Posts Tagged ‘Deputy Senate President’

Breaking| PDP Congratulates NASS New Leadership

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 11, 2019
Charges Lawmakers to Guard Legislative Independence and Rule of Law The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) congratulates the 9th National Assembly for its successful inauguration. The party acknowledges the newly elected Senate President, Deputy Senate President; as well as the newly elected Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the House of […]

BREAKING| Omo-Agege wins deputy Senate presidency election

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 11, 2019
Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, the All Progressives Congress preferred candidate, has been elected as the deputy president of the Nigerian Senate. Omo Agege defeated the former deputy Senate president Ike Ekweremadu of the People’s Democratic party with 68 votes. Ekweremadu polled 39 votes. Ekweremadu was nominated by Chukwuka Utazi, a member of the PDP, representing Enugu […]

EFCC, Ekweremadu was neither interrogated on Wednesday nor were any fresh “facts” presented

by Breaking Timeson August 4, 2018
My attention has been drawn to false reports in some national dailies that the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, developed High Blood Pressure in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC) upon alleged presentation to him of a fresh set of purported “hidden properties” supposedly acquired by him. There […]

Rising Killings: Ekweremadu to Sponsor Bill on State Police

by Breaking Timeson July 2, 2018
BATON ROUGE, LA- In response to the rising insecurity and killings in Nigeria, the Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, is set to sponsor a bill to decentralise nation’s policing system. Ekweremadu slammed the current system as “dysfunctional and unsuitable for a federal system”. He gave the indication during an interactive session […]

‘Whistle blower’ arraigned for false information on Ekweremadu’s House

by Breaking Timeson May 30, 2017
The Nigerian Police Force has arraigned one person for allegedly providing false information to the police in connection with the raid on the house of the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu. Mr Ahmed Echoda was arraigned on Tuesday allegedly providing false information to the police, leading to the raid of Senator Ike Ekweremadu’s house. […]

We will arrest you, if you have participated in Looting – EFCC to Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu

by Breaking Timeson May 5, 2017
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has denied the allegation by the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Wednesday that there were plots by the Commission to set him up by planting monies and guns in his Enugu residence. Ekweremadu said that he was tipped off about the purported plot by an “EFCC covert investigative journalist” […]