Sitting arrangement disagreement: Akpabio asks Saraki to resign

Sitting arrangement disagreement: Akpabio asks Saraki to resign

Former Senate Minority leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has called on Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to resign his position honorably or be forced out of office. Akpabio called for Saraki’s resignation after the spat they had on Wednesday in the house over Akpabio’s seating position. The senate was thrown into a rowdy session yesterday after Saraki asked Akpabio to move to the seat allocated to him in the senate before he could make any contribution. This…

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Akpabio, Buhari’s aide speak on assassination attempt on APC governorship candidate, Ekere

Akpabio, Buhari’s aide speak on assassination attempt on APC governorship candidate, Ekere

Senator Godswill Akpabio has reacted to the assassination attempt on the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Akwa Ibom State, Nsima Ekere. Ekere escaped gunshots attack at his residence in Ewet Housing Estate, Uyo, in the early morning of Wednesday. It was gathered that Ekere was meeting party leaders in the nearby residence of the Managing Director of the Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority, Mr Umana Umana, when the bullet was fired…

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Sen. Akpabio happy with Gov. Ugwuanyi/Chime rapport in Enugu, Hails Gov on peace and good governance

Sen. Akpabio happy with Gov. Ugwuanyi/Chime rapport in Enugu, Hails Gov on peace and good governance

The immediate past governor of Awka Ibom State and the Senator representing Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Godswill Akpabio has expressed delight with the relationship between Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State and his predecessor Sullivan Chime. Sen. Akpabio, who spoke during the funeral ceremony of his grand mother-in-law, Madam Mercy Uduoku Neife Igwenagu in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State, which was attended by Gov. Ugwuanyi and ex-Governor Chime,…

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Akwa Ibom: APC members join PDP after Akpabio’s defection

Akwa Ibom: APC members join PDP after Akpabio’s defection

A day after the defection of Senator Godswill Akpabio to the All Progressives Congress (APC), over 1000 members of the party in Oron federal constituency of Akwa Ibom State have joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). State PDP chairman, Obong Paul Ekpo received the defectors, noting that the party was a religion of the people of the state and all Nigerians. Obong Ekpo stressed that the PDP remained committed to the provision of good governance…

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Defection: How Osinbajo made us donate Akpabio to APC – PDP

Defection: How Osinbajo made us donate Akpabio to APC – PDP

The chairman of the Board of Trustees, BoT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Walid Jibril has said it was the action of the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, that made the PDP donate former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio to the APC. According to him, it was the response of the Acting President to the security siege at the National Assembly that made the opposition party allow Akpabio to go. He,…

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Akpabio breaks silence on becoming next Senate President

Akpabio breaks silence on becoming next Senate President

Senator Godswill Akpabio on Wednesday revealed that he has no intention to be the Senate President. He, however, said he had the intention of becoming what God wants him to be. The former Senate Minority Leader in an interview on Channels Television’s political programme, ‘Politics Today’, explained further the reasons behind his defection from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). “I don’t have any intention of becoming Senate President…

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What Saraki said about Akpabio dumping PDP for APC

What Saraki said about Akpabio dumping PDP for APC

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has said that ‎the defection of Senator Godswill Akpabio from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) is not a national issue. When asked during his world press conference on Wednesday, what he thought about the former Akwa Ibom State Governor’s exit from PDP, Saraki replied: “Akpabio’s issue is not a national issue. I won’t make comments on it.” The Senate President also refused to talk about…

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Why I dumped PDP for APC – Akpabio

Why I dumped PDP for APC – Akpabio

Former Senate minority Leader, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, on Wednesday pledged to take the people of Akwa Ibom state and the South-South to the centre for meaningful visibility. The 55-year-old former governor of Akwa Ibom formally defected from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressives Congress (APC) at a mega rally held at the Ikot Ekpene township stadium. He told the huge crowd that he decided to join APC because he discovered that President…

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Akpabio Visits Buhari in London, Set to Quit PDP for APC

Akpabio Visits Buhari in London, Set to Quit PDP for APC

All things being equal, former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, may leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) this week to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), a presidential aide has disclosed. Special Assistant on Prosecution to President Muhammadu Buhari, Okoi Obono-Obla, posted on Facebook, Saturday night, a message saying Akpabio will be received into APC on Thursday by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo and other top leaders of the party at a rally in…

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Defections: Senator Akpabio snubs PDP NEC meeting, meets Osinbajo

Defections: Senator Akpabio snubs PDP NEC meeting, meets Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, met with the Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, reportedly to perfect the lawmaker’s defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The former Akwa Ibom Governor arrived the State House Villa by 3.06pm, with the Presidential Aide on National Assembly (Senate), Senator Ita Enang. Both men went straight into the Vice President’s wing at the State House Villa. The two Akwa Ibom politicians…

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