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Ekweremadu: I’m planning PDP’s victory in South-East with Obi, governors


The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has expressed his commitment to the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, in the forthcoming general elections. Towards this end, Ekweremadu, on Monday, said he had held separate meetings with the vice-presidential candidate of the party, …

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‘Ekweremadu not avoiding Atiku’s campaign’


The Ikeoha Support Group, a network of political activists supporting the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Sunday faulted reports that the senator was staying away from the campaigns of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. It also said there was no division in the …

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Ekweremadu, South-East govs not working for Buhari, says PDP


The Peoples Democratic Party has denied  the statement  attributed  to  the Buhari Media Organisation that the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and South-East  governors  were working for President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection. A statement by the party after its meeting with party leaders in the zone accused the  All Progressives Congress  …

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Ekweremadu to INEC: Ban on smartphones unconstitutional


The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has flayed the Independent National Electoral Commission’s decision to ban the use of smartphones inside polling cubicles, describing the move as unconstitutional and unacceptable. Senator Ekweremadu made his position known on Wednesday during a condolence visit to the Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, at …

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Ekweremadu: APC using EFCC, ICPC against opposition – PDP


The Peoples Democratic Party has said the open directive by the All Progressives Congress to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission to quickly conclude the investigation and prosecution of key opposition leaders before the 2019 elections, has further confirmed that …

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2019: APC tells Saraki, PDP to reconvene National Assembly


The All Progressives Congress has demanded the immediate reconvening of the National Assembly to consider the 2019 Election Budget of  the Independent National Electoral Commission. The APC also said contrary to claims by the Peoples Democratic Party, the Electoral Amendment Bill passed by the National Assembly was alive and awaiting …

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PDP alleges fresh plot to arrest, detain Saraki, Ekweremadu


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday claimed that it has uncovered a plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and “the cabal” in the Presidency to use compromised security agencies and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to invite, arrest and detain Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and Deputy …

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NASS invasion: FG plans to implicate us – Saraki, Ekweremadu


The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu,  have raised the alarm over an alleged plot by the Federal Government to implicate them and their colleagues in the Peoples Democratic Party. They said the latest plot was to twist the facts of the invasion of …

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Only two-thirds can impeach me – Saraki

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Senate President Bukola Saraki said senators seeking leadership change in the Senate must garner two-thirds majority (73 senators) to succeed. He vowed to resist any ‘illegal’ move to remove him until the required number of senators declared lack of his leadership. Addressing a press conference in Abuja yesterday, Saraki said …

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N9tn NNPC contract scam: Buhari must explain role – PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday in Abuja asked President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress to explain to Nigerians what they know about the N9tn ($25bn) contract scam which it said was allegedly perpetrated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation under their watch. The National Publicity Secretary of …

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