Minister, Niger Delta Affairs Ministry, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has described the coronation of His Highness, Nasir Ado Bayero, as the Emir of Bichi, less than 24 hours after he gave out his daughter, Zahra in marriage, as an uncommon grace and mercy from almighty Allah.
Akpabio Clarifies His Position On 2023 Presidency, Reveals His Assignment As Minister Of Niger Delta
The minister of Niger Delta, Chief Godswill Akpabio has silenced all insinuations that point to his interest in contesting for the Presidency in 2023. Chief Godswill Akpabio clarified this when he responded to a program anchored on Channels TV which referred to him as a Presidential hopeful. Akpabio requested that his name be struck off the list of Nigerians hoping to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in the coming elections in 2023.
By Udo Silas Now let me be clear. The reason for this piece is two-fold. Firstly, to call out Udom Emmanuel for the blatant and malicious lie that he met the Uyo-Ikot Ekpene Road at 20 percent completion; secondly, Udom Emmanuel’s ingratitude and continued disdain for a man whom God used to bring him from obscurity to statehood.
A group, Senator Godswill Akpabio For Common Good (SEGACG), has said that some highly placed individuals in the society have concluded plans to commence media attacks against Senator Godswill Akpabio because of his stance on the recently submitted forensic report. The group, which has its operational headquarters in the Northern part of Nigeria, in a statement titled, "Exposing The Gang-Up Against Akpabio," gave a graphic description of the plans by some politicians and contractors to invade the media space through sponsorship of articles, interviews in the social media to lie against the Minister because of his role in the successful completion of the forensic exercise.
Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan will on Tuesday commission the Uyo-Ikot Ekpene Road in Akwa Ibom state which was started during the administration of former governor Godswill Akpabio and completed by incumbent Deacon Udom Emmanuel. The 25 kilometres dualised road that boasts digital streetlights links seven local government areas: Uyo, Itu, Ibiono, Ikono, Abak, Essien Udim and Ikot Ekpene.
Opinion: Wike & Udom's relationship has stabilized South South PDP; Akpabio & Amaechi failed on this
The cordial relationship that exists between Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and his Akwa Ibom State counterpart, Emmanuel Udom, has been of tremendous benefit to the Peoples Democratic Party in the South-South region. The continuous dominance of the party in the region can be attributed to the smooth relationship between the two governors.
Wizkid's "Made in Lagos' hits One billion streams PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria Less than a year after it was released, Wizkid‘s album “Made In Lagos” has hit one billion streams across all streaming platforms. The album has 322 million streams on Apple Music, 229 million streams on Spotify, 227 million streams on YouTube, over 140 million streams on Audiomack, over 40 million streams on Boomplay and 20.1 million streams on Pandora.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has replied the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio for asking him to join the All Progressives Congress (APC). The former Akwa Ibom governor had said he would only call Wike a performing governor if he joins the ruling party but noted that he will not join others to lobby the Rivers State governor.
Today's Headlines: Why Angel Is My 'Favorite Girl'- Boma, Youths Accuse Akpabio Of Working Against Niger Delta
Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eye housemate, Boma, has stated that Angel is his favorite girl in the house. He said this on Tuesday night, while discussing with Whitemoney and Cross, about the girls in the house. Boma said, “I like Nini.
The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, and the Minister of Niger Delta Affair, Godswill Akpabio, has been at loggerhead for quite some time now. Photo credit: Peoples Gazette Wike and Akpabio have been attacking each other in the last few months over issues of Niger Delta and party differences.
The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike reportedly threatened to bar the former governor of Akwa Ibom State and the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, from using a road Rivers State government is constructing. According to the Rivers State Governor, he made it known that there was an agreement between the Rivers State government, the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC and the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, on how to contribute to the construction of the road, but unfortunately, Akpabio and his ministry has not contributed even one Naira.
The outcome of APC State Congresses held on Saturday showed that parallel congresses were held in some states. Photo credit: Vanguard According to a report by PUNCH, three factions loyal to the chieftains of APC in Akwa Ibom State held parallel congresses across the state on Saturday.
Ahead of the 2023 general elections in the country, politicians and political parties have been making smart moves that will ensure their success at the end of the elections. The ruling All Progressive Congress has been doing major political lobbying to lure more PDP politicians to the ruling party.
After the inauguration of the Muhammadu Buhari Nigeria Police Protection Unit in Port Harcourt, Rivers on Tuesday, September 28, things have not gone down well between Governor Nyesom Wike and the minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio. As that has brought an avenue for exchange of words between them.
Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State and incumbent Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio has stated that he will only declare Nyesom Wike a performing Governor if he joined the APC. (Photo Credit - Peoples Gazette) Nyesom Wike is the executive Governor of Rivers State and he is one of the most respected and revered chieftains of the People's Democratic Party.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike Tuesday turned down Senator Godswill Akpabio’s offer to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Governor Wike described the APC as cancer-infested, adding that he is “comfortable” in the Peoples Democratic party (PDP). Senator Akpabio, a former Akwa Ibom state governor and current minister of Niger Delta Affairs, was speaking at the commissioning of the Police Special Protection Unit (SPU) in Port Harcourt, by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has urged the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio to return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), where he was the uncommon governor. According to Wike, Akpabio enjoyed the title, uncommon, when he was in the PDP as a governor but he cannot boast of being one anymore.
Petroleum Product Retail Outlet Owners Association of Nigeria PETROAN has attributed the hike in the prices of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG also known as cooking gas in Nigeria to the current price in the international market, activities of middle and political factors. Rivers State Chairman of the PETROAN, Francis Dimkpa in an interview in Port Harcourt on Monday said LPG is traded at the international price in Nigeria, despite the fact that Nigeria produces part of the LPG consumed in the country.
Today's Headlines: Wike To Block Akpabio From Using Roads; Ndigbo Asked To Observe Minute Of Silence
Wike To Block Akpabio From Using Roads. Governor Nyesom Wike has threatened to bar Godswill Akpabio, the minister of Niger Delta Affairs, from using a road Rivers government is constructing. Mr Wike said at the inauguration of the Muhammadu Buhari Nigeria Police Protection Unit, an NDDC 68 flats project in Port Harcourt.
Tickets for the first round first leg match of the 2021/2022 CAF Champions League between the Champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League, Akwa United and the Champions of the Algerian league, CR Belouizdad has been fixed for N2,000 for VIP section and N1000 for popular stand. According to the Publicity Committee for the encounter, the tickets will be available for sales from Friday September 10 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium and radio stations in the state.