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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 6

House of Reps move for judiciary reforms

The House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary has said there is need to reform the country’s Judiciary to ensure fast and equitable dispensation of justice.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 5

House of Reps decries slow justice delivery, seek reforms

The House of Representatives has expressed its concerns over the slow pace of justice delivery in Nigeria, stating the need to carry out major reforms in the judiciary.

Reps members urge federal government to release Shiite leader Ibraheem El-Zakzaky

Members of the House of Representatives on Wednesday called on the Nigerian government to release Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, in accordance with several court rulings.
APC Speaker of Akwa Ibom House of Assembly Nsen Ntuen

Akwa Ibom APC assemblymen finally sacked

Two days to the expiration of tenure of the current state legislatures countrywide, a federal high court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, and presided over by the Justice Fatun Riman, has sacked all former PDP members of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly who defected to APC late last year.
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Reps speakership: Femi Gbajabiamila, Idris Wase join forces

The campaign organisations of the House of Representatives Leader Femi Gbajabiamila and Mohammed Idris Wase collapsed into one last night.

Akwa Ibom Assembly trains councillors, others on management

For competent legislative delivery at the grassroots level of governance, the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has organised a two-day workshop on parliamentary management for local government councilors, clerks and servants at arm.
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Akwa Ibom Speaker urges federal government to grant state licence to operate aircraft

Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Onofiok Luke, has appealed to the Federal Government to approve operational licence to enable the recently-acquired Ibom Air aircraft go on air.
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Akwa Ibom to spend over N673 billion for 2019 fiscal year

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly Wednesday passed into law the 2019 state appropriation bill, increasing it by over N2billion.

Akwa Ibom elections: APC, PDP trade words on benefit of alignment with centre

Chieftains of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Akwa Ibom State were at the weekend locked in a verbal exchange over the benefits of being hooked up to the government in power in Abuja.

APC leads in announced National Assembly results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released results of 118 National Assembly seats out of the 469.
Mr Onofiok Luke, the Speaker, Akwa Ibom House of Assembly says Gov. Udom Emmanuel needs another four years in office to complete the urbanisation of Eket town.

Governor Emmanuel challenges President Buhari to expose corrupt politicians running to APC

Akwa Ibom State governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal government to prosecute all corrupt politicians running to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in to escape justice.
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Election: PDP recruits 1,000 men to guard votes at polling units in Akwa Ibom

As part of its effort to ensure that the 2019 general elections are not rigged in Akwa Ibom State, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has disclosed its plan to deploy about 1,000 men to each of the polling units in the state to man its votes on Saturday February 16 and March 2, elections in the state.
Mr Onofiok Luke, the Speaker, Akwa Ibom House of Assembly says Gov. Udom Emmanuel needs another four years in office to complete the urbanisation of Eket town.

Onofiok Luke: Why Udom Emmanuel should be re-elected

Mr Onofiok Luke, the Speaker, Akwa Ibom House of Assembly, says Gov. Udom Emmanuel needs another four years in office to complete the urbanisation of Eket town.
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Onofiok Luke: Achievements, political calculation will return Udom Emmanuel

Onofiok Luke, Speaker, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, has expressed optimism that Governor Udom Emmanuel’s achievements in office will return him to the Hilltop Mansion in 2019.

Udom Emmanuel to flag off NMA NEC meeting in Uyo

Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, will on Thursday December 13 flag-off the National Executive Council Meeting of the Nigerian Medical Association in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
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Onofiok Luke: Godswill Akpabio after my life

Onofiok Luke, the Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, has alerted stakeholders from Essien Udim Local Government Area of the state that Senator Godswill Akpabio is after his life.
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Akwa Ibom CP debunks police involvement in House of Assembly crisis

The Akwa Ibom Commissioner of Police, Musa Kimo, has denied Police direct involvement in the state House of Assembly crisis which started on Nov. 19.

Udom Emmanuel: Police aiding breakdown of law and order in Akwa Ibom

Governor Udom Emmanuel has called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the Federal Government to immediately redeploy Akwa Ibom State Commissioner of Police, Musa Kimo, for allegedly aiding the breakdown of law and order in the state.

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Oyo governor threatens to jail union members who foment trouble

The Oyo State Government, on Sunday, warned some leaders of the suspended National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state to desist from carrying out the threats of violence issued in a video, which has gone viral in the last 24 hours.
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Police nab Aiye cult kingpin in Ikorodu

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