Latest News, Events and Happenings in Akwa Ibom News.en-usAddax/NNPC to invest $3.5bn in onshore, offshore operations Petroleum Development Limited, in collaboration with the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC plans to investment about $3-5 billion to optimize its operations in Nigeria and increase production from its existing assets, both onshore an <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Groups train A’Ibom women in snail farming to stop husbands from hunting monkeys AyungbeUYO- THE Tropical Research and Conservation Centre, TRCC, and Biodiversity Preservation Center, BPC, have initiated training of women of Mbiakong communities, Urian Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, in large-scale snail farmin <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Let’s stamp out corruption for a better Nigeria, Magu begs Nigerians part of activities to mark the 2017 International Anti-Corruption Day celebration, staff of Nigeria&rsquo;s leading anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, December 11, 2017 staged anti-corruption wal <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Nigerian businesses are always upfront and loud — Burge, CEO, Commonwealth Council think the government still got to continue carrying on with promotional activities. But what we also got to recognize that what any government does when it is doing promotional activities is to simply talk about the investment environment. So, in t <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 2 students drown in Qua Iboe River agreed to stay away from the deep middle&mdash; ColleagueThey were murdered&mdash; Family member; It was an accident&mdash;Police By Emmanuel AyungbeUYO&mdash;The lifeless bodies of two Senior Secondary 2 students that drowned at Qua Iboe River <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 11 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Wike, Boroh, Emefiele, others to bag South-South Leadership Award Luminous JannamikeABUJA &#8211; In a bid to motivate and appreciate Nigerians who have demonstrated remarkable sense of productivity, excellence and good governance, Good Dreams Multimedia Concepts &#8211; a Non-Governmental Organization &#8211; <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Gov. Emmanuel cautions LG chairmen Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has cautioned council chairmen against using their positions as platform for gratification or for engagement in conspicuous consumption to the detriment of the people they were elected to serve.Gov. Udom E <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 10 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria sinking under APC say Jonathan, Atiku, others Dirisu YakubuABUJA &#8211; Prominent Nigerians including former President, Goodluck Jonathan and erstwhile Vice President, Atiku Abubakar Saturday, took the All Progressives Congress government of President Muhammadu Buhari to the cleaners, <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 09 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 PDP National Convention: Roll Call Henry UmoruSenator Ahmed Makarfi Former President Goodluck JonathanFormer Vice President Namadi SamboFormer Vice President Atiku AbubakarDepute Senate President Ike EkweremaduFormer Senate President President David MarkFormer governor Sule L <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 09 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 PDP convention: George deserved to be treated with respect, dignity – Seriake Gov. Dickson Seriake of Bayelsa, has said that Chief Olabode George deserved to be treated with respect and dignity as a stalwart of the Peoples Democratic Party and a man that had put in so much in the country`s development.Seriake said <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 09 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 PDP Convention: Supporters urge delegates to shun inducement, process manipulation supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party on Saturday urged delegates to the party&rsquo;s national convention in Abuja to vote their choices of candidates and reject any form of inducement.The supporters stated this at the Eagle Square <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 09 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 2019: INEC fixes Feb 16 for Presidential, N/Assembly elections, Governorship March 2 head of 2019 general elections in the country, the Independent National Electoral Commission , has released possible dates for the Presidential and National Assembly Elections to hold on February16, 2019 while the Governorship, State Assembly <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 09 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Why present NDDC structure’ll remain disadvantageous – Reyenieju;Describes PDP convention as contest of equalsA MEMBER of the House of Representatives, Mr. Daniel Reyenieju in this interview speaks on the tenure of the Chairman of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, na <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 09 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 2019: INEC releases time table for Presidential, N/Assembly, Governorship election Dennis UdomaUYO &#8211; A head of 2019 general elections in the country, the Independent National Electoral Commission , has released possible dates for the Presidential and National Assembly Elections.Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Attah, others hail Air Peace over Abuja-Uyo service Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah and other dignitaries Thursday described the commencement of Air Peace&rsquo;s Abuja-Uyo-Abuja flight operations as a welcome development capable of addressing air travel challenges on the route. <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 08 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100