Ex-gov advocates return to parliamentary system

From Joe Effiong, Uyo Pioneer Nigerian Governors’ Forum chairman and former Akwa Ibom State governor, Victor Attah, has condemned the presidential system of government, saying it has failed in Nigeria Consequently, he advocated a return to the parliamentary system practised in the first republic to enable communities select and elect people to represent them. As governor, Attah […]

Gov. Udom Emmanuel reappoints Nollywood star Ini Edo

Ini Edo’s appointment, as the Special Assistant on Culture & Tourism to Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, has been renewed. Ini Edo’s appointment, as the Special Assistant on Culture & Tourism to Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, has been renewed. The talented Nollywood actress made the announcement on her Instagram page […]

Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi’s Naked Dance

We have noted with dismay Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi’s ignoble act in addressing the allegations thrown at him by deliberately pointing impotent fingers at the honourable Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio. Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi in a bid to rewrite reality and make others take the fall for his many acts of dishonesty, told […]

A’Ibom Govt. intercepts 68 suspected COVID-19 patients at border

Gov. Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom State Sunday Bassey Akwa Ibom Government says it has intercepted 68 suspected COVID-19 patients at the border, invading the state. Gov. Udom Emmanuel made the disclosure when he played host to State Caucus of the National Assembly in Uyo on Sunday. According to the governor,  they tried to bring […]

PDP begins Congress in A’Ibom, reserves 37 positions for women

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Akwa Ibom State Chapter said it would commence its congresses across the state, tomorrow It added that out of one hundred and twelve vacant positions to be filled, about thirty-seven (37) had been reserved for women in order to encourage female leadership in the party. The state Chairman of PDP, […]

Akpabio not returning to Senate as Ekpenyong wins at the Tribunal

Akpabio not returning to Senate, Ekpenyong wins at Tribunal The National and State House of Assembly Election Tribunal, sitting in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state has upheld the election of Christopher Ekpenyong, striking out the petition by Sen. Godswill Akpabio. In a landmark judgment delivered on Wednesday, the Tribunal held that the Akwa Ibom North […]

2019: Buhari appoints Akpabio national coordinator of presidential support committee

Patrick Odey, Uyo President Buhari has appointed former Senate Minority leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio as the National Coordinator of the Presidential Support Committee Pastor Mfon Okon, the Akwa Ibom state Coordinator of the committee, who disclosed on Thursday, in Uyo said four indigenes of the state have also been appointment into the committee. They include […]

My resource control fight still haunting me –Attah

Joe Effiong, Uyo Former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, has disclosed he is still being haunted by his resource control fight which was to make the states manage their resources while paying some percentage to the Federal Government. Though he never expatiated on the manner in which he is still being haunted, Attah […]

Victory under duress: Akwa Ibom INEC denies Nse Ntuen certificate of return

Joe Effiong, Uyo   The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akwa Ibom State has withheld the certificate of return of the member representing Essien Udim state constituency, Mr Nse Ntuen, on the grounds that his declaration as winner of March 3, 2019, state House of Assembly election was obtained under duress.   Ntuen who […]

Presidential race: The battleground states

On February 16, Nigerians will troop out to elect a new President that will pilot the affairs of the nation for another four years. Of the 72 presidential candidates on the final list recently released by the Independent National Electoral Commission that are eligible to contest the presidential election, two contenders are generally believed to […]

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