Senatorial ticket: Lawan, Akpabio ineligible, INEC insists

From Romanus Ugwu, Abuja Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, reiterated its resolve that Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, and former minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, were ineligible to contest next year’s election as senatorial candidates of Yobe North and Akwa-Ibom North West respectively. INEC equally dismissed report that it had succumbed to pressure from the […]

Battleground 2023: Like Osun, crises threaten APC in 20 states

Battleground 2023: Like Osun, crises threaten APC in 20 states By Charles Kumolu, Dayo Johnson,Bashir Bello, Chioma Onuegbu, Shina Abubakar,James Ogunike, Ugochukwu Alaribe& Haruna Aliyu • Things fall apart in Kaduna, Kano, Ogun, Kwara, Imo, A’ Ibom, Ekiti, Rivers, Kebbi, Yobe, Zamfara, others If the claim by the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, […]

Akwa Ibom sues Chinese company for allegedly attacking officials, seizing government’s cars

Akwa Ibom sues Chinese company for allegedly attacking officials, seizing government’s cars Gov. Udom Emmanuel By Inemesit Akpan-Nsoh, Uyo Akwa Ibom State Government has sued the management of Golden Tripod International Limited, a Chinese company operating in the state, for not observing environmental standards. The Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Charles Udoh, disclosed this while explaining […]

Akpabio runs to Ikot Ekpene to scavenge APC Senatorial ticket

JOE EFFIONG, UYO The immediate past minister for Niger Delta Affairs and former presidential  aspirant, Sen. Godswill  Akpabio, has rushed back to Ikot Ekpene to pick the Akwa Ibom North West (Ikot Ekpene)Senatorial District ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Partner with me, let’s get you making N500K to N500K a month! Skills open […]

Ohanaeze Ndigbo slams PDP; rejects Atiku Abubakar

 May 1, 2022 Ohanaeze Ndigbo slams PDP; rejects Atiku Abubakar Atiku Abubakar Ohanaeze Ndigbo has voiced its dissatisfaction with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its handling of the zoning of the party’s presidential ticket. The group warned that any attempt to manipulate the primaries in favor of Atiku will spell doom for the PDP. […]

Insecurity: 17 Southern governors ban open cattle grazing • Offer 10-point solution

  …Agree to ban open grazing in Southern Nigeria …Call for convocation of national dialogue …Insist on federal character …Reiterate Southerners’ commitment to Nigeria’s unity …Express concern over Oshodi-Apapa expressway gridlock …Buhari approves new security measures for South-East, South-South …Military tactics’ll no longer be publicised-NSA …Don’t be selective in handling situations, PANDEF tells FG By […]

Attacks on facilities may affect future polls –INEC

Attacks on facilities may affect future polls –INEC •As Akwa Ibom LGA office is razed down From Joe Effiong, Uyo and Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said recent attacks on its facilities, if unchecked, may affect future polls. The commission expressed concern, particularly with ongoing conversion of voting points to polling units, […]

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 […]

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