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16 Jun 2019
Former Deputy President of the Senate, Chief Ike Ekweremadu, has congratulated minority principal officers of the 9th Senate on their emergence.
16 Jun 2019
The grace of being Deputy Senate President for twelve years has placed Ike Ekweremadu in the league of prominent and experienced politicians in the country. The senator who presently ranks as one of the longest serving senators was elected in 2003 to represent Enugu West senatorial zone of Enugu State. If providence allows him, he…
9 Jun 2019
Former Enugu State Governor, Chimaroke Nnamani, has expressed loyalty to the Governor of the state, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi. Nnamani, who is a Senator-elect, made this known in a statement on Sunday. The senator-elect said he remained grateful to Ugwuanyi for supporting him through his journey to the Senate. He said: “I am grateful to my governor…
5 Jun 2019
Nigeria deputy Senate president Ike Ekweremadu Wednesday expressed hopes that President Muhammadu Buhari will approve the establishment of state and local government police in the country. Buhari received a report on the reform of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) Monday, June 3 by National Human Rights Commission Committee on SARS. "I...hope that the eventual Government…
28 May 2019
The National and State Assembly Elections Tribunal sitting in Enugu may sit on Sundays as 726 witnesses have been listed to appear before it.
25 May 2019
Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu says Nigeria needs peace to develop as a people. Ekweremadu stated this in Gombe on Saturday while inaugurating a 37km road in Deba, Yamaltu-Deba Local Government Area of the state. He said that the state witnessed developmental strides because of the peace that prevailed in the area. Ikweremadu added that…
22 May 2019
The big names in the politics of Enugu State are gearing for a major political showdown. And the big names in the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), incumbent Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Chief Jim Nwobodo, and Dr. Okwy Nwodo....
19 May 2019
Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu raised Enugu’s political ante last weekend, when he declared he would not re-contest the Senate seat for Enugu West Senatorial zone in 2023.
17 May 2019
June 12, the date in the nation’s history when the acclaimed freest and fairest election was conducted in 1993, is now the...
17 May 2019
Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) have thrown their weight behind the implementation of financial autonomy...
13 May 2019
I won’t contest senate seat again, says Ekweremadu Former governor of old Anambra State, Chief Jim Nwobodo, says peace will continue to elude Nigeria until Ndigbo are given their rightful place in the scheme of things.Speaking in Enugu yesterday at his 79th birthday event, the former governor made case for a Nigerian president of Igbo…
12 May 2019
Deputy President of the Senate, Chief Ike Ekweremadu says he will retire from the Senate in 2023.


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Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has debunked reports that it has endorsed former Lagos State governor Bola Tinubu for president. The secretary-general of the association Alhaji Baba Ngelzarma said in a statement on Wednesday that members of the association who endorsed Tinubu did so as individuals. "We want to make it clear…
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Jihadist attacks in northern Ivory Coast have ramped up hostility towards the Fulani, a mainly Muslim ethnic group that some accuse of providing the bulk of the raiders. Friction and suspicion are almost palpable in Kafolo, a small town near the border with Burkina Faso where jihadists have struck twice in less than 18 months,…
4 hours ago
The Federal Government, in collaboration with Pan-African Manufacturers Association (PAMA), has announced plans to boost intra-Africa trade currently at 13 per cent, noting that with African Continental Free Trade Agreement...
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There would be dire consequences, the Organised Private Sector (OPS) stated, yesterday, in reaction to Federal Government’s suspension of the planned withdrawal of the subsidy regime announced on Monday.
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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its forecast on Nigeria’s output growth this year to 2.7 per cent, from 2.6 per cent projected in October.