Tag: Udom Emmanuel

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 1, 2020

YNaija Governors’ Effectiveness Ranking: Matawalle, Ayade, Uzodinma, Obaseki emerge top performers for May

It has been an eventful year for Governors of the 36 states in the federation and for a good number ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 1, 2020

YNaija Governors’ Ranking: Sanwo-Olu, El-Rufai, Ganduje, Umahi | Here are the best and worst performers for April

States across Nigeria continued for the second month running, intense battles against the coronavirus pandemic within their domain. We saw ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 2, 2020

Akwa Ibom mistook COVID-19 results for number of votes? | The #YNaija Cover

The headquarters of Nollywood may be moving to Uyo in the next few days if the action of the state ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 27, 2018

The Late 5: CAN cautions El-Rufai over threat to arrest Pastor Paul Enenche; Buhari must answer to corruption allegation against his family – PDP | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has reacted to threats by ...

tosin adesinaNovember 28, 2018

The crisis in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly needs to end now

The crisis rocking the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly took a dramatic turn on Tuesday as five suspended members ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 27, 2018

The Late 5: Governor Udom storms House of Assembly to stop his impeachment; Nwosu remains my choice even if he dumps APC – Okorocha | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Leadership crisis at the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly on Tuesday ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 25, 2018

Osinbajo, Jonathan, Adeboye, Oyedepo, others attend Paul Eneche’s 100,000-seater auditorium dedication (PHOTOS)

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, former president Goodluck Jonathan; General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 30, 2018

The Late 5: As bloody Shi’ites protest continues for 3rd straight day; Buhari meets Wike, 3 other PDP governors behind closed doors | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The clash between members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) and ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 1, 2018

The Big 5: I forgive Ambode but his allegations are shameless and untrue – Sanwo-Olu; Rivers APC primary produces 2 governorship candidates | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Babajide Sanwo-Olu, a governorship aspirant for the primaries of the All ...

AzeezDecember 23, 2017

Governor Udom just found his voice to criticise the $1bn for fight against Boko Haram

Akwa Ibom governor, Udom Emmanuel has kicked against the withdrawal of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account to fight ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 4, 2017

The use of force is not an alternative to conflict resolution | Niger Delta Governors

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Usani and governors of the Niger Delta states including Prof. Ben Ayade (Cross River); ...

EditorSeptember 26, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] How Udom Emmanuel is “shielding” Akpabio from investigation

There is a strange connivance between two individuals at the moment which is a case of elites versus masses. In ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 24, 2017

Why power supply is still epileptic – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday in Onna Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom, while inaugurating an Electric Metering Factory as part ...

AzeezAugust 6, 2017

I didn’t budget N9.1bn for new lodge – Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel has dismissed reports that he is planning to build a new government in Lagos ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 28, 2017

God has answered prayers for Buhari – Gov Udom

The Governor of Akwa Ibom, Udom Emmanuel Friday, said he was not going to disclose the discussion the governor’s had ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 13, 2017

Stop escalating local politics, concentrate on good governance – Senate tells Gov Bello

Support for Senator Dino Melaye against the Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello continued on Thursday when the upper chamber described ...

RoqeebahDecember 11, 2016

The Explainer: Why the Reigners Church collapse is very important

Yesterday, a church in Akwa Ibom collapsed leaving an unascertained number of people dead in the wake of the disaster. ...

AzeezDecember 11, 2016

Uyo church building collapse leaves ‘over 200 people dead’

The collapse of the Reigners Bible Church in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital on Saturday has left over 200 people ...

AzeezDecember 11, 2016

President Buhari ‘congratulates’ Akwa Ibom governor over his escape from church collapse

Nigerians have described as insensitivity a press release written by the Senior Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 10, 2016

Gov. Emmanuel says he was in Reigners Bible Church when it collapsed

Governor of Akwa Ibom, Udom Emmanuel has confirmed reports as to his whereabouts during the collapse of a church building in ...

AzeezNovember 12, 2016

Akwa Ibom governor promises Super Eagles $10,000 per goal against Algeria

Akwa Ibom Governor, Udom Emmanuel has promised the Super Eagles $10,000 for every unreplied goal against their Algerian counterpart at ...

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 16, 2016

Akwa Ibom governor dissolves cabinet

Akwa Ibom governor, Udom Emmanuel on Saturday dissolved the State Executive Council. In a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 6, 2016

Buhari, Jonathan, Jega named Leadership persons of the year (PHOTOS)

President Muhammadu Buhari was one Thursday named Leadership Newspaper’s person of the year. Immediate past president Goodluck Jonathan, and immediate ...

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 16, 2015

Governor Udom’s driver is a trained Police spy – Akwa Ibom government

The government of Akwa Ibom, has denied widespread reports that Governor Udom Emmanuel’s official driver, Edet Bassey, is a police ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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