Chief Raymond Dokpesi, one of the aspirants, said the move was a fallout of the PDP Governors Forum meeting with the aspirants in Enugu
The meeting was held in Enugu on Sunday night
The Senate had mandated its standing committees to carryout holistic investigation into the activities of the Nigerian Customs Service with a view to identifying leakages and irregularities
The investigative hearing had been scheduled for this week Tuesday by the Ad-hoc Committee mandated to look into the allegation
Speaking at an audience with leaders from the region, led by the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, the President declared that the Second Niger Bridge, the East-West Road and the Coastal rail project are receiving utmost attention…
The Chairman of the forum, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, made the call while answering questions from newsmen after an extraordinary meeting of the forum at the old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja
The bill, which was sponsored by the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, if concurred with by the House of Representatives and assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari, will enforce the inauguration of the President and his deputy…
In a letter to the hallowed chamber read by Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, who presided over Thursday’s plenary, Buhari said, if confirmed, Ahmad would replace a deputy governor, who retired early this year.
The Zonal Chairman of the party, Austin Umahi, disclosed this while reading a communiqué at the end of the zonal meeting of the PDP on Sunday in Enugu
Ekweremadu, who is also the chairman of the review of the 1999 constitution, lobbied state governors on financial autonomy for local governments and State Houses of Assembly.
The protesters, under the aegis of Aninri PDP Concerned Members, converged on Okpara Square on Thursday in Enugu from where they marched through major streets of the capital city.
Ekweremadu, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media, Uche Anichukwu, described the late Nnaji as “a gentlewoman, who led a pious life of service to God and humanity”.
Ekweremadu said in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Uche Anichukwu, that the rejection of the proposals was not “the end of the road” for them since constitution amendment was a continuum.
Tinubu made the call when the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, led the Senate and House of Representatives Committee on the review of 1999 Constitution on a visit at his residence in Lagos on Saturday.
The Senate's resolution followed point of order raised by the Leader of Senate, Senator Ahman Lawan, who called the attention of the lawmakers to the refusal of affected agencies to submit their budget for consideration.
Ekweremadu made the call in his Eid el-Fitr message to the Muslim Ummah on Saturday, signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Uche Anichukwu.
This was contained in a statement signed by Ekweremadu’s Special Adviser on Media, Uche Anichukwu, in Abuja on Sunday
The Igbo groups, which shortlisted the personalities, include; the World Igbo Youth Congress, Igbo Students’ Association and the South-East Women Professionals
Therefore, for our democracy to survive and flourish, it will not be out of place to plead with the tribunal to look at issues objectively and do substantial justice to the matter in the interest of the larger society
Ekweremadu and Umahi made the appeal during an Interdenominational church service organized by the Ebonyi State Government to mark this year’s Democracy Day in Abakaliki