TCN ISSUES SECOND SUSPENSION ORDER TO KANO DISCO

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has issued a second suspension order to Kano Distribution Company (KEDCO). The suspension order, which is dated August 6,...

AKEES GIVES FARMERS MILLIONS EVERY THREE MONTHS

BY Patrick ALBERT A silent agricultural revolution is taking place in Akwa Ibom State. The despondency of subsistence farming is giving way for multi-million naira...

  A new Bombardier CRJ900, with registration number 5N-BXO, has been unveiled as latest addition to the fleet of the Akwa Ibom State-owned airline, Ibom...

CBN LIFTS FOREX BAN ON 41 ITEMS FOR SMEs

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has lifted the restriction on 41 items listed as ineligible for foreign exchange for small and medium enterprises...

AGRICULTURE: UDOM EMMANUEL TAKING AKWA IBOM ON THE PATH OF SUSTAINABLE...

In the last 41 months and counting, Governor Emmanuel’s agenda of ensuring food sufficiency and security as well as diversification from petro-dollar to an...

HOW TO GET FUNDS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Turning great ideas into great money is only the first step in the journey to raising your business empire. Turning your business idea into...

CBN INJECTS OVER $400M INTO FOREX MARKET

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) intervened in the inter-bank foreign exchange market with $413.5 million to guarantee liquidity in the system. A breakdown of...

FAAC: HOW FG, STATES, LGs SHARED N455Bn ALLOCATION FOR OCTOBER

… As Akwa Ibom Gets 13% Derivation Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, said Federal, State Governments and the Local Government Councils shared N455 billion...

LAGOS, OSUN, AKWA IBOM LEAD AS DEBT PROFILE OF STATES HITS...

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has revealed that the debt burden of the 36 states has risen to over N3.342 trillion...

FG RELEASES FACT SHEET ON BORROWING FROM CBN TO COUNTER SANUSI

The CBN advanced the Federal Government the sum of N1.193 trillion as Ways and Means as at 2nd December 2016. A fact sheet of the...

‘AMG TAILORS’ LAUNCHES OUTLET IN UYO

In what could be described as a welcome development in the city of Uyo,  a new tailoring outlet known as AMG Tailor's Outlet has...

IBOM AIR COMMENCES COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS

Ibom Air, the first commercial airline ever to be owned and operated by a state government anywhere in Nigeria and indeed Africa, commences full...

IBOM POWER MOVES TO LIGHT UP IKOT ABASI

“Governor Udom Emmanuel has promised to ensure dedicated power supply to Ikot Abasi Local Government Area before the end of 2017” the Board Chairman...

AKEES, SMEDAN SIGN PARTNERSHIP MoU

Governor Udom Emmanuel has expressed appreciation to the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN, for partnering with the Akwa Ibom Enterprise...

AKHA TO MAKE LAW ON FINANCIAL GRANT FOR RESEARCHERS

Ubong SAMPSON Plans are ongoing by the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly to make a law that will ensure financial grant for members of...

AKWA IBOM SOCIAL HOUSING ESTATE, MOST AFFORDABLE IN NIGERIA – ARC....

Architect Ezekiel Nya-Etok, the Principal Partner of Novone Consult Limited, a firm handling the pilot of the Federal Government Social Housing Scheme, has said...

UBA REVOLUTIONIZES MOBILE PAYMENTS WITH *919# MAGIC BANKING

In line with its determination to dominate Africa’s mobile banking space with the introduction of cutting edge technology-driven products and services, United Bank for...

UDOM IS MAKING AKWA IBOM INVESTOR FRIENDLY – UFOT EBONG

The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Udom Emmanuel on Technical Matters and Due Process, Elder Ufot Ebong, said the state governor has ensured a...

WE ARE NOT RECRUITING – UBA

United Bank For Africa (UBA) Plc has debunked rumor circulating of the Banks' call for graduate trainee programme in 2017. The fake message has said...

‘UMBRELLA BUSINESS QUEST’ PRESENTS CHEQUES TO SEASON 22 WINNERS

  Winners of Season 22 of the Umbrella Business Quest, an initiative of the Akwa Ibom State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), have...

PETROLEUM INDUSTRY BILL: AK SPEAKER TASKS NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

The Speaker, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Barr. Onofiok Luke has urged the National Assembly to expedite legislative action on the Petroleum Industry...

GLOBACOM UNVEILS ANTHONY JOSHUA AS NEW ICON, REVEALS 2019 AGENDA

Globacom, a leading African telecommunications company, on Friday revealed its business agenda and unveiled Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua, the heavyweight world boxing champion as...

COVID-19: A’IBOM TRADERS COMMEND INI EMEMOBONG FOUNDATION, PARTNERS

  ...applaud NGO for keying into Gov. Udom Emmanuel's vision By Emma Akpabio The Leadeship of Traders in Akwa Ibom State has applauded Ini Ememobong Foundation and...

APRIL DEBTS: AKWA IBOM ESCAPES FG’S DEDUCTION OF 32BN FROM STATES’...

The Federal Government has deducted a total of N32bn from allocations of states from the Federation Account in the month of April 2016 for...

RHAB-YESS PARTNERS MINISTRY OF TRADE AND INVESTMENT ON SMEs DEVELOPMENT

  A social-welfare body, Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey Youth Entrepreneurship Support Scheme (RHAB-YESS), has vowed to collaborate with relevant government Ministries, Department and Agencies, particularly...

Transcorp Consortium Named Winner in Bid for Afam Power

The National Council on Privatisation (NCP) on Tuesday declared Transcorp Power Consortium as the winner of the financial bid for the privatisation of Afam...

FG PICKS CHINESE FIRM TO MANAGE, OPERATE IBOM SEAPORT – USORO

Bolloré Africa Logistics–PowerChina International Group Limited Consortium (the “BolloréPowerChina Consortium”) has emerged the preferred bidder for the Ibom Deep Seaport Project (IDSP). This selection followed...

FG TO DEPLOY SOLAR PANELS ON BUILDINGS

The Ministry of Science and Technology says it will play a leading role in resolving the nation’s perennial power crisis through the deployment solar...

2017 BUDGET: EXPENDITURE BREAKDOWN

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has presented the 2017 appropriation bill to a joint session of the National Assembly. Here are the breakdown of the budget: Oil...

STANFORD MF BANK HUNTS DEFAULTERS

In a bid to recover over N10million debts, an emerging financial institution in the state, Stanford Microfinance Bank Limited has moved against its defaulters,...

INTRIGUES IN ‘ASO ROCK VILLA’ AS GODWIN EMEFIELE RETIRES

    Lobbying and intrigues in Aso Rock Villa as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, proceed on leave ahead of expiration...

NIGERIANS WILL PAY HIGHER ELECTRICITY TARIFFS, FG PROMISES IMF

Nigerians will pay much higher tariff for power in 2021, going by promises made by the Federal Government to the International Monetary Fund while...

UDOM OPENS OIL AND GAS TRAINING AND RESEARCH CENTRE IN UYO

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has put smiles on the faces of Nigerians who have been yearning for qualitative training in the...

NIPOST TO BEGIN BANKING SERVICES

The District Manager, Nigeria Postal Service, Ilorin, Mr Godwill Magulike, said on Friday that the agency would soon introduce agency banking services in its...