Gov poll: Controversy Over Rivers, A’Ibom Results


As the May 29 handover date draws near, fresh controversy over the election results has been ignited between the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress in Rivers and Akwa Ibom states. According to two online portals, Premium Times and Sahara Reporters, the governorship elections in the two states

We Will Not Congratulate The A’Ibom Gov-Elect – APC


The All Progressives Congress (APC) Akwa Ibom State chapter, has warned against the plan by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to use some faceless individuals as the party’s local government chairmen to congratulate the Governor-elect, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, of PDP.

Akwa Ibom Election Results Will Not Be Reversed, Says INEC


Regardless of protests and violence, the Resident Electoral Commissioner in Akwa Ibom State, Barrister Austine Eni Okojie, has said that he cannot reverse the results of the April 11th, 2015 governorship and house of assembly elections as announced by the commission. He made his position on the general elections in

Probe rigging in Rivers, Akwa Ibom – EU Observer Mission

International observers during the governorship election in LagosPhoto: Idowu Ogunleye The EU Election Observation Mission (EOM) has called for investigations of what it described as “credible reports” of systematic poll frauds in Akwa Ibom and Rivers States in last Saturday’s gubernatorial and state houses of assembly elections held across Nigeria.

PHOTOS: SEE What Political Thugs Were Caught With During Akwa Ibom Governiorship Poll


Reports are coming in from Akwa Ibom state that seven armed men, alleged to be political thugs, were arrested by security operatives in Nsit Ubiom local government area of the state on Saturday, April 11, with arms and charms. The suspects were arrested with weapons such as guns, cutlasses, cans

Bloody Elections: Read How Many People Were Killed During Governorship Election (PHOTO)


As Nigerians were busy casting their votes for the candidate of their choice in Saturday’s governorship and state house of assembly elections, about 21 innocent Nigerians were killed in various part of the country. A voter with bullet wound being rushed to the hospital

APC Calls For Cancellation Of Akwa Ibom Election

While the governorship and state house of assembly elections are still in progress across the country, with Nigerians waiting in anticipation for their desired candidate to emerge winner, the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State has called for the cancellation of the polls. APC vs PDP logos.

INEC Distributes Materials To States

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has started the distribution of sensitive electoral materials to different states in Nigeria ahead of Saturday’s governorship election. On Thursday, the INEC in Akwa Ibom State, south-south Nigeria, sent materials to electoral officers for the 31 local government areas in the state.

Akwa Ibom APC Petitions INEC, Demands Removal Of REC

The Akwa Ibom State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has petitioned the Independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC) to remove the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Austin Okojie. The APC, in its petition, stated that INEC should ensure that Austin Okojie does not conduct the April 11 governorship and

Akwa Ibom: PDP, APC Intensify Strategies


AS the country gets ready for the governorship election on Saturday, April 11, 2015, the two major political parties in Akwa Ibom State, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and All Progressives Congress, APC, have once again commenced traversing the nooks and crannies of the state to woo the electorate. There

Akwa Ibom: APC calls for cancellation of results, redeployment of REC

Henry Ojelu/Akwa Ibom Akwa Ibom State APC Governorship Candidate, Umana Umana displaying fake results sheets used in Saturday’s presidential elections in the state The Akwa Ibom state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called for the cancellation of the presidential and national assembly elections in the state.

Governor Akpabio Finalises Plans To Rig Election


With just a few hours to the presidential election, the Governor of Akwa Ibom state, Godswill Akpabio, is said to have finalised a series of plans to manipulate today’s presidential and legislative elections in his state in favour of President Goodluck Jonathan and other candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party

Akpabio’s Election Was Valid – Supreme Court


The Supreme court have today ruled that Godswill Akpabio was validly elected as governor of Akwa Ibom State, in a unanimous decision. The unanimous decision brought to an end, a four-year legal tussle to impeach the governor.

Nigeria Vs Uganda: New Eagles Face Baptism Of Fire


Nigeria are expected to hand debuts to several of the country’s exciting new stars when they battle the Cranes of Uganda in a friendly on Wednesday at the Uyo Stadium, Akwa Ibom State. The match starts by 6p.m.

Akpabio Orders Investigation Into Murder Of Former Deputy Speaker

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Godswill Akpabio has ordered full scale investigation into the murder of the immediate past Deputy Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Mr Okon Uwah, by unknown persons. The governor announced this when he visited the family of the deceased in Uyo.