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On the issue of how the state is grappling with sourcing funds to drive the process which is a major challenge at this point where some states can hardly pay workers' salaries. The commissioner assured that the road projects are financed by the Akwa Ibom State government through adopting a unique ...
Akwa Ibom State police Public Relations Officer, Odiko MacDon, who confirmed the incident, said the suspect has been arrested and was cooling his heels at the Itam Division of the Nigeria police Force. When asked the motive behind the murder, he said the Police have swung into action and that the ...

The Qua Iboe power plant project, which is to be cited at Qua Iboe On-shore Terminal in Ibeno Local government Area of the state would be operated under Public Private Partnership Agreement (PPA), with the Nigerian National petroleum corporation (NNPC) Joint Venture, Dangote Group, Black-Rhino, ...
The Commissioner of police in Akwa Ibom State, Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, has advised Nigerians to reconsider their agitation for state police, saying that the best ... The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors' Forum, Governor Abdulaziz Yari, said, at the end of a two-day summit organised by the Senate Ad hoc ...
The Department of petroleum Resources ( DPR ) in Akwa Ibom State has sealed 15 petrol stations for diverting and selling Premium Motor Spirit(PMS) above the government approved pump price of N145 per litre. The Operations Controller of DPR (Eket field), Mr Tamunoiminabo Kingsley-Sundaye ...
A Vulcanizer identified as Nkere-Uta, has been arrested by the Akwa Ibom State police command for killing his wife, Bella, with a machete in Mbiabam Ibiono community, of Akwa Ibom State. It was gathered that the father of five at about 8am on Monday butchered his wife after accusing her of having an ...

The foresight of Akwa Ibom State government towards investing in the iconic Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo has paid off after it received the ... Super Eagles World Cup campaign as well having two formidable teams in Akwa United and Ibom Angels in the Nigerian premier league and women super ...
An American Ambassador once visited Akwa Ibom and said that he has seen the future of Nigeria in Akwa Ibom State. ... At a time most states are still struggle to pay worker's salary, he has not just paid salaries up to date but executing very meaningful and life touching ... That Nigerians should be patient.
Top on the agenda is collaboration between the Chairmen and Akwa Ibom State police Command towards eradicating cultism, murder, kidnapping and other prevalent violent crimes in the state. It would be recalled that, Ukanafun has experienced violent crimes in recent times due to the prevalence of ...
12, 2017, but conspired with one Emmanuel Okon and one Emem Asuquo Okon to sell her one-month old child to one Kate, whose surname and address in Aba, Abia State are unknown. "Operatives monitored and promptly arrested the mother of the child who later led the police to other accomplices in the ...
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has promoted 156 officers in the Akwa Ibom command of the service. ... Decorating the promoted officers with their new ranks on Tuesday in Uyo, Comptroller of Immigration in the state command, CIS Livingstone Amadi, advised the newly elevated officers to be more ...
Dana Air has unveiled another sponsorship deal worth millions with the current Nigerian professional football League (NPFL) league leader, Akwa United FC of Akwa Ibom State as part of its commitment towards sports development in Nigeria. The airline said it was poised to make the Nigerian ...
Uyo -- Ten Libyan returnees of Akwa Ibom State origin have been released by state government to reunite with their families at the community level. ... Sending off the 10 indigenes of the state who were among the Nigerian citizens brought back from Libya by the federal government last month, the Deputy ...
She taught and propagated arts in all levels of education within and outside Nigeria. For her numerous contributions to Akwa Ibom State and Nigeria as a whole, it is laudable that this art gallery has been created to immortalise her. I assure the donors of this art gallery and the university community that we ...
The project is to be jointly established by the Akwa Ibom State government in conjunction with the Nigerian National petroleum corporation (NNPC) joint venture, Dangote Group, BlackRhino, African Development Bank, International finance Consortium (IFC) with the Islamic Development Bank as ...
The navy's forward operating base (FOB) in Akwa Ibom State has arrested four suspected smugglers. It seized boats and outboard engines used in illegal bunkering and smuggling of goods into Nigeria. The Commanding Officer, FOB, Captain Yusuf Idris, spoke to reporters yesterday. Idris added that on ...
Uyo and Abuja -- A group, Akwa Ibom State Leaders Vanguard, thursday warned against attempts to reintroduce the already settled issue of the ... allowing states of the federation to have control over the onshore minerals, mining, oil fields and gas resources in their states, but not offshore resources.

Akwa Ibom State government has concluded arrangement for the establishment of a new electricity generating company, Qua Iboe power plant. ... under Public Private Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the Nigerian National petroleum corporation (NNPC) joint venture with Dangote Group, BlackRhino, ...
The Nigerian navy, forward operating base, Ibaka, Mbo Local government Area of Akwa Ibom State, has apprehended three suspected smugglers and ... of Ondo State, were said to have been apprehended on the high sea on Tuesday around 3 am following a tip-off as they made their way into Nigeria's ...
This is particularly the case in Cross River and Akwa Ibom States where elders and leaders of the people have continued to express concern about it while urging the Nigerian government to adopt proactive measures that would ensure the protection of Nigerians living there(Cameroun). For instance, the ...
He spoke in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital shortly after flagging off the distribution of school desks and chairs donated by the commission to schools in the nine states of the Niger Delta region as well as inspection of the permanent site of the NDDC office in Uyo. The Akwa Ibom State permanent office of the ...
A group, Akwa Ibom State Leaders Vanguard, thursday warned against attempts to reintroduce the already settled issue of the onshore-offshore ... The report of the APC committee had made far-reaching recommendations, including allowing states of the federation to have control over the onshore minerals ...
Akwa Ibom State is a major beneficiary of the abrogated dichotomy as most of its oil resources are found offshore and this has earned the state much ... Muhammadu Buhari's new year message on the plans to construct a rail line to Maradi linked to Niger Republic while many states in Nigeria do not have ...
Justice Odiong held that "as duly admitted students of the now defunct Akwa Ibom State College of agriculture, Obio Akpa, who paid school fees and other sundry fees up to date; attended lectures; wrote and passed examinations and fulfilled the prescribed conditions for graduation, the plaintiffs, as of right, ...
Ekpo, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Deputy Governor's office, Mr Nkopuruk Ekaiko, urged the them to find ways of making meaningful living for themselves and contribute to the development of the state. The 10 returnees were among those rescued by the Federal government last ...
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has warned youth in the state against disrupting road projects in the state. The state Commissioner for Health, Dominic Ukpong, conveyed the governor's warning while speaking with journalists in Eket on Thursday. He said that construction of the Eket-Etinan ...
Uyo - The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has said that it has committed a total of N211.77 billion on projects in Akwa Ibom State between 2002 and March 2017. Mr. Nsima Ekere, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the NDDC, who made the disclosure in Uyo on Monday at the ...
Three Nigerian smugglers have been arrested by the Nigerian navy for illegally importing 759 bags of rice into the country from Cameroon through Akwa Ibom State. The Navy at the forward operating base (FOB), Ibaka, Mbo Local government Area of Akwa Ibom State made the arrest and the culprits ...
So, if I have my way, I will give the bulk of jobs to Indigenous contractors, allow them the resources, give them enabling environment because they too have a stake in the state. The state also belongs to them, Again, I know Akwa Ibom people are happy with what we are doing with our indigenous contractors ...
The Akwa Ibom State permanent office of the Niger Delta Development Commission ( NDDC ) is to be built within the tenure of the present board of the ... site in Uyo shortly after flagging off the distribution of school desks and chairs donated by the commission to schools in the nine states of the Niger Delta
Akwa Ibom State will soon get a permanent Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) office, to be built during the tenure of the present board, ... the permanent site in Uyo after launching the distribution of desks and chairs donated by the commission to schools in the nine states of Niger Delta.
The Akwa Ibom State government has cleared the air on the controversy surrounding the ownership of a multi-million naira syringe manufacturing company in the state. The syringe factory was inaugurated by Nigeria's Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, in September, last year, as part of the activities to mark ...
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said the report of the All progressives Congress, APC, Committee on restructuring, headed by the ... of Akwa Ibom State, who is the co-convener of the Summit, Obong Victor Attah, noted that what the region is committed to policies that will make Nigeria work for all.
Based on my assessment of the ICT landscape in Akwa Ibom 2016-2018, the state will be one of the most advanced ICT Smart-State in Nigeria and ... Before others States realize the ICT State of Things in Akwa Ibom, the environment would have propelled the State from the shadows of 'Smart-City' to the ...
The Akwa Ibom Syringe Factory, the Jubilee Syringe Company (JSC) in Onna Local government Area of Akwa Ibom State will in the month of February, 2018 begin to supply the product to health facilities within and outside the state. The cheering news came when the State Commissioner for Information ...
Against the backdrop of the massacre of scores of people in Mubi and surrounding communities in Adamawa State a fortnight ago and violent clashes by communities in Cross Rivers and Akwa Ibom States, the Nigerian Airforce is to establish new Forward Operations Bases in Cross Rivers and Akwa Ibom ...
The Akwa Ibom Commissioner for Health, Dominic Ukpong, said on Friday that two hospitals had been sealed up for malpractices. Mr. Ukpong made ... Mr. Ukpong refused to give the names of the hospitals but only said that one of them was owned by someone from a neighbouring state. He added that the ...
Umuahia--The governments of Abia and Akwa Ibom States have called on the people of Umuhaba in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State and Usaka Nto Akan in Obot Akara Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State to give peace a chance in a bid to find a lasting solution to the land disputes ...
Barrister Ini Ememobong is the Publicity Secretary of the People's Democratic party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State. In this interview, the lawyer turned politician, talks about the last local government polls in which his party won all councils, the 2019 governorship elections, Governor Emmanuel/Senator Akpabio ...
"With the superlative performance of the Governor Udom Emmanuel-led administration, we, the people Ekid Nation will vote en-masse for him in appreciation of his good works in our land in particular and the entire Akwa Ibom State. "This is good governance brought to the grassroots. On behalf of my ...
Etukudo, who is also an aide to the governor on power, called for the enactment of legislation to curb the vandalism of electricity infrastructure in Akwa Ibom State, which according to him, was already being done in Lagos and Kaduna states. Speaking further, he said when he got a report from the National ...
UYO--Akwa Ibom State chapter of Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, yesterday rose from a meeting in Uyo, the state capital, with a call on the Federal ... The forum which is an umbrella body of oil producing Niger Delta states, warned that it would not allow the creation of cattle colonies in any state in the ...
Akwa Ibom government says it has received 25 containers of medical equipment for upgrading general hospitals in the state to World standard. Dr Dominic Ukpong, the state Commissioner for Health, disclosed this in Eket Local Government Area of the state on Tuesday. According to him, the state imported ...
The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Emmanuel Udom, has said Nigerians were eagerly awaiting the return of PDP at the Federal and state levels come 2019. The Governor's statement followed yesterday's statement by former President, Olusegun Obasanjo that both the Peoples Democratic party, PDP, and ...
UYO- WHAT witch doctors in Akwa Ibom State labelled abomination occurred December 13, last year, when a fast moving vehicle rammed into Ekpo masquerades ... In Akwa Ibom, Ekpo masquerades are regarded as representatives of the gods of the land by African Traditional religion, ATR, practitioners.
Akwa Ibom State has benefited more in projects and federal appointments under the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, All progressives ... The woman leader also called on the people of Akwa Ibom to join other well-meaning Nigerians to re-elect Buhari for a second term in office come 2019.
The latest publication by the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) places the unemployment rate in Akwa Ibom State as the second highest in Nigeria. This is a state that received over N2 trillion from 2007 to 2015 in federal allocations; the same state that is still receiving the larger percentage of monthly ...
Worried by the rising tide of cultism and violent crimes in the state, Commissioner of police, Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi, on assumption of duty barely three weeks ago, warned that he would not tolerate lawlessness in whatever form. He stressed that the perpetrators were not spirits but live "in our midst and we ...
Uyo - Management of the Jubilee Syringe Manufacturing (JSM), Akwa Ibom State, says its products have gained acceptance in the international markets. JSM attributed the international acceptance to the quality of syringes produced in the factory, which, according to the management surpasses all ...
The Akwa Ibom government has appointed a former National President of the Association of telecommunication companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Dr. ... The appointment of Ekuwem as the SSG of Akwa Ibom State is therefore viewed as huge achievement for Nigerian technocrats, as many of them decided ...


 

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