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Akwa Ibom government to set up airline company

The Akwa Ibom State Government says it plans to establish an airline company to ensure maximum utilisation of its airport.
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Police confirm arrest of four suspected kidnappers in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom Police Command on Monday confirmed the arrest of four suspected kidnappers and two notorious cultists terrorising Eket Local Government Area and its environs.
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.

Onofiok Luke: Why Udom Emmanuel should be re-elected

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.
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Udom Emmanuel doles out N62 million Christmas package to youths, women in Akwa Ibom

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has doled out N62 million as Christmas package to youths and women across the 31 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state.

A vote for parliamentary system

I have always believed that returning to a parliamentary system would offer us an opportunity to practise a more robust form of democracy. I like presidentialism, which we currently practise, but I love the parliamentary system.

EFCC arraigns two oil marketers, companies over alleged $8.4 million theft

The EFCC, accused the defendants of fraudulently converting the AGO at the office of Trafigura Beheer BV located at 20A Sinaro Daranijo Street, off Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

NiMet predicts weather for Monday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted moderate and light dust haze, as well as sunny and partly cloudy atmosphere over most parts of the country with the possibility of morning mist over the Southern part on Monday.

DPR discovers 50 illegal filling stations in Akwa Ibom

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Eket office says it had discovered 50 illegal filling stations in the state.

NiMet predicts partly cloudy, sunny, haze skies for Monday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has predicted partly cloudy to sunny and hazy atmosphere over most parts of the country with prospects of scattered thunderstorms over the Southern part on Monday.

DPR intensifies surveillance on illegal gas facilities in Akwa Ibom

The Department of Petroleum Resources, Eket Field office, Akwa Ibom, says it has intensified surveillance on illegal gas facilities in the state.

NiMet: Cloudy, sunny weather to prevail on Wednesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy and sunny weather conditions over most parts of the country with chances of thunderstorms over the southern part on Wednesday.
Nigeria Police

Police smash kidnapping, child trafficking syndicate in Imo

Operatives of the Imo State Police command have smashed a kidnapping and child trafficking syndicate that have been responsible for many incidents of abductions in the state.
Governor Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom set to produce plastic chairs, biro, GP tanks

The Akwa Ibom state government says it will soon start the production of plastic chairs, biro pens, storage tanks and several other industrial products.

AMCON releases names of top 105 debtors

The Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has published the names of its top 105 debtors.

PDP: APC plotting to use militias to disrupt Akwa Ibom election

The Akwa Ibom State Government has formally invited the security agencies to investigate various claims to run down the government and cause mayhem in the build-up to the general elections in February next year.
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NiMet predicts cloudy weather, rains, thundery activities for Friday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted partly cloudy weather conditions with chances of thunderstorm and moderate/light rainfall activities over most parts of the country on Friday.
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NiMet: Thunderstorms, rains, cloudy weather to prevail on Thursday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted of thunderstorm and rain activities with cloudy weather conditions cover most parts of the country on Thursday.
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NiMet: Scattered rainfall, thunderstorms to prevail on Monday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted chances of scattered rainfall and thunderstorm activities over most parts of the country on Monday.

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FRSC tasks federal government on dualization of Idiroko road over accidents

Mr Olugbenga Farinloye, the Idiroko Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, on Thursday advised the Federal Government to dualise the Idiroko Road to reduce accidents in the area.
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Australian Open: Simona Halep staggers into clash with Venus Williams

World number one Simona Halep scraped through to an Australian Open third round clash with Venus Williams Thursday after being pushed to the limit by unseeded Sofia Kenin over three sets.
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Tokyo Olympics: Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi, Blessing Oborududu to compete at UWW in Bulgaria

Nigeria Wrestling Federation has stepped up efforts for Tokyo 2020 Olympics as Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi, and Blessing Oborududu will compete at two United World Wrestling (UWW)-ranking tournaments in Bulgaria and Germany next month.
Zimbabwe police fired teargas to disperse a crowd queuing for bread at a shopping centre near central Harare [Philimon Bulawayo-Reuters]

US alarmed as Zimbabwe targets, beats activists amid unrest

The US embassy in Zimbabwe says it is "alarmed" by credible reports that security forces are targeting and beating activists and labour leaders. A local doctors' rights group says it has treated 68 gunshot cases.

Facebook removes 364 pages linked to Russian news agency

Facebook has removed 364 pages and accounts linked to employees of Russian news agency Sputnik from its platform.