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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Senate has asked the police in Akwa Ibom to immediately vacate the state House of Assembly complex.
The Senate, on Wednesday, ordered an investigation into the sealing of the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly by security operatives.
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.
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).
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.”
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (Now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for fraud.
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.
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.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday urged motorists to comply with the provisions of the State Traffic Laws, warning that government would not hesitate to bring the full weight of the law on offenders.
Colombian striker Duvan Zapata's hat-trick against Udinese put Atalanta just four points away from Serie A fourth place and final Champions League spot held by AC Milan
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has challenged Lionel Messi to leave Barcelona and sign for a club in Italy.
Young Progressives Party (YPP) has faulted the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari declining assent to the 2018 Amended Electoral bill, stating that it was an attempt to benefit from a flawed electoral system.
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has raised the alarm warning that child malnutrition is silently killing hundreds of under-age children in the northeastern states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.