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Appeal Court ruling: Akwa Ibom governor reaffirms commitment to service

Governor Udom Emmanuel has affirmed his determination to run a Christ-centric government which will be transparent, accountable and dedicated to serving Akwa Ibom people.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has described his victory at the governorship election tribunal as a reaffirmation of the people’s mandate, saying that his administration will focus on the improvement of social services like education, healthcare, infrastructure, empowerment of the youths, women and the downtrodden.

Akwa Ibom gube: Appeal court upholds Governor Emmanuel’s elections

The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar on Wednesday, affirmed that Gov. Udom Emmanuel of the PDP was duly elected in the March 9 gubernatorial elections in Akwa Ibom State.

Tribunal upholds Akwa Ibom governor’s victory

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday upheld the March 9 election of Governor Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party.

Akwa Ibom guber: INEC identifies ‘fake’ presiding officer as APC witness

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has identified one William Ndarake, a witness to the APC governorship candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, at the ongoing governorship election tribunal, as a fake employee of the commission.

Akwa Ibom guber: INEC closes defence without calling witness

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has closed its defence on the petition filed against it at the Akwa Ibom State governorship election petition tribunal by the APC governorship candidate in the state, Mr Nsima Ekere, without calling a single witness.

Niger Delta leaders decry marginalization of Delta State

Niger Delta leaders on Friday vowed to take up the marginalisation issue of Delta State with the highest authority in Nigeria. The leaders said there was no reason whatsoever for Delta State to be so treated compared with Bayelsa, Akwa-Ibom and Cross River in the appointment of Chairman and Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

Governor Emmanuel bars commissioners, aides from talking to press

Akwa Ibom governor, Udom Emmanuel, has barred commissioners in his government from granting press interviews.

Akwa Ibom guber: APC candidate’s legal team accuses INEC of frustrating inspection of electoral...

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.
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.
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Akwa Ibom election: Senator Akpabio, others blame INEC for poll loss

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.

Akwa Ibom elections: APC wanted to rig through federal might – PDP

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.

Akwa Ibom elections: APC rejects governorship result

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.
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Akwa Ibom elections: I’ll not let go till my stolen mandate is reclaimed –...

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.
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Akwa Ibom elections: INEC declares Governor Emmanuel winner of governorship poll

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.

Akwa Ibom elections: PDP wins 13 local governments

The incumbent governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, is leading in the governorship election results announced so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Akwa Ibom elections: APC candidate loses in own local government

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom State, Nsima Ekere, has lost the election in Ikot Abasi Local Government Area where he comes from.

Elections: Group urges Akwa Ibom Police to remain neutral during polls

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has been urged to maintain a high level of professionalism during the conduct of the elections in the state.

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NDLEA restates commitment to rid Kogi of illicit drugs

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