Latest Stories in Akwa Ibom

 

Deeper Life school crisis: Police takes over investigation

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Akwa Ibom State Police Command has commenced investigation into a petition of sexual molestation and forced starvation of a student of Deeper Life High School, Uyo, Master Don-Davies Iniobong. It...

Tue Jan 5th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria records 1,204 new COVID-19 cases, highest daily surge ever

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Nigeria on Monday recorded 1,204 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of infections to 91,351. The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) made this known via its verified...

Tue Jan 5th, 2021     Read More →

NCDC registers 1,074 new COVID-19 cases

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NCDC. PHOTO: TwitterThe Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 1,074 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website...

Sat Jan 2nd, 2021     Read More →

Akwa Ibom Christmas village… Where entertainment meets tourism

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With the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, the 2020 Christmas season looked bleak. Annual events were cancelled all over the world, including the record setting annual 9999 event...

Sat Jan 2nd, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC records 749 new infections

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered 749 new infections of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Tuesday. The News...

Wed Dec 30th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC confirms 397 fresh COVID-19 infections, 10 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has documented 397 new COVID-19 infections in the country. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), which got the information from the centre’s...

Wed Dec 30th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC records 397 new infections, 10 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has registered 397 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Monday. The News...

Tue Dec 29th, 2020     Read More →

FRSC arrests 79 traffic offenders in Akwa Ibom

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has disclosed that it arrested 79 road traffic offenders in Akwa Ibom State between December 1 and December 24, 2020. FRSC Sector Commander in Akwa Ibom, Oga...

Mon Dec 28th, 2020     Read More →

Akwa Ibom confirms Nkanga died of COVID-19

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Akwa Ibom State Government has formally announced the death of its former Military Governor, Air Commodore Idongesit Nkanga (rtd.). In statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government...

Sun Dec 27th, 2020     Read More →

Rivers Utd’s Afelokhai promises win over Rangers

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Rivers United goalkeeper, Theophilus Afelokhai, has expressed optimism in his team’s ability to overcome high-flying Enugu Rangers in today’s Nigeria Professional Football League...

Sun Dec 27th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC records ports 712 new infections

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NCDC. PHOTO: TwitterThe Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 712 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The latest figure of the pandemic was announced on...

Sat Dec 26th, 2020     Read More →

Know your HIV/AIDS status, experts advise

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ExxonMobil, Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative (YEDI) and Grass Root Soccer have emphasised the need for continuous sensitisation of the public and adherence to safety measures to...

Thu Dec 24th, 2020     Read More →

Federalism is the answer, after all - Part 9

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In the last edition of this editorial, we addressed the discontent of the prevailing state structure in the country in vivid details. We argued that the federal essentiality of the state...

Thu Dec 24th, 2020     Read More →

FEC okays N44.5 billion for FCT, road, power projects

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC), yesterday, approved projects worth N44.5 billion for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Works and Housing as well as Power ministries. Briefing newsmen at...

Thu Dec 24th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC announces 999 new infections, 4 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 999 new infections of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Tuesday. The...

Wed Dec 23rd, 2020     Read More →