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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday paid a condolence visit to family of late former vice president, Dr. 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
Taraba State Governor, Arc. Darius Dickson Ishaku, has described former Vice President Alex Ekwueme, as the architect of Nigeria’s modern democratic system.
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, 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.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said Nigerians were accepting that his administration was doing its best, even if they were doing so grudgingly.
The Police Command in Lagos State has arrested 27 suspects for various crimes in the state.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger questioned referee Mike Dean's honesty and called him "a disgrace" during an angry exchange after last month's 1-1 draw against West Bromwich Albion, it has been revealed.
The Federal Government has disbursed over N11bn to the beneficiaries of the third edition of the YouWiN! programme from 2015 to date.
Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has lamented the mass unemployment challenge currently facing the country, describing it as a time bomb to which the government must pay an urgent attention to.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has come up with an explanation of the new policy of establishment of cattle colonies, against the earlier idea of ranching, across the country.
Spanish morgue workers were given a major fright when a prisoner who had been declared dead after an apparent suicide attempt woke up just as they prepared to perform an autopsy, authorities said Wednesday.
Two teenage girls wearing explosive vests were shot dead by soldiers in a town in north eastern Nigeria just days after a blast killed 14 worshippers, militia sources told AFP on Tuesday.
The Dutch media have reported that Belgian champions Anderlecht have joined the hot chase for “versatile” Tyronne Ebuehi.
No fewer than 1,800 Pakistani Muslim clerics have issued an Islamic directive, or fatwa, forbidding suicide bombings, a book due to be unveiled on Tuesday said.