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Senate President Ahmed Lawan Calls For End To Protests

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has called for an end to the protests rocking the country at the moment. Senator Lawan said the protests have yielded the desired results and that government needs time to address a few of the demands made by the protesting youths. The Senate President made this …

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Akeredolu Re-Elected As Governor

Mr Rotimi Akeredolu has been re-elected as Governor of Ondo State on the back of a campaign in which he promised to provide composed and focused leadership marked by economic growth and improved security for people in the state. The incumbent governor, a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, …

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Inspector General Of Police Scraps SARS

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has announced a dissolution of a subunit of the force, the Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS). Adamu made the announcement on Sunday, days after a public outcry and series of protests calling for a scrapping of the unit over allegations of brutality and human rights …

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PMB Presents Proposed 2021 Budget Of N13tn To NASS

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday presented the proposed 2021 Budget of N13 trillion to the National Assembly. According to the President, the budget termed Budget Of Economic Recovery and Resilience will address key economic issues as the country tries to recover from the impact of the coronavirus and the oil …

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EFFIONG BOB @ 61: DIAMONDS IN OUR NATURE

In his magnum opus, Life in Southern Nigeria, Amaury Talbot reported two significant occurrences in The Land Of The Ibibios, in the present Akwa Ibom state. The first was in Ibeno where he observed a strange vegetation around the enyina groove, an oasis of herbage which formed a strange narrow …

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Governor Wike Advocates New Revenue Sharing Formula

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has advocated a new revenue sharing formula that will make the States get more money for development. Governor Wike made the suggestion when he received a delegation of the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission on a courtesy visit at Government House, Port Harcourt …

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US Hails INEC, Security Agencies Over Edo Guber Poll

The United States Government has lauded the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies over the conduct of the Edo State Governorship election.  “Congratulations @inecnigeria and Nigerian security services on the Edo governorship election,” the US Mission in Nigeria tweeted Wednesday. “We commend the people of Edo State for …

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Gov. Wike Attributes Edo Election Success To Visa Ban On Riggers

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said that the international community played a huge role in ensuring a smooth governorship election in Edo State. Speaking on Channels TV’s Sunrise Daily on Friday, the governor explained that threatening to place a visa ban on anyone found guilty of rigging, forced …

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33 YEARS OF GOD’S FAVOUR AND GRACE! BEING THE TEXT OF THE STATE BROADCAST BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MR. UDOM EMMANUEL, GOVERNOR, AKWA IBOM STATE, GOVERNMENT HOUSE, UYO- SEPTEMBER 23, 2020

My Fellow Akwaibomites My wife, Her Excellency, Dr. Mrs. Martha Udom Emmanuel and I felicitate with you on the joyous occasion of our State’s Anniversary. 33 years ago today, this State, a blessed Land of Promise, a land adorned with lush green vegetation, rich in various agricultural produce, blessed with …

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Soku Oil Wells: Bayelsa Govt Drags FG, Akwa Ibom To Supreme Court

Bayelsa State government has approached the Supreme Court asking for an order stopping the Federal Government over the payment of monthly statutory allocation from Soku oil wells to Rivers State. In a suit filed in Abuja, the Bayelsa State Government is invoking the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, which …

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FG Launches Central Database For Recovered Stolen Assets

The Federal Government has launched a central database for the management of recovered assets. The Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami during the launch on Thursday, in Abuja, said all the assets that have been recovered by the Federal Government are now tied to specific projects. The launch was witnessed by …

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Malami – No Negotiations With P&ID

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, (SAN) says the Federal Government of Nigeria is not considering any possibility of negotiations with P&ID. “There will be no negotiation or talk of settlement with P&ID or any related party by or on behalf of the Federal Government …

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SENATOR BASSEY SUES FOR PEACE IN IBIONO IBOM LGA

… Ibiono Ibom Stakeholders Meet, Names Chairman and Secretary of PDP Campaign Committee for the October LG Polls. The Leader of the Akwa Ibom State Causus in the National Assembly and Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District, Distinguished Senator Bassey Albert (OBA), while speaking at the Stakeholders meeting …

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