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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…
24 Aug 2018
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom on Friday, declared his intention to seek re-election, saying his current performance would return him to the Government House. Emmanuel made the declaration in Uyo and said that his industrialisation efforts in the state was part of his major achievements since his inauguration in 2015. His achievements, according to…
23 Aug 2018
Akwa Ibom state governor Udom Emmanuel has said he will announce his intention to run for governor for a second term on Friday. The governor in a post on his verified Twitter handle said he will 'submit' himself as the state's 'Servant-Leader' just like he did in 2014. "Tomorrow, just as I did in 2014,…
19 Aug 2018
Due to assumed depletion of members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) family in Akwa Ibom State, when the former governor, Senator Godswill Akpabio left the party, Governor Udom Emmanuel has debunked such assertion, saying the party was intact in the state. He said this, while receiving the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, who was on…

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