Latest News, Events and Happenings in Akwa Ibom News.en-usSearching for love? Sponsorship&bull;Moses into construction and innovations of inverter solar systems,moving message display and anti theft car security gadgets, needs sponsorship of N15million or less, for good finishing and mass production of his product <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 17 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 SOW & G marks International Women’s Day a fall-out of global events commemorating this year&rsquo;s &lsquo;International Women&rsquo;s Day&rsquo;, a non-governmental organisation known as Save Our Women and Girls Foundation organised a symposium to celebrate women and girl <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 17 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 A-Ibom Speaker laments domestic violence against minors, women Harris-Okon EmmanuelUYO&mdash;SPEAKER of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Mr Onofiok Luke has decried the spate of domestic violence and abuse of minors and women in the country. The Speaker stated this at the 2018 International Women&rsquo;s <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 NCC urges A-Ibom telecom consumers to use toll free service Chioma OnuegbuUYO&mdash;TELECOM consumers in Akwa Ibom State have been urged to utilise the Nigerian Communication Commission&rsquo;s NCC, call centre on a toll free number 622 to enable them resolve their complaints and enjoy good quality of se <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Akwa-Ibom 2019: Who picks APC ticket? Chioma OnuegbuWITH less than one year to the next general elections in the country, Akwa Ibom people have been forming opinions on key elective positions in the country particularly the governorship position.Nsima and UdoedeheAs usual, the gove <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Dana Air gives return tickets to football fans Air has announced that lovers of the Nigerian Professional Football League teams will stand a chance of winning return air tickets at the rescheduled first leg encounter between Akwa United and Heartland FC on 21st March, in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom S <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 IPMAN threatens to shut down 2,000 filling stations in two states IKE UCHECHUKWUCALABAR &#8211; The Independent Petrol Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, Calabar depot have threatened to shut down over 2, 000 filling stations in Cross River and Akwa Ibom state following non supply of petroleum products to <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 15 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Governing Board decries obsolete infrastructure in Oron Maritime Academy newly appointed Governing Board of Maritime Academy of Nigeria , Oron, Akwa Ibom on Wednesday decried the level of abandoned projects and obsolete infrastructure in the institution.Mr Ademola Seriki, Chairman of the Board expressed the disa <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 NITDA lights up Uyo with Startup Friday National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, has launched the first Start-up Friday programme, an initiative of NITDA&rsquo;s Office for ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship, OIIE, aimed at identifying and developing indigenous talen <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Kidnappers of Akwa Ibom pastor want N10m Chioma OnuegbuUyo&mdash;THE gunmen who kidnapped Pastor Mfon Akpan Udoneke, the Area Superintendent of Apostolic Church, Ikot-Akpa Idem, in Ukanafun Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, are reportedly demanding N10 million as ransom for his <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Gov Emmanuel outlaws 33 cult groups in A-Ibom Chioma OnuegbuUYO&mdash;GOVERNOR Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has signed into force, the Cultism and other Violent Behaviour Prohibition Order 2018 with effect from March 12, 2018.Governor Emmanuel said the security issues reported recently <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 13 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria has 5,000MW distribution capacity, says Fashola Chioma OnuegbuUYO&mdash;MINISTER of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, yesterday, said Nigeria has 5000 megawatts distribution capacity, adding that the Federal Government&rsquo;s promise to provide steady power supply to Nigerians <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 13 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 A’Ibom oil communities knock NDDC over messy, second-rate projects Chioma OnuegbuUYO&mdash;OIL-BEARING communities in Akwa Ibom State have again slammed the Niger-Delta Development Commission, NDDC, for the purported shambolic execution and abandonment of projects across the state. &bull;NDDC Beneficiary Communi <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 13 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 FG replies GENCOs, accuses them of blackmail, politicking Chris OchayiUYO&mdash;Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, yesterday, said he was not afraid of going to the law court over allegations of preferential treatment offered two power generating companies. FasholaHe also raise <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 13 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100 A-Ibom govt tasked on amnesty for repentant cultists, kidnappers Harris-Okon EmmanuelUYO&mdash;Worried by the worsening security situation occasioned by cultism and kidnapping in Etim Ekpo and Ukanafun Local Government areas of Akwa Ibom State, the Police and stakeholders in the state met in Uyo to fashion out <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 13 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100