The House of Representatives in Nigeria is to investigate alleged malpractices by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over crude oil swap contracts with some oil trading companies. The resolution followed a motion moved by Honourable Micheal Enyong, a member from Akwa Ibom State, who said there was a need to
The Akwa Ibom State Election Petition Tribunal has granted the All Progressives Congress (APC) the extension of time to inspect the electoral materials used for the April 11 governorship election. According to the ruling, which was delivered by the Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Abubakar Umar, the Independent National Electoral
The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) is Mr. Austin Okojie is alleged to have mobilised staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state on June 21, Sunday, to doctor election materials on the orders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom in the 11 April governorship election, Umana Okon Umana has described former governor of the state, now Senator, Godswill Akpabio as the author of rigging. Umana who finished second to Peoples Democratic Party’s Emmanuel Udom Gabriel, polled 89,865 against Udom’s
FILE PHOTO: NEMA official addressing Internally Displaced Persons The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has provided relief materials to support the rehabilitation of victims of communal clashes in Ekimbuk village, Ibiono Ibom Local Government, Akwa Ibom.
President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria Nigeria has selected two sites for the construction of its planned nuclear power plants, as Africa’s biggest economy tries to end decades of electricity blackouts that have blighted its growth.
Barring last minute change of mind, Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, is on the verge to sell off the state owned private jet as the cost of maintenance is said to be a drain to the state’s purse.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has urged corps members posted to the state to give their best for the development of the state. Governor Emmanuel made the call on Thursday, while declaring open the 2015 Batch A, stream 2 orientation exercise in the state.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.