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1 Jul 2019
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…
13 Jun 2019
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…
26 May 2019
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…
15 May 2019
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…
25 Apr 2019
The Akwa Ibom Government says it is set to inaugurate 49 road construction projects as part of activities to mark the fourth year in office of Gov. Udom Emmanuel’s administration on May 29. The Commissioner for Works in the state, Mr Ephraim Inyangeyen, disclosed this during an interaction with newsmen in Uyo on Thursday. Inyangeyen…
17 Apr 2019
Indigenes of Kampa communities in Eastern Obolo local council of Akwa Ibom State have lost a N24.3 billion suit filed against Mobil Producing Nigeria after the Court of Appeal, Calabar Division struck it out.    In the suit filed on their behalf by one Chief Benjamin Pepple at the Federal High Court, Uyo Division, they had alleged…
17 Apr 2019
Two brothers residing at Atan Offot Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, have allegedly connived and murdered their elder brother, Sunday Okon, in cold blood after a minor argument. It was gathered that the deceased, who was also a pastor with the New Apostolic Church, on the fateful day, collected three sheets of asbestos ceiling boards owned…
14 Apr 2019
Coach Rafael Everton of Akwa United Football Club has assured the club’s supporters of the team’s readiness to remain on top of the table after today’s game against Kano Pillars...
14 Apr 2019
Oluwatunmise Idowu is a 14-year-old student of Scholars Universal Secondary School, Ota, Ogun State. She became famous in 2016, when she broke the record in the Cowbellpedia Mathematics Television.
30 Mar 2019
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday, held a special thanksgiving victory service to appreciate God for His mercies during the elections. The service with the theme: ‘The Dangers of Ingratitude’ was organised by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN). Speaking at the…
28 Feb 2019
Air passenger traffic nationwide has recorded sharp decline after last Saturday’s general elections and initial uncertainties over the outcome. Though the incumbent, President Muhammadu Buhari, was yesterday declared the winner, fears of violent reactions appeared to have forced many travelers to reschedule their trips, after earlier surge in traffic in the buildup to the elections.…
7 Jan 2019
Chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, has said that in the last two years, the commission handled 90 per cent of rehabilitation works, especially roads and schools, in Cross River State. In a chat with journalists in his Calabar residence yesterday, the former senate leader said he had to point…


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The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Prof Umar Danbatta has called for the inclusion of Girls in the ICT in line with the United Nations' effort to empower girls in tech and close the digital gender gap.
1 hour ago
The presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples’ Party (NNPP), Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso has said he is not in talks with the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.
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To boost efficiency and ensure the readiness of firemen to tackle fire accidents and reduce casualty, especially during the elections, the Federal Fire Service, (FFS), has embarked on an inspection tour of ongoing projects and other facilities at the National Federal Fire Academy in Sheda, Federal Capital Territory, (FCT).
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As the general elections draw nearer, the Presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has reinforced the move to woo the teeming population of voters within the age range of 35 years and below to his side.
3 hours ago
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has assured Nigerians that the attack on its office in Anambra State on Wednesday won’t deter it from conducting the forthcoming general elections.