Monday, 2nd October 2023

Akwa Ibom

27 Sep
*As Ememobong bags ISPON safety award Akwa Ibom State Government has warned that it would come against any company operating in the state with tendencies to undermine the health, safety and security of the people. The Commissioner for Information, Ini Ememobong gave the warning on Tuesday during a Safety Managers Forum and Leadership Workshop 2023,…
26 Sep
As Akwa Ibom people celebrate 36 years of statehood, Governor Umo Eno has taken the lead to ensure continuous peace and unity of the various components of the State, as he urged stakeholders to rid the state of divisiveness and other tendencies inimical to the peace and growth.
21 Sep
Akwa Ibom State Government has lined up a number of activities to mark 36 years of its creation on September 23.
21 Sep
The Nigeria Police Force, Akwa Ibom Command, says it has neutralised two suspected armed robbers and arrested another in Uyo, the state capital.
16 Sep
The Akwa Ibom State Government has pledged support to the Emerging Leaders Group on its development initiatives and contributions towards the growth of the state.
12 Sep
Akwa Ibom State Government, has lauded the collaborative role of the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON), in the growth of locally manufactured goods, describing it as a valuable partner in the actualisation of the state's ARISE Agenda.
9 Sep
AKWA Ibom State Government has pledged commitment to the promotion of entrepreneurship at all levels in the state for export as part of the effort towards achieving the ARISE Agenda of Governor Umo Eno's administration
9 Sep
• Hopes to create over 1000 new jobs The Federal Government-owned Liberty Oil and Gas Free Zone Authority (OGFZA) in Akwa Ibom State will attract as much as $6 billion worth of investments to the zone in the next six years if the necessary infrastructure is put in place. The Managing Director of OGFA, Senator…
9 Sep
A socio-political advocacy group, Good Governance Collective has hailed Akwa Ibom State Governor, Umo Eno for initiating an over ₦10 billion palliative programme for the people. Speaking in an interactive session with journalists, the group said that after a careful assessment of the palliative roll out across the 36 states, they were very impressed with…
30 Aug
The Akwa Ibom Government has closed down a Chinese mining firm, Ruitai Mining Company, for failing to produce an operation licence. Chief Uno Etim Eno, the state’s Commissioner for Environment and Mineral Resources, said this when he briefed newsmen in Uyo. Eno said that the firm could not provide authorisation documents for titanium ore mining…
14 Aug
The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Pastor Umo Eno, has told Akwa Ibom citizens in the United States of America to prepare to offer their services back at home.
4 Aug
As the 2023 AGM/National Election of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, NIPR, draws near, the State Chapter of the Institute has drummed support for a Council Member of Akwa Ibom origin, even as Ini Ememobong is being put forward as the consensus candidate of the chapter. Ememobong, a dedicated member of NIPR and the…


15 mins ago
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has pleaded with members of Lions Clubs to back  government in sustaining the fight against poverty and creating a community, where everyone is entitled to a sense of participation.
20 mins ago
The General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Worldwide, Pastor Enock Adeboye, on the occasion of Nigeria’s independence anniversary, yesterday, asked God to heal the nation and give her a new beginning.
21 mins ago
Lagos State government has vowed to stop illegal dredging and flush out those operating without a government permit in the dredging sector from the state.
24 mins ago
The Manager Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Dr. Samuel Ogbukwu, has lamented the myriad of challenges facing the region, ranging from infrastructure deficit to environmental concerns, as well as socio-economic disparities.
24 mins ago
As Nigeria celebrates its 63rd independence anniversary, Delta State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, yesterday, urged Nigerians to pray for God’s protection and blessings upon security agencies, as they fight to ward off all security threats against the nation. 
13 mins ago
Experts who converged at the 2023 edition of the Insurance Stakeholders’ Consultative Forum, themed, “Rethinking Insurance as a Critical Economic Growth Strategy” organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry...
37 mins ago
To strike the delicate balance between Nigeria’s vast, God-given resources of oil and gas, fertile fields for huge agricultural practices, rare solid minerals, places of scenic, spell-binding tourist attractions and the persisting paradox of pervasive poverty
38 mins ago
Amid rising insecurity, inflation and other macroeconomic challenges, coupled with uncertainty in the global economies, the Nigerian equities market gained N8.4 trillion in nine months.
42 mins ago
Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti,  on Saturday, disclosed that the state government would pay N771 million compensation to owners of 130 structures marked for  demolition  to pave way for expansion of  3 .5 kilometer road that leads to Okpara Square, in Umuahia , the state capital.   
47 mins ago
Hope of early release of former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, might not be in sight as Federal Government, yesterday, distanced itself from a N50b non-prosecution plea bargain with the embattled apex bank boss.