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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…
17 Aug 2018
A driver attached to Ramlac company in Lekki area of Lagos State, who absconded with the company’s truck three months ago, has been arrested by men of the Federal Anti Robbery Squad, Lagos police command, in his home town in Ikot-Ekpene, Akwa-Ibom State. The suspect, Isaiah Ezekiel, who was employed barely a month before he committed…
12 Aug 2018
Last Wednesday’s defection of the former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Obot Akpabio, from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to the All Progressives Congress (APC) has thrown up fresh variables in the state’s political equation. Akpabio’s exit has also stirred both anger and joy in equal measure in the state, just as it has shocked many,…
9 Aug 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for immediate unfreezing of the official accounts of Akwa Ibom and Benue states blocked by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)
9 Aug 2018
The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) has condemned the alleged freezing of the bank accounts of the Benue State government by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
6 Aug 2018
The deputy governor of Akwa Ibom state, Mr. Moses Ekpo has described the rumour making the rounds that, he has resigned from office as false. The spokesperson to Ekpo, Ekikere Umo, said the rumour is a misrepresentation of facts, insisting that his principal has no plan of leaving the People's Democratic Party  (PDP). The rumours…
12 Jul 2018
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has disclosed plans to boost rice production in the state with the coming of a 1.5 million metric tonnes of rice mill due for commissioning this week. The investment, according to him, is to crash the price of the staple food in the state.   The Governor said this…
6 Jul 2018
Oil rich communities in Akwa Ibom State are alleging neglect “despite being the goose that lays the golden egg and gives Nigeria a lifeline.” In a letter to Governor Udom Emmanuel and signed by the National President, Ekid People’s Union (EPU), Prof. Asindi Andrew Asindi, the Eket people said “Eket and Esit Eket Local Government…
3 Jul 2018
States in the country where former governors, deputies and other government appointees are put on life pensions are doing so at the detriment of poor masses in such state, the Executive Director of African Center for Leadership, Strategy and Development, Dr Otive Igbuzor has said. Dr Igbuzor stated this at a two-day multi-stakeholders strategic retreat,…


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