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Police rescue teenage burglar from mob attack

The Police in Akwa Ibom on Wednesday prevented irate youths from lynching an 18 year old burglar who broke into a boutique shop in Eket local government area of the state.
Prince Emmanuel Sam

Local council autonomy shrouded in danger, impossible to implement – Akwa Ibom group

Akwa Ibom Liberation Movement (AILM) has given reasons why the Local Government Autonomy Bill recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, may not be in the best interest of Akwa Ibom State and its people.

Eket community laments ExxonMobil airstrip abandonment

Residents and indigenes of Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State have expressed their concern over the alleged abandonment ExxonMobil airstrip by the oil firm.
Annie Idibia

Annie Idibia loses father to cancer

Annie Idibia, wife of Nigerian music legend c on Wednesday announced the death of her father, Macaulay as a result of an unsuccessful battle with cancer.

NiMet predicts cloudy, rainy weather for Friday

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy and rainy weather conditions with prospects of widespread thunderstorms over most parts of the country for Friday.

NiMet predicts cloudy, sunny atmosphere for Saturday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy to partly cloudy and sunny weather with widespread thunderstorms over most parts of the country on Saturday.

DPR seals 21 petrol stations in Akwa Ibom

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Akwa Ibom said on Monday that it had sealed 21 filling stations for operating without licenses and for nonrenewal of licences.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
Akon Eyakenyi

Akwa Ibom elections: PDP will record landslide victory – Senator-elect

The Senator-elect for Eket senatorial district in Akwa Ibom, Mrs Akon Eyakenyi, has expressed hope that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win the Governorship/Assembly elections in the state.

Akwa Ibom elections: Security operatives apprehend ballot box snatchers in Eket

Security operatives have apprehended two men in possession of a ballot box along Iko Nkwo street in Eket local government area of Akwa Ibom state.

APC leads in announced National Assembly results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released results of 118 National Assembly seats out of the 469.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Elections: How Atiku Abubakar won in Akwa Ibom

Atiku Abubakar of the PDP beat Muhammadu Buhari of the APC in Akwa Ibom.

INEC declares PDP winner of Eket federal constituency

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Mr Patrick Ifon, the House of Representatives candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the Eket Federal Constituency election held on Saturday.
Mr Abugu Warefade, beneficiary of the distribution of the starter packs materials in Warri done in the bid to create awareness in the impacted communities across the Niger Delta States, held on Febuary,8 2019.

Amnesty: 177 persons benefit from various communities

No fewer than 177 persons profiled from various communities for each of the 20 distribution centres across states in the Niger Delta have benefitted from the amnesty programme.
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.

NiMet warns of climate-induced diseases in 2019

The Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has warned that there could be prevalence of climate-induced diseases such as malaria, cerebrospinal meningitis and respiratory diseases in many parts of Nigeria in 2019.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi: Those attacking mosques, churches are uneducated political activists

The Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammad Sanusi II, has described those attacking Mosques and Churches in Nigeria as ill informed and uneducated political activists.

NiMet: Partly cloudy, sunny, hazy weather to prevail on Saturday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted sunny, hazy and partly cloudy weather conditions over most parts of the country on Saturday.

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Olu Akerele: Naming national stadium after MKO Abiola shows President Buhari has good heart

A former aide of Chief MKO Abiola, Lisa Olu Akerele, has said that naming National stadium after the late winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election was an indication that President Muhammadu Buhari has good heart.
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President Buhari: I declared June 12 democracy day to correct injustice meted-out on Nigeria

Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari fell to pressures from leaders of the South-West geopolitical zone to recognize June 12 as national Democracy Day over political interest, the President on Wednesday said his decision was hinged on the need to correct alleged injustice meted out on the entire country by the military government.

DSS warns against undemocratic activities, confirms arrest of culprits

The Department of State Services said it has observed with concern the deliberate plots and attempts by some subversive and undemocratic elements to incite or pit one ethnic group against the other by stoking the embers of tribal sentiments to cause disaffection and violence across the country.

Don: Honouring MKO Abiola one of President Buhari’s boldest decisions

Prof. Akinyele Aluko of the Global Knowledge Group has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s renaming of Aura stadium after the late MKO Abiola as one of the President’s boldest moves thus far.

June 12: Ex-President Jonathan reduced MKO Abiola to ethnic champion – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Wednesday said former President Goodluck Jonathan reduced the late MKO Abiola to an ethnic champion by renaming the University of Lagos (UNILAG) which is located in the South- West after him.