Uyo Senate seat: PDP makes u- turn, wants appeal against Etim revisited

Bassey Albert & Bassey Etim  ______________________________________   The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has made a U- turn on its earlier notice of withdrawal of appeal against Mr Bassey Etim regarding the Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial political quagmire. The National Working Committee of the PDP has re- instructed its Akwa Ibom Chapter legal team to […]

PDP releases list of successful councillorship candidates in just concluded primaries in Akwa Ibom

By Itoro BASSEY —   The leadership of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State has released the list of successful councillorship candidates who were elected in the primaries held across the state last weekend . The list is contained in a press release issued by the party’s publicity secretary, Ini Ememobong, on Thursday. […]

Resettle Amazaba community now, Ijaw people tell Gov Udom

Governor Udom Emmanuel  ____________________________________________   Ijaw People’s Development Initiative (IPDI) has called on Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom State to resettle the people of Amazaba community of Eastern Obolo Local Government Area, sacked from their ancestral home 10 years ago by neighbouring Ikot Akpan Udo community, Ibibio clan in Abasi Local Government Area, over […]

EFCC, Akwa Ibom clash over Akpabio’s probe for alleged N108.1b fraud

. Godswill Akpabio  ________________________________________________   For seven times, the Akwa Ibom State Government has blocked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from investigating former Governor Godswill Akpabio, The Nation reports.  The Minority Leader of the Senate is under probe for alleged diversion of public funds and corrupt practices reported to the EFCC through several […]