Tag: Alex Ekwueme

Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 5, 2018

Alex Ekwueme’s goal was to use the power of unity to build better things – Prof Moghalu

A speech by Professor Kingsley Moghalu at the memorial service for former Vice President of Nigeria, Dr. Alex Ekwueme in London, ...

Wilfred OkicheDecember 31, 2017

#YNaija2017Review: Alex Ekwueme, Buchi Emecheta, Maitama Sule, Eric Arubayi… 10 notable deaths of 2017

May their souls rest in peace. Eric Arubayi On February 11, thirty-three-year-old gospel music live act and former Idols West ...

AzeezDecember 6, 2017

FG inaugurates committee for Ekwueme’s state burial

The Federal Government has inaugurated an 11-member committee for the state burial for late former vice-president Alex Ekwueme. What happened: Ekwueme had ...

AzeezNovember 21, 2017

Nigerians are shedding crocodile tears over Ekwueme’s death – Ibori

Former governor of Delta State, James Ibori has said Nigerians are “shedding Crocodile tears” over the death of former Vice ...

Wilfred OkicheNovember 21, 2017

Obituary: Alex Ekwueme: Thinker, Lawyer, Architect, Statesman

On Sunday 12, November 2017, weeks after turning 85, politician and elder statesman, Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, GCON was transferred from ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 20, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Ebuka and his “iconic agbada”, Abayomi Shogunle, Shehu Sani, others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 20, 2017

The Late 5: NBS’ report on Nigeria’s GDP, the death of Alex Ekwueme and, other top stories

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. A former vice president, Alex Ekwueme is dead. He is ...

AzeezNovember 20, 2017

The Big 5: Ekwueme’s death, PDP’s rejection of Anambra poll, and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. Despite pressures to resign, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has refused to ...

AzeezNovember 20, 2017

Ex-Vice President Alex Ekwueme is dead

Former Vice President Alex Ekwueme is dead. A statement from his family said he died at a London clinic on ...

AzeezNovember 13, 2017

SGF visits Ekwueme in London hospital

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha on Monday visited former Vice President, Alex Ekwueme, who is receiving ...

AzeezNovember 12, 2017

‘Ex-VP Ekwueme flown abroad for medical treatment’

Former Vice President Alex Ekwueme has been blown abroad for medical treatment, Punch reports. What happened: Ekwueme has been suffering ...

EzinneNovember 4, 2017

The Thread: “It’s an insult to all Igbos” “There should be limits to propaganda” | TwitterNG is furious with Buhari

President Buhari has mananged to annoy Nigerians again. It would appear his administration is infamous for making political missteps, the ...

AzeezNovember 3, 2017

Buhari orders overseas treatment for ailing ex-VP Ekwueme

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday ordered that former Vice President Alex Ekwueme who has been diagnosed of a chest infection be flown abroad ...

AzeezNovember 2, 2017

Former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme is in stable condition – Family

Former Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme who is said to be receiving treatment in Memfis Hospital for Neurosurgery, Enugu is reportedly ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 2, 2017

Osinbajo, Obasanjo, Gowon, other ex-leaders sing for Nigeria (WATCH)

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo led former Nigerian leaders, Yakubu Gowon, Olusegun Obasanjo and Ernest Shonekan to sing a hymn for ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoFebruary 18, 2015

Blossom Nnodim: The curious case of our elder statesmen and women

by Blossom Nnodim There is no dignity that comes with throwing modesty and wisdom out into the flames in a ...

Isime EseneJanuary 12, 2015

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: Gunmen show interest in APC Chairman’s house | Dr. Tinubu prescribes APC for Nigeria’s headache | Nowadays, Labaran Maku goes about with a live chicken | More stories

As you count down to the February General Elections, we show you what to read and what to skip today. ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 12, 2015

‘He has lost touch with reality’: Igbo governors have begun to attack Ekuweme…

by Azubuike Azikiwe The assertion of Alex Ekwueme that President Jonthan may lose the support of the Ndigbo in the ...

Isime EseneJanuary 10, 2015

‘PDP cannot manage its success’ || Alex Ekwueme is not happy with his party

by Akan Ido Former Vice President, Alex Ekwueme has warned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) not to be over-confident about ...

May 29, 2014

Just In: FG announces amnesty for Boko Haram insurgents

by Akan Ido The Federal Government through the minister of youth development, Boni Haruna announced amnesty for members of the ...

August 8, 2013

Femi Fani-Kayode: The bitter truth about the Igbo

by Femi Fani-Kayode It is the igbo people more than any other that have complained about marginalisation in Nigeria, forgetting ...

June 23, 2013

Atiku Abubakar: The PDP needs to stop the culture of imposition and impunity

by Atiku Abubakar The selective suspension and restoration of party membership, the preoccupation with all sorts of designs for 2015 ...

June 19, 2013

“Nasir el-Rufai lied and showed lack of grasp of issues,” Ex-governor Ikedi Ohakim reviews TAPS

by Ihedi Ohakim “Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents and everyone is writing a book” – Cicero ...

January 9, 2013

Stalemate: PDP fails to produce BoT Chairman, OBJ absent [DETAILS]

by Isi Esene Contrary to some reports, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees chairman failed to emerge yesterday. ...

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