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20 Nov 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with representatives of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) to resolve the crisis generated by the new N30,000 minimum wage demanded by organised labour at the Presidential Villa. The governors were led by the chairman of the forum and Zamfara chief executive, Abdulazeez Yari. Those in attendance were governors of Lagos,…
15 Nov 2018
The Senate yesterday said it again uncovered illegal multiple withdrawals of $1.151 billion from the dividends accounts of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
15 Nov 2018
Governor Udom Emmanuel yesterday presented a budget of N670.72 billion for 2019 fiscal year to the House of Assembly for consideration. The budget which is N24 billion higher than the 2018 estimates of N646.649 billion is predicated on oil benchmark of $60 per barrel at a production rate of N2.3 million barrels per day with…
7 Nov 2018
The United States, through the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), has donated 3.3 million bed nets for distribution in Akwa Ibom State to combat malaria. The bed nets, valued at $9.7 million, will be distributed in all local government areas of the state to contain spread of the disease. The U.S. government also provided an additional…
2 Nov 2018
The 16 Brigade of the Nigerian Army on Friday commenced `Operation Crocodile Smile III’ exercise across some states of the Niger Delta, to stem the tide of pipeline vandalism in the region. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division, Port-Harcourt, said the 2018 operation…
29 Oct 2018
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged the people of Akwa Ibom State to cherish Governor Udom Emmanuel, saying he is a good product that would take the state to greater heights of development. He made the call at Qua Iboe Church in Uyo, after a service with the governor, stressing, “Emmanuel is a good product…
28 Oct 2018
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Sunday worshipped with Gov Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom at Qua Iboe Church, Uyo, and urged the people to support the governor’s second term ambition. Obasanjo said the governor was a good product that could take the state to the promised land. He said that of the attributes of…
22 Oct 2018
Aspirants who failed to win the All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries in Akwa Ibom State have pledged support for the party’s chosen candidates at the state and national levels. They made the resolution at the campaign grounds of its governorship candidate, Mr. Nsima Ekere in Uyo, after reconciliation by the party’s leadership. A former House…
16 Oct 2018
Akwa Ibom State government has described the insecurity allegations in the state by the All Progressives Congress (APC) as imaginary. It dismissed the alarm raised against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led government as trying to bring back the sad experiences of 2015 ahead of the general elections in 2019. The state Commissioner for Information and…
13 Oct 2018
“We cannot afford to miss another African Cup of Nations, so, I join millions of Nigerians to plead with the Super Eagles to threat this game against Libya with seriousness it deserves.
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.

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Members of the Taraba caucus of the All progressive congress (APC) yesterday rose from an emergency meeting faulting the purported removal of the chairman of the state chapter of the party, Mr Ibrahim El-Suldi.
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UN News/Daniel Dickinson – A Nigerien soldier guards a strategic location in Ouallam, Niger. New York, USA, 07 February 2023-/African Media Agency(AMA)/A lack of job opportunities is the leading factor driving people to join fast-growing violent extremist groups in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new report released by the UN Development Programme on Tuesday. The report…
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By Darryl Pietersen, Director of Anglophone Africa, WorldRemit ACCRA, Ghana, 7 February, 2023,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Inflation rates in Ghana are at a record high, but what is causing the increase, and how does it affect you? Ghana’s inflation rate currently stands at over 40%. Predictions suggest that inflation in Ghana will peak in the first…
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As President Buhari approves special intervention fund for an upgrade, the establishment of Radiotherapy services in 9 tertiary hospitals In a bid to close the care gap in cancer treatment in the country, the Federal government has commissioned five Brachytherapy Machines for National Hospital Abuja, UNTH Enugu, UBTH Benin, UCH Ibadan and ABUTH Zaria while…