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President Muhammadu Buhari, has been called upon to disregard the smear campaign by political opponents against the person of Sen. Godswill Akpabio in Akwa Ibom.
Former Akwa Ibom State governor Obong Victor Attah has sensationally disclosed that he is still haunted by his fight for resource control, which was aimed at letting states manage their own resources.
Two days to the expiration of tenure of the current state legislatures countrywide, a federal high court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, and presided over by the Justice Fatun Riman, has sacked all former PDP members of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly who defected to APC late last year.
The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Friday, dismissed a suit that sought to declare seats of Senators Bukola Saraki, Godswill Akpabio, Speaker Yakubu Dogara and 51 federal lawmakers that decamped from their respective political parties prior to the 2015 general election, vacant.
The defection of 53 lawmakers in the National Assembly to other political parties is unlawful, rules the Federal High Court.
Determined to retain his seat, former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, yesterday, gave reasons why the Federal High Court in Abuja should not sack him from the National Assembly for joining the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted leave to Senator Godswill Akpabio to personally challenge a suit seeking his removal from office for allegedly defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Chief Ebenezer Babatope, a former Minister of Transport, has said Godswill Akpabio, former Akwa Ibom State governor, committed political suicide by dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) prior to the 2019 elections.
Senator-elect for Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District (Akwa Ibom North-West), Dr. Chris Ekpenyong, has told Senator Godswill Akpabio to allow members of the election tribunal do their work.
Chukwuemeka Eze: Chibuike Amaechi, Godswill Akpabio’s reconciliation will benefit Niger Delta, Nigeria
A chieftain of the APC in Rivers State and one-time spokesman of the defunct new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has revealed how the coming together of Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, and former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, will benefit the Niger Delta region and Nigeria in general.
The legal team of Mr. Nsima Ekere, the APC governorship candidate in the March 9 gubernatorial election in Akwa Ibom State has accused INEC of frustrating the party on the inspection of election materials as ordered by the tribunal.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the former Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has reacted to report of him planning to defect back to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has met with former Senate Minority Leader and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Godswill Akpabio.
Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick, has dismissed allegations of corruption and financial misappropriation leveled against him and his board.
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.
The immediate past senator representing Anambra Central senatorial district, Chief Victor Umeh, has said that for Nigeria to evolve, there must be strict adherence to the rules governing the country.
The Ekiti State police command has arrested a 33-year old man, Kazeem Babalola, for allegedly killing three persons in Ado Ekiti metropolis.
The sixth Nasarawa State House of Assembly has re-elected Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi (APC-Umaisha/Ugya constituency) as Speaker.
President Donald Trump said Monday the US central bank has been “very, very destructive” to the economy by raising interest rates too quickly.
An Engineering firm, Evanpower Engineering Limited, has threatened to drag brewery giant, Nigerian Breweries to court over alleged usage of its Intellectual Property without pay.
Troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) operating around Lake Chad region, Tuesday killed 20 Boko Haram terrorists around Arege, Malkonory and Tumbum Rego general area.
The Securities and Exchange Commission in a brazen show of high handedness and a total disregard for the Nigerian justice system which they are sworn to uphold, has disregarded the directives of the Federal High Court, Lagos to suspend the implementation of sanctions against Oando PLC.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said that Kelechi Iheanacho has changed his attitude to training and he is now working seriously.
The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), says it is not conducting another verification exercise for the defunct staff of Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) as is being circulated in some quarters.
Leader of Afenifere (Egbe Ilosiwaju Yoruba) Senator Ayo Fasanmi has hailed Southwest governors for their efforts to fight banditry and curb insecurity in the region.