Tag: Godswill Akpabio

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December 19, 2013

PDP crisis: Patience Jonathan intervenes as Tukur begs for forgiveness

by Oke Efagene Nigeria’s First Lady, Patience Jonathan, has been in talks with state governors under the People’s Democratic Party ...

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November 15, 2013

3 pastors, 3 governors: See the new list of top 10 private jet owners in Nigeria

by Chi Ibe The good guys at Encomium have put up their list of the ‘top 10 private jet owners ...

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November 14, 2013

Lagos deportation: Did Akpabio lie to PDP supporters in Anambra? (LOOK)

by Akan Ido Contrary to the assertions made by the governor of Akwa Ibom, Godswill Apbabio that the people of ...

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October 15, 2013

‘We have lost 9 children to car accidents’: Akwa Ibom community pleads for gov’t primary school

While the current cult clash has continued to claim several lives in the state, Youths and infants of Ewet Offot ...

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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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September 23, 2013

Eric Osagie: Akpabio, loyalty and the president

by Eric Osagie Conversely,  good leaders, in serving their people so well, demonstrate uncommon loyalty. Loyalty to God and loyalty ...

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September 16, 2013

PDP crisis: Drama in Abuja as ‘rebel’ governors consider Jonathan’s peace attempt

by Akan Ido The meeting between President Goodluck Jonathan and governors of the Peoples Democratic Party who staged a walkout ...

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August 30, 2013

Hauwa Gambo: Why it is (now) difficult to feel sympathy for Suntai (Y! FrontPage)

by Hauwa Gambo No man, or group of people, has the right to punish an entire people simply because he ...

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August 24, 2013

A rejoinder: A brotherly advice to Governor Akpabio

by Helen Ukpaukure It bears mentioning here that none other than the government of the United States has described Akpabio ...

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July 21, 2013

Gov. Akpabio rewards electrician for recovering his stolen dollars (Report)

by Akan Ido Money valued at over $250,000 which reportedly got missing in June from Governor Godswill Akpabio’s bedroom at ...

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June 24, 2013

Power play: Amaechi convenes NGF meeting, invites Jang, Akpabio, others

by Isi Esene In an apparent show of political might, the Rivers state governor, Rotimi Amaechi has called for a ...

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June 22, 2013

Peace at last? Amaechi and PDP to settle out of court

by Rachel Ogbu There could be light at the end of the tunnel for Rivers State Governor and Chairman, Nigeria ...

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June 6, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: Akwa Ibom and its much touted ‘uncommon transformation’

by Olusegun Adeniyi  But whenever I finally do visit and can spend some days, I will not only look at ...

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May 30, 2013

Opinion: When our governors went gaga in the spirit of Children’s Day

by Gbenga Omotoso  ….Ever seen a Nigerian election without blood, blows and bullets? Aren’t they the badges of a great ...

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May 30, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: The NGF election and the dangers ahead

by Olusegun Adeniyi Nigerians need not look too far for the real culprits in the saga of election manipulations in ...

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May 30, 2013

Abimbola Adelakun: Good luck, Governor Amaechi

by Abimbola Adelakun Amaechi, last time I checked, is a member of the PDP and a beneficiary of all the ...

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May 28, 2013

NGF crisis: Gov. Jonah Jang’s faction set to open new secretariat

by Rachel Ogbu Plateau State Governor Jonah Jang’s faction of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum are planning to open a secretariat ...

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May 27, 2013

How to rig a 35-man vote – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze “God is a democrat, does not support rigging but if you rig and succeed, that means God ...

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May 26, 2013

Opinion: NGF crisis – The pro-Jonathan faction has lost this one

by Wale Odunsi An election and not a selection was what they all agreed to conduct. Also their claim that it ...

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May 26, 2013

Amaechi is a traitor and would be treated as one – Dokubo-Asari

by Akan Ido The leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Mujahid Dokubo-Asari has described the governor of ...

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May 25, 2013

Confusion reigns as Gov. Jang holds inaugural meeting as NGF Chairman

The Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang, who claimed he was the duly elected Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), ...

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May 25, 2013

NGF election series: Amaechi’s camp claim to have video showing a free and fair election

Governors backing the newly reelected chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Rotimi Amaechi, had premonition that the keenly contested election ...

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May 25, 2013

Salihu Tanko Yakasai: Amaechi’s victory and its effect on Jonathan’s 2015 ambition (Y! Politico)

by Salihu Tanko Yakasai Though Governor Amaechi isn’t a saint, it became a case of ‘lesser of two evils’. His ...

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May 25, 2013

It wasn’t me: Jonathan denies involvement in NGF elections saga

by Isi Esene With speculations rife about the involvement of the Presidency in the high-powered politicking and horse-trading that characterised ...

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May 25, 2013

How Amaechi beat Jang to retain NGF seat; Akpabio, Mimiko, others cry foul

by Isi Esene The election of Governor Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi as the chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum has attracted ...

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April 14, 2013

Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg expected in Nigeria next month

by Isi Esene There are reports that the Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg will be visiting Akwa Ibom state in May ...

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March 30, 2013

Opinion: The unfair mob attack on Governor Akpabio by the press

by Ekerete Udoh  Today, the people of Akwa Ibom State are no longer at the bottomless pit of our collective ...

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March 25, 2013

Akpabio, Nigeria’s number one parrot – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze On live TV  and in the presence of Nigeria’s number one parrot, Don Akpabio apparently admitted to putting the ...

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March 19, 2013

Father Xmas: “I am giving all the state chairmen of the party N1 million each for Mr Biggs”- Governor Akpabio (WATCH)

by Rachel Ogbu Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio was in one of his charitable moods on Sunday  giving N1 million each to the ...

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March 9, 2013

Nasir El-Rufai: 2015: The Naked dancers and the two year marathon

by Nasir El-Rufai   As all parties gear up towards 2015, we need to ask: Is President Jonathan capable of ...

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