Saraki Replies Not Too Young To Run, Says Declaration ‘Made In Good Faith’

In an attempt to walk back what appears to be the first gaff of his presidential campaign, Senate President Bukola Saraki has responded to a statement by the Not Too Young To Run movement in reaction to the declaration of…

Saraki declares he will run for President

Senate President Bukola Saraki has formally declared to run for the office of the president of Nigeria under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Saraki made this declaration on Thursday at Sheraton hotel where he met with young…

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Miyetti Allah representative warns Saraki to resign or be forced out: PDP kicks, insists on arrests

There was a recent threat by the Benue State coordinator of the group, Garius Gololo. Gololo had on Tuesday warned the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to resign or be forced to do so. “It is on this note that we…

Saraki: I want Buhari’s job

Senate President Bukola Saraki has confirmed he has been consulting and he is considering running against President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 2019 election. He made the confirmation in a wide-ranging interview with Bloomberg in Abuja. Saraki who had evaded the…

Saraki in closed-door meeting with Obasanjo

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Monday evening held a closed-door meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Saraki arrived the home of his host located within the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library on Monday evening.…

What the Nigerian law says about whether Saraki can remain senate president

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, is demanding for the impeachment of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki. Oshiomhole made the call on Friday at a press briefing in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The…

Saraki calls emergency meeting of National Assembly leaders

Reports have emerged that the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has called a meeting of the leaderships of the two chambers of the National Assembly. The meeting, expected to be attended by principal officers of the Senate and the…

Full text of Saraki’s cross carpeting announcement and the implications for APC

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday announced that he is leaving the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), accusing forces within the party of causing his exit. Saraki is the third in hierarchy in Nigeria’s current governance structure coming after…

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Defection, Siege, Abduction: A tale of Pre 2019.

[7/26, 09:47/2018] Moderator: INTRODUCTION. Hello out there and thanks for joining us on talk-am platform my name is Ibaba. O. Ibaba and I am privileged to be on the podium this Thursday to discuss trending issues in our polity and…

Police denies knowledge of any deployment of personnel to Saraki’s home

The Nigeria Police Force on Tuesday reacted the reported invasion of the residence of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki by its operatives. The Force said it never deployed any of its officials to “besiege” the residence of the Senate President.…

Police to Saraki: turn yourself in or face consequences

The police have asked Senate President Bukola Saraki to turn himself in for questioning or face the consequence. Saraki appeared to have failed to honour an invitation to appear before homicide detectives in Abuja at 8:00 a.m. today. The police…