Revealed! What Buhari told Malami, Ngige, Akpabio, other outgoing Ministers ahead 2023 general elections

May 13, 2022 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent off outgoing members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) saying they have been sufficiently equipped to aspire to higher elective offices, including the Office of the President. Speaking at a valedictory session for appointees leaving the cabinet to pursue political ambitions, the President said he had no doubt that if the next President emerged from Read More

2023: Akwa Ibom group begs Akpabio to contest for president

March 14, 2022 Blueprint 0

A group under the aegis of the National Transformation Movement has called on Sen. Godswill Akpabio to contest for the office of the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the forthcoming 2023 general elections. The group said having gone through the six geopolitical zones of the country, Akpabio who is a former governor of Akwa Ibom, is a Read More

Don’t distract Akpabio over NDDC saga, NYCN tells critics

November 17, 2021 Agi Onda 0

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has urged the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswil Akpabio, not to allow himself to be distracted from pursuing the reforms in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The council said the benefits of the reforms are being felt by the people as reflected in the peace enjoyed in the region today. Read More

Delay in NDDC substantive board, a ticking time bomb

October 30, 2021 Nsoh Offong 0

The delay in the constitution of a substantive Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) can be likened to a time bomb ticking to detonate. This is due to the volatility of the Niger Delta region as occasioned by long time neglect of it’s people by successive federal government administrations. Judging from the avalanche of protests by aggrieved youths Read More

APC returns El-Sudi as Taraba party chairman

October 25, 2021 Andrew Ojih,​ 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday elected Alhaji Ibrahim Tukur El-Sudi as the substantive chairman of the party to lead thirty five other state executive members. Leader of the party in the state Senator Yusuf Abubakar Yusuf said that the party had resolved to go with affirmation rather than the tedious election process with the consent of all critical Read More

Magazine launch: Northern politicians, academics, storm Kano for Akpabio

October 12, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

Prominent northern politicians, academics and opinion leaders stormed Kano, Sunday, for what turned out to be the first mammoth crowd to drum up support for Niger Delta minister, Godswill Akpabio ahead of 2023 general elections. Although the coordinator of Senator Godswill Akpabio for Common Good (SGACG) group, which hosted the event tried to convince the audience that the event was Read More

Akwa Ibom: APC Elders Forum vows to save party from implosion

September 28, 2021 Uko Etim 0

The Akwa Ibom state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has inaugurated Elders Forum. The party charged the forum to resolve all crisis confronting the party in the state. The inauguration which took place on Monday in Uyo, had Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio as leader, former military governor of Ogun and Rivers states, Group Captain Read More

Desperate plot to defame Kpokpogri: An exercise in futility, by Tony Arugba

September 21, 2021 Tony Arugba 0

Comrade Joseph Kpokpogri is reputable for his campaign against anti-corruption. He is the publisher of Integrity Watchdog Magazine of which his reports are balanced and unbiased. His reports are not malice driven, but facts.  For the writer of the venomous publication titled “ PRINCE KPOKPOGIRI: THE NOTORIOUS BLACKMAILER & EXTORTIONIST WHO IS A CONSULTANT WITH THE ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES Read More

At last, FG receives forensic audit report on NDDC activities

September 2, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio at the official handing over of the Consolidated Report on the Forensic Audit of the Niger Delta Development Authority (NDDC) activities to the AGF and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN in Abuja on Thursday while the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mr Umar Etsu Mohammed looks on.

Developing post COVID-19 tourism recovery roadmap: Way out

September 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

The March 2020 lockdown ordered by the federal government to check the spread of the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic affected the hospitality and tourism sector as there were job losses and general economic down-turn of the sector. To redress the trend and boost the sector, experts and stakeholders in the tourism and hospitality industry have called for a COVID-19 Tourism Recovery Read More

Pictures: Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Akpabio, others visit Olu Of Warri

August 29, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Newly crowned Olu of Warri, His Royal Majesty, Ogiame Atuwaste lll, received ex-Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, at his palace on Saturday in Warri South council area of Delta state. Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, also visited the Warri monarch. The former President visited the palace in the company of HRH King Amalate Turner, Obanema of Opume-Ogbia, Bayelsa Read More

When experts brainstormed on hospitality dynamics

August 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

It was a meeting of stakeholders in hospitality industry where ideas to move the sector forward were deliberated. UKO ETIM reports. Experts from the rank of general managers, heads of department, supervisors and other key players in the hospitality industry gathered recently for two days in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state for training and review of performances aimed at improving customer Read More

IBB: Tambuwal, Akpabio best bet for 2023 presidency says Ojo

August 12, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Jackson Lekan Ojo, has called on Nigerians to zero the search for President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor to Governor Aminu Tambuwal and Senator Godswill Akpabio based on the template proposed by former President Ibrhim Babangida. General Babangida was reported to have suggested that the next president should be a Nigerian of less than Read More

NDDC: Contractors urge Akpabio, Akwa to pay balance of money owe them

August 12, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

A coalition of Niger Delta contractors have beckoned on the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio and the Interim Administrator of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Effiong Akwa, to pay the balance of money owed contractors.  As contained in a statement by its chairman and secretary, Engr Kelvin Douglas and  Preye Briggs, Thursday, the coalition said their members Read More

NDDC Board: No rift between Sylva, Akpabio over constitution of members

June 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Minister of State Petroleum Resources Chief Timipre Sylva has said that their is no rift between him and Minister of Nigeria Delta Affairs Senator Godswil Akpabio over the constitution of the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). In a statement released to newsmen Tuesday in Abuja, media aide to Sylva, Julius Bokoru, those concocting the rift were enemies Read More

Breaking: Akpabio, Akpanudoedehe in closed-door meeting, deny rift

April 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs and former governor of Akwa Ibom, Godswill Akpabio and the National Secretary Caretaker Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), James Akpanudoedehe, are currently holding a closed-door meeting. The duo, however, denied any form of disagreement politically. Both Akpabio and Akpanudoedehe are from Akwa Ibom state. The APC Secretary described the visit by the Read More

I wasn’t detained, has no reason to bribe EFCC boss – Akpabio

April 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has reacted to what he called a defamatory article written by an online medium, titled: “How EFCC detained Godswill Akpabio for two hours after attempting to bribe Agency Chairman with $350,000.” He said the report “is false.” The Minister according to a press statement signed Saturday Anietie Ekong, his Chief Press Read More

APC forum declares Akpabio ‘natural leader’ in Akwa Ibom

April 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A progressive forum of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) known as APC Advocates Forum has declared that former governor of Akwa Ibom and the Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio, is the ‘natural leader’ of the party in the state being a serving cabinet member. The group, however, called on APC’s National Caretaker Committee led by the Yobe state Read More

APC ward leaders pass vote of confidence on Buhari, Akpabio

April 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Ward executive of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ukana West 2 have unanimously passed a vote of confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari, Senator Godswill Akpabio and other leaders of the party. Eearlier, the party leaders in Akwa  Ibom had declared Akpabio as the authentic leader of the party in the state. the affirmation was contained in a communiqué Read More

Akwa Ibom: Groups beg Akpabio, Akwa to restore damaged Nsasak- Urua, Uko road

March 22, 2021 Uko Etim 0

Thousands of Akwa Ibom Democratic Forum (ADF) members in Ika local government area of Akwa Ibom Monday appealed to Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio and the Sole Administrator of NDDC, Barr Effiong Akwa to rescue the deplorable Nsasak-Urua Inyang-Ikot Uko – Azumni road to alleviate their difficulties in movement. The over 20km road which is another gate Read More

Reject NDDC interim board, PDP tells govs

March 21, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

The leadership of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged governors of Niger Delta states to reject the interim management board of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) as presently constituted by the federal government. The party appealed to the governors to move for a board that will promote the interest of the Niger Delta people as well as attract development to the region.National Read More