Tag: Deputy Senate President

Ekweremadu, Gbajabiamila To Lead Lawmakers To S’Africa On ‘Protest’ Visit

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, will lead six members of the senate to the South African parliament to protest against the killing of Nigerians in the country. They are – Ahmed Lawan, Olusola Adeyeye, Stella Oduah, Shehu Sani, Shaaba Lafiagi and Magnus Abe. Senate President Bukola Saraki announced the names[Read More…]

“They Want To Silence Me” – READ The Strong Worded Letter From Ekweremadu To US Congress, EU Parliament, UN.

Hours after the arraignment of Senate President, Bukola Saraki; his deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, and others for alleged forgery of 2015 Senate Standing Rules in an Abuja High Court, Ekweremadu has taken his case outside the shores of Nigeria. He called for intervention of the United Nations, Us Congress, United[Read More…]

Deputy Senate President, Ekweremadu Says Buhari Is Undermining The Nigerian Senate

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of undermining the senate by allowing his appointees assume duty before being confirmed by the senate. In reference to Garba Danbatta who assumed duty at the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) as the vice-chairman, prior to the confirmation of the senate, Ekweremadu[Read More…]

APC Senator, Adeola Slams Ike Ekweremadu Over Comments On Boko Haram

The Senator representing Lagos West Senatorial District, Solomon Adeola, said on Friday that the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, was wrong in his comparison of the activities of Boko Haram insurgency during the former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration and the bomb blasts recorded in some parts of the country recently.[Read More…]

Insurgency Worsens Under Buhari – Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, avoided comments on his current ordeal concerning his alleged role in the amendments made to the Senate Rules during an interaction with journalists in Abuja on Thursday. Ekweremadu, who had yet to make public comments on his alleged involvement in the alterations imputed in the[Read More…]

Police Denies Alleged Plans To Arrest Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu

The police high command last night denied alleged plans to arrest Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu. Force Assistant Spokesman CSP Abayomi Shogunle yesterday said that the issue of arrest of a Senator does not arise as the Police observes the norms of democratic principles. According to Shogunle, a Senator wrote[Read More…]

“On PDP I Stand” Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu Dismiss Reports Of Defecting To APC

by Musa Abdullahi Contrary to speculations, Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, yesterday, declared that he was not going to jump ship by defecting to All Progressives Congress, APC because his party, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, lost the presidential election. He  rather maintained that in view of the unfolding political scenario[Read More…]

David Mark In Tears As Constituents Purchase Nomination Form For Him

Senate President, David Mark, reportedly broke down in tears on Monday as constituents from his Benue South Senatorial District purchased the  2015 Peoples Democratic Party nomination form for him to seek a re-election into the senate in 2015. Mark has been in the Senate since 1999 and was elected as[Read More…]

Traditional Rulers Urge Chime To Contest Senatorial Seat Held By Ekweremadu

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo   Elders and traditional title holders in Awgu Local Government Local Government Area of Enugu State have asked Governor Sullivan Chime, to contest the Enugu West Senatorial seat presently occupied by the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu The elders and traditional rulers made this request while on[Read More…]

“Parliamentary System Never Failed Nigerians” Ekweremadu Advocates For Effective Governance

NAN The Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, has called for a modified presidential system of government for effective governance and enduring democracy in Nigeria. This is contained in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja by Mr Uche Anichukwu, Special Adviser (Media) to the deputy senate president. The statement[Read More…]