News - Akwa Ibom State

Udom Emmanuel Visits Osinbajo

6 days ago /
Nation 

Akwa Ibom State Governor,  Udom Emmanuel, has advised Nigerians to refrain from making inflammatory comments that could heat-up the polity.

PANDEF Rejects Return To On-Shore/Off-Shore Oil Dichotomy

2 weeks ago /
Niger Delta 

The new Chairman of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Idongesit Nkanga has decried the non-challant attitude of the federal government in addressing issues affecting the region. 

Akwa Ibom Governor, Emmanuel Signs 2018 Budget

2 months ago /
Nation 

Governor of Akwa Ibom state, Mr Udom Emmanuel, has signed the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N646.65 billion – 0.74% lower than the original proposal of N651.50 billion earlier presented to the state House of Assembly.

Udom Emmanuel Knocks APC On Restructuring

2 months ago /
Nation 

The recommendation by the all progressives congress, APC, committee on true federalism for off shore oil to be vested in the federal government has received hard knocks from the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel. 

X-Raying The APC Restructuring Committee Recommendations

2 months ago /
Politics 

The all progressives congress committee on true federalism led by Kaduna state Gov. Nasir El’rufai last Thursday submitted its report to the national working committee of the ruling all progressives congress APC. The committee report called for more devolution of powers to states, amongst other recommendations.

Akwa Ibom Gets New SSG

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has announced the immediate appointment of Dr Emmanuel Ekuwem as Secretary to State Government. This appointment is part of a continuous effort to rejig the governance structure of state which started with the swearing-in of 2 new commissioners less than two months ago. Dr. Ekuwem;...

Gov. Emmanuel Calls For Air Force Base Establishment In Akwa Ibom

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Akwa Ibom State Government has advocated for the establishment of a full-fledge Airforce Base to ensure the requisite training of graduates from the Airforce Secondary School in the state. Governor Udom Emmanuel made the advocacy when the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar, led other top brass...

Governor Emmanuel Reacts To Statement From Former Governor Akpabio

3 months ago /
Nation 

Akwa Ibom state governor, Udom Emmanuel says he will not tolerate any attempt by anyone, no matter how highly placed, to undermine the peace he has worked very hard to maintain in the state. The governor said this in a chat with newsmen in Uyo, the state capital in reaction to...

Customs Breaks Government Warehouse Oron, Intercepts 200 Bags Of Rice

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Customs Service, Calabar Free Trade Zone and Akwa Ibom area command has broken into the government warehouse Oron in Akwa Ibom State and  seized 200 bags of smuggled foreign rice. The customs area controller in charge of Calabar free trade zone and Akwa Ibom area command, Patience Burromvyat stated...

Akwa Ibom Governor Swears In New Commissioners

5 months ago /
Nation 

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has inducted two commissioners into the State Executive Council. Mr Ibanga Akpabio is the Commissioner for Ministry of Labour, Productivity and Manpower Planning, while Professor Victor Inoka is assigned the Ministry of Education to replace Pastor Paul Udofia. At the swearing-in ceremony which took place on...

FG Revenue Generation: Customs Rakes In N7.8 Billion In Calabar

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria customs service, cross river and Akwa Ibom states as well as   calabar free trade zone area command and Akwa Ibom area command  generated n7.8 billion as revenue between January and October 2017. Customs area comptroller burro mvyat patience stated this in Calabar during a media briefing with journalists...

Akwa Ibom Govt Asks INEC To Expand Registration Centres

5 months ago /
Nation 

As part of efforts to boost citizens’ participation in the 2019 General elections, Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to expand the locations of the Continuous Voter Registration to accommodate residents of riverine and other remote areas of Akwa Ibom State. Governor Emmanuel...

Court Orders Navy To Pay Man Illegally Tortured, Shot N75m

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court sitting in Calabar has ordered the Nigerian Navy to pay the sum of N75m to a 39-year-old, Mr Etim Asuquo Akpan, as damages after illegally shooting, torturing and holding him hostage. The court also ordered the Navy to tender an apology to Akpan in a national daily. Delivering...

State Governors Ask Buhari To Release Balance Of London/Paris Funds

6 months ago /
Nation 

Governors of the thirty six states of the federation are asking President Muhammadu Buhari to release to them what is left of the London/Paris exit payment to enable the states plan for the 2018 fiscal year.  The governors are also hoping that ongoing reconciliation of figures regarding the exit fund will...

NNPC To Establish Refinery In Akwa Ibom State

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru, says he has engaged investors to establish a refinery in Akwa Ibom state. The NNPC GMD, who declared this during a two-day PENGASSAN’s triennial retreat/synergy workshop, which opened Wednesday in Uyo, Akwa-Ibom state, said the state was well-positioned...

President Buhari congratulates Super Eagles

6 months ago /
Nation  Sports  

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the super eagles on their victory Saturday over the Chipolopolo of Zambia at the Godswill Akpabio international stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom state. The president, who described the hard-earned victory as “very sweet, soothing and a 57th independence anniversary gift to the nation,” applauded the nation’s senior men’s...

IGP hails Senate on kidnap bill

6 months ago /
Security 

Nigeria’s inspector general of Police Ibrahim Idris has hailed the national assembly for speedily passing the bill on kidnapping. The police chief who made the commendation at a south-south public lecture in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital also promised to secure conviction against kidnap kingpins henry chibueze popularly known as...

Police Holds Security Summit In Uyo

6 months ago /
Security 

Insecurity in Nigeria’s south-south geopolitical zone became a major issue at a conference in Uyo Akwa Ibom state as the Nigeria police convened a stakeholders meeting to address the security challenges. Both the inspector general of police Ibrahim Idris and the south-south governors seem to be on the same page in identifying...

IGP Seeks Nigerians’ Support For Effective Policing

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has called for the involvement of all Nigerians to help in intelligence gathering to ensure an effective form of policing for the country.   The IGP made this known when he and his team visited the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, ahead of the South...

Akwa Ibom: NLC On Ruling Class

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria labour congress president Ayuba Wabba has called on Nigerians to be wary of efforts by a segment of the ruling class to disintegrate the country by their continuous calls for restructuring.  Wabba told workers to be politically conscious and obtain their voter cards to enable them vote out such...


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