director of public prosecution of the federation has cleared All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain and former Kwara State governor, Dr. Bukola Saraki, of any wrondgoing in the alleged N21billion loan scam. The former governor had approached a Federal High Court to stop the […]

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SARAKI TACKLES NIGERIAN GOVT, INSIST NIGERIA IS BROKE.

Senator, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday insisted Nigeria is broke. Mr. Saraki’s submission contrasts the position of the Federal Government which, via the Minister of State for Finance, Bashir Yuguda, said the nation is not broke “in spite of the challenges on revenue stream coming from source – […]

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POSTPONEMENT OF ELECTIONS, AN OBSTRUCTION OF DEMOCRACY BY PRESIDENT JONATHAN

While we recognise the severity of the security challenges facing Nigeria today, sadly, these challenges are not new. It has been almost a year since Boko Haram kidnapped 200 of our schoolgirls in Chibok. Thousands of men, women, and children have now died at the hands of […]

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Saraki joins Clinton, others to raise $500m for the Global Clean Cookstoves Project

New York, 21st November 2014: The Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment & Ecology, Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki has joined Former US Secretary of States Hillary Clinton to raise about $500m comprising of $286m in grants, $127m in investments and several millions in guarantees for the global clean […]

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FG Accepts @BukolaSaraki’s Position on 2015 Budget Benchmark

Less than three weeks ago, former Kwara governor and current chairman of the senate committee on environment, Bukola Saraki, wrote an opinion piece in which he argued that using an oil benchmark of $78/barrel for the 2015 budget as the federal government proposed to do was unrealistic. […]

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SARAKI, CLINTON AND OTHER WORLD LEADERS FOR CLEANCOOK STOVES SUMMIT IN NEW YORK

The Senator representing Kwara Central Senatorial district and Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment and Ecology is set to join former U.S. Secretary of State; Hillary Rodham Clinton; and other members of the Clean Cookstove Alliance Leadership Council in New York at the Global Alliance for CleanCookStoves Future […]

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