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Hundreds of men, women and youths of coastal communities in Oron local government area of Akwa Ibom state on Tuesday staged a peaceful protest against incessant attacks and killings by suspected militants.
The contributions of the former Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi to the nation’s economy were relived in Lagos at the weekend, by some political elites and stakeholders in the maritime/transportation industry.
Maritime stakeholders have listed some measures that would be required to achieve 10 per cent growth in the sector as projected by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA.
Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom, on Wednesday, approved the recruitment of 25 additional doctors, consultants and 100 nurses into the state’s public health sector.
Akwa Ibom Liberation Movement (AILM) has given reasons why the Local Government Autonomy Bill recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, may not be in the best interest of Akwa Ibom State and its people.
Residents and indigenes of Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State have expressed their concern over the alleged abandonment ExxonMobil airstrip by the oil firm.
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has charged management of Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN) to produce qualified seafarers.
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.
The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested a middle-aged couple for alleged murder of their nine year-old-son accused of being a wizard.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, has said the Federal Government has approved N100 billion for the completion of Sections 1 to 4 of the East West Road project.
A team of operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, led by the Uyo Zonal Head, Mr. Abdulkarim Chukkol, has arrested 12 crew members and illegally bunkered diesel, (Automotive Gas Oil AGO), which were arrested by the Nigerian Navy.
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 Senator-elect for Eket senatorial district in Akwa Ibom, Mrs Akon Eyakenyi, has expressed hope that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win the Governorship/Assembly elections in the state.
Security operatives have apprehended two men in possession of a ballot box along Iko Nkwo street in Eket local government area of Akwa Ibom state.
The 2 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Uyo in Akwa Ibom has embarked on a joint show of force parade.
The All Progressives Congress on Monday said it had rejected Saturday’s presidential election result in Akwa Ibom, declared by Independent National Electoral Commission at the Collation Centre, Uyo.
Yunus Usman, counsel to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the claim that results of the February presidential election were transmitted to a server is “the greatest lie of this century”.
England women’s manager Phil Neville believes football players should boycott social media in the wake of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba becoming the latest high-profile figure to suffer racist abuse online.
Dangote Cement Plc has regained its position as the biggest listed firm on the Nigerian Stock Exchange as sell-offs were witnessed in MTN Nigeria Communication Plc’s shares on Tuesday.
Cristiano Ronaldo is uncertain when he will stop playing, but the Juventus star said it could be as soon as next year.
Cristiano Ronaldo told Portuguese television on Tuesday that “2018 was the most difficult year on a personal level.”
Former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Kingsley Moghalu, has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari over his directive to the bank to halt foreign exchange for food importation.
Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) in a statement signed by its director of information, Edeson Samuel, disagreed with IPOB over the attack on Senator Ike Ekweremadu.
Eight suspected new initiates of the One Million Boys cult group were on Sunday arrested by the police in Lagos.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has advised candidates of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) to always read and strictly adhere to instructions contained in the examination brochure before registering for the examinations.
The senior National Basketball men’s team, D’Tigers’ earlier scheduled trip to China in continuation of their preparation for the FIBA World Cup may have suffered a setback over paucity of funds.