Latest Stories in Akwa Ibom

 

COVID-19: Nigeria records 7 more deaths, 329 fresh cases

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The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 329 fresh cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle...

Sat Aug 15th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria’s infections rise to 46,140 as NCDC announces 453 new cases

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says COVID-19 cases in Nigeria increased by 453, with total infections now 46,140. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on...

Sun Aug 9th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria’s dying paper mills gasp for oxygen

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Following her independence and the attendant boom in the industrial sector, Nigeria held great promise as a developing nation. One of the sub-sectors that enjoyed the growing boom at the time...

Sun Aug 9th, 2020     Read More →

DPR seals 8 stations over unsafe practice in Akwa Ibom

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DPR PHOTO: Twitter The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Eket Field Office, Akwa Ibom, has sealed eight filling stations for discharging petroleum products while sales were on in the...

Fri Aug 7th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC confirms 354 new COVID-19 cases as total hits 45,244

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NCDC PHOTO: Twitter The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 354 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of COVID-19 infections to 45,244. The NCDC made...

Fri Aug 7th, 2020     Read More →

Clark cautions VP Osinbajo on Niger Delta

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I have read with very serious concern reports of the meeting of Mr. Vice President, Professor Yemi Osibanjo, SAN, with the Minister of State Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, and the Deputy Governor...

Thu Aug 6th, 2020     Read More →

30 Nigerians stranded in Lebanon rescued, among 150 awaiting evacuation – NIDCOM

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Thirty Nigerians, who were trafficked and left stranded in Lebanon have been rescued, and are among a total of 150 victims awaiting evacuation to Nigeria. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission...

Tue Aug 4th, 2020     Read More →

One year after, concessionaires yet to take-over 19 silos

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• FG Loses N10.4b Yearly, Delay May Cause Food Crisis • Hampers Concessionaires’ Access To CBN’s Credit Facility To Mop Farm Produce One year after the 19 silo complexes...

Sun Aug 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Secondus inaugurates 1,000-seat capacity PDP secretariat in Akwa Ibom

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Prince Uche Secondus, the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Saturday inaugurated 1,000-seat capacity secretariat in the state. Secondus, while inaugurating the new state...

Sat Aug 1st, 2020     Read More →

Adesina and some lessons from home

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Akinwumi Adesina Perhaps the probe into the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, would end in a whimper. So far no one has been arrested and no one is facing prosecution yet. However, we...

Thu Jul 30th, 2020     Read More →

CSOs demand breakdown of N3b COVID-19 expenditure in Akwa Ibom

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The Akwa Ibom chapter of the Forum of Civil Society Organisations has demanded a breakdown of the N3 billion said to be spent so far on the COVID-19 pandemic in the state. Governor Udom Emmanuel...

Thu Jul 30th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases exceed 40,000, death toll hits 858

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday announced 555 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus exceeded 40,000 in five months. The NCDC, which made this...

Mon Jul 27th, 2020     Read More →

Lawmaker seeks adoption of Option A4 in selecting reps at polls

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The House of Representatives Committee on Communications Deputy Chairman and member representing Ukanafun/Oruk Anam Federal Constituency in Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Unyime Idem, has advocated adoption...

Mon Jul 27th, 2020     Read More →

Empower citizens and the nation will automatically advance economically

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Princess Mercy Suess is the founder and president of Frau Suss Children Empowerment Foundation (FSCEF). Professionally, she’s the project and quality assurance manager at Pathfinders...

Sat Jul 25th, 2020     Read More →

Akwa Ibom begins distribution of second round of COVID-19 palliatives

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Akwa Ibom State Government has commenced the distribution of second round of palliatives to the people across the 31 LGAs of the State. The exercise which is part of measures by Governor Udom...

Fri Jul 24th, 2020     Read More →