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The Akwa Ibom State government is stepping up the fight against cult-related violence and killings in the state.
Abak Division Development Assembly (ADDA), a frontline political group in Abak, Etim Ekpo, Ika, Ukanafun and Oruk Anam Local Government Areas of Akwa Ibom State, has appealed to the Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, to run for the governorship seat of the state in 2019.
Some suspected robbers of Iceland cult have reportedly attacked a commercial bus belonging to the Akwa Ibom Transport Company, killing the driver while no fewer than eight passengers escaped with bullet wounds.
The Eket Field Office of the Department of Petroleum Resources has announced the discovery of eight petrol dispensing stations operating for more than five years without licence in Abak Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.
Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom, has donated N200 million for the renovation of Wellington Bassey Barracks, Ibagwa in Abak Local Government Area of the state.
The Department of Petroleum Resources, Eket field office in Akwa Ibom, has suspended I.Z UBA Nigeria Limited petrol station, Abak, for allegedly diverting petrol to an unknown destination.
The Federal Roads Maintenance Agency, FERMA, yesterday, said it had begun re-constructing the failed portion of Essene–Edemaya road in Ikot Abasi Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.
Troops of 2 Brigade of the Nigerian Army have shot dead an armed robbery suspect who was robbing passengers at Otoro Village in Etim Ekpo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.
Police in Akwa Ibom on Saturday morning used tear gas to disperse large crowd of people waiting to collect electoral materials for the State’s local government’s elections at the area office of Akwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission, AKISIEC, in Eket.
Saturday’s councils’ election in Akwa Ibom was characterized by late arrival of electoral materials and officials, including security personnel.
The immediate past Akwa Ibom Governor tasked beneficiaries of the scholarship and bursary grants to renew their commitments to their studies, noting that hardwork, honesty and determination were virtues required of them as they position to lead the future of the district.
A Cross River State High Court sitting in Calabar on Wednesday sentenced a retired worker of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Godwin Elewana, to death by hanging.
Japanese automaker Toyota said Thursday it was suspending tests of its self-driving cars so staff could “emotionally process” after an autonomous Uber car killed a pedestrian in an accident.
Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has said except the federal government address the challenge of infrastructural deficit, market access of 10 per cent and enforcement of rules of origin, African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCFTA) must not be signed.
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday that the social media company made mistakes that allowed data about users to end up with the analytics firm Cambridge Analytica and vowed the company would make changes.
Justice Ahmed Mohammed of a federal high court sitting in Abuja has been asked to dismiss the objection filed by the chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Uche Secondus, the party and the governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, against a suit seeking to nullify the December 9th convention of the party.
Plans by federal lawmakers to veto President Muhammadu Buhari on the amended Electoral Act bill suffered a set back as the House of Representatives resolved to commence fresh work on the rejected bill.
The Conference of Speakers of State Houses of Assembly has dissolved its executives, following the expiration of their two-year tenure of office.
FIFA lifted its three-decade ban on Iraq hosting international football on Friday with the cities of Arbil, Basra and Karbala given the go-ahead to stage official matches.
Chelsea’s goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois, has vowed not to allow his critics dampen his spirit.
A Tunisian man “blew himself up” on Monday as he was being chased by police in the southern region of Ben Guerdane, the interior ministry said.