Thursday, November 15, 2018

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    Asset declaration: Court refuses to order Ekweremadu’s arrest

Asset declaration: Court refuses to order Ekweremadu’s arrest

The federal high court in Abuja has declined to issue a bench warrant for the arrest of Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, over his absence at the hearing of his asset declaration case.Binta Nyako, the judge, declined to issue the warrant, noting that Ekweremadu was already challenging the jurisdiction of the court and validity of the charge against him.The special [...]

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    Senate adjourns plenary over African parliamentary conference

Senate adjourns plenary over African parliamentary conference

The senate has adjourned plenary to participate in the 73rd African Parliamentary Union (APU) conference.The adjournment of plenary is to enable senators attend the conference which is being held at the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) secretariat in Abuja.Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, made the announcement on Thursday after he took the prayers.The deputy senate president said President Muhammadu [...]

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    Ekweremadu ‘may be forced to release’ CCTV footage of home invasion

Ekweremadu ‘may be forced to release’ CCTV footage of home invasion

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, has threatened to release CCTV footage of his home invasion after the police described the incident as burglary.Ekweremadu said he will make good on his threat if the police do not withdraw their statement.On Tuesday, the deputy senate president said there was an attempt to assassinate him. One of the gunmen was caught and handed over [...]

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    Four policemen arrested over Ekweremadu home invasion

Four policemen arrested over Ekweremadu home invasion

The police have arrested and detained four of its personnel and one NSCDC personnel on duty when the alleged assassination attempt on Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, took place.Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, said on Wednesday that the officers were being investigated.Moshood said there was no cover-up by the police in the investigation of the crime.“The four policemen and one personnel [...]

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    Ekweremadu home invasion: South-east govs reject ‘hasty’ police report of burglary

Ekweremadu home invasion: South-east govs reject ‘hasty’ police report of burglary

David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, says the police report on the alleged assassination attempt on Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate, was rushed.Gunmen on Tuesday invaded the residence of Ekweremadu while he was at home with his family. Uche Anichukwu, his media aide, described the incident as an assassination attempt.The police said it has started an investigation and found the case to [...]

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    Police: No assassination attempt on Ekweremadu

Police: No assassination attempt on Ekweremadu

The police have commenced an investigation into the alleged assassination attempt on Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president.Ekweremadu, his wife and son, were at home when armed men invaded their Apo residence in Abuja in the early hours of Tuesday.Jimoh Moshood, police spokesman, spoke on the incident while addressing journalists in Abuja.Moshood explained that the incidence was a burglary and not [...]

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    Ekweremadu on home invasion: Nobody is safe in this country

Ekweremadu on home invasion: Nobody is safe in this country

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, says no one is safe in Nigeria.Uche Anichukwu, media aide of Ekweremadu, had earlier disclosed that the Abuja residence of the deputy senate president was invaded by gunmen in the wee hours of Tuesday.Speaking after the incident, Ekweremadu said the response of the police to the incident was poor.The lawmaker said the security of the [...]

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    One arrested as ‘gunmen’ invade Ekweremadu’s residence

One arrested as ‘gunmen’ invade Ekweremadu’s residence

Gunmen invaded the home of Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, in the early hours of Tuesday while he was at home with his family.Uche Anichukwu, media aide to Ekweremadu, described the incident as an assassination attempt.In a statement, Anichukwu said armed men "discreetly" bypassed the security in the home of the deputy senate president located at Apo, Abuja.Anichukwu said the [...]

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    ‘You better stay where you are’ — Shehu Sani asks Ekweremadu not to leave PDP

‘You better stay where you are’ — Shehu Sani asks Ekweremadu not to leave PDP

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, has advised Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, not to leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).He gave the advice via his Twitter handle."Bro Ike, stay where you are jeje. I just dey comot, if you no hear, you go see," he tweeted.https://twitter.com/ShehuSani/status/1055481913522163713Rumours have been rife that Ekweremadu may defect from the PDP over the way [...]

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    Despite ‘feeling used and dumped’, Ekweremadu not leaving PDP

Despite ‘feeling used and dumped’, Ekweremadu not leaving PDP

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, says he has no plans of leaving the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).There has been speculation that he may defect from the PDP because he is aggrieved with the way he has been treated by the party.But in a statement posted on Facebook, he said: "In the past 24 hours, I have been inundated with calls [...]

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    Ekweremadu as vice-president ‘will help’ Atiku achieve restructuring

Ekweremadu as vice-president ‘will help’ Atiku achieve restructuring

Majeed Dahiru, a public analyst, says Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, will help Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential flag bearer, achieve restructuring if elected.Dahiru said this on Friday while speaking on Political Platform, a RayPower radio programme, in Abuja.The analyst said Ekweremadu has a wealth of experience, owing to the positions he has held in the past."In the [...]

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    2019: Buhari, Atiku to speak at restructuring  summit

2019: Buhari, Atiku to speak at restructuring summit

President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar are expected to speak on restructuring at the "Handshake across Niger" summit ahead of 2019 general election. Buhari is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) while Abubakar is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 presidential election.Also expected to speak at the summit scheduled to take place [...]

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    Ekweremadu: I have no assets declaration case to answer

Ekweremadu: I have no assets declaration case to answer

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, says he does not have any case of assets declaration to answer.The deputy senate president said this in response to a suit filed against him  by the special presidential investigation panel for the recovery of public property (SPIP).John Tsoho, the judge handling the case, ordered that Ekweremadu be served through the clerk of the national assembly and fixed [...]

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    Ekweremadu: Nigerians looking up to PDP to rescue them

Ekweremadu: Nigerians looking up to PDP to rescue them

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, says Nigerians are looking up to a "rebranded" Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to rescue them after a "harrowing experience" in the last three years.Uche Anichukwu, media aide to deputy senate president, quoted Ekweremadu as saying this to the opposition party members ahead of the ward congress.The senator charged PDP to use the exercise to showcase to [...]

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    Ekweremadu: I donated N5m to APC after Ngige asked for help in 2014

Ekweremadu: I donated N5m to APC after Ngige asked for help in 2014

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, says he gave the All Progressives Congress (APC) N5 million to help it gain grounds in 2014.Addressing his constituents in Enugu on Sunday, Ekweremadu said he extended the gesture because Chris Ngige, minister of labour and productivity, asked him for the “help”.Various political parties came together to form the APC merger in the bid to [...]

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    My comment was taken out of context, says Ekweremadu on being senator for life

My comment was taken out of context, says Ekweremadu on being senator for life

Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, says his comment on staying at the senate for a long period if he wanted to, was taken out of context.On Thursday, Ekweremadu while speaking at an event organised by the Not Too Young To Run movement, said he is "in total" touch with his people and could remain in the senate forever, if he [...]

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