Akwa Ibom State Government has indicated interest to partner with the United States of America in strategic development particularly in the areas of economy, health, education, technology and capacity building. The State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel gave the indication when the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr William Stuart Symington called on him at the […]

Statement credited to Senator Akpabio on botched Magu’s screening in the Senate is laughable

The attention of the Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio has been drawn to a statement circulated on the Internet by a group that goes with the acronym MURIC, which claimed that the former governor had kicked against the confirmation of Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the EFCC because “Magu wants us to confirm […]

#iStandWithOBA: 5 Questions Bassey 'Bafil' Etim Should Answer

#iStandWithOBA: 5 Questions Bassey ‘Bafil’ Etim Should Answer

While OBA traversed Akwa Ibom State seeking support for his Senate bid, Where Was BAFIL? #iStandWithOBA While OBA and other aspirants slugged it out during the PDP Primaries at Uyo Township Stadium, Where Was BAFIL? #iStandWithOBA When Udom Emmanuel, Godswill Akpabio, Nelson Effiong and others were presented their PDP flags, Where Was BAFIL? #iStandWithOBA When […]

Inibehe Effiong: Count Senator Akpabio out of your phantom assassination plot

The attention of the Senate Minority Leader and former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio has been drawn to a self-serving article published by Sahara Reporters with the title: “Former Gov. Akpabio, wife plots assassination of rights lawyer Inibehe Effiong over corruption probe, persistent criticism.” Such egoistic article from an inconsequential self-acclaimed “human […]

Why PDP lost power in 2015 – Ekwueme

Ihuoma Chiedozie, Enugu A former Vice-President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, on Tuesday gave reasons why the Peoples Democratic failed to win the 2015 presidential election. Ekwueme, a founding member of the party which held power for 16 years, said PDP was formed as a “mass movement” but along the way, it was hijacked by selfish interests. […]

Abia Governorship Tussle: Court To Deliver Judgment On May 12

The Supreme Court has fixed May 12, 2017, for judgment in an appeal filed by a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship aspirant, Mr Samson Ogah, in the Abia state governorship election in 2015. The apex court fixed the date after hearing submissions from parties in the suit. Ogah, who contested the primary election with Governor […]

Rep who survived kidnapping, dies at 51

A member of the House of Representatives from Katsina State, Mr. Bello Sani, died on Wednesday. He Represented Mashi/Dutsi Federal Constituency of Katsina State. The lawmaker died at the age of 51 and left a wife and his children behind Sani had in 2016 been kidnapped by unknown criminal elements, but he survived it. He […]

Katsina House of Assembly Speaker Impeached

The Katsina State House of Assembly on Wednesday impeached its Speaker  Aliyu Sabiu Muduru. Twenty-three out of thirty-four members endorsed a vote of no confidence before his impeachment was announced. Meanwhile, a lawmaker Yahaya Kusada has emerged as the new Speaker of the Katsina State House of Assembly. The post Katsina House of Assembly Speaker […]