Tag: Ike Ekweremadu

Ekweremadu says the political crises in Edo state is an affront to Nigerian democracy

The former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has described the political crises in Edo state as an embarrassment and an affront to Nigerian democracy. Senator Ekweremadu was speaking on the sideline of the Enugu Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) congress to elect new executives of the party at the state level.[Read More…]

Infectious Diseases Bill more dangerous than coronavirus – Ekweremadu

The former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has said the controversial “Infectious Diseases Bill” currently before the National Assembly may not pass because provisions of the bill are inconsistent with the provisions of the Constitution. He said the bill was more dangerous than the virus. Ekweremadu, who represents[Read More…]

Ike Ekweremadu says Nigerias security situation getting worse

Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has said Nigeria’s security situation would get worse. Ekweremadu, who has been in the Senate since 2003, added that the community policing structure planned by the Nigeria Police Force is fraudulent and a distraction. He also said the South-West security outfit code-named ‘Operation Amotekun’[Read More…]

Ekweremadu Is Highest Igbo Person In Govt: Ohaneze Ndigbo Say Buhari’s Govt Is “Intolerant”

The president general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nwodo, has described the siege laid to the residence of Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, as a bad omen for the country. In a statement on Tuesday, Nwodo said while he would not begrudge the state for doing its statutory duty, it must be[Read More…]

At PDP Convention, Ekweremadu Assures that Jobs will be Created in 2019

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, says Boko Haram will be subdued when the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, returns to power in 2019. The Senator stated this while speaking at the PDP convention holding presently at the Eagle Square Abuja. “The people of the north east were liberated from Boko Haram[Read More…]

In New York, Ekweremadu Canvasses Constitutional Reforms, Single Term Presidency

Mercy Abang  The Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has prescribed far-reaching constitutional reforms as panacea for the challenges of leadership and development in Africa. He observed that even though many African countries, Nigeria inclusive, had recorded relative success in reviewing the constitution, the issues that plague[Read More…]

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…]

Attempt To Remove Ike Ekweremadu I’ll Bring Anarchy — PDP Tells APC

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has warned that any attempt to remove the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, for any other reason other than incompetence or breach of the constitution was a call to anarchy. This came as the South-East chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday,[Read More…]

After Ndume’s Ouster, Senate APC Caucus Threaten Ike Ekweremadu

Twenty-four hours after the All Progressives Congress caucus in the Senate sacked Senator Ali Ndume as Majority Leader and replaced him with Senator Ahmed Lawan, a plot by the lawmakers to reclaim the seat of the Deputy Senate President emerged at the chamber during plenary on Wednesday. Two members of[Read More…]

Bola Tinubu Hails Withdrawal of Forgery Charges Against Saraki, Ekweremadu

A national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has described the federal government’s withdrawal of forgery charges against presiding officers of the Senate as a welcome development. In a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday, Mr. Tinubu said the government’s decision would help the APC focus on bringing[Read More…]