Latest News, Events and Happenings in Akwa Ibom News.en-usINEC designing special card reader, result sheets for APC – Secondus;..says APC plans to disrupt nine states for isolationBy Dirisu YakubuABUJA &#8211; The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has warned the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INE <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Why Udom Emmanuel will be governor of Akwa Ibom State after May 29, 2019 Ini UbongWe hope the owner of the universe will tarry in His visit. If so, there&rsquo;s every likelihood that, the incumbent Governor of Akwa Ibom State, will continue with a second term in office.Chief among the reasons this will happen, stems <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 INEC partners Police to recover 2,045 stolen PVCs in A-Ibom Chioma OnuegbuUyo&mdash;The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that it is partnering the Police to recover the 2,045 Permanent Voters Card stolen from its office in Okobo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. INE <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 14 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 NB Plc charges Eagles to beat South Africa;s leading brewing company, Nigerian Breweries Plc has urged the Super Eagles to extract their pound of flesh from the Bafana Bafana of South Africa when the two sides meet on Saturday in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations match day five game <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 13 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Chibuike Amaechi: Adding immense value to President Buhari’s change agenda in Nigerian Maritime Industry Edet OkpoMaybe I should begin this piece by postulating that if a name really has anything to do with the person who bears it, the Honourable Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi CON, is a paragon of the most positive.Chi <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 13 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 NDDC to construct hostel in A-Ibom varsity —Ekere Harris EmmanuelUYO&mdash;Appa-rently aimed at easing accommodation problem in Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot Akpaden, in Mkpat Enin Local Government Area of the state, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has concluded plans to construct a <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 13 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 A’Ibom rice farmers lament FG’s refusal to release funds Chioma OnuegbuUYO- OVER 3,000 rice farmers in Akwa Ibom State under the Federal Government Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, scheme, are enraged that government had not provided funds to enable them clear their rice fields and transplan <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 13 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Ex-militants to oil firms: Leave A-Ibom or risk attack Chioma OnuegbuUyo&mdash;The Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators, CNDA, has urged multinational oil companies in Akwa Ibom State to move out of the area or risk attack on their facilities, citing years of alleged neglect by the companies as being <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 13 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 2019: Buhari’s failure makes Atiku’s victory easier – Jonathan’s ex housing minister;claims those touting APC&rsquo;s victory in Akwa Ibom daydreamingBy Soni Daniel, Northern Region EditorThe People&rsquo;s Democratic Party&rsquo;s Presidential candidate in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, will defeat incumbent Muhammadu B <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Oil Exploration: We’re now living like animals —N-Delta agitators Levinus NwabughioguABUJA&mdash;A coalition of Niger Delta agitators has decried the level of environmental degradation and lack of essential amenities in the oil communities of Akwa Ibom State, pleading for urgent government intervention to save <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 2019: A’Ibom PDP more formidable after integration process —Ekpotu Clifford Ndujihe &amp; Chioma OnuegbuFORMER Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Patrick Ekpotu, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is more formidable now and has a better chance of winning next year&rsquo;s election in the state <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Google Doodle celebrates Christy Essien-Igbokwe’s 58th posthumous birthday on Sunday celebrated the Nigeria&rsquo;s Lady of Songs, Christy Uduak Essien-Igbokwe on her 58th posthumous birthday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that a Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google&rsquo;s hom <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 11 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Senator Akpabio: Taking Politics out of Politics ArisekolaWhen he announced his change in camp to the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress from the People&rsquo;s Democratic Party months ago, many never knew he would gravitate so speedily in a party he was freshly coming into <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 11 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The failure of leadership Emma UmohinyangThough Akwa Ibom State was created over two decades ago, it barely came to national and international consciousness under former Governor Godswill Akpabio. Godswill Akpabio with President BuhariThis was due to the fact that despit <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 11 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 1,000 issues that delayed road to Akpabio’s town – Inyangeyen Emmanuel AzikenAkwa Ibom State Commissioner for Works, Mr. Ephraim Inyangeyen, speaks on the strides of the Udom Emmanuel administration in road and urban renewal. He particularly sheds light on how compensation issues allegedly left outstanding <br>VanguardBestNairaSun, 11 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100