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Akwa Ibom

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.
13 Aug 2016
The Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs said Akwa Ibom Government and Mobil Company have agreed to collaborate to complete the ongoing skill acquisition centre at Owuochang, Ibeno, Local Government Area.
25 Jul 2016
The Akwa Ibom Police Command on Monday confirmed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Gas pipeline explosion in Obotim Nsit in Nsit Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.
14 Jul 2016
Local Government Pensioners in Akwa Ibom have protested against what they described as the non-chalant altitude of government towards the payment of their outstanding gravity.
11 Jul 2016
Local government pensioners in Akwa Ibom on Monday protested the non-payment of their over five years gratuity by the state government.
23 Jun 2016
Akwa Ibom State government has unfolded plans to reintroduce the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS), with the view to ensuring sustainable administration of the programme.
15 Jun 2016
The Akwa Ibom State Paramount Ruler’s Forum, has blamed alleged failure by Mobil Producing Nigeria Limited to pay the people compensation for oil spills...
8 Jun 2016
Since 2006, the police have been investigating the case of a man who died from Addax field in Mbo. We have been looking for the young men who kidnapped that man.
21 May 2016
Mrs Ubong Assam, the wife of the traditional ruler of Esit Eket in Akwa Ibom, was delivered of a baby girl on Friday, May 13, while in custody of her kidnappers.


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