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However, incontrovertible result sheets from Akwa Ibom INEC office showed different figures that had Akpabio securing 138,256 votes as against Ekpeyong’s 123,843.
Bendel Insurance’s road trip to Lagos ended a fruitless journey yesterday as MFM FC earned maximum points to stay on top of the Group A of the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL).
Civil society groups in Akwa Ibom State have said that both the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) were involved in massive electoral fraud during the just concluded general elections in the state.
The leadership of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) at the weekend accused President Muhammadu Buhari of securing power in the just-concluded Presidential election in the country through dubious and corrupt means.
"We worked through the night and one body was recovered," the southwest coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye, told AFP.
The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly Wednesday passed into law the 2019 state appropriation bill, increasing it by over N2billion.
All Progressive Congress (APC) candidates in Akwa Ibom State chapter have blamed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for their loss at the 2019 presidential and governorship elections in the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Akwa Ibom State chapter, has attributed the massive failure of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state to the failure to prepare for the elections.
The All Progressives Congress in Akwa Ibom State has called for the cancellation of Saturday’s governorship election won by the incumbent governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Udom Emmanuel.
The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) says it has hired a new electricity collection agent to ensure easy payment of electricity bills by customers in four states.
A Coalition of Civil Rights Movement (CCRM), on Monday, commended the military’s ‘exceptional’ conduct during the recently concluded governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections.
Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Akwa Ibom State, Obong Nsima Ekere, has vowed to reclaim the mandate the people gave him during the Saturday’s gubernatorial poll which was allegedly stolen by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
“INEC did not provide sufficient information on these cancelations, the specific reasons for them, and the precise local government areas affected. This undermines public confidence in the process.”
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Governor Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party, winner of the governorship election in Akwa Ibom state.
The governorship candidate of the Allied People’s Movement, APM, Adekunle Akinlade, has announced his decision to challenge the victory of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state, Dapo Abiodun, in the election petitions tribunal.
Some casual workers of the Federal Medical Center, Makurdi, in Benue State, on Monday, locked down the hospital.
The Edo Election Petition Tribunal has so far received petitions from six candidates who contested the National Assembly election on February 23.
Mr Labaran Maku, the defeated Governorship Candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Nasarawa State, has advised his supporters not to take laws into their hands.
A 48-year-old motorist, Sanni Bashorun, who allegedly doused a man with petrol inflicting injuries on him, on Monday, appeared in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Football governing body FIFA has banned the former Guatemalan Football Association President Rafael Salguero from all football-related activities for seven years for bribery.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Sunday released its December 2018 financial and operations report, which indicates that it posted a trading surplus of ₦12.13 billion, a development it said sprang from the success recorded by its upstream subsidiary, the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC).
A Yola resident and owner of a block of 21 flats in Karu, near Abuja, has cried out that property racketeers are stalking him, apparently to kidnap and force him to sign off the Karu property.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has attributed the successes recorded by the All Progressives Congress during the February 23 and March 9 general elections in the state despite the party’s crisis to “divine intervention”.
Mr Mutiu Agboke, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Oyo state, says the era of manipulating results of elections in favour of any of the political party was over in the Nigerian democracy.