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FG planning to imprison us, say Saraki, Ekweremadu

FG planning to imprison us, say Saraki, Ekweremadu

Senate President Bukola Saraki and Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, have raised the alarm over the alleged plan of the federal government to incarcerate them. In a statement on Friday, Yusuph Olaniyonu and Uche Anichukwu, their media aides, the legislators said this is part of the plot to remove them from office. The All Progressives Congress

You can’t remove Saraki, Ekweremadu – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday said the All Progressives Congress (APC) lacked the legislative number and constitutional facilities to remove Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu. In a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan in Abuja, the party advised the Presidency and the APC to “accept the

Security siege, plot to impeach me, Saraki – Ekweremadu

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Friday revealed that the security siege on his home and that of Senate President Bukola Saraki on Tuesday, was actually plotted to impeach him and Saraki in their absence. He disclosed that plans had been hatched to impeach him and the senate president by “a tiny number” of

Buhari, APC using Judiciary to create legislative disorder -Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Tuesday accused President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressive Congress(APC) of using the Judiciary to create disorder in the legislative is dangerous and invidious scheme that can lead Nigeria down. Ekweremadu, who was accused of being involved in the forgery of Senate Standing rules order 2015 had on Monday

Continued detention of Metuh, unhealthy for democracy – Ekweremadu

Chief Ike Ekweremadu, the Deputy Senate President, has described the continued detention of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) spokesman, Chief Olisa Metuh, as `unhealthy’ for the country’s democracy. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Uche Anichukwu, the Special Adviser (Media) to the Deputy Senate President on Friday in Abuja. Ekweremadu decried what

APC denies plan to kill Ekweremadu

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday said it had no hand in an alleged assassination attempt on the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. This is contained in a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja by Mr Timi Frank the Acting National Publicity Secretary of APC. The statement described the People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) allegation

​APC​ ​P​l​anning​ to kill Ekweremadu, Akpabio, Secondus, others — PDP

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), has accused the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) of trying to assassinate the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. Mr. Ekweremadu’s media aide, Uche Anichukwu, had on Tuesday alleged that suspected assassins trailed his boss on his way to the office at about 10:00am between Apo Flyover and Dantata Construction

Ekweremadu Escapes Suspected Assassination Attempt

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has escaped a suspected assassination attempt. In a press statement by the spokesman of the Deputy Senate President, Mr Uche Anichukwu, the attempt occurred at about 10:00am local time on Tuesday between Apo Flyover and Dantata Construction Company’s yard, close to the Old Central Bank of Nigeria

Ekweremadu may preside over Amaechi’s ministerial screening

There are indications that Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu (PDP) may preside over the Senate plenary Wednesday in the absence of Senate President Bukola Saraki. The Senate which had listed the Rotimi Amaechi, the ministerial nominee from Rivers State alongside Khadijah Abba-Ibrahim (Yobe); Claudius Omoleye Daramola (Ondo); Anthony Anwuka Gozie (Imo); Brig-Gen. Mansur Dan Ali,

APC candidate loses bid to unseat Ekweremadu

The National Assembly and State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Enugu, Friday, dismissed a petition by the All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial candidate for Enugu West, Chief Philip Eze. Eze challenged the victory of Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu. Delivering judgment on the matter, Chairman of the tribunal, Justice Michael Edem ruled

81 Senators express confidence in Saraki, Ekweremadu, warn security agencies against harassment

Senators made up of 35 elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and 46 elected on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday passed a vote of confidence on the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy Ike Ekweremadu as well as the entire leadership of the Senate. Senator Samuel

Lawan’s group displaying intellectual, political dishonesty over Saraki – Melaye

Senator representing Kogi West district, Dino Melaye on Saturday described the decision of the Senator Ahmed Lawan’s group to go to court on Senate President Bukola Saraki as a display of intellectual and political dishonesty. Recall that some Senators are seeking the removal of Saraki and Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu through the Federal High

PDP govs warn IGP over Ekweremadu, want INEC chair to resign immediately

The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) governors on Tuesday warned the Inspector- General of Police, IGP Solomon Arase to stop politics over the arrest and investigation of the Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu on alleged alteration of the Senate Rules. They also called on the Acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), Hajia Amina