Her Excellency, Mrs Unoma Godswill Akpabio, former first lady of Akwa Ibom State and wife of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, during the weekend visits her farm. Mrs Unoma Akpabio who arrived the farm with a Keke NAPEP, harvested some farm produce.
In Governance, one thing that enables the administration to remain relevant in the minds of the people is the presence of major projects that will touch the lives of the residents for a long time. These include projects like roads, hospitals, industries, etc. In Akwa Ibom state, ever since the advent of civilian rule in 1999, the state has been lucky to have in its saddle, 3 men who have continually created a very convenient administration for the citizens.
How Akpabio prevented 'Rage of the Niger-Delta' By Kehinde Aigbogun "I came in peace and in peace, I leave you!" These were the words of the Minister of Niger Delta and supervising Minister of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Senator Godswill Akpabio, shortly after taking the wind off the sail of what would have been another Armageddon in the Niger Delta region.
As the next election year draws closer, it is very clear that political bigwigs are already preparing ahead of the 2023 presidential election. It may interest you to know that consultations with stakeholders across the country are at top gear. Arguably, some political parties have already known who will represent them as a Presidential candidate.
Since the Third Republic till date, There are Prominent Nigerian Politicians who have served consecutively as a State Governor, Senator and Minister. Notable among these Political Stalwarts are Akpabio, 58 is an Ibibio by tribe from Akwa-ibom State. The Lawyer turned Politician came into limelight in 2002 following his appointment as Commissioner for Petroleum and Natural Resources during the Ex-governor Victor Attah-led Administration, Akpabio served in that capacity until 2006 when he resigned his appointment to pursue his Governorship Ambition.
Popular Akwa Ibom Female Gospel Minister, Pastor Pat Akpabio, has been advised to stop talking about her grievance with Senator Godswill Akpabio on Facebook. A female pastor by name Regina Akpan, told her to allow people to see the beauty of God in her and stop talking about the issue online again.
Akwa Ibom State like other States of the federation is blessed with intelligent, educated, lovely and selfless individuals. These individuals have contributed immensely to the growth and transformation of the country. Among these selfless individuals are women who have distinguished themselves in different fields. Mrs Ekaette Unoma Akpabio is one of such women in Nigeria.
A Fulani leader, Alhaji Usmanu Sule, better known as Jamhuro Lamba, has been kidnapped in Lalate, Ibarapa Local Government Area of Oyo State. A resident told Daily Trust that the 90-year-old man was abducted when he went to the village to check his relations. The resident said, “The gunmen stormed the village and took him away.
Babajide Kolade Otitoju has reacted to Godswill Akpabio visit to a former millitant in the Niger Delta region called Tompolo. The ace journalist while speaking on the Friday edition of Journalist Hangout said the visit of the Minister to Tompolo shows that it is not every situation that force can solve.
The Honourable Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has testified how God saved his wife, Ekaette Unoma Akpabio, from dying five years ago. The minister gave the testimony during his wife's birthday anniversary mass which was presided over by the auxiliary bishop of Abuja Catholic Diocese, Most Reverend Dr. Anselem Umoren.
Ex-Liberian President Backs Amina Mohammed To Succeed Buhari Photo Credit: Naija News Former President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, said she believes Amina Mohammed, the current deputy secretary-general of the United Nations (UN), is the perfect person to replace President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
Lagos Postpones 2021 Entrance Examination The admission examination/screening test for State Model Colleges and Upgraded Junior Secondary Schools for the year 2021, which was originally set for June 28 to July 3, 2021, has been rescheduled for July 15 to 19, 2021. Mr. Supo Gbadegesin, the Director of the Lagos State Examinations Board, made the announcement in a statement.
Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, on Monday, appealed to the National Assembly to speed up the process on the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), with any percentage. Akpabio who made the appeal at the town Hall meeting on the Destruction of Oil Pipelines and Gas Infrastructure, organized by the Ministry of Information and Culture, hinted that, the issue of percentage to be allotted to the oil producing communities may delay the passage of the Bill.
The wife of the Honourable Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio, marks her 50th birthday anniversary today. Mrs Ekaette Unoma Akpabio, who has been very much supportive to her husband in his political career, has been widely celebrated today by majority of Akwa Ibomites and Nigerians at large, as she adds one year to her age today.
The Honourable Minister of the the Federal Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio, has stated that the South South region of the country is not in support of the secession agenda which is championed by individuals and groups in the country. Akpabio made this statement in his office, the Federal Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, Abuja when he was visited by the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, Hajia Amina Mohammed on Tuesday, 6th July, 2021.
On the heels of the ultimatum and threats issued by Tompolo to the Federal Government over the government failure to reconstitute a substantive Board of NDDC; the minister for Niger - Delta and the Former Governor of Akwa-Ibom state, Senator Godswill Akpabio has touched down in Warri to meet with Tompolo and some Niger - Delta leaders.
Youths of the Niger Delta region are not happy that the Niger Delta Development Commission is being run by a sole administrator. A former Niger Delta militant, Tompolo has given the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio 7 days to constitute the NDDC board or he will mobilize the youths in the Niger Delta to destroy oil installations.
The drama between the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) and the Minister for Niger Delta seems to be unending. In a frantic effort to assuage the mood of the IYC who had given Godswill Akpabio an ultimatum to constitute a governing board for the NDDC, Akpabio met with the IYC and former militant Tompolo, and they asked him to go and constitutes a board for the NDDC.
Over the weekend, the wife of the Honourable Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Her Excellency, Mrs Ekaette Unoma Akpabio was sighted going to her farm to perform some farming activities. Mrs Akpabio who arrived the farm with Keke NAPEP, harvested some farm produce such as corn, vegetable, waterleaf and other produce.
A vibrant socio-political movement, Akwa ibom democratic forum (ADF) has expressed immense gratitude to President muhammadu Buhari over his foresight in appointing Senator Akpabio, not only as a minister, but assigning him the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs. The socio-political group acknowledged that from what the minister has done so far, there is no doubt that he would bring accelerated development to the region.