Tag: Ike Ekweremadu

Nigeria Will Not Remain Same Should Ekweremadu Be Killed – Says Ohaneze Ndigbo

Ohanaeze Ndigbo has called on the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase to ensure a thorough investigation into the alleged attack on the Deputy Senate President, Dr. Ike Ekweremadu. In a press statement issued in Umuahia Wednesday, the Council raised the alarm that “the highest Igbo political office holder[Read More…]

Fresh Crisis In Senate As APC Senators Tinubu, Adeyeye, Vow To Stop Ekweremadu From Presiding

Some All Progressives Congress (APC) senators had Wednesday staged a walkout from the chamber in protest of the ascension of Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, to the platform to preside over the plenary in the absence of Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Saraki had gone to the Presidential Villa to attend[Read More…]

APC Senators Upset Deputy Senate President, Ekweremadu Presided Over Plenary, Staged A Walkout

Senators Ahmed Lawan and George Akume, who were favoured by the All Progressives Congress to emerge as Senate President and Deputy Senate President respectively at the May 9 inauguration of the Senate walked out of plenary in protest on Wednesday. The senators, who walked out in company with some of[Read More…]

Details Emerged How Senate Rule Book Was Altered — Investigation

Details emerged on Sunday that the decision of the leadership of the National Assembly to effect changes in the Senate Standing Orders 2015 (as amended) was in conformity with precedence and the tradition of the Assembly to regulate its own procedure as guaranteed by the 1999 Constitution. Tribune Newspaper is reporting[Read More…]

Police Confirms Senate “Standing Order” Used To Elect Saraki And Ekweremadu Was Forged

The Nigeria Police have concluded their probe into the forgery of the Senate Standing Order and given a copy of the report to President Muhammadu Buhari, SUNDAY PUNCH reports. The President received a copy of the report last week, a highly reliable source in the presidency told one of our correspondents[Read More…]

Ike Ekweremadu’s Removal Will Worsen N’Assembly Crisis, Says Shehu Sani

The senator representing Kaduna-Central senatorial district, Shehu Sani, has said that the impeachment of the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, will deepen the crisis rocking the National Assembly and impede the operations of the executive arm of government. Sani, who was elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress,[Read More…]

Ohaneze Ndigbo Blames Bola Tinubu, Say He’s Behind Plot To Remove Ekweremadu

The youth wing of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Ohanaeze Youth Council, has said that the All Progressives Congress, APC, National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, is behind the plot to remove Ike Ekweremadu as the deputy senate president. In a statement issued in Umuahia, the OYC National President, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, asked Tinubu[Read More…]

SGF: New Deal For South-East Over Ik Ekweremadu (Report)

If South-East leaders and elders can convince the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu to resign voluntarily, the geopolitical zone will get the position of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Saturday Tribune has learnt. This is said to be the new deal being proposed by the All[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…]