On July 15, he resigned his membership of the PDP because it did not provide him the platform to actualise his aspiration.
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The Chairman of the Committee, Senator Bassey Akpan, gave the commendation when he led its members on an oversight visit to the NNPC Towers in Abuja.
The Senators are: Bassey Akpan (PDP-Akwa-Ibom North East), Christopher Ekpenyong (PDP-Akwa-Ibom North West) and Akon Eyakenyi (PDP-Akwa-Ibom South).
The Senate on Thursday approved N346,388,900,000 as budget for the Niger Delta Development Commission for the 2019 fiscal year.
The bill, which passed second reading in 2017, seeks to ensure that any person who acted on behalf of a licensee to supply inaccurate data to the Department of Petroleum Resources or to any other person duly empowered by a lawful authority, commits an offence.
The Senate Committee on Gas Resources and the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation on Thursday says no 1.05 billion dollars is missing from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas dividend account.
It gave the committee 48 hours to submit its report for consideration.
This is according to documents submitted to the Senate Committee on Gas Resources by the CBN in Abuja on Thursday.
A Senate Panel on Wednesday discovered another illegal withdrawal of N550 billion ($1.1 billion) from the account of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas.
The Corporation says it is utilising the fund to augment under-recoveries in the importation of Premium Motor Spirit popularly known as petrol.
The argument ensued when the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, refused to allow former Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, to contribute to a Point of Order raised by Senator Bassey Akpan.
Justice Binta Nyako gave the order on Wednesday following a complaint from the government’s counsel, Celsus Ukpong, that Ekwerewadu had been evading the service of the criminal charges on him.
The two separate charges were instituted against the senators on Wednesday before Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court in Abuja
Chairman of the committee, Senator Bassey Akpan, told News Agency of Nigerian in Abuja that Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and Total Nigeria Plc led the oil companies and other stakeholders that failed to appear at the session on Thursday.
In the court processes made available to the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday, the government filed a two-count charge of criminal breach of trust, diversion of public funds, conspiracy and abuse of office against the senator.
The curt ruled that the senator was not duly elected