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Imo renames college after late Senator Uwajumogu

The Imo State government has renamed the Imo State College of Education, Ihitte Uboma after the late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu as a way to mortalizing him for his service to the state.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Friday, said the Late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu until his death, was a detribalized Nigerian who believed strongly in unity among majority and minority ethnic groups in Nigeria. 5

Senator Uwajumogu was an advocate of Nigeria’s unity – Senate president

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Friday, said the Late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu until his death, was a detribalized Nigerian who believed strongly in unity among majority and minority ethnic groups in Nigeria.

Senate holds valedictory session to honour Senator Uwajumogu

The Senate on Wednesday held a valedictory session to honour late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu, who until his death represented Imo North Senatorial District in the National Assembly on the platform of the All Progressive Congress.
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Senate suspends plenary for late Senator Longjan

Longjan, who represented Plateau South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, died at Turkish Hospital, Abuja on Sunday.
Newsmen report the Senator representing Plateau South Senatorial District in the upper chamber of the National Assembly (NASS), Senator Ignatius Longjan, is dead.

Another APC senator dies in Abuja

Barely two months after the Senator representing Imo North, Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu died, another Nigerian Senator is dead.
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Nigerian Senate lists achievements in 2019

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has on Tuesday, commended his colleagues for putting in their best in the interest of the country.
Minister of Labour and Employment Dr Chris Ngige has said that he initially disregarded news of the death of Imo North Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu. 4

Senator Ngige: I thought Benjamin Uwajumogu’s demise was fake news

Minister of Labour and Employment Dr Chris Ngige has said that he initially disregarded news of the demise of Imo North Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu. The visibly saddened minster said he thought it was Fake News when he first received news of the Senator’s death.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 4

Senator Lawan: Senate will work for the ideals late Ben Uwajumogu stood for

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Friday that the upper legislative chamber will continue to work for the ideals which the late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu stood for.
The order was given by the chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, during a public hearing on the alleged invasion of the Federal High Court. According to the lawmakers, all parties must submit a written account of what happened within 24 hours, adding that their memorandum would enable them to give report to the Senate.

Court invasion: Senate gives DSS, AGF, others 24 hours to submit memorandum

The Department of State Services (DSS), the office of the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, and counsel for the detained #Revolutionnow campaigner, Omoyele Sowore, were on Thursday given 24 hours to submit written testimonies of the alleged invasion of a Federal High Court in Abuja by security agents.
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Senate adjourns plenary to honour late member

The National Assembly on Thursday adjourned plenary to honour a member, Senator Ben Uwajumogu, who died on Wednesday morning in Abuja.

APC expresses shock, sadness over Senator Uwajumogu’s demise

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed shock and sadness over the death of senator representing Imo North Senatorial district, Benjamin Uwajumogu.

Imo APC senator passes on

The Senator representing Imo North Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Benjamin Uwajumogu, has died.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 2

Senate reintroduces whistleblower and witness protection bill

The bill which seeks to protect whistleblowers and witnesses was one of the 11 bills read for the first time during plenary on Tuesday.

Appeal Court affirms Senator Uwajumogu’s election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri has affirmed the election of Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu as the duly elected senator representing Imo North senatorial district .
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan (middle) in a group photograph with the management of the Nigerian Delta Power Holding Company and some senators, during a courtesy visit by the power holding company to the National Assembly on Monday, November 4, 2019

National Assembly will demand accountability in power sector – Senate president

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the Ninth National Assembly will insist on accountability and transparency in the power sector, particularly in the application of funds proposed for it in the 2020 budget.
A federal lawmaker, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has called on National Assembly members-elect, particularly those of the All Progressives Congress(APC), to respect the position of the party in choosing their leaders for the Ninth Assembly.

Senator Uzodinma: President Buhari loves Imo so much

The 2019 Imo state governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Hope Uzodinma, Sunday, said that President Muhammadu Buhari, has shown his love for Imo state, by appointing Emeka Nwajuba, as a ministerial nominee.

Imo North: Senator Uwajumogu sworn in

Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu was on Friday sworn in as senator representing Imo North Senatorial District.

Imo North: Senator Uwajumogu gets certificate of return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued Senator-elect for Imo North, Benjamin Uwajumogu, his Certificate of Return.

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