News - Senator Godswill Akpabio

Akwa Ibom Gov. Emmanuel Blasts SGF Boss Mustapha Over Comments

2 months ago /
Politics 

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel has expressed disappointment at comments made by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha during the reception rally for Former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio.

Oshiomhole Appoints Akpabio State Party Leader

2 months ago /
Politics 

Senator Godswill Akpabio has been appointed the new leader of the All Progressives Congress in Akwa Ibom State.

Akpabio: True Test Of Loyalty, Akwa Ibom And The People

2 months ago /

Barring any last minute change of mind, former senate minority leader, senator Godswill Obot Akpabio will defect from the opposition PDP to the ruling APC today in what is tagged a 'mega rally' by the APC to officially receive the erstwhile Governor.

Akwa Ibom Sacks Commissioner

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for culture and tourism, Victor Antai has been sacked by Governor Udom Emmanuel.

Senator Godswill Akpabio Resigns As Senate Minority Leader

2 months ago /
Politics 

The senator representing Akwa-Ibom North West senatorial district in the Nigerian Senate, Godswill Akpabio has resigned his position as minority leader of the People’s Democratic Party.

Akwa Ibom Governor Swears In New Commissioners

11 months ago /
Nation 

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has inducted two commissioners into the State Executive Council. Mr Ibanga Akpabio is the Commissioner for Ministry of Labour, Productivity and Manpower Planning, while Professor Victor Inoka is assigned the Ministry of Education to replace Pastor Paul Udofia. At the swearing-in ceremony which took place on...

PDP Senate Caucus Meets Chairmanship Aspirants

12 months ago /
Politics 

The Senate caucus of the People’s Democratic Party on Monday held a crucial meeting with aspirants for the chairmanship position of the party in Abuja with senators screening aspirants on their plans for the PDP. Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio led the PDP senators to screen aspirants on their vision...

Saraki Names New Senate Committee Chairmen

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has announced the reshuffling of chairmanship of some committees at the Upper Chamber. Dr Saraki made the announcement while presiding over Tuesday’s plenary, as the National Assembly resumed from its break. Senator Andy Uba is the new chairman of the Committee on Interior, while the Committee on...

APC Lacks Focus, Experience – Akpabio

1 year ago /
Politics 

The Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government, has failed to deliver in the last two years because they lacked experience and technical-know-how to administer the country. Akpabio stated this while speaking to ThisDay in Abuja. Apparently mocking APC leaders, the former Governor...

Governor Udom Emmanuel Sacks All Commissioners

2 years ago /
Nation 

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has sacked his entire cabinet. No reason was given, according to a statement issued in Uyo on Saturday by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Etekamba Umoren. Umoren directed the Permanent secretaries to take over from the commissioners pending the formation of...

Senator Akpabio Commission Igwuruta-chokocho Road

2 years ago /
Nation 

Former Akwa Ibom state governor and senate minority leader, Godswill Akpabio wants funds voted annually for the construction and rehabilitation of federal roads across the country be remitted to state governments to carry out the maintenance. Speaking when he commissioned the newly reconstructed federal government Igwuruta-chokocho road by the rivers state...

PDP Names WIke Chairman Of National Convention Committee

2 years ago /
Politics 

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Executive Committee (NEC) has constituted four special committees in preparation for the party’s oncoming National Convention. Alhaji Abubakar Mustapha, National Organising Secretary on behalf of the National Chairman, Sen. (Dr.) Ali Modu-Sheriff named Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike as the committee chairman and Darius Ishaku of...

PDP Senators Speak On Amaechi's Confirmation

2 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

Shortly before the senate adjourned plenary with the confirmation of former governor Rotimi Amaechi, the PDP senate caucus spoke with newsmen on their opinion. The minority leader, senator Godswill Akpabio said Amaechi confirmation violated the standing rules of the senate. The protesting PDP senators did not state the nature of the case...