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Akwa Ibom

22 Dec 2017
The Akwa Ibom State Police Command says it has deployed 6000 personnel to provide security in the state during and after the yuletide. The Public Relations Officer of the Command, DSP Bala Elkana, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen in Uyo on Friday. Elkana said that the action was to forestall any breech of peace…
21 Dec 2017
All is now set for the Akwa Ibom State Christmas Carol Festival, which made the Guinness Book of Records in 2014 for being the largest choir ever assembled for a Christmas carol. More than 30,000 persons participated in the event. This year, about 10 million people from more than 45 countries around the world are…
18 Dec 2017
The People of Obot Itu, in Itu local government council of Akwa Ibom state, have agreed to a peaceful reconciliation over boundary demarcation crisis between them and Obodio community in Odukpani local government council of Cross River state. Giving the assurance, the Clan Head of Itu Community, Chief Nyong Inyang, who spoke during a sensitization…
11 May 2017
Thousands of applicants thronged designated centres across Akwa Ibom State to collect application forms following the state government’s announcement of vacancies for primary school teachers.
2 Mar 2017
The Akwa Ibom Local Content Compliance Monitoring Committee [LCCMC] has called on Total E&P Nigeria Limited to direct all its major and subcontractors...
1 Mar 2017
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has concluded arrangements to prosecute Gogo Anderson Waribo, a Deputy Director of INEC in Akwa Ibom, and former Electoral Officer in Rivers.
25 Feb 2017
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Eket Field office, Akwa Ibom has attributed the scarcity of petrol in the state to the strike by tanker drivers.
18 Jan 2017
In a renewed communal clash between the people of Ikot Offiong and Oku Iboku in Cross River and Akwa Ibom states, no fewer than five persons are said to have lost their lives and several others injured.
23 Dec 2016
The state governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, disclosed this on Thursday in Uyo while presenting the 2017 budget proposal before the state House of Assembly.
12 Dec 2016
Governor Udom Emmanuel, who escaped unhurt from a collapsed church building in Akwa Ibom on Saturday, has ordered the arrest of the building contractor.
16 Oct 2016
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has sacked his entire cabinet. No reason was given, according to a statement issued in Uyo on Saturday by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Etekamba Umoren.
23 Sep 2016
Governor Udom Emmanuel, who gave the charge during a special prayer summit organised by the Dakada Ministers Forum in Uyo to herald the state’s 29th anniversary, said the era when believers were fed with Manna was over.


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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Command in Katsina, said it collected a revenue of N124.9 million from August to date.