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Ekweremadu: Lawyer urges court to declare him Senator for Enugu West

A member of the People Democratic Party PDP and a notable lawyer, Barr. Ogochukwu Onyema has urged a Federal High Court sitting in Enugu, to declare the Enugu West Senatorial seat vacant. It should be noted that the  seat is currently being occupied by a former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu who is in detention in the United Kingdom ...

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Ekweremadu tasks PDP on credible primaries

Ex- Deputy President of the Senate and frontline governorship aspirant in Enugu State, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has called on the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the State to ensure a transparent and credible process in the run up to the 2023 general election. Ekweremadu said such was critical in ensuring that the most popular candidates emerge from ...

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2023: Nothing can intimidate out of Enugu guber race- Ekweremadu vows

Ex-Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu has vowed that no degree of media campaign would make him shelve his governorship ambition. It was learnt that pressures are coming from several stakeholders and groups in the State urging him to respect long term zoning arrangement. Reacting  Ekweremadu,  said he waa not aware of any such agreement, saying he would remain in ...

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Just in: Court of Appeal upholds Sen Ekweremadu’s election

The Court of Appeal, in Enugu has upheld the election of Sen. Ike Ekweremadu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Feb. 23 Senatorial election. In a unanimous judgment delivered by the panel chaired by Justice I.M. Salawu, the court dismissed the appeal filed by Mrs Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for lacking in merit. The ...

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Community leaders decry number of abandoned projects in Ekweremadu’s constituency

Some prominent people in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu state have expressed concern over the abandonment of multiple constituency projects in the area. The people, including traditional rulers, town union presidents and others, spoke during the presentation of the Awgu Community Constituency Project Tracking Report (2015–2018). The report was sponsored by an Enugu-based non-governmental organisation, called Divine Era Development ...

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Attack on Ekweremadu a taboo, says Ohanaeze Ndigbo, UK

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, UK, has condemned the attack on former Deputy President of the Senate Ike Ekweremadu in Nuremberg, Germany, by members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), calling it a taboo. Some IPOB members attacked Ekweremadu on Saturday where he was a special guest at the second annual Igbo Cultural Festival in Nuremberg, Germany. Dr Nnanna Igwe , the President ...

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Lawan condemns attack on Ekweremadu, urges German govt to investigate incident

The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, has condemned Saturday’s assault on former Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg, Germany, and called for its investigation. Lawan, in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja by his media aide, Mr Ola Awoniyi, described Ekweremadu as an illustrious son of the Igbo ethnic nation who had always ...

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Irate Igbo residents beat up Ekweremadu in Germany

Decorum was thrown to the wind on Saturday in Germany when Nigeria’s former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, physically attacked by a mob while attending a cultural event. Mr Ekweremadu, who confirmed the attack in a statement, said the attackers were members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), a South-East secessionist group. Earlier in the day, a video of ...

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Constituents to Ekweremadu: We are the one to determine whether you will retire in 2023 or not

The people of Enugu West Senatorial Zone have rejected the decision by the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, not to return to the senate in 2023. They told him that they have the final say on whether their he will return to the Senate in 2023 or not. Recall that Ekweremadu had declared he would not be contesting for the ...

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Ekweremadu: I will retire from the Senate in 2023

Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has announced that he would not seek re-election into the Senate in 2023. He noted that God had been kind to him, raising him to address enormous challenges faced by his people. He spoke on Sunday at an event to mark his 57th birthday and to appreciate God and his constituents for his ...

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