Akwa Ibom State

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NCC Tennis League To Serve Off In Lagos Today

Akwa Ibom - 1 day ago. The long-awaited 2017 NCC Tennis League would serve-off Thursday at the National Stadium, Surulere, with a play-off involving three teams vying to take the 12th spot in the main event. The three-day play-offs would see Team Anambra (Onitsha), Team Oluyole (Ibadan) and Team Police College (Ikeja) take on each other for a place in the...

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To Grow ‘Brand Nigeria’ Our Diversity Must Be Our Strength – Umanah

Akwa Ibom - 4 days ago. In recent time, Nigeria has launched more re-positioning and attitudinal change campaigns than any other country in the world but none seems to soar up the Nigeria brand image. To get this right, the former Commissioner for Information & Strategy in Akwa Ibom State and media/communication practitioners, Aniekan Umanah, says Nigeria should consider her diversity...

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NDDC Has Liability In Excess Of N1.3trn – Ekere

Akwa Ibom - 5 days ago. Nsima Ekere, was the deputy governor of Akwa Ibom State and currently, the managing director and chief executive officer of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). He recently spoke to journalists on the achievements of the current management of the commission as well as challenges facing the interventionist agency. ANAYO ONUKWUGHA was there. Your excellency,...

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Nigerians Still Love PDP – Gov Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom - 7 days ago. By Bernard Tolani Dada Uyo Akwa Ibom State Governor,Udom Emmanuel has declared  that the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party in the senatorial election in Osun State, means that Nigerians still love PDP and PDP loves Nigerians. Emmanuel, who spoke to  reporters in Uyo shortly on arrival from the expanded PDP caucus meeting in Abuja,said...

Kano, Akwa Ibom, 3 Others Get N50bn From Second Paris Club Refund

Akwa Ibom - 1 week ago. BY MARK ITSIBOR, Abuja Details of cash distribution from the second tranche of Paris Club refund has shown that Kano, Bayelsa, Akwa-Ibom, Delta and Rivers States got the highest share of N10 billion each from the latest disbursement of the fund. The money is a combination of over-deductions from Paris Club, London Club loans and...

Land Dispute: A/Ibom Communities Threatens to Resort to Self Protection

Akwa Ibom - 1 week ago. By Bernard Tolani Dada Uyo Three communities of Ibiono Ibom, Uruan and Itu local government area of Akwa Ibom has threatened to resort to self help and defend themselves if the continue killing of their kinsmen by  the people of Ikot Offiong in Odukpani local Government area of  Cross River  state does not abate. Dr. ...

Land Dispute: A/Ibom Communities Threatens to Resort to Self Protection.

Akwa Ibom - 1 week ago. By Bernard Tolani Dada Three communities of Ibiono Ibom, Uruan and Itu local government area of Akwa Ibom has threatened to resort to self help and defend themselves if the continue killing of their kinsmen by  the people of Ikot Offiong in Odukpani local Government area of  Cross River  state does not abate. Dr.  Ekom...

Navy Seeks Synergy with Security Agencies on Effective  Sea Patrol

Akwa Ibom - 2 weeks ago. By Bernard Tolani Dada Uyo > The Flag Officer Commanding, Eastern Naval Command, Rear Admiral Victor Adedipe, has advocated stronger ties with the nation’s security agencies in order to check criminality on the coast lines. > Rear Admiral Adedipe  who made call yesterday during his familiarization tour to NNS Jubilee  at Ikot Abasi Local Government...

Total Denies Owing Akwa Ibom State Govt N25bn In Unremitted Taxes

Akwa Ibom - 2 weeks ago. By CHIKA IZUORA, Lagos French oil major, Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited (TEPNG) has dismissed reports suggesting it is indebted to the Akwa Ibom State Government to the tune of N25billion in unremitted Personal Income Tax for the period covering 2011 to 2016. Clarifying the situation, the TEPNG, denied having the record of employees...

Makarfi Winning Is Victory For Democracy, Rule Of Law – A’Ibom PDP Stakeholders

Akwa Ibom - 2 weeks ago. By Bernard Tolani Dada Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State have described the outcome of the Supreme Court ruling, which declared Senator Ahmed Makarfi, as the authentic Chairman of the party as “victory for democracy and the rule of law”. Speaking in an interview Tuesday, the Attorney-General and Commissioner for...

Gov Emmanuel Commissions 33 11kv, 2×15 Mva Electricity Substations In Uyo

Akwa Ibom - 2 weeks ago. By Bernard Tolani Dada Uyo In his resolve to ensure steady power supply to Uyo the state capital, Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom yesterday commissioned a modern  3311KV, 2X15 MVA electricity injection substation with an assurance that his vision of industrializing Akwa Ibom state is on course. The Governor who spoke shortly before the...

Total E&P Trains 250 on Entrepreneurial Development in A/Ibom

Akwa Ibom - 2 weeks ago. By Bernard Tolani Dada In demonstration of her commitment towards entrepreneurial development and eradication of employment in its host communities, Total E&P Nigeria Limited has organized a two day entrepreneurial Development workshop for 250 skills acquisition programme beneficiaries in Akwa Ibom. Addressing participants of the programme yesterday at the Governor’s Office Annex, in Uyo, Deputy...

Day Ibibio People Honoured Governor Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom - 2 weeks ago. By Bernard Tolani Dada Uyo, Akwa Ibom State Capital on Monday stood still for Governor Udom Emmanuel, who was received at a grand ceremony by Ibibio Nation, Nigeria’s fourth largest ethnic group Our Correspondent Bernard Tolani Dada was there. At the event which took place at Asian Ibibio, the ancient center of the Ibibios, had...

Total E&P Trains 250 on Entrepreneurial Development in A/Ibom

Akwa Ibom - 2 weeks ago. By Bernard Tolani Dada In demonstration of her commitment towards entrepreneurial development and eradication of employment in its host communities, Total E&P Nigeria Limited has organized a two day entrepreneurial Development workshop for 250 skills acquisition programme beneficiaries in Akwa Ibom. Addressing participants of the programme yesterday at the Governor’s Office Annex, in Uyo, Deputy...

Era Of Abandoned Projects Over In NDDC – MD

Akwa Ibom - 2 weeks ago. By Bernard Tolani Dada, Uyo The MD of NDDC,  Obong Nsima Ekere has stated that the era when projects were abandoned by the commission were over as the new management had put in drastic measures to avoid recurrence. Mr Ekere who stated this in Uyo while exchanging views with newsmen said that no project will...

Akwa Ibom: Concerns Mount Over Saraki’s Delay To Swear In Etim

Akwa Ibom - 2 weeks ago. By Kunle Olasanmi, Abuja Civil Society activists and  lawyers yesterday charged the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki to obey the Federal High Court judgement that ordered  the senator representing Akwa Ibom North-East in the National Assembly, Bassey Akpan to vacate his seat immediately. This is coming few weeks after the Senate President swore in a...

Days Of Abandoned Projects Over in NDDC – Nsima Ekere

Akwa Ibom - 2 weeks ago. . By Bernard Tolani Dada, Uyo  The MD of NDDC, His Excellency, Obong Nsima Ekere has stated that the days when projects were abandoned by the commission were over as the new management had put in drastic measures to avoid recurrence. Mr Ekere who stated this in Uyo while exchanging views with newsmen said that...

Days of abandoned projects over in NDDC – Nsima Ekere

Akwa Ibom - 2 weeks ago. By Bernard Tolani Dada The MD of NDDC, His Excellency, Obong Nsima Ekere has stated that the days when projects were abandoned by the commission were over as the new management had put in drastic measures to avoid recurrence. Mr Ekere who stated this in Uyo while exchanging views with newsmen said that no project...

Day Dino Melaye Trilled Audience at Senator Akpabio’s Constituency Briefing

Akwa Ibom - 3 weeks ago. By Bernard Tolani Dada, Uyo Senator Dino Melaye, at the weekend trilled audience who converge at ancient city of Ikot Ekpene to witness Senator Godswill Akpabio Constituency Briefing and Empowerment programme to  rib cracking jokes. The controversial Kogi state born Senator had in his characteristics nature trilled the audience and  onlooker into  rib cracking jokes...

Akwa Ibom On A Steady Industrial Path

Akwa Ibom - 3 weeks ago. By Ofonwuk Jimmy The very first step towards unlocking the economic growth potential of a state or organization is to create a strategic economic vision. This, perhaps, derives its effectiveness, functionality and usefulness from the trite saying, “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” The monumental implication of an exercise of this magnitude is to...