• Forgery trial: Nobody will remove me from office – Ekweremadu insists

    Forgery trial: Nobody will remove me from office – Ekweremadu insists

    Deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, on Saturday shrugged off his ongoing trial at the Federal High Court, Abuja, for alleged forgery of the Standing Rules of the Senate, insisting that his traducers would meet a brickwall as nobody would remove him from office.

    Ekweremadu spoke as over 30 traditional rulers from his Enugu West senatorial zone presented him with the traditional ofor, a symbol of authority, standing in unison with him in his trial. They vowed that no matter the efforts […]

  • Why court adjourned forgery trial of Saraki and Ekweremadu

    Why court adjourned forgery trial of Saraki and Ekweremadu

    A Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Jabi has adjourned the alleged forgery trial of the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu; and others till September 28.

    The judge, Justice Halilu Yusuf, adjourned the matter because of the court’s annual vacation, which began on Monday.

    The others defendants were the immediate past Clerk of the National Assembly, Salisu Maikasuwa, and his deputy, Benedict Efeturi.

    Sariki and others were arraigned by the Federal Government on a two-count […]