Tag: Ekweremadu

32 APC Lawmakers In House of Reps Defect To PDP – COMPLETE LIST OF DEFECTORS

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has lost 32 of its members in the house of representatives to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Four other APC members defected to the African Democratic Congress (ADC), while a rep left the party without stating his new direction. In all, the ruling party lost[Read More…]

Saraki, Ekweremadu Jubilate Over FG’s Withdrawal Of Forgery Charges (Photos)

The Federal Government on Friday withdrew the forgery charges it instituted against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, and two others. Lead prosecuting counsel, Mr. Aliyu Umar (SAN), told the trial judge, Justice Yusuf Halilu of the Jabi Division of the High Court of the Federal[Read More…]

Senate Summons Justice Minister Over Saraki, Ekweremadu Forgery Suit

The Senate has summoned the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, over the Senate Rules forgery suit. The Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu have been dragged to a Federal High Court in Abuja over the forgery. The summoning of Malami was[Read More…]

Senate Says ‘Presidency Plotting Coup Against National Assembly’ ; Reminded Buhari of The Powers To Impeach

The Senate has accused the presidency of plot to muzzle the legislature and force leadership change in the National Assembly. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, in a statement, alerted Nigerians and the international community, ‘that our democracy is in danger and that[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…]

Saraki, Ekweremadu Will Be Impeached Next Week – Senator Marafa

Senator Kabiru Marafa has vowed that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu as well as other principal officers in the Senate leadership would be impeached on Tuesday, July 28, when the upper legislative chamber resumes. Marafa was reacting to the alleged plans to suspend pro-Ahmed Lawan senators.[Read More…]

Enugu Governor Sullivan Chime Bullied Out Of Senate Race

There were indications on Friday that Enugu State Governor, Sullivan Chime, has dropped his bid to go to the Senate in 2015. Chime, whose tenure expires in 2015, had been locked in a contest with Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, over the seat of the Enugu West Senatorial Zone.[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…]

Enugu Group Endorse Sullivan Chime For Ekweremadu’s Senate Seat

By Christopher Isiguzo The political atmosphere ahead of the 2015 general elections heightened in Enugu state Tuesday as a pressure group, Enugu Salvation Group (ESG) endorsed Governor Sullivan Chime for the Enugu West senatorial seat in the National Assembly. This is coming barely a week after kinsmen of the governor[Read More…]