ICPC, NOA charge Akwa Ibom citizens to monitor constituency projects
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offenses Commission (ICPC) and National Orientation Agency (NOA) have advised citizens of Akwa Ibom State to take an active part in tracking constituency projects to avert embezzlement of funds released for them.
Iko community in Akwa Ibom seeks due process on OML 13
The people of Iko community in Eastern Obolo Local Council of Akwa Ibom State have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on Sterling Energy and Production Company Nigerian Limited (SEEPCO) to follow due process before production in the OML 13.
Akwa Ibom holds first education summit in Uyo today
Akwa Ibom State will today, Thursday, September 5, 2019, hold its maiden education summit and exhibition at Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio Hall in Uyo with the theme, “Human Capacity Development for Sustainable Transformation of Persons and Society.”
Akwa Ibom: NALPGAM donates gas cylinders to rural women
The Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers (NALPGAM) has distributed 300 gas cylinders worth five million Naira to rural women in Akwa Ibom state.
CAN advocates moral revolt, ethical re-orientation to end graft
Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Akwa Ibom State chapter, Dr. Nduese Ekwere, has asserted that the country’s war against corruption would be a mirage if moral revolution and ethical re-orientation is not taken seriously.
The UK versus Akwa Ibom
Through a statement posted on its website on June 17, 2019, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, FCO, of the United Kingdom has cautioned British nationals against traveling to 21 states, including Akwa Ibom, in Nigeria.
Akwa Ibom wants FIFA Women’s World Cup opening, closing ceremonies
The Akwa Ibom State Government has solicited for the right to host both the opening and closing ceremonies of the FIFA U-20 Women World Cup if Nigeria got the right to host it. Governor Udom Emmanuel made the appeal on Wednesday when the FIFA inspection team paid him a courtesy call at the Government House, Uyo.
Jacob Esuene Club launches catch-them-young squash tourney
Squash fans and other enthusiasts will be treated to three days of sporadic action as the maiden edition of the Jacob Esuene Sports Club Squash tournament takes the centre stage in Eket, Akwa Ibom State
Akwa Ibom to partner FMBN in workers’ low-cost housing
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has pledged to work with the management of Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), to ensure that low and medium-income workers in the state own houses at retirement.
Nine soldiers feared killed in Borno, Akwa Ibom by Boko Haram, suspected kidnappers
Seven soldiers, including an army colonel, were feared killed on Wednesday by suspected Boko Haram insurgents along the Maiduguri-Damaturu Road. The army’s escort, according to residents of Jakana and Mainok, ran into fleeing terrorists that retreated from a heavy exchange of gunfire of troops at Jakana, 40 kilometers from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.