Latest Stories in Akwa Ibom

 

3 students drown in A’Ibom beach, policeman in C’ River

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By Emma Una & Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—THREE secondary school students reportedly drowned at Ibeno Beach, Akwa Ibom State, while a policeman also drowned at Agwagwune village, Biase Local...

Wed Jun 19th, 2019     Read More →

Terror attacks: UK Govt warns Britons against travelling to 24 Nigerian states

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…Alerts of possible terror attacks in those states By Anthony Ogbonna The United Kingdom government, Tuesday, warned its citizens in Nigeria against visiting some states in the country over...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

Cooking gas prices decline by 1.7%

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By Prince Okafor Prices of Petroleum products across the 36 states of the federation witnessed a significant decline in the month of May, 2019, with the price of cooking gas decreasing by 1.7...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

We can’t disclose asset declarations by presidents, govs on ground of privacy, says CCB

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The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has denied a Freedom of Information request demanding specific details of asset declarations submitted to it by successive presidents and state governors since...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

Akwa Ibom advocates increased immunisation coverage, laments poor health indicators

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo —Akwa Ibom State government has advocated increased immunisation coverage from stakeholders to check the spread of preventable childhood killer diseases in the state. ...

Tue Jun 18th, 2019     Read More →

FCMB trains SMEs for long term success— Smith

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FIRST City Monument Bank, FCMB, has said that its comprehensive capacity building programme, tagged, “Business Enterprises and Sustainability Training, BEST,” for Small and Medium...

Mon Jun 17th, 2019     Read More →

Udom Emmanuel: Securing Akwa Ibom economic future

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By Sam Edoho VIEWPOINT IN BRIEF Post-oil era It is somewhat normal to witness developmental activities from an elected political office holder both at the Federal or state level, but what is not...

Sun Jun 16th, 2019     Read More →

Another pastor arrested in A-Ibom over job scam

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By Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested a pastor identified as Dignity Lazarus for allegedly defrauding unsuspecting members of the public and issuing them fake...

Sun Jun 16th, 2019     Read More →

‘Niger Delta Republic’: Inside story of how June 1 proclamation was scuttled

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• The alarm at Presidential Villa By Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, Niger Delta THERE was conspicuous alarm at the nation’s seat of power, Presidential Villa, in Abuja when a gang of...

Sun Jun 16th, 2019     Read More →

We have capacity to produce 3m meters yearly- Armese

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pledges lifeline for MAPs grappling with local content requirement Indigenous meter asset provider, Armese Power Solutions, has pledged its capacity to help Meter Asset Providers (MAP) newly...

Sat Jun 8th, 2019     Read More →

Seven days after: Govs take positive, faulty steps

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Political Editor For a journey of 1,460 days, seven days are too few to tell how far one would go. But they could indicate how well one may go. Across the 29 states where...

Sat Jun 8th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari summons expanded security meeting, invites Ex-Gov Yari to join

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President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday in Abuja, summoned an expanded security meeting with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and State Governors in attendance. Buhari The death of democracy in Nigeria:...

Fri Jun 7th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari, govs, security chiefs meet in Aso Rock

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA-PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with immediate past and present state governors as well as security chiefs at the Presidential...

Fri Jun 7th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari, govs, security chiefs meet in Aso Rock

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with immediate past and present state governors as well as security chiefs at the...

Fri Jun 7th, 2019     Read More →

LG Autonomy: AILM identifies dangers in implementation, calls for caution

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Akwa Ibom Liberation Movement (AILM) has given reasons why the Local Government Autonomy Bill recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, may not be in the best interest of Akwa Ibom...

Fri Jun 7th, 2019     Read More →