Tag: Senate Minority Leader

Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe wants FG to be more sincere in handling security affairs

The Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe on Wednesday asked the Federal Government to be more sincere in handling the security affairs of the country. Abaribe who was reacting to the recent attacks in Imo State was of the opinion that if Nigeria is to be saved from implosion, then[Read More…]

The only Igbo man working with Buhari in Aso Rock is his photographer – Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Araribe

Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Araribe, has said that the only person from the South-East region working for President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Villa was a photographer. Abaribe made this known on Friday when he featured on Sunrise Daily, a programme on Channels TV in reaction to Governor David Umahi’s defection[Read More…]

Senators Form G77, To Remove EFCC From Presidency Control

Strong indications emerged early yesterday of a hardening of position by senators who have coalesced into a Group of 77 drawn from various parties and camps to protect what they have dubbed as the integrity of the Senate. The new G77 which had its maiden meeting on Thursday night has meanwhile[Read More…]

Senate Minority Leader, Akpabio Says Dino Melaye, Others Used Chibok Girls Campaign To Win 2015 Election

Former governor of Akwa Ibom State and Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, yesterday, lampooned Dino Melaye and other leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over claims that they cashed in on the abduction of the 219 Chibok school. The sponsor of the motion, Senator Melaye while lamenting the[Read More…]

Senator Godswill Akpabio Denies Ownership Of Lekki Gardens

  Senate Minority Leader, Chief Godwill Akpabio, has denied ownership of Lekki Gardens, Lagos, where a building collapsed, killing 35 people. A statement issued by Mr Anietie Ekong, Special Assistant to Akpabio on Tuesday in Abuja, described as `unfair to the minority leader,’ linking him to a property he does[Read More…]

Akpabio Denies Owning Any Property In Dubai, United Arab Emirate Or Any Other Foreign Country

Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State and Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied owning any property in Dubai, United Arab Emirate or any other foreign country. Akpabio in a statement on Friday by his his media assistant, Anietie Ekong, challenged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to seize any[Read More…]

Lawyer Petitioning Akpabio Wants Buhari To Sack EFCC Chair For Lack Of Transparency

The investigation into ?allegations of fraud allegedly committed by the Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, during his tenure as governor of Akwa-Ibom state between 2003 and 2011 has been questioned with a call for the sack of the Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde. An Abuja-based lawyer, Leo Ekpeyong, who[Read More…]

I Was Invited To The EFCC For Questioning & Not Arrested Says Former Governor Akpabio

The former Governor of Akwa Ibom State and Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has returned to his Abuja residence, affirming that he has was only invited to the Economic and Financial Commissions office for questioning and was not arrested as reported. Akpabio who served two terms, as governor of the[Read More…]

Breaking: EFCC Arrests Ex-A’Ibom Governor & Senate Minority Leader, Akpabio Over Alleged N108.1bn Fraud

A former Governor of Akwa Ibom State and Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Premium Times reports that he was taken in by EFCC operatives at about 5.20 pm on Friday. A few aides and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria,[Read More…]

Senate Minority Leader, Akpabio Denies Turning Akwa Ibom Government House Into A Sex Den

Former Akwa Ibom State Governor, Godswill Akpabio has denied reports that he turned the state Government House to a sex den during his tenure. Akpabio, in a statement by his media aide, Anietie Ekong, described the allegation contained in a report by a news site titled ‘How Governors Turn Government[Read More…]