Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 Nigerian State of Akwa Ibom

Schema-Root.org logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Fri. May 4, 2018

-
... Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base, Ibaka, in the Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, has arrested eight suspected smugglers and seized 642 bags of rice, four outboard engines, a water pumping machine and two wooden boats. The eight suspects, who were reported to be Nigerians, ...
The report by this economic intelligence magazine further indicates that the IGR of Lagos State of N333 billionn is higher than that of 30 States put together ... The states with the poorest Internally Generated Revenue of less than 10 per cent in the South are Bayelsa, Ebonyi, Osun, Ekiti, Akwa-Ibom and Imo ...

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Akwa Ibom State has condemned the Federal Government for not doing enough to. stop the ... of life and property. We urge Nigerians. to imbibe and show love, kindness and tolerance to one another as exemplified by our Lord Jesus Christ and his teachings.”.
Uyo – Rural communities in Akwa Ibom State have in recent months undergone bumper harvest of dividends of democracy as all 26 members of the State House of Assembly have taken turns, in a positively competitive manner, to go back home and empower members of their constituency. This has made it ...
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Akwa Ibom State chapter has accused the Federal Government of aiding incessant attack and killings by ... Dr Ndueso Ekwere, the association said every well-meaning Nigerian is dissatisfied with the federal government's unserious manner of handling the issue.
'We are trying to import that system in Nigeria so that Nigerian people can benefit from it. 'This is what is done all over the world. When a car is stolen, it can be identified easily and also on the issue of revenue generation. NAN reports that the NGF meeting also deliberated on other issues including the ...

By 2015, after two terms as governor of Akwa Ibom State, the political narrative was as if no one else had governed the state before his remarkable advent. That narrative was shaped by the physical transformation that Governor Akpabio helped to carve in the state, and most notably, in the Uyo capital ...
Uyo – Mr. Charles Udoh, Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, has taken over the medical expenses of a baby born without anus. Baby Nyenime Uwem Peter lost the mother at birth after a cesarean section, while the father, Mr. Nkereuwem Peter absconded shortly after the baby's ...
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Edet Ikotidem, says he is disappointed that no Akwa Ibom person has been ... The only source of revenue to the country was oil, which experienced a sharp drop in price but Buhari was able to hold Nigeria and we are now out of ...
Uyo – Edet Ikotdem, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State, says he is disappointed that no Akwa Ibom person has been ... Ikotidem opined that if President Goodluck Jonathan had won the 2015 presidential election, Nigeria would have been the worse for it because the ...
Barely three days after the campaign office of President Muhammadu Buhari was opened in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital, the state government has ... his intention to seek re-election in the 2019 presidential election, stating that he was responding to the clamour by Nigerians to seek a second term.
The cybercrime law treats telecoms infrastructure as a critical national infrastructure in Nigeria but it is yet to be implemented.” The ATCON NEC members also drew the attention of the Secretary to the State Government of Akwa Ibom State to broadband policy of the state, which they said, was necessary for ...
The Akwa Ibom State Government has initiated a move to demolish the state campaign office of President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated three days ago. The president's campaign secretariat under the umbrella of National Committee of Buhari Support Groups (NCBSG) was inaugurated last Monday by ...
BOOK LAUNCH: From left; Mr Lucky Igbinedion, former Edo State Gov; Mrs Peace Attah, wife of the author; Arc. Victor Obong Attah, former Gov of Akwa Ibom State and author; and Alhaji Femi Okunnu, Chairman of the occasion, at the launching of the book: “Attah on Resource Control” (Revised) at Nigerian ...
Etim Ekpimah, Uyo. Gunmen suspected to be cult members have killed a 65-year-old police informant, Raphael Udofia, who resided at 81 Ikpa Road in the Uyo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. The deceased was said to have been brutally shot and his head cut off. A family source told Southern ...
The National Working Committee of the Alliance for Democracy on Wednesday suspended the state party executives in Oyo, Osun, Ogun, Edo, Akwa-Ibom and Anambra states. The National Chairman of the party, Joseph Avazi, announced this in a communique read after a meeting of the National Working ...
... April 24, 2018, at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, Globacom will commence the building of a submarine cable along the Nigerian coast called Glo 2. Glo 2 will connect from the Glo 1 landing station at Alpha Beach in Lagos and run across the Atlantic Coast of Nigeria to land at coast of Akwa Ibom state.

As part of efforts achieve constant power supply, Akwa Ibom state Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has rehabilitated the Afaha Ube Transmission substation ... The Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Victor Adewumi, in his remarks, said that the project was in line with President ...
“For the records, Akpabio is a highly respected party man who as Governor of Akwa Ibom State between 2007 and 2015 made the PDP an icon of ... his faith in the Nigerian youth by involving thousands of youths in the governance structure of the state in his eight-year tenure as Governor of Akwa Ibom ...
He was a member of the Consolidated Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Akwa Ibom state Council. Chairman of the Consolidated Chapel, Sammy Charles, said the late journalist was a committed member of the union who stood always on the side of the people. “As a union we loved him.
“More than 100,000 people benefited from various communities that we have gone to in Nigeria. “We have been to Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Enugu and Kogi, among other states, for free medical outreach. “We have conducted over 500 surgeries in these various communities which include minor and major ...
I want to put it on record that out of the six state chairmen of our party, we have the chairman of Cross Rivers state here, Akwa Ibom, Rivers and Bayelsa, that is, four state chairmen are here. So, it is a decision of the Edo state government not the decision of the party and cannot stand. I have spoken with the ...
When compared to other states in Nigeria, Akwa Ibom is already in a very advantaged position for any major breakthrough in technology and innovation. In his article, “Akwa-Ibom: From smart city to smart-state”, Chris Uwaje writes “Based on my assessment of the ICT landscape in Akwa Ibom 2016-2018, ...
... conspired to murder one of their brothers, Friday Enyeokpon, over witchcraft allegation, have been arrested by the Akwa Ibom State Police Command. ... The state's Commissioner of Police, Mr. Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, said the suspects, after beheading their brother, buried his head in the sand and ...
Uyo – All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State, weekend, received three former strong members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who recently dumped the party. The defectors, now members of the APC include Christopher Okon, former state executive member of PDP and Okobo Local ...
The president's lobby team is targeting to establish operational bases in the six state capitals in the South-south zone from where they would ... "On Monday, we will open our offices in Cross River, Akwa Ibom and Edo States, and we are expecting have about 3,000 supporters, just for the opening ceremony ...
He has further declared his honour and respect for Nigerian youths, even as he welcomes the youths to participate in the administration of Nigeria. ... “It is on record that Akwa Ibom State has benefitted in terms of key federal appointments from the Buhari administration more than any other administrations ...
Policemen from Akwa Ibom State Command have arrested two siblings, Akaninyene and Ime Enyeokpon, who allegedly conspired and murdered their brother, Friday Enyeokpon, over witchcraft allegation. The deceased, who lived at the same address as the suspects, was said to have gone into the bush ...
47 Illegal Arms, 172 Live Ammunition Recovered in A'Ibom – Thisdaylive. Discussion in 'Metro News' started by Samguine, Today at 4:42 AM . Views count: 50 ?Share. Tags: akwa ibom state news · ibrahim idris · illegal arms · nigeria metro news · nigeria news today 220418 · police in akwa ibom state · thisdaylive news ...
The Nigeria Police Force, Akwa Ibom Command, on Saturday said it recovered 47 illegal arms and 172 live ammunitiona and cartridges across the state. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Odiko Macdon, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen at the police headquarters Ikot Akpan-Abia in Uyo.
The police in Akwa Ibom State have killed the leader of a criminal gang notorious for terrorising people in Etim Ekpo and Ukanafun local government areas. The corpse of the gang leader, identified by his nickname Stainless, was displayed at the state police headquarters, Ikot Akpan Abia, before journalists ...
Wednesday April 18th 2018 was the end of the road for a dreaded gang leader in Etim Ekpo and Ukanafun Local Government Areas of Akwa Ibom State, South-South Nigeria, Isaac, alias Stainless who was gunned down by the police. The brutal gang leader ,according to the police, surfaced on a revenge ...
Speaking to State House correspondents after the weekly juma'at service at the State House Mosque, Abuja, Senator Ibrahim also said that the Buhari Support Group would open its state chapter offices in Edo, Akwa Ibom and Cross River states on Monday and launch its buses for campaigns to kick-start ...
Fielding question on the ugly incident in the senate, Senator Ibrahim said, “I would like to take this opportunity to assure Nigerians that the National Assembly is still one and stabilized. Obviously, what has happened calls for concern to every Nigerian. But at the same time, we have to accept that in Nigeria ...
The police in Akwa Ibom State have killed the leader of a criminal gang notorious for terrorising people in Etim Ekpo and Ukanafun local government areas. The corpse of the gang leader, identified by his nickname Stainless, was displayed at the state police headquarters, Ikot Akpan Abia, before journalists ...
By Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo. Another kingpin of a kidnap and murder squad that have been terrorising Ukanafun and Etim Ekpo communities in Akwa Ibom state has been shot dead. Kidnap-syndicate. It was gathered that the kingpin popularly known as Stainless was shot dead by security operatives early ...
In today's Nigeria, it is very rare for people who do not share similar political ideologies and goals to acknowledge the giant strides of the opposition. ... Perhaps this is why the acknowledgment by the Ikot Ambon community in Ibesikpo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State that the trademark of their ...
Ogunjemilusi explained that Stainless was killed after an exchange of fire between the gang and the police at 10.30p.m. on Tuesday. “A joint operation of security agencies in the state led to the death of Iso Akpafid on Jan. 15. “The peoples' jubilation was, however, cut short by the emergence of a wicked ...
UYO – Dr. Ndueso Ekwere, the Akwa Ibom State chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has lamented that his executive inherited an empty treasury from the former leadership in spite of the N100 million donated to association by former Governor Godswill Akpabio. Ekwere expressed ...
Suspected cultists have shot dead a 50-year old father of three, Imoh Etuk in Ikot Akpaidem village in Ukanafun Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. Our correspondent learnt that the deceased was shot dead Tuesday at about 7:48 am in his farm on his way back from his farm. “The village is ...
Uyo – Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has charged the Federal Character Commission (FCC) to strive to ensure strict adherence to its ... a proper spread and provision of facilities and infrastructure in the Oil and Gas Industry, for instance, should be heavily concentrated in the States with ...
Aniedi Ette, a colleague of Asuquo in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, he is highly qualified for election into the fellowship of the highest engineering body in Nigeria, having started the Ministry of Science and Technology in Akwa Ibom State as the first special adviser and commissioner.
"My dear late widow mother, may her gentle soul rest in perfect peace, had told me that it would be difficult for me to enter secondary school on completion of primary school because her hands were full with my siblings," Mr Akpabio said on Thursday in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, during his investiture as ...
“Another worthy point to note is that Governor Emmanuel does not bring business into the state as a parastatal of government which dies at the end of the tenure of the administration, but allows businesses to thrive with international best practices while the government provides the enabling environment in ...
Uyo – In what could be considered a unique deviation from the common political empowerment practices of giving cars and cash gifts, Engr. Otobong Ndem, the lawmaker representing Mkpat Enin state constituency in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, has donated a mini-housing estate to members ...
Ritman University was among the nine private universities in Nigeria that was granted operating license in 2015 by the then administration of ... He was the third elected governor of the oil-rich Akwa Ibom State for eight years, from 2007 to 2015, and was unpopular for frittering away the state resources.
He said these in Calabar, Cross River State at the 11th Annual General Meeting of the association hosted by the Cross River and Akwa Ibom states. This came just as the Chairman of the Cross River and Akwa Ibom states of MAN, Mr. Giandomenico Massari, advised the Federal Government against ...
Receiving the defectors, Mr Bassey Dan-Abia Jnr, a former member of the House of Representatives said the APC has been increasing in number and expressed optimism that the party would take over the state in 2019. He commended the defectors for their courage and boldness and assured them of ...
Chairman of the Cross River/Akwa Ibom State branch of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Engr Giandomenico Massari, has advised the Federal Government against signing the European Union-Economic Community of West African States (EU-ECOWAS) Economic Partnership Agreement ...
Nigerian states have no powers to reject requests filed under the Freedom of Information Act (FoI), the Court of Appeal has ruled. ... Several states, including Lagos, Adamawa, Akwa-Ibom, and Ondo have been rejecting FoI requests relating to their activities since the law was signed in 2011 by former ...


 

news and opinion


 


 


 


 


schema-root.org

  africa
    nigeria
     states
       akwa ibom

Nigeria states:
       abia
       abuja
       adamawa
       akwa ibom
       anambra
       bauchi
       bayelsa
       benue
       borno
       cross river
       delta
       ebonyi
       edo
       ekiti
       enugu
       gombe
       imo
       jigawa
       kaduna
       kano
       katsina
       kebbi
       kogi
       kwara
       lagos
       nasarawa
       niger
       ogun
       ondo
       osun
       oyo
       plateau
       rivers
       sokoto
       taraba
       yobe
       zamfara