PDP reacts to APC’s withdrawal ahead of local govt elections in Akwa Ibom

. Ini Ememobong, AKS PDP spokesman ______________________________________   By Itoro BASSEY Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State, Ini Ememobong, has said that lack of preparation moved the state’s chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to issue a pull out notice ahead of the proposed November 11 local government election. […]

Biafra agitation capable of destroying Nigeria – Akpabio

. Godswill Akpabio ________________________________________________________________ Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has said Nigeria’s survival depends on the resolution of the Biafran agitation, the Boko Haram insurgency and other threats to national unity. Mr. Akpabio spoke Thursday in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, where he organised a constituency briefing and empowerment programme for his constituents in Akwa Ibom […]

Akpabio, other lawmakers revive southern Nigeria senators’ caucus

Serving senators from the southern part of the country have revived the Southern Nigeria Senators’ Caucus, which was first formed during the fifth assembly under the leadership of then Senate President Ken Nnamani. Announcing the creation of the caucus wednesday at a media briefing, Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, said the caucus is a response […]

Bonny people give oil coys 21 days ultimatum to address marginalisation or face shutdown

. Map showing Bonny territory  ______________________________________________________________________   The people of Ancient Grand Bonny Kingdom in Bonny Local Government area of Rivers state have given Multinational oil giantso, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) and Prime Exploration and Production Limited operating within the Bonny axis, a 21 day ultimatum to address issue of community marginalization and commence a […]

President’s audio tape sparks controversy as PDP, Afenifere, others react

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Afenifere and other major stakeholders, yesterday, reacted to the presidency’s release of an audio tape to debunk insinuations that President Muhammadu Buhari had lost his ability to speak properly. While stakeholders from across the country generally welcomed the audio, there was, however, criticism of the president for speaking in Hausa, […]