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    Godswill Akpabio

    One Man Built A Refinery That 250 Million People Couldn’t Build In 50 Years – Akpabio Hails Dangote After Refinery Tour

    The President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio has assured Indigenous investors that the National Assembly will make laws to encourage investment and protect local...

    Cows Are Not Nigerian Citizens, Akpabio Tells Northern Senators

    Senate President Godswill Akpabio has argued firmly that cows are not citizens of Nigeria as senators from the northern region opposed moves to ban...

    Budget Padding: Senate, Not I Suspended Ningi – Akpabio Replies Falana

    Senate President Godswill Akpabio has distanced himself from the suspension of Senator Abdul Ningi from the Red Chamber. Ningi, the senator representing Bauchi Central senatorial...

    Ningi’s Suspension Is Not Between Him And Akpabio – Senate Responds To Seven-Day Ultimatum

    The Senate is yet to respond to the letter written by Bauchi lawmaker, Abdul Ningi, seeking a recall from his three-month suspension over the...

    Reinstate Me Or Face Legal Action, Ningi Tells Akpabio

    The senator representing Bauchi Central District, Abdul Ningi, has given the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio seven days to reinstate him or face legal action. The Senate recently...

    Lawmakers Have Power To Increase Budget – Atiku Bagudu Says Budget Padding Has Been Happening Since 1999, Akpabio Did Not Break Any Law

    Atiku Bagudu, the former governor of Kebbi state and Minister of Budget and Economic Planning has stated that the National Assembly and Senate president,...

    Budget Padding: I Was Allocated N250 Million, Didn’t Get N500Million – Labour Party Senator Tony Nwoye Says

    Mr. Tony Nwoye, the senator representing Anambra North Senatorial District under the Labour Party (LP), has refuted claims of receiving N500 million purportedly allocated...

    N1.1tn FCT Appropriation 2024 Bill Passes Second Reading At Senate

    The N1.1tn Federal Capital Territory Appropriation Bill of 2024 has scaled the second reading at the Senate. A breakdown of the N1.1tn showed that N280bn...

    Budget Padding: Some Senators Are Afraid Of The Public And Others Suspension – Shehu Sani

    Former Kaduna lawmaker, Shehu Sani has explained why most senators may not want to comment on the allegations about the 2024 Appropriation Bill made...

    “If There’s Nothing In The Struggle, Don’t Struggle” – Godswill Akpabio Tells Governor Fubara During Fiery Exchange At Herbert Wigwe’s Funeral

    Godswill Akpabio, the Nigerian Senate President, and Siminalayi Fubara, the Rivers Governor, were in war of words on Saturday during the burial of the late...

    Herbert Wigwe, Wife Chizoba And Son Buried In Rivers State

    Herbert Wigwe, his wife, Chizoba and son, Chizi have been buried in his hometown Omueke, Isiokpo in Rivers State. The late Chief Executive Officer of...

    Insecurity Has Drastically Reduced Under Tinubu – Senate President, Akpabio

    Senate President, Godswill Akpabio has stated that since President Bola Tinubu assumed office in May 2023, insecurity in the nation has drastically reduced. Akpabio made...

    There Is Nothing Like N30bn Being Given To States For Food Security – Governor Makinde Denies Akapbio’s Claim

    Governors in the country have debunked claims made by Senate President Godswill Akpabio that the Tinubu-led Federal Government disbursed N1.08tn to states to address...

    Account For N30billion Allocated To You To Tackle Food Scarcity – SERAP Sues State Governors

    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), a civil society organization, has issued a threat to sue Nigerian state governors over the allocation of...

    Economic Hardship: Shettima And Akpabio Are Deceiving You, Nigerians Are Suffering – Primate Ayodele To Tinubu

    The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele has sent a message to President Bola Tinubu. Speaking on Thursday, he urged Tinubu not...

    Economic Hardship: Tinubu Gave Governors N30bn to Address Food Shortage – Godswill Akpabio

    The Senate President, Godswill Akpabio has revealed that each state governor got an extra N30 billion to address the challenges of food scarcity and hardships...

    Economic Hardship: Emefiele Sues Akpabio, Demands N25 Billion For Defamation

    Godwin Emefiele, the embattled former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), is seeking N25 billion in damages against Senate President, Godswill Akpabio,...

    Economic Hardship: Protests Are Sponsored – Senate President, Godswill Akpabio

    Senate President, Godswill Akpabio has opined that the protests across the countries over the worsening economic crisis are sponsored.  READ ALSO: Nigeria Is A Very Poor...

    ‘Nigerians Are Suffering Because Of Bad Policies And Actions’ – Akpabio Says FG Doesn’t Even Know What To Charge Emefiele With As The Offences...

    Senate President Godswill Akpabio has reacted to the prosecution of  Godwin Emefiele, former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). According to him, the...

    Senate Observes One-Minute Silence For Na’Abba

    The Senate has paid respect to Ghali Na’Abba, a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, who died on Wednesday in Abuja, at the...

    Senate Passes 2024 Budget, Raises Appropriation By N1.2tn

    The Nigerian Senate has passed the 2024 Appropriation Bill submitted to it by President Bola Tinubu. The Senate, at plenary on Saturday afternoon, passed the...

    I Prefer To Be A Senator Than Minister – Lalong

    The immediate-past Minister of Labour and Employment, Simon Lalong, has disclosed that being a member of the Senate was his first choice after his...

    How Senate President, Akpabio Allegedly Slumps After Birthday Colloquium

    Nigerian Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, reportedly collapsed on Thursday, Dec. 14, after his 61st birthday colloquium in Abuja. The Senate President had on Saturday, 9th...

    2024 Budget: Reject Wike’s Proposal – SERAP Tells Akpabio

    Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Senate President, Mr Godswill Akpabio to use his leadership position “to promptly reject the plan...

    Akpabio, Kalu, Others Visit Tinubu In Aso Rock Over Supreme Court Victory (Photos)

    Senate President Godswill Akpabio has led some lawmakers to pay a congratulatory visit to President Bola Tinubu on his victory at the Supreme Court. Recall...

    Corruption: Don’t Use Me As scapegoat – Akpabio Tells New EFCC Chair

    Senate President Godswill Akpabio on Wednesday told the newly-confirmed chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ola Olukoyede, not to use...

    We Might Wake Up One Morning And Discover That Senate Has Sold Our Futures – Bwala

    Daniel Bwala a spokesperson of the Atiku Abubakar presidential campaign during the 2023 presidential election has reacted to a viral video of a senator berating...

    PICTORIAL: Akpabio Presents Ifeanyi Ubah To Ganduje Hours After Defection

    The Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, has presented the senator representing Anambra South, Ifeanyi Ubah, to the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, Dr Abdullahi...

    SERAP Sues Akpabio, Others For Allegedly Collecting Salaries, Pensions

    Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, and nine other former governors in the 10th...

    Why I Collapsed During Ministerial Screening — Balarabe Abbas

    A minister from Kaduna State, Balarabe Abbas, who slumped during the ministerial screening on Wednesday, says exhaustion was the cause of his collapse while...

    BREAKING: Ministerial Nominee, Balarabe Abbas Slumps During Screening

    There was a commotion at the National Assembly on Wednesday after a ministerial nominee, Balarabe Abbas, slumped during screening by the Nigerian Senate. KOKO TV...

    Akpabio, Abbas Move To Appease Aggrieved Lawmakers, Restructure Committees

    As the Senate gears up to resume today after its annual recess, reports indicate that Senate President Godswill Akpabio and Speaker of the House...

    Stop Causing Further Trouble, Step Down – Group to Akpabio

    A pro-democracy group and National Assembly Watch Group, Coalition for Parliamentary Democracy (CPD) has asked the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio to step down from his position. The...

    Senate Impeachment Move: Pro, Anti-Akpabio Forces Draw Battle Line

    Following reports about a plot by some aggrieved senators to impeach Senate President Godswill Akpabio, sources have revealed the issues at stake. While reports had...

    No Political Weapon Formed Against Akpabio Shall Prosper – Group

    A Group under the aegis 21st Century Youths of Niger Delta and Agitators with Conscience have been drawn to a certain publication that...

    Niger Delta Women Call For Akpabio’s resignature, Says He Is Callous

    Stakeholders under the aegis of Niger Delta Women League (NDWL) have called on the President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, to resign over pronounce­ments...

    Akpabio Visited President Tinubu In Aso Villa To Discuss About Niger Coup – Senate Spokesperson

    Yemi Adaramodu, the spokesman of the 10th Senate has opened up on why Senate President, Godswill Akpabio visited President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Monday. According...

    Why We Withheld 3 Ministerial Nominees Confirmation – Akpabio

    The Senate, however, approved and confirmed the ministerial nominations of 45 other appointees of President Bola Tinubu after a voice vote. The Senate President said, “Just...

    Why I Said ‘Let The Poor Breathe’ – Senate President, Godswill Akpabio

    Senator Godswill Akpabio, the President of the Senate, has clarified the reason behind the “let the poor breathe” joke he made recently. He made the joke...

    Ministerial List: I Will Work With Tinubu To Ensure All Promises Are Kept – Dave Umahi

    The immediate past governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi has reacted after his name was included in the ministerial list sent to the 10th...

    David Umahi, Nyesom Wike, Dele Alake, Nasir El-Rufai Others Make Tinubu’s Ministerial List – See Full List

    President Bola Tinubu has finally sent his ministerial list to the Senate. He nominated former governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi and his Rivers State...

    Nigeria Is A Safe Investment Destination For Foreign Investors – Akpabio

    President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, on Thursday, assured foreign investors of the safety of their investments in Nigeria, just as he restated the...

    House of Reps Will Make History Under Abass, Kalu — Lawmaker

    The lawmaker representing Ado/Okpokwu/Ogbadido Federal Constituency, Hon. Philip Agbese, has said that the 10th House of Representatives will make history under the leadership of...

    I Supported Akpabio Because He Gave Me N200m For Election – Wike

    Former Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has disclosed why he supported Senator Godswill Akapbio to emerge as the Senate President of the 10th...

    Senate Adjourns Plenary Until July 4

    The Senate on Wednesday, adjourned plenary until July 4. This followed the adoption of a motion by the Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Barau...

    Sanwo-Olu Congratulates Senator Akpabio On His Emergence As Senate President

    Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has congratulated Senator (Dr) Godswill Akpabio as the 10th Senate President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Sanwo-Olu took...

    President Tinubu Visits New Office Of The National Security Adviser In Abuja

    President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Monday tasked security and intelligence agencies in the country on the importance of sharing information and intelligence among themselves,...

    Inauguration Day: Yemi Osinbajo, Akpabio, Aisha Buhari Arrive Eagles Square

    The outgoing First Lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari; Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and the adopted candidate of the All Progressives Congress for Senate President...

    10th NASS: South-South Group Opposes Akpabio

    A group, the South-South Women Compatriot has on Monday opposed the aspiration of former Akwa Ibom State Governor, Godswill Akpabio to be the Senate...

    Akpabio Wouldn’t Be Senate President – Bwala

    An aide of Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the just concluded February 25 election, Daniel Bwala, has...

    Zoning NASS Leadership Would Be Rubber Stamp Promax – Ogun

    A member of the House of Representatives, Sergius Ogun has said the 10th National Assembly will be a ‘Rubber stamp Promax’. Ogun, a former member...

    10th NASS: Tinubu’s Choice Of Akpabio, Barau Down To Experience

    A former Special Adviser to President Shehu Shagari on National Assembly Matters and an elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has linked the President-elect Bola...

    10th NASS: We Have Numbers To Clinch Top Spot – Akpabio

    Former Governor of Akwa Ibom, Godswill Akpabio, has shown confidence in securing the required support from Senators-elect to clinch the Senate Presidency. Akpabio said this...

    Akpabio Visits Hilda Baci As She Breaks Record

    Former Governor of Akwa-Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio on Monday visited Nigerian chef, Hilda Bassey Effiong, popularly known as Hilda Baci, who broke the...

    PDP Should Study Tinubu, Not Insult His Intelligence – Reno Omokri

    Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan has charged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to study closely the President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu in...

    Godswill Akpabio’s Biography, Net Worth, Spouse, Education, Occupation, And More

    Godswill Akpabio s a Nigerian lawyer and politician who served as minister for Niger Delta Affairs from 2019 to 2022.   He resigned on 11 May...

    Akpabio Is Preferred But Not Anointed Candidate – Ndume

    The Senator representing Borno South District, Ali Ndume has on Tuesday said the nomination of Godswill Akpabio by the All Progressives Congress (APC) National...

    Senate Presidency: South-East Will Get Juicy Position – Umahi

    Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has assured the Southeast that the President-elect, Bola Tinubu will compensate the region for missing out on the...

    FULL LIST: APC NWC Reveals Full Zoning Formula For National Assembly Seats

    The All Progressives Congress National Working Committee has nominated Godswill Akpabio and Abass Tajudeen as the next Senate President and House of Representatives speaker...

    Protest As North-West Backs Akpabio For Senate Presidency

    Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress in the North-Central have protested against an alleged exclusion of the zone from the leadership of the 10th...

    Umahi Dumps Senate Presidency Ambition, Declares Support For Akpabio

    Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi has shelved his Senate presidency bid while declaring support for former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen Godswil Akpabio. Umahi,...

    Senate Presidency: Senators Backing Akpabio Revealed

    Imran Muhammad, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has revealed as he took to his Twitter handle to state that more than...

    Tinubu Picks Akpabio As President, Tajudeen As Speaker After APC Meeting

    President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Friday met with the leadership of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as consultation...

    Umahi Dumps Ambition, Backs Akpabio For Senate Presidency

    Outgoing governor of Ebonyi State and Senator representing Ebonyi South senatorial district, Dave Umahi has dumped his Senate Presidency ambition after he said he...

    Tinubu Receives Oyebanji, Akpabio, Others In Abuja

    The President-elect of Nigeria, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has welcomed some members of his party(APC) in Abuja. Asiwaju welcomed the Governor of Ekiti State, Abiodun Oyebanji,...

    Usifo Ataga: Case Adjourned Till July 7 As Chidinma Ojukwu Murder Trial Stalls Again

    A case of ill-health by defence counsel, on Thursday, stalled the trial of an undergraduate, Chidinma Ojukwu, charged with the murder of Mr Usifo...

    2023 Presidency: “Maybe Just The Name” – Akpabio Says There’s No Difference Between APC And PDP

    A former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio has admitted that there in no difference between the all Progressives Congress and the Peoples...

    “I Pleaded Guilty Because I Had Fever On That Day” – Uduak Akpan Makes U-turn, Denies Ever Knowing Iniubong Umoren Or Raping Her

    Uduak Akpan, the first accused in the ongoing trial for the murder of Iniubong Umoren, a University of Uyo graduate, changed his story on...

    How Akpabio Paid My Hospital Bill, Made Me Walk Again – Daddy Showkey Reveals

    Veteran Nigerian singer, John Odafe Asiemo, popularly known as Daddy Showkey, has recounted how Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, paid his hospital bill...

    Chidinma Ojukwu: Super TV CEO, Usifo Ataga, Was Killed Like A Chicken – Witness

    A witness, Raman Saliu, who is also a partner at Super Network Limited, the parent company of Super TV, said Usifo Ataga’s body was...

    Iniubong Umoren: “He Removed The Condom And …” – DSS Narrates How Uduak Akpan Killed Akwa Ibom Jobseeker

    Ama Okeke, a staff of the Department of Security Services, Akwa Ibom State Command, has given evidence before the State High Court sitting in Uyo. The...

    Iniubong Umoren Murder: Uduak Akpan Lured And Raped Me – Survivor Narrates In Court

    A survivor, Miriam Akpan, has narrated how serial rapist, Uduak-Abasi Akpan, lured her with a fake job offer and then raped her in Uyo,...

    Iniubong Umoren: Uduak Frank Akpan Makes U-turn, Denies Killing Akwa Ibom Job Seeker

    Months after confessing to killing a job seeker in Akwa Ibom state, Uduak Frank Akpan has now made a u-turn denying that he killed...

    It’s An Insult Comparing Me To Hushpuppi – Invictus Obi

    Convicted Nigerian fraudster, Obinwanne Okeke aka Invictus Obi, who is currently serving a 10-year jail term in the United States for wire fraud, has...

    Usifo Ataga: Chidinma Ojukwu’s Case Adjourned Till November 3rd

    The case of Chidinma Ojukwu the prime suspect in the murder case of Super TV boss, Usifo Ataga, has once again been adjourned till...

    NDDC Is A Cash Cow For Politicians – Wike

    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike on Tuesday said the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is a cash cow for politicians in the country. He stated...

    Ini Edo Debunks Reports Of Sleeping With Godswill Akpabio And Oba Elegushi

    Nollywood actress, Ini Edo, has officially debunked the rumors that she is sleeping with Godswill Akpabio and Oba Elegushi. The rumors went round after popular...

    ₦322m Fraud: We’re Going To Appeal Nwaoboshi’s Victory Despite Buhari Welcoming Him To APC – EFCC

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it will challenge the victory of Delta North Senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, who was recently discharged and...

    EFCC Will Prosecute Uzor Kalu Again – Bawa

    Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa has stated that agency is committed to prosecuting Orji Uzor Kalu, former Abia...

    Insecurity And ESN: You Don’t Just Arrest Youths You See, Conduct Extra-Judicial Killings And Say You’ve Resolved The Issue – Abaribe

    Senate minority leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe has kicked against the manner the federal government is using to tackle South-East attacks. In a new interview on Thursday...

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