Tag archive for ‘Akwa Ibom’
By admin On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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‘Presidency Appointments Into NDDC Board Are In Order’

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Former member of the House of Representatives, Chief Nduese Essien, has said that the appointments made by the Presidency into the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission More...

By admin On Monday, June 10th, 2019
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Akpabio Accuses Mike Igini Of Manipulating The Election To Rob Him Of Victory

LAGOS JUNE 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Immediate past lawmaker representing Akwa Ibom Northwest senatorial district, Senator Godswill Akpabio has assured that God will soon expose those who fraudulently orchestrated his More...

By admin On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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Court Rejects Move To Post Mike Igini Out Of Akwa Ibom As INEC REC

LAGOS MARCH TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A judicial move to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to redeploy the Akwa Ibom Resident Electoral Commission, REC, Mr. Mike Igini away from the state has been More...

By admin On Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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Osu R’ Urhobo Of Lagos Emerges Chair Of S/South Traditional Council Of Chiefs

Chairman of South/South Traditonal Council of Chiefs, Lagos State, Chief Vincent Ahwin LAGOS JANUARY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Chairman of Urhobo Traditional Council of Chief Lagos State, Chief Vincent Ahwin, OSU More...

By admin On Saturday, December 24th, 2016
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Kidnappers of God is Good Motors’s Three Female Passengers Demand N5m Ransom

LAGOS DECEMBER 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Abductors of three female passengers of God Is Good Motors have demanded for ransom of N5m before their abductors will be release. Information shared via Ms. Obot’s phone More...

By admin On Saturday, October 15th, 2016
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Nigerian Lawmakers to Sue American Govt $1bn over Allegation of Sex Scandal

LAGOS OCTOBER 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The three members of the House of Representatives exonerated of the sexual misconduct allegations levelled against them by the United States Government are set to file a $1bn suit More...

By admin On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
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Ex-Gov. Attah Slams NDDC, S-South Governors for Underdevelopment In N/Delta

Victor Attah LAGOS SEPTEMBER 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The Erstwhile Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, has berated the Niger Delta Development Commission for the poor state and underdevelopment of the Niger More...

By admin On Saturday, July 2nd, 2016
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Police Nab Facebook Impersonator of Ex-Lagos Police Spokesperson, Ngozi Braide

Peter Ajani LAGOS JULY 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The State Investigation and Intelligence Bureau (SIIB) of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested a serial Facebook scammer, one Peter Ajani, for using the name of former More...

By admin On Friday, December 18th, 2015
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Court of Appeal Nullifies Akwa-Ibom Gov Election, Orders for Re-Election

LAGOS DECEMBER 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has cancelled the entire election that produced Udom Emmanuel as the governor of Akwa Ibom State. The Court, which delivered the judgement More...

By admin On Thursday, December 17th, 2015
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$300,000 Indictment of Buhari: PDP Insists of Neutral Body Investigation of Dasukigate

LAGOS DECEMBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY) –The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the denial by President Muhammadu Buhari on the alleged benefit from funds relating to the arms deal scandal, and the consequent controversy More...

By admin On Monday, November 2nd, 2015
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Delta APC Rejects Tribunal Verdict, Says PDP Celebration is Short Live

LAGOS NOVEMBER 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta State has rejected the verdict of Delta State Governorship Election Tribunal which upheld the governorship election of Dr Ifeanyi Okowa More...

By admin On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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Rivers Tribunal Nullifies Election of Speaker and 20 Lawmakers

LAGOS OCTOBER 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Rivers State elections petition tribunals sitting in Abuja have nullified the election of the Speaker, Owaji Ibani from Andoni constituency and 20 lawmakers in Rivers state More...

By admin On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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Delta Tribunal: Anxiety Grips Deltans as Okowa, O’tega Know Fate Today

LAGOS OCTOBER 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)—There is heavy tension in Delta State as the Delta State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Asaba, will today deliver judgment on the petition by Olorogun O’tegha More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
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Tribunal Orders Re-run in 18 LGA of Akwa Ibom Gov. Election

LAGOS OCTOBER 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The Akwa Ibom State governorship tribunal has ordered for a rerun of the governorship election in the state. The Tribunal ordered Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, More...

By admin On Saturday, September 5th, 2015
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“We Found Stockpiles of Dollars, Not Arms in Akwa Ibom Govt. House” — Official

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A top official of the State Security Service familiar with the SSS’ raid of the Akwa Ibom Government House has told PREMIUM TIMES the Service found no arms and ammunition in More...

By admin On Friday, August 21st, 2015
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Buhari Anti-Graft Campaign Is Selective-Ijaw Youths

Buhari LAGOS AUGUST 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The umbrella body of Ijaw youths, the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC), said on Wednesday that they are ready to support the anti-corruption and restructuring campaigns embarked upon More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
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Buhari, Obasanjo @ Cross Road: Former President Seeking Return to PDP

Obasanjo and Buhari LAGOS JULY 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-There are indications that Ex President, Olusegun Obasanjo, who publicly ripped his party’s membership card, is scheming to return to the party through the back More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
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N’Delta Militants on Rampage, Invade Customs Base in Akwa Ibom, Kill One, Seize Rifles

LAGOS JULY 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Heavily armed men suspected to be Niger Delta militants on Monday invaded the Nigerian Customs Service Base in Oron, Akwa Ibom State, killing an officer and carting away 10 rifles. The More...

By admin On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Nigerian Air Force Declares War against Oil Thieves Kills 350 in Akwa Ibom Creeks

LAGOS JUNE 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-It has been confirmed that Nigeria Air Force, under the directives of the Buhari-led administration, raided Ikot Obiokut, a border community in Cross River state for reasons not yet More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
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PDP Raises Alarm, Alleges APC Plots to Take Over Akwa Ibom, Delta, Rivers

LAGOS MAY 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, raised alarm that the All Progressives Congress, APC, was plotting to take over Akwa Ibom, Delta and Rivers More...

By admin On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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Gov Akpabio Collapses, Rushed to UK Hospital

Godswill Akpabio LAGOS MARCH 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Reports reaching the stables of elombah.com indicates that the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Godwill Akpabio has reportedly collapsed and was rushed to a hospital in the More...

By admin On Saturday, February 7th, 2015
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Desperate Politicians Bribe Voters for Multiple Permanent Voter Cards

LAGOS FEBRUARY 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Desperate politicians have resorted to bribing and luring voters with gifts to encourage them to collect their Permanent Voter Cards for next week’s election. The Independent More...

By admin On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
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Tompolo and Okowa: Between a Militant and a Decadent Political Order

Delta State PDP Governorship candidate, senator Ifeanyi Okowa By Mamuzo Otobo LAGOS 22ND ( URHOBOTODAY)-The strong consensus in Delta State and even Nigeria is that the state whose creation in 1991 elicited an More...

By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014
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2015 : First Lady’s Plot To Impose Govs on Delta, Other States May Threatens Jonathan’s Chances

Dame Patience Jonathan LAGOS OCTOBER 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Indications emerged on Sunday in Abuja that the ambition of President Goodluck Jonathan, to seek re-election in the 2015 general election may after all be More...

By admin On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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Niger Delta Region ‘Epicentre of Electoral Fraud’-Investigators

LAGOS JULY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The chairman of Nigeria’s National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has reportedly claimed that the country’s Niger Delta – also referred to as the “South South” region – More...