Godswill Akpabio

Senate warns on debt trap, okays $2.9b foreign loan
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Senate warns on debt trap, okays $2.9b foreign loan

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki (left) and ex-Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio during plenary in Abuja… yesterday. • FEC explains borrowing to fund 2018 capital budget • Lawmakers probe CBN gov on ‘illicit ATM charges’ • Chamber turns rowdy over Akpabio’s bid to speak The Senate yesterday […]

I will continue to be fair, unbias in appointment – Buhari
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I will continue to be fair, unbias in appointment – Buhari

[File]  Photo/Twitter/ NGRPresident Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari said he will continue to ensure equitable and fair distribution of appointments among the 36 states of the federation without being bias. Buhari, since assumption in office in 2015, has come under criticism from different sections of the country for allegedly favouring the […]

Ahead of 2019, South-south APC reviews winning strategies
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Ahead of 2019, South-south APC reviews winning strategies

Akpabio •Leaders draft Ekere into guber race The South-south Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Ntufam Hilliard Etta has said he has no disagreement with Senator Bassey Otu, stressing that the little problem they had was just some family issues, which has been resolved before now and urged […]

Akpabio’s defection boosting Emmanuel’s home support
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Akpabio’s defection boosting Emmanuel’s home support

Emmanuel Udom and Akpabio Incumbent leverages on achievements What will play out in next year’s gubernatorial election in Akwa Ibom State is nothing short of a possible ‘battle of ego and a must win’ between Governor Udom Emmanuel and his predecessor and benefactor, Senator Godswill Akpabio. While the incumbent is […]

Ex-governors the problem of the Nigerian Senate – Donald Duke
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Ex-governors the problem of the Nigerian Senate – Donald Duke

Donald Duke A former governor of Cross River State has said the Nigerian Senate may not be peaceful until former state governors stop becoming lawmakers after leading their states. Donald Duke, also in the running for the Nigerian presidency, said the Nigerian Senate has become a “retirement home” for the […]

EU flays blockage of National Assembly, wants security forces to be neutral
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EU flays blockage of National Assembly, wants security forces to be neutral

Some National Assembly staff and journalists who were barred from entering complex due to a blockade of the main gate by officers of the Department of State Services (DSS) in Abuja. • Over 1000 APC members defect to PDP in Akwa Ibom State • Writers’ body queries unprogressive defections across […]

Group slams Akpabio’s planned defection to APC
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Group slams Akpabio’s planned defection to APC

Godswill Akpabio Saraki’s former chief of staff joins PDP Oro Reclamation Movement (ORM) has warned that any negotiation the All Progressives Congress (APC) enters into with Senator Godswill Akpabio representing Ikot Ekpene without considering the interest of Oro nation would be an exercise in futility.The Senate minority leader, who governed […]

Akpabio resigns as senate minority leader
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Akpabio resigns as senate minority leader

Former Akwa Ibom State governor Senator Godswill Akpabio has resigned as Nigerian senate’s minority leader. Akpabio’s resignation came days after he left the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). “Senator Akpabio thanked the Senate leadership, the minority leadership, all distinguished Senators, his party the Peoples […]

APC, Akpabio behind siege on National Assembly, Murray-Bruce claims
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APC, Akpabio behind siege on National Assembly, Murray-Bruce claims

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce PHOTO: TWITTER/ NIGERIAN SENATE Nigerian lawmaker, Ben Murray Bruce, has alleged that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and senator Godswill Akpabio were responsible for the blockage of the National Assembly in the early hours of Tuesday. The Guardian reported that masked Department of State Security (DSS) […]

Disquiet in Akwa Ibom over Akpabio’s planned defection to APC
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Disquiet in Akwa Ibom over Akpabio’s planned defection to APC

• Deputy governor debunks rumour of resignation • ‘Desertions by politicians can kill democracy’ Anxiety has enveloped Akwa Ibom State following the widely rumoured planned defection of Senate minority leader and its former governor, Godswill Akpabio from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) tomorrow. The […]

Again, Godswill Akpabio meets Tinubu
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Again, Godswill Akpabio meets Tinubu

< Previous 1 of 10 Next > Senate minority leader Senator Godwill Akpabio (L) and national leader of the All Progressives Congress Asiwaju Bola Tinubu The national leader of the All Progressives Congress Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Senate minority leader Senator Godwill Akpabio (L) and APC chieftain Yusuf Ali in Abuja on Monday. […]

Buhari’s aides confirm Akpabio’s defection
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Buhari’s aides confirm Akpabio’s defection

Nigerian Senate's minority leader Senator Godswill Akpabio greets President Muhammadu Buhari in London on Sunday, August 8, 2018 An aide to President Muhammadu Buhari has confirmed that Senator Godswill Akpabio will defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress on Wednesday. Akpabio, the Nigerian Senate’s minority leader and a former governor […]

APC chief silent over purported defection of Ayade, Ugwuanyi, Umahi, as Timi Frank dumps party
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APC chief silent over purported defection of Ayade, Ugwuanyi, Umahi, as Timi Frank dumps party

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (middle), winners of the Young MSME Award of the Year, Christabel and Blossom Otu Effiong, their mother, Grace Otu Effiong, with Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State at the maiden edition the National Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Award 2018 at State House Conference Centre, […]