Tag: Ike Ekweremadu

Just In: Government Withdraws Forgery Charges Against Saraki, Ekweremadu

The Federal Government of Nigeria has filed a motion to withdraw the charge of criminal conspiracy against Senate President Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu. An affidavit in support of the motion was filed before the High Court of Federal Capital Territory on Thursday by a litigation officer from[Read More…]

“APC Senators Are Asking To Join PDP” – Says Deputy Senate President Ekweremadu

The Deputy President of the Senate, Chief Ike Ekweremadu has disclosed that a number of senators elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, are making enquiries on how to defect to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on account of what he called the reign of tyranny in[Read More…]

Attorney-General, Abubakar Malami Says Presidency Filed ‘Forgery’ Suit Against Saraki Before His Appointment

Abubakar Malami on Wednesday said the criminal charges suit filed by the federal government against Bukola Saraki, the senate president, and Ike Ekweremadu, his deputy, predates his appointment as attorney-general of the federation and minister of justice. Saraki and Ekweremadu are accused of forging the senate rules 2015, which led[Read More…]

Here’s Why The Forgery Case Against Saraki And Ekweremadu Could Not Be Heard

The forgery case against Senate President Bukola Saraki and Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, could not be heard on Monday as the presiding judge was said to have gone on vacation. The duo were to appear before Yusuf Hallilu, judge of a federal capital territory high court in Abuja on[Read More…]

Saraki-Ekweremadu Case: Judge Lambasts AGF, IGP Over Abuse of Court Process

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ruled that the forgery charge brought against the Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki, his deputy senator Ike Ekweremadu and two others by the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Mr. Abubakar Malami SAN is a complete gross abuse of[Read More…]

The Secretary To The Government of The Federation Tells Saraki And Ekweremadu To Resign

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, David Babachir Lawal, has thrown himself into the fray in respect of alleged forgery trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, asking the principal officers of the Senate to resign their positions. The Senate, in a swift reaction[Read More…]

“Anarchy Is Unleashed Upon The Land” – Ike Ekweremadu Says Democracy Is On Trial

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, says Nigeria’s democracy is on trial, but he has taken comfort in the words of Nnamdi Azikiwe, which says: “history will vindicate the just and the wicked will not go unpunished ted” Reacting to his arraignment and that of Senate President Bukola Saraki at a[Read More…]

‘Forgery’ Trial: 30 Senators Defy Court Order In Solidarity With Saraki And Ekweremadu

Yusuf Haliru, justice of the federal capital territory (FCT) high court, Abuja on adjourned for 10 minutes, the alleged case of forgery against Senate President Bukola Saraki, and Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, owing to the congestion of his courtroom. Haliru, the judge presiding over, met a packed courtroom —[Read More…]

Breaking: Saraki And Ekweremadu Arraigned At Federal High Court Abuja [Photos]

Senate President Bukola Saraki and deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, are currently being arraigned at Room 32 at the Federal High Court Jabi, Abuja. Justice Yusuf Halilu who is the presiding judge, has arrived the court. Journalist and supporters of both politicians are outside the court room as it could[Read More…]

Senate President Saraki, Ike Ekweremadu, To Be Arraigned In Court Over Forgery

Barring last minute intervention, the embattled Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, are scheduled for arraignment before an Abuja High Court sitting at Jabi on Tuesday, on a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy and forgery. The Federal Government, through the office of the Attorney General of[Read More…]