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Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), in Akwa Ibom State, has impounded petroleum products suspected to be adulterated and handed them to the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
House of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration has commended the Rector of Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Commodore Emmanuel Effedua for turning round the fortunes of the academy within a short period.
The management of Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron, in Akwa-Ibom, on Sunday cautioned newsmen against the spread of fake news, urging them to be professional in their coverage of activities of the academy.
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.
Gunmen have reportedly abducted two Catholic priests, Rev Fr Joseph Nweke and Rev Fr Felix Efobi from Awka Catholic Diocese.
Yobe State governor Mai Mala Buni has directed the suspension of the district Head of Fannami Ward, Lawan Mari from Bade Local Government for alleged sodomy with a six year-old-boy.
The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated the newly elected chairmen and councillors of the 16 local government councils, following official announcement of Saturday’s council election results by the State Independent Electoral Commission.
A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), said on Sunday that the leader of the Department of State Service (DSS) team that invaded the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday apologized to Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu over the incident
The police in Ogun State have arrested three suspects over the death of a 27-year-old man who was stabbed in the chest.
Ebonyi and Anambra state have been ranked first and second respectively on the chart of South East married women between ages of 15-49 who had experienced violence committed by their husbands or partners.
Anthony Joshua would not be drawn on his future plans after regaining his world heavyweight titles from Andy Ruiz on Saturday.
House of Representatives member Babajide Obanikoro says he is impressed with the fans and organisation of the Lagos Saturday Boxing Show.
Men of the Lagos State police command have rescued a corps member, Faith Onyiwara, who was kidnapped around Ilamija, in the Epe area of Lagos State.
Earlier on newsmen had reported that the Federal High Court in Abuja has been thrown into confusion as the DSS allegedly attempts to re-arrest Omoyele Sowore immediately after the end of today’s proceedings.