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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.
A Non-Governmental Organisation, Community Watch of Nigeria (CWN), has prayed a Federal High Court for an order restraining Federal Government from appointing any other person representing any state of the Niger-Delta other than from Delta as Chairman of Governing Board of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
The General Manager, Legal at the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Danladi Ibrahim, is now acting Managing Director of the Authority.
The police in Akwa Ibom have arrested and detained a 35-year man, Idorenyin Essien, for allegedly burning his son to death for allegedly stealing N500 in Eket local government area of the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party will end its defense today (Tuesday) at the Akwa Ibom Governorship Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, the state capital, in a petition filed by the All Progressives Congress challenging the re-election of Governor Udom Emmanuel.
The Akwa Ibom State government says it has secured judgment for 9 rape cases as part of its efforts to curb gender-based violence.
Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has suspended chairman of Abak Local Government Area of the state, Imoh Williams, indefinitely over the alleged assault on his creditor by his aides, identified as Godwin Abraham.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Eket Field Office, has sealed Truefaith Gas Station and eight filling stations for various offences in Akwa Ibom.
Amid calls by Miyetti Allah Kautal Haure for Fulanis to remain in the South and defend themselves, the Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, have asked the herders to leave the South or face actions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Nigerian female accomplice of embattled P&ID firm, Mrs Grace Taiga, has been remanded in Suleja Prison according to an EFCC press statement.
A powerful typhoon hit Japan’s southern Okinawa islands Saturday, cutting power to more than 15,000 homes and grounding hundreds of flights.
Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, President, Academic Staff Union of Universities, has called on the Federal Government to send a visitation panel to universities to douse tension and prevent further breakdown of industrial relations in campuses.
Manchester City are keeping tabs on 15-year-old Turkish midfielder Altinordu midfielder Burak Ince.
Human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana, has called on the Federal Government to propose a Money Bill to the National Assembly before the implementation of the increase in Value Added Tax (VAT).
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with Service Chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Lafia Diocesan Chaplain of the Catholic Lawyers Association of Nigeria (CLAN), Rev. Fr. Paul Eze, has urged the association members to dedicate part of their time to offering legal services to the poor.
The Lagos State Government will be supporting secondary schools established by the military formation across the State to increase access to education for residents.
The absence of a police witness on Friday stalled the trial of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, aka Evans, at an Ikeja Special Offences Court.
Trump said in a statement released by the White House that bin Laden was killed in a counterterrorism operation near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, though did not provide an exact date for the death.