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Omo-Agege expresses shock over P.B. Djebah’s death

Omo-Agege expresses shock over P.B. Djebah’s death

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has expressed shock and sadness over the demise of prominent businessman, Chief Philip Bivese Djebah. According to Senator Omo-Agege, P.B Djebah, as he was popularly called, was a forthright, honest, disciplined and principled Urhobo son who lived a life of purpose not only to self and family but also to his ... Read More »

Omo-Agege condoles Lagos Govt, Tinubu over death of Senator Osinowo

Omo-Agege condoles Lagos Govt, Tinubu over death of Senator Osinowo

As a federal legislator, Senator Adebayo Osinowo was a passionate populist who represented Lagos East Senatorial District and his state with unflinching commitment, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said. In his tribute following the death of Senator Osinowo in Lagos on Monday, Senator Omo-Agege also recalled the late lawmaker’s patriotic disposition. The Deputy President of the ... Read More »

Omo-Agege mourns death of General Obada, three others

Omo-Agege mourns death of General Obada, three others

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has expressed shock and sadness over the recent demise of four prominent Deltans. They include a former Federal Commissioner for Works, Major-General Orho Obada; ex-Commissioner representing Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Chief Tom Amioku; Commissioner representing Sapele, Ethiope West, and Okpe local government areas on the Board of the Delta State ... Read More »

Politics: The Lawan/Omo-Agege Synergy And The 9th Assembly – By Yomi Odunuga 

Politics: The Lawan/Omo-Agege Synergy And The 9th Assembly – By Yomi Odunuga 

The deft political calculations for effective capacity, geo-political balancing and spread, as well as the alignments and realignments that permeated the battle· for the leadership· of the 9th National Assembly around this time· last· year did raise· some concerns about whether the All Progressives Congress-led government· would tread· the same path· of errors it trod four years· earlier and which ... Read More »

Omo- Agege says Nigerians must not forget lessons of June 12, commends Buhari for honouring Abiola

Omo- Agege says Nigerians must not forget lessons of June 12, commends Buhari for honouring Abiola

Nigeria and Nigerians must continue to learn from the lessons of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said. In a special message to commemorate this year’s Democracy Day, Senator Omo-Agege also commended President Muhammadu Buhari for officially declaring June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day instead of May 29, adding that ... Read More »

I didn’t ask EFCC to probe Akpabio – Omo-Agege

I didn’t ask EFCC to probe Akpabio – Omo-Agege

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has denied asking the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to probe the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio. According to Senator Omo-Agege, a letter said to have emanated from the Clerk of the Senate, acting on his behalf and requesting the Chairman of the anti-graft agency, Mr Ibrahim ... Read More »

Omo-Agege mourns New Telegraph Editor, Bakare

Omo-Agege mourns New Telegraph Editor, Bakare

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has expressed shock and sadness over the demise of the Saturday Editor of New Telegraph, Mr Waheed Bakare. Senator Omo-Agege also commiserated with the late editor’s family, management and staff of the New Telegraph Newspaper, Nigeria Union of Journalists and the Nigeria Guild of Editors, over the unfortunate incident. Omo-Agege who ... Read More »

Omo-Agege Mourns Karibi-Whyte

Omo-Agege Mourns Karibi-Whyte

The Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has described the death of former Supreme Court judge, Justice Adolphus Godwin Karibi-Whyte as a deep loss not only for Nigeria but the world in general. In a condolence message signed by him, Senator Omo-Agege who is also the leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) caucus in South-South geo-political ... Read More »

Eid-el-Fitr : Omo-Agege harps on personal sacrifices, self denial

Eid-el-Fitr : Omo-Agege harps on personal sacrifices, self denial

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has called on Nigerians to draw enduring lessons from the holy month of Ramadan, which includes personal sacrifices and self denial. Senator Omo-Agege in his Eid-el-fitr message, also called for prayers for the country to overcome its challenges, even as he charged citizens on peaceful coexistence. In the message released by ... Read More »

Nigerian workers deserve to be celebrated – Senator Omo-Agege

Nigerian workers deserve to be celebrated – Senator Omo-Agege

All Nigerian workers deserve to be celebrated and despite the very challenging times we all face today, history will forever remember their resilient spirit and dynamic roles, the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said. In a May Day statement, the Deputy President of the Senate acknowledged Nigerian workers’ roles since the pro-independence struggles till date. Noting ... Read More »

Omo-Agege congratulates Oshiomhole at 68

Omo-Agege congratulates Oshiomhole at 68

The National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has etched an indelible footprint on the social, economic and political affairs of Nigeria, the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said. *L-R: Omo-Agege, Oshiomhole* In a goodwill message personally signed by Senator Omo-Agege to mark Oshiomhole’s 68th birthday, he commended the former labour leader for his ... Read More »

DSP Omo-Agege Condemns Killing Of Youth In Warri, Calls For Investigation, Sanctions

DSP Omo-Agege Condemns Killing Of Youth In Warri, Calls For Investigation, Sanctions

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has condemned the alleged gruesome killing of Joseph Pessu by men of the Nigerian Army enforcing the stay at home order of the Delta State Government. Pessu, an Itsekiri youth, was reportedly killed by a soldier in Warri on Thursday by a team enforcing the COVID-19 lockdown directive of the state government. Describing the ... Read More »

Why constitutional review has once again become necessary – Omo-Agege

Why constitutional review has once again become necessary – Omo-Agege

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has explained reasons necessitating another round of constitutional review. He said though the drafters of Nigeria’s Constitution deliberately made the process of Constitutional Amendment very pains-taking, “Yet, the greater need to improve democratic governance or adjust to the ever changing political, economic and social realities has made it necessary for our Nation to embark ... Read More »

No evidence Omo-Agege was ever convicted in US — Court

No evidence Omo-Agege was ever convicted in US — Court

A Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Bwari on Wednesday dismissed a suit seeking the sack of Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, over allegations of perjury. The trial judge, Justice Othman Musa, in his judgment held that Omo-Agege was never convicted by any court in the US. He held that the suit was a mere waste of the ... Read More »

Lawan names Omo-Agege Chairman Constitution Review Committee

Lawan names Omo-Agege Chairman Constitution Review Committee

 The President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan has announced that the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege will chair the Senate Committee on Constitution Review. L-R: Lawan, Omo-Agege* Lawan who said the committee would be inaugurated very soon, said the task has traditionally been saddled on the office of the Deputy President of the Senate and this ... Read More »

Omo-Agege in Canada for Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Commonwealth

Omo-Agege in Canada for Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Commonwealth

…Bags  Izon-Ibe Patriotic League Lifetime Achievers Award  Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege is among top legislators around the world currently attending the 25th Biennial Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Commonwealth holding at the Senate of Canada Building, Ottawa. The conference brings together Speakers from across the Commonwealth to compare notes on Parliamentary procedure and practice. The ... Read More »

Omo-Agege Lists Timeline Of Major Events Since He Became Deputy Senate President

Omo-Agege Lists Timeline Of Major Events Since He Became Deputy Senate President

2019 TIMELINE OF OUR PROGRESSIVE MISSION By Senator Ovie Omo-Agege *11TH JUNE, 2019* I was elected the Deputy President of The Senate (9th Assembly) by an overwhelming majority of my Distinguished colleagues. *17TH JUNE, 2019* I played host to the leadership of the Senate Press Corps *19TH JUNE, 2019* The FCT Abuja High Court nullified all actions taken against me by ... Read More »

Federal Polytechnic, Orogun will Help Address Youth Restiveness in N/Delta – Omo-Agege, Stakeholders

Federal Polytechnic, Orogun will Help Address Youth Restiveness in N/Delta – Omo-Agege, Stakeholders

By Haruna Salami Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege and other stakeholders have said increased availability of technical and vocational education should be part of core strategies towards permanently addressing youth restiveness and boosting oil and gas production in the Niger Delta. Speaking on Wednesday at a public hearing organised by Senate Committee on Tertiary Education and TETFUND in ... Read More »

Omo-Agege Expresses Shock Over Aide’s Death

Omo-Agege Expresses Shock Over Aide’s Death

By Haruna Salami The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has expressed shock over the demise of one his legislative aides, Mr. Mudiaga Asagba. Until his demise, Mudiaga Asagba, an ace broadcaster whose professional experience traversed both radio and television, was a Special Assistant on Media to the Deputy President of the Senate. According to Omo-Agege, the former ... Read More »

Omo-Agege backs Buhari on border closure, say it is in Nigeria’s interest

Omo-Agege backs Buhari on border closure, say it is in Nigeria’s interest

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on Friday, threw his weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari’s border closure order, saying “it is in the interest of Nigeria as a country.” Omo-Agege spoke at the event organised by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), a German Foundation, titled: “The Role of Parliaments in Supranational Communities” in Abuja. “The closure or better management of the ... Read More »