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Kidnapped Akwa Ibom School Principal Released

THE retired school principal kidnapped in his home in Ikot Abasi Akpan, Mkpat Enin Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Akparawa Ezekiel Paul has been released after a week in captivity. The state police spokesman, ASP Timfon John, who…

Op-Ed: Governor Eno’s Vision For Akwa Ibom-Southwark Partnership

GOVERNOR Umo Bassey Eno’s leadership in Akwa Ibom State in Nigeria opens a promising avenue for collaboration with the London Borough of Southwark. Alongside Southwark Councillor Michael Situ, the focus on urban development, infrastructure, and cultural exchange seeks to share…

May Day: Akwa Ibom Governor Declares First, Third Friday Farm Day

GOVERNOR Umo Eno of Akwa Ibom State has reassured civil servants that the state government will key into whatever resolutions are taken by the federal government on the national minimum wage. Speaking at the 2024 International Workers Day celebration in…

Akwa Ibom: Governor Eno Signs N849.97bn Budget Into Law

GOVERNOR. Umo Eno of Akwa Ibom has signed the 2024 appropriation bill of N849.97 billion into law. Eno, who gave the assent during an expanded Executive Council meeting held at the Government House, Uyo, on Thursday, called for an increase…

Akwa Ibom @36: Governor Umo Eno Counts Akwa Ibom ‘Many Blessings’

THIRTY six years after her creation, Governor Umo Eno says Akwa Ibom state has transformed from a dusty provincial headquarters of thatched houses into Nigeria’s destination of choice for businesses, conferences, and other national events with thriving social and creative…

#NigeriaElections22: Hoodlums Matchet Two, Cart Away BVAS In Akwa Ibom

HOODLUMS suspected to be supporters of a political party in Akwa Ibom State inflicted matchet cuts on two voters before carting away with one Bimodal Voter Accreditation System for unit 11 and 12 at Oniong West Ward one in Onna…

Akwa Ibom Targets $10m From Water Sector

AS Akwa Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel, sets to sign the Water Resources Bill into law, the commissioner for Lands and Water Resources, Capt Iniobong Ekong, has assured of $10 million yearly income from the sector. The bill was…

2023: Peters Cautions Akwa Ibom Politicians Against Blackmail, Propaganda In Their Campaigns

A Senior Priest of the African Church, Akwa Ibom State, Reverend Richard Peters, has warned politicians and their followers against employing propaganda, hate speech and blackmail as they go on with their campaigns for the 2023 elections so as not…

Tension As Fuel Seller Sets Ablaze University Student In Akwa Ibom

PANDEMONIUM in Udo Idiong junction, Obio Okpa campus of the Akwa Ibom State University, OrukAnam local government area of the state as a roadside petrol dealer reportedly set ablaze one Enwongo Akpan, a 200-level philosophy student of the institution, over…

Calls For Cancellation Of Akwa Ibom PDP Primaries Suffers Setback, As Court Upholds Elections

THE just concluded primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State has been upheld by the Federal High Court, Abuja. Sources recalls that Mr. Friday Iwok and 30 others had, in a suit with No. FHC/ABJ/CS/606/22,…