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Akwa Ibom Assembly suspends council chairman over ‘assault’

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.

Akwa Ibom communities protest oil firm’s breach of agreement

The failure of Frontier Oil Ltd, operators of Seven Energy, in judiciously implementing the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is responsible for the current face-off between it and its host communities – Esit Eket and Ibeno – in Akwa Ibom State.

Akwa Ibom Assembly inaugurates ad-hoc committes

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly on June 10, 2019 constituted ad-hoc committees on welfare and selection.
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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.

Akwa Ibom elections: PDP wins 13 local governments

The incumbent governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, is leading in the governorship election results announced so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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Akwa Ibom council chairman, three others injured as thugs hijack materials

Four persons including chairman of Etim Ekpo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state, Hon. Udeme Wilson Eduo, were injured yesterday on Saturday when suspected hoodlums hijacked ballot materials meant for wards 8, 9 and 10 during the governorship and state Assembly elections.
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EU tackles rural poverty, erosion menace in six states

Worried by ravaging effects of poverty and environmental impacts of erosion, the European Union (EU) has earmarked six pilot states in Nigeria for intervention.
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.
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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.

Ex-House of Reps member asks Akwa Ibom governor not to seek second term

A former member of the House of Representatives, Eseme Eyiboh, has asked Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state not to contest for a second term in office.

Senators Saraki, Ekweremadu created their own problem – Biafra group

A pro-Biafra group, the Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL has blamed the recent police harassment of the Senate President and Deputy Senate President of Nigeria and other Senators on their (Senators) failure.

Governor Emmanuel’s aide dumps PDP for APC

Mr Ibanga Etang, an aide to Gov. Mr Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom, has defected to the All Progressive Congress (APC).

PVCs serves as valid ID cards – AKISIEC chief

The Chairman, Akwa Ibom Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC), Mr Aniedi Ikoiwak, has said the permanent voter’s cards (PVC) will serve as valid identity cards for artisans and petty traders even after elections.

Akwa Ibom lawmakers ask Governor Emmanuel to produce details of state debt profile

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has asked the Governor Udom Emmanuel administration to present to it details of the debt profile of the state and the repayment plans.

Fisherman commits suicide over loss of boat, equipment, fish in Akwa Ibom

Frustrated after losing all his fishing implements including outboard engine and his catch to boat mishap, a father of four, Mr. Imoh Iyip-Erong, committed suicide.

Akwa Ibom youths disrupt operations at ExxonMobil over relocation of hqtrs

Youths from five oil-producing local government areas of Akwa Ibom State have, again, shut down operations at Exxon-Mobil base in Eket, demanding the relocation of its headquarters to the state.

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Sudan forms transition government to lead country to civilian rule

Sudan’s military leaders and the country’s pro-democracy opposition movement have formed an 11-member sovereign council to lead the country through a three-year transitional period towards civilian rule, state news agency SUNA reported.

Odion Ighalo close to full fitness

Former Super Eagles’ forward Odion Jude Ighalo has revealed that he is just 14 days away from returning to full training with his club after making steady improvement on the injury he suffered last month in Egypt.
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Senator Omoworare replaces Ita Enang as President Buhari’s legislative aide

Senator Babajide Omoworare has revealed his appointment as President Muhammadu Buhari’s legislative aide. Mr Omoworare replaces Ita Enang as aide to the president on National...

NIMC extends NIN enrolment to Nigerians in Austria, Germany

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), has concluded plans to extend National Identification Number (NIN) enrolment to Nigerians in the Diaspora, who are residing in Austria and Germany.

Senator Ekweremadu’s attack paradox of a conman – VON chief

Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) Osita Okechukwu has described the attack on former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, as a paradox of a conman.