Friday, September 20, 2019

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    TRENDING: Omo-Agege kneels before Buhari

TRENDING: Omo-Agege kneels before Buhari

Ovie Omo-Agege, senator representing Delta central, on Tuesday, knelt down to greet President Muhammadu Buhari after his emergence as deputy senate president.Omo-Agege had secured 68 votes during the senate election to defeat Ike Ekweremadu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and immediate past occupier of the position, who had 37 votes.While paying a courtesy visit to the presidential villa, alongside Ahmad [...]

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    APC endorses Omo-Agege for deputy senate president

APC endorses Omo-Agege for deputy senate president

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has favoured Ovie Omo-Agege, senator representing Delta central, for the position of deputy senate president.The party has also endorsed Idris Wase, lawmaker from Plateau state, as deputy speaker of the house of representatives.In a statement on Monday, Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC spokesman, said Omo-Agege and Wase were adopted for the positions "after wide consultations.""You would recall [...]

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    Orji Kalu: I have endorsed Lawan but I want to be his deputy

Orji Kalu: I have endorsed Lawan but I want to be his deputy

Orji Uzor Kalu,  former governor of Abia state, has vowed not to back down on his plan to contest the deputy senate president seat in the 9th assembly.Kalu had won his senatorial bid to represent Abia-north after he polled 31,203 votes to defeat Mao Ohuabunwa of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and an incumbent senator who scored 20,801 votes.In March, he had [...]

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    Ekweremadu: Omo-Agege’s thugs attempted to kidnap two senators

Ekweremadu: Omo-Agege’s thugs attempted to kidnap two senators

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, says two senators were almost kidnapped in the “commotion” that arose from theft of the mace, the senate’s symbol of authority.Ovie Omo-Agege had on Wednesday, gained entrance into the upper legislative chamber, accompanied by some unidentified persons who carted away the mace.Speaking at a reconvened session that was made possible with a “spare mace,” Ekweremadu [...]

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    Ekweremadu appointed professor of American university, says aide

Ekweremadu appointed professor of American university, says aide

The Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (USA), has appointed Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, as a full visiting professor and senior mentoring scholar of e-governance and strategic government studies, according to his media aide.In a letter addressed to the lawmaker, the university said Ekweremadu is expected to mentor doctoral students, junior lecturers, as well as take a lead in advising the [...]

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