Cross River doctors declare indefinite strike, accuse Ayade govt of hiding...

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Cross River chapter has withdrawn its services from all medical facilities in the state. This was relayed in a letter...

UN suspends two employees over viral sex video

The United Nations says it has suspended two employees involved in a recent viral sex video in Israel. The video which surfaced online last week,...

Nigerian govt to further research Madagascar herbal as COVID-19 death toll...

The Nigerian government says the Madagascar herbal remedy will be subjected to further research despite being proven to only be a cure for malaria. The...

COVID-19: Nigeria gets $41.3m aid from America

The United States’ COVID-19 emergency aid to Nigeria has risen to $41.3million (N15.5 billion). In a statement on Thursday, the Department of State said the...

2020 BUDGET APPRAISAL: A’IBOM ASSEMBLY TASKS MINISTRY OF FINANCE ON ECONOMIC...

  Chairman of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly Committee on Appropriation and Finance, Rt. Hon. Uduak Odudoh, has tasked the Ministry of Finance...

AKWA IBOM SPEAKER UNVEILS ‘MKPO AMAA CHANGE’ INITIATIVE

The Speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey, has lauded the ingenuity of Governor Udom Emmanuel’s Special Assistant on...

MORE YOUTHS IN EKET FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY BENEFIT FROM GOV EMMANUEL’S COMMUNITY...

by Mfonobong Ukpong More youths from Eket Federal Constituency have benefitted from Governor Udom Emmanuel's benevolence through the Divine Mandate Community Service, as they...

AVIATION: A’IBOM SCALE-UP COVID-19 PROTOCOLS AT VICTOR ATTAH AIRPORT

By Glory James As part of its preparation for the reopening of the Victor Attah International Airport (VAIA), the Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Special...

COMMOTION AT THE NBA PORT HARCOURT (INTEGRITY BAR) BRANCH POST-ELECTION PARTY

All hell broke loose, yesterday 25th June 2020, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, during an after-party organized by the Nigerian Bar Association (“NBA”), Port...

FAAN RELOCATES HEADQUARTERS TO ABUJA

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said it has relocated its headquarters to Abuja. The General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu made this...

APC CRISIS: AMAECHI FINALLY REACTS

Minister of Transportation and Leader of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi has reacted to the crisis rocking his party, APC. This...

THE MOTHER OF ALL CONVOS: SENATOR CHRIS EKPENYONG FOR COOPA CONVO

Former Deputy Governor and Member Representing Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District in the Senate, Senator Chris Ekpenyong will speak on COOPA Social Media...

FORMER SOUTH AFRICA PRESIDENT, ZUMA RISKS ARREST OVER CORRUPTION CHARGES

South Africa’s former president, Jacob Zuma, alongside French arms company, Thales, are to face corruption charges in court. A judge had in February issued a...

OKONJO-IWEALA COMMENDS ECOWAS FOR ENDORSING HER WTO’S DG CANDIDACY

    Nigeria’s Former Finance Minister, Okonjo-Iweala has commended the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for endorsing her for the position of the Director-General...

DEMOLITION OF HIGH COMMISSION BUILDING IN GHANA EXPOSED BUHARI, APC INCOMPETENCE,...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the demolition of the Nigeria’s Embassy in Ghana has further shown how the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Presidency...

RAPISTS FACE LIFE IMPRISONMENT IN A’IBOM  

...As Govt Begins Implementing 'Power For All' Electrification Projects     Rape suspects in Akwa Ibom State may face up to life imprisonment following the signing of...

ATTACK ON COVID-19 MONITORING TEAM: A’IBOM GOVERNMENT SEALS OFF CHRIST EMBASSY...

  Akwa Ibom State Government has sealed off the building and premises of Christ Embassy Church in Uyo over alleged attack on the COVID-19 Monitoring...

A’IBOM SPEAKER LAUDS MARTHA EMMANUEL’S ‘SHELTER OF HOPE PROJECT  

By Ukeme Ikpito   Speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey, has lauded the wife of the State Governor, Mrs....

VIOLENCE: A’IBOM ASSEMBLY URGES JUDICIARY TO REJECT BAIL ON RAPE CASES

  The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, in a resolution, urged Ministry of Justice not to consider bail or attend to plea bargaining proposals...

COVID19 PALLIATIVES: PUBLISH CRITERIA FOR SELECTING BENEFICIARIES

Policy Alert, a non-governmental organisation working to promote social, environmental and economic justice in Nigeria, has called on the Government of Akwa Ibom State...

WHY WE TIGHTENED LAW AGAINST RAPE IN AKWA IBOM – BARRISTER...

The Chairman of the Committee on Information in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Barrister Aniefiok Dennis Akpan, has said the legislature has...

Obaseki: Another party may win Edo guber poll – Tony Momoh...

A former Minister of Information, Tony Momoh, has warned the All Progressives Congress (APC) that the Edo State governorship election will not be a...

COVID-19: FG to withhold passports of travellers into Nigeria

The Federal Government has said it will withhold the passports of travellers whether citizens or foreigners coming into the country. They will be required to...

MAKE OUR DEMOCRACY A THING OF BEAUTY – GROUP URGES ...

1001+ Voices Initiative for People Empowerment (1001+ Voices), a community based non-governmental organization joined Nigerians to mark and celebrate 2020 Democracy Day, describing June...

A’IBOM ASSEMBLY MOVES AGAINST ILLEGAL TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS, MOTOR PARKS

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has frowned at the increase in the number of illegal tertiary Institutions and motor parks in the...

SEVENTH ASSEMBLY: PARLIAMENTARY STAFF FELICITATES ASSEMBLY LEADERSHIP

  Members of staff of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly under the aegis of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) have felicitated with...

THE SEVENTH ASSEMBLY HAS BEEN A VIBRANT, WORKING ASSEMBLY – CLERK...

Mrs. Mandu Umoren, a philanthropist, thoroughbred bureaucrat and alumni of the University of Ibadan (Class of 1987), is the Clerk of the Akwa Ibom...

FOOD SUFFICIENCY: UDOM FLAGS OFF FARMERS ENUMERATION

Governor Udom Emmanuel has formally flagged off a farmers' enumeration exercise in Akwa Ibom state with a charge on people to take agricultural activities...

A’IBOM ASSEMBLY PASSES ‘URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING BILL’ INTO LAW

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly at its plenary on Thursday, passed into law, a bill for the establishment of Urban and Regional...

FORMER SUPERVISORS PETITION A’IBOM ASSEMBLY OVER FINANCIAL IMPROPRIETY OF ESIT EKET...

...I believe Assembly Will Conduct An Unbiased Investigation - Council Boss   The last is yet to be heard involving issues between some Council Chairmen, Aides...

COVID-19: GOVERNOR EMMANUEL TO REOPEN CHURCHES ON SUNDAY

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has approved that churches in the state would be reopened on Sunday, June 7, 2020. In a statement...

A’IBOM ASSEMBLY PASSES VOTE OF CONFIDENCE ON GOVERNOR EMMANUEL

… Lauds His Exemplary Leadership Strides   The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly at plenary on Friday passed a vote of confidence on Governor Udom...

NIGERIAN NAVY: 110 TOP OFFICERS AFFECTED IN MAJOR REJIG

Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, has approved the appointments of some senior officers in the Nigerian Navy. In a major rejig,...

COVID-19: BUHARI LOBBIES FOR DEBTS CANCELLATION

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged ‘developed countries’ to cancel debts owed by ‘poor countries’, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Buhari stated this while speaking at a...