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Governor Emmanuel gives condition for appointment of commissioners

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has given condition under which people may be considered for appointment as commissioner in his second term.

Governor Emmanuel sacks commissioner

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has relieved the Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Sufficiency, Dr Uduak Udo-Inyang, of his duties.

Ebenezer Babatope: Senator Akpabio committed political suicide joining APC

Chief Ebenezer Babatope, a former Minister of Transport, has said Godswill Akpabio, former Akwa Ibom State governor, committed political suicide by dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) prior to the 2019 elections.

Governor Emmanuel affirms commitment to paying N30,000 minimum wage

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has reaffirmed his commitment to pay the new minimum wage of N30,000 as approved by the federal government and other allowances to the state workforce.

Governor Emmanuel signs N672 billion 2019 budget into law

The Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel, on Wednesday signed the 2019 budget of the state into law.
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Atiku Abubakar promises to reform economy, give Akwa Ibom refinery

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has promised to reform the economy and restructure the country if elected president.
Mr Onofiok Luke, the Speaker, Akwa Ibom House of Assembly says Gov. Udom Emmanuel needs another four years in office to complete the urbanisation of Eket town.

Governor Emmanuel pledges to complete all community projects

Mr. Udom Emmanuel, the Akwa Ibom State Governor, has pledged to complete all ongoing community projects in local government areas across the state.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has tackled the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, over an alleged negligence to their welfare, which borders on payment of bursary, issuance of scholarship, improved condition of learning and grants for special students (Law and Medical students). The students body also raised the alarm to threat to lives of its leadership particularly of its President, Comrade Danielson Akpan.

NANS slams Governor Emmanuel over non-payment of bursary

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has tackled the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, over an alleged negligence to their welfare, which borders on payment of bursary, issuance of scholarship, improved condition of learning and grants for special students (Law and Medical students).
Governor Udom Emmanuel declares his intention to run for a second time as Akwa-Ibom governor at a rally... August 25, 2018. Twitter-MrUdomEmmanuel

Governor Emmanuel promises to implement new minimum wage

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has assured that the state government will ensure the full implementation of the proposed new minimum wage for workers in the state.
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Governor Emmanuel: Akwa Ibom ready to pay N30,000 minimum wage

He said labour is the bedrock of development in any nation and commended the unions for their support so far, adding that he has fulfilled his promises to the unions.

Elections: NANS accuses Akwa Ibom government of buying endorsements

The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) has threatened to shut down the state government’s activities in Akwa-Ibom.
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NANS threatens to shut down Akwa Ibom government’s activities

The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) has threatened to shut down government’s activities in Akwa Ibom State.
Governor Udom Emmanuel declares his intention to run for a second time as Akwa-Ibom governor at a rally... August 25, 2018. Twitter-MrUdomEmmanuel

Udom Emmanuel approves stadium for Muhammadu Buhari, APC campaign in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has approved the use of Godswill Akpabio International Stadium for the flag-off of President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election campaign in the South-South region.
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2019: Udom Emmanuel picks Moses Ekpo as running mate

Ahead of the 2019 gubernatorial elections, Akwa Ibom State Governor Mr Udom Emmanuel has announced his Deputy, Mr Moses Ekpo, as his running mate.
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Udom Emmanuel: Troublemakers in Akwa Ibom already sewing military uniforms

Udom Emmanuel, the Akwa-Ibom State governor, has raised the alarm over threats by troublemakers to disrupt the 2019 governorship election in the state.
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Oyo hosts federal government’s special town hall meeting Thursday

Oyo State Government will, on Thursday, host another edition of the Federal Government’s special town hall meeting.

Akwa Ibom church leaders back Udom Emmanuel for second term

Church leaders under the aegis of Spiritual Fathers Forum on Wednesday reaffirmed their support for the second term bid of Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel.
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Udom Emmanuel accuses APC of plot to foment crisis in Akwa Ibom

Emmanuel Udom, Akwa Ibom State governor, said on Thursday that his office had got briefs of plans by the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), to cause mayhem in the state.

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Court remands man for allegedly murdering mistress’s husband

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