EFCC summons Albert over curious N30 billion vote used during Akpabio’s tenure 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has summoned a former Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Bassey Albert, over a curious N30 billion vote for direct labour projects during the tenure of ex-Governor Godswill Akpabio, THE NATION reports. The said cash was suspected to have been laundered into some private accounts. But the Government of Akwa […]

Albert leads debate as Petroleum Industry Bill passes second reading in Senate

. Bassey Albert Akpan  _______________________________________________   A Bill for an Act to provide for the administrative framework for the Nigerian Petroleum industry and for other matters connected therewith, Thursday, 27th July, 2017 passed through second reading in the Senate. The bill was read the first time on the 25th day of July 2017 . The […]

Uyo Senate seat: Group to ban Saraki, 10 others from entering US

Bassey Albert & Bassey Etim  _________________________________________________   The controversy surrounding the refusal by the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, to inaugurate Hon. Bassey Etim as the senator representing Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District as ordered by a competent court of jurisdiction, is gradually assuming an international dimension. PELDEF, it would be recalled, had […]

Swear in Etim as Uyo senator now, Akwa Ibom community tells Saraki

Akwa Ibom community in Abuja has appealed to the Senate President Bukola Saraki to inaugurate Bassey Etim as Senator-Elect for Akwa Ibom Northeast. The Community which is an umbrella body of all indigenes of Akwa Ibom State resident in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and its environs stated that any further delays could lead to […]