According to reports, the Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, and Godswill Akpabio, former governor of Akwa Ibom, are behind the recent bribery allegations against Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation.
The party also claimed that Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta and Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom, are also in the know of the plot.
Inyang Okoro and Sylvester Ngwuta, both justices of the supreme court, who were among the judicial officials […]
According to reports, the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has denied any links to Mr. Ibanga Akpabio, a cousin of former Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State.
The EFCC said in a statement by its spokesman, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren that Magu had never met Akpabio’s relative who has since been arrested for an alleged N10m oil scam.
In an audio recording posted on an online news portal, Sahara Reporters, Akpabio and a certain Osong were […]
Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Akan Okon, has denied that his office leaked state official documents to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Okon, while reacting to allegations by a state-based socio-political group, Akwa Ibom Conscience for Good Governance, that he was giving information to EFCC to indict former governor Godswill Akpabio, said that the allegation was “spurious.”
The Commissioner, in a statement in Uyo, said that as an appointee who served in the Godswill Akpabio administration, it was […]
Niger Delta Avengers have disowned a list purportedly issued by some members of the group, claiming that ex-President Goodluck Jonathan is one of their sponsors.
The list, issued by a certain Cynthia White on Sunday, also named other alleged sponsors as Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike; ex-Peoples Democratic Party spokesman, Olisa Metuh; erstwhile Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Safety and Administration Agency, Patrick Akpobolokemi; former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio; and ex-military commander, Government Ekpemupolo aka Tompolo.
However, NDA in […]
The Senate Minority Leader and former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Chief Godswill Akpabio said he was not making clandestine moves to join the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State.
Senator Akpabio while speaking with the Newsmen through his media aide, Anietie Ekong, said he was aware of the rumours, especially in the social media of his attempts to cross carpet and join the ruling APC.
Ekong said Akpabio’s camp was aware of the rumours, but stressed that the rumours […]
Ata Ikiddeh, a former special assistant on diaspora matters to immediate past Akwa Ibom Governor, Godswill Akpabio has described the Niger Delta Avengers as the military arm of the Peoples Democratic Party.
Reacting to the ongoing war on corruption by the current government, he said, “this government is a joke”, via a Facebook post.
When asked by one of his Facebook followers, Edim Asanaenyi, if the militant group was now a military wing of the PDP, Mr. Ikiddeh responded, “I am afraid […]
The Nigeria Police has reacted to the controversy surrounding the publication of a nude picture of a 30-year-old woman, Paula Lawrence, allegedly circulated by Anietie Ekong, the media aide to the Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio.
Lawrence had dragged the senator’s aide before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, alleging sexual harassment and seeking N100 million as damages for the emotional, psychological pain and torture she had suffered as a result of the harassment.
It was reported that the police […]
The immediate past governor of Akwa Ibom State and Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, Thursday accused his colleague, Dino Melaye and other leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of using the abduction of the 219 Chibok schoolgirls to win the 2015 elections.
Senator Melaye had in a motion he sponsored, lamented the plight of the girls and their parents.
He said the federal government cannot be said to have succeeded until the girls are rescued.
He said: “We cannot succeed as […]
According to the Senate Minority Leader and member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has appealed to Nigerians not to blame the current economy woes on the All Progressives Congress, APC, led government.
Addressing journalists in Arochukwu, Abia State, Akpabio said the country’s current economic challenge was a global phenomenon orchestrated by the steady fall in oil prices.
Akpabio who advocated for diversification of the economy said the global economic meltdown is being felt more by Nigerians because the […]
Chief Godswill Akpabio, former governor of Akwa Ibom state and Senate Minority Leader has pleaded with Nigerians to give the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, a chance to rule the country again in 2019.
The lawmaker disclosed this to journalists in Abia State after an inter-denominational thanksgiving service in honour of the victory of Senator Mao Ohuabunwa in the Abia North senatorial rerun election.
According to him, “As a party, we are happy with the arrangement made so far. Last week, we met […]
According to Report gathered by Newsmen, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has commenced investigation into allegations of financial recklesness levelled against some former governors.
To this end, the anti-graft agency will soon invite the ex-governors for interrogation at its headquarters in Abuja.
The questioning follows reports of a special investigations ordered into their tenures, New Telegraph reports.
The reports of investigations submitted by a crack team known as “Chairman Special Team,” is headed by the Head of the […]