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The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Tribunal orders INEC to allow APC candidate inspect election materials

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Akwa Ibom elections: Tribunal receives 34 petitions – scribe

The Governorship, National Assembly and State Houses of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Uyo, Akwa Ibom says it has received no fewer than 34 petitions as at April 1.

Elections: INEC releases list of elected senators

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a list of senators elected for the ninth assembly so far.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC: 45 withdrawals made from NLNG dividends account in 19 years

There were more revelations Thursday as the Senate Committee on Gas investigating the alleged $1.05 billion withdrawn from the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation dividends in the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas was told that over 45 withdrawals were made from the NLNG dividend account with the Central Bank of Nigeria since 1999.

Senate seeks probe into Akwa Ibom Assembly invasion

The Senate on Thursday called for the investigation of the crisis that led into the Police laying siege on Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly.

Senate to investigate sealing of Akwa Ibom Assembly by security operatives

The Senate, on Wednesday, ordered an investigation into the sealing of the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly by security operatives.
Governor Udom Emmanuel

Udom Emmanuel: Troublemakers in Akwa Ibom already sewing military uniforms

Udom Emmanuel, the Akwa-Ibom State governor, has raised the alarm over threats by troublemakers to disrupt the 2019 governorship election in the state.

PDP: APC plotting to use militias to disrupt Akwa Ibom election

The Akwa Ibom State Government has formally invited the security agencies to investigate various claims to run down the government and cause mayhem in the build-up to the general elections in February next year.

FG files charges against Ike Ekweremadu, Bassey Albert for alleged non-declaration of assets

The Federal Government has filed charges against the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and Sen. Bassey Albert Akpan, bordering on alleged non-declaration of some of their assets.

A’Ibom North-East: Bassey Akpan emerges PDP senatorial candidate

A senator, Bassey Akpan, was on Tuesday declared winner of Akwa Ibom North-East Senatorial District primaries of PDP by Arthur Nwankwo, a member of the National Electoral Committee.

Akwa Ibom APC condemns destruction of Udom Emmanuel’s campaign billboards

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State has condemned the destruction of campaign billboards of Governor Udom Emmanuel in the state.

EFCC to arraign Senator Bassey Albert for allegedly receiving N254 million car bribes

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday filed charges at an Ikeja, Lagos State High Court against a serving senator, Albert Bassey, for allegedly receiving 12 cars as bribes, with the worth put at N254 million.
National Assembly

Ex-House of Reps member blames National Assembly for killings in Nigeria

‎A former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Bassey Etim, has blamed the National Assembly for the incessant killings in the country.

Federal government files charges against Senator Bassey Akpan

The Federal Government has filed fresh charges against Sen. Bassey Akpan, representing Akwa Ibom North East, at the Federal High Court, Abuja, over his failure to declare his assets.

Senator Enang: Federal government has no plan to reintroduce onshore–offshore dichotomy

The Senior Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, said the Federal Government has no plan to reintroduce onshore-offshore dichotomy in Nigeria.

Group urges President Buhari to veto Senate proceedings involving ousted Senator Bassey Akpan

A United Nations Human rights and election monitoring group, People’s Right to Life Development Foundation (PERLDEF), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to veto any legislative proceeding involving contribution of Senator Bassey Akpan.

Makarfi-led PDP withdraws appeal challenging sack of Sen. Akpan

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approached the Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar to dismiss its appeal lodged against a judgment of the Federal High Court, Uyo which sacked Mr Bassey Albert Akpan from the National Assembly and declared Hon Bassey Etim as lawful replacement.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, to commission the project of Ibikunle Amosun, outgoing governor of the state.

President Buhari: Governor Amosun has done well for Ogun

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday declared Governor Ibikunle Amosun has done well for himself and Ogun State.

NBC: Fulani radio license not for herdsmen alone

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has frowned at recent media reports which says that it granted a radio license to herdsmen.
Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

President Buhari felicitates with Edwin Clark at 92, describes him as partner for peace

President Muhammadu Buhari has extolled the virtues of Nigeria’s former Information Minister, Chief Edwin Clark, on the occasion of his 92nd birthday anniversary.
Isa Ashiru Kudan

Kaduna election: Tribunal to rule on Isa Ashiru, PDP’s ballot recount motion on Monday

The Kaduna Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has adjourned to Tuesday, May 27, to rule on the motion seeking for a recount of votes cast in the governorship elections in the state.

Governor Ambode inaugurates arts theatre in Epe

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday evening inaugurated the ultra-modern Lagos Theatre in Epe, expressing fulfillment with the projects executed by his administration within the ancient town and the adjoining communities.