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Voting has started in Ukanafun Uwa East, Ukana Ukot Etan village Hall and Independent High School, Ukana (Godswill Akpabio's polling unit).
The Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Trade and Investment, Prince Ukpong Akpabio, has lamented that the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has hijacked election materials from most of the polling units in Essien Udim Local Government Area (LGA).
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and Ibrahim Mustafa Magu, Acting Chairman Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), urging them to “jointly and urgently invite senators Godswill Akpabio and Isa Misau for interrogation and further questioning over alleged diversion of constituency projects.”
Senator Godswill Akpabio has insisted the Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial district election was massively manipulated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akwa Ibom, said it planned to use 19, 028 ad hoc staff for the conduct of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.
The Tertiary Education Fund (TETFund) has said it disbursed N134 billion to universities, polytechnics and colleges of education as intervention funds in 2018.
The Department of Petroleum Resources, Eket Field office, Akwa Ibom, says it has intensified surveillance on illegal gas facilities in the state.
The Board of Trustees of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has given approval for 14 new public tertiary institutions to be enlisted as beneficiaries of different interventions of TETFund.
Fourteen new public tertiary institutions in Nigeria have been enlisted as beneficiaries of the interventions of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), which brings the total number of beneficiaries to 216.
Two commissioners in Akwa Ibom who received a senator, Godswill Akpabio, at the airport in Uyo have been sacked by Governor Udom Emmanuel.
Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has explained why, contrary to the expectations of many, he did not give his elder sister, Lady Bibiana Adani, an ostentatious burial.
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Federal Polytechnic, Ukana brach in Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State has called on the Governing Council of the school to suspend the institution’s rector, Prof. Balama Obomanu, and bursar, Mr. Sunday Okpo, over alleged corruption.
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has announced the cut-off of power supply to Nsukka town in Enugu State as a result of damage done to the Oji River-Nsukka transmission line by activities of wood loggers in Ukana town, Nineth Mile-Nsukka road, Enugu.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has restated its stand on the ban of two passengers occupying the front seat of commercial vehicles across the country.
Greece on Friday boosted border patrols after Turkey said it would no longer prevent refugees from going to Europe, officials said.
Pope Francis postponed his official appointments Friday and was working from home, the Vatican said, a day after cancelling a scheduled appearance at mass because of “a mild ailment”.
Italy urged tourists spooked by the new coronavirus Thursday not to stay away, but efforts to reassure the world it was managing the outbreak were overshadowed by a sharp rise in case numbers.
A non-governmental organization in Ilorin, Kwara state, Waziri Gobir Foundation, has offered to adopt the first primary school in Ilorin Emirate, Okesuna Local Government Education Authority School A and B, Ilorin.
The court in the northern city of Kaduna “discharged and acquitted” the members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria for lack of evidence linking them to the death of the soldier during the bloody encounter in December 2015, Haruna Magashi told AFP.
Former Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose says he is not contemplating dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for another party.
The Commandant, Sokoto State Hisbah Commission, Dr Adamu Kasarawa, said the commission has recorded 606 rape cases across the state in 2019.
A Greek woman who recently returned home from northern Italy has become Greece’s first coronavirus case and she is being closely monitored, the health ministry said on Wednesday. A Greek woman who recently returned home from northern Italy has become Greece’s first coronavirus case and she is being closely monitored, the health ministry said on Wednesday.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday withdrew its petition against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) before the Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja.