Tag Archives: Ike Ekweremadu

Ike Ekweremadu, Ahmed Lawan Disagree Over Number Of PDP, APC Senators

The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, on Thursday disagreed with the Majority Leader, Sen. Ahmed Lawan, over the composition of the membership of the upper legislative chamber. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the disagreement played out on the floor of the Senate during plenary presided over by Ekweremadu. Raising…

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Senate Orders IG Of Police To Recover Mace Within 24 Hours

The Nigerian Senate has ordered the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to recover the stolen mace within 24 hours, The Cable reports. Ovie Omo-Agege, representing Delta Central District, had stormed the senate with hoodlums, carting away the mace. Omo-Agege, along with the hoodlums, reportedly made away with the mace in 3 vehicles waiting for them. The senate had…

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FG Goes After Hidden Assets Allegedly Belonging To Ekweremadu

The Nigerian government has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to freeze hidden assets that it says have been traced to the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. This was made via an ex-parte motion filed by legal practitioner, Festus Keyamo on behalf of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property.…

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Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu To Be Charged To Court Over Hidden Assets

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, will be charged by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) by the office of the attorney-general of the federation (AGF), The Cable reports. The trial will address his false declaration of assets concerning assets in United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States of America. He reportedly failed to declare the assets to the Code of…

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N70 Million Belonging To Northern Farmer’s Forum Claimed To Swallowed By Monkeys – Shehu Sani

Kaduna Senator Shehu Sani has revealed the circumstances leading to the removal of the Chairman of the Northern Senators’ Forum, Abdullahi Adamu. Sani explained that N70 Million which belonged to the group was claimed to have been carted away by monkeys in a farm house. The letter announcing Adamu’s removal was read by presiding officer, Ike Ekweremadu during a plenary session…

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Nigerian Governors Meet On Constitution Amendment

Members of the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, met on Wednesday night at the old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja to the review the ongoing efforts aimed at amending the country’s Constitution. The meeting which was chaired by the forum’s chairman, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, discussed the presentation made to governors by the chairman of the…

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Senate reportedly at War over Delayed Allowance

  The 8th Nigerian Senate is reportedly at war over unpaid allowances due to the Senators. According to Sun, members of the senate have declared war on both the Senate President Bukola Saraki and his vice, Ike Ekweremadu, over the continuous delay in the payment of their allowances. Some senators who reportedly spoke to Sun said they were paid just…

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Saraki, Ekweremadu on Forgery Suit Dismissal, Hope Same Treatment Will Be Extended to Other Politically-Motivated Cases

Today the Federal Government withdraw the forgery suit instituted against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, reiterating its belief that the case was politically-motivated as the executive cannot determine for it the genuineness or otherwise of the Senate Standing Rules. Reacting to this development, the Senate stated that the forgery case…

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APC Governors Meet With Buhari, Ask His Permission To Seek The Removal Of Ekweremadu As Deputy Senate President

  In a meeting held at the State House, Abuja yesterday, the Progressive Governors’ Forum reportedly asked President Muhammadu Buhari for his permission to intervene in the crisis in the National Assembly their own way. The governors led by Rochas Okorocha resolved to remove Ike Ekweremadu as Deputy Senate President. A source told Punch, The governors…

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