Akwa Ibom, labour disagree over payment of new minimum wage
Akwa Ibom State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has denied signing any agreement with the state government on the new national minimum wage in the state. Secretary of NLC, Iboro Ibara, stated this while reacting to government’s announcement of payment of the new minimum wage in Uyo yesterday, insisting that negotiations for the…
Akwa Ibom group laments government’s alleged neglect of Ekid nation
The Ekid Union, the apex organisation of Ekid nation in Akwa Ibom State has urged Governor Udom Emmanuel to consider the alleged neglect of Eket and Esit Eket council areas in his development agenda.
Emmanuel holds parley to celebrate unity, peace in Akwa Ibom
Governor Udom Emmanuel has said the state has every reason to thank God for the peace and unity it had enjoyed in recent years.
Udom seeks partnership to execute Ibom deep seaport
The Governor Udom Emmanuel administration has restated its commitment to the completion of the Ibom deep seaport in Akwa Ibom State. The Commissioner for Economic Development and Ibom Deep Seaport
Emmanuel tasks Akwa Ibom indigenes on unity, development
Governor Udom Emmanuel has described Akwa Ibom State as great and prosperous, calling on all, irrespective of political leanings, to rally round for its development.
Akwa Ibom has every reason to celebrate prevailing peace, Emmanuel insists
Governor Udom Emmanuel has said Akwa Ibom citizens have every reason to celebrate the 2019 Christmas on account the prevailing peace in the state since 2015
Akwa Ibom correctional service exceeds capacity with 1,223 inmates
Controller of Correctional Service, Akwa Ibom State Command, Alex Oditah, has disclosed that the facilities of the service in the state have 2,559 inmates as against its capacity of 1,336, thereby overstretching the facilities with an excess of 1,223 inmates.
Thirty one percent of Nigerian women experience physical violence, says NDHS
Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (2018 NDHS) report has revealed that 31 percent of women in Nigeria have experienced physical violence from age 15 at least.
Avoid exposure to security risks, Emmanuel cautions corps members in Akwa Ibom
Governor Udom Emmanuel has cautioned corps members serving in Akwa Ibom to avoid actions that could expose them to security risks during their Community Development Service (CDS).He gave the advice yesterday during the closing of the 2019 Batch ‘C’ Stream 1 orientation course for the members deployed to the NYSC permanent camp in Ikot Itie…