PDP SPEAKS ON PERFECT ELECTORAL VICTORY IN AKWA IBOM

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State has dedicated the party’s victory in the just concluded general elections to God. The PDP won...

WORLD BANK, AKWA IBOM STATE GOVT IN DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP

The industrialization programme of Governor Udom Emmanuel-led administration in Akwa Ibom State will record another leap with the test run of a three hundred...

A’IBOM EPIDEMIOLOGIST SACKED FOR ‘REFUSAL TO PLAY POLITICS WITH COVID-19 RESULT’

  Akwa Ibom State Government has sacked its Epidemiologist, Dr. Aniekeme Uwah, following an alleged misunderstanding regarding the number of COVID-19 test samples with the...

MINIMUM WAGE: NO GOING BACK ON OCT 16 DEADLINE – LABOUR

The organised labour in the country yesterday said it has not shifted ground on its plan to embark on a nationwide strike should the...

POLICE RECRUITMENT: APPLICATIONS REACH 843,008

The Police Service Commission (PSC) said it received 843,008 applications as at 1.00p.m May 2 from applicants seeking enlistment into the Nigeria Police Force. This...

COVID-19: A’IBOM GOVT RELAXES MOVEMENT RESTRICTION, ANNOUNCES COMPULSORY FACE MASKS

Determined to open up the economy of Akwa Ibom State, Governor Udom Emmanuel has announced the relaxation of some restrictions put in place as...

INEC RELEASES FINAL LIST OF GOVERNORSHIP CANDIDATES

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the final list of governorship candidates ahead of the general election. In the list released on Thursday,...

MINIMUM WAGE: WORKERS THREATEN STRIKE WITHOUT NOTICE

Organised Labour under the auspices Trade Union Side (TUS) of the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC), has called on Nigerians to appeal...

QIT SHUTDOWN: NIGERIA TO LOSE N131.13BILLION

ExxonMobil, the operators of Qua Iboe terminal, which is expected to remain shut in for another month, will see Nigeria losing more than N131.13...

FRAUD ALERT: BAFIL DECLARES HIMSELF WINNER OF UYO SENATORIAL DISTRICT PRIMARY

Elder Bassey Etim popularly known with his business name BAFIL has announced himself winner of the Uyo senatorial district primary of the All Progressives...

N3.2bn FAKE DRUGS DESTROYED BY NAFDAC

…Agency Calls For Stiffer Penalty For Offenders The Director General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, on Monday...

COURT OF APPEAL TO BE ESTABLISHED IN AKWA IBOM – ITA...

Plans have been concluded for the establishment of a Court of Appeal in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu...

AUTONOMY FOR STATE JUDICIARY, LEGISLATURE WILL STRENGTHEN DEMOCRACY – A’IBOM SPEAKER

    The Speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey, on Friday, made a case for complete autonomy of state judiciary...

UDOM CHARGES TRAFFIC PERSONNEL TO REDUCE ACCIDENT ON HIGHWAYS

Governor Udom Emmanuel has cautioned motorists to checkmate excessive speeding and observe road traffic rules on the highways so as to save lives and...

IBENO PDP: ETTEH COMMENDS NEW OFFICERS, CALLS FOR UNITY

By Peter Wilfred Efet Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Special Duties, Rt. Hon. Okpolupm Etteh, has commended the high level of sportsmanship and maturity displayed...

CELEBRATING 30 OUTSTANDING YEARS: ETTEH LAUDS UDOM, AKWA IBOM

The immediate past Leader of Akw Ibom State House of Assembly and Honorary Senior Special Adviser to Governor Udom Emmanuel on Special Duties, Rt....

DESTRUCTION OF BILLBOARDS: A CALL FOR URGENT INTERVENTION BY SECURITY AGENCIES

The Akwa Ibom State  Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, has frowned at the incessant destruction of Billboards across the state by unscrupulous elements,...

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Governor Udom Emmanuel (r), discussing with the General Overseer of Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Folorunso Kumuyi (l), during the the Church programme,...

WE NEED ADDITIONAL 155,000 POLICE PERSONNEL TO PROVIDE SECURITY FOR NIGERIA...

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has said that the Nigeria Police Force requires additional 155,000 personnel to adequately provide security for the country. Mr....

A’IBOM PDP ALLEGES FRAME UP PLOT BY APC

THE EVIL FRAME UP THAT MUST FAIL, BEING THE TEXT OF THE PRESS BRIEFING BY OBONG PAUL EKPO, STATE CHAIRMAN PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY AKWA...

AKHA SPEAKERSHIP TUSSLE: ANIEKAN UKO BREAKS SILENT

…Says He Doesn't Know Why People Are Against His Return … "The Agitation For Onofiok Replacement Are Done By Outsiders"-Akpanusoh By Ndueso Umanah...

PDP WILL CONDUCT FREE, FAIR AND CREDIBLE PRIMARIES – PAUL EKPO...

By Martins INYANGETOH As the 2019 general election draws near, Chairman of the Akwa Ibom State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Obong Paul...

ATTAH, AKPABIO, UMANA MEET OVER SEVEN ENERGY INVESTMENT

…Secure $100m Capital Equity As Investments Of Coy Hit $1bn Former Governors of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, Godswill Akpabio and the 2015 gubernatorial...

APPEAL COURT OFFICIALS PREPARING FOR SITTING AMID CLAIMS OF COMPROMISE, FRESH...

There was surprise and consternation when the Appeal Court panel arrived Calabar last Tuesday to replace the former one, following allegations of compromise from...

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FG INAUGURATES THREE-MAN INTERIM MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE FOR NDDC

The Federal Government has inaugurated a three-man Interim Management Committee to oversee the management of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The Interim Management...

2019: MBOHO MKPARAWA IBIBIO SHOWS SOLIDARITY TO UDOM

The new Leadership of an apex Socio - Cultural Organization in Akwa Ibom State, Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio, led by its President, Akparawa Patrick Udofia,...

THE MEDIA COMMUNITY MUST SEE ITSELF AS PART OF A SUPERSTRUCTURE...

By Edifon ABASI-OBOT Journalists in Akwa Ibom State have been urged to see themselves as an integral part of the larger matrix of governance in...

NIGERIAN PASSPORT WITH 10-YEAR VALIDITY EFFECTIVE DECEMBER

Mr Mohammed Babandede, Comptroller-General, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), has said that the issuance of Nigerian Passport with 10 years validity will commence in December,...

BUHARI TELLS OSHIOMHOLE, ‘I SPENT 40 MONTHS IN DETENTION AFTER 1985...

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday told Governor Adams Oshiomhole, Governor-elect, Godwin Obaseki and others delegates in Benin City that he spent 40 months in...

NAFDAC Arrests Producer Of Fake Peak Milk

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has arrested a 56-year-old man, Christopher Nnabuihe, for selling faked Peak Milk. The suspect,...

IDONG ITUEN FETES ITAM TRANSPORTERS

The Member representing Itu in Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Hon. Idongesit Ituen has launched an empowerment scheme in his constituency aimed at...

DAN ABIA JOINS 2019 GUBER RACE: A BLACKMAIL TAKEN TOO FAR

…As Stakeholders, Youths Warn Perpetrators and Sponsors of Blackmail The recent publication of Thursday edition of The Ink, Vol. 3, No. 262, captioned “Dan Abia...

WE MAY HAVE 80 POLITICAL PARTIES FOR 2019 ELECTIONS – INEC

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu has spoken of the possibility of having up to 80 political parties...