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Resource control: How we fought Olusegun Obasanjo to submission – Udoma Udoma

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has opened up, for the first time, on the fierce battle the then agitators of resource control for the Niger Delta, fought with the then president Olusegun Obasanjo.
15 Senator Godswill Akpabio addressing a large crowd of youths at Ikot Ekpene plaza who turned out to receive him on his return from Enugu where he had gone to bury his grand mother-in-law. It turned out to be a political rally.

2019: Senator Akpabio, Governor Emmanuel bicker over guber poll

A former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, said he regretted imposing Mr Udom Emmanuel as the Akwa Ibom State Governor on the people of the state.

Senator Binta: My father burnt all my properties because I accepted Christ

Binta Masi Garba, lawmaker representing Adamawa north senatorial district, says her biological father burnt her property as a result of her decision to give her life to Jesus Christ.

Akwa Ibom council polls: Police disperse rowdy crowd with teargas in Eket

Police in Akwa Ibom on Saturday morning used tear gas to disperse large crowd of people waiting to collect electoral materials for the State’s local government’s elections at the area office of Akwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission, AKISIEC, in Eket.

Voter apathy, late arrival of materials mar Akwa Ibom council election

Saturday’s councils’ election in Akwa Ibom was characterized by late arrival of electoral materials and officials, including security personnel.

The options before Kachikwu

Monday’s response by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company to allegations of insubordination and contravention of extant laws made against its Group Managing Director, Dr Maikanti Baru, by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, should show Nigerians on whose side the pendulum of authority swings in the shameful public spat.

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