Tag: akpabio

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RoqeebahApril 3, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 3rd of April

Read the stories and analyses here, here and here now!

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Mazi EmekaAugust 9, 2016

‘Fabrication from hell’ | Akpabio denies sponsorship of Avengers

Following the accusation by the Reformed Niger Delta Avengers linking him to militant group, Niger Delta Avengers, Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 7, 2016

EFCC ‘investigates Akpabio over N108bn loot’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has begun investigations into the allegations that former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, now ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 24, 2016

PDP Senators deny being involved in plot to impeach Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senate caucus, on Saturday, said that it was not involved in the alleged plot to impeach ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 3, 2016

Why son of PDP chieftain accused of murder, walked free

An Akwa Ibom state High Court, on Thursday, acquitted the son of Albert Ukpanah, a dead Peoples Democratic Party chieftain, ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 21, 2016

Akpabio, Wike, other PDP governors insist that convention will go on

Despite a court order barring the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from holding its national convention billed to hold in Port ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 17, 2016

Bayo Oluwasanmi: Yes! “Nigeria is fantastically corrupt”

  “We have got the leaders of some fantastically corrupt countries coming to Britain … Nigeria and Afghanistan, possibly the ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 17, 2016

‘PDP will be united in the next 48 hours’ -Akpabio dreams

The National Assembly caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is divided over the National Chairman of the party, Ali ...

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Mazi EmekaApril 15, 2016

‘APC, Melaye, used the Chibok girls to win election’ – Akpabio

Former Akwa Ibom State Governor, now Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, on Thursday, affirmed that the All Progressive Congress ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 16, 2016

Senator Akpabio, Sahara Reporters lock horns on Twitter (READ)

An epic war of words erupted on Tuesday night between former governor of AKwa Ibom state, Senator Godswill Akpabio and ...

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Janeth JDecember 11, 2015

BREAKING: Court of Appeal upholds Akpabio’s election

Contrary to what was reported yesterday, Goodwill Akpabio’s election has been upheld by the court of appeal. Akpabio is the ...

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Janeth JNovember 16, 2015

“Akpabio used to give out N3million as transport money” | Ex-Minister makes shocking revelation

A former Senator from Akwa Ibom State, John Udoedehe, has revealed that the former governor of the state, Godswill Akpabio usually ...

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Janeth JOctober 17, 2015

EFCC arrests Senator Akpabio again

Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, has yet again, been detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ...

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Janeth JAugust 18, 2015

Akpabio denies turning the government house to sex haven

Former Akwa Ibom governor Godswill Akpabio has denied the report that he turned the state government house into a sex haven ...

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Janeth JAugust 16, 2015

Paradigm Initiative Nigeria wants Buhari to probe Dickson, Amaechi, and Akpabio

On the breach of privacy issue, an Internet freedom advocacy group has written President Muhammadu Buhari to protest the violation ...

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Janeth JAugust 7, 2015

No rift between Akpabio and Udom

So there has been alleged rift between the immediate past Governor of Akwa Ibom State and Minority Leader of the ...

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Janeth JJuly 28, 2015

Akpabio named Senate minority leader

Former governor of Akwa Ibom state and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator (Akwa Ibom northwest), Godswill Akpabio has been named the ...

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Janeth JJuly 10, 2015

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: PMB rejects armored vehicles, Akpabio says he is capable, B/Haram prisoners relocated to Abuja

APC chief says Fani-Kayode is jealous of Tinubu. Vanguard Dansuki says PMB never ordered dismantling of checkpoints. This Day Buhari ...

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Mallam YeroJune 23, 2015

Peterson M. Ekanem: Akpabio’s claws on Gov. Udom Emmanuel’s government

I have read Arc. Ezekiel Nya-Etok’s perspective  on the Akpabio third term cabinet in Gov. Emmanuel administration. Arc. Nya-Etok seems ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJune 20, 2015

Akpabio, Udom held a private meeting with OBJ today

On Friday, June 19, Senate President and some of his colleagues paid a visit to the Hilltop mansion of former ...

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Janeth JApril 10, 2015

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: Akpabio has no time to indulge in bribery | Amaechi knows something we don’t | PDP plans to rig polls in Edo, Yobe, Kaduna – says APC again | More stories

Akpabio has no time to indulge in bribery. Leadership We hear PDP plans to rig polls in Edo, Yobe, Kaduna, ...

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May 29, 2014

Abimbola Adelakun: By the time Akpabio turns 70…

by Abimbola Adelakun The amount of money that would be paid to Akpabio and his deputy for the next 18 ...

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October 25, 2013

Opinion: The possible flashpoints in the 2015 elections

by Emmanuel Onwubiko Akwa-Ibom State is one of the flashpoints that if not checked could witness serious post-election conflict not ...

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October 7, 2013

Akpabio sacks 3 commissioners, “wishes them success in future endeavours”

by Oge Okonkwo According to reports, three commissioners and a special adviser have been dropped during  a minor cabinet reshuffle ...

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April 27, 2013

Opinion: 2015 – Unholy senatorial ambition of 2nd term governors

by Theophilus Ilevbare In other climes, the Senate is revered for its ambience of dignity and honour, only deserving of ...

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April 1, 2013

“You guys will soon get to know” – 2face talks about his wedding’s “spiritual connection” [DETAILS]

by Hauwa Gambo So, because we love 2face Idibia, and we are still swooning after Annie’s wedding vows, we won’t ...

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March 31, 2013

Opinion: Who will call Governor Akpabio to order?

by Theophilus Ilevbare It is as reckless as it is feckless for Governor Godswill Akpabio to fritter away with zing ...

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March 25, 2013

Where’s our share? Hundreds of widows descend on Akpabio’s office, demand money

by Hauwa Gambo   Well, someone’s been paying attention. Widows in Akwa-Ibom have been watching with building anticipation it now ...

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March 10, 2013

Gov. Akpabio has not yet fulfilled his promise – 2face Idibia on SUV gifts

Award winning musician, Tuface Idibia, on Sunday said he was yet to decide whether or not to accept the controversial ...

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June 21, 2012

Akwa-Ibom legislator defends Akpabio: “If only Dana Air had listened…”

by Hauwa Gambo Governor Godswill Akpabio faced mild criticism in the aftermath of the #DanaCrash in Lagos, when he reported ...

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