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Police arrests fake Army captain, NYSC certificate racketeer

Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) Akwa Ibom state police command has arrested a fake Army captain identified as Kingsley Nelson, a native of Abak Local Government Area of the state.

Akwa Ibom assembly seeks action on resurgence of Lassa fever

Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has called on the State Ministry of Health and other relevant authorities, to be proactive in curtailing the resurgence of Lassa Fever in Akwa Ibom State.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army releases promotion of Major-Generals, Brigadier Generals

The Nigerian Army has announced the promotion of senior officers to the ranks of Major-Generals and Brigadier-Generals in its latest promotion exercise.
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Akwa Ibom plans two rehab centres for 462 ex-militants

The Akwa Ibom state government has concluded plans to establish two rehabilitation centres for 462 repentant militants.

Governor Emmanuel extols legacies of Samuel Bill

Governor Udom Emmanuel has eulogized the 19th-century Irish missionary, Rev. Samuel Bill, who brought Christianity and development to most parts of Akwa Ibom state, established the Qua Iboe Church.
Inaugurating the Royal Fathers, Governor Emmanuel congratulated them on their selection to the stool of their Ancestors.

Akwa Ibom governor inaugurates traditional rulers council

A new chairman of Akwa Ibom State Traditional Rulers Council, TRC, has been sworn in as part of activities to mark the 32nd anniversary of the State.
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Tribunal declares Akwa Ibom APC candidate winner of assembly election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has now got one member in the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly following the declaration of Mr Nse Ntuen of Essien Udim state constituency the winner by the House of Assembly Elections Tribunal, sitting in Uyo, on Sunday.

Akwa Ibom Assembly reinstates suspended council chief

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has reinstated the suspended Abak Local Government Chairman, Barrister Imoh Williams.

Police rescue abducted man from shrine

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has rescued one Dr Sylvanus Udofa from a shrine in the Abak Local Government Area of the state and arrested his abductors.
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Akwa Ibom Assembly suspends council chairman over ‘assault’

Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has suspended chairman of Abak Local Government Area of the state, Imoh Williams, indefinitely over the alleged assault on his creditor by his aides, identified as Godwin Abraham.
Fake Police ACP Kinglsey Udoyen, right, when he was paraded in January in Akwa Ibom

Fake police assistant commissioner faces trial in Akwa Ibom

The Nigerian Police said today that a man who had posed as an assistant commissioner of police is now facing trial in the law court.
Prince Emmanuel Sam

Local council autonomy shrouded in danger, impossible to implement – Akwa Ibom group

Akwa Ibom Liberation Movement (AILM) has given reasons why the Local Government Autonomy Bill recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, may not be in the best interest of Akwa Ibom State and its people.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

Akwa Ibom elections: PDP wins 13 local governments

The incumbent governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, is leading in the governorship election results announced so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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Akwa Ibom council chairman, three others injured as thugs hijack materials

Four persons including chairman of Etim Ekpo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state, Hon. Udeme Wilson Eduo, were injured yesterday on Saturday when suspected hoodlums hijacked ballot materials meant for wards 8, 9 and 10 during the governorship and state Assembly elections.

Chris Ekpenyong: Why I defeated Senator Akpabio

The Senator-elect for Akwa Ibom North West senatorial district, Engr. Chris Ekpenyong, has given reasons he defeated the incumbent, Senator Godswill Akpabio, in the just concluded National Assembly election.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Elections: How Atiku Abubakar won in Akwa Ibom

Atiku Abubakar of the PDP beat Muhammadu Buhari of the APC in Akwa Ibom.
Emmanuel Enoidem

PDP alerts security operatives on alleged illegal arms depot In Akwa Ibom

Stakeholders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Abak Federal Constituency have alerted security operatives on alleged illegal arms depot in Akwa Ibom State.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Paul Pogba belongs to Mancheste United, not his agent Mino Raiola

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola that it is the club who will decide the French World Cup winner’s future.
Vincent Enyeama has labelled Victor Osimhen’s Lille goal in Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Olympique Marseille as at a very high level.

Vincent Enyeama hails Victor Osimhen’s ‘very high level’ goal vs Olympique Marseille

Vincent Enyeama has labelled Victor Osimhen’s Lille goal in Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Olympique Marseille as at a "very high level".
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BMO: Nothing will stop us from promoting government programmes

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says nothing will deter it from promoting laudable activities of the Federal Government.

ADF rejects community policing plan for South-East

The Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) has rejected a community policing proposal for the South-East region.
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NWFL: Why we should get a percentage of FIFA’s $194K largesse to clubs

The board of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) headed by Aisha Falode at the weekend came out strongly to make a case for the league board to be given a percentage of the FIFA largesse to Nigerian clubs whose players were paraded at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.