Tag: Godswill Akpabio

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 21, 2017

UPDATE: We’ll reclaim Uba’s seat -Akpabio

by Dolapo Adelana The Senate Minority Leader, Chief Godswill Akpabio, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would challenge the defection ...

Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 16, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversations today

These are the top five stories that drove conversations today. 1. Just In: Court orders permanent forfeiture of N34bn linked to ...

AzeezFebruary 16, 2017

EFCC seizes Akpabio’s wife’s school

by Azeez Adeniyi The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has seized a school allegedly belonging to Unoma Akpabio, wife ...

AzeezFebruary 1, 2017

It’s senseless to think i will sponsor protest against a govt I am part of – Akpabio

Senate minority leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied rumours that he is the sponsor of a planned march to be ...

AzeezJanuary 27, 2017

20 APC senators ready to defect to PDP – Akpabio

Senate minority leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio has said 20 serving Senators of the All Progressives Congress are ready to join ...

ToluJanuary 19, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: The PDP has just lost another Senator in the House but is still in denial of a crisis

Senator Nelson Effing, representing Akwa Ibom South in the upper Chamber, has announced his defection from the PDP to the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 15, 2016

BREAKING: Senate adjourns plenary to Jan. 10, swears in Rivers Senators

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday adjourned plenary till January 10, 2017. The motion to adjourn was moved by Senate Leader, ...

ToluNovember 30, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: PDP loses another senatorial seat in the upper chamber and this time, it hurts

Up until Saturday, the PDP could proudly lay claim to Ondo state with Olusegun Mimiko as governor and Senator Yele ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 30, 2016

BREAKING: PDP senators walk out of plenary over defection of member to APC

‎Senators representing the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday walked out of the chamber in protest, The Cable reports. Before the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 3, 2016

APC accuses Wike, Akpabio, others of plotting against Amaechi

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state has accused Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers, Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, immediate ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 3, 2016

Akwa Ibom gov. sacks 5000 teachers employed by Akpabio

Governor of Akwa Ibom Udom Emmanuel, has approved the sack of 5,000 teachers employed under the administration his predecessor, former ...

AzeezOctober 10, 2016

I am not involved in the alleged bribery of Supreme Court judges – Akpabio

Former Governor of Akwa Ibom, Godswill Akpabio has denied giving bribe to the judiciary to sway the 2015 Akwa Ibom governorship ...

Oreoluwa PetersAugust 11, 2016

The 5 politicians that have been linked with Avengers – How they reacted and why

by Ezinne Ajoku The Niger-Delta Avengers are a new group of “worthy outlaws” who sprung onto the scene early this ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 30, 2016

Race to 2019: Godswill Akpabio is an early bird

Senate Minority Leader and former Governor of Akwa Ibom state, Godswill Akpabio is already thinking of the 2019 general election. ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 2, 2015

‘Why I won’t shy away from borrowing’ | Governor Udom gives a lesson in indebtedness

According to Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state, every serious government must have a debt profile. The governor said many ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 29, 2015

‘We’re lawmakers, not lawbreakers’ | Akpabio justifies PDP Senators’ walk out (WATCH)

The Minority Leader of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, led the walk out of the Peoples Democratic Party from the Senate ...

Janeth JOctober 1, 2015

Governor Udom allegedly builds multi-billion naira house

Corruption stain trails Akwa Ibom state governor, Emmanuel Udom, as a report by SR accuses him of constructing a cash-gulpingnaira hous ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 25, 2015

“Buhari did something extraordinary for me” – Godswill Akpabio

Former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, spoke on Wednesday, about the car accident involving his car and a ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 23, 2015

Godswill Akpabio returns to Akwa Ibom from London trip (PHOTOS)

Former Governor of Akwa Ibom state, Godswill Akpabio, has returned to Nigeria, after his trip abroad for medical treatment following an ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 16, 2015

“I can’t read” | What Akpabio’s witness said today in Akwa Ibom election tribunal

The supposed graduate was one of the witnesses of former governor Godswill Akpabio, at the Akwa Ibom National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 7, 2015

Akpabio releases first statement since surviving accident, disowns Twitter account

The immediate past Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has expressed his gratitude to God, for giving him ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 6, 2015

Godswill Akpabio says he will ‘rise again’

Senate Minority leader, Godswill Akpabio, in spite of being hospitalised, is enthusiastic about his imminent recovery. Akpabio was involved in ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 5, 2015

Senator Akpabio recuperates in a London hospital (PHOTO)

Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, was involved in an auto-accident on Monday. As a result of the accident, Akpabio was ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 5, 2015

Room full of dollars, arms stockpile purportedly found by SSS in Akwa Ibom govt house

Following the invasion of Akwa Ibom government house, by operatives of the State Security Service, it’s been reported that stockpiles ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 2, 2015

Senator Akpabio flown abroad for medical treatment

Senator Godswill Akpabio, who was involved in an auto-accident on Monday, has been flown out of Nigeria to receive medical ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 5, 2015

Why Akpabio may be angry with his successor, Udom Emmanuel

Former governor of Akwa Ibom, Senator Godswill Akpabio, is said to be displeased with his successor, Governor Udom Emmanuel. Akpabio is ...

Kolapo OlapojuJuly 10, 2015

First time Senator, Akpabio says he’s capable of leading PDP in the Senate

Senator Godswill Akpabio isn’t bothered about the fact that his party’s criteria for the Senate Minority Leadership rules him out ...

Kolapo OlapojuJune 18, 2015

How Akpabio used INEC, thugs to rig Akwa Ibom election – APC guber candidate

The Akwa Ibom governorship election was marred by irregularities, manipulation, voter and electoral officers’ intimidation as well as harassment, however ...

Kolapo OlapojuJune 17, 2015

Akwa Ibom governor to dispose Akpabio-acquired private jet

The new governor of Akwa Ibom state, Udom Emmanuel, is reported to be prepared to sell the private jet acquired by ...

Kolapo OlapojuJune 12, 2015

Why did Atiku meet with PDP bigwig, Godswill Akpabio?

Conspiracy theories and political analysts/watchers are presumably, already working overtime, to figure out what former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, may ...

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