Ikono Youths Disown Victor Udofia, Oppose Reception To APC

The planned reception of Hon. Victor Udofia, member representing Ikono State Constituency in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has been strongly opposed by the youths of the area. The reception in his honour by few members of Ward 3 slated for Friday, 2nd December 2016, has been discovered to be another clandestine strategy…

Blackmail On Ukpong-Udo A Defeatist Theory –Ikono Stakeholders

The Stakeholders and the entire political class of Ikono under the auspices of Ikono People Consultative Forum (IPCF), Elders Council of Ndiya/Usung Ikot Idaha and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Stakeholders of Ward 8 in Ikono Local Government Area have strongly condemned the recent media attack on their son, Obong Emmanuel Ukpong-Udo, the Political Leader…

Akwa Ibom Journalists With The Ethical Questions (2)

By Micheal Joseph Okon “Mike, NUJ of which am a member is today being ran like a political party with mushroom groups. Apart from the Chapels which the Union’s constitution recognises, we now have groups like Young Journalists Forum, NUJ Youth Wing, Women Wing, and the other room wing. The leadership cannot sanitize it cos…

I Would Have Arrested Buhari But…, Jonathan Reveals

In what appears like a criticism of his successor’s selective anti-corruption war, and intolerance for freedom of speech, former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has tactically revealed why he did not arrest and detain President Muhammadu Buhari, during his reign. It could be recalled that prior to the 2015 election, Buhari, the then Presidential candidate of…

Confusion Rocks White House As Aisha Set To Dump Buhari

The wife of Nigeria’s President, Hajia Aisha Buhari, has warned her husband, Muhammadu Buhari, that she will not back him at the next election unless he considers reshuffling the make-up of his appointees. Mrs Buhari who is alleging that the Presidency has been hijacked, said a “few people” were behind presidential appointments. According to her,…

25,000 Security Personnel For Edo Election

Security agents all indications have provided watertight security across Edo State as the atmosphere was charged in the state ahead of the governorship election scheduled to hold today. The presence of the about 25,000 policemen deployed to the state is being felt, as over five thousand security operatives were sited at the premises of the…

Leave Akpabio Alone, Udoedehe Tells Critics

Those thinking that Senator Godswill Akpabio must be humiliated and embarrassed by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government have been advised to have a rethink as they are fighting a futile war. Senator John James Akpanudoedehe’s elder brother, Chief Godwin Akpanudoedehe, who expressed dismay at the high level of blackmail against the former governor…

Resign Or Forget Emergency Power, Group Tells President Buhari

President Buhari’s proposed bill for emergency economic powers keeps drawing intense condemnation from across the federation. The latest is from the Akwa Ibom vanguard, a socio-political group led by Senator Anietie Okon, a distinguished senator in the 4th assembly and political leader of Itu Local Government. The group, in a press conference held in Uyo…

INEC Postpones Edo Governorship Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the Edo State governorship elections earlier stated for Saturday, September 10. INEC says the election will now hold on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. The agency made the U-turn on Thursday evening, few hours after it had said that it would go ahead with the election against the…