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Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has inaugurated 84 units of two-bedroom flat housing for the Nigerian Army at the Wellington Bassey Barracks, 6 Amphibious Battalion, Ibagwa.

Governor Emmanuel inaugurates 84-unit army housing estate

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has inaugurated 84 units of two-bedroom flat housing for the Nigerian Army at the Wellington Bassey Barracks, 6 Amphibious Battalion, Ibagwa.
Valentine Attah

Governor Emmanuel suspends top official

The Akwa Ibom government has suspended the Chairman of the Local Government Service Commission in the state, Valentine Attah.

Governor Emmanuel sacks commissioner

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has relieved the Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Sufficiency, Dr Uduak Udo-Inyang, of his duties.
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Akwa Ibom to spend N100 million to accredit polytechnic courses

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom, says the state government has earmarked N100 million as grant for the state-owned polytechnic to begin the process of securing full accreditation for its courses.

Governor Emmanuel bars commissioners, aides from talking to press

Akwa Ibom governor, Udom Emmanuel, has barred commissioners in his government from granting press interviews.

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.

Group faults education minister, NBS report on Akwa Ibom

A socio-political organisation, Akwa Ibom Liberation Movement (AILM), has faulted claims made by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, that Akwa Ibom State was second among States with the highest number of out-of- school children.
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Obong university secures NUC accreditation for academic programmes

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted accreditation to 10 out of 15 academic programmes offered by Obong University, a private university based in Akwa Ibom State.
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NBA president’s money laundering trial adjourned till May 10

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria has adjourned till May 10 hearing of all pending applications filed by counsel representing the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA President, Paul Usoro.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Tribunal orders INEC to allow APC candidate inspect election materials

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Akwa Ibom elections: Tribunal receives 34 petitions – scribe

The Governorship, National Assembly and State Houses of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Uyo, Akwa Ibom says it has received no fewer than 34 petitions as at April 1.
Mike Igini

Akwa Ibom elections: We’ll support your petitions – REC tells aggrieved candidates

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Mike Igini, has assured aggrieved candidates seeking redress at the Election Petitions Tribunal of the cooperation of the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Akwa Ibom government to upgrade facilities at NYSC camp

The Akwa Ibom government is to complete all ongoing projects and also upgrade existing facilities at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp in the state.

Bishop Oyedepo: God saved Nigerians during general elections

President of the Living Faith Church worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, on Friday, said God saved Nigerians during the 2019 election.
Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom elections: We wrestled against powers, principalities – Governor Emmanuel

The Governor and Governor-elect of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, has said that he wrestled not against human flesh but what he described as “powers and principalities” during the just concluded governorship election in the state.

Tensions as policemen kill NURTW chairman in Akwa Ibom

There is palpable tension in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital following the gruesome murder of the Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Comrade Ubong Udo Udofia, by angry Policemen.

Akwa Ibom governor, 25 lawmakers-elect receive certificates of return

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday issued Certificates of Return to the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, and his deputy, Moses Ekpo.

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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