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POLITICS

With Due Respect, Keep The Camera At Home - Nigerians Blasts Senator For Helping Woman On Camera

The senator representing the good people of Akwa Ibom North-West senatorial district and the former deputy governor of the state, Engr Chris Ekpenyong, drew the anger of Nigerians as he went on his twitter page yesterday, to announce his visit to a woman who delivered a set of triplets in his constituency. The woman, Mrs. Idongesit Anietie, gave birth to triplets one month after the Husband died in a ghastly motor accident in Akwa Ibom State. The Distinguished Senator who also hails from the same Local Gove

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With Due Respect, Keep The Camera At Home - Nigerians Blasts Senator For Helping Woman On Camera

POLITICS

See The Photos Of 12 Impeached Deputy Governors And Their Respective States

Impeaching a sitting Deputy-Governor of a state in Nigeria is a very tough decision by the legislative. It’s tough because it amounts to reversing the decision of a majority of the citizens of the state. It reverses the decision of the citizens who have placed the Deputy-Governor in the office for a stated term by voting for him/her in the gubernatorial elections of the State. The Act of removing the number 2 citizen of a State mostly happens as a result of disagreement between them and their master. In Nigeria,

  2 years ago ago
See The Photos Of 12 Impeached Deputy Governors And Their Respective States

POLITICS

Sen Ekpenyong Donates And Placed The Woman Who Gave Birth To Triplets In A'Ibom On Monthly Stipends

Yesterday, the Senator representing Akwa Ibom Northwest Senatorial district, Senator Chris Ekpenyong paid an unscheduled visits to Mrs. Idongesit Anietie, the woman who gave birth to triplets one month after the Husband died in a ghastly motor accident in Akwa Ibom State. The Distinguished Senator who also hails from the same Local Government Area, Obot Akara LGA with Mrs. Anietie, sympathized with her over the demise of her husband who passed on recently and in the same vein Senator Ekpenyong, appreciated

  2 years ago ago
Sen Ekpenyong Donates And Placed The Woman Who Gave Birth To Triplets In A'Ibom On Monthly Stipends

POLITICS

Ondo Impeachment Saga: See The List Of Impeached Deputy Governors Since 1999

Impeachment is a constitutional provision to remove a President, Vice President, Governors, and Deputy Governors from office respectively, for gross misconduct. However, these Constitutional provisions have been misused several times by the Governors against their Deputies whom they perceived are not being loyal to them any longer. From 1999 to date, 13 Deputy Governors have been impeached across 11 States of the Federation, while 4 resigned their position to avoid the embarrassment of Impeachment. 1. Chief

  2 years ago ago
Ondo Impeachment Saga: See The List Of Impeached Deputy Governors Since 1999

POLITICS

Senator Ekpenyong Urges President Buhari to Fish out the Perpetrators in the NDDC Corruption

SENATOR EKPENYONG RUES CANKERWORMS, 'FORENSIC CORRUPTIONS', 'COVID-419' IN NDDC   ... URGES BUHARI TO FISH OUT PERPETRATORS  An appeal has gone to President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the current allegations of "forensic corruption, Covid-419, contract scams," and infighting in the Niger Delta Development Commission, following "lack of probity, transparency and integrity amongst the players". In a press statement personally endorsed on Friday, July 17, 2020, the senator representing Akwa Ibom North-West

  2 years ago ago
Senator Ekpenyong Urges President Buhari to Fish out the Perpetrators in the NDDC Corruption

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Akwa Ibom Senator, Ekpenyong Empowers Constituents with Equipments and Startup Capitals

The Senator representing Akwa Ibom North West, Senator Chris Ekpenyong has donated training equipments and start-up packages to trainees on various skills from his Senatorial District. The beneficiaries who were over 400 women and youths selected across the 10 Local Government Areas of Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District were trained for more than 2 months on transportation businesses, fashion and design among others. The beneficiaries smiled home with training certificate, sewing machines, tricycles, start up capitals

  2 years ago ago
Akwa Ibom Senator, Ekpenyong Empowers Constituents with Equipments and Startup Capitals

POLITICS

Akpabio runs away, INEC insists he must run

By Ikeddy ISIGUZO AFTER weeks of speculations that ended with the declaration of Obong Godswill Akpabio that he was no longer interested in running as Senator in the stalled Akwa North West election, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, insists that Akpabio is a candidate in the election billed for Saturday. It is a devastating decision for Akpabio who wanted to walk away from the race leaving political pundits to ponder what the outcome would have been if he ran. With the INEC decision, Akp

  3 years ago ago
Akpabio runs away, INEC insists he must run

POLITICS

BREAKING: INEC Insists On No Substitution For Godswill Akpabio In Senatorial Re-run

Ahead of the Akwa Ibom north-west (Essien Udim) senatorial re-run election, the electoral umpire - INEC has issued a statement putting clarity to the insinuations that the APC will replace its candidate in the coming election. Recall the former senator, Godswill Akpabio who represented the district was thrown out after losing to a former deputy governor of the state, Chris Ekpenyong. Akpabio further went to challenge the victory in court and a re-run was ordered. Godswill Akpabio, having been appointed into

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BREAKING: INEC Insists On No Substitution For Godswill Akpabio In Senatorial Re-run

POLITICS

Why Former Akwa Ibom Governor Godswill Akpabio May Still Control Politics Once Again in 2023

Chief Godswill Obot Akpabio, CON, is a Nigerian lawyer and politician. He is the current Minister of Niger Delta, a former Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Senate's Minority Leader. He also served as Governor of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria from May 29, 2007, to May 29, 2015. He his one politician that pull weight and he is loved by akwa ibomite people because of his uncommon achievement as the then governor, Godwill akpabio has been having his ways into politics from governorship to Senate

  2 years ago ago
Why Former Akwa Ibom Governor Godswill Akpabio May Still Control Politics Once Again in 2023

POLITICS

Akpabio Reiterates His Withdrawal From Rerun Election, Supports his replacement Ekperikpe Ekpo

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has reiterated his earlier withdrawal from the court-ordered rerun election into the vacant seat of Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District. The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar, Cross River State had voided the declaration of Dr Chris Ekpenyong by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the Senator representing Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District and ordered fresh election to be conducted in Essien Udim Local Government A

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Akpabio Reiterates His Withdrawal From Rerun Election, Supports his replacement Ekperikpe Ekpo

EDUCATION

Today at the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

TODAY AT THE SENATE OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA 9th June 2020 The Senator representing Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial district, Senator Chris Ekpenyong, moved a motion for the need to revive the moribund paper mills in Nigeria. MOTION: Call on the need to revive the Moribund Paper Mills in Nigeria: Senator Chris Ekpenyong THE SENATE: Notes that the Nigeria three paper Mills; Nigeria Paper Mill (NPM) Kwara state, Nigeria Newsprint Manufacturing Company (NNMC) Akwa Ibom state, and Nigeria National Pap

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Today at the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

RELIGION

Sen. Ekpenyong Led Family Members, Friends, Aides and Supporters to Church for New Year Dedication

The Senate Vice Chairman on Water Resources committee, Senator Chris Ekpenyong, yesterday January 1st, 2020 led members of his family, friends, legislative aides, and supporters to his home parish of the Immaculate conception Parish Abaiakpo Nkap,Obot Akara LGA, for the Dedication of the year 2020 to God. The Distinguished Senator reassured the people of his commitment to the core reasons he was elected as senator of senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and promise to continue to support and sponsor b

  3 years ago ago
Sen. Ekpenyong Led Family Members, Friends, Aides and Supporters to Church for New Year Dedication

POLITICS

Tension Mounts As Akpabio Snubs Rerun Elections

All is set for a rerun of Senatorial Elections in Essien Udim LGA where current minister of Niger Delta Senator Godswill Akpabio hails from. The Appeal Court judgement had ordered a rerun of election in that LGA where it is widely believed election malpractice dominated last year's polls. Senator Godswill Akpabio had lost to Senator Chris Ekpenyong in an election many thought Akpabio would win. All is now set for the rerun but the former senator doesn't look interested. Of course any sane being would easily

  3 years ago ago
Tension Mounts As Akpabio Snubs Rerun Elections

POLITICS

Rerun Election: PDP Shine In Kano,Akwa-Ibom As Ekpeyong Floors Akpabio Again

By Adenegan Enigbokan Minister for Niger Delta Affairs and two-term former governor of Akwa-Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio loses his senatorial rerun election bid against Chris Ekpenyong as the former majority leader of the Senate in the 8th Assembly got 83,820 votes against his opponent and PDP candidate who polled 134,717 votes to return to the national assembly to represent Akwa-Ibom North West Senatorial District. In other rerun elections held yesterday former chairman house of Representatives, Hon. Abdul

  3 years ago ago
Rerun Election: PDP Shine In Kano,Akwa-Ibom As Ekpeyong Floors Akpabio Again

POLITICS

Senator begs party to replace him with another candidate in a rerun election

Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, has withdrawn from the rerun election of Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District. Akpabio had challenged the victory of Senator Chris Ekpenyong of the Peoples Democratic Party, who was declared winner of the February 23 election. The Court of Appeal had ruled that a rerun election should be held in some parts of Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District. Akpabio, in a letter to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, asked the party

  3 years ago ago
Senator begs party to replace him with another candidate in a rerun election

POLITICS

Why Akpabio Withdraws From Senatorial Re-run! Not What You Think

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio has withdrew from the planned rerun election for the Akwa Ibom North-West District.  The Court of Appeal, Calabar, in November, had ordered a rerun in only one local government area – Essien Udim – in the district, following Mr Akpabio’s appeal against the judgement of the election petition tribunal which declared that his opponent, Chris Ekpenyong of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was the validly elected senator for the district. According t

  3 years ago ago
Why Akpabio Withdraws From Senatorial Re-run! Not What You Think

POLITICS

Court Sentences Unical Professor To Jail For Manipulating Election Results In Favor Of APC

A high court in Akwa-Ibom sentenced a professor of soil science at the University of Calabar named Peter Ogban to three years imprisonment for manipulating the results in senatorial election in Akwa-Ibom North-west in 2019.

  1 year ago ago
Court Sentences Unical Professor To Jail For Manipulating Election Results In Favor Of APC

POLITICS

Waiting On Dinosaurs

By Edidiong Udobia The cumulative age of the three serving Senators from Akwa Ibom is about 176 years. Dr. Chris Ekpenyong, representing Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District, will be 67 later this year. That means the distinguished Senator was about 45 years when he was elected deputy governor of the state in 1999. Sen. Akon Eyakenyi, representing Eket Senatorial District, will be 61 years later this month. That means she was about 40 years when she was appointed Commissioner for Industry, Commerce and Tourism in

  1 year ago ago
Waiting On Dinosaurs