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  • Pro-Saraki Hail The Embattled Senate President After Jumat Prayer In Ilorin (Photos)

    Senate president Bukola Saraki who arrived Illorin, the capital of Kwara state earlier today was mobbed by a massive crowd ‪who gathered to hail him after after Ju'amt prayer at Ilorin Central Mosque. His security details really battled the massive crowd to make way for his passage, See pictures below; ...
  • How Saraki Used $375m Loan From GT Bank To Buy Houses In UK – Witness

    The principal witness in the ongoing trial of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Michael Wetkas on Wednesday at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, insisted that Saraki used a loan of $375m from Guaranteed Trust Bank, GTB, to purchase properties in the United Kingdom.Wetkas, an operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, also alleged that Saraki did not declare the loan during his assets declaration of 2011.He claimed that the Senate President’s account statement with GTB showed how he transfered various amount in naira, dollars and pound Sterling to united Kingdom for ...
  • Saraki And Ekweremadu In Fresh Trouble As AGF Declares Senate Election Null And Void

    The embattled President of the Nigerian Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, seem to be moving from frying pan to fire as the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, has declared the election that produced the due was a nullity and couldn’t stand the test of legality.He has therefore advised the Director of Public Prosecution to take an immediate step to proceed against the Saraki and other members of the Senate leadership.In a legal opinion written by the office of the AGF, Malami wrote that since the election was conducted with an alleged forged docum ...
  • I Was Richer Than Kwara State Before Becoming A Governor - Saraki

    Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday told the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) that he had no reason to steal or embezzle public money as he was already richer than Kwara State before he became governor in 2003.According to him, as at September 2003, he was worth $22 million, £12 million, €2.6 million and N4 billion in cash, and owned movable and landed assets before he became governor of Kwara State in2003 as was contained in his asset declaration form of 2003.Paul Erokoro, one of his counsel made the revelation while cross-examining Michael Wetkas, a detective of the Economic and Financ ...
  • Saraki's SSA to Youth and Student Matters Arrested by DSS Over Shocking Revelations

    Barrister Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, the Senior Special Assistant to the Senate President on Youth and Student Matters and President of National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, has been arrested and detained by the Department of State Services (DSS).  In a statement yesterday in Abuja by his brother, Obinna Ikeagwuonu who raised alarm on Ikenga’s arrest and detention on Monday, said that Ikenga had informed his family of an invitation extended by the Assistant Director of Internal Security. According to him, Ikenga has not been seen or heard from ever since he entered into the premises wh ...
  • Pro Saraki's Group Clash With Anti Saraki Group at the National Assembly Entrance (PHOTOS)

    It was a rowdy scene which would have turned violent and bloody if not for the timely intervention of the security operatives after pro-Saraki group clashed with Occupy NASS over who should occupy the National Assembly entrance. While the Occupy NASS group were calling for Saraki's resignation, the pro-Saraki group were demanding for the presidency to stop persecuting the Senate President. Some of the posters with Senate President Bukola Saraki's pictures were torn to shreds by the anti-Saraki protesters, as they were engaged in a struggle by the pro-Saraki group. Luckily, security o ...
  • Senate President, Bukola Saraki Was Embarrassed At Ilorin Mosque

    The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has witnessed a mild hostility in his home state as he went to pray in a mosque.  The embattled Senate President witnessed a backlash against him during an appearance at a mosque in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, last Friday. According to Reporters, after attending a wedding at the palace of Emir of Ilorin, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, Mr. Saraki hurried away to attend Jumaat prayers at the Sharia Court Mosque, avoiding the nearby Ilorin Central Mosque where he had been heckled and stoned in the recent past. But Mr. Saraki encountered mild embarrassment at ...
  • They Are Prosecuting Because I Opposed The Muslim/Muslim APC Presidential Ticket - Saraki

    Senate president, Bukola Saraki has opened up on the most disturbing CCT trial that is turning into a debacle every passing moment, the letter was proportedly in response to Dele Momodu's earlier open letter calling to for a stop in the prosecution, read the response from Saraki below:My dear brother Dele, let me thank you most sincerely for your article last weekend, “My Candid Letter to Saraki.” I take everything you said in that article to heart and I must commend you for your candidness indeed and the sincerity of your intentions.As you said in your article, you are someone I have ...
  • You Will Be Disgraced Out Of Politics! - The Curse Saraki's Father Placed On Him

    The senate pressident Bukola Saraki has been going from one woe to another recently especially with the corruption and false declaration of assets trial he's presently embroiled in at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.A lot of people have attributed various reasons behind the former governor's travails. Some say it's all political and it involves some top members of the APC who didn't want him to become Senate President. But, I came across this post that suggests Bukola Saraki could besuffering from the statement his biological father, who was one of the founding fathers of Kwar ...
  • Dino Melaye Gives His Total Support to Bukola Saraki on Social Media

    As shared by Melaye on his Facebook wall this morning. ...
  • CCT Chairman, Danladi Umar Loses Temper During Saraki's CCT Trial Hearing

    There was commotion at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) today, as the CCT Chairman, Danladi Umar, refused to hear the motion of the Senate President’s lawyers on his alleged bias.Umar, who has been under investigation for corrupt practices, lost his temper as Mr. Raphael Oluyede, Saraki’s lawyer, brought to the attention of the court, a motion filed on Wednesday, April 20th, 2016, seeking the CCT boss to disqualify himself from participating in the trial based on bias.The motion contended that the continued presence of Umar on the panel of Tribunal offended the provisions of Section 36(1 ...
  • Comfortable Coincidence! Bank Documents Against Saraki Got Burnt in GTBank - Witness Says

    As the trial of the senate president Bukola Saraki continues at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, the prosecution witness and an investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Michael Wetkas, yesterday, told the tribunal that part of the financial documents indicating Saraki for money laundering had been destroyed in a fire incident at Guaranty Trust Banks, one of the banks said to have been used by Saraki.According to Sources, Wetkas, who was cross-examined by Saraki’s counsel, Paul Usoro, told the tribunal that some documents and telex relating to the transfer of funds ...
  • Embattled Senate President Saraki Dozes Off As Corruption Trial Takes Its Toll - Photo

    The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has been pictured dozing off as his trial at the CCT hits hard and takes it toll on him. The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, now relieves himself of the psychological stress associated with his ongoing trial before the Code of Conduct Tribunal by intermittently dozing off inside the dock as his trial wearies him out. The testimony of the first prosecution witness, Michael Wetkas, revealing how Saraki looted the treasury of Kwara state between 2003 and 2011 when he served as the governor of the state, is enough source of emotional trouble for the num ...
  • Senate President, Bukola Saraki Prepares to Return to PDP as APC Strips Him 'Unclad'

    The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Kwara State Chapter, Iyiola Oyedepo has alleged that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki is desperate to return to his former party where he served as a governor for eight years.Oyedepo while speaking with some party leaders from the 16 local government areas of the state in Ilorin, the state capital on Monday said the All Progressives Congress, APC, was out to render Saraki He said, “The senate president is about to be made Unclad by the APC. APC is in disarray and he is about to be made politically unclad.“He is looking for a shelter in ...
  • Protest in Abuja Has Saraki's Supporters Storm His CCT Trial as it Resumes Today (PHOTOS)

    Here are pictures of the protesters who stormed Jabi District of Abuja, on the road leading to the Code of Conduct Tribunal, to declare support for the President of the Nigerian Senator, Bukola Saraki, whose corruption trial resumed Monday morning. Saraki is standing trial for alleged false assets declaration and fraud at the tribunal. His trial began in September last year. The protesters carried placards with various inscriptions such as ” and “ ...
  • Bukola Saraki's CCT Trial Saga: Trial to Hold Everyday, Tribunal Chairman Declares

    While scolding Gabriel Esegine, counsel to the federal government, who held brief for Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), the lead counsel in the trial of the senate president, Danladi Umar, chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), says the trial of Dr. Bukola Saraki will now commence from day to day.Gabriel Esegine had asked the Code of Conduct Tribunal to stand down the matter for an hour so that Jacobs, who is at the appeal court, could continue it when he returns. But Umar was displeased, and he wondered why Jacobs would be absent from such a sensitive case. he said. However, Umar stood down the ...
  • Court Dismisses Saraki’s Application, Says Embattled Senate President Must Face Corruption Trial

    A Federal High Court in Abuja has again dismissed the application by Senate President Bukola Saraki seeking nullification of his ongoing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT.Mr. Saraki is standing trial for alleged false asset declaration and fraud at the CCT, since September last year. The Senate President had approached the court, asking it to put an end to his trial at the Tribunal, describing the trial as a breach of his fundamental human rights enshrined in Section Four of the 1999 constitution and an obstruction to his duties at the National Assembly.But in his ruling, the trial Ju ...
  • Senator Bukolar Saraki Allegedly Buy 36 Toyota Land Cruiser For Senators - Sahara Reporter

    According to Sahara Reporters, Senate President Bukola Saraki bought 36 Toyota Land Cruiser for senators and is planning to buy for every senator ...
  • CCT Trial: Senators Advise Senate President, Bukola Saraki To Resign

    As his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal commenced yesterday April 5th, some senators have advised Senator Bukola Saraki to resign his appointment as the Senate President before he is disgraced out of office. This advise comes as the number of senators who escorted him to the CCT trial dropped to 23 yesterday April 5th. When the trial initially started, 81 senators followed him to the tribunal.According to Reporters, the advise was given to him at a special meeting he held with some of his loyal senators who followed him to his Maitama residence shortly after the end of yesterday’s trial ...
  • PA to Saraki Testifies - I Paid N600,00-N900,000 Into Saraki's Account 50 Times in a Day

    While testifying against the embattled senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), a detective at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Michael Wetkas, on Tuesday narrated Saraki allegedly used fictitious names to launder billions of naira. The EFCC detective said among many other revelations, that Abdul Adama, one of Saraki’s personal assistants, made transaction 50 times into the account in a single day, broken down to N600, 000 and N900, 000 each. "When the defendant was governor of Kwara state between 2003 and 2011. The commission receiv ...



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