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Nigerian Navy arrests five suspects, seizes 370 bags of rice

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base, Ibaka, Mbo local government area, Akwa Ibom State, has arrested five suspects and seized 370 bags of smuggled rice from them.

Nigerian Navy seazes 483 bags of rice in Akwa Ibom

The Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base located at Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, says it arrested eleven suspects conveying 483 bags of smuggled rice in two wooden boats.

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.

Governor Emmanuel re-appoints Emmanuel Ekuwem as SSG

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom on Thursday re-appointed Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG).

Federal government inaugurates cassava processing plant in Akwa Ibom

The Federal Government has inaugurated a Cassava Processing Plant and a seven-unit of Staff Quartres in Afi Uda Community, Mbo Local Government Area, Akwa-Ibom State.

Nigerian Navy arrests seven suspected smugglers with 470 bags of contraband rice

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base, Ibaka, Mbo local government area, Akwa Ibom State, has arrested seven suspects and seized about 470 bags of contraband rice in two different arrests.

Nigerian Navy arrest three suspects with 416 bags of contraband rice

The Nigerian Navy in Akwa Ibom State have arrested three suspects with 416 bags of contraband rice said to have been smuggled into the state from neighboring Republic of Cameroon.
The Nigerian Navy has handed over 19 suspects and two fibre boats laden with petroleum products to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for further investigation and prosecution.-3

Nigerian Navy arrests eight suspects, seizes 501 drums of illegal diesel in Akwa Ibom

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ibaka in Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, says it has arrested eight suspects and seized 501 drums of illegal Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) worth about N35 million.
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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.
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International observers decry alleged ballot snatching in Akwa Ibom

The International Election Observers, Pan African Women (PAN) Projects that monitored the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections in Akwa Ibom on Saturday, decried have alleged snatching of ballot boxes in polling units across the state.
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.

Niger Delta militants threaten attacks on oil firms in Akwa Ibom

A group of Niger Delta militants have ordered multinational oil companies out of Akwa Ibom State or risk being attacked.

Nigerian Army begins ‘Operation Crocodile Smile III’ exercise in Niger Delta

The Nigerian Army says it has commenced Operation Crocodile Smile III exercise across the states of the Niger Delta to stem the tide of pipeline vandalism in the region.

Nigerian Navy impound over 828 Bags of rice in Akwa Ibom

About a week, after the Nigerian Navy operating in Akwa Ibom State arrested five persons with 444 bags of rice, the navy has again seized 828 bags of rice said to be contraband items.

Nigerian Navy seizes 130,000 litres of illegally refined diesel, arrests seven

Men of the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Victory in Calabar, Cross River State, have seized a large wooden boat with about 130 litres of suspected illegally refined Automative Gas Oil (AGO) commonly known as diesel.

Two children burnt to death in Akwa Ibom fire incident

Two children were burnt to death while many others who escaped the disaster sustained varying degree of burns as fire ignite Mkpang Utong, a fishing community in Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State weekend.

Nigerian Navy nabs three suspects over bunkering of AGO worth N23m in A’Ibom

The Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base (FOB), Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, has arrested three suspects over illegal bunkering of AGO worth N23 million.

Why I support Governor Emmanuel – Emmanuel Ekuwem

Secretary to Akwa Ibom State Government, Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem, has given reasons for his support for the state governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel.

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Ogun may establish two additional universities

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Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

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‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

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Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

VP Osinbajo felicitates Akwa Ibom as state clocks 32

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday, prayed for peace and blessings for the people of Akwa Ibom as the state marked the 32nd anniversary of its creation.