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Akwa Ibom election: I’m confident of delivering my area for APC – Umana Umana

The Managing Director of the Oil & Gas Free Trade Zone, Obong Umana Umana, said he is satisfied with the conduct of the election so far and that he will deliver his area for his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has stressed the need for Akwa Ibom State, which is presently governed by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). to belong to mainstream national politics controlled by the All Progressives Congress (APC).-10

VP Osinbajo: We are cultivating oil palm to overtake crude oil

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that Nigeria is currently developing the oil palm sector to take over from crude oil as number one income earner.
President Muhammadu Buhari,

President Buhari to inaugurate APC presidential campaign council on Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2019 General Elections, will on Monday, inaugurate the APC Presidential Campaign Council for the 2019 General Elections.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari constitutes campaign team for husband’s re-election

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has reconsidered her earlier threats not to support her husband, Muhammadu Buhari in his second term bid if certain things were not changed.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency: Aliko Dangote not a member of APC presidential campaign council

The Presidency yesterday night clarified the status of the President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, named under the sub-head (Advisory Members) in the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council (PCC), unveiled yesterday, saying that Dangote “is not a member” of the APC PCC.
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APC: PDP panicking over imminent defeat in Akwa-Ibom

The All Progressives Congress says the accusation by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP that some of its members were involved in violence in Akwa Ibom State were borne out of panick that it may lose the 2019 general elections.

Akwa Ibom guber: Nsima Ekere emerges APC candidate

Nsima Ekere, the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has been declared the winner of the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State.

John Udoedehe: I’ve forgiven Godswill Akpabio

A former governorship candidate of the defunct Acton Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress in Akwa Ibom State, John Akpan Udoedehe, said he has forgiven Sen. Godswill Akpabio, for the troubles he went through during the 2011 election.
President Buhari with the delegation from Akwa Ibom led by Sen. Akpabio

Senator Akpabio: My Heart was with President Buhari, not Goodluck Jonathan, in 2015

Former governor of Akwa Ibom, Godswill Akpabio, has said his heart was with Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 election and not with his party’s candidate, former president, Goodluck Jonathan.
3 The leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State have urged Nsima Ekere, the Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), to contest for the 2019 governorship election in the state.

In Pictures: Senator Akpabio, Don Etiebet, other Akwa Ibom APC leaders support Nsima Ekere...

The leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State have urged Nsima Ekere, the Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), to contest for the 2019 governorship election in the state.

Governor Emmanuel’s aide joins APC

A Special Assistant on Project Monitoring to Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Utibe Idem, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC), bringing to five the number of Emmanuel’s aides who have resigned and joined the APC in the last few months.
8 The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State held the State Caucus Meeting on Saturday August 25, 2018 at Amazing Grace Centre, Uyo

Senator Akpabio hails NDDC chief Nsima Ekere for supporting APC membership registration drive, disputes...

Former Senate minority leader Godswill Akpabio has commended the Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Nsima Ekere, for supporting the ongoing membership registration drive and revalidation exercise of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State.
1 The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State held the State Caucus Meeting on Saturday August 25, 2018 at Amazing Grace Centre, Uyo

NDDC chief Nsima Ekere lauded for brokering truce in Akwa Ibom APC

Commended has come the way of the Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, for facilitating and encouraging the reconciliation process he initiated to bring back members of the former APC State Executive Committee (SEC) who sought to form a parallel SEC of the party.

Akwa Ibom guber: I can never be Governor Emmanuel’s running mate – Senator Udoedehe

Gubernatorial candidate of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in Akwa Ibom State, Senator John Akpan Udoedeghe, has vehemently protested social media contents suggesting his being picked as running mate to Governor Udom Emmanuel in 2019 election.

Governor Emmanuel denies dropping second term ambition

The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, has denied a report in a local newspaper in the state that he was no longer interested in a second term in office.

Revoking residence permits of Intels’ expatriates not political – OGFZA chief Umana Umana

The federal government says the revocation of residence permits of expatriate workers in Integrated Logistic Facilities & Services (Intels) was not politically-motivated.

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PDP congratulates Zamfara governor-elect, others

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.