Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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    ‘It’s fake news’ — Austin Akobundu reacts to reports of Ekweremadu’s defection

‘It’s fake news’ — Austin Akobundu reacts to reports of Ekweremadu’s defection

Austin Akobundu, national organising secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described as “fake news”, the reports of the defection of Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, from the opposition party.The deputy senate president is said to be aggrieved by the way the party treated him in the process of choosing the running mate of Atiku Abubakar, its presidential [...]

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    FG charges Ekweremadu with non-declaration of assets

FG charges Ekweremadu with non-declaration of assets

The federal government has filed charges against Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president and Bassey Akpan, senator representing Akwa Ibom north-east district, for alleged failure to declare their assets.The suit against the lawmakers were filed before a federal high court in Abuja by the special presidential investigation panel for the recovery of public property.On Wednesday, Celsus Upong, the prosecution lawyer, had complained [...]

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    Ekweremadu says Atiku is Nigeria’s next president

Ekweremadu says Atiku is Nigeria’s next president

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, says Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election, is Nigeria's incoming president.In a statement on Sunday, Uche Anichukwu, Ekweremadu's special adviser on media, commended the party for the "transparent, free, fair, credible, and peaceful process".He said the process that led to the election was more important as all the [...]

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    Report: Ekweremadu falls ill during EFCC interrogation

Report: Ekweremadu falls ill during EFCC interrogation

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, reportedly fell ill on Wednesday during interrogation by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Ekweremadu arrived the anti-graft agency’s office in Abuja on Tuesday where he was reportedly questioned for over eight hours.The EFCC had invited him to offer explanations on why his name featured prominently in a money laundering case currently being [...]

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    Ohaneze defends Ekweremadu, says ‘Igbo sons are being singled out’

Ohaneze defends Ekweremadu, says ‘Igbo sons are being singled out’

Ohaneze Ndigbo, the pan-Igbo socio-cultural group, has asked the federal government to stop carrying out "unwarranted inquisition" into the life of Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president.Speaking in Enugu on Thursday, Nnia Nwodo, president of the group, said Ohaneze Ndigbo would resist any attempt to discredit Ekweremadu.He said the allegation that Ekweremadu, the highest ranking Igbo politician in the country, embezzled [...]

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    FG seeks temporary forfeiture of Ekweremadu’s ‘hidden assets’

FG seeks temporary forfeiture of Ekweremadu’s ‘hidden assets’

The federal government is seeking a temporary forfeiture of alleged undeclared assets traced to Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president.TheCable had earlier reported that the office of the attorney-general of the federation (AGF) was planning to charge Ekweremadu before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) for “false declaration of assets” — the same charge slammed against Senate President Bukola Saraki.In the [...]

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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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    You can’t force people to stay at home, Ekweremadu tells IPOB, MASSOB

You can’t force people to stay at home, Ekweremadu tells IPOB, MASSOB

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, says the May 30 sit-at-home order declared by some right groups in south-east should be optional.The Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) and the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) had called on citizens of south-east to stay at home on May 30 to observe their anniversary.Ekweremmadu gave the advice on [...]

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