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13 Feb 2018
A tyre repairer in Mbiabam Ibiono community of Ibiono, Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Nkere Uta, yesterday allegedly hacked his wife, Mrs. Bella Uta, to death with a machete. Bella, who was in her early 30s, had five children for the man. Neighbours found the woman in a pool of blood. She…
21 Jan 2018
The Akwa Ibom Government is yet to pay the outstanding N100 million medical bills accumulated by patients who received treatment in private hospitals after a church building collapsed in Uyo on Dec. 10, 2017. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Dominic Ukpong, said in Eket that the governor had paid N200 million in medical bills…
20 Jan 2018
As part of efforts to forge a common front to fight injustice, insecurity and discuss issues that would improve the well being of its people, Ijaw traditional rulers and leaders from the six states of Bayelsa, Edo, Delta, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Ondo yesterday met in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital.   The meeting, which was…
6 Jan 2018
The Controller General of Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) Mr Jaffaru Ahmed, has disclosed that 28 inmates of Ikot Ekpene Prisons that escaped during jailbreak on Dec. 27, 2017 were still at large. Ahmed disclosed this to newsmen after an inspection of facilities in Ikot Ekpene Prisons on Friday. The controller general, who described the facilities…
5 Jan 2018
Akwa Ibom State government has lamented the absence of Federal Government infrastructure in the state. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Charles Udoh, disclosed this position yesterday in Uyo, the state capital. According to him, the state lacks Federal Government investments, despite it’s over 40 per cent contributions, through crude oil, to the…
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.

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