Tag: Godswill Akpabio

Former NDDC boss Joi Nunieh accuses Niger Delta minister Akpabio of sexual harassment

Former acting Managing Director of the NDDC, Joi Nunieh has accused the Niger Delta minister Godswill Akpabio of sexual harassment. In an interview with Arise TV on Monday, July 13, Nunieh said she slapped Akpabio in his Abuja home for allegedly sexually harassing her. Recall that Akpabio in an earlier[Read More…]

Minister, Godswill Akpabio denies collecting N500m NDDC projects

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, on Friday, denied collecting and executing projects worth N500m in the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC. He stated this when he appeared before the Senate ad hoc committee on the alleged misappropriation of N40bn in the intervention agency by the Interim[Read More…]

Godswill Akpabio And Others To Be Investigated Over Alleged Misappropriation

The House of Representatives has summoned former governor of Akwa Ibon and Niger Delta Affairs Minister, Godswill Akpabio and members of the new Interim Management Committee in order to launch a probe into the alleged mismanagement of funds and other unwholesome practices in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) The[Read More…]

Akpabio Says Wike “Is Nigeria’s Shinning Light of Infrastructural Development”

The Senate Minority Leader, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, has described Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers as Nigeria’s shinning light of infrastructural development. The statement signed by Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, said that Akpabio made the commendation during a courtesy visit to Wike in[Read More…]

EFCC Arrests Senator Akpabio’s Cousin Over N10, 000,000.00 Scam

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested Ibanga Ime Akpabio, cousin to the former Akwa Ibom Governor, Godswill Akpabio for his involvement in a N10, 000,000.00(Ten Million Naira) oil scam. A post on Wednesday on EFCC facebook account said he was arrested in Port Harcourt, Rivers[Read More…]

“Everybody Thinks All Former Governors Are Thieves” – Senator Godswill Akpabio Cries Out

Godswill Akpabio, former governor of Akwa Ibom state and minority leader of the senate, says it is difficult for a former governor to be respected outside Nigeria “because everybody believes that all former governors are thieves”. Akpabio was speaking on the floor of the senate on Tuesday, during the deliberation[Read More…]

“Baseless, Reckless And Senseless.” – Godswill Akpabio’s Reaction To Sponsorship of Niger Delta Avengers

The senate minority leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied being the sponsor of the militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers or any other militant group for that matter. A recent online publication had alleged that a splinter group, the Reformed Niger Delta Avengers had claimed Senator Akpabio and other eminent[Read More…]

Just In: Appeal Court Affirms Akpabio’s Election, Says He Was Duly Elected

The court of appeal has upheld the election of Godswill Akpabio as senator representing the northwest senatorial district of Akwa Ibom state. A three-man panel of judges struck out the appeal of Mathew Okorie, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), challenging the judgment of the election petition tribunal upholding[Read More…]

Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio Sacked From The Senate

The Senate Minority Leader for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Godswill Akpabio, has been sacked today. Mr. Akpabio is a Senator representing Akwa Ibom State, and is the former two term governor of that State. The Federal Court of Appeal announced yesterday that violations to the Electoral Act during the[Read More…]

After Second Reading, Akpabio Promises Senate Will Not Pass Bill To Jail Social Media Users

The Senate Minority leader and lawmaker representing Akwa-Ibom North West, Godswill Akapbio, has assured Nigerians that the senate will not pass into law any bill with the aim of sending social media users to jail. Bill To Jail Social Media Users Reportedly Passed 2nd Reading At The Nigerian Senate The[Read More…]