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The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied the allegation that he bribed the Chairman and members of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State.

Senate rejects budget for Niger Delta ministry

The Senate Committee on Niger Delta has rejected the 2020 capital budget of the ministry over the non completion of major projects in the region.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Niger Delta leaders back President Buhari on audit of NDDC

Leaders of the Niger Delta region, yesterday, said they are in support of the call for a forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC by President Muhammadu Buhari stating that it is the best decision taken by the federal government in the development of the region.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Crisis brews over transfer of NDDC to Niger Delta ministry

The recent decision by President Muhammadu Buhari to cede the supervision of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs may be challenged in court by some aggrieved lawyers.
Mr Ben Akabueze, the Director General Budget Office, says the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari tagged the “Budget of Growth and Job Creation” clearly defines its objectives.

Senators Akpabio, Ndume speak on 2020 budget estimate

Mr Ben Akabueze, the Director General Budget Office, says the 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari tagged the “Budget of Growth and Job Creation” clearly defines its objectives.

Festus Keyamo writes Guardian newspaper over ‘inaccurate’ story

Minister of State, Labour And Employment, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has written to Guardian Newspaper to retract a portion of a publication which suggested he once prosecuted Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, for alleged graft.
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Federal government suspends NDDC employment exercise

The Federal Government has ordered the suspension of any employment exercise in the Niger Delta Development Commission with immediate effect.

Ijaw leaders hail federal government over redeployment of NDDC to Niger Delta ministry

The people of Niger Delta region and stakeholders have expressed joy over the redeployment of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs for proper supervision and administration.g

ICPC recovers three ambulances, transformer from senator

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC) has announced the recovery of three ambulance vehicles and a 500KVA Transformer which are Constituency Project items, from a former senator, Buruji Kashamu.
Senator Tayo Alasoadura

Senator Alasoadura: I have what it takes to move region forward

The newly assigned Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Tayo Alasoadura, has promised to apply his knowledge of mandate of the ministry to move region forward.
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Tribunal declares Akwa Ibom APC candidate winner of assembly election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has now got one member in the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly following the declaration of Mr Nse Ntuen of Essien Udim state constituency the winner by the House of Assembly Elections Tribunal, sitting in Uyo, on Sunday.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied the allegation that he bribed the Chairman and members of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State.

Senator Akpabio: Federal government to build industrial clusters in Niger Delta

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, says the Federal Government is planning to build industrial clusters in nine states of the Niger Delta.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied the allegation that he bribed the Chairman and members of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State.

Justice Hafizu: Senator Akpabio was robbed of victory

A member of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Justice Sheriff Hafizu, has said Senator Godswill Akpabio was robbed of his victory in February 23 National Assembly election.
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.

Tribunal dismisses Senator Akpabio’s petition, upholds Chris Ekpenyong’s election

The National Assembly election petitions tribunal sitting in Uyo has upheld the election of Christopher Ekpenyong who represents Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District.
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Akwa Ibom APC youths protest judgments of election tribunal

Youths of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have protested the judgments of the National/state house of assembly election petition tribunal 11 in Akwa Ibom state.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied the allegation that he bribed the Chairman and members of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State.

Akwa Ibom North East: Senators Akpabio, Ekpenyong know fate next week

The minister for Niger Delta Affairs, Sen Godswill Akpabio, and his opponent in the election of Akwa Ibom North East (Ikot Ekpene) senatorial district, Chris Ekpenyong, will know their fate next week as the National Assembly election tribunal rounds off its sitting in the state.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godwin Akpabio, has stressed the need for redirecting the affairs of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) affairs, saying that the commission has over N2 trillion debt to settle.

Minister suspends payment for contracts by NDDC

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has suspended payments for contracts executed by the last management of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied the allegation that he bribed the Chairman and members of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State.

Senator Akpabio absolves self from bribery allegation against tribunal judges

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied the allegation that he bribed the Chairman and members of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State.
Governor Udom Emmanuel has commiserated with Senator Chris Ekpeyong over the demise of his wife Dr. Grace Ekpeyong.

Akwa Ibom governor threatens to sue accusers over ‘$1.5 million bribery’

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, on Wednesday asked those behind allegation of bribery against him to substantiate their claims with facts or face legal action.

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