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10 Feb 2019
In a week’s time, the general elections will be holding nationwide and dealing with challenges such as rigging, use of state and federal might, violence and other issues have been in the front burner...
4 Feb 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State has sued the Inspector General of Police (IGP) over alleged intimidation, arrest and detention of its members across the state. In suit filed at the state High Court, Uyo, on January 31, 2019, the PDP and 21 other chieftains of the party also joined the state…
25 Jan 2019
Akwa Ibom State police command has paraded one Kingsley Udoyen, who had allegedly been parading himself as an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP). The Commissioner of Police, Musa Kimo, disclosed this to journalists at the police headquarters, Ikot Akpan Abia in Uyo, the state capital. According to the CP, the suspect had been using the…
22 Jan 2019
Akwa Ibom State government has raised the alarm over plot by the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) to publish a propaganda pamphlet aimed at maligning Governor Udom Emmanuel. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Charles Udoh, in a statement made available to journalists in Uyo, described the plan as ridiculous. “The pamphlet, which we understand…
16 Jan 2019
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has assured workers that the state would pay the new minimum wage, as soon as the Federal Government adopts it. He gave the pledge during an interactive session with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC), United Labour and other affiliated unions in the state. The governor…
16 Jan 2019
Plans to float the first ever ocean terminal in the country are in the offing, with expectations that the facility would help investors in the shipping of oil and gas vessels, and enhance Nigeria’s status in the maritime world.    The project, being slated for Akwa Ibom State, is currently yearning for more local and…
15 Jan 2019
Akwa Ibom State governor Udom Emmanuel has said the state government was willing to pay its civil servants the  proposed new minimum wage when enacted into law. “Minimum wage has never been an issue, it is just that it has been a matter of legislation. We are waiting for directions from the Federal government, once…
4 Jan 2019
The governorship bid of All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in Akwa Ibom State, Nsima Ekere, received a major boost yesterday with the donation of a three-storey campaign office in Eket Council by a business mogul and political financier, Emmanuel Assam, popularly known as Emmaco. Commissioning the office along the busy Eket/Oron road, Ekere thanked the…
1 Jan 2019
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has called for the reenactment of the spirit of unity, togetherness and oneness among the Ibibio. He made this call yesterday in Uyo, during the coronation of the President General of the Ibibios (Oku Ibom Ibiono), His Eminence, Ntenyin Solomon Etuk. The event was held at the Asan Ibibio,…
25 Dec 2018
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari will Friday flag off his re-election campaign in Akwa-Ibom State, a few weeks after the candidate of the People's Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar, who is his main challenger, when the country goes to poll early next year, kicked off his in Sokoto State. “President Muhammadu Buhari and 2019 Presidential Candidate of…
23 Dec 2018
The Nigerian democratic space is bereft of ideological content and identifiable programme of activities to engage statutory governance requirements after electoral victory. The poverty of the philosophy of governance has remained the bane of the current Akwa Ibom state government occasioning adhoc initiatives and blurred vision. For Obong Nsima Ekere, this is an absurdity  that…
14 Dec 2018
With three days left to end the 19th National Sports Festival tagged Abuja 2018, Team Delta may have successfully defended its title, after extending the lead on the medals table to 85 gold medals yesterday.


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Nigerian football has the potential to become one of the best in the world if given the enabling environment to thrive, Strategic partners to the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL), GTI Asset Management and Trust Limited, has affirmed.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has sent best wishes to Muslims as they commence 30 days of Ramadan fasting, urging that they use the season “to project the best and finest virtues of Islam by personal conduct, and not precept.”
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Dr Cairo Ojougboh, the Protem Secretary, National Coalition for Peace and Unity (NCPU), has called on Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege to accept peace. Ojuogboh, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) made the call in an interview with newsmen on Wednesday..
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Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has joined the race for the 10th Senate Presidency. Umahi said this on Wednesday in Abakaliki when he addressed members of the state executive council, saying that he was eminently qualified for the position.
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Cristiano Ronaldo made no secret Wednesday of his ambition to notch up another world record -- for the number of international caps -- a day before Portugal face Liechtenstein in Euro 2024 qualifiers.