Tag: Akwa Ibom

Court Of Appeal Nullifies Akwa Ibom Gubernatorial Election In All LGA’s, Orders Re-run

A five-man panel of the Court of Appeal in Abuja has dismissed the appeal filed by Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, challenging the October 21, 2015 judgment of the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal which nullified his election in 18 out of the 31 Local Government Areas in[Read More…]

We’ll Reclaim Akwa-Ibom, Rivers – APC’s John Oyegun Vows

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has voiced confidence in the party’s chances in the disputed Rivers state governorship election. In a release issued last night by the APC’s Assistant Director, Publicity, Edegbe Odemwingie, he also voiced confidence in the party’s chances in the Akwa-Ibom[Read More…]

Akwa Ibom Election Tribunal Judgement Does Not Guarantee Us Victory Says APC’s Umana Umana

Press Releases The Akwa Ibom Governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the April 11 2015 elections, Mr Umana Okon Umana has told his supporters that the recent judgement of the election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja is not favourable to the party. Umana made the assertion while addressing a few[Read More…]

Fayose Condemns Rivers, Akwa Ibom Tribunal Judgments, Cautions Buhari, APC

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has condemned the tribunal judgments nullifying the elections of Rivers and Akwa Ibom States Governors, Mr Nyesom Wike and Emmanuel Udom respectively, saying; “the seeming collaboration between the All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government and a section of the judiciary is worrisome and[Read More…]

Breaking: Tribunal Orders Re-run In Akwa Ibom Governorship Election

The Akwa Ibom State governorship tribunal has ordered for a rerun of the governorship election in the state. The Tribunal ordered Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct re-run election in 18 local government areas of the state. There are 31 LGs in Akwa Ibom. Giving its verdict on Wednesday,[Read More…]

Invasion Of Akwa Ibom Govt House By DSS, PDP Governors Say Buhari Is Turning Nigeria Into Dictatorship

Governors elected under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday said Nigeria was sliding into dictatorship under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari. The governors, under the aegis of the PDP Governors’ Forum, made this known after rising from a two-hour meeting of the forum held in the[Read More…]

Akwa Ibom: Is Impunity Winning The War Over Immunity?

Tahir Sherriff Focus has been consistently maintained on the government, the governor and the people of Akwa Ibom state. From strict monitoring during the recently concluded elections to intense post-election court cases and a series of breaking news on newspapers and the internet. A recent invasion of a residence in[Read More…]

Public Interests Lawyers Accuses APC Of Using DSS To Harass Akwa Ibom REC

Press Releases THE CONTINUING DSS HARASSMENT OF THE AKWA IBOM RESIDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSIONER, AUSTIN OKOJIE: PRESS STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC INTEREST LAWYERS LEAGUE (PILL) Seven days ago the Resident Electoral Commissioner of Akwa Ibom State, Austin Okojie was arrested and detained by the Department of State Services and was[Read More…]

Obasanjo Engaged In More Consultation With Senators, Receives Akwa-Ibom Governor

Hours after the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki led some members of the Senate on a consultation visit to former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital on Friday, the Akwa Ibom state governor, Emmanuel Udom was also at the Presidential Hilltop residence to pay similar visit. This[Read More…]

List Of 18 States That Are Bankrupt, Can’t Pay Workers’ Salaries

Eighteen out of the thirty-six states of the federation are technically bankrupt. This is because they have mortgaged their federation account allocations to contractors by signing irrevocable payment orders with various banks. As a result, payment to contractors and other debt instruments are deducted at source and have become first[Read More…]