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Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Dr. Nsima Ekere, has stirred the hornet’s nest as he accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of poor funding of the interventionist agency during his administration, which lasted six years.
The people of Abak Five in Akwa Ibom State have endorsed the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Obong Nsima Ekere as sole candidate for the 2019 gubernatorial election.
The Manager of Skye Bank Plc, Abak Road Branch, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Ubong Ekpe, is dead.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State may have shut out other intended aspirants in the party from contesting the 2019 governorship election.
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.
Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, on Wednesday raised the alarm over aerial surveillance of the Government House, Ado-Ekiti by a police helicopter.
Sequel to persistent criticism and rejection of the direct mode of primary election adopted for Osun APC, the party has announced its postponement.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that the Continuous Voter Registration exercise will be suspended from August 17, 2018 till after the 2019 general elections.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday resolved to constitute an ad hoc committee to investigate pipeline surveillance contract and payment of contractors by Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NOAC) in Bayelsa.
Ahead of the Sept. 22 governorship election in Osun, the police on Wednesday warned political parties against flouting the Electoral Act.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s statement that he is loved by Londoners was trashed Friday as tens of thousands of protesters demonstrated against him, on the second day of his four-day visit to Britain, the first since he became president in January, 2017.
Former Vice President and frontline contender for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has restated his commitment to the promotion of a just and equitable federal structure of government, saying that it remains the panacea to reigniting the socio-economic development of the country.
A 25-year-old man, who claimed to be an Islamic cleric, had been arrested by the police for allegedly raping a 29-year-old student of Federal College of Education, Technical, Akoka, Lagos.
In places monitored in Ado Ekiti, Ifaki Ekiti, Ayegbaju, Oye and Iworoko, voting had started in those places.
The Katsina State Government says it is working with the World Bank to spend N50 billion to tackle erosion, desertification and flooding in the state.