Tag: Senator Godswill Akpabio

Just In: Akpabio makes u-turn lists Senators, House Members Awarded NDDC Contracts

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has finally picked up the gauntlet thrown down by the National Assembly to name lawmakers who got contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The minister, in a document attached according to THISDAY Newspaper to his response to the threat by[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…]

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…]

EFCC Invites Akpabio’s Petitioner For ‘Clarifications’

By Chris Nomjov The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday invited the Abuja-based lawyer, Mr. Leo Ekpeyong, who wrote a petition to the commission against the former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio. The Governance Unit of the Commission invited Mr. Ekpeyong to report at the[Read More…]

Akpabio Flown Out Of Nigeria To Receive Medical Attention Abroad After Car Crash

A former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio, was on Tuesday afternoon flown out of Nigeria to receive medical attention abroad. Punch Newspaper reports that the senator, in company with about five of his aides, left the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja aboard a regular private jet that he usually[Read More…]