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Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, says the idea of random testing for COVID-19 in the state is a waste of government resources.

Akwa Ibom governor warns against violation of 8pm to 6am curfew

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has warned the citizens and residents against violation of the 8 pm to 6 am curfew imposed in the state as part of measures to check criminal activities and the spread of the ravaging novel COVID-19.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, says the idea of random testing for COVID-19 in the state is a waste of government resources.

Akwa Ibom people will resist kidnappin­g, political killings – governor

Akwa Ibom State governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has said that the people would resist any attempt by individuals or groups to return them to the evil years when kidnapping and politically mot­ivated killings brou­ght untold fears to the land.

Akwa Ibom extends lockdown by seven days

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has extended the restrictions of movement order by one week as part of measures to contain the Coronavirus pandemic.
The state commissioner for health, Dr Dominic Ukpong, made the call in a telephone interview in Uyo on Saturday.

Coronavirus: Akwa Ibom urges residents not to panic

With the confirmation of the deadly Coronavirus case in Nigeria, the Akwa Ibom State Government has urged residents of the state not to panic.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has described his victory at the governorship election tribunal as a reaffirmation of the people’s mandate, saying that his administration will focus on the improvement of social services like education, healthcare, infrastructure, empowerment of the youths, women and the downtrodden.

2020: Akwa Ibom governor declares zero tolerance for crime

Governor Udom Emmanuel has declared zero tolerance for crime of any sort in Akwa Ibom State in 2020.
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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.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police nab five ‘robbers’ in Akwa Ibom

The Nigeria Police Force, Akwa Ibom Command, said the command had arrested five suspects in connection with recent robbery attacks in Uyo metropolis.
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State said his administration will continue its industrialisation drive, giving priority to Ibom deep seaport and industrial city projects in his second term.

I won’t impose a successor – Akwa Ibom governor

The Governor cleared the air while interacting with the leadership and some members of Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio, foremost socio cultural organization of the Ibibio youths, that stormed Government House gate to herald his arrival following his victory at the Governorship petitions tribunal.
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Akwa Ibom polytechnic debunks closure threat by NBTEC over alleged appointment of new rector

The authorities of the Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot Ekpene, have vehemently refuted the allegation that the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) has threatened to shut down the institution over the appointment of an unqualified rector.

Elections: Group urges Akwa Ibom Police to remain neutral during polls

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has been urged to maintain a high level of professionalism during the conduct of the elections in the state.
Ezekiel Nya-Etok

Akwa Ibom YDP guber candidate distances self from call to redeploy INEC REC

Young Democratic Party (YDP) Governorship Candidate for Akwa Ibom State, Ezekiel Nya-Etok, has dissociated himself from allegations by the Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) against Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) Residence Electoral Commission (REC) for Akwa Ibom State, Mike Igini, seeking his redeployment.
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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: Elections will determine Akwa Ibom’s fate

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has declared that the 2019 general elections would determine whether the state would maintain its status as one of the most peaceful states in Nigeria or not.
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PDP: Allowing Muhammadu Buhari campaign at Godswill Akpabio Stadium not a sign of weakness

The Peoples Democratic Party, Akwa Ibom State, said on Thursday that the state government’s decision to allow President Muhammadu Buhari use the Godswill Akpabio International stadium for the All Progressives Congress presidential campaign flag-off after some initial concerns was not a sign of weakness.
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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.

Akwa [email protected]: Udom Emmanuel warns residents against going back to ‘internal slavery’

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has once again appealed to the people of the state to embrace his administration and reject the opposition.

Akwa Ibom declares fasting to mark 30th anniversary

The Akwa Ibom Government has declared a one-day fast on Sept. 1, as part of activities marking the 30th Anniversary of the creation of the state.

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