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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 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.
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.
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).
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.
Worried by ravaging effects of poverty and environmental impacts of erosion, the European Union (EU) has earmarked six pilot states in Nigeria for intervention.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Benue State government has attributed the major causes of flooding in the state to blockage of drainages and the inability of the people to heed to early warning messages.
Human rights activist Femi Falana on Monday said it is time to mobilise Nigerians for a revolution because of wanton insecurity and the poor state the nation’s economy have become.
Akwa Ibom state governor, Udom Emmanuel, has asked Federal Government support any venture that would strengthen the economy of Nigeria, thereby, strengthening its democracy.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has unreservedly condemned the shameful assault on former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, on Saturday in Nuremberg, Germany.
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a woman for allegedly flogging and locking a 10-year-old orphan in a kennel.