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Abubakar Bukola Saraki

Date of Birth: 19/12/1962


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All about votes and the naira

All the likely successors to Buhari – Senate President Bukola Saraki, former Kano State Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso, Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal and Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai – will bide their time in 2018...


Buhari opens the war chest

The six were joined by powerful defectors from the PDP, including Bukola Saraki from the Middle Belt, now the Senate President, and Rotimi Amaechi, now Transport Minister and former Governor of Rivers State in the Niger Delta...


Letting a crisis go to waste

A former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto; the President of the Senate, Abubakar Bukola Saraki; and the Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, are among the more ambitious hopefuls, making overtures to Buhari but wary as rivals put their campaigns into gear and gather momentum...


A date with destiny

That gives an interesting platform to the Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, who faces corruption charges at the Code of Conduct Tribunal...

Senate President Bukola Saraki and Atiku Abubakar, the former Vice-President (1999-2007), are the wealthiest and have the richest friends...

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Bitter pills for the politicians

A shaky looking Buhari presided over the meeting with the girls, after which his communications team distributed pictures of a subsequent meeting between the ailing President and Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives...

These include Osinbajo's old patron, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former Governor of Lagos State; Atiku Abubakar, ex-Vice-President; Bukola Saraki, Senate President; Nasir el-Rufai, Kaduna State Governor; and Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, ex-Governor of Kano...

An economy trapped in a political vice The Senate is due to debate and approve the government's 2017 budget on 11 May, says its President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki...

An accomplished diplomat, Bukola Saraki has been able to dispel some of the personal animus between himself and President Muhammadu Buhari but he has plenty of other enemies, notably Ibrahim Magu, Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...

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Ambition and ethics

His opponents, led by Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Senate President and a leading contender for the presidency in 2019, say he is both incompetent and vindictive...

This is partly because three of the main contenders – Bukola Saraki, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and Lagos State ex-Governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu – have been the subject of detailed corruption investigations...


Partisan politics runs riot

Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki starts 2017 on better terms with Buhari than he was a year ago, partly because he has used his political weight effectively...

The much-delayed Petroleum Industry Bill and its several separate moving parts has still not won assent from the Senate, despite Bukola Saraki's commitment to speeding up its progress...

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No oil, no money, no deal

This week, Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki called for the government to start selling off its oil industry assets: that would have the twin benefits of reducing the government's liabilities to fund oil production and raising much needed cash immediately, he argued...

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Railroading senators

There is a split in APC ranks between backers of Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Senate President and ex-Governor of Kwara State, and of Bola Tinubu, Lagos State ex-Governor and veteran political kingpin in the south-west...


Big tests beckon for Buhari

People who could upset the president's programme include Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki and his PDP-affiliated deputy Ike Ekweremadu (AC Vol 56 No 8, 'No condition is permanent')...

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