APC’s cry on Udom’s NTA award, an admittance of impending failure – Ememobong

* Ememobong, Akwa Ibom PDP spokesman  ___________________________   Itoro BASSEY  The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State says that the many cries of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) is nothing but a confirmation of the party’s weak political base in the state and an early admittance of the impending failure awaiting […]

No plans to reintroduce onshore/offshore dichotomy – Ita Enang

* Senator Ita Enang  ______________________________   Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate) to President Muhammadu Buhari, Senator Ita Enang has said there is no plan by the federal government or the All Progressives Congress to reintroduce the abrogated on-shore/off-shore dichotomy as insinuated by a section of the media. “No suggestion has been made for […]

AKHA, 30 other asseblies defy governors, vote for legislative autonomy

* AKHA Speaker, Onofiok Luke  ____________________________   By William EFFIONG Thirty-one state Houses of assembly in Nigeria voted for autonomy of state legislatures of Nigeria, defying governors in their individual states. In Akwa Ibom, Speaker Onofiok Luke led 12 lawmakers to vote in support of independence for state legislatures against pressure from the state executive. But […]

We’ll go any length to ensure release of all Nigerians in Boko Haram captivity – Buhari 

* Buhari  __________________   President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday vowed to ensure the release of all those held captive by Boko Haram insurgents. Buhari said his government would go to any length in ensuring the safe return of Nigerians abducted by the insurgent group. He made the declaration while receiving three lecturers of the University […]