Posts Tagged ‘Saraki’

Saraki Named Chairman Of PDP’s Reconciliation Committee

By Onwuka Gerald The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has named ex-Senate President, Bukola Saraki, as Chairman of its six-member National Reconciliation Committee. The disclosure was made on the Twitter handle of the PDP by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan. Alongside Saraki, other members of the inaugurated committee are Former Secretary to the Government of […]

EFCC probes Saraki, insists on forfeiture of properties worth N10bn

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission insisted on Thursday that two Ilorin houses belonging to a former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, must be forfeited to the regime because they were built with funds allegedly stolen from the coffers of Kwara State. The anti-graft agency claimed that it had evidence that Saraki, who was Kwara […]

Saraki to court: EFCC scandalising me

Former Senate President and two-term Kwara State governor, Dr Bukola Saraki, has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to dismiss a suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The suit seeks the permanent forfeiture of Saraki’s houses in Ilorin. Saraki described the suit as an abuse of court processes and a move […]

There’s no evidence Saraki family paid for the land we revoked – Kwara State Government

The Kwara state bureau of lands says the Saraki family did not make payment for a piece of land it occupied in Ilorin the state capital.   The state government in December took over the land, saying it was originally designated for the construction of a secretariat and the parking lot of the civil service […]

Saraki, Dogara, Govs others Preach Peace,Unity at Christmas

As Christian faithful celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ today, several prominent Nigerians, including Senate President Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, Speaker Yakubu Dogara, and some state governors have felicitated with Nigerian Christians on the joyous occasion Saraki, in a statement by his special adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, congratulated Nigerians […]

Consumer Protection Bill: CPC boss commends Senate for reconsideration and passage

The Director-General, Consumer Protection Council, Mr Babatunde Irukera, has commended the Senate for reconsidering and passing the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Bill. Irukera told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja that the passage of the bill would take the Nigerian economy to where it ought to be. NAN reports that the bill was […]