Wednesday, 20th October 2021
Breaking News:


13 Jul
Justice Archibong Archibong of Akwa Ibom State High Court, Uyo division has acquitted former chairman of Ukanafun local government council, Mr. Abasiono Udomfu of murder charge.
10 Jul
To ensure continuous tourism development and drive to improve the performance of hotel managers in Nigeria and Africa, top-rated resource personnel have been listed to share their wealth of experience
17 May
Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday, May 14, 2021, arrested one Stacy-Dan Ekpenyong (alias Daniel Ekpenyong), the Managing Director of Stewardship Rural Investment Limited for allegedly obtaining the sum of N11.5m by false pretence. Ekpenyong was arrested at Keystone Bank, University of Uyo branch, Akwa…
18 Mar
Akwa Ibom State High Court sitting in Uyo has sentenced a 40-year-old man, Aniekan John Udom, to life imprisonment for defiling an eight-year-old boy in Uyo.
30 Jan
The remodelling exercise of Uyo Township Stadium, which was suspended last year has resumed, as equipment has been mobilised to the site along Udodoma Street in Uyo metropolis.
21 Jan
As the Magistrate Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State commenced hearing of the Deeper Life School scandal yesterday, the court barred journalists from covering the proceedings
18 Sep 2020
A group, under the aegis of Akwa Ibom Leaders Vanguard, yesterday threatened legal action to force the Federal Government to pay the state it's outstanding four-month 13 percent oil derivation.
15 Sep 2020
Three siblings, Aisha, aged nine; Yusuf, six; and Fatima Ibrahim, five, on Sunday escaped death by a whisker in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, following a landslide, which occurred in their residence at No. 16 Asutan Street, cutting the street into two. It was gathered that a few minutes after the kids had finished preparing their…
3 Sep 2020
• Launches non-oil initiative to check crude volatility Disturbed by the falling oil prices at the international market, the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has unveiled what it termed ‘One- State-One-Product Programme’ under its “Zero Oil” initiative to create employment in states through value-addition and wealth creation as well as diversify the nation from a…
27 May 2020
The Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA) has urged fiscal and monetary authorities to develop more aggressive and decisive policies to sustain economic recovery
21 May 2020
The Executive Chairman of the Uyo Capital City Development Authority, [UCCDA], Prince Enobong Uwah who is a political appointee has described as proactive steps Governor Udom Emmanuel’s decision to slash the salary of all Political Office holders by 20 percent.
4 Jan 2020
It was indeed a busy December for Pepsi brand ambassadors, as the music stars had their hands full with gigs.


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