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Senator Akpabio addressing reporters at the Akwa Ibom International Airport, Uyo

There was no attack on Akpabio’s house – Police

“There was an attempted robbery at a filling station close to Senator Akpabio’s house.”

Gov Seriake Dickson speaking

What my late mother, Mama Gogo, meant to me — Governor Dickson

The governor thanks Messrs Buhari, Osinbajo, former Nigerian leaders, governors, and other dignitaries for their prayers and support.

Godswill Akpabio

Gunmen storm Akpabio’s country home – Aide

Godswill Akpabio’s aide said the shooting lasted for about 15 minutes.

Dr Udoma Bob Ekarika at a political rally on Monday in Onna, Akwa Ibom state

APC factional chairman in Akwa Ibom defects to PDP

“The cog in the wheel of Udom’s administration was Akapabio, and God has removed him.”

The Lagos State University (LASU)

LASU Crisis: University management planning illegal arrest of our members – ASUU

ASUU and the management have been locked in a conflict for many weeks.

Godswill Akpabio

I didn’t say I regret making Udom Emmanuel governor – Akpabio

Mr Akpabio had been quoted as saying: “Udom (Emmanuel) is a mistake that must be corrected in 2019”.

Senator Bassey Albert (with a faze cap) with Governor Udom Emmanuel at the Monday rally in Onna, Akwa Ibom state

The ‘only senator speaking for Akwa Ibom’ faces N254 million bribery charges

The Akwa Ibom senator received cars worth N254 million as bribes, the EFCC says.

You’re unfair to Wike, Rivers govt tells Tinubu

Says Mr Wike did not influence Mr Tambuwal’s decision to leave APC

Senator Bassey Albert (with a faze cap) with Governor Udom Emmanuel at the Monday rally in Onna, Akwa Ibom state

Only one senator speaking for Akwa Ibom in Senate – Gov. Emmanuel

The governor appears to be taking a swipe at Godswill Akpabio and Nelson Effiong.


Shell says it recovers 95% spilled oil in Bayelsa, Delta communities

SPDC acknowledged the spills and expressed regret over the incidents, an official said.

Amaechi and Wike

APC, Rivers govt trade blames over suspension of by-election

INEC announced the suspension of the Rivers election due to violence.

Benin Flood

Flood: Benin residents appeal for urgent govt action

A trader said the area had been in a terrible state for many years.

Rivers state on map

Rivers: INEC suspends by-election citing widespread violence

Youth reportedly confronted policemen.

Dino Melaye mocks Akpabio in new video

Dino Melaye mocks Akpabio in new video

The controversial senator sang for Gov. Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on a solidarity visit to Akwa Ibom Governor, Udom Emmanuel

Saraki visits Akwa Ibom, expresses solidarity with Governor Emmanuel

Political tension heightened in the state since the defection of a senator, Godswill Akpabio


INEC receives sensitive materials for Rivers by–elections

The election holds on Saturday

Edo welcomes 3,883 Libyan returnees in 10 months – Official

The returnees came in 34 different batches.

IGP Idris Ibrahim

Police lose 30 officers in one month – Commissioner

The commissioner laments that Nigerians are focusing on a few bad elements that dent the image of the force.

Abbey Ukpukpen

I will uphold my late husband’s ideals – legislator-elect

Mrs Ukpukpen won Saturday’s by-election to represent Obudu constituency in the Cross River House of Assembly.

Nigerian Army

How Army will be involved in Rivers by-election – Spokesperson

The by-election into Port Harcourt III state constituency will hold on August 18


23,500 persons benefit from free medical care in Delta

Out of the figure, 13, 817 persons were treated and given eyes glasses.

Governor Nyesom wike

2019: I have no preferred PDP presidential aspirant – Wike

The governor says the APC Federal Government has no single project on ground in the state.

PDP wins Cross River Assembly bye-election

The winner is the wife the deceased member of the Assembly, Stephen Ukpukpen, who died in May.

How Gov. Emmanuel can win without Akpabio

A former deputy governor in the state has weighed in on Mr Akpabio’s defection.

Imo State Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere

ANALYSIS: How Nigerian presidents, governors use impeachment as weapon against opponents

The Nigerian Constitution sees impeachment as a serious matter, therefore makes the process cumbersome.