BUHARI SIGNS FINANCIAL AUTONOMY ORDER FOR STATES’ LEGISLATURE, JUDICIARY

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed into law Executive Order No. 10 of 2020 for the implementation of Financial Autonomy of State Legislature and...

COVID-19: NIGERIA UNION OF JOURNALISTS COMMENDS AKWA IBOM STATE GOVERNMENT

...as AKSEPWMA decontaminates NUJ Secretariat. Emma Akpabio The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ)-Akwa Ibom State, has described as outstanding and commendable, the professionalism so far demonstrated...

FG LISTS DISEASES RESPONSIBLE FOR 70 PER CENT OF COVID-19 DEATHS

The federal government has said health challenges like tuberculosis, hypertension, diabetes; HIV, kidney disease and cancer are responsible for 70 per cent of COVID-19...

INFRASTRUCTURE: ETTEH INSPECTS WORK AT 21-STOREY SMART BUILDING

By Glory James Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Special Duties, Rt. Hon. Okpolupm Etteh, has reiterated Government’s commitment and determination to make the state investors’...

SENATE DEMANDS IMMEDIATE REVERSAL OF POWER PRIVATISATION

The Senate on Tuesday asked the Federal Government to consider a comprehensive review of the power privatisation policy with a view to reversing the...

ENFORCEMENT OF NATIONAL CURFEW/INTER-STATE MOVEMENT RESTRICTION ORDERS

Following unending inquiries on the status of essential workers in respect of the due enforcement of the national curfew and inter-state movement restriction orders...

 CLAN CREATION: A’IBOM SPEAKER CALLS FOR HARMONY IN URUAN

The Speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey, has urged the people of Uruan Local Government Area to harmonize,...

GOV. EMMANUEL UNVEILS NEW AIRCRAFT FOR IBOM AIR

  The Akwa Ibom State aviation industry has expanded with the acquisition of additional Aircraft which steps the number to four in it fleet, Ibom...

COVID-19 PANDEMIC: GOV EMMANUEL SLASHES SALARIES OF POLITICAL APPOINTEES BY 20%....

Hard times for political aides in Akwa Ibom State as Governor Udom Emmanuel announced a slash of 20% in their salaries to enable the...

COVID-19: CLO CONDEMNS VIOLATION OF INTER-STATE LOCKDOWN IN AKWA IBOM

The Akwa Ibom State chapter of the Civil Liberties Organisation has raised alarm over continuous violation of inter-state lockdown by people claiming to be...

SECURITY: AKWA IBOM INAUGURATES COMMUNITY POLICING

To further assure residents of Akwa Ibom State that the security of lives and property in the state is non-negotiable, Governor Udom Emmanuel...

NDDC WRITES NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, SEEKS TRANSFER PERMISSION IN 2019 BUDGET

The Niger Delta Development Commission has written to the National Assembly, seeking transfer authorization of allocations in the 2019 budget, two weeks to its...

UDOM FOILS ATTEMPT TO SMUGGLE 68 SUSPECTED CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS INTO AKWA...

  Akwa Ibom State Government has said it foiled an alleged plot to smuggle 68 suspected COVID-19 patients into the State. The State Governor, Mr. Udom...

A’IBOM GOVERNMENT REJECTS USED VEHICLES DONATED BY EXXONMOBIL

The Akwa Ibom State Government has rejected the alleged 10 refurbished vehicles donated by ExxonMobil for use in the COVID-19 contact tracing in the...

WE HAVE HAD ENOUGH OF EXXONMOBIL’S SLIGHTS – SENATOR EYAKENYI WARNS

Prioritization of employment of indigenes of their host communities and the provision of social amenities are very important components of the Corporate Social Responsibility...

COVID-19: WE HAVE BEEN OFFERED $20M TO POISON ORGANIC MADAGASCAR CURE...

  President of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina has claimed that the World Health organisation, WHO, offered his country the sum of $20m as bribe to poison...

ESSIEN UDIM COMMUNITIES RAISE ALARM OVER ABUSE OF CLAN HEAD BY...

  By Uwem Otu   What many people have described as abuse of human rights and unconstitutional arrest of the Clan Head of Ukana East, Okuku Andrew...

TIWA SAVAGE TO PUT UP HER NAKED MUSIC VIDEO

Africa’s frontline female pop star, Tiwa Savage, has said that she might have to go naked in her next musical video. Tiwa, 40, said this...

GOV. EMMANUEL COMMENDS EXXONMOBIL FOR DONATING ITEMS TO CURB COVID-19 SPREAD

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has commended ExxonMobil for donating equipment and items worth millions of naira to curb the outbreak of COVID-19...

EXXONMOBIL’S CONTINUOUS IMPUDENCE; WHY AKWA IBOM STATE GOVERNMENT SHOULD REJECT THOSE...

  I have read on the website of ExxonMobil of their seeming act of benevolence, donating Ambulances, other vehicles, beds and medical supplies to support...

POST COVID-19: A’IBOM NATIONAL ASSEMBLY CAUCUS COMMENDS UDOM READINESS

  The Akwa Ibom State Caucus of the National Assembly say they are greatly impressed by the magnitude and speed of work at the...

A’ IBOM GOVT. SET TO ESTABLISH E-LABOUR DATA BANK

As part of efforts to set Akwa Ibom State on vantage for a robust post COVID -19 economy, the state government has approved the...

MAJOR GENERAL EDET AKPAN DIES AT 80

    It may take a while for family members, friends, and admirers to come to terms with the passing of retired Major-General Edet Adam Akpan...

COVID-19: NCDC ANNOUNCES 288 NEW CASES, 179 IN LAGOS

    The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday night confirmed 288 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. NCDC made the confirmation in a...

ExxonMobil Donates Ambulances, Other Vehicles and Medical Supplies to Support Nigerian...

Ambulances, busses, SUVs and sedans to support state efforts. Two states and National Centre for Disease Control to receive test kits and hospital beds LAGOS, NIGERIA...

Uruan Nation is happy to host the Isolation Centre – Okon...

The Chairman of the Akwa Ibom State Internal Revenue Board, Mr Okon Okon has registered the joy of the people of Uruan Local Government...

435 HOMES BENEFIT FROM OWODAS, IMABRIDGE COVID-19 CHARITY RESPONSE IN IBESIKPO

Over Four Hundred and Thirty-Five homes on Thursday benefited from the COVID-19 Charity Response by Owot Uta Development Association Worldwide (OWODAS), in collaboration with...

GROUP CALLS FOR COLLABORATION IN THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

  … Says Time To Rally Against The Pandemic Is Now 1001+ Voices Initiative for People Empowerment (1001+ Voices), a community based non-governmental organization with office...

AKWA IBOM COCONUT REFINERY, NIGERIA’S FUTURE BECKONS

By Essien Ndueso When Governor Udom Emmanuel set out to lubricate the once virgin well of agriculture in Akwa Ibom State with the establishment...

WIKE APPROVES BUILDING OF SCHOOLS ON SITES OF DEMOLISHED HOTELS

Governor Nyesom Wike has approved the building of a school at the site of the demolished hotels A statement issued by the state Commissioner for...

CHILD TRAFFICKING: A’IBOM POLICE ARRESTS SYNDICATES, RESCUE TWO CHILDREN

Operatives of Anti-Child Theft Unit of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command have arrested seven syndicates that specialize in stealing children and selling them...

BUHARI APPOINTS DAN-ABIA MEMBER OF NIGERIA LAW REFORM COMMISSION, NOMINATES BROWN,...

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated 42 career diplomats he wants the Senate to confirm as ambassadors. He forwarded the name of the nominees to the...

NO 5G LICENCE HOLDER IN NIGERIA, SAYS NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reiterated that it has not licensed any telecoms firm to provide 5G services.   A statement by its Director, Public...

PRESIDENT BUHARI APPOINTS MOHAMMED BELLO, BITRUS CHINOKO

  President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Shehu Mohammed Bello as the new Secretary of the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC. The...