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“I’m not God, but I won’t recognize Saraki as Senate President- Bola Tinubu

APC leader Senator Bola Tinubu yesterday June 10th reacted to the emergence of Senator Bukola Saraki as the new Senate President, saying he cannot recognize the Kangaroo arrangement that produced Saraki as the new Senate President. Speaking at the party secretariat, Tinubu said“I will never recognize such a kangaroo arrangement ...

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Sanctioning Saraki/Dogara: Lai Mohammed says party is in a dilemma

The National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Lai Mohammed says the party is currently in a dilemma in regards to carrying out its planned sanction on their party members, Senator Bukola Saraki and Hon Yakubu Dogara for presenting themselves for elections at the National Assembly against the party’s wish. While ...

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NASS Election: PDP, Tambuwal, Fayose Congratulate Saraki, Dogara

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal, and the governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose, have congratulated the newly elected Senate President Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, as well as the new Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh, ...

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APC rejects Saraki, Dogara’s emergence as Senate President and Speaker House of Reps

The Leadership of the APC has released a statement rejecting the emergence of Senator Bukola Saraki and Hon Yakubu Dogara as Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives. The statement in part reads“Senator Bukola and Hon. Dogara are not the candidates of the APC and a majority of ...

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National Assembly leadership: PDP members pick Saraki, Dogara as candidates

As the crisis rocking members of the APC in the National Assembly deepens over choice of candidates for the election of National Assembly leadership, the PDP Senators and House of Representative members have picked the two main aggrieved APC contestants, Senator Bukola Saraki and Honorable Yakubu Dogara as their candidates ...

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Vandalism of Govt House: Wike takes Rivers leaders on a tour of looted facilities (photos)

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike yesterday took leaders of the state on a tour of the Government House, Port Harcourt allegedly vandalised by officials of the administration of the immediate past governor, Rotimi Amaechi. Lol. See more photos and a press statement The  Governor  took the  leaders to the ...

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GEJ to Buhari – Don’t single my administration out for probe

President Jonathan has asked president-elect Buhari not to single out his administration for any probe his administration may carry out when he assumes power. Speaking during the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council in Abuja today May 27th, Pres. Jonathan said those who are calling for probe should also ...

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PDP Berates Buhari For Snubbing Handover Programme

Read the PDP press statement below…The peoples Democratic Party (PDP) views with disappointment the apparent snub by the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari of the handover programme lined up by the Federal Government to transmit power to him by Friday, May 29, 2015. The PDP said such behavior was a measure ...

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Jonathan handing over a distressed country to Buhari – APC

Press statement from APC ..The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said President Goodluck Jonathan is handing over a nation in deep crisis, even as his Administration continues to contrive more crises without making any effort to solve any of them. In a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by its ...

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Photo: Senators pay Atiku Abubakar courtesy visit

Senators of like Mind yesterday May 23 paid a courtesy visit to Atiku Abubakar in his home in Asokoro to express their support for the candidacy of Senator Bukola Saraki as the Senate President of the 8th Assembly. 802 total views, no views today

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