BREAKING: PDP refuses to sell nomination form to Udom

By UBONG SAMPSON The national body of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has barred the immediate past Secretary to Akwa Ibom State Government, Mr Udom Emmanuel from purchasing the party’s nomination form for the forthcoming gubernatorial election. Propeller learnt that efforts by Udom to purchase the guber form has been frustrated since last week. […]

Brutish Akpabio orders suspension of Essien Udim PDP Chair

By INYANG ESSIEN Governor Godswill Akpabio’s brutality continued to sweep across Akwa Ibom state at the weekend. Propeller gathered on good authority that the self-styled governor on Wednesday ordered the indefinite suspension of Udoh Friday, the Essien Udim chapter chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP ). The undemocratic removal of Udo is not […]

How Jonathan forced Akpabio to back down on scandalous pension law – PREMIUM TIMES

IT was pressure from President Goodluck Jonathan that forced the profligate Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, to back down on his scandalous pension law, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report. A flustered Mr. Akpabio had last week said following nationwide outcry, he was requesting the state assembly to immediately review the law, with a view […]

 Kano Gets New Emir Today

Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, on Saturday said Kano State Government will announce a new Emir of Kano on Sunday (today). Kwankwaso said this after receiving the emirate’s kingmakers at the Government House, Kano. The new emir will succeed Ado Bayero, who passed on in the early hours of Friday after an undisclosed ailment and was […]

Pension Law: We Must Submit to the Will of the People, Attorney-General says

By Itoro Douglas Akwa Ibom Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General, Mr Ekpenyong Ntekim, says the state government decided to repeal the governor’s pension law 2014 in deference to public outcry.  Ntekim, who gave the explanation at a press conference in Uyo on Saturday, lamented that “the governor has become a victim of his honest intention.” […]