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Akwa Ibom government raises the alarm over alleged APC’s plot to cause confusion

The Akwa Ibom State Government has raised the alarm that the recent invasion of the state House of Assembly was the beginning of an agenda by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state to cause confusion and ultimately, postpone the gubernatorial election.

Udom Emmanuel to flag off NMA NEC meeting in Uyo

Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, will on Thursday December 13 flag-off the National Executive Council Meeting of the Nigerian Medical Association in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
Paul Usoro

N1.4 billion fraud: Court orders personal service of criminal charge on NBA’s Paul Usoro

Proposed arraignment of the Nigerian Bar Association President, Paul Usoro, over alleged N1.4 billion fraud, was today, stalled due to non-service of the criminal charge on the accused
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

N1.4 billion fraud: Court fixes date for NBA chief Paul Usoro’s arraignment

Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos fixes December 18 for the arraignment of the embattled President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Paul Usoro (SAN), over an alleged N1.4 billion fraud

NBA: EFCC lacks locus standi to meddle in client-lawyer relationship

Nigerian Bar Association says Economic and Financial Commission lacks the locus standi to meddle in client-lawyer contractual relationship
Paul Usoro

EFCC: NBA president Paul Usoro has case to answer

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says the President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Paul Usoro, has a case to answer over alleged N1.4 billion fraud.
Paul Usoro

EFCC: NBA chief Paul Usoro involved in diversion of public funds

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says Paul Usoro (SAN), president of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), has a case to answer over alleged N1.4 billion fraud.

N1.4 billion fraud: NBA president for arraignment December 10

President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Paul Usoro (SAN), will, on Monday, December 10, be arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged N1.4 billion .

Abom Ibom government renames international airport after Victor Attah

The Akwa Ibom Government has renamed Ibom International Airport after Obong Victor Attah, a former civilian governor who governed the state from 1999 to 2007.

Akwa Ibom: Prohibition of cult goups still in force

Akwa Ibom State Government has reminded individuals and groups operating in the state that the existing Cultism and other Violent Behaviours Prohibition Oder 2018 was still in force.

Akwa Ibom government threatens to publish details of projects awarded by Godswill Akpabio

The Akwa Ibom State Government has threatened to join a former governor of the state, Sen. Godwill Akpabio, in exposing the any sleaze in the activities of the previous administration by publishing details of every contract and level of execution by May 29, 2015.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Ephraim Inyangeyen: Godswill Akpabio reviewed road contract from N28.3 billion to N71.3 billion in...

To bring to an end the controversies surrounding the ongoing 25km Uyo-Ikot Ekpene Road dualisation contract awarded by the immediate past administration of former Governor Godswill Akpabio, the Akwa Ibom State government has come up with facts surrounding the project cost.
Governor Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom set to produce plastic chairs, biro, GP tanks

The Akwa Ibom state government says it will soon start the production of plastic chairs, biro pens, storage tanks and several other industrial products.

Udom Emmanuel’s aide resigns, leaves PDP

Idorenyin Esikot, a special assistant to Governor Udom Emmanuel on small and medium scale entrepreneur, has resigned his appointment with the Akwa Ibom state government.

PDP: APC plotting to use militias to disrupt Akwa Ibom election

The Akwa Ibom State Government has formally invited the security agencies to investigate various claims to run down the government and cause mayhem in the build-up to the general elections in February next year.

Akwa Ibom government worried over renewed insecurity

Akwa Ibom Government has raised the alarm that the threat and strategy by the All Progressive Congress (APC) to cause insecurity in the state ahead of the 2019 general elections was manifesting.

Amaju Pinnick dedicates Super Eagles win to Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Melvin Pinnick has dedicated the Super Eagles’ 4-0 defeat of Libya to His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari.
3 The leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State have urged Nsima Ekere, the Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), to contest for the 2019 governorship election in the state.

In Pictures: Senator Akpabio, Don Etiebet, other Akwa Ibom APC leaders support Nsima Ekere...

The leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State have urged Nsima Ekere, the Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), to contest for the 2019 governorship election in the state.

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