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Archbishop Chukwuma: Federal government yet to refund £200,000 used for ex-VP Ekwueme’s treatment

The federal government has reportedly not refunded the £200,000 used in the treatment of the late former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme.

South-east governors plan connecting road

Governors of the South-east geo-political region have undertaken to construct a ring road that will link the five states in the zone for ease of transportation and economic growth.

Ex-President Obasanjo is a pathological liar, betrayer – MASSOB

Movement for Actualization of Sovereign state of Biafra (MASSOB) Monday berated former President Olusegun Obasanjo for his alleged hatred of Igbos and for claiming to be what he is not.

Anambra govt gives communities ultimatum over abandoned projects

The Anambra Government has issued a three-week ultimatum to 19 communities in the state to complete various projects sponsored by government in their domain.

BSO commends President Buhari for giving ex-VP Alex Ekwueme a befitting burial

The Buhari Support Organisation (BSO), Enugu State chapter has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for giving former Vice President, Chief Dr. Alex Ekwueme, a befitting burial.

Oko polytechnic hails immortalisation of ex-VP Alex Ekwueme

The management and staff of the Federal Polytechnic, Oko, in Anambra has expressed its gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari over the immortalisation of the late former Vice-President, Dr Alex Ekwueme.

Ralph Uwazuruike: Igbo is most foolish tribe in the world

Founder and leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, has described the Igbo as foolish.

Igbo would rule Nigeria after President Buhari – Ex-Governor Orji Kalu

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Orji Uzor Kalu, and a former governor of Abia State, has expressed hope that the Igbo would be President in 2023.

Governor Umahi lauds federal govt over renaming of FUNAI after ex-VP Alex Ekwueme

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, on Friday, lauded the Federal Government for renaming the Federal University, Ndufu Alike Ikwo in the state after Dr Alex Ekwueme.

Video: Federal govt renames university after ex-VP Alex Ekwueme

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo made the announcement at the burial ceremony of the late statesman in Oko, Anambra State

Ex-President Obasanjo playing politics with letter to President Buhari – Asiwaju Tinubu

The former Lagos State governor, in company with the pioneer National Chairman of the APC, Chief Bisi Akande, was in the Imo State capital on his way to Awka, Anambra State, to attend the funeral of Second Republic Vice President Alex Ekwueme.

Governor Obiano expresses satisfaction over work in Amansea

The Governor of Anambra state, Dr. Willie Obiano, has expressed satisfaction with the fast pace of work at the Amansea border of Enugu/Onitsha Expressway ahead of the burial of HE Dr. Alex Ekwueme.

President Buhari renames Federal University Ebonyi to Alex Ekwueme University

President Muhammadu Buhari has renamed Federal University, Ndufu-Ikwo, Ebonyi State to Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ebonyi State.

Governor Ambode reiterates support for united, indivisible Nigeria

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday paid a courtesy visit on his counterpart in Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, where he again reiterated support for a united and indivisible Nigeria.

Alex Ekwueme’s burial: Anglican cleric wants Nigerians to be honest

The Anglican Bishop of Nnewi Diocese, Rt. Rev. Godwin Okpala has advised Nigerian leaders to imbibe the virtue of honesty in order to take the nation to the next level of development.

Late Alex Ekwueme was a deputy I trusted – Shehu Shagari

Former President Shehu Shagari has described late Dr. Alex Ekwueme, as a vice president he trusted while their service to the nation lasted.

Anambra deploys 50,000 mourners, declares public holiday for ex-VP Alex Ekwueme

Anambra State is literally shut down today as all is also set to receive the body of the late Alex Ekwueme, Second Republic vice president.

Alex Ekwueme: Earth to earth

Alex Ekwueme, Nigeria’s venerable vice president from 1979 to 1983, gave up the ghost in a London hospital last November 19. It has taken me a whole two months to write a tribute in his memory because I have yet to reconcile myself fully to the reality of his departure.

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