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10 Oct 2018
Over 420 militants, kidnappers and cultists have again embraced the amnesty programme offered by Akwa Ibom State government. The criminal gang from Etim Ekpo and Ukanafun local council areas surrendered their weapons to the amnesty committee, comprising heads of security agencies in the state. The Guardian recalls that about 264 cultists, kidnappers and militants who…
10 Oct 2018
Super Eagles’ fans interested in watching Saturday’s African Nations Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Libya at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo have been served a good hand by the Akwa Ibom State government, which has slashed the gate fees by 50 per cent.
7 Oct 2018
Akwa Ibom State government has established over 888 adult education centres across the state’s 31 local councils. This was disclosed by the state Commissioner for Education, Prof. Victor Inoka, during the South-South zonal meeting of Non-Governmental Association for Literacy Support Services (NOGALSS) in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital. The commissioner revealed that the centres…
22 Sep 2018
The Police Command in Akwa Ibom on Friday appealed to aggrieved youths of Etim Ekpo and Ukanafun local government areas to lay down their arms within five days and embrace peace. The appeal is contained in a statement signed by DSP MacDon Odiko, the Command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), and made available to the News…
21 Sep 2018
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said of 76 cases of monkey pox reported in 2018, 37 have been confirmed with one probable and two deaths in 15 states.
18 Sep 2018
Police officers who retired from service since 2017 have petitioned the Federal Government over non-payment of their gratuity and monthly pension. An Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Mr. Asuquo Udoh, who spoke with journalists in Uyo, said the action of the Federal Government could be described as insensitivity over their plight. Also, a Deputy Superintendent…
17 Sep 2018
Sen. Godswill Akpabio (APC-Akwa Ibom North-West) has expressed optimism that President Muhammadu Buhari will record a massive victory in Akwa Ibom State in the 2019 presidential election. Akpabio, alongside Sen. Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), led delegation from Akwa Ibom State APC on a courtesy visit…
12 Sep 2018
It is not easy to situate the political barometer of former Lagos State governor, Bola Tinubu in the Southwest geopolitical zone. Tinubu’s political fortunes increased exponentially after he served out his two terms as governor and handed over to his preferred candidate, his former chief of staff.    While Tinubu flourished both economically and politically…
3 Sep 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party in Akwa Ibom has described the advice by All Progressive Congress stalwart, Mr. Eseme Eyiboh that, governor Udom Emmanuel should not contest for second term as a ‘supermarket’ statement. Speaking with journalists in his office Monday in Uyo, the party Publicity Secretary, Mr. Ini Ememobong, said the adviser has no knowledge…
31 Aug 2018
Akwa Ibom State government has described as untrue and unfounded report by Managing Director, Rock Marine Services Limited, Mr. Essien Elijah, that officials of the state government obtained N184,235,450.89 under false pretence of concessioning the marine terminal at Oron. In a statement signed by the state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Charles Udoh and…
28 Aug 2018
Akwa Ibom State government has challenged the immediate past governor, Senator Godswill Akpabio, to come up with facts to prove that the Four Points by Sheraton hotel at Ikot Ekpene was completed in his tenure. In a release by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Charles Udoh, in Uyo yesterday, the Udom Emmanuel-led administration alleged…
25 Aug 2018
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel has charged the people of the state not to panic over former governor Godswill Akpabio’s defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC), saying his move would not deter him from winning a second term in office. He made the assertion yesterday at the Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo while…

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