Akwa Ibom leaders tackle FG over 13% oil derivation
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.
Three siblings escape death in Akwa Ibom landslide
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…
At Uyo event, NEPC re-echoes economic diversification
• 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…
NECA canvasses sustainable policies for economic recovery
The Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA) has urged fiscal and monetary authorities to develop more aggressive and decisive policies to sustain economic recovery
COVID-19: Udom political appointee supports his decision to slash salary
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.
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
CLO seeks completion of Ikot Ekpene-Itu-Calabar road
The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), Akwa Ibom State Branch, has expressed its deepest concern over the deplorable state of the Ikot Ekpene-Itu-Calabar Federal Highway and urged the Federal Government to mobilise contractors to site before the Christmas season.
ORS activates brand in Uyo, Enugu, others
Sequel to the successful brand activations in Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Ogbomoso, Oyo State and Ilorin in Kwara State, the hair product for women in Nigeria, ORS (Organic Root Stimulator) has moved the activation to Enugu, Abia, Edo and Akwa Ibom states where it is engaging and training over 4000 hairstylists.
DPR seals 11 filling stations in Uyo
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) Eket Field Office has sealed 11 filling stations for various offences, ranging from under-dispensing, non-renewal of DPR licences to violating of government seal and no DPR licences.
The dark side of Ibom Air
In the afternoon of Friday, June 7 of this year, a Bombardier plane marked Ibom Air took off from the Victor Attah International Airport, Uyo with a handful of passengers, mostly government officials, en route Lagos. It was the maiden commercial flight of the airline owned by the government of Akwa Ibom State. This is…