Latest Stories in Akwa Ibom

 

Covid19: Udom Emmanuel not happy over FG neglects, sets to build its own PCR Lab

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Akwa Ibom state governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, has averred that, despite the state’s contribution of about 25 percent to the nation’s revenue, it has deemed it unnecessary to provide the...

Sun May 24th, 2020     Read More →

Speaker cautions colleagues over financial autonomy

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The 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...

Sun May 24th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Akwa Ibom begins boundary surveillance

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The 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...

Sun May 17th, 2020     Read More →

Environmentalists fault NOSDRA’s report on massive fish deaths in Niger Delta, seek further investigations

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Environmentalists have described as diversionary, the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency’s (NOSDRA) report on massive death of fish along Niger Delta coastlines. They noted...

Sat May 16th, 2020     Read More →

PANDEF to NASS: don't allow vested interests compromise NDDC Probe

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House of Representatives of the Federal Republic of Nigeria PHOTO:TwitterThe Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF has commended the decision of the leadership of the National Assembly to investigate...

Fri May 15th, 2020     Read More →

Immigration again intercepts 10 at Nigeria, Cameroon border

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Nigeria Immigration Service PHOTO:TwitterThe Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), has again intercepted ten Nigerians trying to cross over to Cameroon en route Ibaka border in Akwa Ibom state. The...

Fri May 15th, 2020     Read More →

Police in Akwa Ibom bursts child theft syndicate, arrests a medical doctor from UCTH Calabar

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Nigerian Police PHOTO:TwitterThe Anti-Child theft unit of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command has busted child stealing and trafficking syndicate where a medical doctor with the University of...

Wed May 13th, 2020     Read More →

Senate deplores ‘empty’ embassies, gets ambassadorial nominees, others

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• Orders security chiefs to probe interstate travel breaches The absence of ambassadors in Nigeria’s embassies attracted the stern condemnation of the Senate yesterday. The lawmakers,...

Wed May 13th, 2020     Read More →

Gbosas for Emmanuel

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Governor Udom Emmanuel has done a very good job in the management of the COVID-19 pandemic in Akwa Ibom State but he is not given full marks for his exertions. By the opinion of non-partisan and...

Tue May 12th, 2020     Read More →

COVID19: Please don't push us to that point of arresting people in churches’- Udom

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Akwa Ibom state governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, has appealed to the citizens and residents of the state to keep to government directives on burials, church services and weddings within this period to...

Mon May 11th, 2020     Read More →

Group accuses ministry of mines and steel permanent secretary of forgery

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Coalition of Civil Society Groups for Justice has urged the federal government to probe the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Mines and Steel, Edet Akpan. The Coalition of Civil Society Groups for...

Mon May 11th, 2020     Read More →

Six persons quarantined for smuggling corpse into Akwa Ibom

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A Corpse smuggled into Akwa Ibom State from Lagos has been intercepted and buried by the state COVID-19 regulation enforcement team. The deceased was buried in accordance with Coronavirus burial...

Sun May 10th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria coronavirus cases rise above 3,000

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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Wednesay confirmed a total number of 195 new coronavirus cases and five deaths in the last 24 hours. Nigeria’s populated city Lagos and Kano states have...

Thu May 7th, 2020     Read More →

Immigration, navy intercepts 12 at Nigeria, Cameroon sea border

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A combined team of the Nigeria Immigration and Navy operatives has arrested twelve persons attempting to cross over to Cameroon from Nigeria by sea in a boat through Ibaka in Akwa Ibom state. The...

Wed May 6th, 2020     Read More →

Private hospitals and COVID-19 pandemic

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With over 40 testings positive for COVID-19 and some died as a result of the disease, it is no longer in doubt that our medics are endangered. There are a few reported cases of the men on the...

Wed May 6th, 2020     Read More →