The battle for the soul of the Akwa-ibom State Government House in recent time is leaving no one in doubt as to what the Election year holds for the Oil-rich State.PDP Topshots interested in taking over from the incumbent Governor Udom Emmanuel are already warming up to slug it out for party's 2023 Governorship Ticket.
Akpabio Speaks As part of measures to support the security infrastructure to sustain peace and socio-economic development within the region, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has unveiled plans to establish the “Special Operation Unit” of the Nigerian Police Force, NPF, for the region.
KFG To Set Up Police Special Unit For Niger Delta Soon — Akpabio.As part of measures to support the security infrastructure to sustain peace and socio-economic development within the region, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has unveiled plans to establish Special Operation Unit of the Nigerian Police Force, NPF, for the region.
At least two powerful ministers of Muhammadu Buhari have issues with their state chapters of the All Progresives Congress and they tend to face very severe opposition within the party come 2023.As the country moves closer to the 2023 general elections, every politician is looking for ways to stand firmer and hold more influence so as not to take the backseat after the election.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs and former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio, paid a courtesy visit to the Acting National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Senator John James Akpanudoedeghe.Senator Akpabio who paid the courtesy visit to the National Secretary at his Abuja office earlier today, said that the rationale behind his visit was strengthen the party, and also used the medium to chart a new course for the unity of the party's members in the state level.
Bolt, Uber Drivers To Commence Strike On Monday It is no more news that Some Uber and Bolt drivers in Lagos on Saturday asked the e-hailing companies to immediately increase fares being charged by the operators, failing which they would go off the road from Monday. The e-cab operators, under the aegis of Professional E-hailing Drivers and Private Owners Association (PEDPA), threatened to embark on the strike if their demands were not met. FG Set July As Deadline For Forensic Audit The Federal Government led
As the general elections in 2023 approach, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom seems to be losing the fight to clean up its act.As we speak, the party is deeply split into two divisions, with party chieftains and lawmakers lining up behind one of the two leading gladiators in what has now become a fierce struggle for leadership of the party in the South-South state currently dominated by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
At least two of Muhammadu Buhari's influential ministers are having problems with their state chapters of the All Progressives Congress, and they are likely to face fierce opposition within the party by 2023.As the country approaches the 2023 general elections, every politician is looking for ways to strengthen their positions and gain more clout in order to avoid falling behind after the election.
Former Nigeria Premier League scoring sensation, Emem Eduok has scored another goal but this time around it's a domestic goal.The player who scored the first goal at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium representing the Super Eagles bought a brand Mercedes car for their mother, Mrs Patience Eduok on the occasion of her Birthday.
Today's Headlines: "Insecurity Is Politically Motivated"- Akpabio, "Ebubeagu" Makes First Appearance
(1) Senator Akpabio Speaks The issue of insecurity in Nigeria has taken a wrong turn, as kidnapping is becoming rampant in this country on daily basis.However, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio have joined other politicians who believes insecurities in Nigeria are politically motivated.
Niger Delta must register uncommon development — Akpabio Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio has made a statement, declaring that Niger Delta must encounter uncommon development again.The Governor made the statement through Anthony Ekene Onwuka, who is his Special Assistant on Project Monitoring and Special Duties.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has donated relief materials to vulnerable persons at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp, in Ikot Ekpene Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.Senator Akpabio who was represented by Dr Patrick Umoh, Chief Press Secretary, Mr Anietie Ekong and Senior Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Presidential Monitoring Committee on the NDDC, Mr Clement Ikpatt made the donation to the Catholic Bishop of Ikot Ekpene, Bishop Camillus Umoh.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has inaugurated the field forensic auditors billed to audit the activities of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) in the nine States of the region, and tasked them to audit the activities of the Commission from 2001 when it was established to 2019. Akpabio who inaugurated the team of 16 auditing firms during NDDC strategic capacity building workshop in Uyo Friday, said the team of forensic auditors “should be able to get the job done within
It is always possible for social media users and distant observers to judge the activities of politicians and at times exaggerate same beyond the real intentions of the politicians.Recently, there has been a widely insinuated power tusle and faction allegedly going on in the Akwa Ibom State chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) between the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio and the National APC Caretaker Secretary, Senator John Akpan Udoedehe.
As insecurity keeps rising in Nigeria on daily basis, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on the Department of State Service, DSS, to invite the Honourable Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, for questioning due to a statement he made while in the All Progressives Congress, APC, National Secretariat in Abuja on Thursday, 29th April 2021.
Today's Headlines: Uzodinma Will Pay For The Death Of Ikonso-IPOB, Benue Monarch Held In Military Custody, Another Evades Arrest.
Why I met twice with EFCC chairman same day — Akpabio.Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has dismissed a news report in an online media (not Vanguard) that he was on Wednesday detained and questioned by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, after an attempt to bribe its chairman with $350,000.
Today's News: Security Operatives Allegedly Kill IPOB'S ESN Commander, Akpabio Speaks On His Reported Arrest For Bribing EFCC Boss
" Nigeria at war with bandits - Gumi : Sheik Ahmad Gumi the Islamic cleric states that the killings of the three abducted students of Greenfield University shows that bandits are at war with Nigerians .Gumi also noted that the only solution is for federal government to grant amnesty to the bandits for them to lay down their arms Boko Haram troops neutralize many terrorist in Geidam : It was gathered that soldiers assisted by fighter helicopter engage in a battle with suspected members of the Islamic state of West African Province ISWAP for three hours in Geidam town of Geidam local government area.
Information reaching our news desk now has it that the current Minister of Niger-Delta Affairs, Chief Godswill Akpabio and five of his aides were detained for two hours for attempting to bribe the Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa.The former Governor has been struggling to get over allegations of financial corruption hanged on his neck by the anti-graft agency which was traced back to his days as the Governor of Akwa Ibom State.
Godswill Akpabio has denied being temporarily detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after he allegedly attempted to bribe its new chairman Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa.“For the information of the general public, the Honourable Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has no reason to offer bribe to the new Chairman of the EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa and never did,” said Akpabio, who’s also a former governor of Akwa Ibom.
……… explains ADF mission.The minister of Nigerdelta Affairs and former governor of Akwa ibom state senator Godswill Akpabio has reminded the people of the state that the development and infrastructural renaissance of the state remain in their hands.Senator Godswill Akpabio who spoke during the inauguration of Akwa Ibom Democratic Forum (ADF) in Eket and Uyo Senatorial Districts also said the Forum was apolitical, not an appendage of any political party or person, but an amalgam of people who are yearning and craving for dependable and efficient leadership in the State.