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APC extols Omo-Agege virtues as he clocks 57

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has extolled virtues of Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege on his 57th birthday. The party in a statement by its Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena in Abuja joined family, friends and associates to celebrate the lawmaker. The statement reads: “Undoubtedly, Senator Omo-Agege has been exemplary and has distinguished himself in his private practice ...

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“I did not order EFCC to probe Minister of Niger Delta Affairs,” Omo-Agege denies

The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, said on Sunday that he did not order the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to probe the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs. In a letter, Omo-Agege was said to have, requested the Chairman of the anti-graft agency, Mr Ibrahim Magu, to investigate the Minister did not come from him. Omo-Agege ...

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How late Sen Uwajumogu and I survived mace theft saga- Omo-Agege

Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege at a valedictory session on Wednesday revealed that his relationship with late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu was very cordial. Benjamin Uwajumogu who represented Imo North Senatorial district on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) died on 18th December, 2019. As Senators took turn to speak on their individual perspective ...

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Faceless political foes trying to pull me down, says Omo-Agege

Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege has said the failed suit seeking to disqualify him for allegedly being an ex-convict in the United States (U.S.A) is a mere political distraction. A statement by his media aide, Yomi Odunuga, said Omo-Agege spoke at the weekend in Abuja when monarchs, elders and religious leaders from Urhobo Kingdom visited him. According to the senator, ...

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Court strikes out suit seeking removal of Omo-Agege

An FCT High Court sitting in Bwari has dismissed a suit seeking to remove the Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ovie Omo-agege from office. Delivering judgement on Wednesday, Justice Othman Musa dismissed the suit on the grounds that contrary to the allegation, Omo-Agege was never convicted for any crime in the United States of America. The suit was instituted by a ...

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Fraud Indictment: We won’t ignore petition against Omo-Agege, Senate vows

Godiya Akwashiki, senate spokesman, has disclosed that the senate won’t ignore the petition against Ovie Omo-Agege, the Deputy Senate President. The Senate image maker said this on Tuesday while fielding questions from reporters at the national assembly. Akwashiki  had been asked if the senate would constitute a committee to investigate an alleged indictment of Omo-Agege. The deputy senate president has ...

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South South APC caucus chooses Omo-Agege as leader

The South-South caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Thursday evening appointed the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, as their leader. The choice of Omo-Agege as leader of the party in the geopolitical zone, however, was taken in the absence of some other key and senior members of the party from the region, who were not part of the ...

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9th NASS will give legal backing to card reader, says Omo-Agege

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege has  promised that the National Assembly will give legal backing to card reader in the new Electoral Act, to further enhance the integrity of the electoral process in Nigeria. He gave the assurance when he received the Nigerian Representatives of the African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council, (AU-ECOSOCC), led by Dr. ...

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Omo-Agege asks police to investigate alleged attack on Buhari’s supporter in Delta

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has called on police to thoroughly investigate alleged attack on a supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Elvis Omoiri, in Effurun, Delta state. Omo-Agege said this in a statement signed by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yomi Odunuga. According to The Nation, Omoiri, was reportedly attacked last ...

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Omo-Agege reveals how Nigeria can overcome its challenges

Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, says he is very upbeat about the future of Nigeria, adding that the country would overcome its present challenges with prayers. Omo-Agege said this in his Sallah message issued by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr Yomi Odunuga, on Saturday in Abuja. He called on Muslims in the country to be tolerant ...

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