Monday, 4th December 2023

Akwa Ibom state

26 Nov
As we celebrate the 85th birthday of His Excellency, Obong Victor Attah, it is a momentous occasion to reflect on the incredible legacy of a visionary leader whose indelible mark has shaped the trajectory of Akwa Ibom State towards prosperity and growth. Obong Attah’s tenure as the Governor of Akwa Ibom State (1999 - 2007)…
19 Nov
The 19th All Nigeria Editors Conference (ANEC-2023) , which ended in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom state at the weekend has opened the eyes of the aristocracy of the Nigerian media to three issues that may have challenged some myths about development strategies in Nigeria.
19 Nov
One would readily imagine that such an expression would serve to reprimand an old folk who indulges in smoking, womanizing, excessive eating and drinking, struggling for food in private or in public places, displaying a hateful and unforgiving attitude, name dropping, gossiping or lying for a living .
13 Nov
The Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), the Nigeria Union of Journalists(NUJ) and the Ministry of Information have hailed the managerial and organisational capability of the Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information, Ini Ememobong.
13 Nov
Akwa Ibom State Government is leaving no stone unturned in preparations for a memorable tourism events this Yuletide, beginning December 1.
2 Nov
Ahead of its annual conference slated for November 14 to 18, in Uyo, Governor Umo Eno of Akwa Ibom State, masters of economy and many corporate organisations like Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Nigeria Customs Service (NSC) and United Bank for Africa (UBA) have rallied support for the forum, the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE)…
27 Oct
Over 2000 athletes have gathered in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, for the second leg of the MTN CHAMPS holding at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium. The two-day competition started yesterday and will end tomorrow with the athletes competing across three age categories. At the media briefing heralding the competition on Wednesday to unveil the programme for…
23 Oct
Priority on welfare of the citizenry, political inclusion and equitable distribution of resources has been identified as major sources of sustainable peace in any society.
23 Oct
We all live in an incredibly busy world and often forget the worth of wellness. But to thrive, communities need to nurture a healthy environment. Health is considered valuable and precious for every individual. Good health means absence of disease in the body with complete physical and mental well-being. In continuation of the medical outreach…
17 Oct
Gov. Umo Eno of Akwa Ibom has approved an additional N1.6 billion to clear some arrears owed retired teachers, local government workers, and civil servants in the state. The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Ekerete Udoh, said this in a release, made available to newsmen in Uyo, on Tuesday. “In line with his…
3 Oct
Akwa Ibom's ARISE Agenda has achieved success with the collaboration and strategic efforts of SO&U, an award-winning creative agency that played an instrumental role in crafting the brand identity, strategy, communications, launch and marketing plan for the transformative initiative of Governor Umo Eno. Designed to elevate the state and its citizens by harnessing various pillars,…
27 Sep
In its continuous effort towards promoting quality health and sustainability, Ibom Developers has impacted 1,300 lives through its medical outreach programme in Okoroiyong and Egwenwe communities at Egwenwe Town Hall and Okoroinyong Health Centre at Eastern Obolo LGA, Akwa Ibom State. The company, in a 2-day medical outreach conducted to the communities theme: "Health is…


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Renowned singer and entrepreneur Mr Eazi recently revisited the controversy surrounding his 2017 tweet claiming Ghana's influence on Nigerian music. In an episode of the Afrobeats Intelligence Podcast, he shared his perspective on the cancel culture backlash.
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Rizz was named the Word of the Year 2023 by dictionary publisher Oxford University Press (OUP).
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Kaduna State Governor Uba Sani has ordered an immediate investigation into the killing of many villagers following miss target airstrike by the Nigerian Army on Sunday, December 3, 2023.
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  The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has alerted the public to antics of some expelled members of the party trying to discredit its national leader and presidential candidate, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, and Kano State governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf. In a statement on Monday by Ladipo Johnson, on behalf of the NNPP National Working…
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At least 57 people were killed and many more were feared trapped under debris following landslides and flooding triggered by heavy rainfall in northern Tanzania, the president and officials said on Monday. Torrential downpours at the weekend washed away vehicles and brought down buildings in the hillside town of Katesh, some 300 kilometres (186 miles)…
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In a bid to establish a Regional Electricity Market (REM) within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the ECOWAS Parliament has unanimously approved three draft Community Acts.
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Nepal said Monday that six citizens had been killed while serving as mercenaries in the Russian army and another had been captured in Ukraine, confirming that Nepalis are fighting for Moscow. Kathmandu urged Moscow to stop the use of Nepali mercenaries and send any men serving back home. Nepal's foreign ministry said it had received…
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The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Mr Abubakar Bichi, has disabused the minds of Nigerians over the controversy surrounding the notion of padding the budget.
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Israeli and Palestinian representatives at the United Nations on Monday traded accusations of "genocide" over the war raging in Gaza, with both sides demanding an international response. Israel's war against Hamas was repeatedly mentioned during an event at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva ahead of the 75th anniversary of the Convention on the…
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As part of the efforts to decongest the Correctional Centres, the Federal Government has settled N52m fines and compensation for 399 inmates at various centres across Kaduna State. Dr Ado Saleh, Comptroller of Correctional Service, Kaduna State, disclosed this during the Inauguration of the initiative at Zaria on Monday. Saleh said, “We are here to…