Tag: Ike Ekweremadu

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AzeezApril 12, 2017

Extend whistleblower policy to arms proliferation, Ekweremadu tells FG

by Azeez Adeniyi Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has urged the Federal Government to extend its whistleblower to the fight ...

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AzeezMarch 16, 2017

Why I didn’t appear in uniform | Customs CG tells Senate

by Azeez Adeniyi The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs, Hameed Ali on Thursday appeared before the Senate in mufti despite an ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 9, 2017

Just In: Appear before us next Wednesday in Customs uniform, Senate summons Comptroller-General

by Dolapo Adelana The Senate has ordered the Comptroller-general of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali to appear before it ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 8, 2017

Xenophobia: Senate cancels trip to South Africa

by Dolapo Adelana The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday cancelled its planned trip to South Africa to discuss with the country’s ...

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AzeezMarch 5, 2017

Ekweremadu advocates review of minimum wage to N50,000

by Azeez Adeniyi Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has advocated an upward review of minimum wage from N18,000 to ...

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AzeezFebruary 20, 2017

Closure of PDP meeting venue bad news for democracy – Ekweremadu

by Azeez Adeniyi Deputy President of the Senate, Mr Ike Ekweremadu, has said the barricading of the PDP meeting venue ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 17, 2017

Hold on, how come no member of the opposition has been to London to see the President?

Scratch that, the more interesting question is “How come no opposition member has been to London to The Bu? If ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 21, 2017

PDP Governors’ Forum: Fayose is perfect for the job – Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu has said Ekiti Governor is the right man for the job of chairman of the ...

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ToluJanuary 19, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: The PDP has just lost another Senator in the House but is still in denial of a crisis

Senator Nelson Effing, representing Akwa Ibom South in the upper Chamber, has announced his defection from the PDP to the ...

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AzeezJanuary 18, 2017

I am not leaving PDP – Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has refuted reports that he is leaving the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 12, 2017

Any attempt to remove Ekweremadu as Deputy Senate President is a call for anarchy – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has described a statement credited to Senator Kabiru Marafa which he made on the floor of ...

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AzeezJanuary 12, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories that you should monitor today. Defect or lose your position, APC Senate Caucus tells Ekweremadu The All Progressives Congress ...

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AzeezJanuary 12, 2017

Defect or lose your position, APC Senate caucus tells Ekweremadu

The All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus in the Senate has asked Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu to defect in order ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 23, 2016

Nigeria’s economy will not work, unless we restructure – Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu says for Nigeria’s economy to work, the unified system of government has to go. Ekweremadu ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 10, 2016

Senate withdraws grazing bill

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday put to bed debate on the controversial bills for the establishment of Grazing Areas Management Agency ...

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AzeezNovember 9, 2016

BREAKING: Buhari in meeting with Saraki, Ekweremadu, others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday held a meeting with the leadership of the Senate, Premium Times reports. According to the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 10, 2016

The YNaija Tracklist: #Debate: Clinton going to jail once Trump becomes president | FG’s withdrawal of forgery case not worth celebrating – PDP | Rivers CP to be sanctioned for ‘aiding’ Governor Wike

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. #Debate: Hillary Clinton is going to jail once Trump becomes president – ...

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AzeezOctober 10, 2016

FG’s withdrawal of forgery case not worth celebrating – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the sudden withdrawal of the forgery case against Senate President, Bukola Saraki and ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 8, 2016

Tinubu commends withdrawal of forgery case against Saraki, Ekweremadu

National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday commended the withdrawal of the forgery case against Senate President, ...

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AzeezOctober 7, 2016

Forgery case withdrawal: Saraki, Ekweremadu celebrate (PHOTOS)

The Federal Government on Friday withdrew the forgery case against Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu. The ...

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AzeezOctober 7, 2016

Saraki wants FG to dismiss other “politically-motivated” cases against him

Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu have commended the Federal Government for withdrawing the forgery case against ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 7, 2016

This is why Saraki, Ekweremadu’s forgery case was withdrawn

The Federal Government on Friday dismissed the forgery case against Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 7, 2016

FG drops forgery charges against Saraki, Ekweremadu

The Federal Government has withdrawn the forgery charges it levelled against President of the Senate and his deputy, Bukola Saraki ...

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AzeezSeptember 30, 2016

Independence: We must go back to true federalism – Ekweremadu

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu has said Nigeria needs to go back to the path of true ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 28, 2016

Just In: How Attorney General stalled Saraki’s forgery trial

The trial of Senate President, Bukola Saraki, his deputy Ike Ekweremadu, and two others was on Wednesday stalled by the ...

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Ada IgboanugoSeptember 25, 2016

“You’re highly respected by world leaders, including myself” | See the top 10 quotes from last week

It was all praises for President Muhammadu Buhari this past week, from U.S. President Obama Obama to United Nation Secretary-General, ...

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Isime EseneJuly 21, 2016

Opinion: Abdulmumin Jibrin’s bad, childish, inappropriate behaviour

by Jumai Abubakar The Nigerian political scene has presented Nigerians with one form of drama or the other since May ...

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AzeezJuly 20, 2016

‘Nigeria must embrace restructuring’ – Ekweremadu

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, said on Tuesday that Nigeria’s restructuring is the surest solutions to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 14, 2016

This is when PDP national convention will hold

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has fixed August 17 as the date for its national convention in the city of ...

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Dele BenjaminJune 27, 2016

Just In: Saraki, Ekweremadu granted bail

Senate President Bukola Saraki, his deputy Ike Ekweremadu, former Clerk of the National Assembly, Salisu Abubakar Maikasuwa and his deputy, ...

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