Latest Stories in Akwa Ibom

 

DPR seals 36 petrol stations in A’ Ibom

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The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Eket Field Office, Akwa Ibom, said on Sunday that it sealed 36 petrol stations in the state for various offences last week. The Operations Controller...

Sun Feb 25th, 2018     Read More →

2019: Buhari already has 12m votes that cannot be taken from him – Don Etiebet

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•‘PDP marketers behind petrol scarcity’ By Dennis Udoma, Uyo A former Petroleum Minister, Chief Don Etiebet, is optimistic that President Muhammadu Buhari’s chances of...

Sun Feb 25th, 2018     Read More →

Pass mark: The Secondus’ testimony on the Ikpeazu landmarks

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Though there is a simultaneous development measure in almost all the sectors of the state economy, Ikpeazu’s infrastructural freak is more pronounced on the road projects and their...

Sun Feb 25th, 2018     Read More →

Enough of fake local elections in Nigeria

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By Tonnie Iredia Following the local government reforms of 1976, Nigeria established a third tier of government and thereby stood out among nations. Many other nations have only two –...

Sun Feb 25th, 2018     Read More →

If Buhari is my father, I will advise him not to run for second term – Kazeem Afegbua

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Prince Kazeem Afegbua, spokesman for former head of state, General Ibrahim Babangida (IBB), stirred the hornet’s nest recently after he signed a statement, purportedly on behalf of his...

Sun Feb 25th, 2018     Read More →

Man sentenced to 42 years imprisonment over car theft

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By Onozure Dania Lagos—Justice Sedoten Ogunsanya of a Lagos High Court, sitting in Igbosere has sentenced an apprentice barber, Samuel Edet, to 42 years in prison for robbery. Justice...

Fri Feb 23rd, 2018     Read More →

Uyo church collapse: A-Ibom govt begins implementation of report

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By Chioma Onuegbu & Harris-Okon Emmenuel Uyo—Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has set machinery in motion to implement the recommendations of the report of the Commission of...

Fri Feb 23rd, 2018     Read More →

IBB, Jonathan, Shagari absent at Council of State

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—-Saraki receives standing ovation By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – FORMER Military Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida, for Presidents Goodluck Jonathan, Alhaji Shehu Shagari and...

Thu Feb 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Gov Emmanuel signs N646.6bn budget

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—GOVERNOR Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has signed the N646.6 billion 2018 budget passed last Tuesday by the state House of Assembly into Law. Gov Emmanuel Udom This...

Thu Feb 22nd, 2018     Read More →

Dutch-led VPI partners FG on human rights in extractive industry

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Chairman of Dutch-led Voluntary Principles Initiative (VPI) Mr Ronald Roosdorp, last weekend promised to partner with the Federal Government, to ensure protection of human rights in the extractive...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

Group canvasses support for Atiku

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The Atiku Global Support Group in Akwa Ibom has called on Nigerians to support former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar in his desire to become the president of the country. The coordinator of the...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

A-Ibom to revoke occupancy of 1500 shops in Uyo market

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By Harris-Okon Emmanuel UYO—A two-week ultimatum has been given to owners of lock up shops numbering 1500 at the Akpan Andem Market located in the heart of Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital,...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

Gunmen kidnap youth leader in Akwa Ibom

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By Emmanuel Ayungbe UYO—THE youth leader of Udianga Enem community, Etim Ekpo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Itoro Inuaowo, was, yesterday, kidnapped by gunmen. It was...

Wed Feb 21st, 2018     Read More →

Militants behead JTF informant in Akwa Ibom; cultists kill 3

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By Emmanuel Ayungbe & Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—A Joint Task Force, JTF, informant was reportedly beheaded by suspected militants Sunday night, when the JTF raided the militants’ hideouts...

Tue Feb 20th, 2018     Read More →

Job prospects in ALSCON thrill A’Ibom youths

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By Chioma Onuegbu EKET – YOUTHS of Ikot Abasi Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, are excited at the projections of fresh job opportunities, following the plan by the Aluminium Smelter...

Mon Feb 19th, 2018     Read More →