Presidency aiding illegality in NDDC, Rep declares
Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta Affairs, Essien Ayi, has canvassed immediate inauguration of the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Akpabio links Nigeria’s insecurity to Gaddafi’s fall
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has linked the fall of the late Colonel Muammar Gaddafi regime in Libya to the unsavoury security situation in Nigeria.
Ex-militant leaders lambast colleague over attack on Akpabio
A group of ex-militant leaders, under the aegis of the Niger Delta Movement for Development (NDMD), has taken a swipe at Ebikabowei Victor-Ben, popularly called Boyloaf, over his recent verbal attacks on the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs...
Ex-militant accuses Akpabio, others of politicising Niger Delta development
A former militant leader, Ebikabowei Victor-Ben, popularly called ‘General’ Boyloaf has accused Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio and other federal appointees from the Niger Delta of playing politics with the region’s development.
NDDC: Akpabio's deceitful forensic audit should not stop board inauguration
The Niger Delta Minister Chief Godswill Akpabio recently hinted that the forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission, which he had earlier said would be concluded and the report submitted before April (this month) will now be concluded in July, following which the Governing Board will be put in place. We consider this an…
APC stakeholders reject Akpabio as party leader in Akwa Ibom
Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom have again rejected the choice of the Niger Delta Affairs Minister, Senator Godswill Akpabio as leader of the party in the state. A group within the party led by a former two-time military administrator of Rivers and Ogun states, Group Captain Sam Ewang (retd) had…
Akpabio promises better security, infrastructure in Niger Delta
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has pledged to collaborate with relevant stakeholders to end insecurity, especially on the region’s waterways and restore dilapidated infrastructure in the zone.
NDDC: Buhari should inaugurate board to douse tension in Niger Delta
President Muhammadu Buhari should listen to the voice of reason from all well-meaning Niger Deltans, and the elected governors of the region, the true representatives of the people, and inaugurate the Senate confirmed Board of NDDC, which Senator Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs had promised will be inaugurated on April 1, 2021. Beyond…
Akpabio’s purported emergence as party leader splits Akwa Ibom APC
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio’s purported emergence as leader of Akwa Ibom State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has split the party in the state.
Akpabio faults PDP, distances self from vote rigging In Akwa Ibom
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has faulted claim by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that he influenced Prof Peter Ogban to manipulate ....
Court jails UNICAL professor for election results manipulation
A high court in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, has sentenced a professor of soil science at the University of Calabar, Peter Ogban, to three years imprisonment for manipulating 2019 senatorial election results in the state. Ogban, who was the returning officer in the senatorial election in Akwa Ibom north-west in 2019, was prosecuted by the…