Tag: Akwa Ibom

Police Neutralizes Pirates in Uyo

Tanimu- March 7, 2021

Following credible intelligence reports, The Akwa Ibom Police command successfully counter sea Pirates operation along Iwukpom/Opolum water channel, Ibeno. The counter efforts, the police statement ... Read More

Court Disqualifies Lawyer as Defence Witness

Henry Solomon- February 25, 2021

The trial-within-trial of a suspected serial fraudster, Scales Ishola Olatunji was cut short on Thursday, February 25, 2021 following a ruling by Justice Agatha Okeke ... Read More

Update as Deputy Governor Speaks on Akwa Ibom Communal Clashes

Tanimu- January 26, 2021

Nigerians have been advised to use dialogue rather than violence in settling communal disputes as no development can thrive in an environment of war and ... Read More

Massive Recruitment of Teachers in Akwa Ibom State

Tanimu- January 25, 2021

In line with the Federal government moves to reposition the teaching profession, the Akwa Ibom state government approves the employment of one thousand qualified teachers ... Read More

Akwa Ibom NUJ boycotts coverage of activities of ex-aviation minister

Abdul Jimoh- August 28, 2020

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Akwa Ibom Council has boycotted coverage of activities of former Minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, who is in ... Read More

Akwa Ibom Government Resolves 3-year-old Chieftaincy Tussle in Eket

Henry Solomon- August 7, 2020

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has resolved the  three-year-old chieftaincy tussle between Chief Inam Unanawo and Chief Unanawo Unanawo in Eket Local Government area ... Read More

DPR Seals NNPC Filling Station in Uyo

Henry Solomon- December 5, 2019

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Eket Field Office, has sealed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) filling station in Uyo for discharging petroleum products ... Read More

Godswill Akpabio Loses re-election Bid

Henry Solomon- February 26, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday in Uyo declared Mr Chris Ekpenyong of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the Akwa Ibom North ... Read More

2019: APC Will Make Strong Show In PDP States-Ohikere Predicts

Abdul Jimoh- December 4, 2018

Dr. Tom Ohikere, the National Coordinator, APC Broom Platform has predicted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) would have a strong showing in the Peoples Democratic ... Read More

Atletico Madrid Coach, Diego Simeone Rates Super Eagles Team B High

Henry Solomon- May 23, 2018

Atletico Madrid of Spain Manager, Diego Simeone, has described the international friendly between his team and Nigeria’s  Super Eagles in Uyo as a tough tie. ... Read More

Adepoju Lauds Organisers of Atletico Madrid, Super Eagles Star Match

Henry Solomon- May 11, 2018

Nigeria’s ex-international, Mutiu Adepoju, on Friday, lauded MultiChoice Nig. Ltd., owners of GOtv satellite network provider for organising a friendly match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles ... Read More

President Buhari Concerned Over Plight Of Workers In States

Abdul Jimoh- October 17, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja expressed concern on the growing complaints and agitations by workers in states over unpaid salaries and allowances, in spite ... Read More

Akwa Ibom Governor Redeems Pledge To Super Eagles, Promises More

Henry Solomon- October 5, 2017

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom who pledged $10,000 per goal for the 2018 World Cup qualifying matches against Cameroon on Wednesday redeemed his pledge. The ... Read More

Osinbajo Says Inaccurate Billing Responsible For Irregular Power Supply In Nigeria

Abdul Jimoh- September 23, 2017

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the problem of irregular power supply in Nigeria is caused by inaccurate billing system resulting from insufficient ... Read More

Super Eagles In Camp: Plotting The Downfall Of Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions

Henry Solomon- August 29, 2017

Super Eagles of Nigeria, the current table –toppers of Group B of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying race are confident of overhauling Cameroon’s Indomitable ... Read More

Hold Your Governors Accountable For Economic Hardship In Your States-Enang Tells Nigerians

Abdul Jimoh- August 29, 2017

Sen Ita Enang, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), has asked Nigerians to hold their governors accountable for whatever economic ... Read More

Russia 2018: Rohr Names Team To Battle Cameroon Out Of Quest

Henry Solomon- August 23, 2017

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has named his invited team to battle Cameroon in two header qualifier for the FIFA 2018 World Cup in ... Read More

DSS Arrests Boko Haram Cell Leader And Kidnap Kingpins

Abdul Jimoh- August 11, 2017

DSS Arrests Boko Haram Cell Leader And Kidnap Kingpins The Department of State Services (DSS) said it has arrested some kidnappers and Boko Haram cell ... Read More

FG approves N1.6bn for disbursement to flood victims in 16 states

inno.korie- July 12, 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday in Abuja ordered the immediate release of N1.6 billion for disbursement to victims of flood in 16 states of ... Read More

#AFCON2019: List of Invited Super Eagles Players To Face Bafana Bafana of South Africa

Tanimu- May 31, 2017

The Super Eagles will face the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in the next qualifying match of the African Cup of Nations championship to be ... Read More