Bukola Saraki

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May 28th, 2014
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by Abuabakar Bukola Saraki Today, we celebrate the re-birth of our nation’s democracy. On this day, fifteen years ago, the world watched as Nigeria ushered in a new era of government chosen by the people – after countless years of military dictatorships. Democracy Day marks the turning point in our h...
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Sep 10th, 2013
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By Kemi Olunloye Why Bianca is lying about her relationship with Femi Fani Kayode (FFK) during her late teens is perplexing. In the early 80′s there were a group of now affluent Nigerians that flocked together as teens in London, Oxford, Cambridge in the UK and even Wales. We were teen couples. I dat...
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Aug 9th, 2013
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Former governor of Kwara State and chairman, Senate Committee on Environment, Dr Bukola Saraki, has described the newly registered All Progressives Congress (APC) as a real national opposition party and an alternative to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Speaking with journalists in Ilorin o...
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Aug 3rd, 2013
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By SONI DANIEL Regional Editor, North THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, vowed on Friday to take necessary steps to arrest and try former Kwara State Governor, Bukola Saraki, for several fraud-related cases. The commission, apparently peeved by the refusal of the former governor to h...
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Aug 2nd, 2013
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By HENRY UMORU ABUJA— CHAIRMAN, Senate Committee on Environment and Ecology, Senator Bukola Saraki, yesterday, denied report that he was invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes, EFCC, to answer questions on his administration and Societe Generale Bank of Nigeria, SGBN. Saraki said he would not h...
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Jul 22nd, 2013
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Nigerians are not happy. They are furious, enraged and mad at those representing them at the upper chamber of the nation’s sacred shrine. Ask an average indigene and he tells you ‘my eyes are very red, all in protest against underage marriage. The senate had reached a resolution to alter Section 29 (...
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Feb 7th, 2013
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by Abdulrazaq O Hamzat When the railway first begun its operation some years ago, I was in Kwara state and noticed the train attracted so much attention due to the kind of publicity given to it by the then governor, Dr. Bukola Saraki. The governor at the time ensures there is so much awareness about ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 14th, 2012
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Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki, father of the former governor of Kwara state and a political titan in Nigeria, is dead. He died in Lagos today. He was aged 78. He was born on the 17th of May, 1933 at Ilorin, Kwara State.His mother was from Iseyin in Oyo State and his father was from Ilorin. […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 14th, 2012
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Second Republic Senate Leader and Waziri of Ilorin, Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki is dead. The old politician gave up early on Wednesday in Lagos. Saraki who was fondly referred to as “Oloye” bestrode the political arena of Kwara State like a colossus for decades and until recently, he was the godfathe...
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Aug 26th, 2012
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By Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, after two weeks of igniting a passionate debate about a dream team for Nigeria, I have come to some serious conclusions. Nigerians generally see a need for radical change. That change they crave ranges from a full-blown revolution to a systemic change through the elec...