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Court turns down panel’s request for Ekweremadu’s arrest
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Court turns down panel’s request for Ekweremadu’s arrest

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu<br /> The Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday turned down a request by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Assets for the arrest of the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. The Okoi Obono-Obla-led committee had through its counsel, Mr. Celsius Ukpong, applied […]

Ekweremadu victim of burglary attempt, police say
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Ekweremadu victim of burglary attempt, police say

[FILE PHOTO] Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu Nigerian police Tuesday night said the country’s deputy senate president was a victim of a burglary attempt and not assassination as he claimed. “Preliminary investigation carried out so far did not reveal assassination attempt on the life of the Dep Senate President, Sen. […]

Police response to security issue worrisome, says Ekweremadu
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Police response to security issue worrisome, says Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu Nigeria’s Deputy Senate president Ike Ekweremadu on Tuesday said the level of security in the country does not guarantee the safety of its citizens. Ekweremadu, his wife Nwanneka and son had earlier survived an assassination attempt at his residence in the country’s capital, Abuja. “The […]

Ekweremadu refutes rumoured defection from PDP
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Ekweremadu refutes rumoured defection from PDP

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu Nigeria’s deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu has refuted claims that he was planning to leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) “In the past 24 hours, I have been inundated with calls from friends and political associates seeking clarification on the rumours of my departure from […]

Criminal charges: Court permits FG to serve Ekweremadu through NASS
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Criminal charges: Court permits FG to serve Ekweremadu through NASS

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu The Federal High Court Abuja has granted the Federal Government permission to serve criminal charges on Deputy Senate President Ike EKweremadu through the Clerk of the National Assembly. Justice Binta Nyako gave the order on Wednesday following a complaint from the government’s counsel, Mr […]

Enugu APC seeks sanctions against Ekweremadu
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Enugu APC seeks sanctions against Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to sanction Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, saying he contributed in ousting the Goodluck Jonathan government in 2015. It alleged that Ekweremau, who aided in plotting Jonathan’s removal from office, has been colluding […]

Southwest PDP cautions against arrest of Saraki, Ekweremadu
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Southwest PDP cautions against arrest of Saraki, Ekweremadu

Party to challenge Bauchi south election result in court The Southwest chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government against intimidating its leaders, saying any attempt to arrest Senate President Bukola Saraki, will plunge the country into crisis. Its Chairman, Eddy Olafeso, […]

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Arresting Saraki, Ekweremadu is invitation to anarchy – PDP

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has warned the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government to desist from intimidating its leaders, saying further attempt to arrest the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, will plunge the nation into crisis. The South West Chairman, Dr. Eddy Olafeso, in a statement made available to journalists […]

PDP alleges fresh plot to arrest Bukola Saraki, Ike Ekweremadu
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PDP alleges fresh plot to arrest Bukola Saraki, Ike Ekweremadu

Senate President Bukola Saraki and Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu •Cautions Oshiomhole on move to unseat presiding officers •Lawmakers pass vote of confidence in senate president, deputy The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday alleged that there is a fresh plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and “the cabal in […]

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NASS invasion: FG planning to twist facts to indict us, says Saraki

Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, have raised the alarm that the federal government has commenced the execution of a plot to implicate them and their colleagues in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for last Tuesday’s invasion and blockade of the premises of the National Assembly […]

DSS operatives lay siege to National Assembly
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DSS operatives lay siege to National Assembly

Boma Goodhead (left) and operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) at the National Assembly main entrance in Abuja …yesterday. PHOTO: PHILIP OJISUA Presidency sacks DG Lawal Daura over ‘unlawful invasion’ Masked operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) yesterday barricaded the gates to the National Assembly complex, […]

Group cautions against ethnic sentiments in Ekweremadu’s ordeal
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Group cautions against ethnic sentiments in Ekweremadu’s ordeal

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu A group, the Anti-Corruption and Research Based Data Initiative (ARDI) has cautioned against implying tribal sentiments in the trial of Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu. This was contained in a statement in Enugu by its Executive Secretary, Dennis Aghanya. He said: “Our position is that […]

PDP accuses FG, APC of plot to overthrow Saraki through court order
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PDP accuses FG, APC of plot to overthrow Saraki through court order

Senate President Bukola Saraki. REUTERS/Paul Carsten The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Federal Government of shopping for what it called a fraudulent interim court order to declare vacant, the seat of the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, following his defection from […]

Deputy Senate President Ekweremadu falls ill during interrogation by EFCC
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Deputy Senate President Ekweremadu falls ill during interrogation by EFCC

Ekweremadu Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu fell ill on Tuesday during interrogation by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He was being grilled over his numerous assets in Nigeria, United Kingdom (UK), United States (U.S.) and United Arab Emirates (UAE). Ekweremadu, who was asked to account for […]