Buhari appoints Akpabio coordinator of Presidential Support Committee
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former Senate Minority leader Godswill Akpabio as the National Coordinator of the Presidential Support Committee. The Akwa Ibom state Coordinator of the committee,Mfon Okon, Uyo said four indigenes of the state have also been appointment into the committee. The new appointees include Lady Valerie Ebe, a former deputy governor…
Akpabio sabotaged takeoff of Ibom Science Park, group alleges
A group, Akwa Ibom Good Governance, has alleged that ex-governor Godswill Akpabio sabotaged the unsuccessful takeoff of Ibom Science project.
The Atiku dream to make Nigeria work - Part 2
On manufacturing, there are four action points on the what- to - do segment of which I welcome the decision to review import duty on raw materials available...
Ekere: PDP no longer ‘religion’ in Akwa Ibom
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom is one united family as we speak, and I tell you that we are fully reconciled and ready for the general election.
Akwa Ibom in the throes of violent takeover
Going by the calculations of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), whatever the party lost by the change of platform in some Middle Belt states, especially Benue and Kwara, it would regain in the oil-rich Akwa Ibom....
When Akwa Ibom people saw Warsaw rehearsal
The peace in Akwa Ibom State was shattered yesterday morning when the State House of Assembly invaded. There were rumours that there were weapons of war around the citadel of democracy, the state legislature.
PDP alleges Akpabio behind Akwa Ibom assembly siege
The opposition People's Democratic Party has alleged former minority leader, Godswill Akpabio, is behind the controversy rocking the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly. "The whole idea behind the recent onslaught by the Senator Godswill Akpabio’s sponsored sacked members of the state assembly is to cause mayhem, generate tension with a view to make the…
Senate warns on debt trap, okays $2.9b foreign loan
The Senate yesterday warned the Federal Government to stop taking external loans, urging it to find other means of generating revenue internally, rather than throw the country into a debt trap.
I will continue to be fair, unbias in appointment - Buhari
Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari said he will continue to ensure equitable and fair distribution of appointments among the 36 states of the federation without being bias. Buhari, since assumption in office in 2015, has come under criticism from different sections of the country for allegedly favouring the northern region of the country in appointments of…
I wanted Buhari to win not Jonathan in 2015-Akpabio
Former Senate minority leader, Godswill Akpabio, has said he never believed in his former party'ds presidential candidate, Goodluck Jonathan but instead supported President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 election. He disclosed this during a meeting of elders and leaders of Akwa Ibom State with Buhari in Abuja on Monday. “In 2015, we had a son…