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…
FCMB invests in entrepreneurship growth
First City Monument Bank (FCMB), has explained that its comprehensive capacity building programme, tagged: “Business Enterprises and Sustainability Training (BEST),” is to lay a solid foundation for the long-term success for small businesses. Besides, it is to enable Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) have access to business management skills and advisory services, learn…
Purging Akwa Ibom of last vestiges of kidnappers
When in April this year, the site Manager of Zenith Construction Company, a foreign national, Gassan Naser, was kidnapped in Mbiaya, in Uruan Local Council of Akwa Ibom State, and a police sergeant attached to him, Mohammed Sarba shot dead in the process, the news jolted many across the state, including the state government. This…
Udom sets up five-man projects verification team
Akwa Ibom State government has set up a five-man committee to compile projects executed by the Udom Emmanuel administration from May 2015 to 2019. The governor, while speaking at the inauguration of the committee yesterday at the State Exco Chambers, Government House, Uyo, said the essence of the five-man verification team was in line with…