Oil barons didn’t sponsor us, Saraki, Dogara reply Akande

The Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, on Monday described as baseless a claim by the former All Progressives Congress Interim National Chairman, Chief Bisi Akande, that their elections on June 9 were sponsored by oil barons. Saraki and Dogara stated this in separate statements… Read More Oil barons didn’t sponsor us, Saraki, Dogara reply Akande

Only Mr President’s letter, not party’s can be read in NASS – Na’Allah

Abuja –  The Deputy Leader of the Senate, Sen. Bala Ibn-Na’Allah says only a letter from the President of the country can be read on the floor of the Senate or the House of Representatives. Na’Allah told newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday that it was the reason the purported letter written by the leadership of the… Read More Only Mr President’s letter, not party’s can be read in NASS – Na’Allah

REVEALED: Buhari, Saraki not on speaking terms

The crisis between President Muhammadu Buhari and Senate President Bukola Saraki is taking its toll on executive-legislature relations as both men are not on speaking terms, TheCable understands. Buhari, who preferred Ahmad Lawan as senate president, is still livid with Saraki for cutting a deal with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and outsmarting the All… Read More REVEALED: Buhari, Saraki not on speaking terms

Saraki’s rebellion seen as northern conspiracy against Yoruba, says Bisi Akande

Bisi Akande, pioneer chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the rebellion in the senate is being viewed in the south-west as a northern conspiracy against the Yoruba. He also alleged that individuals who feel threatened by the resolve of President Muhammadu Buhari to fight corruption influenced the emergence of Bukola Saraki as senate… Read More Saraki’s rebellion seen as northern conspiracy against Yoruba, says Bisi Akande

How Subsidy Thieves, Corrupt Businessmen, Enthroned Saraki, Dogara- Bisi Akande

The former Interim National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Bisi Akande, has fingered fuel subsidy thieves, and corrupt businessmen as being behind the current crisis in the APC which culminated in the emergence of Bukola Saraki as senate president and Yakubu Dogara as speaker of the House of Representatives, contrary to the wishes of… Read More How Subsidy Thieves, Corrupt Businessmen, Enthroned Saraki, Dogara- Bisi Akande

Senate: Ndume, Na’Allah, Alimikhena emerge as principal officers

Three out of the four principal officers of the Senate assumed office on Thursday after the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, read their nomination letters from their respective zonal caucuses in the red chamber. Saraki at the resumed sitting of the federal lawmakers, read out the letters addressed to him by the APC senate caucuses from… Read More Senate: Ndume, Na’Allah, Alimikhena emerge as principal officers

Reps exchange blows, PDP blames Buhari

FEDERAL lawmakers in the House of Representatives on Thursday engaged in a free-for-all over the sharing of principal offices by the majority All Progressives Congress. Reacting to the development, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party slammed President Muhammadu Buhari, saying “the disgraceful act” in the House was a direct consequence of President Buhari’s lack of democratic… Read More Reps exchange blows, PDP blames Buhari

National Assembly crisis: Buhari backs APC’s stand

The President spoke yesterday on the National Assembly crisis, saying he expected the All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers to toe the party’s line in the election of principal officers. Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday announced the names of principal officers and adjourned plenary till July 21. President Muhammadu Buhari said: “The party did a straw… Read More National Assembly crisis: Buhari backs APC’s stand