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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.
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 Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has met with former Senate Minority Leader and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Godswill Akpabio.
The National Council of Women Societies, (NCWS) on Tuesday called on the ninth National Assembly to appoint more women as principal officers and head of committees.
Stakeholders in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State commenced the process of rebuilding after its controversial defeat in the last Governorship Election held in the state.
US President Donald Trump on Sunday announced the departure of Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, underscoring his intent to toughen immigration policy amid a surge in illegal crossings along the southern border.
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has charged the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South-West to purge the party of “bad eggs and hypocrites.”
The Senate Caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party has called on their counterparts in the All Progressives Congress to stop dragging the name of the incumbent Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, into the schemes and plots by Senators-elect of the ruling party over who and who gets elected into the leadership of the Ninth Senate.
However, incontrovertible result sheets from Akwa Ibom INEC office showed different figures that had Akpabio securing 138,256 votes as against Ekpeyong’s 123,843.
The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly Wednesday passed into law the 2019 state appropriation bill, increasing it by over N2billion.
Former Senate minority leader, Godswill Akpabio, has withdrawn a case he filed in court challenging his Senate reelection loss.
The Akwa Ibom State Government has described as false and baseless, an allegation that there was an unholy alliance between it and the State’s Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) to the extent of influencing the placements of ad-hoc staff among other malicious allegations.
Former Akwa Ibom Governor, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has alleged that some officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were colluding with Governor Udom Emmanuel to compromise the forthcoming elections.
Former Senate Minority Leader and Senator representing Akwa Ibom North West, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has reacted to a letter purportedly written by him to the Chief of Staff to the President titled: “Gratitude for your marvelous support to Akwa Ibom APC”.
Seven days ahead of the 2019 elections, campaigns by political parties in Ekiti State have heightened as politicians now move from house-to-house to seek voters’ support, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run in the 2,000 metres in a meeting held in the Paris suburbs on June 11, the organisers said on Friday.
The Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday said he would work assiduously to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of the state.
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has praised Ajax's Andre Onana for his impressive displays between the sticks this season.
Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday congratulated the Zamfara State governor-elect, Bello Matawalle, and all federal and state legislators-elect on their victory in the 2019 general elections.
As the inauguration of the ninth Ondo State House of Assembly draws near, the people of Akure, the state capital, have demanded that the community be allowed to produce the next speaker of the Assembly.
Two officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) have been kidnapped.
Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu says Nigeria needs peace to develop as a people.
Activities were totally paralysed in all public primary schools across Oyo State on Monday, as teachers commenced an indefinite strike to protest against delay in payment of their salaries and other complaints
The Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide (YCYW) on Thursday hailed the election of Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti as the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF).