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South-East governors meet over ex-VP Alex Ekwueme’s burial

Governors of the South-East states, on Friday, met in Enugu to deliberate on arrangements for the burial of Second Republic Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme.

NCC doles out N17m to Tennis Cup winners

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given out N17 million to winners of its Tennis Cup 2017 competition.

Organisers, players to honour ex-VP Alex Ekwueme at NCC tennis league final

Organisers of the NCC Tennis League have revealed that this year’s final, scheduled for tomorrow at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club Onikan, Lagos, will pay special tribute to late former Vice President, Alex Ekwueme.

Alex Ekwueme: Federal govt inaugurates 11-member burial committee

The Federal Government on Tuesday in Abuja, inaugurated an 11-member committee to organise a state burial for late former Vice-President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, who died on Nov. 19 in London.

Federal govt abandoned ex-VP Alex Ekwueme in London hospital – CD

Campaign for Democracy, CD, yesterday accused the Federal Government of contributing to the death of the Nigeria’s Second Republic Vice President, late Dr Alex Ekwueme in London Hospital, and warned that it should take responsibility for his death.

Let Southwest produce chairman to save PDP – Senator Kashamu

Senator representing Ogun West senatorial district at the National Assembly, Buruji Kashamu, has called on all stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP); founding fathers, governors and delegates, to ensure the emergence of the chairman from the South West to save the party.

Alex Ekwueme: Cornerstone of the Fourth Republic

My most enduring personal memory of Alex Ekwueme was at his brother Laz Ekwueme’s 60th birthday in January 1996, which began appropriately with a performance at the University of Lagos auditorium, with Laz himself conducting his Chorale as part of the events. At the end of the performance, his brother, Dr. Alex Ekwueme made a personal request for a performance of Schubert’s “Ave Maria,” and he was obliged.

Alex Ekwueme: A great man that lived in a mad country

Alex Ekwueme is dead. A wasteful nation rues his passing. When politicians die, people mourn. Often, they mourn unthinkingly. The Nigerian poor are especially sentimental. They will mourn those who dispossessed them. They will mourn those who stoked fires that burnt them.

VP Yemi Osinbajo visits late Alex Ekwueme’s family

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday paid a condolence visit to family of late former vice president, Dr. Alex Ekwueme.

House of Reps wants federal polytechnic named after ex-VP Alex Ekwueme

The House of Representative has urged the federal government to immortalize late Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, by renaming the Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State, after him

Atiku, Atikulation and other stories

“Yes, that is why Alhaji Abubakar has been projecting himself as a man under pressure running from pillar to post, behaving like the only thing in his life is to become President.”

Ex-VP Alex Ekwueme laid Nigeria’s modern democratic foundation – Governor Ishaku

Taraba State Governor, Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku, has described former Vice President Alex Ekwueme, as the architect of Nigeria’s modern democratic system.

How ex-VP Alex Ekwueme should be immortalised – Lekan Are

Chairman of Kakanfo Inn and Conference Centre, Dr. Lekan Are, has described the late former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme as a true Nigerian who should be immortalised in a way that will mirror national outlook.

Imo Deputy Governor Eze Madumere calls for immortalization of ex-VP Alex Ekwueme

Imo Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere, on Friday urged the Federal Government to immortalise the late former Vice-President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, to appreciate his peaceful and unifying roles in the country’s political history.

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