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Akwa Ibom coastal communities protest militant attacks

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.

Governors, stakeholders honour Rotimi Amaechi for contributing to economy

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.
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Stakeholders concerned over 10% growth projection for maritime 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.

Akwa Ibom governor approves recruitment of doctors, nurses

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.
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Local council autonomy shrouded in danger, impossible to implement – Akwa Ibom group

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.

Eket community laments ExxonMobil airstrip abandonment

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.

UTME: JAMB releases list of suspended CBT centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the list of Computer Based Test (CBT) centres suspended for aiding examination malpractices across the country.
Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi and Commodore Duja Effedua (rtd), Rector Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron inspecting completed projects at the academy. (Photo- NAN)

Minister charges Maritime Academy to produce qualified seafarers

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has charged management of Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN) to produce qualified seafarers.

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.

Police arrest couple over murder of nine-year-old accused for being a wizard

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.

Federal government approves N100 billion for East-West road

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.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC nabs 12 crew members, vessel for illegal oil bunkering

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.
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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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Akwa Ibom elections: PDP will record landslide victory – Senator-elect

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.

Akwa Ibom elections: Security operatives apprehend ballot box snatchers in Eket

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.

Elections: Nigeria Army embarks on ‘Operation Show of Force’ in Akwa Ibom

The 2 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Uyo in Akwa Ibom has embarked on a joint show of force parade.

APC rejects presidential polls result in Akwa Ibom

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.
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.

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Cristiano Ronaldo: It hurts when people question your honour

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