Relax, things are getting better, Akpabio assures constituents

Senate President Godswill Akpabio, has told his constituents to “relax” because “things are getting better.” He assured the people of Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District of his commitment to their welfare in appreciation of their total support for him, President Bola Tinubu and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in last year’s elections. Akpabio […]

Religion can’t divide us, Akpabio joins in Muslim’s breaking of fast

Senate President Godswill Akpabio, on Monday evening, had Iftar (breaking of fast) with his Muslim colleagues, in Abuja. Akpabio, at the occasion which was also attended by some Christian senators, said “religion cannot divide us.” The Senate President stressed that it was not a mere coincidence that the Christian Lent and Muslim Ramadan periods came […]

Akpabio: insecurity has abated under Tinubu

Senate President Godswill Akpabio yesterday said insecurity in the country has drastically abated since President Bola Tinubu assumed office on May 29, 2023. Akpabio stated this while contributing to a debate on a motion on the latest killings in Benue State. Describing the Benue incident as an “aberration,” he said it was on record that […]

Akpabio clocks 61, APC celebrates patriot

The All Progressives Congress (APC), on Saturday, celebrated the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, as he turned 61. The ruling party described Akpabio as a “true patriot, nation builder and lawmaker of extraordinary abilities.” This is contained in a statement dated December 9, and issued by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Felix Morka, Esq, as obtained […]

Collecting pension as ex-governor unlawful, Falana tells Akpabio, others

The Chairman of Alliance on Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), has appealed to the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, and other former governors to stop the collection of pensions as ex-governor. Falana, a human rights lawyer, urged former governors to emulate Ogun State’s former governor, Gbenga Daniel, and former Gombe State governor, Ibrahim […]

Tinubu set to collect fresh $7.8bn, €100m loans, seeks Senate’s approval

Barely 24 hours after seeking approval of the N2.18tn supplementary budget, President Bola Tinubu has approached the Senate for the approval of another $7.8bn and €100m loans. The request of the President was contained in a letter to the Senate read during the plenary by the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio on Wednesday. The President on […]

Akpabio in closed door meeting with Tinubu, dismisses crisis in Senate

Senate President Godswill Akpabio, on Wednesday, emphasised the unity and maturity of the Nigerian Senate, even amidst disagreements. “In the parliament, sometimes you disagree to agree. But we will never get to the point of throwing chairs. The Senate is too mature, full of matured people,” Akpabio told State House Correspondents after closed-door talks with […]

Senator Ndume storms out of chamber following unfavorable ruling

The Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, on Tuesday, October 17, requested an urgent closed-door meeting of the Senate during plenary after the Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume, left the chamber following a ruling that deemed him out of order. Ndume (APC Borno South ), raised a point of order on alleged errors […]

Senator Ndume, others slam Akpabio for passing bills without their input

The Senator representing Borno South Senatorial District, Ali Ndume, has slammed the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, for approving the passage of some executive bills without seeking the input of other members. In a video from Thursday’s sitting, Ndume knocked the Senate President for passing certain bills without formal reading and members’ contributions. The Senator representing […]

Akpabio elected Senate President

Akpabio elected Senate President

Senator Godswill Akpabio has been elected the President of the 10th Senate. Akpabio was elected on the floor of the Senate after its inauguration. Senate approves Tinubu’s appointment Of 20 Special Advisers He emerged winner to beat his contender, Senator Abdulaziz Yari, both members of the All Progressives Congress. The former Governor of Akwa Ibom […]