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Akwa Ibom governor loses 90-year old father

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, on Sunday, lost his ninety-year-old father, the Late Elder Gabriel Emmanuel Nkanang.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court orders former governors who serve as ministers, senators to return their pensions

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the Federal Government to recover pensions collected by former governors now serving as ministers and members of the National Assembly.
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Police arrest three herdsmen over killing of farmer in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command said it arrested three herdsmen for allegedly killing one Peter Edem Asuquo, farmer.
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Federal government owes pensioners over N400 billion – Senator Shekarau

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Establishment and Public Service, Ibrahim Shekarau, has claimed that the federal government currently owes retirees over N400 billion in accrued pension, Punch newspaper reported.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC arrests operators, trainees of ‘Yahoo Academy’ in Akwa Ibom

Operatives of the EFCC, Uyo Zonal Office in a joint operation with some of the Commission’s operatives from Abuja, in the early hours of Thursday, November 28, 2019, stormed a building described as ‘YAHOO ACADEMY’.
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Akwa Ibom government urges partnership with media professionals

Media professionals in Akwa Ibom state have been applauded for their efforts to project the numerous developmentals strides recorded by Governor Udom Emmanuel and have been urged to sustain the partnership.
Iyene Essien, from Akwa Ibom State, is currently Nigerias #1 female under-18 Golfer, and she is only 13 years old.

Golf prodigy Iyene Essien to represent Nigeria at 2022 Summer Youth Olympics in Dakar

Iyene was the youngest invitee at the just-completed Nigeria Ladies open championship in Abuja, that held from Nov 13th to Nov 19th. In February 2019, she captained the Nigeria Girls team to Botswana for the Africa Junior Golf Championship in Botswana
Akon Eyakenyi, a senator from Akwa Ibom State, has declared her stand against the controversial social media regulation and anti-hate speech bills in Nigeria.

Senator condemns anti-social media, hate speech bills in ‘strongest terms’

Akon Eyakenyi, a senator from Akwa Ibom State, has declared her stand against the controversial social media regulation and anti-hate speech bills in Nigeria.
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NDDC budget: I insist that confirmed board members will defend it – Senator Lawan

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan on Thursday reiterated that the Senate will only deal with the board members of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC it screened and confirmed this month.

Kogi/Bayelsa guber: INEC speaks on canceling governorship elections results

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has given reasons it refused to cancel the results of the just concluded governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States.

UN: 218,000 Nigerian refugees living in three neighbouring countries

About 218,000 Nigerian refugees are living in three neighbouring countries – Cameroon, Chad and the Niger Republic – the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has said.
The Management of Akwa United Football Club of Uyo has maintained that the club will bounce from poor start into the new season and called for calmness among its teeming supporters.

Management hands Akwa United over to God after poor start to new season

The Management of Akwa United Football Club of Uyo has maintained that the club will bounce from poor start into the new season and called for calmness among its teeming supporters.
The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Udom Emmanuel, has once again appealed to the federal government to urgently intervene in collapsed federal highways across the state.

Akwa Ibom governor seeks federal government intervention in failed federal roads

The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Udom Emmanuel, has once again appealed to the federal government to urgently intervene in collapsed federal highways across the state.
The General Overseer of Qua Iboe Church Nigeria, Rev. Ekpedeme Moffat, has disclosed that the ongoing crisis bordering on name change of the church has kept the church down for the past 20 years.

Name change crisis has kept Qua Iboe church down for 20 years – overseer

The General Overseer of Qua Iboe Church Nigeria, Rev. Ekpedeme Moffat, has disclosed that the ongoing crisis bordering on name change of the church has kept the church down for the past 20 years.
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal

Imohini Edgal becomes third Akwa Ibom police commissioner in two weeks

Barely a week after Mr Kenneth Ebrimson assumed duty as the 28th Commissioner of Police (CP) in the Akwa Ibom State Police Command, he has been removed, with a new CP immediately appointed as his replacement.
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NPFL: Enugu Rangers sack technical crew

Rangers Management Board in Enugu on Sunday sacks the team’s entire technical crew over its three straight defeats in the ongoing 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
Senator-elect for Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District (Akwa Ibom North-West), Dr. Chris Ekpenyong, has told Senator Godswill Akpabio to allow members of the election tribunal do their work.

Senator Ekpenyong advises Niger Delta minister to address challenges confronting region

The Senator representing Akwa Ibom North-West (Ikot Ekpene) Senatorial District, Senator Chris Ekpenyong, has advised the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, to avoid unnecessary distractions and use his tenure to address the challenges confronting the Niger Delta region.
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Yuletide: Federal government assures palliative measures on damaged Calabar–Itu road

The Federal Government has assured that it would put in place palliative measures to ensure that the badly damaged Calabar-Itu road is motorable during the forthcoming yuletide.

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The Vice Chancellor of University of Benin (UNIBEN), Prof. (Mrs.) Lilian Salami, has approved the appointment of Dr. (Mrs.) Benedicta Adeola Ehanire, as the institution’s Public Relations Officer (PRO).

University of Benin appoints new public relations officer

The Vice Chancellor of University of Benin (UNIBEN), Prof. (Mrs.) Lilian Salami, has approved the appointment of Dr. (Mrs.) Benedicta Adeola Ehanire, as the institution’s Public Relations Officer (PRO).
The state government, through the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development had recently given a three-day ultimatum to motorists and traders using the Ojoo Interchange for commercial activities to relocate to the permanent space.

Oyo government begins evacuation of illegal motor parks

In its bid to actualize its commitment to free flow traffic and reduce accidents at the Ojoo Interchange in Ibadan, the Oyo State Government has begun evacuation of traders and motorists at the interchange to the provided space at Abatakan Motor Park, behind Total filling station, Ojoo, under Akinyele Local government.
David de Gea admits he committed to a new contract at Manchester United because he wants to help the club land more trophies.

David de Gea signed new Manchester United deal in order to land more trophies

David de Gea admits he committed to a new contract at Manchester United because he wants to help the club land "more trophies".

ICPC, others harp on war against corruption

The Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Thursday urged Nigerians to fight corruption for better society and success of the next generations.

Ogun workers to embark on strike Friday

Their resolve to down tools is not unconnected to their inability to meet with Gov Dapo Abiodun over the national minimum wage of N30,000.
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The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) in Abia said it would develop a 25-year development plan that could facilitate good governance and overall transformation of the state.