Latest News, Events and Happenings in Akwa Ibom News.en-usAkwa Ibom North-East: Makarfi-led PDP withdraws appeal against Senator Akpan’s sack Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has requested the Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, to dismiss its appeal lodged against a judgment of the Federal High Court, Uyo, which sacked Mr. Albert Akpan from the National Assembly and d <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 NMA/Hensek offer free medicare to 5,000 in Akwa Ibom Emmanuel AyungbeUYO&mdash;PREGNANT wife of a pastor with the Deeper Life Bible Church, Ikot Abasi, in Ikot Abasi Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, Mrs Ekaette Monday Okon, could not contain her joy when she was rolled out of the theatre of <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Anambra guber polls: Chidoka picks economist as running mate Johnbosco AgbakwuruABUJA &#8211; THE Governorship candidate of the United Progressive Party, UPP, in the November 18, 2017 election in Anambra State, Chief Osita Chidoka has picked a renowned economist, Chief Marcel Ogbonnaya Okeke as his running <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Enang calls for integration of “illegal refineries” Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters , said it was time Nigeria embraced modular refining of oil and develop local capacity in the sub-sector.Senator EnangEnang, who made this known when he <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 17 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Team Delta wins 3rd National Youth Games champions Team Delta on Saturday in Ilorin won the third edition of the National Youth Games , after gathering 22 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze medals.Team Akwa Ibom came second with 16 gold, 15 silver and 15 bronze medals, while Ondo <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 16 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Ripples in N’Delta over threat by RNDA militants blows hot and cold on ClarkFG should ignore RNDA threat- NDRC, 12 other groupsBozimo troubleshooting group working behind the scene to resolve impasseBy Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-SouthAS at last night, it was uncertain what exact <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 16 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Produce my son, dead or alive – family of missing Sergeant urges IGP Idris family of Pa Jeremiah Nwankwo of Abala community in Obingwa council area of Abia state has cried out over the whereabouts of their son, Daniel Nwankwo, a Police Sergeant attached to the Anti Kidnapping Unit of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command. <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 16 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 IPOB: South-South group endorse army on Operation Python Dance II reactions continue to greet the deployment of military forces under the name, Operation Python Dance 11 to south-eastern part of Nigeria, some youths from the south-south region of the country have endorsed the army on the operation <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Etim Ekpo cult killings: Ex-Commissioner, council boss whisked to Abuja Emmanuel AyungbeUYO&mdash;A former Commissioner for Special Duties in Akwa Ibom State and the Chairman of a Transition Committee were, yesterday, moved to Police Force Headquarters, Abuja, in connection with the series of politic <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Maritime Varsity Registrar dissociates self from protest over mgt c’ttee Chioma OnuegbuUyo&mdash;THE Registrar and former Acting Rector of Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron, Akwa Ibom State, Dr. Mkpandiok Mkpandiok, has distanced himself from the Wednesday protest by the host communities over the appointment of non-in <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Restructuring: APC not working at cross-purposes with NASS, Northern Govs – Panel Thematic Areas, Calls for MemosBy Omeiza Ajayi &#038; Stephanie Afer ABUJA: The committee set up by the ruling All Progressives Congress APC to articulate its position on the vexed issue of restructuring has dismissed fears that it was wor <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Robbers attack bank customer in Uyo, cart away cash Emmanuel AyungbeUyo&mdash;There was pandemonium, yesterday, at Ewet Housing axis of Oron Road, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, when four robbers attacked a leading commercial bank&#8217;s customer, dispossessing him of undisclosed amount of money. The cust <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Oil communities demand relocation of ExxonMobil hqtrs to A-Ibom Lawani MikairuThe core communities hosting ExxonMobil crude oil exploration and exploitation operations in Akwa Ibom State are demanding the relocation of the company&rsquo;s headquarters from Lagos to Eket while also seeking the speedy implement <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Defective federal system responsible for prison congestion — Akwa Ibom AG is Akwa Ibom&rsquo;s State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice. In this interview, he speaks extensively on the rule of law, quick dispensation of justice, criminal justice system and death penalty as deterrent for capital of <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Militants ask FG to release licenses for 10 modular refineries Emma AmaizeWARRI&mdash;Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, and nine other militant groups have called on the Federal Government to issue 10 licences to the Host Communities of Nigeria, HOSTCOM, for the take off of modular refineries in the Niger <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100