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APC Senators to Ekweremadu: Defect or be booted out of office

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has been told in clear terms that he risks losing his coveted seat unless he defects from his party to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Ekweremadu was elected into that office in 2015 on

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Ekweremadu could be axed next- Ndume

The immediate past leader of the Senate, Ali Ndume, has decried the way he was removed as leader saying it could be anybody next. Relying on a point of order at plenary on Wednesday, Mr. Ndume in a thank you

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Forgery: FG dumps fresh police probe indicting Saraki, deputy

There were indications on Saturday that the Federal Government is  no longer interested in pursuing the case of forgery of the Senate Standing Orders, 2015, allegedly masterminded by Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu. Investigations by SUNDAY

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Ekweremadu says virement is unconstitutional as Senate approves N213.8bn

Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu has described budget virement as unconstitutional and a relic of military government. This is as the Senate approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request but however jerked it up by over N33billion. Ekweremadu said this

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Forgery Suit: How Federal Government plans to prove case against Saraki, Ekweremadu, others

The Federal Government will rely on the testimony of 15 witnesses, among them Senators and National Assembly bureaucrats, at the trial of the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu and other alleged conspirators over the ongoing

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Court adjourns Saraki, Ekweremadu trial

A Federal High Court sitting in Jabi, Abuja on Monday adjourned the trial of Senate president, Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu as well as two others, following the court’s vacation that commenced today. Saraki, Ekweremadu, and two co-accused – a

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Our Major Problem Is Ekweremadu, And Not Saraki- Oyegun

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, says the party is sad that a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is the Deputy Senate President. Reacting to a comment by Senator Dino Melaye that the

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