Latest Stories in Akwa Ibom

 

Price of cooking gas jumps by 21% in November

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The average price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) rose by 21.16 percent, year-on-year in November. Also the average fare paid by commuters for bus journey within the city and intercity...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

Buhari writes Senate, requests for confirmation of nine RECs

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Swears in 7 new perm secs By Henry Umoru, with agency reports ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, has written to the Senate, requesting for the screening and confirmation of nine Resident...

Thu Dec 21st, 2017     Read More →

10m viewers to follow 2017 A-Ibom Christmas Carol festival

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—ABOUT 10 million people from over 45 countries around the world are expected to follow the 2017 Akwa Ibom State Christmas Carol festival scheduled for tomorrow in Uyo,...

Wed Dec 20th, 2017     Read More →

Over 20,000 parents explore SchoolsCompass option for school search

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As each new term approaches, parents are faced with the task of choosing good schools for their children, over 20,000 parents visit SchoolsCompass website monthly in search for good schools. The...

Wed Dec 20th, 2017     Read More →

Govs, State Assemblies agree to hold public hearing on 1999 constitution

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The Nigeria Governors’ Forum and the Speakers of the State Houses of Assembly have resolved to hold public hearing on ongoing efforts to amend certain sections of the 1999...

Wed Dec 20th, 2017     Read More →

AKHA orders Gov. Emmanuel to declare state’s debt profile

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By Emmanuel Ayungbe UYO—AKWA Ibom State House of Assembly, yesterday, succumbed to pressure from members of the public in the state who had insisted on knowing the debt profile of the state,...

Wed Dec 20th, 2017     Read More →

Wizkid, Tuface, Tiwa Savage, others to perform at Christmas Groove

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Multiple award-winning pop star, Wizkid, ‘ African Queen’ crooner, 2face and Mavin Records first lady, Tiwa Savage are billed to headline the maiden edition of the Akwa Ibom...

Wed Dec 20th, 2017     Read More →

Breaking(photos): Govs, Speakers hold emergency meeting in Villa

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State governors and Speaker of State Houses of Assembly on Tuesday held an emergency meeting at the State House Conference centre, Abuja. See photos below… (l-r) Governor Abubakar Badaru of...

Tue Dec 19th, 2017     Read More →

Govs, Speakers hold emergency meeting in Villa 

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA- THE Nigeria’s Governors Forum, NGF and Speakers of State Houses of Assembly are holding emergency meeting at the Old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja....

Tue Dec 19th, 2017     Read More →

Pay pensioners from Paris Club fund

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WITH the possible exception of Lagos, Rivers, Delta and Akwa Ibom states where the issue of pension is receiving some measure of attention, pensioners across the country have continued to lament...

Tue Dec 19th, 2017     Read More →

Police investigate alleged herdsmen attack in Akwa Ibom

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The Police Command in Akwa Ibom says it is investigating an alleged Herdsmen attack on some communities in Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom. The Public Relations Officer of the...

Mon Dec 18th, 2017     Read More →

DPR seals 16 filling stations in A/Ibom

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The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) said it had sealed 16 filling stations for selling petrol above N145 per litre pump price. The Operations Controller of DPR in Akwa Ibom, Mr...

Mon Dec 18th, 2017     Read More →

23-year-old bizman shot by policeman in A-Ibom

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By Chioma Onuegbu Uyo—A police officer in Akwa Ibom State shot a businessman, Paul Isofia, in the stomach weekend as the police officer was allegedly making way for their vehicle that was...

Mon Dec 18th, 2017     Read More →

Buhari @ 75: APC, govs, Ooni, others eulogize President

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…He’s creating a new Nigeria, says APC By Gbenga Olarinoye, Henry Umoru, Peter Duru & Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA—The All Progressives Congress APC, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi,...

Mon Dec 18th, 2017     Read More →

Video: Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese Godfrey Onah conducts choir during carol

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In what could be described as an episcopal treat, the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Professor Godfrey Igwebuike Onah, also fondly called Father Bishop, gave the faithful in St....

Mon Dec 18th, 2017     Read More →