Latest News, Events and Happenings in Akwa Ibomhttp://news.bestnaira.com/Latest News.en-usAkwa Ibom discharges 2, 27 still in isolation centerhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/akwa-ibom-discharges-2-27-still-in-isolation-centerhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/akwa-ibom-discharges-2-27-still-in-isolation-centerAkwa Ibom state government, at the weekend , announced the discharge of two of the 29 persons undergoing treatment for the dreaded COVID-19 from its medical facilities.This was disclosed by the State Incident Manager and Commissioner for H <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 31 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Akwa Ibom Government sets to revolutionize the health sectorhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/akwa-ibom-government-sets-to-revolutionize-the-health-sectorhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/akwa-ibom-government-sets-to-revolutionize-the-health-sectorAkwa Ibom state governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, has said that the state has taken delivery of more than 20 containers of medical equipment that would be distributed to health facilities in the state.He made this disclosure, during the commissioning of a <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 31 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100 ‘Good leaders do not plan for the next elections; they plan for the next generations’- Gov Emmanuelhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/good-leaders-do-not-plan-for-the-next-elections-they-plan-for-the-next-generations-gov-emmanuelhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/good-leaders-do-not-plan-for-the-next-elections-they-plan-for-the-next-generations-gov-emmanuelAkwa Ibom state governor Mr. Udom Emmanuel has called on citizens of the state to involve themselves in constructive criticism, instead of intentionally manufacturing falsehood and slanderous articles.He gave this advice during a statewide broadcast <br>GuardianBestNairaFri, 29 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100 'Replacement of acting DG of SEC is unjust, unfair': NASS memberhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/replacement-of-acting-dg-of-sec-is-unjust-unfair-nass-memberhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/replacement-of-acting-dg-of-sec-is-unjust-unfair-nass-memberThe Member representing Etinan/Nsit Ibom/Nsit Ubium Federal Constituency and Chairman House Committee on Judiciary, Mr Onofiok Luke, has expressed dissatisfaction with Mr President&rsquo;s proposal for the replacement of the Acting Director-General o <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 28 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria pays $11 million as ransom to kidnappers in four yearshttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/nigeria-pays-11-million-as-ransom-to-kidnappers-in-four-yearshttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/nigeria-pays-11-million-as-ransom-to-kidnappers-in-four-yearsThe security architecture in Nigeria has once again come under the spotlight after a new report said the Nigerian Government and citizens have handed over N4 billion to kidnappers for ransom in the last four years.&ldquo;Between June 2 <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 28 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Leaders seek better welfare, education, enhanced future for childrenhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/leaders-seek-better-welfare-education-enhanced-future-for-childrenhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/leaders-seek-better-welfare-education-enhanced-future-for-children Leaders including governors, lawmakers and other political office holders have canvassed better welfare, quality education, parental care and attention to guarantee the future of Nigerian children.They gave the charge on the sidelines of this year <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 28 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Conglomerate of health workers in Akwa Ibom begin streets and markets sensitizationhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/conglomerate-of-health-workers-in-akwa-ibom-begin-streets-and-markets-sensitizationhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/conglomerate-of-health-workers-in-akwa-ibom-begin-streets-and-markets-sensitizationAs part of measures to check and prevent the spread of Coronavirus in Akwa Ibom state, the Conglomerate of Health Professionals in the state has commenced street and market sensitization.The conglomeration is made up of the Nigerian Medical Associat <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 27 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Governor Udom Emmanuel urges Akwa Ibom children to stay off activities that can ruin their futurehttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/governor-udom-emmanuel-urges-akwa-ibom-children-to-stay-off-activities-that-can-ruin-their-futurehttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/governor-udom-emmanuel-urges-akwa-ibom-children-to-stay-off-activities-that-can-ruin-their-future Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel PHOTO:TwiitterAkwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, has sent his felicitations to the children of the State on the occasion of this year&rsquo;s Children&rsquo;s Day celebrations, calling on the shun <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 27 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Rejig your political agenda for 2023 APC leaders warn his membershttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/rejig-your-political-agenda-for-2023-apc-leaders-warn-his-membershttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/rejig-your-political-agenda-for-2023-apc-leaders-warn-his-membersStalwarts of All Progressive Congress [APC] in Akwa Ibom State have urged its members to call their media aides to order as some of their publications on social media were bringing the image of the party to disrepute in the state.Again, they are wor <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 25 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100 NCDC confirms 313 new cases of COVID-19, total active cases now 5350http://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/ncdc-confirms-313-new-cases-of-covid-19-total-active-cases-now-5350http://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/ncdc-confirms-313-new-cases-of-covid-19-total-active-cases-now-5350 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control , on Sunday, recorded 313 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, taking the toll of active cases to 5350.The NCDC, on its official twitter handle, however, said that no new state had reported a case in th <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 25 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria records new 313 coronavirus caseshttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/nigeria-records-new-313-coronavirus-caseshttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/nigeria-records-new-313-coronavirus-casesNigeria Centre for Disease Control on Sunday confirmed 313 new cases of coronvirus across the country.The Sunday night update brings the total number confirmed coronavirus infections in the country to be 7839 cases, while 226 persons have died due t <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 24 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Cross River warns MASSOB against any act of treasonhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/cross-river-warns-massob-against-any-act-of-treasonhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/cross-river-warns-massob-against-any-act-of-treasonCross River State government has warned the Movement for Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra to desist from any act of treason.MASSOB leader in Cross River and Akwa Ibom States, Mr Mike Effiong, had at weekend inaugurated parliaments <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 24 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Covid19: Udom Emmanuel not happy over FG neglects, sets to build its own PCR Labhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/covid19-udom-emmanuel-not-happy-over-fg-neglects-sets-to-build-its-own-pcr-labhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/covid19-udom-emmanuel-not-happy-over-fg-neglects-sets-to-build-its-own-pcr-labAkwa Ibom state governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, has averred that, despite the state&#8217;s contribution of about 25 percent to the nation&#8217;s revenue, it has deemed it unnecessary to provide the state with a testing centre.He made this disclosure d <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 24 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100 Speaker cautions colleagues over financial autonomyhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/speaker-cautions-colleagues-over-financial-autonomyhttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/speaker-cautions-colleagues-over-financial-autonomyThe Speaker, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Mr Aniekan Bassey, has called on his colleagues in the country not to see autonomy granted the legislature by Mr President as an avenue for legislative rascality.Rather, it should be taken as a means <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 24 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100 COVID-19: Akwa Ibom begins boundary surveillancehttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/covid-19-akwa-ibom-begins-boundary-surveillancehttp://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/covid-19-akwa-ibom-begins-boundary-surveillanceThe Akwa Ibom government has begun 24-hour boundary surveillance to checkmate unauthorised interstate movements, as part of measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the state.The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Dominic Ukpong, made this known <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 17 May 2020 00:00:00 +0100