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May, 2019

  • 20 May

    Atiku Not In Same League With Abiola, Ekwueme – BMO

    Atiku Abubakar, the 2019 Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been described as not in the same democratic league with the late Moshood Abiola and Dr Alex Ekwueme. The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) said in a statement on Sunday in Abuja that it was “evil for anyone …

February, 2018

  • 2 February

    Buhari Renames Ebonyi Varsity After Alex Ekwueme

    President Muhammadu Buhari has renamed the Federal University, Ndufu-Ikwo, Ebonyi state after late former vice-president, Alex Ekwueme. The university is now to be known as Dr. Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State. This was announced by Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President, during Ekwueme’s burial at St. John, The Divine …

January, 2018

  • 29 January

    FG Spends N1bn On Ekwueme’s Funeral

    The Federal Government has spent over N1 billion on the funeral of Alex Ekwueme, a former Vice President of Nigeria, Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment has said. All roads leading to Oko community in Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra, where Ekwueme is from, have been …

  • 29 January

    Alex Ekwueme’s Remains Arrive Abuja

    The remains of the former Vice President, Alex Ekwueme, has arrived at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.  The body arrived the country from London on Monday morning. Family members, cabinet members and top government functionaries including the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo are on standby to …

  • 29 January

    Alex Ekwueme’s Remains Arrive Enugu Today

    Former Nigeria's Vice President, Alex Ekwueme

    The body of Second Republic Vice President Alex Ekwueme will arrive Enugu today. It will be brought in from Abuja where it was kept since its arrival from London where Ekwueme died in December. Governors of the southeast, lawmakers, traditional rulers and other categories of people are expected to turn …

  • 19 January

    Ekwueme To Be Buried February

    The burial programme for former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme has revealed he would be laid to rest in February. According to Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Productivity and a member of the National Burial Committee, the funeral rites will begin on Friday, January 19. He said the about one …

November, 2017

  • 23 November

    Saraki Leads Senate’s Condolence Team To Ekwueme’s Family

    Senator Bukola Saraki, president of Senate, is to lead a delegation from the Senate to commiserate with the family of late Alex Ekwueme, former vice-president of Nigeria. The entourage also has Senators Ibn Na’Allah, Jeremiah Useni, Aliero Adamu, Andy Uba, Biodun Olujimi, Danjuma Goje, Enyinnaya Abaribe and James Manager. The Senate …

  • 20 November

    Buhari Mourns Alex Ekwueme

    President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolence over the death of Alex Ekwueme, former vice president of Nigeria, who died on Sunday. Buhari, in a statement by Femi  Adesina, his media adviser, “commiserates with the entire Oko Kingdom, the Aguata Council of Traditional Rulers, and the Ekwueme family, over the …

  • 20 November

    Alex Ekwueme Dies In London

    Alex Ekwueme, a former vice president of Nigeria, has died. A statement from his family signed by his brother and the traditional ruler of Oko in Anambra State, Igwe Laz Ekwueme said that he died by 10:00 pm in a London clinic, Sunday. The statement read: “Ekwueme family regrets to …

  • 14 November

    Buhari Prays For Ekwueme’s Recovery

    President Muhammadu Buhari has been praying for the recovery from ailment of Alex Ekwueme, a former vice president of Nigeria, currently in the UK, says Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation,SGF. Mustapha is reported to have visited the ailing Ekwueme to convey the president’s goodwill message. The …

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