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Governor Udom Emmanuel declares his intention to run for a second time as Akwa-Ibom governor at a rally... August 25, 2018. Twitter-MrUdomEmmanuel

Governor Emmanuel promises to implement new minimum wage

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has assured that the state government will ensure the full implementation of the proposed new minimum wage for workers in the state.

Election: Federal might will fail in Akwa Ibom – South-South governors

State governors from the South-South geopolitical zone have assured their colleague from Akwa Ibom, Udom Emmanuel, of their total support.

Former Akwa Ibom speaker returns to PDP with 5,000 others

Former speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Ignatius Edet, has returned to the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) with over 5,000 members.
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Governor Emmanuel: Akwa Ibom ready to pay N30,000 minimum wage

He said labour is the bedrock of development in any nation and commended the unions for their support so far, adding that he has fulfilled his promises to the unions.
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Akwa Ibom elders back APC governorship candidate

A forum of elders under the aegis of Akwa Ibom South (Eket) Senatorial District Strategic Leadership Forum yesterday said the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, was the best choice for the state.

Elections: NANS accuses Akwa Ibom government of buying endorsements

The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) has threatened to shut down the state government’s activities in Akwa-Ibom.
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NANS threatens to shut down Akwa Ibom government’s activities

The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) has threatened to shut down government’s activities in Akwa Ibom State.

Akwa United unveil Mfon Udoh, 12 others for new season

The new players were presented to the media, fans and stakeholders of the club at a colourful ceremony at the Nest of Champions – Akwa Ibom International Stadium on Friday
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How Atiku Abubakar will lose February 16 election

Get this straight: Atiku Abubakar will lose the presidential election on February 16. I’m not Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka or one of the tongue-in-cheek seers whose predictions you’ll be struggling to figure out after dropping your offering in the bag at midnight of December 31.

Governor Udom: Elections will determine Akwa Ibom’s fate

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has declared that the 2019 general elections would determine whether the state would maintain its status as one of the most peaceful states in Nigeria or not.
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Akwa Ibom government to set up airline company

The Akwa Ibom State Government says it plans to establish an airline company to ensure maximum utilisation of its airport.
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New Year: NBA chief Paul Usoro accuses President Buhari of trampling on rule of...

The President of the Nigeria Bar Association, Paul Usoro, has accused the Muhammadu Buhari administration of trampling on the rule of law.
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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Udom Emmanuel doles out N62 million Christmas package to youths, women in Akwa Ibom

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has doled out N62 million as Christmas package to youths and women across the 31 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state.

2019: Nigerian Army promises to enhance democratic principles

The Nigerian Army has urged its officers and men to continue to ensure that enabling environment is created to enhance democratic process as the country approaches 2019 general elections.

Nigerian Army holds WASA, charges personnel to promote democratic principles

The Nigerian Army has urged its officers and men to continue to ensure that enabling environment is created to enhance democratic process as the country approaches 2019 general elections.
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PDP: Allowing Muhammadu Buhari campaign at Godswill Akpabio Stadium not a sign of weakness

The Peoples Democratic Party, Akwa Ibom State, said on Thursday that the state government’s decision to allow President Muhammadu Buhari use the Godswill Akpabio International stadium for the All Progressives Congress presidential campaign flag-off after some initial concerns was not a sign of weakness.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar urges Muhammadu Buhari to blame himself for anti-corruption failure

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has told President Muhammadu Buhari not to blame the Nigerian system for his failure to fight corruption, but himself.

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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), said that the Federal Government would intensify efforts to control Lassa Fever in the country.
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Leeds United complete signing of Kiko Casilla from Real Madrid

Leeds United have completed the signing of Kiko Casilla from Real Madrid, with the goalkeeper penning a four-and-a-half-year deal with the Whites.

Enugu residents tasked to embrace fish farming

Mr Stephen Onoja, Director of Fishery, Enugu State Ministry of Agriculture, has urged residents in Enugu State to embrace fish farming as a business.
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Mousa Dembele leaves Tottenham to join China’s Guangzhou R&F

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Emmanuel Petit: Mesut Ozil is just waiting for retirement

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