Latest Stories in Akwa Ibom

 

Where do you watch your football?

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By Muyiwa Adetiba Politicians are a special breed. Three months ago almost to the date, the British FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Chelsea Football Clubs was about to be played. A close friend...

Sat Aug 12th, 2017     Read More →

Effiong: Biafra’s president, Nigerian hero

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He was the man saddled with the suicidal job of meeting with the Nigerians after Biafra had lost steam. General Philip Asuquo Effiong was already a soldier the year Col. Olusegun Obasanjo was...

Sat Aug 12th, 2017     Read More →

Delta 2019: Okowa’s dismal scorecard ‘ll help APC takeover —fmr PDP chieftain

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By Egufe Yafugborhi OGHARA – FORMER Ethiope West council chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Princewill Ejogharado, says Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa’s “dismal...

Sat Aug 12th, 2017     Read More →

DSS busts kidnap, Boko Haram cells

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Nigeria’s Department of State Services (DSS) has announced a string of successes in its tactical operations in July and early August, 2017, busting kidnap gangs and Boko Haram cells in...

Fri Aug 11th, 2017     Read More →

Presidency hails Senate for supporting Buhari’s medical vacation

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The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang has commended the Senate for its stance that President Muhammadu Buhari has not violated the law. The...

Thu Aug 10th, 2017     Read More →

Osinbajo appoints 21 new Permanent Secretaries

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The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo has approved the appointment of 21 new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. The Federal Government made the announcement in a statement...

Thu Aug 10th, 2017     Read More →

Disco disrtributes150,000 pre-paid meters free

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The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) said it was currently distributing pre-paid meters free of charge to consumers in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River and Rivers. Mr John...

Thu Aug 10th, 2017     Read More →

AgP Osinbajo appoints 21 new fed. Permanent secretaries

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The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the appointment of 21 new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service.Osinbajo Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, Head of the Civil Service of the...

Thu Aug 10th, 2017     Read More →

Miss Nigeria USA pageant holds Saturday

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The 2017 edition of Miss Nigeria USA beauty pageant would hold on Saturday in New York, the organizers of the annual beauty contest has said. The Director of the Miss Nigeria USA pageant, Ms Joy...

Wed Aug 9th, 2017     Read More →

Kogi State  under siege, says Okai Austin

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The National coordinator Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Youth Frontier, Comrade Usman Okai Austin who is a native of Emewe-Opada, in Dekina Local Government Area‎ in Kogi State also...

Tue Aug 8th, 2017     Read More →

Robbers adopt new tricks, storm Uyo

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By Chioma Onuegbu UYO—RESIDENTS of Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State, have cried out over the invasion of the city by robbers, who masquerade as commuters, robbing their victims inside...

Tue Aug 8th, 2017     Read More →

Maritime Academy partners NNPC, others to train seafarers

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—THE management of Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron, Akwa Ibom State, has signed an agreement with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and other major...

Mon Aug 7th, 2017     Read More →

German varsity partners Thompson and Grace Investments

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…For establishment of medical university in A-Ibom By Dennis Udoma UYO—Thompson and Grace Medical University of Nigeria, TGMU, may soon take off in Afaha-Obong, Akwa Ibom State,...

Mon Aug 7th, 2017     Read More →

Clark Explodes: Buhari is marginalising Igbo

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•Says Biafra is not the solution •On power devolution: Those in opposition want Nigeria dead By Henry Umoru Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, a foremost Ijaw leader, the Convener of the Pan...

Sun Aug 6th, 2017     Read More →

APC: Crisis of confidence everywhere

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The embarrassing fight for supremacy in the APC is not just in Rivers. All over the country, the party, which emerged from the merger of the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, All Nigeria Peoples...

Sun Aug 6th, 2017     Read More →