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Akwa Ibom assembly proposes neighborhood safety corps agency

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has proposed the setting up of Neighborhood Safety Corps Agency as a tool to curb insecurity and ensure safety of lives and properties within the State.

Akwa Ibom begins random coronavirus testing

Following a little spike in the number of confirmed cases in the state and need to review the lockdown order, the Akwa Ibom state government has concluded modalities to embark on mass testing of its citizens.

SSANU/NASU strike cripples activities in varsities

The five-day warning strike embarked upon by non-academic staff unions in the universities, yesterday, crippled activities in most institutions in the country, though the industrial action was yet to take off in some other institutions.

Governor Emmanuel affirms commitment to paying N30,000 minimum wage

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has reaffirmed his commitment to pay the new minimum wage of N30,000 as approved by the federal government and other allowances to the state workforce.
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Senator Akpabio denies dumping APC, returning to PDP

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the former Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has reacted to report of him planning to defect back to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
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NBS: Akwa Ibom records highest unemployment rate in Q3 2018

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Akwa Ibom reported the highest unemployment rate of 37.7 per cent in third quarter 2018.

Police confirm death of four undergraduates in UNIUYO cult clash

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has confirmed report of a cult clash between the Black Axe and Vikings Confraternities at the University of Uyo campuses.

Tricycle operator nabbed for allegedly defiling 10-year-old girl

A tricycle operator, one Edet Edem, is currently in police custody for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl (name withheld) in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

Former Akwa Ibom speaker returns to PDP with 5,000 others

Former speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Ignatius Edet, has returned to the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) with over 5,000 members.
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Akwa Ibom elders back APC governorship candidate

A forum of elders under the aegis of Akwa Ibom South (Eket) Senatorial District Strategic Leadership Forum yesterday said the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, was the best choice for the state.
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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.
Governor Udom Emmanuel

Udom Emmanuel accuses APC of plot to foment crisis in Akwa Ibom

Emmanuel Udom, Akwa Ibom State governor, said on Thursday that his office had got briefs of plans by the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), to cause mayhem in the state.

Udom Emmanuel: APC’s plan to cause violence in Akwa Ibom will fail

Emmanuel Udom, Akwa Ibom state governor on Thursday, said his office has gotten briefs of plans by the All Progressive Congress (APC) to cause mayhem in the state, but that it will all end in futility.
Governor Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom church leaders back Udom Emmanuel’s re-election bid

Church leaders under the aegis of Spiritual Fathers Forum (SFF) has affirmed their support for the re-election bid of Akwa-Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom.
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2019: Akwa Ibom APC’s Nsima Ekere picks Amadu Atai as running mate

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom State, Nsima Ekere, has picked a former state chairman of the APC, Amadu Atai, as his running mate.

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.

Akwa Ibom commissioner denies rift between Senator Akpabio, Governor Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Uwemedimo Nwoko, has dismissed the insinuation that there is a clash of interest between former governor of the state, Godswill Akpabio, and the incumbent, Governor Udom Emmanuel, as the 2019 election gets closer.

NYSC member shot dead in Akwa Ibom – Police

A National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, member has been shot dead in Akwa Ibom State, the police have said.

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Kano Disco urges tenants to verify electricity bill before renting apartment

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) on Tuesday urged potential tenants to always verify electricity bill status before renting apartments in Kano, Katsina and Jigawa States.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has come up with solutions to reduce the waiting time of vessels berthing at Lagos terminals.

Nigerian seaports to commence 24-hour operation

Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, disclosed this on Tuesday in Lagos while briefing the media after the second edition of the monthly meeting of heads of maritime parastatals, held at the NIMASA headquarters.

China achieves progress in battle against cyber crimes – report

China said it has made headway in cracking down on illegal online businesses, said a report on the country’s cybersecurity in 2019.
Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed that a four-month-old child was among the 20 new coronavirus cases recorded in the state on Friday.

Kwara records eight new cases of coronavirus

Kwara has recorded eight new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as at 11.45p.m on Monday, Aug 10.

Obadiah Mailafia: Serving northern governor a Boko Haram leader

Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, says repentant terrorists revealed that a serving northern governor is a Boko Haram leader. Mailafia said this on ‘Morning Crossfire’ programme on Nigeria Info Abuja 95.1FM on Monday.