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Onofiok Luke

Onofiok Luke: Godswill Akpabio after my life

Onofiok Luke, the Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, has alerted stakeholders from Essien Udim Local Government Area of the state that Senator Godswill Akpabio is after his life.

Udom Emmanuel: Police aiding breakdown of law and order in Akwa Ibom

Governor Udom Emmanuel has called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the Federal Government to immediately redeploy Akwa Ibom State Commissioner of Police, Musa Kimo, for allegedly aiding the breakdown of law and order in the state.
Governor Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom Assembly crisis: Udom Emmanuel seeks Muhammadu Buhari’s intervention

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the Akwa Ibom Assembly crisis to ensure continuous peace in the state.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

PDP alleges Godswill Akpabio behind Akwa Ibom Assembly siege

The opposition People's Democratic Party has alleged former minority leader, Godswill Akpabio, is behind the controversy rocking the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly.
APC Speaker of Akwa Ibom House of Assembly Nsen Ntuen

Fresh rumpus at Akwa Ibom Assembly, 11 members suspended

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly faced a fresh rumpus this morning, split down the middle, between APC and PDP legislators and two men who claimed to be the legitimate speakers.

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.

Group condemns siege on Akwa Ibom Assembly

A group, the Save Ijaw Nation Group (SING) has condemned the recent siege at the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly by men of the Nigerian Police Force.

CLO cautions against withdrawal of police from Akwa Ibom Assembly

A human rights group, the Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), has cautioned against the withdrawal of police from the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly premises, saying such moves could leave room for an attack by hoodlums.

Police vacate Akwa Ibom Assembly premises

The Police on Friday ended their siege on the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly as all entrances to the complex, which had been barricaded since Tuesday morning, are now open.

Senate seeks probe into Akwa Ibom Assembly invasion

The Senate on Thursday called for the investigation of the crisis that led into the Police laying siege on Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly.

Senate asks police to vacate Akwa Ibom Assembly complex

The Senate has asked the police in Akwa Ibom to immediately vacate the state House of Assembly complex.

Senate to investigate sealing of Akwa Ibom Assembly by security operatives

The Senate, on Wednesday, ordered an investigation into the sealing of the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly by security operatives.

Sacked Akwa Ibom lawmakers hold plenary, elect own speaker

As a fallout of the sacking of five members in the state assembly Monday, some members of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly have elected the member representing Essien Udim State Constituency, Mr. Nse Ntuen, as their new Speaker.

Akwa Ibom Assembly sacks four more lawmakers who defected from PDP to APC

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly on Monday sacked four more lawmakers who defected from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Akwa Ibom governor presents N670.72 billion budget for 2019

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom on Wednesday presented 2019 budget of N670.72 billion to the state House of Assembly for consideration.
Onofiok Luke

Onofiok Luke: I dropped my ambition for continued peace In Akwa Ibom

Onofiok Luke, Speaker, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, has said that his decision to elevate Governor Udom Emmanuel’s second-term bid against his National Assembly aspiration is to ensure the sustainability of the existing peace in the state.

Akwa Ibom government to establish Security Trust Fund

The Speaker, Akwa Ibom House of Assembly, Mr Onofiok Luke, has said that arrangement are underway to establish a Security Trust Fund for security officers to ensure continuous peace in the state.

Akwa Ibom PDP lawmaker dumps party

Mr Victor Udofia, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member representing Ikono State Constituency in the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly has dumped the party.

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NLC: N30,000 minimum wage must be paid before 2019 elections

Waheed Olojede, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo state chapter, has assured workers of the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage before the 2019 general election.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: Why I shunned the 2019 elections peace pact signing

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said he did not attend the signing of a peace pact for 2019 presidential elections in Abuja because he “did not receive any formal invitation.”
Tunde Ayeni

EFCC detains ex-Skye Bank chief Tunde Ayeni for alleged fraud

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VON chief, others call on mainstream media to counter fake news

The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.

Plateau PDP accuses APC of buying voters cards

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of buying voters cards especially in the PDP strongholds as part of its plan to win 2019 election at all levels even as the governor stated that PDP was merely playing to the gallery and engaging in diversionary tactics to misinform and mislead the public.