Akwa Ibom North West: Court Orders Rerun Poll in Akpabio’s Local Government

The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar has ordered a rerun poll in Essien Udim Local Government area of Akwa Ibom state within 90 days. The three-man panel of the court led by Justice S. Tanko Hussein, in its judgement on Saturday declared as invalid the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) declaration of Senator Christopher…

Tribunal Dismisses Akpabio’s Petition

The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state has dismissed the petition filed by Godswill Akpabio of the All Progressives Congress (APC) challenging the declaration of Senator Christopher Ekpenyong of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the winner of the February 23 Akwa Ibom…

Niger Delta Ministry to Conduct Forensic Audit of Accounts of NDDC- Akpabio

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs,Godswill Akpabio has said the Ministry will conduct a forensic audit of the accounts of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Akpabio disclosed this in Abuja on Wednesday when he held a meeting with the management team of the Commission in his office. He said the NDDC has not performed…

ICPC Recovers Hospital Equipment Diverted by Minister-Designate, Akpabio

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has announced the recovery of dialysis machine, generators and hospital equipment from a property belonging to a former governor of Akwaibom state and Minister designate, Godswill Akpabio.  The anti-graft agency in a statement issued on Thursday said the recovered items were meant for a cottage…