Ike Ekweremmadu

Alleged Organ harvesting: Ekweremadu takes NIMC, NIS to court

Alleged Organ harvesting: Ekweremadu takes NIMC, NIS to court

Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice, have sued the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and others over the controversy surrounding David Ukpo’s real age. Others mentioned in the suit are the Comptroller General (C-G), Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS); Stanbic-IBTC Bank; United Bank of Africa (UBA), and Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc as 2nd to 5th respondents respectively. Recall that Ekweremadu and his wife were, on Thursday, remanded in the UK police custody, after they were tried before the Uxbridge Magistrate Court for alleged conspiracy to facilitate the travel of Ukpo, alleged to be minor, for organ…
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Organ Saga: Ebonyi govt backs Ekweremadu, reveals boy’s real age

Organ Saga: Ebonyi govt backs Ekweremadu, reveals boy’s real age

Following the detention of former Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and his wife in the United Kingdom, the Ebonyi State Government has said it is currently reaching out to the family of David Okemini Ukpo. Recall that Ekweremadu had facilitated the travel of Ukpo to the UK for kidney donation to his (Ekweremadu)’s daughter, Sonia, who is reportedly suffering from kidney failure. Ekweremadu and his wife Beatrice were, however, arrested and detained by the Metropolitan Authority of the UK for allegedly trafficking Ukpo to the UK for organ harvesting. Speaking on the issues, Ebonyi State Government in a statement by the…
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Ekweremadu banned by  Lincoln University over alleged organ trafficking

Ekweremadu banned by Lincoln University over alleged organ trafficking

Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has been banned from undertaking any further duties as visiting professor at the University of Lincoln after he was accused of trafficking a 15-year-old boy to the United Kingdom for organ harvesting. Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice, are currently in detention over the charges ahead of a court date on July 7. They have both denied the trafficking charges. Ekweremadu, before his arrest, met with members of the Nigerian community in Lincoln. He had been a visiting professor of corporate and international linkages at the University of Lincoln. But a spokesperson of the institution…
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Enugu Gubernatorial: Ike’s Declaration, Dead on Arrival

Enugu Gubernatorial: Ike’s Declaration, Dead on Arrival

By Reuben Onyishi(Ugoachataberu)m The chicken has come to roost now that Senator Ike Ekweremadu has today, 11th March 2022 declared for the Enugu Gubernatorial race. Senator Ekweremadu had last year begun to heat the Enugu polity when he declared his Ike Is Coming fad. It was a term he put in the mouth of his acolytes and media handlers who swooped on social media platforms with it. Ekweremadu's aspiration was received with cold feet in Enugu State for two reasons. First, the expectation was that he would go for the presidency since the call for the president of Igbo extraction…
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