Tag: Ike Ekweremadu

Plateau Killings: Ekweremadu calls for right measures to tackle insecurity

inno.korie- June 25, 2018

The Deputy President of the Senate, Mr Ike Ekweremadu, has raised the alarm over the escalating killings and insecurity in the country while also calling ... Read More

Atiku urges APC to concede defeat like Jonathan if it loses

admin- June 19, 2018

Atiku and Fayose By Ariwodola Idowu Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State to accept defeat in good ... Read More

Senate Postpones MTEF Passage, Awaits Outcome Of OPEC Meeting

Abdul Jimoh- November 30, 2017

The Senate on Thursday postponed till Dec. 5, the passage of Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF), which covers 2018 to 2020. The postponement followed a ... Read More

Eid el-Fitr: Ekweremadu Urges Muslims To Sustain Virtues Of Fasting

Henry Solomon- June 24, 2017

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has called on the Muslim Ummah to sustain the virtues of endurance, discipline, and love imbibed ... Read More

Ekweremadu Calls For Total Removal Of Age Restriction For Political Offices

Henry Solomon- May 25, 2017

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has called for the total removal of age as a criterion for holding political offices in ... Read More

Ekweremadu Hails FG On Buying Into His Illicit Arms Whistle-Blower Policy Suggestion

Henry Solomon- April 26, 2017

The Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has commended the Federal Government, and some states for giving serious consideration to his suggestion for the extension ... Read More

Customs Boss To Appear Before Senate Over Vehicle Duties

inno.korie- March 8, 2017

The Senate has ordered  the Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd), to appear before its Committee on Customs and Excise to explain ... Read More

Ekweremadu Joins NLC in Push For New National Minimum Wage

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 5, 2017

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, has called on the federal government to increase the national minimum wage from N18,000 to N50,000. He made the suggestion ... Read More

Ekweremadu Talks On How To Fight Corruption, Calls for N50,000 Minimum Wage

Henry Solomon- March 4, 2017

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu , has called for the urgent decentralisation of the war against corruption if it must be ... Read More

National Assembly Says “Enough is Enough” To Xenophobic Attacks

Henry Solomon- February 28, 2017

In the wake of renewed attacks on Nigerian businesses and citizens in South Africa, the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has called ... Read More

ECOWAS Parliament Salutes Ekweremadu on Enhancement of its powers

Abdul Jimoh- February 28, 2017

Ike Ekweremadu On ECOWAS Parliament Powers   Uche Anichukwu, Abuja; The Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS Parliament, has lauded the ... Read More

Recession: Ekweremadu Tasks Chambers of Commerce to Proffer Solutions

Abdul Jimoh- February 23, 2017

Deputy Senate, Ike Ekweremadu On Recession Solutions Uche Anichukwu, Enugu; The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has tasked the Chambers of Commerce, Industry, ... Read More

FCDA Did Not Pay Us Any Money as Rent, Says NASS Leadership

Abdul Jimoh- January 31, 2017

NASS Leadership Denies FCDA Rent Payment The leadership of the National Assembly yesterday dismissed as outright falsehood a claim in a report credited to a ... Read More

Gambia: Ekweremadu Warns Against Military Action

inno.korie- January 3, 2017

The Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate and former Speaker of the Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS Parliament, Senator Ike ... Read More

Senate Bill Seeks To Move Presidential Inauguration To NASS

Henry Solomon- November 22, 2016

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu is the sponsor of the bill. The first reading of the Bill for an Act to provide ... Read More

Ekweremadu Blames Nigeria’s Economic Crisis On Federal Structure

Henry Solomon- November 18, 2016

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has blamed Nigeria’s economic woes on wrong federal structure, which he said had predisposed the country to ... Read More

Senate Confirms Two Supreme Court Justices

admin- October 19, 2016

The Senate confirmed Two Supreme Court Justices The Senate on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 confirmed the nomination of two Supreme Court Justices for appointment as ... Read More

Armsgate: Metuh’s Surety Withdraws, Picks Ekweremadu

admin- October 18, 2016

Olisa Metuh The embattled National spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh, on Monday, October 17, 2016, prayed Justice Okon Abang of the ... Read More

Ekweremadu: ‘Victory For Democracy’ As FG Withdraws Forgery Charges

Henry Solomon- October 7, 2016

Federal Government Withdrew Forgery charges against Senate President Bukola Saraki and Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu The Federal Government on Friday, withdrew the forgery charges ... Read More

#Rio2016 #Paralympics: Ekweremadu Hails Nigerian Contingent, Says Ability Is In The Mind

Henry Solomon- September 18, 2016

  The Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has described the Nigerian contingent to the Rio Paralympics in Brazil as true heroes, who gave their ... Read More