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NAOWA decries increase of widows in barracks

The Nigerian Army Officers Wives Association (NAOWA), 2 Brigade Chapter, on Saturday decried the increase in the number of widows in the barracks.

Ex-President Jonathan starved NDDC of funds – Nsima Ekere

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.

2019: Abak communities endorse NDDC chief’s governorship ambition

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.

Bank manager, brother drown during picnic at Ibeno Beach

The Manager of Skye Bank Plc, Abak Road Branch, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Ubong Ekpe, is dead.

2019: PDP gives Governor Emmanuel automatic ticket

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.

Nigerian Air Force holds combat sports in Uyo

The Nigerian Air Force is holding its Inter-Command Combat Sports Competition in Akwa Ibom State.

Akwa Ibom govt imposes curfew on two local govt areas

The Akwa Ibom State government is stepping up the fight against cult-related violence and killings in the state.

2019: NDDC chief Nsima Ekere urged to enter Akwa Ibom governorship race

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.

Suspected cultists kill driver, set bus ablaze in Akwa Ibom

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.

DPR seals 36 petrol stations in Akwa Ibom

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Eket Field Office said it has sealed 36 petrol stations in Akwa Ibom state over various offences last week.

DPR discovers eight illegal filling stations in Akwa Ibom

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.

Governor Emmanuel takes over army barrack renovation in 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.

Filling station suspended for allegedly diverting petrol

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.

FERMA reconstructs bad portion of East-West link in Akwa Ibom

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 kill suspected armed robber, rescue victims in 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.

Akwa Ibom council polls: Police disperse rowdy crowd with teargas in Eket

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.

Voter apathy, late arrival of materials mar Akwa Ibom council election

Saturday’s councils’ election in Akwa Ibom was characterized by late arrival of electoral materials and officials, including security personnel.

Senator Akpabio restates commitment to quality education

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.

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