Latest News, Events and Happenings in Akwa Ibom News.en-usThree killed in Akwa Ibom auto crash Onuegbu &#8211; UyoTragedy struck early Wednesday morning in Akwa Ibom when a truck crashed and killed three people includin two women. Three other people were also seriously wounded in the accident.It was gathered that the tragic incident <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 23 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Lagos BRT accident: Our firm has zero tolerance for drugs, alcohol – MD operators of Bus Rapid Transit in Lagos, Primero Transport Services Limited, says it has zero tolerance for drugs and alcohol use by all its drivers and staff.Managing Director, Mr. Fola TinubuIts Managing Director, Mr. Fola Tinubu, told <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 23 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Akwa Ibom plans two rehabilitation Centres for ex-militants Chioma Onuegbu &#8211; UyoAkwa Ibom State government has put plans in place to establish two rehabilitation centres in for ex-militants that dropped their arms last year after terrorising Etim Ekpo and Ukanafun local government areas for over two <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 CSO asks Buhari to sack Sylva over $62bn debt statement Dirisu YakubuA Civil Society Organisation , the Accountable Leadership For Better Nigeria Initiative, ALBNI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva of his duties over <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Akwa-Ibom lawmakers tasked on 2020 budget implementation By Harris Emanuel, UyoCoordinator, Social Action Anti-corruption Network in Akwa-Ibom State, Ann Udonte has called on lawmakers in the state to carry out proper oversight function of 2020 budget implementations to address concerns of poor budget p <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 BARKA JUMAH: Allah is ever in control Ishola balogunBe it at times of wellness or illness, rise and fall, success or failure, joy or sadness; Allah&#8217;s ever in control. He&#8217;s all-knowing. Not a leaf falls without His knowledge.The official logo for Vanguard LiveHow, in fac <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 PDP sets up sub-c’ttees for Bayelsa gov election Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Campaign Council has set up eight sub-committees to strategise for victory in the forthcoming Bayelsa State governorship election.Peoples Democratic Party The Chairman of the Council, His Excellency <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Niger Delta Governors can’t dictate to Buhari ― HOSCON Emma Amaize, WarriThe Host Communities of Nigeria, HOSCON, has said it is inappropriate for Governors of South-South states, who they accused of mismanaging 13 percent Derivation Fund, to tell President Muhammadu Buhari how to appoint people on <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Pipeline vandalism: HOSTCOM to train A-Ibom Youths Harris EmanuelArrangements have been concluded by the Host Communities of Nigeria , producing oil and gas to train youths in Akwa Ibom state in order to help check incessant oil and gas pipeline vandalism. Akwa Ibom State Chairman of HO <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Yuletide: Nigerian Navy reads riot act to vandals, smugglers Emma Una &#8211; CalabarThe Nigerian Navy has warned petroleum products, thieves, smugglers and vandals to stay away from the country&#8217;s waterways as any of them caught carrying out illegal activity would be made to face the wrath of the law <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 20 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 STF to focus more on hinterlands to ensure peace -Commander Commander of the Special Task Force also known as`Operation Safe Haven&rsquo;&rsquo; in Plateau ,Maj. &ndash; Gen. Augustine Agundu, says the force&rsquo;s operation will focus more on the hinterlands than the cities to ensure peace <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 20 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 PANDEF decries worsening infrastructure in N’Delta Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-SouthUYO- PAN-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, the mouthpiece of the people of South-South region has bemoaned the poor condition of critical infrastructure in the Niger region, particularly roads, calling on the Fed <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 20 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Retired Police officer found dead after kidnap in Delta Jimitota Onoyume &#8211; WarriThe lifeless body of a retired Police officer, Mr Paul Edike has been found on Warri &ndash; Sapele road few hours after he was allegedly kidnapped on Friday in Uvwie local government area, Delta state.The Nigerian <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 20 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 APC Chairmen applauds Buhari’s directive on audit of NDDC Ochuko AkuophaCHAIRMEN of All Progressives Congress, APC, from South-South and South-East States have applauded directive of President Muhammadu Buhari for a forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, calling for the immedia <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 20 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 PANDEF decries worsening infrastructure in the Niger Delta Delta Forum, PANDEF, has bemoaned the poor condition of critical infrastructure in the Niger Delta region, particularly roads, calling on the Federal Government and relevant MDAs, to give immediate and urgent attention to transportation in the <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 20 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100