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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.
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.


The new Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Yusha’u Ahmed, has pledged to improve security, welfare of youth corps members and staff to engender optimal service delivery to the nation.
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A study carried out by Network of Female Professionals in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (FEMinWASH), has revealed that Nigeria looses N207 million ($517,524) annually to the non-functionality of boreholes. According to the study, the non -utilization of the national strategy for Village Level Operation and Maintenance (VLOM) by contractors and technocrats has resulted in waste…
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In a move to curtail farmers/herders clashes in the country, the National Agricultural Laded Development Agency (NALDA) has established 100hectares farm integrated farm estates in Sokoto state to boost animal husbandry and crop production. The farm estate among others has a modern animal husbandry farm with a cow milking parlour with a capacity of 200…
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Officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on Monday said that security measures had been increased ahead of Pope Francis’ visit to the country’s capital, Kinshasa.
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