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Abubakar Bukola Saraki

Date of Birth: 19/12/1962


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Blame game scuppers reform

Ibe Kachikwu, the current State Minister for Petroleum Resources, who was a lawyer with ExxonMobil until 2015, came up with a new strategy together with Bukola Saraki, the currently embattled Senate President: to break an unwieldy bill into four components...

Campaigning and the end of policy Aside from his central role in the fight over oil industry reform, Senate President Bukola Saraki sees himself as contender for the presidency next year...


Barbarians at the gate

At the centre of events is Senate President Bukola Saraki who, after long consultations with Buhari and his rivals, defected to the opposition People's Democratic Party...


The probity contest

There were serious efforts in December last year to remove Magu and replace him with the Deputy Police Commissioner in charge of operations at Police College, Kaduna, Ahmad Abdulrahman – who was generally regarded as the preferred candidate of Bukola Saraki, President of the Senate...


A split by any other name

Led by Alhaji Buba Galadima, a strong Buhari supporter since 2003, it is said to have the backing of former governor of Kano and now Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara...


Cracks spread in APC alliance

Parallel congresses were also held in Kwara, where Senate President Bukola Saraki and Information Minister Lai Mohammed are locked in a battle for supremacy...


Friends with benefits

With luminaries such as Bukola Saraki, now Senate President, Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, as well as Rabiu Kwankwaso and Olagunsoye Oyinlola, the former Governors of Kano and Osun States respectively, they formed a powerful faction...


An election on autopilot

Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives respectively, won their positions despite being opposed by Buhari's allies...


Return of the Jagaban

The Jagaban's re-entry into the party's magic circle was a tactical blow, at least, against two of his rivals, the APC's national chairman John Odigie Oyegun and Senate President Bukola Saraki...

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Who goes first?

Much more problematic is the position of Senate President Bukola Saraki, who, according to his allies, has been offered serial inducements to return to the People's Democratic Party (PDP) along with a large band of senators...


The Tinubu test

He has been at odds with Senate President Bukola Saraki, mainly because they are rivals for the succession (AC Vol 57 No 9, Railroading senators)...


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