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PDP wins Akwa Ibom rerun

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the Akwa Ibom Northwest Senatorial rerun, Essien Udim Federal Constituency and the Essien Udim House of Assembly supplementary election. Prof. Robert...

Sun Jan 26th, 2020     Read More →

Fifteen gendarmes killed in attack on Mali camp

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Fifteen members of Mali’s security forces died in a jihadist assault on Sunday at a camp in the centre of the country, military and local sources said. “At least 15 Malian militaries...

Sun Jan 26th, 2020     Read More →

Tension as INEC concludes 2019 polls

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Kindly Share This Story: …Ekpenyong, Akpabio, Jibrin, Doguwa, others know fate Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) By Clifford Ndujihe THERE is tension in some states of the...

Fri Jan 24th, 2020     Read More →

Police arrest inspector for alleged murder of widow

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The Akwa Ibom Commissioner of Police, Mr Imohimi Edgal, has ordered the arrest of a Police Inspector attached to the state police command, Bassey Ikpe, for alleged murder of a widow. Mr Odiko...

Thu Jan 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Akwa Ibom, labour disagree over payment of new minimum wage

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Akwa Ibom State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has denied signing any agreement with the state government on the new national minimum wage in the state. Secretary of NLC, Iboro...

Thu Jan 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Suspected armed robbers burnt to death in Akwa Ibom

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Four suspected armed robbers were on Tuesday night burnt to ashes while trying to rob a pregnant woman at Abak road Boulevard, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital. An eyewitness said the incident...

Thu Jan 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Akwa Ibom police orders arrest of inspector for killing widow

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One week after the alleged murder of a widow Deborah Nkpenie, Akwa Ibom State police commissioner Imohimi Edgal has ordered the immediate arrest of Bassey Peter Ikpe, an Inspector of police...

Wed Jan 22nd, 2020     Read More →

Police inspector allegedly beats widow to death in Akwa Ibom

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Kindly Share This Story:By Chioma Onuegbu A police officer in Akwa Ibom state police command identified as Inspector Bassey Ikpe has allegedly beaten one widow, Mrs. Deborah Mkpenie to death over...

Wed Jan 22nd, 2020     Read More →

DPR seals 31 illegal gas stations in Akwa Ibom

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Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Eket Field Office in Akwa Ibom State, sealed 31 illegal gas stations in the state between January 9 and 16, 2020. The Operations Controller, Mr....

Tue Jan 21st, 2020     Read More →

Akwa Ibom PDP protests Imo Supreme court judgement

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Kindly Share This Story:Abia PDP protesters By Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo Akwa Ibom state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP Sunday joined its counterparts across the country to protest...

Mon Jan 20th, 2020     Read More →

Akpabio inaugurates N1.69bn erosion control project in Akwa Ibom

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The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, on Sunday inaugurated erosion control project at Ibiaku and Nduetong Oku communities in Uruan and Uyo Local Government Areas (LGAs) of...

Sun Jan 19th, 2020     Read More →

INEC says no substitution or withdrawal of candidates for Essien Udim rerun

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Akwa Ibom State, has said the commission would not substitute any candidate in the forth-coming senatorial rerun election in Essien Udim Local...

Sun Jan 19th, 2020     Read More →

PMT chairman honored by his former alma mater, Buberndorf Memorial Grammar School

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His one-year sojourn there was routine, and crucially, almost without any joy. And his eventual, almost inevitable departure, without any fanfare. However, the return of Peace Mass Transit...

Fri Jan 17th, 2020     Read More →

Udom seeks partnership to execute Ibom deep seaport

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The Governor Udom Emmanuel administration has restated its commitment to the completion of the Ibom deep seaport in Akwa Ibom State. The Commissioner for Economic Development and Ibom Deep...

Wed Jan 1st, 2020     Read More →

Akwa Ibom NUT flays government’s late remittance of grants to public schools

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Akwa Ibom State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has appealed to Governor Udom Emmanuel to ensure improved quality of public schools through regular payment of subventions as...

Fri Dec 27th, 2019     Read More →