Akwa Ibom State

New In Last 20 Hours

A/Ibom Police Arrests Several Suspects Over Ukanafun Killings

Akwa Ibom - 18 hours ago. By Bernard Tolani Dada, Uyo The Police in Akwa Ibom State have vowed to round up the masterminds of recent cults’ attack in which a Policeman, a sister to Mr. Udo Ekpenyong, the Commissioner for Chieftaincy Affairs and four others were gruesomely murdered in Ukanafun Local Government Area. It was gathered yesterday that several arrests...

New In Last Day

Akwa Ibom Senatorial Seat: How Senate Violated Judicial Orders

Akwa Ibom - 20 hours ago. BY MAHMOUD IDRIS Thirty seven  weeks after a Federal high court in Uyo sacked Mr Bassey Albert Akpan from the National Assembly and ordered the immediate inauguration of Hon Bassey Etim as the senator representing Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, the Senate is yet to comply with the subsisting court...

New In Last 3 Days

A’Ibom LG Poll: APC Warns PDP Against Rigging

Akwa Ibom - 3 days ago. BY BERNARD TOLANI DADA, Uyo – Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), yesterday, warned that there would be dire consequences should the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) government in the state connive with the Akwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC) to rig December 2nd 2019 local government elections. Senior special adviser to the...

Gunmen Kill 3 In Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom - 3 days ago. By Bernard Tolani Dada, Uyo – Gunmen yesterday attacked the residents of Obong Udo Ekpenyong, commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs  and Elder Aniekan Akpan, immediate past commissioner for Education at Ikot Okusung, Ukanafun LGA. It was gathered that  the hoodlums attacked  their residents destroying valuables while three lives were reportedly lost in the...

New In Last 4 Days

Police Ban use of Okada in Two LG Areas of A/Ibom

Akwa Ibom - 3 days ago. By Bernard Tolani Dada Uyo Police in Akwa Ibom says it has Ban the use of Motorcycles popularly known as Okada in two local government areas of Ukanafun and Etim Ekpo from 6.00pm to 700am In a release signed by the State Police public relations officer Bala Elkana DSP and made available to newsmen yesterday...

A’Ibom LG Council Poll: APC Read Riot Act To PDP

Akwa Ibom - 3 days ago. By Bernard Tolani Dada Uyo. Stakeholders of the Action Congress APC Sunday warned that there would be dire consequences should the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) government in the state connive with the Akwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC) to rig December 2nd 2019 local Governmemt elections. Senior Special Adviser to the President on...

New In Last 6 Days

2019: A’Ibom Ex-deputy Gov Cautions PDP On Propaganda

Akwa Ibom - 6 days ago. By Andrew Essien, Abuja Former deputy governor of Akwa Ibom State, Noble Lady Valerie Ebe has told the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state that it cannot use cheap propaganda and deception to garner the support of the people ahead of the 2019 elections. In a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja, Ebe...

N/Delta: Militants Resume Hostilities, Demand Return Of Oil Blocks

Akwa Ibom - 6 days ago. By Bernard Tolani Dada, Uyo The Niger Delta Volunteers (NDV), Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, Niger Delta Strike Force comprising militants from Akwa Ibom and Cross River states, yesterday announced resumption of attack in all the oil and gas installations in Akwa Ibom and Cross River states. The militants called their return to hostilities: “Operation...

New In Last Week

Akwa Ibom - 6 days ago. By Andrew Essien, Abuja Former Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom state, Noble Lady Valerie Ebe has told the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state that they cannot use cheap propaganda and deception to garner the support of people and the state governor ahead of the 2019 elections. In a statement made available to newsmen,...

A’Ibom Govt/World Bank Train 800 On Community Dev Projects

Akwa Ibom - 2 weeks ago. By Bernard Tolani Dada Uyo The Akwa Ibom government in collaboration with the World Bank has trained over 800 persons to implement community-based projects in 40 communities in the state. At the end of a two-day training session the partnership also disbursed over N50 million as first tranche payment for the execution of three projects...

Police Arrest Pastor, 36 Suspected Cult Members

Akwa Ibom - 3 weeks ago. By Bernard Tolani Dada, Uyo – In its resolve to rid the state of undesirable criminals, Police in Akwa Ibom state have arrested no fewer than 35 cultists belonging to two different cult groups operating in Ukanafun, Etim-Ekpo and Onna Local Government areas of state including a Pastor of one of the new generation churches....

Teams Muller, Civil Defence Berth In NCC Tennis League S’finals

Akwa Ibom - 3 weeks ago. By Onukogu Kanayochuqu Jubal Lagos-based Team Muller beat Team Oluyole of Ibadan 4-3 in the final round-robin match of the Blue Group which took place at the National Stadium Surulere over the weekend, while Team Civil Defence also edged a vastly improved Kalotari team in Port Harcourt 4-3, to book their semi final places in...

Udom Emmanuel: Delivering Superior Performance In Akwa Ibom State (1)

Akwa Ibom - 3 weeks ago. By Ernest Bamidele – Retired American business executive  and chemical engineer, Jack Welch had the story of Akwa Ibom State in mind when he said that “great leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion”. Governor Udom Emmanuel has relentlessly driven the Akwa Ibom project since...

A’Ibom Housing Commissioner Refutes Alleged N4bn Fraud In Govt House Contract

Akwa Ibom - 3 weeks ago. By Bernard Tolani Dada , Uyo The Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Housing and Town Planning, Arc. Ime Okon Ekpo, has denied allegation that he embezzled over N4 billion in the N37billion contract awarded for the design and construction of the new Government House, Uyo, by the immediate past administration of Senator Godswill Akpabio. Ekpo...

School Feeding Programme Reaches 17 States – Presidency

Akwa Ibom - 4 weeks ago. By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah, Abuja – Three more states have been added to the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme, with an additional one million children now benefitting from it. They are Cross River, Akwa Ibom and Niger states. According to a statement by the spokesman of the Vice President, Laolu Akande, this brings to...

School Feeding Programme Reaches 17 States- Presidency

Akwa Ibom - 1 month ago. By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah  Three more states have been added to the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme, with an additional one million children now benefitting from it. They are Cross River, Akwa Ibom and Niger states. According to a statement by the spokesman of the Vice President, Laolu Akande, this brings to 17 the...

Why Akwa Ibom Must Separate Politics From NDDC Projects

Akwa Ibom - 1 month ago. By Dan Udoh Some recent developments between the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC and Akwa Ibom State if not checked may in the end stifle the development and impoverish the people. The state government’s efforts at blocking the NDDC from carrying out any project in the state without its expressed permission will not do the...

Monkey pox: A/Ibom Reactivates Infectious Disease Emergency Rapid Response Team

Akwa Ibom - 1 month ago. By Bernard Tolani, Uyo – Following recent report of one suspected monkey pox case in the state, Government of Akwa Ibom says it has reactivated its infectious disease  emergency response  team  and embarked on aggressive public enlightenment campaign aimed at minimizing the spread of the disease. The state   Commissioner for Health Dr.  Dominic Ukpong who...

NFF: Nobody Died In Uyo on Saturday

Akwa Ibom - 1 month ago. The Nigeria Football Federation has stoutly denied a report making the rounds that five football fans died during stampede at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium before Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Zambia. Nigeria won 1-0 courtesy a 74th minute goal by Alex Iwobi to become the first African country to qualify...

Nobody Died During World Cup Qualifiers Match In Uyo – A’Ibom Govt

Akwa Ibom - 1 month ago. By Tunde Oguntola, Abuja – Akwa Ibom State government has denied report published in a national daily, not LEADERSHIP, which alleged that five people were feared dead following a stampede at one of the gates of the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo during the Nigeria vs Zambia World Cup Qualifier last Saturday, describing it as...