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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.
Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot Osurua

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.
Danielson Akpan

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.
Udom Emmanuel

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.
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.

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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The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Senator urges President Buhari not to open land borders yet

Senator representing Nasarawa West Senatorial District, Adamu Abdullahi, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari, to resist pressure on him to open the nation’s land borders for now.

Gynaecologist: Sex position, duration don’t determine child’s gender

Dr Olatoye Ogundipe, a gynaecologist, on Wednesday, says the gender of a child is not determined by the sex position or duration contrary to beliefs by some people.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC national leadership fix NEC meeting Friday

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and his National Working Committee (NWC) have finally bowed to pressure by fixing the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting for Friday, November 22.

Police recruitment: Court to deliver judgment in PSC suit on December 4

The Federal High Court Abuja will on December 4, deliver judgment in the suit filed by the Police Service Commission against the Nigeria Police Force over the recruitment of 10,000 constables.
Jose Mourinho has been appointed the new Tottenham manager. REUTERS

José Mourinho was not Tottenham’s first choice to replace Mauricio Pochettino

That’s according to a story in the Daily Mail on Wednesday which claims that Spurs chairman Daniel Levy actually wanted Brendan Rodgers to work his magic in north London.