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I never told EFCC to stop Akpabio probe, says Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari has denied insinuations that he asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to stop the probe of a former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio, after the latter joined the All Progressives Congress last year. Buhari said this during an interview aired on Arise TV …

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Allowing Buhari beyond 2019 will be disastrous, says Atiku group

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Some supporters of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, operating under the aegis of Atiku 2019 National Support Group, have urged Nigerians to support the former vice-president in next month’s presidential election. According to them, allowing President Muhammadu Buhari to rule the nation beyond 2019 will be …

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PDP: Allowing Buhari campaign at Akwa Ibom stadium not a sign of weakness

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The Peoples Democratic Party, Akwa Ibom State said on Thursday that the state government’s decision to allow President Muhammadu Buhari use the Godswill Akpabio International stadium for the All Progressives Congress presidential campaign flag-off after some initial concerns was not a sign of weakness. PDP said the decision was glaring …

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Akpabio to Saraki, Dogara: You’re minority, resign now

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Amidst the pandemonium that greeted the just concluded 2019 budget presentation at the National Assembly, Senator Godswill Akpabio (APC, Akwa Ibom) has called on the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and House of Reps. Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, to resign. Briefing newsmen at the National Assembly complex shortly after the rowdy budget …

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2019 Presidency: Akpabio insists APC will win in Akwa Ibom

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The Senator representing Akwa Ibom North-West, Godswill Akpabio, on Sunday said he would ensure the victory of the All Progressives Congress in Akwa Ibom State in 2019. He said he had no doubt that with the massive support and commitment of party members, victory for the APC was a done …

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Imo APC crisis can’t be managed, Okorocha says


Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo  State on Thursday told  his Kano State counterpart  Abdullahi Ganduje  as well as Senator Godswill Akpabio that the crisis in  the All Progressives Congress in his  state “has gone beyond what we can manage”. Okorocha,  who spoke in Owerri when the APC reconciliation committee headed …

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Gov Emmanuel declares intention to run again in 2019

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Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has declared  his intention to run for a second term of four years in office. Announcing his second term ambition amid a mammoth crowd at the Godswill Akpabio Internatonal Stadium – Nest of Champions, Emmanuel said he was banking on his superior performance …

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2019: ‘Akwa Ibom APC can’t go far with Akpabio’

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A former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Victor Attah, has doubted the capacity of ex-governor of the state, Senator Godswill Akpabio,  to ensure victory for the All Progressives Congress in the state in 2019. Akpabio, who quit as the Senate Minority Leader recently defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to …

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