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Akwa Ibom PDP protests Imo Supreme court judgement

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Kindly Share This Story:Abia PDP protesters By Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo Akwa Ibom state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP Sunday joined its counterparts across the country to protest...

Mon Jan 20th, 2020     Read More →

Akpabio inaugurates N1.69bn erosion control project in Akwa Ibom

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The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, on Sunday inaugurated erosion control project at Ibiaku and Nduetong Oku communities in Uruan and Uyo Local Government Areas (LGAs) of...

Sun Jan 19th, 2020     Read More →

INEC says no substitution or withdrawal of candidates for Essien Udim rerun

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Akwa Ibom State, has said the commission would not substitute any candidate in the forth-coming senatorial rerun election in Essien Udim Local...

Sun Jan 19th, 2020     Read More →

PMT chairman honored by his former alma mater, Buberndorf Memorial Grammar School

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His one-year sojourn there was routine, and crucially, almost without any joy. And his eventual, almost inevitable departure, without any fanfare. However, the return of Peace Mass Transit...

Fri Jan 17th, 2020     Read More →

Udom seeks partnership to execute Ibom deep seaport

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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...

Wed Jan 1st, 2020     Read More →

Akwa Ibom NUT flays government’s late remittance of grants to public schools

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Akwa Ibom State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has appealed to Governor Udom Emmanuel to ensure improved quality of public schools through regular payment of subventions as...

Fri Dec 27th, 2019     Read More →

Minister pledges Nigeria readiness to embrace open data initiative

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Isa Ibrahim Pantami Mr Isa Ibrahim Pantami, minister of Communication and Digital Economy, has said that Nigeria was taking steps to fully embrace Open Data Initiative in order to compete and...

Fri Dec 27th, 2019     Read More →

PHEDC seeks resolution of rift with IYC to end outage in Bayelsa

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Photo: PIXABAY The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) yesterday sought speedy resolution of the conflict with the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC), which resulted in shutdown of its...

Fri Dec 27th, 2019     Read More →

Emmanuel tasks Akwa Ibom indigenes on unity, development

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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. This appeal was contained in...

Fri Dec 27th, 2019     Read More →

Cross River: Kidnappings, bad roads threaten travels for Christmas festivities

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• Water Transport Records Boom This year’s Carnival Calabar, the famed largest street party in Africa, which holds yearly in Cross River State is under serious threat. No thanks to...

Sun Dec 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Akwa Ibom Northwest Senatorial rerun: PDP, APC debate if Akpabio can be substituted

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Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio. Photo: ELOMBAH The sudden pull out of the Minister of Niger Delta, Senator Godswill Akpabio from the scheduled January 26, 2020...

Sun Dec 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Supreme Court upholds election victory of eight governors

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Eight state governors heaved a sigh of relief yesterday as the Supreme Court upheld their victory at the polls. They are: Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Oyo State, Seyi Makinde; Akwa...

Thu Dec 19th, 2019     Read More →

Why Akpabio withdrew from re-run, by PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State has asserted that the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, withdrew from the re-run poll to avert a second defeat....

Sat Dec 14th, 2019     Read More →

Ufot Ekaette: A long public service - Part 2

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He was posted as Secretary, Public Service Department in the Office of the Secretary to the Federal Military Government and Head of Service (January 12, 1984- January 31, 1985), responsible for...

Fri Dec 13th, 2019     Read More →

Acquisition of technical skills key to national development, says ITF

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The Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari, has identified the acquisition of technical skills as key to the realisation of Nigeria’s national development...

Fri Dec 13th, 2019     Read More →