Senate President Bukola Saraki helps road users clear Aba-Owerri highway 

Nigeria’s Senate President today  showed examplary leadership by helping road users to clear the Aba-Owerri highway after a truck fell and caused a gridlock.  Senator Saraki was heading to Abia from Owerri when truck fell and caused a traffic lock down.   The Presidential aspirant stopped his convoy, got down from his vehicle and personaly helped…

Siege on National Assembly: APC Sound Discordant Tunes Over Sick of Lawal Daura 

Nigeria’s rulling party is speaking from two sides of their mouth following the blockade find Nigeria’s National Assembly by operatives of Nigerian secret police, DSS.  The position of the party was that of total condemnation of the action following the revelations  acting   president Yemi action president yemi Osinbajo had no knowledge about the operation.  Bit…

Presidency Denies Involvemnt in NASS takeover 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has denied the incumbent of the presidency in the forcefully take over of the National Assembly complex by fiery looking armed DSS operatives.  This comes after the termination if the appointment of DSS DG Lawal Daria following the illegal takeover.  According to a press statement released today by the Acting president,…

Saraki Impeachment: SSS officials block National Assembly 

Officials of Nigeria’s secret police, Department of State Security, DSS has sealed the National Assembly complex over the supposed impeachment move against Senate President Bukola Saraki.  Thee DSS officials seen in masks  barricaded the entrance of the National Assembly and preventing PDP senators from entering the huilding in other to aid pro-Buhari APC Senators to…

Panic grips Presidency as Saraki dumps APC

The defection of Senate President Bukola Saraki from APC to PDP didn’t come as a surprise to many. Infact many saw the handwriting boldly writien on the wall but could not be sure that Nigeria’s number 3 man could muster the courage to  dump the rulling party.  The Presidency and the party leadership were rest…

The Cat With Nine Lives: How Saraki Narrowly Escaped Impeachment Plot

At the break of dawn, the enemies of Nigeria’s democracy had perfected their plot to tame the lion. They had decided to impeach the sitting Senate President and install Senator Ahmed Lawal, a loyal ally to President Buhari as the new leader of the National Assembly.  In their carefully scripted plot, the Inspector General of…

Mass Defections Begin as 14 Senators Dump APC for PDP

On Tuesday, 14 APC senators dumped the rulling party for the opposition PDP.  This was announced by the Senate President Bukola Saraki of Tuesday’s plenary. The senators who dumped the APC and joined the PDP are: Barnabas Gemade (Benue) Dino Melaye Shaaba Lafiaji (Kwara)  Rafiu Ibrahim (Kwara)  Abdulazeez Nyako (Adamawa) Monsurat Sunmonu (Oyo)   Usman Nafada…

LIVE: DSS, Police, EFCC Block Saraki’s Residence

The Abuja residence of Senate President Bukola Saraki has been invaded by security agents on the behest of President Muhammadu Buhari.   His home on Lake Chad Street Abuja was overtaken by security personnel comprising of Policemen, DSS, EFCC and Combat ready and heavily armed MoPol officers. This development comes as the Senate President makes moves…

R-APC Chairman Buba Galadima Calls Adams Oshiomhole a Filthy Rat

The face-off between Nigeria’s ruling party APC and the renegade faction known as R-APC has reached new dimensions. By Jerry King Nwobodo @JerryDKingTP The war of words between Nigeria’s  rulling  party and the splinter R-APC group started with a behavior of non challance on the part of the APC chairman who at first described the splinter…

Nigeria’s National Assembly Passes 2018 Budget #Budget2018

Nigeria’s National Assembly has passed the 2018 Appropriation Bill. The 2018 budget was presented to the parliament by President Muhammadu Buhari in November 2017 with a total estimate of N8.612 trillion but the national assembly increased it to N9.12 million with the stipulation that 1% of the CRF must be used to fund healthcare.  Senate…

I am not alone in this trial — Saraki replies Dele Momodu

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…